Great Brak River Info
Garden Route's Quaintest Village

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This GBTI Project was last updated in 2017


In and around Great Brak River you will find a variety of eateries that offer great food, and often wonderful settings as well. At most of these venues you will be welcomed by the owner, who will not only provide a personal touch but will also be happy to fill you in on things to do in our gorgeous part of the world.


Oyster World
Oyster World

“Fresh from the sea” is guaranteed at Oyster World, the Great Brak River eatery of Hein Eksteen, South Africa’s 2007 Spearfishing Champion. Read More

Our three Chefs at Transkaroo Restautant
Transkaroo Restaurant

Situated in Great Brak River’s atmospheric old railway station, right on the lagoon front and overlooking the estuary, Transkaroo dishes up plates full of passionately created South African cuisine – each one with a special touch. Read More

Great food and fine wine at Peperboom Restautant
Peperboom Restaurant

Delicious food and an amazing atmosphere make this popular Great Brak venue perfect for business, pleasure and special occasions. The in-house bakery produces bread and baked goodies fresh from the oven on a daily basis. Read More

Delicious cake at Great Brak Superette
Grootbrak Superette

Just the place to stop for a take-away: the home-made pies are baked in the village, the salads are fresh and delicious, and toasted sandwiches, burgers and more are made to order. Owner Johan and his wife Lorraine are there from 06h00 to 20h00 Monday to Friday, Saturdays and Sundays from 07h00 to 20h00. Read More

Black Vanilla Coffee and Eatery
Black Vanilla

With lots of parking, a huge garden at the back, tables at the front and in various rooms, this trendy coffee shop, eatery and gallery is ideal for cosy gatherings and for groups. Read More

Good company at Locals Pub and Grill
Locals Pub & Grill

This homely pub offers safe parking and special events such as “Rugby & Braai” on Saturdays during season. The bar area is really cosy – a place where you can relax, and “where strangers become locals”! Read More

La hocolaterie balls
La Chocolaterie Rococo

“Inspired by the decadent 18th century French period, La Chocolaterie Rococo defines the ultimate in chocolate indulgence – the very best handcrafted praline.” Only Belgian chocolate is used and soon the whole La Chocolaterie Rococo experience – from chocolate work-shops to exquisite wedding cakes – will be available in the Garden Route’s quaintest village. Read More


Unique ocean view setting at De Vette Mossel
De Vette Mossel

A spectacular setting right on the beach and a seafood feast that people keep coming back for make De Vette Mossel @ Great Brak one of the most successful seafood restaurants in the country. Numerous weddings are hosted throughout the year and they specialize in catering for large corporative groups. Read More


Delicious pizzas and fine wine at Jakkalsvlei

Delicious “create your own” cheese platters and pizzas are on the menu at this unique off-the-beaten-track boutique winery, and picnic baskets can be ordered. Gourmet foodie events are hosted throughout the year. The stunning venue is also available for weddings, corporate events and conferences. Read More

Brothers Coffee The Roastery in Great Brak River
The Pink House

The Pink House is available for group outings, and coffee cupping sessions / barista courses can be booked in advance as well. Brothers Coffee Roastery is only open on certain days during the year (school and public holidays) – contact Ben and Sunel for bookings and to check their opening hours. Read More

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