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Route 57 Restaurant

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12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 691 0057
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has to be the best restaurant in Mossel Bay. The food is excellent, the golf connection with the restaurant is interesting with some nice pictures and a copy of a great score card on the walls. The tables are set in a series of rooms so it is quite an intimate atmosphere and very relaxing. The service was excellent... More 

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Thank sue w
San Diego, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Actually this is first time in the restaurant. It was a bad experience for me. The food was great but you have to check your bill after you finish. The put many orders more than which I ordered. They want to take approximately 500R more then my bill. Actually the is a bad way to take money from the people... More 

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Thank Abdullah_MM
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is great | Service really good | Wine selection good | Will be back | Book in advance | Ambience superb

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Thank Gunston082
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The prawn tail starter is a must have. I had a beef curry for main and my partner had a steak. Both of us were very happy and to portions are good. Service was also very good. We will return

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Thank Mareze K
Zurich
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came because the place had been recommended to us by our local guesthouse owners. And we felt happy with a warm welcome, followed by excellent food (fish and the trio of venison). Everything very tasteful, including their wine suggestion.

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Thank mfelchlin
leicestershire
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406 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good meal, choosing from local speciality dishes that dominate the menu, and chosen by golfer patron Louis Ouisthazen. His wines and those of fellow golfer Ernie Els feature on the list and the ones we tried were of very good quality and reasonably priced. We're pleased we went there.

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Thank stella317
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a deceptive experience, the service and environment are ok but the quality of the food was poor.

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1 Thank Marc D
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Good restaurant. Food is excellent. Pork belly best meal. Good idea to use Louis Oosthuizen golf achievements as decor

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Thank Cornel M
Stattford, Great Britain
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Visited two years ago, so returned this year. Food dried up and very mediocre, waited an hour, even though others who came after us were served just a main course before us. Didn't return during our weeks stay in Mossel Bay even though we had intended to do so.

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1 Thank Margaret E
Italy
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Everything we ate was spectacular, with tourist traps around you, this is an authentic, well done restaurant. It was so good, we had the chicken and the game trio, and a chocolate dessert. There was a nice wine list, and a nice covered porch to eat on outside. The place itself is lovely! If you're in Mossel Bay looking for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 0057
Description
Route 57 Restaurant, Mossel Bay, is an association between international golfing star, The 2010 Open Champion, Louis Oosthuizen and well known Mossel Bay Restauranteurs Ilze Nel and Chef Anzelle Zeelie.

The Route 57 Experience - we pride ourselves in serving you South African Cuisine with true South African Hospitality!

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