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Tambarina Guest House & Restaurant

77 Rissik Street, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
+27 13 793 7057
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
77 Rissik Street, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well as a crustacean fan I will tell you, the crab at this joint is f..ng amazing! We will be back. Well done guys!

Thank waltercomley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Komatiepoort we (my family and I) were enticed by the bright yellow and blue building that promises a touch of Mozambique. We were not disappointed. Tambarina restaurant has seating indoors and outdoors. We sat outdoors - a wonderful cool mist is sprayed to...More

Thank DebMac_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is known for its prawns. That is why we travelled from Malelane to Komatipoort. We arrived at 12:30 It was a long weekend so the restaurant was full. By 14:30 we had still not been served our main course of prawns. A wait...More

Thank Shakashaka1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in Komatipoort before we immersed ourselves into Kruger Park. I've read about this restaurant with mediocre reviews but we still went to find out for ourselves anyway. Guess what?! Those reviews were rubbish! Tambarina is a gem with a very relaxed ambiance,...More

1  Thank mam00mench
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a restaurant with a distinct Portuguese flair. Their influence I guess is gleaned from nearby Mozambique from which their seafood is sourced. I found their seafood pricing very expensive. The atmosphere is somewhat cold as the interior is fairly industrial. You have a...More

1  Thank LES S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The food was Awesome, the service great. We would definitely recommend Tambarina. . The sea food was exceptional.

Thank arturv65
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Based on previous reviews we booked a table to experience the sea food. We ordered the special "18 prawns" @ R220. expecting something really tasty and well prepared we were disappointed as the prawns were either frozen or had been over cooked as they stuck...More

3  Thank Pieter K
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to Mosambik without any expectation to find such a lovely restaurant! My recommendation: „Prawn curry“. Food and Service very good. We liked the tables outside. WiFi available.

Thank Frankenberlin
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We have been eating here on our yearly trip to Komatipoort for 12 years, The food is delicious, the staff always very friendly, its a little expensive, but for the quality and quantity it's worth it.

Thank R00tsie
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Overpriced food not worth the prices waited an hour for our food got our order wrong waitress was great and friendly

1  Thank Thora S
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Anne K
17 October 2017|
Response from Shirls45 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think you need to book it’s not peak season. Not sure what prices will be like now. But wasn’t expensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Rissik Street, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Komatipoort
  • Phone Number: +27 13 793 7057
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