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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“Interesting cuisine ”
3 weeks ago
“Exquisite plating and food”
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African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River 6525, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disclaimer: we are not South Africans, Brits or Aussies. Having said that, we are not used to eating much lamb. We ordered the signature dish, Lamb Neck. In addition, we had Skilpasjies, Snails, and the Teriyaki ribs. For dessert, we had Salted Creme Brulee and...More

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at Transkaroo with a friend on a chilly winter's evening. What an experience!! The food was exquisite and the combinations brilliant. Apart from that the plating was a feast for the eye. I had the fishcake starter and my friend the skilpadjies. Both...More

Thank MarjanMiddeljans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop, for an exceptionally great prepared meal. The view over the lagoon suited the ambiance in restaurant

Thank Estellllle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful time at Transkaroo for my birthday lunch. My parents took me and my husband there and WOW the food was delicious! The service is great and the wine list even has Doolhof wines on which is one of our favourites.

Thank 409margueriten
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The restaurant has been rec recommended by our B&B owner. The staff was gently, highly professional. The "LIVE" wine list was a very kind surprise. The food was awesome and even our little kid (7 years old) was more than happy and fully entertained. Definitively...More

Thank Angelo N
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Really good restaurant with a varied menu and good wines. Service was spot on and it had a lovely atmosphere

Thank geedeebee
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A completely awesome experience, location is beautiful, staff where great and the food was AMAZING! Each dish was perfection - starters, mains and the most amazing dessert. I dream of going back, will definitely go out of my way to get there again.

Thank Leslie V
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The old station building provided lovely atmosphere outside when we visited at night, as well as inside when we visited again for lunch. The food is outstanding. The starter snails were unusually encased in vol au vents and were simply delicious. The starter tongue and...More

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Extra special ambiance and super tasting food! Professional and super friendly service. Be advised to book in advance as this is one major attraction in the Groot Brak area!

Thank henniedreyer100
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cosy restaurant overlooking the Grootbrakrivier lagoon. Good selection of wines. Menu offers a variety of dishes and quality coffee served.

Thank Harry R
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Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
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
Goeiedag, Het julle vegetariese opsies by julle lekker restaurant?
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
We have to host a dinner or heavy appetizer cocktail party for 30-40 people on Dec 19,2015 Would this be something that this reataurant can do?
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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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