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Tambarina Guest House & Restaurant

77 Rissik Street, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
+27 13 793 7057
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (63 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
77 Rissik Street, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Our family loved the atmosphere, food and outside sitting area. The prawns were to die for and we return every year for the past few years and have never been dissapointed

1  Thank Erma L
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Visited with family today. Excellent as always. Will highly recommend and return on our next visit Thank you

Thank Fiona P
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We went on a recommendation, and found it a bit of a mixed bag. The restaurant and menu has a strong Portuguese influence, with an atmospheric interior and a very pleasant outside covered patio (where we went as it was lunchtime). It has a good...More

Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on recommendations from Tripadvisor, however either we were at the wrong place or most people are liars..... The waiters were not all on par to start off with. One had to repeat orders and requests several times over. Then after we...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Well I suppose things can not be perfect all the time. That's why you have to be hands-on all the time. The prawns and the sole were given no attention on Tuesday, complaining did not help much , still got small tasteless prawns. Really spoiled...More

Thank Leon H
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I booked a table to celebrate my mother's 85th. Emma kindly offered to decorate a table especially for Mom. Unforunately, the date I gave Emma was wrong by a week. When we arrived we were met with some confusion and no obviously prepared table. We...More

Thank Gilles R
Reviewed 16 May 2018 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 12 May 2018 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 30 April 2018 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 23 April 2018 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
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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, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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