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Baraka Gifts and Decor

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Address: Shop 13A, Dixon Street, Cape Quarter | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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+27 21 425 8883
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10:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:30
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Baraka Gifts and Decor will take you on an inspiring journey to a...

Baraka Gifts and Decor will take you on an inspiring journey to a dreamworld filled with an eclectic mix of arts, crafts, jewellery, decor and much more! We also sell vintage and antique items because we believe retro design is still very relevant today. At Baraka you will find a range of handmade leather notebooks and photo albums, hand crochet hats, shell and driftwood spoons, affordable jewellery, out-of-the-box art, quirky once-off pieces, unusual non-curio African goods, Panama hats, handbags, hand-woven Zulu baskets made from recycled telephone wire – and the biggest selection of scarves in Cape Town, to mention but a few. Our vision is to afford you an extraordinary shopping experience at very affordable prices. Baraka's loyal customers refer to the shop as a “treasure trove” and “the little shop with the big heart”. But you have to experience it for yourself!

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Cool Shop!

Loved it! It's small but it got vibe and lots and lots of stuff to choose from. WOuld recommend it to anybody

Reviewed 18 April 2017
caincaldridge
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Boston, Massachusetts
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324 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice shop in the waterkant area. In a nice area like a mall next to another nice store Africa Nova. This store has a nice selection. Better quality than most. Shops in this area are all very nice and well worth a visit.

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Thank drjeff
New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Loved it! It's small but it got vibe and lots and lots of stuff to choose from. WOuld recommend it to anybody

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I am so happy to have found this shop on Tripadvisor. It is in a really beautiful central part of Cape Town which is not so commercialise as the V&A Waterfront.(so do wonder around the area) When you step into this colourful shop it is like stepping into a happy treasure trove! They have HUGE selection of mostly handmade gifts.... More 

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Thank melmidormel
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We like this shop very much. Big selection and fun. Lot of stuf is handmade and made locally. Got many of our gifts here - like leather journals, beaded animals and jewelery. My son buy many Star War posters. Nice area to walk around

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Thank marieduarterio
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We went to a lot of gift stores in Cape Town and this was the best in our view. Great, thoughtful selection of leather goods, crafts, carvings, and other items of curiosity. Very good quality. Generally very tasteful. Owner is very friendly and helpful. Offers tax rebate receipts. Nice location in trendy shopping area. Bought many gifts.

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1 Thank MarkM350
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This shop is a one of a kind. Shopped already a couple of times and I am always happy. You get treated always very special and you leave the shop with a big smile. Great variety. Definitely shopping soon again for friend's birthday presents.

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1 Thank FrankKosi
Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I were in town for our wedding and found our guest gifts here. So much variety. You will end up buying something, for sure. I particularly found the collages of African wild life, made by a local artist to be super creative and really amazing. The guys who run the shop were great, and after sharing our... More 

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2 Thank elementni
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Baraka has a wonderful collection of beautiful and fun items to choose from, and I always stop by at least once when I am in Cape Town. I never have difficulty finding gifts for friends and family. Many of the items, like the leather notebooks and ceramic ware, are locally made, always a plus for me. Even though I am... More 

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2 Thank susanne123540
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Baraka Gifts is a lovely little gift shop for tourists and locals alike. It has a wide array of interesting and sometimes quirky gifts for you or your friends to remember Cape Town and Africa by. Helpful and friendly staff as well!

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2 Thank Juliet P
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice little shop where you can buy souvenirs of your visit in South-Africa for everyone's budget. The owner of the show makes the shopping experience complete by giving additional information about the local artists.

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2 Thank tizzicki

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