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Amarula Lapa

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The visit was very informative with an excellent host. Cakes at the restaurant are devine

My spouse and I arrived at the lapa late in the afternoon after I left work. It was her first... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
danielmI3263TO
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Krugersdorp
Lovely stop

Nice to learn about the making of Amarula! It has never tasted as good as it did right here. Ended... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
NatalieDanger
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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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...more
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Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very friendly Staff. Informative movie about the making process and how Amarula use local people to collect the fruit for them. Coffee shop do have really interesting and out of the ordinary dishes and drinks on their menu with Amarulla incorporated. Did expect to pay...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

My spouse and I arrived at the lapa late in the afternoon after I left work. It was her first visit in the area where I am currently working. I decided that, seeing that she loves Amarula, that I will go and show her where...More

Thank danielmI3263TO
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Danielml3263TO Thank you for the great feedback. We truly appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Take care. Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the place spontaneously as we drove by. The staff was incredibly kind and hospitable. We got a lot of information about the history of the drink. Even though the production was closed at the moment we got to see the factory and got...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good Day Monika L, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are really happy to learn that you enjoyed your short visit. We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kind Regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Brand home Manager Amarula Lapa

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit and see how they make Amarula and work on conservation projects. Great staff and nice food

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Hi Jenny, Thank you so much for the feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future! Warm Regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Nice to learn about the making of Amarula! It has never tasted as good as it did right here. Ended up ordering a few cocktails, and the light food was very tasty too. Staff absolutely lovely. Very pleasant stop on our way away from Kruger.More

Thank NatalieDanger
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear NatalieDanger Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself at the Home of Amarula. We take pride in the food and service we provide to all our guests. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing..there is no words with the people there. I really loved. I could realize a lot of details from Amarula production.

Thank Raros2014
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Raros2014 Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We will definitely keep up the service standards. Much appreciated. Kind regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Inaccessible to we were out of season to see the factory in working order, but we was still shown around and saw an interesting video of Amarula. The shop has limited items but more could be done to attract visitors. However the small cafe has...More

Thank martinwarnette
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Martinwarnette Thank you for making the time to review us on TripAdvisor. You will be happy to know that we are in the process of introducing new activities and merchandise for the brand home so keep in touch. Kind regards Lavish Mhlarhi Brand home...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is a quick stop at the Amarula shop. You can't see the actual production area but the staff were very friendly, you see a video of how Amarula started which is well done and very interesting. You can buy Amarula products and there is...More

Thank SimonC3730
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Simon C Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Although there is no production at present, the facility is open for viewing. Hopefully you can come back and enjoy a meal in our restaurant as well soon. Kind regards Lavish...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Home of Amarula on our way to Kruger and what an absolute gem! Millicent greeted us at the door and gave us a tour of the facility (unfortunately the factory had already closed for the season). It was eye opening and very...More

Thank Guide765115
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Good day Thank you for your excellent feedback. We take pride in our facility and work hard to make sure that all guests are treated like family. Kind Regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We came upon the Amarula Lapa purely by chance as we made our way from Magoebaskloof to the Phalaborwa Gate of the Kruger Park. There was a relatively small sign indicating the existence of the Amarula Lapa a few kilometers off the main road and...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear MeerkatV Thank you for the wonderful feedback and for visiting the Amarula Lapa. We are pleased to hear that you had a memorable experience during your visit. Looking forward to seeing you in the near future. Kindest Regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home...More

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PieterB821
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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