Mez Karoo Kitchen reopens its doors for it's 7th season on the 4th September 2019, for evening service and weekend lunch service. Please check trading days and hours for exact details. We look forward to hosting you.

Please note that Mez Karoo Kitchen is closed for its annual holiday and reopens start of September.


2 months ago
Popped by for dinner at Mez on the recommendation of some locals and what a gastronomic delight. Everything from the welcome at the door by Kyle, to the beautiful decor, and down to every delicious morsel was like being in another time and place. I really appreciated the thought and art behind the space and food. Michelle and her team have crafted a gem in the Karoo where as soon as you step into the restaurant you feel a merging of all the places that inspire the dishes - Mediterannean, Middle Eastern, Mexican, Italian and not forgetting the local Cape Malay traditions. Not a fan of courgettes so decided to be adventurous and try the fritters. Excellent and perfect balance of the cheese and courgette, a bonus that it was Gluten Free. Tried the Malay Curry and the lamb was cooked perfectly, paired with home-made chutney. Whilst the veggies were meant to be a side, they were flavoured just right to star on their own. I have been on many travels outside SA and only one other dinin...
- Mandy W
3 months ago
Had such a tasty lunch at Mez today. Great table under the tree on a hot sunny day. Every dish was so delicious and the service perfect. Definitely recommend Mez if you’re in and around Barrydale.
- Dylan J
2 weeks ago
Amazing experience, flavours and service. Michelle and Kyle are very welcoming and have really created a nice space and vibe for their guests.
- Theo F

About us

Mez Karoo Kitchen offers Mediterranean, Mexican, African and South African dishes.

The blackboard menu changes frequently. There is always a vegan option and also a lamb dish made with locally sourced lamb. 

Mez is well known for its Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Klein Karoo Kleftiko and Rose ice cream with Moroccan crunch.

This is an intimate restaurant with inside and outside seating. The "Mez Terranea" gardens feature rose bushes, vegetable planters and flowering borders.

We hope you will pay us a visit! 

Contact Us


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  • 082 077 5980


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24 Van Riebeeck Street
South Africa

Opening Hours

Wed:6:00 – 9:00 pm
Thu:12:00 – 9:00 pm
Fri:12:00 – 9:00 pm
Sat:12:00 – 9:00 pm
Sun:6:00 – 9:00 pm
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