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Rose of the Karoo

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This was one of the most unexpectedly amazing towns we have ever visited and this little restaurant was equally amazing. I can guarantee there are few places as unique as this from its service to food. It has this most uniquely "homely" feel but at the same time the food has a strong focus on quality, taste and freshness. The...

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On the road
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Stopped with friends for breakfast - had an omelette with savoury mince and mushrooms. The breakfast was great, timely and the coffee was awesome. The owner / host was very attentive and felt very much at home! Will stop by again for sure!

Thank Thedoc999
Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Sandy and her team dish up real South African favourites in a very pretty garden court yard setting. The restaurant also houses a lovely little shop which sells clothing and home made cakes and pies which you can take home with you.

Thank Paulagoofy
SAlpert123, Owner at Rose of the Karoo, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We went for supper and had an amazing evening. Wonderful outdoor seating under the vines at the back. Sandy was helpful and engaging and the food was good quality honest home cooked food at a very reasonable prices Take your own alcohol as they don't have a license.

Thank Leigh W
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were a party of 8 - stopped for lunch on our way through. Glad we did, lovely courtyard although we chose to eat in the quaint restaurant inside. Well constructed menu with something for everyone on there. Prices were reasonable and service was excellent. Quality of food was excellent with generous portions. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Al H
Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting at the back of the house/shopfront. Best to order from the chefs recommendations. Good food and excellent service - value for money. Sandy the owner is s gracious host and a master chef. The goodies for sale in the shop are well worth spending time on.

Thank Henry P
SAlpert123, Owner at Rose of the Karoo, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to serve you.Sandy

South Africa
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stopped for breakfast - the meal was well portioned and tasty. The staff are friendly and lovely to chat to. We sat at a nice table with the winter son on our back - delightful. Would stop again for a meal while travelling.

Thank TouchLightly
Castle Hill, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Good food at the restaurant. Great staff and a lovely garden. Excellent quiche and other treats from the deli, which we bought to take back to our self-catering cottage for breakfast the next day. They also sell nuts, honey, and dried figs and other goods in the shop.

Thank TheOCP
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The gas station attendant recommended the Rose of Karoo to us and we enjoyed a very nice light meal there. The owner is very helpful and has a delightful personality, and she has stocked her store with a wide variety of locally baked goods (both sweet and savoury), and gifts. There are tables inside as well as on the rear...

Thank TokyoRory
SAlpert123, Owner at Rose of the Karoo, responded to this review

Loved chatting. Hope the rest of your trip was wonderful! Thanks for the review, Sandy

Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stopped here on a trip to Die Hell. What a lovely place to relax and have a cup of coffee out in the garden. It was sunny but cool day, but the back garden was protected and warm. I had an home made apple crumble with my coffee while my wife had the soap of the day. We enjoyed...

Thank Stephen M
SAlpert123, Owner at Rose of the Karoo, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and hope your trip to die " Hel" was enjoyable. Love, Sandy

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The Rose of the Karoo reopened in February 2016 and is back in business offering friendly service, great value and good food for South Africans and tourists alike. A little oasis on route 62 in the little Karoo. ... more   less 

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Address: Voortrekker Road, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Calitzdorp
Number of rooms: 3
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“Was there for breakfast!”
Thedoc999, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The outside tables are for smokers”
TouchLightly, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay the night.”
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