At neargifts.com we specialise in finding amazing companies and products.

    All within easy reach of where we live - it doesn't get more local.



    All our partners are chosen from inside our delivery area

    That way we support local businesses as well as getting amazing products!

  • Mies

    Handmade Natural Body Products.

    MIES body scrub was born in 2004 when we, as Shine 4 (former Afrikaans girlband 2001-2008) had to cook on Kyknet’s breakfast show, ONTBYTSAKE. MIES is an all natural body scrub made out of brown sugar, extra virgin olive oil with seed oils, and different delicious essential oils with great properties and to top it all off....lavender and roses from the garden!

    Paradiso Flowers

    For the love of flowers

    Based in Somerset West and creating beauty through flowers for over 16 years. Nature is their biggest mentor and they love nothing more than seeing people enjoy the splendor they create for them.

    B Africa

    A unique range of exclusive body care products and professional spa treatments

    Prepared by blending native African plant extracts, the natural goodness of the sea and eco-friendly production technologies, the B | Africa product line was created in honour of Bea Tollman, founder and president of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection which includes seventeen international luxury award-winning, family owned and run boutique hotels.

    Simply Bee

    Natural Beeswax products

    Their mission is to not only cultivate awareness of the benefits of using natural beeswax products but to also aid in bee conservation. Simply Bee’s products offer all natural handmade products, free from harmful chemicals, synthetic fragrances and parabens, making them safe and environmentally friendly as well as 100% organic.

  • Darling Sweet

    Old fashioned quality handcrafted toffee

    Darling Sweet came into existence in late 2013. The entire manufacturing process is done by hand. The focus on manual production is very much part their focus on job creation within the Darling community. Their toffees are preservative free, their packaging is made from recycled paper, and their toffee wrappers are biodegradable.


    Artisan Chocolate

    Honest Chocolate is a small artisanal chocolate company based in Cape Town. They believe in keeping things hand-crafted using old school methods, using quality organically produced ingredients.


    Handcrafted Chocolate from Cape Town

    Africa’s first bean to bar chocolate manufacturer founded on the principles of social entrepreneurship. CocoaFair are not just passionate about crafting the best possible chocolate from bean to bar but also to drive sustainable social change in South Africa.


    World class premium biscuits

    Mantelli's specialises in smaller runs of niche biscuits and cookies. Privately owned and a Proudly South African company, the factory nestles in a picturesque valley beneath the Constantiaberg Mountains close to Cape Town. They have achieved a number of notable firsts in their industry.


    Fresh ingredients, traditional flavours and new ideas

    The quest for fresh produce spurred Brenda into making her first jars of fig and apricot jam in 2007. At Brenda’s all our products are additive-free and made from fresh, natural ingredients, expertly sourced from local producers. Our products embody the flavours that inspire us and are best enjoyed in the company of loved ones.


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    Award winning vinegar

    Steep mountains, rich nature reserves and exceptional wine farms make up the Jonkershoek valley, considered by many to be the most beautiful in Stellenbosch. Happily established within this valley is Rozendal, a family-owned organic farm that prides itself on its award-winning vinegar and unique style of hospitality.



    Hand made cakes

    Based in Somerset West, this specialist baker hand-makes a range from classic cakes to cupcakes. Baking is the perfect channel for passion and creativity to make happy customers.

    Queen Arthur

    Jewellery. Décor. Events. Food. Secret Suppers. Design

    My Dad's Honey

    100% Pure Raw South African Honey.

    An owner managed bee business situated in Sir Lowry's Pass Village near Somerset West, they have been operating for the past 27 years. "My Dad's Honey" currently has in the region of 1200 active hives situated in the winter foraging apiaries in the Walker Bay Fynbos Conservatory (part of the unique Cape Floral Kingdom) and in the winter-flowering eucalyptus plantations in the Helderberg Basin. 

    Limnos Bakeries

    Decadent Excellence. Pure Indulgence.

    Family-owned and operated, Limnos Bakers prides itself in creating the freshest and finest handmade cakes and patisserie. Its pastry chefs follow recipes that have been refined over the years to provide the highest quality in taste and appearance. All pastries, cakes and desserts are handmade from scratch, using only natural ingredients.

    Oryx Ridge

    Fantastic Olives.

    Oryx Ridge table olives and cold pressed extra virgin olive oil are produced from the very best Mediterranean varieties and grown in the Breede River Valley. This is proving to be South Africa’s prime olive terroir where the perfect olive is produced.

    Winston & Julia

    Decadent. Delicious. Divine.

    George Orwell’s dark novel 1984 did not inspire our name alone, but our chocolate lives up to the unusualness! We craft a range of 60% dark tumbled chocolate with fruity and confectionery centers . Tumbled chocolates are fashioned by slowly drizzling chocolate over complimentary centers, all while rolling and tossing the treats to achieve layers of chocolate perfection. Our confections are handmade in small batches using only the freshest ingredients.

    Farmers' Market Paardevlei

    Fresh Local Produce

    Every Saturday morning in Paardevlei, local farmers, artisans, bakers and vintage collectors and lovers meet at the Farmers Market to sell, buy and share ideas. The Heritage building was built in 1901.

    Chorister Cottage

    Gourmet Boutique Chilli Products

    Named after the Chorister Robin which lives in their woods they are a self sustainable small farm growing naturally for the local markets. Their main crops are chilles (currently 9 varieties) and Katorba grapes for vinegar. The mangoes come from a bio-dynamic farm and everything is hand made.

  • Love Milo

    Boutique homeware and deco.

    Based in Cape Town, they work with a wide range of local, talented crafters for a range of bespoke, contemporary South African decor products that reflect South Africa in a unique and fresh way. Their designs are all inspired by the harmony between line & form found in nature and created using photographs or drawings taken of natural elements. They place a strong emphasis on sustainability.

    Philip Joubert

    Hand crafted cutlery

    Philip Joubert - a goldsmith by trade, designs and manufactures jewellery, knives and cutlery using precious metals, hand-picked indigenous hardwoods, stainless steel and pewter. His studio is in the Boland at Worcester, where he runs a training school and works with students from the National Institute for the Deaf who also help with manufacture.


    Hand drawn screen printed fabrics

    KeniKen is a contemporary collection of table linen that includes table cloths, placemats, napkins, tea towels, aprons and cushions designed designed and hand screen printed in Cape Town by artist Kendall Gilesby. The designs are hand drawn and printed on 100% cotton. KeniKen uses neutral tones for the fabric to blend in with any colour scheme.

  • Villiera

    Unlocking the marvels of nature to create distinctive wines

    Villiera is a family run winery situated in the Stellenbosch region, producing still wines and Methode Cap Classique. It is a pioneering quality wine company committed to preserving the environment (IPW & Biodiversity of Wine Initiative members). Villiera is also committed to education and upliftment of their staff and their families (WIETA accredited).


    Iona is South Africa's coolest vineyard site

    The wines of Iona come from a dramatically unique site in the Cape Winelands. The vineyards are on a mountain plateau 420 metres above sea level, surrounded by the Kogelberg Nature Reserve, and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Since the first release in 2001, the wines of Iona have quickly made a name as being among the finest in the world.


    Gourmet Cof­fee and Teas

    A proudly South African Com­pany, estab­lished in 1966. At their cof­fee plant sit­u­ated in Wet­ton, Cape Town, expe­ri­enced roast­ers turn the green coffee beans into a prod­uct that will tan­ta­lise the most dis­cern­ing palette. Tea experts have sourced the best teas from the grow­ing regions across the globe to offer the con­nois­seur a unique expe­ri­ence. They blend and man­u­fac­ture their own unique teabags.

    The Coffee Roasting Company

    Pioneers of speciality coffee roasting.

    Situated on Lourensford Wine Estate. The Coffee Roasting Company select the best of the best and brings it to their customers fresh. Their coffees have a roasting date, not an expiry date.

    Wild Clover


    Wild Clover Brewery, situated on the farm Wild Clover (R304), had its official opening on the 31st of august 2012, with the aim of brewing craft beer and enhancing and promoting the pleasure and enjoyment of this beer. This brewery, concentrates on quality and uniqueness, to hand blend and brew the finest quality craft beer, in the same age old European traditions.


    Award winning wine and cuisine

    Set between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, in the Drakenstein Valley, Boschendal is one of the oldest farms in South Africa. (Established over 300 years ago.) Although its Manor House has been a national monument since 1976, it’s still very much a working farm known for its award-winning wines and its fantastic farm-to-table cuisine. They have set aside almost half of the total land on the farm for conservation with a resolute commitment to the environment.

    Red Espresso

    Rooibos tea espresso

    A real, healthy alternative to coffee, founded in 2005. Since then, it has spread across continents and become the healthier,
    red version of the world’s favourite drinks – from iced tea to chai and hot chocolate. They believe choosing health doesn’t mean giving up on style, great taste or having fun. And in launching products that change people’s lives for the better.


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  • About Our Company

    What we believe.

    Our World.

    We believe the world needs more small businesses not more global ones.


    We believe that local means more than just ‘grown here’


    We believe that nothing will ever beat the personal touch.


    When you use us you’re not sending a gift – you’re giving a gift, we believe the gift is the message.


    We believe that although the delight of the receiver is the most important part of sending a gift, we put as much care into discovery/choosing/assembling/sending//delivering and following up. (and this makes us unique)


    We believe in transparency and honesty.


    We believe in creating opportunity and reward for all people whatever their gender or race.


    We believe in giving back.


    Our Way.

    We put your gift together with flair and a care, which adds to the personal touch compared to a ware house packing department.


    We deliver in most cases personally anywhere in the Helderberg or using the best courier services who share our commitment.


    We follow up not just with you but with the recipient – we want to share their joy and learn from their feedback.


    We specialize in delivering to the many homes, estates and lifestyle complexes within range of our base in the Helderberg, South Africa.


    We also specialize in sourcing our gifts and services from the many small, new and emerging businesses in the same area.


    Our products are made locally – most use locally sourced materials.


    We always tell the stories of the products that we use and promote them.


    We will always give value, not just the cheapest but the best.


    We love feedback.