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

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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!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ian S
Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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97 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

In a lovely position overlooking the valley (take a picture, it's awesome) I has not expecting to find such an awesome selection of olive products (and wine and more) and so we went around tasting and tasting - and honestly, had to stop ourselves buying every flavour in every product! Came home with the hugest jar of garlic olives, tomato... More 

Thank Lyndavan
Cape Town - S.A
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you are looking for homemade olive products and more...then you must visit Het Vlok Kasteel in Riebeeck Kasteel for an awesome experience. It is a family business which has been running for generations. I drive out there whenever I need a stock replenishment of my favorite smoked black olives in balsamica, jams, balsamic vinegar and olive spreads. These are... More 

Thank IndianJane
Johannesburg, South Africa
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

They have an amazing selection of olive products (among others) in the shop with tasting available of all the products available to purchase. The staff are friendly and helpful especially with explaining the different products and making recommendations. They do have mail-order facilities available and I plan to make use of this once back in Gauteng!

Thank Nico C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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232 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

RK isn't the biggest place and there aren't too many places to visit but it's worth putting this one on the list. It's got a very pleasant aspect...take a moment to enjoy the view...and the shop will be a good place to buy some Olive oil or vinegar. A very decent stopping off place on your way through Riebeek Kasteel.

Thank Tom B

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