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de Meerkat Restaurant & Pizzeria

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13 Victoria Street | Carnarvon, 8925, South Africa
+27 53 382 4651
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27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

This restaurant closed its doors and is replaced by an amazing liitle restarant called the Lords Kitchen. Decor is stunning, best I have seen in a Karoo town. The menu is small but the food was good. Skilpadjies was great as a starter, I ordered hake an chips (excellent). Hubby ordered lamb schnitzel but found it a bit dry, great... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

I was happy to find this place-that is it appears to be the only option when staying in Carnavon. The intro was a little odd as the staff stood around chatting. When we asked we were told we could sit anywhere. No formal wine list but on enquiry I taken to the bar and shown the wine available. We both... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Initial impressions were good. Welcome was a bit odd as we walked in and it wasn't clear where to go, but the staff just sat/stood and stared at us for a while. Manager (?) then offered our little boy a biscuit to cheer him up and we were shown to a table. Largish menu is never a good sign, but... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Although they most probably serve some of the best pizza in the great Karoo it is really their lamb tails and chops that standout. Also had their spare ribs - fantastic

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Knysna, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Life is full of surprises. A recent very pleasant one was discovering de Meerkat Pizzeria in Carnarvon in the Northern Cape. It is a quaint eclectic establishment with great art and decor. The food is excellent as are the staff. Stopped there early one morning and was curious to explore as it seems out of place in Carnarvon and would... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

This small, I think they only have 5 tables inside and a few more outside, is very cosy. the staff is extremely friendly and the food is tasty. They have a limited menu and if the cook is too busy you can forget to get a Latte or Hot chocolate... but to be honest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Victoria Street | Carnarvon, 8925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape
  • Phone Number: +27 53 382 4651
Description
Experience the finest dining surprise in the middle of the Karoo, South Africa. Discover and enjoy from succulent Karoo lamb to Carpaccio pizza with the finest South African wines. Bring the whole family!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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