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Ngwenya Glass

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Watch our glassblowers creating wonderful african animal figurines and tableware using 100% recycled glass, from an overhead balcony. Feel the heat of the furnace and understand why we say we are the HOTTEST attraction in Swaziland. Our well stock...more
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3 Offramp 3 off MR Highway, Ngwenya H104, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Ordered their chicken curry and was disappointed with the portion size. No correlation. The order time was also long. The Manager I presume greeted all the other tables except for ours which we were of a different race and didn't go down well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MandyMaggs
GaryH2335, General Manager at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi MandyMaggs, Thank you for your feedback, I will look into this and ensure the portion sizes are sorted out. I can assure you there was no malice intended that I did not greet you, from the look of your pic of me i was...More

Reviewed December 3, 2018

A must visit if you go to the Ngwenya Village. Glass art using recycled glass. Glass products you will find nowhere else, some of the Art pieces are comparable to what I have come across in Europe and elsewhere. Brilliant for visiting Tourists who want...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed December 2, 2018

Our group stopped at the Glass Factory in which real glass blowing took place. Beautiful pieces of glass were being blown, cut, shaped and finalized on the premises. Next to the Glass factory is a Candle & Soap shop. Lots of different scented candles and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it. I do think however you are combining your visits to Ngwenya Glass and Swazi Candles into one here. We are 2 separate complexes and both worth a visit. The open air market you mention...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018

You can freely visit this glass factory where they will produce a large variety of glass objects, practically all made from recuperated glass. A large shop on leaving the factory will allow to shop for gifts or sometimes original glass objects. Annex are also a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it. Just want to correct your comment "practically all made from recuperated glass", our products are 100% from recycled bottles collected in eSwatini/Swaziland.

Reviewed November 25, 2018

This place is one of the main attraction of the kingdom of Eswatini, we could learn how the artisans can make nice glass objects from melted glass and how hard is this job. the Glass shop does not offer a very big variety of Glass...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it. There are signs all over our shop mentioning that discounts are not available, but these are often over looked and it is often tedious to keep saying "No". I am certain that if I...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018

A good place to visit and see the artisans working hard in the heat of the furnace. Don't expect a huge range of glass objects but then don't expect to pay exorbitant prices. Some good shops around the complex and the lyrebirds are always worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is amazing beyond compare!!! We enjoyed a quick something to eat and drink in the coffee shop before we entered the glass blowing factory. It is amazing to see how much detail they actually out in and how quick it takes them to make...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed October 26, 2018

You can watch the glass being blown, but it's really hot inside. We liked browsing through the gift shop while waiting for our food. I wish we could have bought more! The restaurant offers outdoor seating, and a few indoor tables. They have peacocks on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Ngwenya Glass is a lovely stop, just of the highway, on the road between Mbabane and the Ngwenya border post. The artisans produce the most astonishing products from recycled glass - all reasonably priced as well. Absolutely worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your review and support, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Interesting & beautiful Glass Factory showing the whole process of creating the glassworks. There are few other souvenir and craft shops around. Lots of peacocks wandering freely too!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ngwenyaglass, Owner at Ngwenya Glass, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thanks for your review and support, we really appreciate it

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SkadeSerobane
July 28, 2018|
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No, there is no entrance fee
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Mbare, google them, I am not able to put weblinks in this answer
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