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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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“roti” (16 reviews)
“lamb curry” (47 reviews)
“calamari” (14 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Ladismith Road Route, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
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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
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This guy "disappeared" for a while. he moved the restaurant to the hotel. Many of us thought he had closed down. Fortunately he is open again at the far (Ladismith side) end of the road that runs through town (Montagu to Ladismith),. The food is...More

Thank TheAfricanExplorer
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was our second visit and were absolutely delighted! Mike was a great host - although he was very busy, he was very attentive. The set menu with choice of soup or salad starter followed by roast baby beef and roast veggies, was cooked to...More

Thank newshews
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Had a fantastic chicken roti here, and the host was very accommodating for my vegan partner (who had a vegetable roti). They make a superb ginger beer too. Great food, and the host was super friendly. A definite recommend for the Route 62 lunch stopover

Thank Markwijs
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Out favourite stop on the R62 and we go there whenever we can. Mike is a great fellow and the food is awesome

Thank Hendrik B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Delicous lamb curry!! A must on the R62 route in direction of Oudtshoorn... Mr Clarke and the lady assisting us are very nice. Must try it!

Thank marieannepain
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Booked in here for Dinner by our B&B, really pleased,the food and atmosphere is great. Highly recommended. It's also on Route 62, a must do road trip.

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Thank Stefanprz
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our B&B host, we ate here the one night we spend in Barrydale. It couldn't have been a better start to our road trip- delicious food with attentive waitresses. A real gem in the Karoo.

Thank endtried
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect stop to grab a coffee and lunch during a long drive. Mike and his staff are friendly and his kitchen prepared a perfect meal. Highly recommend this place

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had been recommended Mike's restaurant and especially his lamb curry - we had driven miles and were so relieved to arrive at this charming place and were able to sit outside amongst his windmill sculptures and other lovely features in the courtyard .It was...More

Thank Sarah L
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Rob M
27 February 2015|
Response from Llew T | Reviewed this property |
No. But unfortunately Clarke's is now no more.
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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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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