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Old Nick Village

N 2 National Road,, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 1395
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Worth a stop

On a rainy day we decided to stop and explore and were very pleasantly surprised at the quality... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roger L
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Cape Town, South Africa
Love it

This place has a beautiful plant life. It offers a variety of shops unique to South Africa. It has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anika S
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A creative shopping experience built around a 19th Century trading store. It is a landmark destination in the Garden Route with shops, studios, and workshops showcasing the extraordinary and inspiring connection between ancient crafts, innovative small-scale manufacturing and contemporary design. The Village is an unexpected and fascinating architectural mix of wonderful gardens and a unique group of individual creators.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique shops” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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N 2 National Road,, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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+27 44 533 1395
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a rainy day we decided to stop and explore and were very pleasantly surprised at the quality , variety and size of the village - we easily used up an hour and half browsing the fascinating stores - worth a visit

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a beautiful plant life. It offers a variety of shops unique to South Africa. It has great facilities for children to play and a beautiful coffee shop with lovely food.

Thank Anika S
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Gillianoshea, Public Relations Manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review Anika we hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We (by chance) decided to drive here to have a look. The weekly market (on a Wednesday) was there. Really good assortment of food stores, keenly priced goodies and friendly people. We found the Village much improved since our last visit a couple of years...More

Thank Sue53_11
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Gillianoshea, Public Relations Manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the positive review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Lovely little shops selling African artifacts and loads of little stalls selling food, trinkets, you name it, plus muscians et al. Lovely atmospher

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great architecture! The Old Nick complex has never really appealed to me before, but the Mungo Mill that has recently been built on the property is incredible to see and visit. It led to me buying a few beautiful items at the Mungo store, but...More

Thank Nicola K
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Gillianoshea, Public Relations Manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Nicola :)

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We stopped here recently and enjoyed very good coffee and freshly baked cakes at The Roost coffee shop. Sit at a table outside to enjoy the local vibe. Service is pleasant and efficient. Explore the craft stores nearby; there are some lovely handwoven goods on...More

Thank 21C_Traveller
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area for a while and tried breakfast here twice. Everyone very friendly First time the service appeared to be top notch. Quick and slick. Then came the wait. Was about to cancel the breakfast order and place a lunch order when the food...More

Thank Patrick L
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Lisa O, Marketing Manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Morning Patrick L Thank you for your response. I have forwarded your message onto the Roost Management.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

When we first came to Plett Old Nick's Village was just a few small shops, an indifferent restaurant and an old working loom - from Keighley in England. Now they have a massive workshop with dozens of people weaving on a number of looms, several...More

Thank David M
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Lisa R, Marketing manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you David M! We are so proud of our Village. The new edition of the Mill highlights the transparency in what we do here. We hope that you will visit us again.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is a collect of shops near Plettenberg Bay displaying mostly South African goods and artefacts. It’s interesting, well laid out and busy! There is a mill where you can watch weaving, a good selection of unique shops, public toilets, well laid out gardens, ample...More

Thank Margaret B
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Lisa R, Marketing manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you Margaret B! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stop over with us.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this little shopping gem. Fabrics, African art, jewelry, soaps, pottery... the list goes on, each in lovely character-filled premises. All closed at 5pm, be sure to leave enough time to explore all they village has to offer.

Thank nickytravels2014
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Lisa R, Marketing Manager at Old Nick Village, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you nickytravels2014! We are so pleased that you have had a good visit with us, please stop by again!

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