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Address: corner of Jan Shoba (Duncan) Str & Prospect Str, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
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+27 12 362 4054

Situated in the heart of Pretoria is Duncan Yard, a distinctive boutique...

Situated in the heart of Pretoria is Duncan Yard, a distinctive boutique lifestyle centre and must-do lunch spot. Here visitors amble through quaint stores and eateries along cobbled stone walkways and castle turrets. The alfresco centre provides a unique shopping experience with over 15 restaurants and shops. Its picturesque location is reminiscent of a rustic Italian village and provides a refreshingly exotic experience. Renowned for the popular Papa’s Real Food restaurant and the Deli on Duncan’s delectable array of delicacies, Duncan Yard also features an enticing selection of stores offering boutique clothing, jewellery, indoor and outdoor decor, and carpet and florist services. Both the beauty and hair salon are idyllically situated for complete relaxation and pampering. Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday 09:00 – 15:00 Sunday 10:00 – 14:00 Public Holidays 10:00 – 14:00

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Little hidden gem

This hidden gem is a must to visit if ever you are in the Pretoria vicinity. The architecture is mesmerising....small cobbled alleyways full of curiosity shops selling beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

This hidden gem is a must to visit if ever you are in the Pretoria vicinity. The architecture is mesmerising....small cobbled alleyways full of curiosity shops selling beautiful treasures. Then a leisurely lunch at Papas listening to live music....all in all a wonderful way to spend a day out with friends.

Thank lizboath
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

I love Duncan Yard! I love Papa's in summer, and I love Papa's in winter! I love every quaint little shop oozing creativity and uniqueness. Whether I am looking for a special gift, meeting a friend or have a book club meeting, it has always been a roaring success!

Thank Helena5731969
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I never even knew about Duncan Yard, but when I discovered it I knew I wanted to go check it out. It's like a whole little cute village, with some shops and food places. My boyfriend and I visited and really enjoyed it. The style of the buildings makes you feel as if you're in an olden day town.

Thank Carmen V
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Even if you don't want to do shopping, a mere visit to Duncan Yard is a must when you are visiting Pretoria. Around every corner you will find a photo opportunity. Seeing the eclectic mixture of architecture and art exemplifies the creative spirit of South Africans. Duncan Yard offers something for young and old - from lovely antiques, specialist jewelers,... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have always wondered about this place but never ventured in. I was looking for a specific shop which led me to Duncan Yard. What a pleasant surprise.It was like stepping into a little Medieval world. Even the temperature felt different.It is a collection of quaint shops with alternative wears and a few eateries.

Thank Belinda H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Yard has alleys with loads of amazing little shops to discover. Great variety, good value and real crafty treasures to discover. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank sheridan400
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

I went here with a friend in December to the little coffe shop. I loved the spinach quiche, everything was prepared fresh. coffee was superb. I just love the decor. Unfortunately we were a bit in a rush so I haven't had time to look at all the little shops. It feels like you step right into a small side... More 

1 Thank 204mads
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Love the mini craft shops...my fave type of chill sesh...also GREAT place to get something to eat!! Will go back anyday❤

Thank Larissa R
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Nice little shops but you walk through all of them very quickly. I loved the shop Garden Blue, stunning products and good prices. The lady who works there (I think she is the owner) is so friendly and even recommended other similar shops for us to visit around Gauteng. Lunch in the centre was also delicious. It's outside and there... More 

Thank Maryke B
Centurion, South Africa
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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice to visit. Love the small shops and also the restaurants. There are unique gift shops, home decor, flowers etc. .. The atmosphere is great. You can't imagine all that is in there when u r outside.

Thank Lynn0416

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