Congratulations to Deidre and Lara Strydom, Xplorio Gansbaai’s first ever competition winners.
At Xplorio we believe in the power of community and as such we like to shine the light on some of our community members. Here are 5 great businesses to visit on your next trip to Barrydale:
Welcome to Kleindoorn Guest House in Barrydale. Situated on a secluded working farm dating back to 1834, this accommodation offers an ideal escape on Route62. The rustic yet cosy self-catering lodgings gives you the freedom to explore at your own leisure and discover all the hidden attractions of Barrydale.
Experience peace and tranquillity in the beautiful setting of the quaint town of Barrydale. Inkaroo self-catering cottage sleeps four guests and is fully equipped for your stay. Enjoy lovely walks and a fresh, cool dam to swim in after a long day of exploring. The cottage is perfect for a small family getaway and is also pet-friendly.
Get ready for a feast at Clarke of the Karoo that is out of this.. country. Their menu is a vibrant mix of “Karoo Cuisine” and Mediterranean dishes which includes the likes of Karoo Oysters, Cape Malay Bobotie, their legendary Karoo Lamb Curry served with papadums and an array of sambals, Whitebait and Roasted Vegetable Bruschetta with balsamic reduction. The menu extends to special sandwich and home-made burgers and on occasion, their Karoo Lamb Burger. Pan-seared Yellowfin Tuna is a speciality when available.
Situated on Route62, the Karoo Saloon is a lovely little pitstop along your travels. Come and enjoy traditional home cooked cuisine, drinks by the fireplace, meeting of friends or a weekend away in the picturesque Tradauw Valley. Serving up a full menu of breakfast, delicious burgers, pizza, steaks and vegetarian options, the eatery is great for groups and children.
The Magpie Collective believes the work they do links art and design with meaningful commercial and social entrepreneurism integrated with environmental concern. Established as a studio in 1998, Magpie relocated from Cape Town to Barrydale in 2003. The whimsical, charming and bespoke creations are produced from a broad range of medium and often incorporate repurposed, found, memorable or recycled elements.
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