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The Atlantic Express

1B Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 439 3038
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“chaat” (2 reviews)
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Halal
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1B Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Some 35 years ago, I used to attend training in Sea Point and used to pass this Restaurant housed in a train carriage. I always wondered and this past weekend, the wondering ceased when I took my girls for a treat. They were excited that...More

Thank hoosainnarker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids joined my husband and I for his birthday lunch at this restaurant. We ordered grilled seafood and meat platters. Food was excellent and service over the top. The owner was there and gave us a detailed background of the establishment while we waited....More

Thank Nazlie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you never had the experience of dinning on the Blue Train or the Euro-Star then this is it, just that you are not on the move and the food is excellent! We had the Sea-Food Platter for two people sharing! But there is only...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent and tasteful, freshly prepared and real value for money, had a seafood platter on a halaal restaurant in an old train coach was just too good to be true...liked the food, setup and will surely return

Thank GarySib
Reviewed 30 May 2017

When one walks past the Atlantic Express and see the state of the kitchen you will immediately have doubts on whether the the food is hygienic let along tasty. When my friend told me that he would like to meet there I thought to my...More

Thank Jay1072
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this lovely restaurant for dinner with our baby girl. We parked on the side of the road and entered the train restaurant. We were greeted very warmly and given menus. We ordered the green Thai chicken pasta and prawn chaat both were absolutely...More

Thank nabskk
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Eating food in a train was a nice idea , that express good thinking in utilizing unused staff , the food was delicious, family environment,helpful staff and very welcoming manager . Green chicken carry was a signature dish 👍🏻

Thank medoo1976
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went there with a voucher that I purchased through Wikideals. I was 1st disappointed when I phoned there to make a reservation and the lady put the phone down to look at her book but then never returned. After I listened to her giving instructions...More

Thank Arnie W
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The location is quite original and cool the food ( we had pasta ) was good nice service and nice people

Thank Nicolas L
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Visited the train restaurant on a saturday evening at 15:00. The place was really untidy and table i sat at was sticky and dirty. Waited 10 mins for drinks,not good at all. Had cheese burgers,really tasted bland and presentation lacked severly. I would have went...More

Thank Kiolan R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1B Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 439 3038
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