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Amarula Lapa

Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
+27 15 781 7766
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Interesting visit

An lovely welcoming gesture of amarula on crushed ice was sincerely appreciated. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
penny n
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Piet Retief, South Africa
Worth a visit.

Well worth taking time out to visit the Home of Amarula. Julie the guide was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg G
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Mazarron, Spain
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A visit to the Amarula Lapa shows the magic of turning Marula fruit into Amarula Cream. Enjoy a glass of Amarula Cream on crushed ice, whilst listening to the stories and folklore surrounding the Marula tree. In February and March, during the harvesting season, a visit to the production plant is included. Light meals and Amarula cocktails are available from the restaurant.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
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Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An lovely welcoming gesture of amarula on crushed ice was sincerely appreciated. The staff were all friendly and pleased to have us there. Our guide/hostess was charming and knew her product - her presentation was well presented and interesting. Unfortunately time constraints meant we couldn't...More

Thank penny n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth taking time out to visit the Home of Amarula. Julie the guide was very friendly and able to answer out questions easily and with a smile. Not much to buy in shop but the restaurent certainly covered every kind of culinary delight that...More

Thank Greg G
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Greg G, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed visiting The home of Amarula. Looking forward to your next visit! All the best! Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised that after we signed in at security indicating how many pax in vehicle, ,parked our vehicle, then upon arriving at reception we were welcomed with 2 glasses of refreshing Amarula with crushed ice, now that was a wow! the video presentation...More

Thank Denise P
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Denise P, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Our team is dedicated to making sure that your visit to the home of Amarula is a memorable one. We appreciate your great feedback, hoping to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Phalaborwa for a few days and visited the Amarula Lapa. We learnt a lot about the process of making Amurala and the good work that is done for the local community. There is a huge choice of Amurala-based gifts in the...More

Thank Lisa T
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Day Lisa T, Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Brand Home Manager Amarula Lapa

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Gives you a great insight of the existence of Amarula. The store sells some great products to take home and there is a small cafe to try coffee or cake with the famous Amarula.

Thank Simone P
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Good Day Simone P, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We appreciate the excellent feedback and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The amarula lapa was an oasis. The staff were welcoming and very knowledgeable. We had free tastings, watched a presentation, and browsed the shop.

Thank Maree D
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Good Day Maree D, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We appreciate the excellent feedback and are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future! Kind Regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Marula fruits are seasonal, best to go to the the Amarula Lapa during marula season in summer where you can see the factory in operation otherwise will just be walking around looking at cob webs on the machinery. After the factory tour they take you...More

Thank Stephanie H
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Good Day Stephanie H, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. Your comments have been thoroughly noted. You are somewhat right, it is interesting to visit the Lapa during season (Jan-Mar), when you can experience the production. Unfortunately, not a lot of people can be...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

A visit to Amarula Lapa is very interesting. The kindness of the hosts and hostesses is enormous, as is their knowledge about amarula. A visit doesn't take that long (they give a short presentation, show a video about Amarula's production process and take you to...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Boy S Thank you for the wonderful feedback on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you in the near future when you have more time to enjoy our delicious meals! Kind regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Brand...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was such a great experience, as we walked in we were greeted by very friendly staff with a glass of Amarula in hand ... what more could you want! The presentation is very informative as are the staff. We stayed for lunch after and...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Cezzie_Williams, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. Many thanks for sharing your experience. We are glad that you had a wonderful time at the home of Amarula and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. With...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were so glad that we made the efford to go there, very friendly and knowlegeable staff, we were greeted with a shot of Amarula served on crushed ice which we enjoyed very much. It is a very modern and up-to-date premises. As it was...More

Thank Jeanette K
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Jeanette, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We have a team of dedicated people who appreciate such excellent feedback. It inspires us to do more! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. All...More

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Pieter B
13 May 2017|
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Response from Samantha S | Property representative |
Good morning. The Amarula Lapa is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. We hope you enjoy your visit. Regards Samantha
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