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“Didn't live up to expectations”
Review of Karoo kombuis

Karoo kombuis
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had very good reviews but we got a mixed reaction from locals. Very small dining area and eccentric hosts, but the background music was very pleasant.
The owners had warned us when booking that it was cash only and that it wasn't licenced so we had to bring our own wine.
Menu only has three items on it, slow roasted Karoo Lamb, Bobotie or Chicken Pie. The Karoo Lamb was good, but my Bobotie was average. I have had a lot better. Servings are big and we were offered seconds.
The highlight was the shaed malva pudding and ice cream, followed by a walk home stargazing at the incredible night sky.
Wouldn't be my first choice when I next visit Prince Albert

Date of visit: April 2021
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1  Thank hiltontait
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Reviewed 5 May 2021

Great food, tasty and well-cooked. Talked into the Karoo Platter - lamb, bobotie and chicken pie. Interesting venue. Limited size, so intimate. Unfortunately, fellow guests contribute to and detract from the experience. Yesterday, not so entertaining.

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank SandraS430
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Reviewed 22 April 2021 via mobile

It was like sitting down to dinner at my mom’s. Pure good tasty homemade food with huge portions. You will have to book in advance, as “Karoo Kombuis” is very popular and does not seat many guests. No license - so bring your own wine. Also no credit card facility - only cash. Well worth having a meal there.

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank Kazialil
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Reviewed 11 March 2021

A must visit place when you are in Prince Albert. A great South African dining experience. Tasty meals and great flavor..they only have 3 main course menu that you can have it all in one plate, chicken pie, bobotie and slow roast lamb...they all great taste but I love the Bobotie the most! ..not to forget the malva pudding to end your dinner! Although it was loadshedding when we had our dinner but we had a great time ! Thank you!!

Date of visit: March 2021
1  Thank FriedaOlivia
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Reviewed 30 December 2020 via mobile

Delicious home cooked food served by fabulous folks on a lovely breezy verandah looking over a fig plantation. Limited options but large portions

Date of visit: December 2020
Thank Belinda B
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