Leisurely working your way down Route 62, you’ll come across this humble little Karoo village with its vast, thirsty Karoo plains stretching to the foot of the surrounding Swartberg, Outeniqua and Rooiberg Mountains.
This secret little foodie’s paradise is home to hearty home-cooked meals, traditional Karoo fare, home-made jams and delectable farm-style sweets and treats like you’ve never tasted before.
Go on, dig in!
Bella de Karoo Restaurant
It is approached from the west by the scenic Huis River Pass and Oudtshoorn is a scant 50 kms away to the east. Turning off the main road into the quiet streets visitors discover the real charm of the town with it’s pretty gardens and lovely old buildings. Calitzdorp has several restaurants where you can enjoy your meal outdoors, art galleries and a museum to wander through, plus free classical organ recitals on weekday evenings.