De Oude Kraal is situated close to Bloemfontein Merino sheep farm, in the Free State, allowing you to experience the best of a country lifestyle. Every aspect of De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa – De Oude Kraal Fine Dining Restaurant; the Pamper Spa, the luxurious Garden rooms and suites as well as the Merino Standard Farm Rooms.
De Oude Kraal restaurant is in the original farmhouse with four meter high ceilings and wooden floors built in 1885 by a German missionary named Saltzmann, and added to by Judge A.J. Smit (Marie’s grandfather). The separate dining rooms have open fireplaces and original antique furniture, some dating back to the early 1900’s. As you walk through the old house you get to admire Gerhard and Marie’s stunning art collection, collected over the years.