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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Table Service, BYOB
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All reviews chicken pie bobotie slow roasted lamb malva pudding lemon sponge karoo food own wine delicious home cooked food home cooking typical karoo quirky restaurant no corkage host and hostess unique experience limited menu food was amazing book in advance
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Eating should be an experience, and that's just what you get here! It's as quirky as Prince Albert itself, and the owner is a larger that life entertaining character, who tells it as it is. The restaurant is tiny, and the menu short, but that...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

When we visit Prince Albert, we eat at Karoo Kombuis. The food is excellent, the service friendly and entertaining. We always have a good time here.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Well if you arent a people person this place isnt for you. The owner Denise is a larger than life person and with her 'what you see is what you get'. A limited menu guarantees the best of homemade cooking. One small thing it is...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Let me just add to all the positive comments. We ate dinner here based on the recommendation of the guest house we stayed at. It was so good. Real local food that had been prepared with time and care. I tried the Malva pudding, it...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

You have to eat here - it was a wonderful, friendly experience and the food was first class. It feels like eating in someone's house (maybe it is!) with new friends. The menu is limited to about 3 choices for each course, but the food...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I love it here, so unusual and quirky and the food is very yummy. You do need to book and check before your visit as they do not open if not enough diners. There is a choice of 3 main courses and you can have...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

After reading many positive reviews about this place, we decided to try it for ourselves. Apparently, the menu has not changed for 18 years or so, but who cares, when the food is so good. This is honest, homemade, Karoo cooking. Lamb is at the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The menu stays the same: soup or fish salad to start,chicken/lamb pie,bobotie,roast lamb (choice of one. two or three) hot pudding or malva pudding to finish. Take your own wine and cash. The food is consistently good and served in the front rooms or the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is an experience that one should not miss out on if you enjoy traditional South African fare. The setting is in an old house and it is very cosy. The food is simply delicious and one selects off a small selection of delicious offerings....More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Every time I take visitors there, they love it. The menu stays the same, but what do they know? When visiting the Karoo, you MUST also eat KAROO! They have a choice of three meals for mains--Karoo Lamb, Chicken Pie or Bobotie. You can choose...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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spacecadet1234
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London, England
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15 May 2016|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Opening is limited so the best thing is to phone and check
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