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House on Fire

People visit this place especially for the ever-mutating cultural site/living gallery and experimental-performance space. Part of the Malandela's complex, the well-known venue hosts everything from African theatre, …
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Sambane Coffee Shoppe

If you need to re-energise after a bout of shopping in the adjoining handicrafts outlets, there's no better place than this delightful cafe. It has a fine selection of homemade cakes, sandwiches, burgers and salads.…
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Swazi Candles

A mandatory stop for the souvenir hunter, Swazi Candles is one of the most famous handicrafts outlets in Southern Africa. Here you can wax lyrical about these creative pigment-coloured candles – in every African-ani…
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Malandela’s Restaurant

This restaurant in the Malandela's complex is a reliable option, with an eclectic menu featuring grilled meats, seafood dishes, frondy salads and scrumptious house desserts – don't miss out on the chocolate cake. Th…
Arts & Crafts in Malkerns Valley

Gone Rural

The place to go for good-quality woven goodies – baskets, mats and bowls – made by groups of local women. The shop is found within the Malandela's complex, and on weekdays you can also visit the workshop next door a…
Arts & Crafts in Malkerns Valley

Yebo Art & Design

Having moved to the Swazi Candles complex, this modern art gallery/shop hosts regular exhibitions and showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming artists, artisans and designers from around Swaziland.
Arts & Crafts in Malkerns Valley

Baobab Batik

This fair-trade enterprise employs more than 30 local artisans who produce beautiful printed wall hangings, clothing and cushion covers. It's based at the Swazi Candles craft centre.