The French Market

South Africa

We bring French cheese, charcuterie, champagne, truffles, caviar and gourmet delicacies to your table. 

Welcome to the

French Market in South Africa

For those who appreciate the finer things in life, French gourmet food, cheese, wine and spirits, we, the French Market, can deliver these unique products to your homes and businesses throughout South Africa. Speciality foods include a wide selection of FRENCH CHEESE, FRENCH CHARCUTERIE, FRENCH DRY GOODS as well as ITALIAN FRESH TRUFFLES and CAVIAR.

Our French cheese range includes fromage appellation d’origine controlée (AOC) from the great dairy producing regions of France including Comte and Morbier du Jura, Epoisses de Bourgogne, Brie de Meaux, Camembert de Normandie, Reblochon and Tomme de Savoie, Roquefort, Bleu d’Auvergne and Raclette. Pair with our selection of French wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, Alsace, Champagne and Provence or Calvados, Armagnac and Eau de Vies. Popular French gourmet products include duck confit, terrines and rillettes, Dijon mustards and vinegars.  Fresh truffles and caviar, speciality sauces and preserves are imported from Italy.

We deliver tailormade orders through our online shop as well as from our long-established Gardens Centre shop in Cape Town. We are well known as a purveyor of authentic French gastronomic treats. We have in-depth product knowledge which we combine with a professional service, in French or English, for private entertaining and corporate events, including the French Embassy’s 14th July stunning cheese board.

Travelling to France?  Check out our holiday homes.

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The French Market



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Alex Moult

“Absolutely amazing shop. A gem of Cape Town. Family run business with imported French cheeses, produce, wine and pastries, even including some other nationality specialties (Italian pasta, for example). The staff are knowledgeable on their products and can offer great suggestions.
Friendly, welcoming and a great shop to support with your business.”

– Alex Moult

“Wonderful shop, excellent products extremely reasonable prices! Superb! 10 stars”

– Claire Watling

“French cheeses, pâté, jams, etc. Marvelous! You can also buy unbaked baguettes to freeze and bake when you need them. Easy and delicious”

– Greg Andrews

“I love the fresh vegetables, the delicious cheese, real Champagne and all the French delicassies in this quaint and well stocked store. Parking in Gardens shopping centre safe and shop central and accessible.”

– Richard Morris

“Very cute store, very friendly lady behind the counter! Needed food for a classic French picnic and found everything we wanted and much more. All the best cheeses, authentic French jams, pâtés, foie gras, etc. Highly recommend”

– JC

“A wonderful taste of Francs right on our doorstep merci beaucoup to Suzanne and Nicky
Fresh food · Great selection · Convenient location

– Laura Robinson

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