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Clarke of the Karoo

10 Ladismith Road Route, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
+27 28 572 1017
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rotis” (22 reviews)
“lamb curry” (47 reviews)
“calamari” (14 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
10 Ladismith Road Route, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to try Karoo cooking. Clarke's has a varied menu beyond the much publicized Karoo Oysters. During the winter hours are reduced so plan accordingly

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a night in Barrydale, and Carke of the Karoo came highly recommended! Wow wow wow, very hospitable, stunning food, gtreat ambience and a Whiskey collection to die for! Will definitely be back.

Thank Mike v
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

So happy we stopped at this restaurant en route from Oudtshoorn, the lamb curry was simply outstanding! The staff was friendly and the service excellent. Even the little ones had a great time.

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I must really say that this place is relatively expensive in comparison to the other places, but it has amazing Karoo lamb curry. I took their famous dish, and I must say that it was fantastic! I really recommend it! I would have given it...More

Thank GregTitaliano
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely farm getaway. Homely chalets, well priced restaurant & amazing hot swimming pools. A must visit for anyone.

Thank 38ninad
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we have visited Clarke of the Karoo, even though the first time was 6 years ago when they were at there original location. On this visit, like the first time we were underwhelmed. It was 3 in the afternoon on...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast there. It's not so good as I expected. It was a bit cold, so we couldn't sit outside but that looked nice

Thank Lynn0416
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We've stopped for lunch when driving the amazing Route 62. We've had the lamb burger and lamb curry. Both were very tasty. Just go there. You can't go wrong.

Thank sleepingleo2010
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped to get lunch and the food was delicious and super fresh. The service is quick and friendly.

Thank Jokosaurus
Reviewed 8 April 2017

when in Barrydale you have to eat with the Scotsman , his food is excellent and plentiful, the staff are very friendly and super fast

Thank jeffsQ9074FJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Ladismith Road Route, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Barrydale
  • Phone Number: +27 28 572 1017
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