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Karusa Vineyards

Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 8717
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A wine fine cum restaurant Classy, in the Karoo Wine and juice plus food available on site:Good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NoahRasy
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Groblersdal, South Africa
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Great spot for lunch and superb wines too!

Spent the day in Oudtshoorn and had lunch and wine tasting here. I had a ostrich wrap and my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dublinwork
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Killarney, Ireland
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Karusa is a family operated and managed wine and fruit farm.The word “Karusa” is a Khoi San word meaning: Land with little water, a scarce resource in the semi arid plateau of the Klein Karoo.Karusa is situated at the foothill of the majestic Swartberg in the tranquil and scenic Cango Valley settlement of Schoemanshoek. The farm is en route to the world famous Cango Caves. It is situated 12km north of Oudtshoorn which is also the capital of the Klein Karoo region, and ostrich capital of the world.Karusa is the first and only Premium Private winery in Oudtshoorn.Directions to Karusa: Follow the R328 north (The Cango Route) from Oudtshoorn for 12km to Schoemanshoek. Turn left into Schoemanshoek and drive left around the back of the Church, the entrance to Karusa is ~200m on your right.
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“wine tasting” (49 reviews)
“craft beer” (11 reviews)
“cheese platter” (10 reviews)
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Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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+27 44 272 8717
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wine fine cum restaurant Classy, in the Karoo Wine and juice plus food available on site:Good for family, business and Travellers Recommend to one and all

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day in Oudtshoorn and had lunch and wine tasting here. I had a ostrich wrap and my fellow travellers had a pizzas each. Pizzas were fantastic and my wrap was delicious! We did the wine tasting option for lunch and that was great...More

1  Thank dublinwork
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Karusa with a tour of about 10 people. Really nice place with a good view. We were welcomed with 5 wines for tasting which were very nice. Had the ostrich wrap for lunch, very tasty! Only thing that can be said is...More

Thank Christiaan K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karusa is nestled 13 km outside Oudtshoorn on the way to the Canon Caves Perfect country location for some wine and a bite to eat I wouldn't make this a food must if I wasn't going to try some wine though I have eaten here...More

Thank Gary Arthur L
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing! The setting is out of this world and the wine tastings are excellent value We had a delicious lunch sat on the grass by the little lake and enjoyed tasting 5 wines for 35rand !!

1  Thank Matthew W
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A must visit when in Oudtshoorn The Champagne is worldclass!! Kids enjoyed th pizza Wife enjoyed the salads!

1  Thank Carel H
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect spot for beer and wine tasting. The longneck blonde was ice cold and perfect in the oudtshoorn heat. We shared a karusa platter which is a great combination with beer... ostrich carpaccio included...

1  Thank Lourens W
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We arrived at the winery at 3:10pm and the hours of operation says 14:30. We ordered a wine tasting but wanted something to eat. We were told the kitchen closed at 3pm, so we asked if they had anything available like cheese and crackers that...More

Thank Dean922
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jacques c, Owner at Karusa Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hallo Dean I have a suspicion that you have your facts wrong. If you visited on Monday the 12th then the kitchen was certainly not closed-it closes at 15:30 on weekdays and 14:00 on Saturdays.We will also confirm this today on our CCTV system. Our...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The Beer and Ostrich wrap were enjoyable! On first thoughts I'd rated Karusa 4 star's! Then thinking about the many wineries I've visited in WC i think 3 is a fair rating. Nothing wrong with the service, it just lacked that winery ambience. However, still...More

Thank kevin r
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We went there for lunch after visiting the caves, the food was fresh and delicious. The pizza is big enough for 2 people to share and so yummy. Loved the fresh salad and also a very generous helping. The chicken wraps were also wonderful. A...More

1  Thank 770carol
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