Ou Tronk

One of the oldest historical buildings in Riversdale, the original part was built in 1838 and used as a trading store. In 1860 the state purchased the building and turned it into a jail. Today you can enjoy delicious carrot cake here, as well as light meals, and browse the extensive range of antiques, gifts and plants in the old jail cells. Mon – Fri 08:00 – 17:00, Sat 08:00 – 13:00. Main Road. Tel: 028 713 4300

Contact:
Ou Tronk / Old Jail
Telephone: +27 (0)28 713 4300
Email: louise.malherbe@outlook.com

“Wandering from cell to cell to see the eclectic mix of fine china, clothing, jewellery, plants and health products on sale, or to gawp at the replica of the old gallows and then restore your equilibrium with a cup of tea and their famous carrot cake.”

– Marion Whitehead

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