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Address: Magochanyama Road | Plot 20716, off Western Bypass, Block 3, Gaborone, Botswana
Phone Number:
+267 392 2487
Today
08:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 13:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Botswanacraft is the largest handcraft centre in Gaborone, we also have a...

Botswanacraft is the largest handcraft centre in Gaborone, we also have a courtyard Restuarant, conference room and host cultural events and music shows. Sharing culture!

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Great local cuisine

I really enjoyed this place! They offer Setswana food (which is really good- I had spinach, beef seswaa which is basically pounded meat & bogobe jwa lerotse; a starchy side made... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
Joalane H
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Bratislava
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice staff, but nothing which you could not get anywhere else in Africa, but uncomparably more expensive.

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Thank Monikey2013
Lorton, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Botswanacraft has a great collection of art and local crafts. They represent a local artists' collective. I love shopping there because each purchase goes back to local artisans and the people of Botswana. They also have a great courtyard and restaurant which serves fantastic meals outdoors when the weather is right. I don't miss Botswanacraft when I go to Gaborone.

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Thank Joe O
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place! They offer Setswana food (which is really good- I had spinach, beef seswaa which is basically pounded meat & bogobe jwa lerotse; a starchy side made from sorghum and local variety of squash). The environment is great for entertaining clients. They also have a small store to get souvenirs.

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Thank Joalane H
Oliva N, Manager at Botswanacraft, responded to this review

Many thanks for your support and feedback! Hope to see you back again! More 

Washington, DC
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

One stop shop for souvenirs, great food and concerts! Very nice selection of items available for sale and great Botswana cuisine. Will be back!

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Thank Travelphile2009
Oliva N, Manager at Botswanacraft, responded to this review

Thanks for the support! Appreciate that! :) More 

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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Botswana craft has all the items unique to Botswana that you will find elsewhere, but all in one place at a steep markup. If you are willing to pay more and are short on time, it is the best place to stop. The venue has a fun outdoorsy vibe for concerts and performances too. However, if you have time to... More 

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Thank Becky C
Gaborone, Botswana
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Here you can view and buy cultural artifacts like sculptures, baskets, pottery and other indeginous artifacts. Also the Restaurant offers best meals by far in the city. Value for you money.

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Thank coolsed
Oliva N, Manager at Botswanacraft, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit & review! We appreciate you! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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404 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Comprehensive range of craft items well presented and priced. Helpful staff. And the adjacent restaurant was great for lunch

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Thank HofH999
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The place is a must visit for both locals and foreigners. Not only are the products on sale beautiful and original they also have a restaurant which offers good setswana food.

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Thank Tebogo M
Oliva N, Manager at Botswanacraft, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review we really appreciate that! Hope you come again! More 

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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice craft store to visit while in Gaborone. They have so many different kinds of crafts available here... Pottery, baskets jewelry, and carved statues- just to mention a few. You could spend a whole day looking around. You will definitely find many things you will love to take home. The store is a little pricey though,... More 

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Thank LJF747
Gaborone, Botswana
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I went for breakfast for the first time and was a bit disappointed. The service was non existant. The food took long and really wasnt presented well at all. It has a nice atmosphere and could do really well if they put in a bit more effort.

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1 Thank Michael E
Oliva N, Manager at Botswanacraft, responded to this review

Hi Michael, thanks for the review! We will try improve the breakfast service and presentation!! Hope you do come back!! We really appreciate feedback! More 

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