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Oom Samie Se Winkel

84 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 0797
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Private Tour: The Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek from Cape Town
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84 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 0797
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Quite an interesting shop. Very full but lots of interesting stuff and lots of history items which makes it worth a visit. Just very pricey and clearly aimed at tourists.

Thank PretoriaTravelfreak
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Oom Samie se winkel has been around for a long time. It's quaint, but very cluttered. There are a lot of gifts to choose from, but is massively over-priced and clearly aimed at tourists. Worth a quick stroll-through if you are in the area and...More

Thank Mel_Milasa
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice from outside, didn't go inside as it looks very cluttered and full of dust. Another thing that I thought was not nice, no photos allowed.

Thank Desire L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A shop cum museum that is full of 'stuff'. It has many hidden nooks and crannies and hidden rooms. Well worth a mooch round to look at what is on offer or for sale - hard to tell which is which sometimes! You don'y need...More

Thank Suer040153
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Despite visiting Stellenbosch hundreds of times over the years this was my 1st visit to what is a local & famous "institution". I'm Samie's se Winkel is an old fashioned general store which basically sells everything & anything from very smelly dried fish to Wit...More

Thank Marguerite W
Reviewed 16 December 2016

It was painted as an Alladins cave and it really isn't ... the shop upstairs next door is a much better vintage treasure trove!

1  Thank badger1977
Reviewed 6 December 2016

they got these old things they sell and new things. hard to explain. I know a lot of books mention this place but believe me, worth visiting and a must when being in Stellenbosch

Thank Yirra
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Disappointing following Rough Guide recommendation. Uninspiring diverse range of goods - staff not particularly child friendly.

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 7 October 2016

So much fun! Everything you can imagine and more -- spices, jewelry,South African food items, toys such as African dominos, old butter churns, books, etc. - basically anything and everything. It is nearly impossible not to purcase at least one item. This is a popular...More

Thank AwayWeGo2016789
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

What a cluttered and muddled shop! Offers a wide range of items for sale, food, preserves, leather goods, wine...but the stock is quite dated and over priced, even by Stellenbosch standards. Their baked items all looked stale and possibly from Oom Samie's era - antique!...More

Thank nickytravels2014
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