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Transkaroo Restaurant

1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River, Mossel Bay 6525, South Africa
+27 44 620 4163
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River, Mossel Bay 6525, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant as always!!!! Attention to detail, fantastic service and excellent cellar! I have dined there several times and only had the best meal on the Garden Route every time!

Thank Guide816004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing little restaurant serves absolutely the best food, has great service and an relaxing atmosphere. They have five star food that is not your average fast food but tastefully made fine cuisine food. Overlooking the railway by candel light!!! A must have foodie experience.

Thank Exploration821268
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is in a beautifully renovated railway station building with wooden floors and a cosy fireplace. The atmosphere is very intamate and the service is friendly ywt vwry professional. Tge food is outstanding and the very best quality. They also have interesting menu choices...More

Thank CBS102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pork belly Absolutely brilliant presentation Vegetables are crisp and super fresh. And the atmosphere old style and really homely I will definitely return with the family

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Our family visited Transkaroo Restaurant in Groot Brak on a rainy and cold Sunday afternoon. The fire place was going and the atmosphere inside was warm and cosy. We were very impressed by our waiter, Werner, who not only is a foodie himself, but he...More

Thank dwella333
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped over for lunch with the Diaz Express. The starters and main meals were excellent, prepared well and tasty. Portions are great. Unfortunately, we didn`t have place for dessert. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Thank Bernice K
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

As owners of Ilita Lodge we regularly recommend our guests visit Transkaroo. It’s a great night out. Good food and amazing service. Not to be missed.

Thank MichaelPuffett
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I’d heard quite a bit about this place from locals and was invited to a wine tasting here this afternoon. What a lovely experience! The tasty, unique menu prepared complimented the wines on show perfectly and the service was attentive without being intrusive. The clincher...More

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you are looking for a restaurant that has Mitchelin Star rated food, the friendliest service, the best of the best selective wine selection, atmosphere and decor to match. Then the Transkaroo is a MUST!!! The South African food on menu is ridiculously incredible such...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Big portions, great atmosphere. Good value for money. The restaurant has good historical character being in an old station building next to the railway line.

Thank UdetteK1
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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

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River, Mossel Bay 6525, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay  >  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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