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Rose of the Karoo Restaurant

Voortrekker Road, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
+27 44 213 3204
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“bobotie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00 Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Voortrekker Road, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good traditional food. Staff And Owner very friendly. Food delicious at very reasonable prices. Had dinner outside at a wonderful 28 degrees.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChrisSounes0404
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

What a gem! Don't pass through Calitzdorp without visiting Rose of the Karoo. We had the best breakfast (mince omelette) and lunch (bobotie) we have ever had in the beautiful garden. Accommodation also available.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Great hospitality, service, comfort, vehicle security and an awesome meal! After a long day in the saddle we felt as if we had arrived at an oasis!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dimmelman
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Found this one on the web, for a breakfast en route. it is a really lovely place with a spacious interior and two levels of seating outside under grape vines, trees & umbrellas. Nicely decorated & very homely. The breakfast was great as was the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NevilleGeorgeRSA
Cindy S, Manager at Rose of the Karoo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review, especially taking the time and effort to rate us. Hope to see you soon. Sincerely Rose of the Karoo Team.

Reviewed 13 October 2018

We stayed in Calitzdorp for 3 days and were delighted when lunch and dinner each day, resulted in a visit to RotK. The food oxtail, my favorite main, was delicious and all the other dishes did not disappoint. I really enjoy a restaurant, that leaves...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bob m
Cindy S, Manager at Rose of the Karoo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you so much Bob M. For your review and making the time to visit us. Hope to see you soon. Team:ROTK

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Nicely decoreted restaurant and warm staff. Ordered the soup of the day and 3 types of pie though there were more selections from menu. All dishes were very teasty.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AmramY
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal as a family at this restaurant. I had the sirloin steak which was very thin (1cm) and over-cooked but the veggies and fries were amazing!!! My parents had the “bord kos” which is Afrikaans for “plate of food”. It contained chicken...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank W2256NAchantalb
Reviewed 10 August 2018

so recommended to have the lamb Knuckles and veggies .....what a hit , do not pass by without stopping and , friday night open to 8 , closed Sundays - Thanks Sandy the food is ******* as is the service and staff ...well done !!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wanderer765269
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We payed a visit to Rose of the Karoo on a cold winter’s evening while visiting the area. We found one of those typical ‘shop-fireplace-restaurant’ places in Rose of the Karoo! With the friendliest staff you can imagine. The menu is typical South African ‘boerekos’...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ReinhardtCapeTown
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We stopped for coffee and a snack but also to have a look at the menu with a view to returning for lunch. The scone was microwaved to "death " and as " heavy as lead " ( If we had thrown it at an...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Delia W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Voortrekker Road, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Calitzdorp
  • Phone Number: +27 44 213 3204
  • E-mail
For good quality coffee and breakfast served all day. Rose of the Karoo Restaurant is your one-stop shop when in Calitzdorp. We serve lovely traditional South African home-cooked meals,burgers, salads, pizzas and shakes. a Lovely shady garden, and a spot for children to play in our back yard. We also have a deli packed with delicious treats and discover treasures in our beautiful gift shop.
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