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Old Transvaal Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 34 Restaurants in Dullstroom
Price range: US$35 - US$135
Description: Traditional South African meals, Bobotie, pap and Wors Bunny Chow and 7 Trout dishes plus many more
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Description: Traditional South African meals, Bobotie, pap and Wors Bunny Chow and 7 Trout dishes plus many more
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place needs a menu and decor overhaul and guidance in creating ambience. It was cold outside so we chose to sit inside - dark, murky and cold despite the fire. Staff were pleasant. Very typical, old style South African menu. Food service was fast (but it was quiet). Panfried trout perfectly cooked but lacked flavour. Steak was tender but undercooked. Neither main meals were value for money. When will restaurants learn to serve food on hot plates - especially in winter! Another constant suggestion I have with small country restaurants - spend some money on uniforms as your staffs choice of clothing does not necessarily enhance the professionalism of your shop.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had breakfast at said restaurant Wow Wow Wow
The service was impeccable, staff friendly.
They also have a fire place adding to the ambiance of this type of restaurant
You will see us most defiantly again.

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We thought we would try this place for lunch - wow what can I say it was like walking into a time warp. We eventually managed to get a waitron to take drinks order, they didn't have a couple of the things we wanted, but it was busy and we understood. We then eventually got someone to take our meal order (lunch) and then we waited, and waited & waited. Some of the food eventually arrive (over a hour later - then we were told some of the order they didn't have - after an hour you would have thought they would have known what they had available, but we were hungry and as half of us has already received food it took nearly 1.5hours to get a beef stew, which was obviously made in the hour and a half it was terrible, tasteless and tough. Sorry to say there was little to be impressed with.

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Thank Stella4338
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place has gone through a few changes since I started going there 20 years ago. All good, just disappointed that the trout pancake that made them famous (in our family book) is not the same anymore. Other than that, definitely worth the visit.

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Thank taniawilliev
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

No fine dining here, just simple tasty foods. My girlfriend was very impressed with her boboti pancake and my trout with horseradish sauce was equally good, and reasonably priced. Wine list is uninteresting but moderately priced. It's my second time here so it must be good enough to tempt me away from all the other places I haven't tried in Dullstroom.

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Thank James W
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