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Transkaroo Restaurant

1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River 6525, South Africa
+27 44 620 4163
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River 6525, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch on Sunday 01 Oct. wenhad Springbok shanks and Lamb neck (their specialty). WOW. Absolutely delicious. Assortment of vegetables were fresh and complimented the meat. Shanks came with risotto which was superb. Kids had grilled chicken breasts and thick potato wedges and finished everything....More

Thank Gavin J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Transkaroo on recommendation whilst staying at The Two Sunsets B&B nearby. We were not disappointed. the restaurant is set in an old provincial railway station building and has kept its charm and décor relating to its bygone era. The menu is not...More

Thank j_taylor11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this restaurant for a family dinner. 17 of us in total to be exact. The service was great and even with most of us ordering different starters, mains, desserts and drinks - no order was incorrect. The food was absolutely great. From traditional...More

Thank CelestePienaar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful restaurant with relaxing ambiance, fantastic wine selection. The menu is amazing , strongly recommended the fish cakes as staters , the main courses are divine.

Thank Sheryl v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner for two. The food was excellent, they have a good wine selection and the service just amazing. Will definitely be back to try the other wonderful dishes on the menu.

Thank TanKop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Referred to here by staff at the Ilita Lodge and what an eveving we had! Fantastic meals and great wine, and a fantastic atmosphere with great service. Definitely on the agenda at our next visit here! AndreL

Thank Andre L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You find Transkaroo Restaurant located in the quaint old Great Brak Railway Station. The only train the stops here currently is a train full of great flavours lovingly prepared. The decor reflects the buildings past a past when things were less hurried, and the atmosphere...More

Thank Harage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Transkaroo Restaurant is located in the old building of the Great Brak Railway Station. The dining area has been tastefully and elegantly decorated to reflect a past when things were less hurried. The chef offers a relatively small selection of items on the menu but...More

Thank guyrager
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this delightful restaurant. Very nice decorated and the food and wine selection offered good variety to suit most tastes. We both had excellent meals, belly pork and lamb - absolutely yummy. Cost of the meal was reasonable too

Thank SuziQ1510
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

As a lodge we regularly send our guests to dine at TransKaroo. The guests are never disappointed and always return with rave reviews of the food, ambience and service. Keep up the good work guys!

Thank MichaelPuffett
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31 December 2016|
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Response from NIcolette_Fouche | Property representative |
Good morning. We allow small dogs only on a leash and kindly ask that they do not bark or be a nuisance to the other diners. Kind regards. Nicolette
26 August 2015|
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Response from NIcolette_Fouche | Property representative |
Goeie Middag. Ja ons het inderdaad n keuse van 3 vegetariese opsies. Laat gerus weet indien ons verder kan help. Vriendelike groete. Nicolette
19 August 2015|
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Response from NIcolette_Fouche | Property representative |
Greetings from the Transkaroo Restaurant. Unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate you at that time as our function allocation time ends the 30th November 2015 till 1st February 2016. It is as all the previous... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River 6525, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Great Brak River
  • Phone Number: +27 44 620 4163
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Situated in the old railway station of Great Brak River you'll find this hidden gem, the Transkaroo Restaurant. With it's open rafters and ostrich shell chandeliers, overlooking the estuary and Indian Ocean you are quickly transformed to a bygone era of steam locomotives and Gatsby lookalikes! This restaurant has received accolades for the having the best food, menu and delightful service in Great Brak. A relaxed attitude and atmosphere makes this a truly enjoyable experience and we follow our motto with perfection..."local, fresh, and always tasty".
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