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Smokey Train Diner

# 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
+27 13 764 3445
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 3 9th Avenue, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a different location to eat out for the night, while also filling your belly to the brim, this place wont dissappoint. We were able to eat dinner in one of the train cubicles which was a lot of fun, and the...More

Thank SPvdMerwe
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is an eclectic gem of a restaurant part of which makes up the old SAR coach. Comes complete with old knick-knacks from another era which includes the music. The food is old fashioned wholesome South African fare. The potjies are a winner, especially the...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The potjie is a must and with the quiet ambiance makes for a terrific home cooked meal. There are many other dishes to choose from but the potjie is the way to go. A must try.

Thank Freddie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
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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