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Address: | Skeerpoort, Magaliesburg 0232, South Africa
Phone Number: (012) 207 1289
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Lunch at the cheese farm

Lunch in a relaxed atmosphere with great service and lovely food. Only the place is getting to be so popular that it can get crowded. But

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
308hughb
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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to some excellent food as the place had been recommended, but the service alone was enough to put us off forever. The restaurant itself is well situated and there is a playground for the kids, but the staff are not very friendly and we waited forever just for the menu and drinks. Will not go... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a lovely afternoon by the stream having a picnic! Order the picnic a day in advance and then enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the sun! The picnic baskets are very generous - ours could have easily fed another person or two! The fully mature cheese is among the best we have ever tasted! Would definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Dave_Leila
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch in a relaxed atmosphere with great service and lovely food. Only the place is getting to be so popular that it can get crowded. But

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Thank 308hughb
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

no worsterhire or tobusco for tomato cocktail. no cheese tasting LIKE in cape town, service bit slow. Waitor dont know about when paiting will be.

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Thank Mark J
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited Van Gaalen today. It was a beautiful sunny winter day. We enjoyed the cheese platter, salads and toasted cheeses between us. There is an excellent playground for kids. You can do a bit of exploring and walk in the meadows and along the river The service was good and food arrived quickly despite been very full I would... More 

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Thank Justin L
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I have been to Van Gaalen's a few times. I have gone with family and friends separately as well as just two of us one time. The cheese platters are stunning and it is good to try different cheeses. The cheeses are also for sale in their deli and you get to try them before buying. Very friendly staff and... More 

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Thank Petro J
Pretoria, South Africa
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We never knew this place existed. Great for the whole family , you can take the children on the bike trails set out and then enjoy a meal afterwards. nice for the your children and a play area especially fro them

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Thank Rika B
Geraldton, Australia
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We visited Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij for my birthday with our family and friends. We ordered picnic baskets and participated in a cheese making tour. We also purchased some goodies from the shop. We felt that the experience just lacked a little bit... It was nice to sit at the river and the kids enjoyed playing there. The tour was really... More 

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Thank ants_krause
Johannesburg, South Africa
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116 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I love all the space around this venue,the picnic baskets,the meals,the doggies around.They have a lovely choice of cheese and all Dutch goodies to buy with.Feel very refreshing,each visit there

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Thank Kvolkova
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

A quaint tranquil environment to sample good cheeses and have a drink after a good days bike ride. This is a great day out with the family, which includes the bikes in my case. There are large open spaces for the kids to run wild. There are also cheese tours, however I have not enjoyed that as of yet. But... More 

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