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Namibia Craft Centre

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Approximately 38 craft stalls from rural communities, ethnic groups and projects sell Namibian handicraft here, which range from jewellery to carved tree roots. We have the freshest Namibian food and best cheesecake and apple crumble in town! Our...more
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40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
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All reviews under one roof one stop shop african art for sale souvenir shopping wood carvings nice market leather goods nice collection several levels definite place to visit local artisans street side pleasant place nice coffee shop interesting items capital city
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite place in Windhoek. Every time I visit there is something new to discover. Interesting crafts, great gifts, lovely people and delicious food - what more could you ask for?!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank pachmad
ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Shareen Thude

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing half a day including lunch...My wife and I enjoyed hopping and lunch at this all what you need market...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DCermelli
ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind response.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice collection of arts and craft with a great coffee shop to boot. One of the more interesting point to visit in the capital city.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rayski
ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Rayski for your wonderful review! Shareen Thude General Manager

Reviewed February 23, 2019

We visited twice during our stay in Windhoek and purchased lots of nice little gifts to take home however our latest visit earlier today was blighted by a pick pocket who stole a mobile phone from my husbands pocket. Yes we should know better but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Afrikaherewecome
ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Thank you for your review. We are aware of pick pockets and our sales staff remain alert to identify and remove them, however, some unfortunately do slip in at times. We will continue to put mechanisms in place to keep our customers and their goods...More

Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

I didn't feel comfortable visiting this small craft market where you see the same things everywhere, and the partially naked women with their babies. I did it in 5 minutes looking at the ground.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Henriette B
ShareenT16, Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019

Dear Henriette, At the Namibia Craft Centre, which is the main building in the Old Breweries Complex, we do not have naked women or babies. They are usually sitting in the small market which is next to our building, but is not part of our...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019

I am an apple crumble addict - and these guys do serve a great apple crumble, good coffee and a great place to browse for a special gift or piece of decor. Makes a pleasant alternative.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CaptainC160559
Reviewed December 16, 2018

ART, craft and souvenir sellers are ever present in cities and larger towns all over Africa. They ply their wares, usually the artistic creations of others, often from neighbouring countries, on the roadside, on sidewalks or at open markets. Bargaining prices is the order of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 726danny
ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Dear Danny, Thank you for your comprehensive, wonderful and thoughtful review. With the support of customers like you, we are able to constantly improve our service and make our job at the Craft Centre much easier. We trust that you have enjoyed your visit to...More

Reviewed December 15, 2018

The Namibia Craft Centre area has at least six stores offering many treasures. You can find magnets, keychains, jewelry, fabric items, clothing, coats, purses, toys, porcupine quills, semi-precious stones, books, posters, nativity sets, bowls, wall hangings, skins, and so much more. I visited the area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaye N
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Craft Center in central Windhoek is a great place to pick up souveneirs. It is well laid out and clean. There is a wide variety of items for sale:jewelry,wood carvings, books, t-shirts, etc. Prices are good and there is no high pressure sales tactics.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lance C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Whenever we want to buy local craft, this is our preferred place. In piece and without the constant dazzle by merchants one can compare and select the best there is for a good fixed price. For those in our group that are a bit tired...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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IceChillington
August 12, 2018|
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Response from oldmike1605 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Until 1PM. The resturant is open later.
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IceChillington
August 12, 2018|
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Response from ShareenT16 | Property representative |
yes 09:00-13:30
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Joyce W
April 21, 2018|
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Response from ShareenT16 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed response. Yes we do accept all major credit cards at the Craft Centre. Thank you
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