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Address: Jan Smuts Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: (012) 667-1659
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What a lovely market

We love going to Irene Market. The stalls are very nice selling original hand made products and the food for sale is to die for. We love visiting this market as a family and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love going to Irene Market. The stalls are very nice selling original hand made products and the food for sale is to die for. We love visiting this market as a family and the children enjoy this just as much.

Thank Stellie-Bell
Durban, South Africa
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131 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This market is truly a "real" one with goods made by hand. No commercial junk. It's on Jan Smuts one of the presidents of SA his old farm includes his original house presidential car and old tank with a musuem. The food area catered for every taste bud. I came from Durban to see this market. I saw families with... More 

Thank beverley m
Pretoria, South Africa
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After relocating from Pretoria to Cape Town, I have not been to this market for many years. I'm pleased to say that they are still original and have many creative and original crafts for sale. It is the best place to shop for gifts and the food stalls also have plenty to choose from at decent prices.

Thank Leonie-Vorster
Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

At a time when every other suburb has a flea/farmer's market Irene definitely stands out as a space that is a little more thought out. The location is quite nice and generally easy to get to even if you're not familiar with Pretoria. The layout of the market is good - with similar stalls being bunched together which makes it... More 

1 Thank Mervjn
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

So much to see, so little time to experience all that is on offer. You could spend an entire day taking in all the arts and crafts.

Thank Chantelle B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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355 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This market is set in the lovely village of Irene, near Pretoria, at the Jan Smuts musuem. About 40 - 45 minutes’ drive from Johannesburg. Open every first and last Saturday of the month from 09h00 – 14h00. Free parking on the grounds and clean toilets are provided. This is predominantly a country market; full of charm and beautiful stalls.... More 

Thank Carla S
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Though it wss far from where I was staying in Johannesburg, but still it was worth to give a try. I really enjoyed the this flee market as there were variety of stuffs which makes u feel as to its a flee market with people come with their wares and on an open ground they arrange their tables and sell.... More 

Thank Murtaza. A
Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is always a pleasure to visit Irene Market. The ambience is warm and friendly. Musicians doing their own thing in the background. The available crafts are unique and original. Always something different. The crafters are eager to assist you (without overwhelming you). A nice tea garden. First Saturday and last Saturday of each month until 14:00.

Thank pixie1505
South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A wide variety of everything you can think of plus lots to eat, including traditional SA food like 'pannekoek'. Also place to just sit and enjoy the outdoors.

1 Thank Leolor
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Took the family to the Market and was pleasantly surprised at the variety of options available. Excellent arts and crafts and wide variety of food stalls made for an enjoyable morning and certainly worth the drive from Joburg. Will definately go again.

2 Thank firemangp

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