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Amarula Lapa

Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
+27 15 781 7766
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Very good experience

We were on our way back to Johansburg when we decided to stop at Amarula Lapa. We were welcomed by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Danilo T
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Sao Paulo, SP
Nice stop if you're in the area, not worth going out of your way

Saw the sign for the place when we were exiting Kruger and decided to stop by since it was... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Kevintrotter123
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 days ago
“Very good experience”
26 Mar 2017
“Interesting for Amarula lovers”
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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+27 15 781 7766
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on our way back to Johansburg when we decided to stop at Amarula Lapa. We were welcomed by the staff members who were very friendly. The prices at Amarula Lapa are cheaper than at other shops and therefore it offers a very good...More

Thank Danilo T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Saw the sign for the place when we were exiting Kruger and decided to stop by since it was literally on our way to our next stop. The free sample of Amarula on ice hit the spot after several days in the "bush". Video about...More

1  Thank Kevintrotter123
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Very nice trip to learn about the production of Amarula and its journey from tree to bottle. Also great little restaurant that serve food that contains Amarula. The Lapa is not that child friendly and unfortunately we missed out on the tour of the processing...More

Thank 148leons
Samantha S, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this review

Dear 148Leons, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor and sharing your experience. We regret that you missed an opportunity to see the production process, nature always is unpredictable. Although we are happy to have families with children visiting the Lapa,...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

On your way to the Kruger? Spend an hour here and watch a video of the Amarula process from receiving the fruit to the bottle followed by a tour around the factory, free!

Thank Mikebarn
Samantha S, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this review

Dear Mikebarn, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Lavish Mhlarhi Brand Home Manager Amarula Lapa

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A short stop to get the history and story of Amarula. Wont take longer than 30 mins. Very friendly staff.

Thank Haley R
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The most hospitable staff you ever likely to meet. We had a wonderful time touring the factory & finding out all about Marula's. Even getting to taste one. The menu is fantastic be sure to try an Amarula cocktail or the best milkshakes you'll ever...More

1  Thank Bruce062
Samantha S, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this review

Dear Bruce062 Thank you for the great feedback. We take pride in our food and cocktails and have a team of dedicated staff who are passionate about the brand home and people. It is wonderful to hear that you had a good experience and made...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We really liked the experience. The tour starts with a video intro which is very informative and you get the Amarula Cream and Gold to taste. Very friendly staff.

1  Thank Cara K
Samantha S, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this review

Dear Cara K, We appreciate the excellent feedback, especially about our friendly staff, and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Warm regards Lavish Mhlarhi Brand Home Manager Amarula Lapa

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It was very quiet we were the only people there and we were treated as royalty. Lovely place and staff

1  Thank Lungile M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited the Home of Amarula during a long-weekend breakaway in 2016. Look around for the small elephant statue in the parking are - too cute! We were welcomed with Amarula on ice, then taken through to a room where the story of Amarula was...More

1  Thank alviljoen
Reviewed 24 January 2017

While the actual liqueur is made in Cape Town, it was neat to learn more about our favourite, including the trees, fruits and how it's harvested. A fun way to spend a few hours - learning, eating and drinking (drinks and food are Amarula inspired)...More

1  Thank Tracy G
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Pieter B
visiting and store time please.
13 May 2017|
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Response from Samantha S | Property representative |
Good morning. The Amarula Lapa is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. We hope you enjoy your visit. Regards Samantha
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on4ajt
Kan/wil Frans_1Aalst contact met me opnemen via on4ajt@skynet.be. Gaan dit najaar eveneens naar Grietjie. Wil graag info uitwisselen . Dankjewel
23 January 2017|
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