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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (31 reviews)
“mash” (10 reviews)
“snails” (11 reviews)
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African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Morrison Road, | Old railway staion,, Great Brak River, Mossel Bay 6525, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The atmosphere at the TransKaroo(TK) restaurant is classy and the food more than matches it. Good wine selection and nice to be able to browse it rather than having to look at a menu to make a choice. Started with the skilpadjies which Ive never...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GreenGrw
Reviewed 4 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday family lunch. Lovely personal restaurant in a wonderful setting along the railway track. Small well thought out menu with options for everyone. Amazing wines on offer and the food was AWESOME! My favorite was the rooibos panna cotta. Thank you for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JessDelish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food. Different to the usual. Reservations are imperative in high season. Only downside is that they seem to be short staffed since one waits a while for your order and even the waiting staff tables are over a wide area so you struggle to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 569dianev
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Every time that we visited this restaurant we had very good food and good service. It is situated in a quiet spot with lots of parking space. There are always friendly waiters greeting and serving you and the food is of a high quality.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Antoi9
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch - what an amazing culinary experience at this hidden "unassuming" little gem of a place! Our waiter Tiaan was great and very friendly and made us feel right at home. Great wine selection - not the regular "run of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daan L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 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!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Guide816004
Reviewed 3 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Exploration821268
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CBS102
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank teresar244
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dwella333
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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
  • Food
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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, Mossel Bay 6525, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay  >  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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