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“Wow!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kalinka - CLOSED

Kalinka
93 Baron Van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 (0) 44 279 2596
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Price range: $10 - $15
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Cork, Ireland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“Wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Lovely menu, service and wine! Came here on New Years Eve 2012 and we were blown away by the quality of the food! You will not be disappointed!

Visited January 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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180 reviews 180 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
“Best in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Kalinka has a very interesting menu, combining Asian flavors with the South African kitchen (e.g. venison dimsum) - very inspiring. During our stay in Eastern+Western Cape, this was the only place serving Eland (yummy!)

The wine list is long and even has an impressive selection of South African port wine. The red wine was chilled to perfect temperature.

Make sure to make a reservation well in advance (and notice they're closed on Sundays).

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Munster, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Excellent food for a decent price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

What a joy to find a restaurant so relaxed and yet so delicious! The whole family endulged themselves in Kudu, Springbok, lamb chops and sailfish - the deserts were to die for, too! Better book in advance as this is a highlight not to be missed!

Visited December 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Russian experience in South Africa.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The atmosphere, food and people were so nice!
The meal and drinks recomended by waiter was above our expectations.
We had very romantic evening in the restaurant!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Best Food in Oudtshoorn”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Beautiful restaurant in the center of town. Good variety menu with Karoo specialty dishes. Good wine list with good value for money local wines. The service is attentive and professional. Their biggest asset is their consistency - service and food - always good. Thank you for respecting food and sering it well.

Visited December 2012
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