De Krans Bistro & Deli

GPS: S33°32’6.3″E021°41’9.0″
Stasieweg, Calitzdorp, 6660
10:00 - 16:00 every day (kitchen closes 15:30 for last orders)
Open on all holidays (excluding Christmas & Good Friday)
Phone: +27 44 2133 314

    Award winning

    Klein Karoo Gourmand Awards 2017

    The De Krans Bistro and Deli excelled at the annual Klein Karoo Gourmand Awards (Smulpaap-toekennings), scooping the 2017 Gourmand Destination Award (Farm Stall Eatery Category). The awards took place on 16 March at the Village Trading Post in De Rust. The criteria for this award are consistent good quality food, a great atmosphere and fantastic service.

    Our Bistro Manager, Jean-Paul Murris, was born in the Netherlands and relocated to South Africa with his family at the age of 12. He started his career at the age of 18 at the NH Lord Charles, where after he made a return to the Netherlands to gain further experience at the NH Golden Tulip Zandford Hotel. On his return to South Africa, he started his own business Binnehof Restraint in Stellenbosh. After gaining experience of almost 20 years within the industry, he relocated to the Klein Karoo in search of a more peaceful lifestyle with his family.

    The De Krans Bistro and Deli was also awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and became the TripAdvisor recommended number one destination in Calitzdorp.

    The bistro offers a wide selection of breakfast and lunch options and is perfect for the whole family. The outside play area is guaranteed to keep the young ones entertained. A visit to the deli is the perfect excuse to stock up on local products which include homemade jams, atchar, olives, olive oils, rusks and port reductions. The Tasting Room is conveniently situated next to the bistro, allowing ample time to sample some of De Krans’ superb range of wines and ports.

    Be sure to inquire about the De Krans Long Table Lunches - A fantastic afternoon of delicious food and award-winning wine. Our chef prepares a delicious three course meal, and our winemaker presents a wonderful wine and port pairing.

    Long Table Experiences

    What better way than to spend a day or evening dining under the vines, enjoying great food and wine and embracing the charms of small town living?

    Join us for one of our unique long table lunches/dinners at De Krans Bistro & Deli. Meals paired with De Krans wines are prepared by our resident chef Shannon, while guests are joined by either MD Boets Nel or winemaker Louis van der Riet.

    Space is limited, so please book ahead to secure your seat. The program is as follows:

    Dinner (18:00pm)

    27 October 2018

    17 November 2018

    8 December 2018

    Lunches (12:00pm)

    21 July 2018

    18 August 2018

    29 September 2018

    To confirm dates, please contact us at 044 2133 314, or send an email to