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Smokey Train Diner

# 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
+27 13 764 3445
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“oxtail” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the waiter was friendly and managed to get our order served correctly - we were disappointed in the product from the kitchen. Although we only popped in for drinks - the milkshakes we ordered turned out to be a glass of very artificially flavoured...More

1  Thank Maria S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across Smokeys by accident (when geocaching) and could not resist taking a peek inside. It is just such a quirky spot - a mix between a restaurant and a museum with something different to catch the eye everywhere you look. We were immediately...More

Thank Busy_Lissy
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had 2 of the best potjies money can buy. The R197 you pay for the oxtail is worth every cent as the taste is immense and the portion size very very generous. A restaurant with lots of character and the owner...More

Thank hans v
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Good food great service I would recommend a visit anytime try the oxtail not the cheapest place in town but worth it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast and really enjoyed the experience! It isn’t just a train carriage, there is quite a large dining area behind as well, but we stayed in the train and enjoyed ourselves. I think something about it appeals to the little boy inside...More

Thank sfuhere
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The outside of the restaurant renders itself to in trig the passer-by...and invites you to come in and explore. The staff is well presented and the food nicely prepared and big portions are served. Some outdoor activity is available...(put-put).

Thank Marthelene J
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Sabie on our family trip earlier this month. We enjoyed touring and stopped over for a late lunch at the diner, it's definitely worth all the hype,the food was delicious and service was top notch! It's a definite...More

Thank Nompilo X
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We saw the train and decided to pop in for pancakes....which is on everyone's menu in Sabie and surrounds. Ww ordered The cinnamon and sugar classic pancake. It was thick and no sugar in the dough st all....so quite tasteless without the icrecream and cinnamon...More

1  Thank TanyaThumbran
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I can not understand that four and five stars are given for this. pizza was a horror, thick and sticky. steak no taste, pepper sauce ??? from picknpay ? and you have to pay extra, for that money, buy a whole box. frite flat. Okay...More

Thank tm20092017
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This place is one of my favorite, No matter what type of meal you order the food is delicious each and every time, Staff is always very friendly and the atmosphere is just above the high expectations. They can also serve during load shedding schedules....More

Thank Alexrost1
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Chrissie v
18 November 2017|
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They are open on Mondays from 11:30am to 9:00pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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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