About the restaurant. Housed in the historic Great Brak River Train Station, overlooking the river mouth and Indian Ocean this charming restaurant offers hearty and carefully prepared food for all type of palettes. The comfortable and casual setting embraces rustic wooden floors, delicate ostrich egg chandeliers, corrugated metal paneled walls and alfresco wooden benches. Transkaroo dishes up plates full of passionately created South African cuisine. Chef Maurice Fouche and his kitchen staff only use the freshest ingredients available and like to experiment with the blackboard menus changing them as the seasons require. Quality is the keyword here and you can rest assured - everything is home made. The wine list comprises of a trip to the wine racks in a corner of the restaurant, where the selection on offer changes from time to time as new favorites are showcased. The service doesn’t feel like service, there is a friendly and accommodating feel about the restaurant with staff being attentive to your needs and wants. The minute you walk in the door, you immediately feel at home. For a taste of the best traditional dishes and not so traditional South Africa has to offer, with a touch of something special, give them a try. If you’re lucky, a train will roll past to add to the charm. This restaurant has been awarded various and numerous accolades and grows in popularity as they go on. So why not make a reservation and treat your taste buds to a feast of flavor.
Opening times are as follows: Tuesday to Sunday: Lunch 12pm till 2:30pm Monday to Saturday: Dinner 6pm till 8:30pm