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History and restaurant walk

Dorp street is really a street.. take time to stroll up and down and admire the historic buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Just walk it up and down and enjoy

We had a sunny day, so great to visit the Dorp Street by walking it up and down. Do not forget Oom... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dorp street is really a street.. take time to stroll up and down and admire the historic buildings. Lots of Restaurants, cafes and a hotel or two. The famous Oom Samie se Winkel is a must stop. The oldest Pub - De Akker is also...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Dorp street isn't a short walk with shops and historical buildings on either sides, rather the whole street is a long mostly seen from your vehicle. Only exception is if you feel like having a good hour long walk from the bottom to the top...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We had a sunny day, so great to visit the Dorp Street by walking it up and down. Do not forget Oom Samie se winkel and a stop for lunch or dinner in one of the nice restaurants.

Thank Zwaga
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

So rare to have a happening place which offers all the tourist pluses. The town has incredible character and history. Excellent walking distance to everything.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Want to experience the true Stellenbosch vibe, take a walk down Dorp Street and be sure not to miss Oom Samie se Winkel and have eggs benedict at Mellissa's next door.

Thank Lindie123
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Dorp Street is a lovely 300 plus years old lined with irrigation sluits and old oak trees some of them close to 300 years old.Dorp Street is lined with restaurants and cafes on both sides.Many of the buildings have thatched rooves and Cape Dutch gables,still...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A trip back in time and a lovely walk - the store is a time capsule going from the present back to Victorian times - suggest that possibly a guided walking tour might have been more informative than our guide book .

Thank johhew
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

If it wasnt for the traffic it would have been easy to believe its a small town. I love the variety this street offers. Little bookshops, coffee shops... small restaurants. Variety of clothing shops. The architecture aesthetic is very pleasing... i park a few hundred...More

Thank RobertsMary1970
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The oldest street in Stelenbosch. It is full of Cape style houses and nice bars and restaurants. Very poular with both, tourists and locals. The traffic is hectic in rush hour so try to find an alternative road to leave or enter the town in...More

Thank fitxifitxi
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Dorp street is very busy so my suggestion is park your car and walk the street that you can stop and appreciate the architecture and enjoy coffee or lunch at one of the beautiful coffee shops and if you can sit outside and be part...More

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Response from erna o | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree, if you have a car, also go to Strand, not far away and walk on the beach and take photos.Wineries are also great. Enjoy!