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One of a kind

Dassiesfontein is one of the places you just have to experience. Typical local! Freshly baked... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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Nothing much

Honestly this is just a stop for tourist to do their business and also some shopping. The place is... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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6 Sep 2017
“One of a kind”
6 Mar 2017
“Nothing much”
N2, Botrivier 7230, South Africa
+27 28 214 1475
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Dassiesfontein is one of the places you just have to experience. Typical local! Freshly baked bread, beskuit, cookies, chutney, etc. Moerkoffie, kaiings with pap and bread, vegetable soup etc. It is also a shoppers paradise!! You will defnitely find something you want or need in...More

Thank lovetravel84
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Honestly this is just a stop for tourist to do their business and also some shopping. The place is tightly packed with all sort of goods ranging from household items, food and gardening. Toilets: quite small and stinky. Perhaps something can be done. Food (wine,...More

Thank 459ahl
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Order your wine and sit down for some of the typical local fare offered at Dassiesfontein. The food is delicious and remarkably cheap. There are goods for sale that can not be listed, but it did lead me to ask whether they ever managed to...More

Thank JKG416
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Dassiesfontein is like nothing else you find much everywhere else along the highways and byways of South Africa. "Emporium" would be a perfect word to describe what they migh be, as you could potentially find anything from a coal stove to cheese, from a leather...More

Thank Trade M
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We often visit Dassiesfontein for a delicious breakfast or lunch. It is situated right next to the N2 between Botrivier and Caledon. There are also many items for sale etc. clothes,shoes,cheese,wine,household goods and even fresh bread. It really is an interesting shop to visit if...More

Thank SchubertKleinmond
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Dassiesfontein is something very unique. Its got so many different products. There is really something for everybody. From baby products to granny treats. Some of the decor is really very expensive,but its also very unique. There is really so much to see at this lovely...More

Thank Izelle M
Reviewed 13 May 2015

The Cape has several coffee shop/road side stalls that are a bit over the top and this is one of them. You can get a coffee with cake (the apple crumble is excellent) or full on meal in the cool interior. But the drawcard has...More

Thank tgwwgtTravel
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This is basically a large bric-a-brac store full of Africana and a variety of old-style and more modern household and clothing items. There is a small coffee shop and a chaotic retail space. The retail space is very quaint and memorable in its own right...More

Thank ImOnABoatZA
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This place is a treasure trove of nicnacs and old bits and pieces. You can shop for clothing, leather goods, second-hand furniture and toys. The also serve good solid farm bread and soup that is very tasty. Love their chunky sandwiches

Thank JulietteP_SA
Reviewed 29 January 2015

I love stopping over at dassies fontein for one reason and one reason only. The hearty pies made in a woodfire stove. I take all my friends there to experience it and they keep coming back aswell. People who love trinkets and tit bits will...More

Thank Grant465
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