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Geelbek in West Coast National Park | Langebaan Western Cape, West Coast National Park 7357, South Africa
+27 84 406 7434
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“pie” (2 reviews)
“weaver birds” (8 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Geelbek in West Coast National Park | Langebaan Western Cape, West Coast National Park 7357, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After having had an atrocious experience at Geelbek before, I was taken here by a client recently and I could immediately tell the place was under NEW MANAGEMENT. Well done and hope word gets out soon that you are on a whole new level!

Thank the_forest_fairy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is with great excitement that I can inform everyone Geelbek has a new owner. Geelbek has been one of our favorite stops over the years and we are so excited about the new Chef/Owner. Sanparks has appointed someone with years of experience and the...More

1  Thank martin e
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Stoped here for a milkshake and something to eat. I can’t seem to get my head around what this food house is, cause it does not fit the mound of all the other fancy and excellent Langebaan places. AND the main problem is ... the...More

Thank William R
Rassie E, Owner at Geelbek, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi William Thank you for taking the time to wright a review. Please note that we are the new owners and will be taking over the 1st of May 2018. We take note of this and can ensure you this is not going to be...More

Reviewed February 19, 2018

we had a nice lunch and enjoyed the Bitterbalen starter which is a Dutch snack we know very well. can hopefully visit again

Thank mgalli2018
Transition2018, Manager at Geelbek, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thanks we appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed February 7, 2018

Tues, 6th Feb .We arrived for breakfast at about 9:15, opens at 9:00, and waited quite a while for a waiter, despite there being only one other table seated.After another pair, arriving after us, had had their orders taken, we ordered: 5 VOC breakfasts, and...More

Thank Diffmark
Transition2018, Manager at Geelbek, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Thanks for your comment. People are extra sensitive when they hear the contract is getting to the end of Feb. We get our deliveries on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. We depend on these deliveries. It happens so that the truck delivering our produce broke down...More

Reviewed February 7, 2018

We have been to Geelbek for breakfast in the past, being regular visitors to the West Coast Reserve. We were first five customers to arrive, order was taken although they did take the order of 2 other people before ours. Our coffee arrived - but...More

Thank sundancedog
Reviewed January 15, 2018

We visit the West Coast national park on a regular basis for the past twenty one years. We use to stop at the Geelbek restaurant to get something to eat and drink but due to the lack of maintenance we have not popped in to...More

1  Thank GerritPretorius
Rassie E, Owner at Geelbek, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gerrit I'm the new owner of Geelbek. We took over 01 May 2018 and everything you mentioned is concerning, as I have been in this industry for many years and can say with confidence that this is about the fundamental basics of running a...More

Reviewed January 14, 2018

We enjoyed our Sunday morning with a drive through the National park. We have never before visited Geelbek restaurant. On our way back from Kraalbaai, we decided to stop for a light lunch. My husband ordered the Venison pie, mom in law ordered quiche and...More

Thank Langebaantraveler101
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We visited the West Coast National Park in December - and were disappointed. The wild was howling, we saw no animals and birds were scarce. The highlight of the day was a light lunch at Geekbek. It was very busy, but the service was good...More

Thank Hugh1944
Transition2018, Manager at Geelbek, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thanks for your feedback. The wind was very bad this December, but we are glad that we could make up with our hospitality. Regards

Reviewed January 13, 2018

Stopped off for a coffee on the way through the park. Geelbek is in a super position and the bird hide is definitely worth a visit. The service was friendly, helpful and timely.

Thank CookRE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geelbek in West Coast National Park | Langebaan Western Cape, West Coast National Park 7357, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  West Coast National Park
  • Phone Number: +27 84 406 7434
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Informal easy going meals for families in the West Coast National Park, Langebaan. Play area for children in nature, bird hides close by.
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