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Fun at the market

My first time visiting the Irene market and I was pleasantly surprised. More than enough parking... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Megan R
Centurion, South Africa
Most relaxing!

I enjoy the quality and the diversity of the different stalls, the atmosphere of country music and... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Jane L
Elands Bay, South Africa
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The Irene Village Market at the Big Red Barn is an arts and crafts market. The market has received many accolades from the likes of various magazines and newspapers, provides an environment bringing together artists and patrons alike while offering...more
Jan Smuts Avenue | The Big Red Barn, Pretoria 0187, South Africa
+27 12 667 1659
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All reviews last saturday red barn food stalls arts and crafts nice market market offers pleasant morning for sale craft beer wares jewelry delicacies diversity selling johannesburg plants breakfast
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My first time visiting the Irene market and I was pleasantly surprised. More than enough parking, activities for the kids, restaurants where you can eat, a diversity of stalls to buy clothes, homemade eatables, furniture, paintings, homeware, bakeware and loads of other goodies on sale....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Megan R
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I enjoy the quality and the diversity of the different stalls, the atmosphere of country music and the smell of delicacies - too many hanging in the air. This is an ideal place for families to spend a day. The restaurant is quick and friendly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A much better venue than the previous one, nicer parking too. Went to the Christmas in July market, so much more space, easier to move around, excellent and reasonably priced food, Brilliant band relaxing music. A must visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gillian W
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This market offers ample parking, food stalls and unique arts and crafts. Amble around the market, buy some coffee, freshly baked goods or vegetables when you're there. If you're looking for unique and quality crafts - this is a wonderful market to visit. Clothes, pottery,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ryamarim
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Don't get confused with Irene Market Smuts museum which is dreadfull. Head to Irene Village Market Red Barn. Fantastic market. Plenty craft stalls. Home made eats. Great day out. Plenty for the kids as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank gemmajess195656
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Hosted twice a month at the Big Red Barn, this market offers crafted items ranging from braai tools, jewellery to antiques, plants and pet blankets. The food stalls offer a mouth-watering array of cuisines, coffees, drinks, etc. Come hungry, browse, eat, shop and enjoy. About...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Had a very good time here with friends. We came to look at the market and have some breakfast. I turned out to be a very pleasant morning that was enjoyed by all. We even made a plan to come again as a group in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jacquess2016
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This is well worth going out and about to stroll, buy and eat. Food is good to snack and lunch. But bring sone money, to invest in some of the pretty and handy crafts. Enjoyed it and will go back and back.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ronev14
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Went to irene market with my wife and inlaws, great market, the stalls are all home crafts, there is none of the cheap chinese stuff, its all artisans showing their wares. We bought a railway sleeper coffee table and wine tack from James a local...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank DIVE-Traveller-ZA
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Great family market. Lots of interesting crafts. Atmosphere exciting, a buzz. More than enough to eat and to drink. Bring your dog for a stroll.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank VeronicaM4403
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February 25, 2017|
Response from WaynePozarycki | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes, most welcome. Many dogs are about each week - I'm sure the customary canine etiquette is applicable. Leash and poop control!!!