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Smokey Train Diner

# 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
+27 13 764 3445
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu was huge! Too big to be fresh! We decided to go for the ribs. It came with 3 different types of potato : mash, chips and boiled - (totally unnecessary, chips or baked potato would have been sufficient) and frozen veggies out the...More

Thank TwoFallsView
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxed atmosphere and good food. Lots to look at and the gardens are lovely. Well priced food.

Thank dianaleroux_dlr
Reviewed 11 August 2017

What an amazing Restaurant. The food was fantastic and really good value for money. Staff very friendly and pleasant. Atmosphere great. We loved being in the train and eating our meal. We will definately be back again soon!

Thank sacha_fraser
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Eating in an old train, what an experience We had breakfast in a pancake.. wow fantastic. Service was good and fast Staff very friendly Will defiantly visit again

Thank fouche20152016
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This restaurant in Sabie has a great vibe and atmosphere, taking one back to the old days of railroading. The food is fantastic and the service great. Can really recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank Johan D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very beautiful diner. Very cosy atmosphere. Friendly staff. You get the feeling of waiting for the train. The coach has been beautifully redone. If you ever had a meal on a SAR&H train in the olden days, you will enjoy this. Brings back memories.

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This review might not be very helpful concerning the food. I waited for 10 mins in a not so busy restaurant for someone to help me. I called a waitress twice and she ignored me. Finally when I got up to leave a waiter said...More

Thank Andre D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We like to travel through Sabie. And every time we make a stop at Smokey Train Diner! They are always friendly, food is really great, their services, food and everything as a whole is even better every time we visit! Don't skip this restaurant -...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

The decor is beautiful and unique. It is a train coach converted into a dining room. Lovely fire in the fireplace added to the ambience. Service was great and management friendly. Food is good, but I feel the portion sizes does not justify the prices....More

Thank Sjarko D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great food, Great service, Great atmosphere. We had a lovely dinner and really, as always cannot fault this restaurant. We are returning customers and nothing changed. Keep it up.

Thank Gustav M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Sabie
  • Phone Number: +27 13 764 3445
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