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All reviews oom samie se winkel oak trees historical street art galleries eendracht hotel entire street walk down memory lane lovely shops cape dutch dutch architecture both sides nice walk worth a visit stroll winkle irrigation thatched
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dorp Street in Stellenbosch is a historic street with 300 year old oak trees lining the street. There are several good restaurants, historical buildings and Oom Samie's shop where you can find interesting goods. Only pity is that it is super busy with cars and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fkafrica
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Located in the centre of Stellenbosch is the historic Dorp Street. The vast majority of the buildings are as they were built and retain there original Dutch influence of architecture. It is really worth walking the length of the street and viewing the historic and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank deztination
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BarbaraStellenbosch
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank xcvhcchhhh
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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 .

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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3 February 2017|
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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!