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Die Blou Nartjie Gastehuis en Restaurant

Waterstraat 35, Calvinia 8190, South Africa
+27 27 341 1263
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“dinner” (15 reviews)
“lamb shank” (10 reviews)
“snails” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Waterstraat 35, Calvinia 8190, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Were recommended by B&B to Blue Naartjie - both dishes lamb shank & pork ribs deliciously served with aplomb!

Thank vickibeckett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on a recommendation from our B&B we went to the Blou Nartjie for dinner. The restaurant is unusual with a slight view into the kitchen. We sat close to a lovely warm fire. We were quickly served by Anthony who was polite and helpful....More

Thank Pat O
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My brother and I visited Calvinia on the occasion of the 90 th birthday of our uncle who lives in the town. When making our reservations at Die Blou Nartjie B&B as well as their in-house restaurant I explained the reason for our visit and...More

Thank HarryH2296
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Dinner for 3 was delightful. Good food served by nice waitress. Its a large rather high open space in a historic building. Terrace outside is available. Parking in front. Can recommend when in Calvinia.

Thank Marcinbrussels
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant for dinner and what a special place in a small town! The menu was varied, with lamb being very much their speciality and in particular, the lamb pie was much enjoyed by our dining companions. I would go back...More

Thank Rene000
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Excellent dinner for two hungry vegetarians. Good service and attractive surroundings. Great place to relax and have a glass of wine and a good dinner.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed March 30, 2018

A good range of dishes to suit most tastes and at budget prices (for Europeans at least!). Friendly, helpful staff useful in explaining different foods / cooking styles. If ever in this area again I would definitely go there for an evening meal. First Class...More

Thank Jack J
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Have eaten there twice during our annual pilgrimage between Botswana and the Western Cape. Had the lamb chops both times - I mean, it's the Karoo after all! They were superb. Some service issues this time. Tried to book ahead and was told they were...More

Thank Bushman595
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

We read the other reviews so went with high hopes and Die Blou Narrjie did not disappoint. We ordered the karoo lamb loin chops and the lamb shanks and both agreed it was the best we’ve had. We visited with our 8 month old daughter...More

Thank OneBullion
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Amazing how these gems pop up all over South Africa. Also top class wines, generous portions great service and apparently the best milk shakes of the holiday according to my 14yr old son

Thank William T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterstraat 35, Calvinia 8190, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Calvinia
  • Phone Number: +27 27 341 1263
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