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Address: | Skeerpoort, Magaliesburg 0232, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 207 1289
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Lovely cheese

We visited the cheese farm and restaurant. Lovely food on offer and the cheese platters are divine. Try the smoked cheese - a real treat. Service was poor with waiters sitting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
AndreanaOchse
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the cheese farm and restaurant. Lovely food on offer and the cheese platters are divine. Try the smoked cheese - a real treat. Service was poor with waiters sitting down and not attending to their tables. Not well trained at all. Place could to with a bit of a spruce up at the entrance as it is not... More 

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Thank AndreanaOchse
Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Educational and fun cheese tour and tasting. Great team builder for our staff. We enjoyed the fun interaction.

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Thank 307jellybean
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like cheese you will love it. Remember it is a working Farm not a shopping Mall. Yes you wil find smelly goats, sheep and cows on the farm because thats where they live.

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Thank Martingp3coza
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb cheese based menu, especially if you are a cheese lover (like us). Great ambience, seating under the trees, great mountain biking trails and cheese shop. Well worth a visit, but come early, as it is extremely popular. We visit Van Gaalen at least once a month, either as a single destination or en route to/from one or more of... More 

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Thank Tony B
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A worthwhile experience. Interesting to see the process of cheese making. Lovely selection of cheeses and the apple cake is divine.

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Thank Ria500
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the cheese making tour yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the cheese. After the tour the sales lady let us taste some more cheeses and it was very difficult deciding on which cheeses to buy as they all taste excellent. The surroundings are beautiful and tranquil. Nice place... More 

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Thank Zelda V
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

I have been to this farm many times over the years and coming on this holiday had just afforded us the opportunity to come back! Everything on the menu is heavenly and worth trying. The staff are friendly and accommodating. It may also be to your fancy to try out once of the beautiful trail runs on the farm.

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Thank Kashi P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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160 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

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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Thank KirstenLM11
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

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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