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What to buy in Nieu Bethesda

De Toren Padstal

A friendly farmstall with a lot of things. Lovely Karoo Meat, Biltong, Dry Wors, Fresh vegatables, Jams, Curio’s. Enjoy a tasty meal or drink a cup of coffee while the children enjoy the touch farm. They can feed all the animals. A place to stop and relax. Quiet farm atmosphere with a beautiful viewing. Every day open – Sunday special lunch

Contact: Charmaine Malan 049-8411632 / 0846211535

Ibis Lounge shop

The Ibis Lounge shop stocks a range of funky, fresh and stylish items with a Karoo theme, such as windmills, donkeys, barbed wire and owls. Only South African-sourced, high-quality goods are stocked. These are quirky, individual and handmade by artisans – to be treasured. We have credit card facilities.

Contact: Terry 082 442 3174 or |

Cement Owls & Wirework

In keeping with Nieu Bethesda’s creative energy, many crafters make a living from their unique crafts. Cement owls and mermaids ~ inspired by the owl House’s ‘Miss Helen’ are lovingly created in her memory.

A visit to Nieu Bethesda wouldn’t be complete if you don’t take a bit of it home!

You will find artists selling the wares, ranging from cement sculptures to wirework made from recycled items in front of the Owl House.

Bethesda Art Centre & Gallery

You’ll be amazed at the intricate large wall-hangings designed by a team of artists in the workshop. These award winning tapestries feature in large corporate collections in South Africa and abroad.

The gallery features locally produced crafts and you’ll meet James Heugh on the veranda, where he creates his distinctive prints.

049-8411 729/731

Frans Boekkooi Sculpture Studio

Situated next to the Brewery, Frans’ studio is a magical place filled with his unique sculptures ~ each of which tells its own story. Adjacent is the little gallery which features paintings by top Eastern Cape artists.

082 865 2699 / /

Ware on Earth Gallery

The Ware on Earth Gallery offers a diverse and evolving selection of Contemporary Ceramics by leading South African ceramicist Charmaine Haines and Studio Potter Martin Haines.

The Gallery combines the work of both artists, offering conceptual, innovative, one off sculptural works of art and functional ware.

049 8411 767 / 078 777 1966 /

Nieu Bethesda Properties

After a visit to Nieu Bethesda, you may be tempted to buy a piece of it—that’s how many of us ended up here! View homes & plots in Nieu Bethesda with a Registered Estate Agent.

Hester Steynberg ~ 049 8411 302 / 082 698 0029 /

Sneeuberg Microbrewery, Cheese Farm & Coffee Roastery

All beer made at the Sneeuberg Brewery use only malt, hops and natural spring water to produce a beer that is free of preservatives or additives. You can try a Bitter Karoo Ale, a slightly sweeter Honey Ale and the smoky Dark Roasted Ale.

Our cheeses are hand made from raw wholesome cow and goats milk using traditional methods of cheese making.

049 8411 602 /

Grace Clothing

Quirky fairytale setting filled with unusual gifts, décor items & jewellery, as well as one-of-a-kind handmade clothing for men, women & children. Let us create a romantic, vintage-inspired wedding dress for your Bethesda Wedding!

New Street / 074 1869 159 /

Grace Internet Café & Grocery Store

The place to get those essentials you forgot to bring! Fresh milk, eggs & bread, as well as microwave meals (for vegetarians too.) Also the only place where you can get ice-cream on a hot day. Next to Grace Clothing.

New Street / 074 1869 159 /

Dust Covers Bookshop

This welcome addition to the village offers a large variety of books in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Pop in for a cup of coffee and a chat, and if there is any book that you have been searching for, Victoria will find it for you!

082 517 0045 ~

Martin Haines– Studio Potter

HARE collectables by studio potter Martin Haines – a selection of Objet d’ART ceramic works both sculptural and functional.

Work available: Ware on Earth Gallery. Church Street

049 8411 767 / 078 777 1966 /

The Karoo Lamb

Browse our selection of local and Karoo crafts, pickles and preserves

Call to Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 7427113 or email

Karoo Stuff to Buy

Located at the ‘And the Cow Jumped over the Moon’ guesthouse, this shop with a difference offers locally produced clothing & decor items.

Immelman Street, next to Nieu Ceramics

049 8411 633 / 0824509649 /