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Oom Samie Se Winkel

84 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 0797
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84 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 0797
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Oom Samie's during our recent South African visit and don't really know what to say. Even though it sells old stuff, It should also move on and keep up with modern times. There was just nothing new and exciting and the staff were...More

Thank Henriette W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shop hasn't changed much since I was there in 1989,and 2004. The stuff they offer is a bit changed,but some products are on the same place since all these years,you see it when you move an object. But when you are in the neighbourhood,or...More

Thank ladiescar
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
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