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Address: Church Road, Riebeek Kasteel 7300, South Africa
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+27 82 567 9132

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Fantastic place to find the BEST olives and oils

Not only is this a really beautiful place with a gorgeous view over the valley, but the shop has a very impressive selection of some of the best olives and oils we had tasted in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zululand, South Africa
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Zululand, South Africa
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94 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is this a really beautiful place with a gorgeous view over the valley, but the shop has a very impressive selection of some of the best olives and oils we had tasted in a long time. The staff are so knowledgeable and friendly which makes for a very worthwhile visit for everyone. Unfortunately we didn't savour any of... More 

Thank Gilly-bean0779
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It was suggested that we visit Het Vlock in Riebeck West to try their variety of olive products and wines. The visit was well worth it and the variety of olives, olive and grape preserves and chutneys with complimentary wines made the resistance to purchase quite a challenge. The facility is vet close to all the local hotels and is... More 

Thank Les P
Hermanus, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The highlight of our roadtrip through the Swartland, was this shop. We spent hours there, which felt like 5 minutes. Ansie(Jnr), made us feel very welcome and treated us like royalty. To top it all, their products are absolutely fantastic! Out of 10, I will give them an eleven!

Thank hentie2017
Riebeek-West, South Africa
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Don't be on diet when you enter the place. So much good food and wine to taste and buy.... Olives, tapenade,jam, oil, vinegar, wine and so many more.... a must go!

Thank VBleyaert
Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The best olives and olive oil you can find. The tasting room is spectacular ,we took back a boot load of produce to Durban with us!!!

Thank Ian S
Lichtenstein, Germany
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6 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellnet views and delcious prodycts. THis is a must see in the area. We loved the oils and the preserves!

Thank birgitottermann
Cape Town
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99 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A great selection of olives jams local produce very good quality and reasonable prices well worth a visit

Thank Eddie G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Sitting on the patio at Het Vlock Casteel looking out of the Valley is an amazingly relaxing experience - particularly accompanied by one of their lovely wines. The real treat, however, is to venture down into the shop and encounter Mr Vlock!! Full of tales of his family and the region (General Jan Smuts comes from here), he is a... More 

Thank DPP_11
Louis Trichardt, South Africa
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

If you love loives you will have the time of your life. If you do not eat olives, you wil learn to eat them here. I know because my wife did not enjoy olives before we visited Het Vlock Casteel. Now she is loves it! This is a taste experience like no other. So many different styles and so many... More 

Thank Pinotage82
Cape Town, South Africa
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Mr Vlock is an excellent host and shows true passion for his olive oils. A 5 star experience and their products are so well priced. Quality is brilliant. Have wines as well , but we don't consume alcohol, so can't comment really. The other patrons looked pretty happy though and clients were walking out with box loads of olive oils... More 

Thank Nazly K

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