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The Atlantic Express

1B Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 439 3038
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“masala” (6 reviews)
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Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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1B Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We made a booking and ran late, the owner was wonderful about it. The food was good and affordable. It just got quite awkward when one of the waitresses messed up on one of our orders (which we didn't mind much) and the owner went...More

Thank rameez_petersen
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The idea of having a real train as restaurant is cool , but I didn't like the food at all as for people with me they liked it so I don't know but I don't want to visited again also it's expensive

Thank Abdullah S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! We stumbled upon this place and thankgod we did!! Looks like a train so went in as we were intrigued :) The calamari and steak combo was the best I've had in a long time, both cooked to perfection! My dad had the...More

Thank Bekki H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I remember this place from decades ago, when it was definitely worth a visit. It's now run by Muslims, who impose their no alcohol ideas on their would-be customers. If they prefer ideology to making a few bob, that's their business, but of course it...More

Thank 280tonyn
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with my fiance and her family. First off pros: Very kid friendly nice cozy place Nice setting service is nice prices are fair for the most part Cons: Little tight area Food tastes okay with nothing special or noteworthy Did have the feeling...More

Thank Mus W
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We decided to try out this venue which is situated in a train coach. We thought it would be cramped but was surprised at the way the diner was laid out, in typical train layout with a diner twist. The food was promised to be...More

Thank burgerjp
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Restaurant in a train carraige so although somewhat iconic the inside is a bit cramped and is looking a bit tired. We both had seafood platters which arrived timeously and fairly generous portions. Food was good and garlic marsala topping a bit different. Service good....More

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This restaurant is in an actual train, so space is limited and I can imagine how cramped it could get. I however loved the cosy feel of the place and the excellent service from both the manager and waitress, made our evening dining enjoyable. We...More

Thank Fatima I
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant for dinner one evening. Upon arrival, we were greeted by an enthusiastic manager and made to feel very welcome. The restaurant offered an interesting and unusual experience as we were dining in a train carriage from the 1940s....More

Thank THEHULKGB1 .
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The train has remained an iconic feature in the Sea Point business district and Main Road area. It offers an experience quite different to that of your conventional restaurants in relation to its seating. As its layout is on a train, it can be a...More

Thank Ezzaat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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