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Karusa Vineyards

Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 8717
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Tranquil setting. A must visit for any wine lover or anyone looking for a decent meal. The food was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cape Town, South Africa
via mobile
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On a hot summers day it was refreshing to be pampered with great wines, craft beer and delectable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yoganathan g
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Karusa is a family operated and managed wine and fruit farm.The word “Karusa” is a Khoi San word meaning: Land with little water, a scarce resource in the semi arid plateau of the Klein Karoo.Karusa is situated at the foothill of the majestic Swartberg in the tranquil and scenic Cango Valley settlement of Schoemanshoek. The farm is en route to the world famous Cango Caves. It is situated 12km north of Oudtshoorn which is also the capital of the Klein Karoo region, and ostrich capital of the world.Karusa is the first and only Premium Private winery in Oudtshoorn.Directions to Karusa: Follow the R328 north (The Cango Route) from Oudtshoorn for 12km to Schoemanshoek. Turn left into Schoemanshoek and drive left around the back of the Church, the entrance to Karusa is ~200m on your right.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“cheese plate” (13 reviews)
“craft beer” (9 reviews)
Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tranquil setting. A must visit for any wine lover or anyone looking for a decent meal. The food was well presented and tasty.

Thank jleg2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a hot summers day it was refreshing to be pampered with great wines, craft beer and delectable food. We stopped over for lunch which is a simple menu of sandwiches, pizzas and cold meats. I had the ostrich wrap which was great, whilst the...More

Thank yoganathan g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a platter and kids ate Pizza. Really good food and wine. Good Sauvignon Blanc. We had good service. Family of 5 spend R550.

Thank celeste h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place. From a beautiful sertting, to excellent food and wonderful crafted wine. We so much enjoyed our time here. I liked the fact that you could do the wine tasting while having lunch. Will definately recommend to everyone and we will be...More

Thank Henk B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small restaurant. We had ciabatta with parma ham, fig preserves and camembert. It was divine! The pizza was huge and square! Very busy but quick service. We bought some lovely wine from them as well. Well worth a visit even just to...More

Thank Elma H
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We went to visit the Karusa vineyards. We did a wine tasting and enjoyed it thoroughly. There were a big variety of wines and they were really tasty. The wines were also reasonably priced. The staff was also excellent, they were very friendly, patient and...More

Thank Yolandi M
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Karusa Vineyards do have a wonderful grape juice along with my margarita pizza. They do wine tasting as well. Nice garden and friendly staff.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

What a great spot. Wines are top notch. Craft beers are incredible. Lunch was absolutely amazing. Great service Beautiful and quiet.a must on anyone's visit to Oudtshoorn .

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We only stopped for a drink. The setting was lovely and service very good We had the local ginger beer - for and spice’ which was just what was needed on a hot day People were having a wine tasting lunch and the food that...More

Thank Netty1313
jacques c, Manager at Karusa Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much- great to hear this...enjoy the rest of your holiday!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

A beautiful spot for a relaxed lunch and wine-tasting. We had already enjoyed their 5th Element Syrah Viognier with dinner the previous evening, and the selected wine flight allowed us to taste contrasting styles while eating a light lunch. Sitting under a sun umbrella, looking...More

Thank Hampshire_Gardener
jacques c, Owner at Karusa Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Always fantastic to hear such positive reviews- we are glad you enjoyed your time at our establishment!

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