Matchbox Trading Store

“Not only a unique gift shop, clothing and decor store,
Restaurant or a Stilbaai landmark,
but also a visit you’ll never forget.”

What we aim to provide

At Matchbox we provide a visit you will never forget through exclusive handpicked products, delicious homemade food and a rustic warm atmosphere as well as a play area for kids. Through winter and summer we are a constant in providing you with the best quality affordable products, with delicious seasonal specials in our restaurant and a fresh-air playground for little ones. Matchbox… Your one stop to Shop, Savour and Enjoy.

We provide clothes for males, females and kids as well as fashion and accessories for all age groups. When you need a stylish, yet classical outfit, Matchbox has the upper hand in variety. From pyjamas, bamboo organic underwear, sun glasses, UV wide brim hats, to the purest cotton and designer items are available at Matchbox. With a separate women’s clothing section, you can be sure to find yourself occupied yet mesmerised in finding the outfit that best suits you...Read more


You can shop for gifts, decor, kitchen gadgets, beachwear, toys, educational toys and also sweets and treats at Matchbox. Walking around and exploring our different secret corners and sections can lead to an adventure and stimulation of creativity that you never realised was hiding inside you. Our store is changed often so you can always be sure to experience a new fresh Matchbox upon your visit within a six month period…Read more

Beach Ware & Accessories

There is nothing like enjoying the sun on your skin, relaxing your mind and hearing the sound of the ocean crashing onto the sand of Stilbaai’s beaches. Seeing that Stilbaai is such a beach attraction, Matchbox provides all your beach needs with the best variety of swimwear in the Eden district. This ensures that you only have to make one stop to be in complete luxury when it comes to enjoying the sandy beach days...Read more

Coffee Shop & Restaurant

Matchbox Restaurant serves delicious freshly made farmhouse breakfasts, light meals, yummy burgers, stews and desserts. We have a liquor license and provide an enjoyable experience with a glass of wine or ice-cold beer to complement your meal. While half of the family shops, the other half can enjoy the view, relax at the fireplace or sip on a cuppa. Our window tables provide a view of the kiddies' play area from where you can keep an eye on them. …Read more

What our customers have to say:

“Hierdie is die beste winkel in SA. Beste diens en groot verskeidenheid produkte”

Wynand van Wyk

(Best shop in SA, best service, huge variety of products)

“Getoer vanaf Doringbaai aan die Weskus – die beste Restaurant met die lekkerste kos van die hele toer”

Henry van Niekerk

(Toured from Doringbaai, West Coast – best Restaurant with the most delicious food of the entire tour)

“By far the most amazing shop I’ve ever seen”

Dale Pepler

“This is quite simply the best – most intriguing shop in the world – it has everything”

Nellie Hicks

“This shop is a landmark and must visit on your holiday”

Mandy Sayer

“The best breakfast I have had in SA. – Food’s excellent”

Marge – England

“Wat ‘n ongelooflike winkel & Restaurant. Die beste ontbyt wat ons nog ooit gehad het – om nie te praat van die winkel nie”


(What an incredible shop & Restaurant. Best breakfast we have ever had – not to mention the shop)

“The most beautiful shop in the world.  Nêrens kry mens die gelyke nie. Matchbox stel die standaard vir alle ander geskenkwinkels”

Heslia Swanepoel – New Zealand

(No equivalent anywhere. Matchbox sets the standard for all gift shops)

Matchbox has a safe enclosed playground for the kids

Only some of the brands you can expect to find at the Matchbox Trading Store

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