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West Coast National Park, South Africa
+27 22 772 2134
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Today
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had calamari and hake...the calamari was really well prepared, soft and delicious. The food was served fast and efficient. Service was friendly and the prices very reasonable. good value for money.

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Thank Christelle L
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,319 reviews
809 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice cup of tea and a apple cake with ice cream. It was a perfect break and a lovely garden to sit in. Just a great outdoor patio.

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Thank Joel K
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love visiting the West Coast National Park. The restaurant is in a GREAT location, but it definitely needs some maintenance and a review of their prices. It expensive for what you get compared to other restaurants on the West Coast! We have been coming regularly to the Park for the last twenty years but the restaurant has deteriorated badly!

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Thank GerritPretorius
ElmarieL, Manager at Geelbek, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. The maintenance is the responsibility of Sanparks. We have the same management for the past 15 years. I am sorry to hear you were not happy with the value of our product. I was in the restaurant today. It would have been more helpful to have more specific feedback. We are always open to positive feedback.... More 

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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is the ONLY place in the whole national park that sells water, and they are neither open in their advertised hours, nor does the owner Elmarie Leonard answer her phone on 072 698 6343. Shocking, disappointed, won't be back!!!!

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Thank 366elnab
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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147 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inside West coast NP only one restaurants offer a lot of places (but could be fully occupied) to sit and refresh You for good prices, pleasant staff. Tables are inside or outside in the shadow of big trees with plenty of nests of weavers.

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Thank Poker589
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on our visit to the park. The venue was perfect for the environment, staff were friendly, and the food excellent. Will definitely visit again!

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Thank Frans JC M
South Africa
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The only restaurant in the Park. But bad. Why??? It is a nice locations, a nice house, but bad food. And too expensive. As we had no alternative. we ate a salad, but was not nice at all and for that price???? no do not go there.

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1 Thank Annemieke N
ElmarieL, Owner at Geelbek, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, we have many options on the menu. We buy all ingredients in fresh and organic, so it is natural that it would be more expensive than usual. I will check the quality, please send us your contact details so I can send you a voucher and find out exactly what you would like to see on... More 

Philadelphia, US
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

As part of touring West Coast National Park, I stopped at Geelbek. I was pleasantly surprised to find (that located in such a distant setting) I would experience the height of fine dining. Whenever the quality of food preparation matches the service in accommodation, I consider my visit worthy of using the fine dining phrase. Of course the presence of... More 

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Thank journeyready
Western Cape, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had lunch at Geelbek on our first day in the park and the fish combo plus salad was very tasty, the service excellent and good value for money.

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Thank clivealisonk
Johannesburg, South Africa
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269 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the park outside of the renowned flower season, and easily got a lunch table at Geelbek without a reservation. Literally everything went wrong: the service was awful (waitress didn't know what was on the menu and I had to point to items, couldn't use a corkscrew, no cutlery replaced after starts), the food terrible (easily the worst bobotie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Coast National Park, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  West Coast National Park
  • Phone Number: +27 22 772 2134

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?