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Visit Piggly Wiggly on the Midlands Meander

Piggly Wiggly has all the makings of a typical Meander experience. There are striking views of the vineyards, an outdoor shopping centre, and a host of activities to be enjoyed. This wonderful little village has stores for everyone. Art fanatics, foodies and kids alike can all enjoy great food and activities in a pleasant country setting.

Piggly Wiggly is a truly family, fun orientated venue that has something for everyone. Locals and tourists can stop-off on their road trips to relax, unwind and enjoy a cup of coffee or a quick bite to eat before continuing on their journey. From Caversham Mill, take a leisurely 8 minute drive and experience all the wonder Piggly Wiggly has to offer.

Here’s what you can expect to find at Piggly Wiggly

Where to eat and drink

  • The Pizza Place – You have to admit that a pizza can put a smile on almost any face. Enjoy delicious, freshly prepared country pizzas topped with local produce and herbs. Their pizzas are cooked in a wood fired oven in an open kitchen. This is comfort food at its best.


  • Chocolate Heaven – If you’re a serious chocoholic, then this is the place for you. These decadent delights are pure joy. Their chocolates are made fresh using only the finest imported Belgian chocolate and topped off with South African frillings. This is definitely not your “average chocolate shop.”
  • Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop – Indulge in delicious coffees, teas and a host of tasty treats. Mouth-watering all day breakfasts, scrumptious burgers, wholesome fresh salads, and much more can be enjoyed at Piggly Wiggly coffee shop. For the not so hungry, they have light meals that will just fill the gap. They even have a Piglets menu for the kids
  • The Pantry on 103 – This is just pure foodie heaven. Their tantalizing pastries, biltong, fine local meat and unique sauces, relishes and pickles will have you coming back for more. Their homemade ice-cream is to die for. Enjoy your meal in a great atmosphere surrounded by beautiful views. The staff are friendly and welcoming
  • Wedgewood Crafted Confectionery – This family run business has been hand crafting the finest quality nougat for more than 20 years. Their honey infused nougat is soft, smooth and filled with fruit and nuts. For the ultimate baked experience, you have to try their range of biscuits. You can taste the love and care that goes into the making of their products.
  • The Smithsonian Brew – If you have a love affair with coffee, this is the place for you. Their brews boast some of the best beans in the country making them true Coffeesmiths. The coffee culture is definitely percolating here. They will change the way you see this popular beverage.
  • Highgate Wine Estate – If you’re looking for wines that can compete and compare with those of the Western Cape, then this is the place for you. This proudly KZN wine has its own unique personality. They offer vineyard and cellar tours so you can explore their estate and learn how their wines are made. In addition, they offer wine-tastings, delicious food, events & weddings
  • Meander Fine Wines – Sit back, relax and sip on fine wines from KZN, the Cape and around the world. This boutique wine store has an interesting selection of wines available for tasting. Have fun, experiment and enjoy.

Activities for the whole family

  • The Piggy Zip – is a 120 metre zip line over the Highgate Wine Estate Vineyards. If you’re looking for something both you and your kids can enjoy, this is it. It makes for a great holiday or weekend family activity. Enjoy the ride.
  • Dingo’s Farm & Reptile Park – has a host of the cutest, and not-so-cute animals. It is an absolutely delightful venue with so many animals to interact with. Check out their awesome reptile shows. They are sure to excite and thrill young and old.
  • Mini Golf – Putt putt provides loads of laughter and creates lasting family memories. Enjoy a 9-hole round on Piggly Wiggly’s lush lawns. Get the family going with a bit of friendly competition and enjoy outdoor entertainment at its best. This is your destination for fun. Suitable for young and old.
  • Candle Dipping – This fun-filled activity can be enjoyed by both adults and children. Dip, paint, design and customise your candles just the way you like. Create beautiful art to take home or give as gifts. Why not personalise some for yourself?
  • Lions River Railway – Take a leisurely ride around the beautiful gardens of Piggly Wiggly on a miniature railway. Whether you’re a train enthusiast or not, you will enjoy the ride. This miniature electric engine is sure to thrill the kids.
  • The Bike Shop – Rent a MTB or kids bike and enjoy Piggly Wiggly’s family friendly bike trails. Simply pay your trail fees, choose your desired route and ride off into the forest. The Bike Shop also offers rental of E-Bikes, assorted customised apparel and other cycling essentials.
  • Zulu Lulu Art House – Zulu Lulu offers a “paint your own” ceramics art bar suitable for young and old. Simply select a blank pottery item off their shelf, grab a brush and some paints and get creative. They will even glaze it and courier your masterpiece to your door. Other activities include dot art, laser cut wood art, acrylic pouring and more.

Retail Therapy

  • Linen Loft – This upmarket linen retail outlet specialises in high quality bed linen. Their designs are classic and their craftsmanship is superior. This is an exclusive shopping experience for the discerning buyer
  • Frankie and Delilah – Shop for upmarket gifts, jewellery and accessories including the famous Trollbeads. Choose from bohemian, classic, modern, luxurious or colourful gifts for all occasions.
  • Mushka – are well known for their distinctly unique clothing ranges. They also offer jewellery, scarves and funky bags and gifts for all those free-spirits out there. They are also stockists of proudly South African Cape Mohair products.
  • Dirt Road Traders – If you are looking for everything outdoors, Dirt Road Traders will have it. They embrace the outdoors and specialise in high-quality products including kids and adults clothing and accessories
  • Fires & Braais – This is your destination store for fireplaces, braais, pizza ovens, bonfires, accessories and lifestyle products. Their range is carefully selected from top local and international manufacturers
  • Homewood – Find an extensive range of handcrafted, custom wood furniture designed to add warmth and character to your living space. Their stunning pieces offer comfort and functionality.
  • Hides of Africa – specialise in products made from bone, wood, leather & traditional materials. You can find a gift for every occasion here. They go out of their way to serve you with excellence and welcome each customer personally into their happy space.

Piggly Wiggly is a true gem of the Midlands. With something for everyone, it should be a must stop on your journey through the Meander.