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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 and 'Lekker'!

A visit to Amarula Lapa is very interesting. The kindness of the hosts and hostesses is enormous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boy S
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Biezenmortel, The Netherlands
Amarula Lapa..... A Treat!

This was such a great experience, as we walked in we were greeted by very friendly staff with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cezzie_Williams
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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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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  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Boy S
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Cezzie_Williams
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly & well informed. We found the video presentation very informative about one of the region's remarkable fruit and enjoyed the Amarula liquer!! This was our first visit, next time we'll have lunch, limited but interesting 'twists' on the menu.

Thank HotCoffeeGansbaai
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear HotcoffeeGansbaai Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We look forward to welcoming you in the near future when you try our Amarula inspired meals! All the best. Regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Brand home Manager Amarula Lapa

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The staff here are friendly and always willing to impart their knowledge of the amarula process. I live in and around the area, so whenever any of my friends or family are in the area, this is the first stop for a sundowner, an amarula...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Good Day Mpho M, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your feedback regarding the Lapa's dedicated team as well as our famous Amarula Cake, we go to great lengths to make sure that our visitors leave the Home...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

I was recently here because I was passing through and also had some time to kill before flying home later that day. What a lovely experience I had here. I was greeted with some Amarula on crushed ice, and told the whole Amarula story. The...More

Thank Johette S
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Johette S, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are glad that you had a great time at the Amarula Lapa and looking forward to seeing you again during marula season. It is a very special and interesting time for our team and especially...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Was very informative and the different cocktails we tasted afterwards were delicious. Nice range of souvenirs on sale. Would have been really nice to have been shown the amarula tree and the fruit on the tree in addition to the video.More

Thank Nicky M
Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Good Day Nicky M, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor and the positive feedback. It is unfortunate that you were not able to have a look at the marula tree while at the Lapa. I believe you might have seen...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

very fascinating to learn about the origin of the Amarula drink and the taste of it. However, the presenter could not answer questions on the floor. Was pretty clueless! The best wings I ate in a long time. Keep up kitchen staff.More

1  Thank nametsegangm
Samantha S, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear Nametsegangm Thank you for taking the time and reviewing us on Trip advisor. We are disappointed to hear that your questions could not be answered during your visit to the Amarula Lapa. We have taken the steps necessary to investigate this as most of...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were on our way back to Johansburg when we decided to stop at Amarula Lapa. We were welcomed by the staff members who were very friendly. The prices at Amarula Lapa are cheaper than at other shops and therefore it offers a very good...More

2  Thank Danilo T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Saw the sign for the place when we were exiting Kruger and decided to stop by since it was literally on our way to our next stop. The free sample of Amarula on ice hit the spot after several days in the "bush". Video about...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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