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Scarab Village

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Address: N2 Highway, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
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+27 44 343 2455

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Great to visit on Satudays with full market

Lots to see - Some great food stalls and interesting arts and crafts. Great atmosphere and everybody is so laid back

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see - Some great food stalls and interesting arts and crafts. Great atmosphere and everybody is so laid back

Thank trevor312564
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Slow festival in Sedgefield today. This must be one of the very best markets in the Western Cape. It combines with a farmers market. Food for all pallets. This market combines art with the usual basics that you find at these markets. Great for the local and international explorer.

Thank Clinton C
Knysna, South Africa
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go in the early morning around 8 and have a scrumptious breakfast the go and visit the hundreds of stalls and shop take plenty of cash and good walking shoes a terrific day out.

Thank marlene290
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two places we LOVE to buy from are : Tannie Marie se Koeksusters. Oh, my word, the BEST Koeksusters I have EVER tasted!! Fresh, delicious & juicy. and Aidan Pomario's Goats Milk Yoghurt. I have never tasted such creamy, thick, delicious goats milk yoghurt. They sell the most divine looking baked cheesecake & a few other tasty morsels. The... More 

Thank Jenny H
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16 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the best arts and crafts markets visited. fully functional on a Saturday. Some excellent original crafts on display and for purchase. Good craft beer and foods for sale too. Live music and sit down areas.

Thank Dario C
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely popular.... but needs an uplift. Seems to attract the struggling marketeers (no offense intended)... am sure this market could as popular as any other along this route with some thinking out the box

Thank Melanie C
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157 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice market with different original arty items to buy. The glass and wooden art were very well produced. The stall holders were welcoming and pleased to show all their wares. It turned out to be a wet Saturday morning but there is good cover under both the trees and the awnings. We drove from Knysna and it... More 

Thank Billy B
Mookgophong, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Such a great add on to a Saturday morning visit to the food market. Such huge variety of stalls with good quality products- awesome retail therapy country style 😊

Thank happypanda71
Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely stalls - especially the scarf lady and the samosas. Make sure you visit Sedgefield Craft Brewery and the Coffee Shop

Thank A_R_Scott_9
Newcastle, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Fabulous way to spend a Saturday morning looking at all the amazing things people are creating. Great food and atmosphere

Thank rosesouthey

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