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A Hidden gem of the beaten track

Brilliant little gem roughly 25 minutes travel from North cliff/JHB Northern suburbs. Just confirm... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
.Lovely day out

The glass factory is beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed watching a very talented glass blower show... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
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Shady Lane | Offr Beyers Naude & R114, Johannesburg 1747, South Africa
+27 11 796 3006
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the shandrani Resort in Mauritius for 5 days. If you looking for a time out spot to do absolutely nothing but relax then it’s perfect for you and your family. We traveled with kids two boys aged 12 & 8 they seemed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SnethembaZ
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Brilliant little gem roughly 25 minutes travel from North cliff/JHB Northern suburbs. Just confirm that Food stalls and product stalls are on site. Brilliant handcrafted gifts, ranging from necklaces, leather goods, pet spoils, to handcrafted chocolates, jams, original Canvas oil and acrylic paintings. Etc etc...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank einesweetie
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Ngwenya Village a few Times over the years, and usually have a great time. Sadly a bit disappointed this time. Had lunch at Gilroys - ordered Eisbine - it was delicious, but no accompanying sauerkraut. Only after our asking about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 4us2enjoy
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

With a wonderful selection of food and home product stalls plus a great restaurant and a brewery it is an excellent place to visit. The fish & chips at Glenroy pub was outstanding, and the Eisbein enough for a few days. Good quality locally brewed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to find gifts for overseas visitors. All things African. Highly recommended for weekend entertainment.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

The glass factory is beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed watching a very talented glass blower show off his skills. The mini stalls were great and reasonably priced and we loved our lunch.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Loved this place , it was pleasant and relaxing . The shops are great and the people are frequently. A bit of a shame that the place is so small . It is worth the visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank philad2017
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Ngwenya has a small shop with beautiful glassware at good prices They have a couple of shops around the perimeter with a market on specific days I had breakfast at Barefoot kitchen, that offers the option to make up your own meal if you don't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing glass factory if you looking for a present ornaments and even to get a broken glass vase fixed. Watching a demonstration of glass flowers being made was fascinating. Recommended.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank williamg216
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The glass factory has beautiful wares for sale and there is a glass blower who will happily demonstrate his skill. The factory is set in a complex of a restaurant, beer garden, ducks and duck eggs supplier and various other retailers. A pleasant outdoor place...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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