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“More Cheese Please”

Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij
Ranked #8 of 17 Restaurants in Magaliesburg
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Magaliesberg
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“More Cheese Please”
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Love the whole experience, Great platters and service. The venue has character and is well laid out. The kids play area needs some work and they need to control wasps and bees.

Visited July 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Van Galen's Cheese Farm”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Beautiful venue. It is a cheese factory so do not expect bells and wistles. The shop is expensive as most of the articles for sale, are imported. The cheese is really something to try - delicious! The restaurant caters for breakfast and light lunches. The service was very good and friendly. You can also buy a picnic basket, bring your own blanket and spend time by the river. I was just expecting a little more soccer fever!! Last night the Dutch went through to the semi's - but there was no soccer spirit whatsoever. I did not detect any staff being Dutch either (mostly Afrikaans and English) so, if you are Dutch or you are a decendent, don't expect a very Dutch experience! But it is worth a visit....

  • Visited July 2014
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Johannesburg
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely place”
Reviewed June 26, 2014

I found that the value was not in the food. The venue is lovely and friendly and so relaxing. Lovely day out. Kids have an absolute ball on the extensive jungle gym facilities. The cyclists swarm in there for the end of trip break. Very friendly staff and very hospitable.

Visited June 2014
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Magaliesburg, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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“Out in the open”
Reviewed April 20, 2014

The cheese farm is a cheese farm. It isn't pretentious and offers tables out in the lovely fresh air with salads and cheese dishes. It isn't a steakhouse, and you won't get the steak or burger fare here. Breakfasts and lunchtime salads are what you would have to expect. It has African ambiance.There are trees to sit under and the African sun is normally on offer. But it is a cheese factory, with a deli, and eating place tacked on. Don't go, if you are expecting cordon bleu. It isn't that sort of place. But I've visited on a number of occasions, I've taken friends there, I've bought cheeses, and I'll go back. Why! Well the salads are great, the servings are fair and the place is friendly. And it has the normal S.A. beers available, if you want one.

  • Visited November 2013
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Disappointing visit”
Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful setting,traveled a long distance to experience this. Restaurant a waste of time, service terrible and menu non existent shop expensive and no service either

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Thank Patrick L
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