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Address: Groenfontein Road, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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+27 83 285 4751

Oude Postkantoor is a Gallery and Coffee shop situated on the scenic...

Oude Postkantoor is a Gallery and Coffee shop situated on the scenic Groenfontein road 14,5Km from Calitzdorp. Serving light lunches, coffee, cake and soft drinks, we are a welcome stop at the foot of the Swartberg, a stones throw away from the Retreat at Groenfontein, and the Donkey Trail.

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One of Calitzdorp's little gems

Situated outside of Calitzdorp, but well worth the drive. A great selection of art, paired with a tranquil setting of beautiful natural surroundings and traditional karoo... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Rudolph M
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Situated outside of Calitzdorp, but well worth the drive. A great selection of art, paired with a tranquil setting of beautiful natural surroundings and traditional karoo hospitality. Everything on the menu is freshly prepared, simple and unpretentious, yet absolutely delicious. The quiches are divine! Also, try the Thai Iced Coffee and fruit shakes (the spanspek and basil comes highly recommended)... More 

1 Thank Rudolph M
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We cycled there (passed it) as a family. An interesting 14km one way route which could be extended to 20km or more (one way). Had something to drink, got fresh water and ice and sat under the trees at the river. A pleasant surprise and experience.

Thank philipv450
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure the14km drive for lunch would be worth it with 3 small children, but I'm super chuffed we went. The valley is amazingly beautiful. The road is in excellent condition and the destination was great. The kids walked down to the stream and we browsed the art gallery while we waited for the food. The quality of the... More 

Thank Richard H
Calitzdorp, South Africa
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

a lovely scenic roads between the farms and mountains with a nice stop for coffee and cake!! There is also an art gallery.

Thank MAgdalena B
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a tea break at the Oude Poskantoor after a day of sight seeing, on our way back to The Retreat At Groenfontein. Charming setting, good cake, friendly local owner and the coolest home-sewn draw string pants made it a good visit!

Thank vixstroud
Western Cape
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We are so lucky that Pete and Mike decided to open the Poskantoor, wonderful lunches, good company, attentive service, a relaxed atmosphere and DELICOUS meals!

Thank MarieLittleKaroo
port elizabeth south africa
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105 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

lovely old building turned into an art gallery and serve refreshments.very interesting art. there is some beautiful ceramics as well .if in the area it must be a definite visit

1 Thank billy b
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13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

If you are lucky enough to be enjoying to fabulous scenery on the Groenfontein gravel road between Cango caves and Calitzdorp at a weekend, be sure not to miss the great refreshment offered by Peter and Michael at this most tranquil coffee shop/cafe and art gallery. The establishment is located 15.5km out of Calitzdorp (easily located by the side of... More 

1 Thank water_boy_999
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

What a weekend! Thank you Peter and Mike for your fantastic Hospitality. The food was great, especially my favored Walnut Cake. Your Cottage is a piece of Heaven with that great view over the Valley. Such peace. Not many places left like yours. Hoping to come back again.

1 Thank Denise V
Cape Town
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Oude Post Kantoor is quaint and offers a relaxed vibe. Mike and Peter are ALWAYS gracious hosts. Enjoy an "off the beaten track" experience at this special destination. Food and beverages are great too....... The bonus is that there is local art for sale in the adjacent gallery.

1 Thank Debjane111

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