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Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij

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Nice, scenic country location with home made cheese

My wife has wanted to visit for some time, and on Saturday we found ourselves driving in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beechman1
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Good time

Good food, great atmosphere, had a very good time. Nice and outdoors. Lots of shade. Nice place for... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
elizev2018
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Magaliesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife has wanted to visit for some time, and on Saturday we found ourselves driving in the vicinity. It’s a beautiful country setting, and is extremely busy because of the cycllijg trails. The most wonderful cheese is made on the premises and it’s worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good food, great atmosphere, had a very good time. Nice and outdoors. Lots of shade. Nice place for kids.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank elizev2018
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Van Gaalen's Cheese Farm offers you a unique, intimate and authentic experience of Gouda Cheese making. Age old recipes are used to create flavorful, non commercial and delicious cheeses. The cheese tour is a lively, engaging rendition of the full process of cheese making on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Exploration813671
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We drove around 40km's to visit Van Gaalen, it was really disappointing, just a farm stall really - we expected some fresh bread and cold meats but only rook a take-away cheese plate, with store bought bread and a few slices of cheese, ham, salami...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaryVanBlerk
Reviewed 15 June 2018

They are doing alteration outside which should be nice when finished maybe it was maintenance . The prices are high . Cheese was excellent . In the deli the lady was so rude which put my sons girlfriend right off . As she is a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 789Bronwyn
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful on a sunny day with lovely jungle gym and animals to view for the children and loads of grass to run about. It’s a lovely place for a Sunday visit. Food was nothing to rave home about but the ambiance was lovely and staff...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kellyseas
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great environment! Interesting history with lovely views of how the cheese is made. Great opportunity to purchase some good Dutch products at the shop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SharleenD17
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Van Gaalens has some awesome mountain biking. There's mostly XC style trails, but there's a couple of "enduro style" fairly technical trails such as Pofadder and Eric's Revenge Enduro, which are worth sessioning. All in there's probably about 60+ kilometers of trails here, well worth...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pleroux123
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We spent a pleasant couple of hours today at Van Gaalen's sitting under the trees. Being a week day it was very peaceful and not very busy. Unfortunately, even with a rather limited menu on offer, the food was indifferent to say the least. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is a beautiful setting for a Cheese factory.. Very nice. Stunning little shop in which to endulge in the lovely variety of Dutch Cheeses.

Date of experience: January 2018
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