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Polkadraai Farm

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Address: La Provance Road, M12 | Stellenbosch Arterial Road, Stellenbosch 7603, South Africa
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+27 21 881 3303

Polkadraai Farm is located in the Stellenbosch Winelands where the public...

Polkadraai Farm is located in the Stellenbosch Winelands where the public can pick their own strawberries in season.

There is an authentic farm stall on the farm that offers a wide range of jams, preserves, dried fruit, fruit and vegetables and so much more.

Strawberry picking is a fun day out for family and friends and the farm has become famous for its scarecrows and sweet tasting strawberries as well as homemade strawberry jam.

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We called ahead and they told us there was minimal strawberries left but we went anyway, kids enjoyed the play area and the little bucket of strawberries where delicious and you... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very good selection of wines. Prices are good but dont just buy...look for specials. Fresh produce. Lots of local sauces and pickels. Overall not a very good looking place but nice.

Thank 346elenes
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This restaurant has changed dramatically since we first went there and we've been a couple of times prior to it changing. It used to be more of a 'coffee shop' atmosphere but is now two different enterprises the one of which sells craft beers and gone is the welcoming atmosphere that once existed.

Thank MiloDexter
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you love strawberries and choosing the best ones to nibble on then this place is definitely for you. We arrived early to avoid the heat and the rush due to the time of year. We were able to pick four pink buckets of beautiful strawberries and even managed to squeeze in a game of putt putt afterwards. A definite... More 

Thank ChantellCPT
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156 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We called ahead and they told us there was minimal strawberries left but we went anyway, kids enjoyed the play area and the little bucket of strawberries where delicious and you get to keep the bucket! There's a lovely little store, and pony rides and tractor rides as well, maybe carry along a picnic because the food there is not... More 

Thank MrsMitha
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our December vacation was closed off with a visit to this lovely family friendly farm, besides 1 small hiccup, the day was really lovely. Good weather kept us picking strawberries until our containers were over flowing. The children's play area kept the children well busy, with lots to do. The basic food menu at the kiosk, is actually really good... More 

Thank Jay D
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

During our three months in South Africa we came here three times. The first and second time we picked three big containers (45 rand each) and especially the second time, at the height of the season in mid December, the strawberries were simply the best we've ever had! The last time, roughly a week ago, the farm was so so... More 

Thank Nora W
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our visit to this farm, dotted with many different scarecrows. You choose your bucket size depending on how adventurous you feel, and pay for that. The strawberries you pick are then paid for. As January is nearing the end of the season we had a little trek to the part of the farm where strawberries were still... More 

Thank sweetgems
Centurion, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Worth every cent and the shop is much cheaper with jam and preserved fruit than up the West Coast! Food prepared on-site is also delicious😃

Thank Monique B
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Don't waste you time going for this. There are hardly any strawberry's and you have to walk about a kilometer to a field which you allowed to pick. I was not allowed to go with my kids that are 10 and 11, because I didn't have a bucket. Then was subject to abuse by staff because I didn't want my... More 

1 Thank Vernon R
Centurion, South Africa
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177 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great to pick your own strawberries an eat them, my family enjoyed this, it was a very short and quick time out and we picked many strawberries. Great wine farms in the vicinity as well for all to enjoy.

Thank BenSymington

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