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Route 57 Restaurant

12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 691 0057
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (28 reviews)
“tomato soup” (3 reviews)
“pork neck” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This month we visited Louis 57 for lunch and dinner. Portions are generous and the food is well prepared. Prices are high for Mossel Bay, and wines choices are ample.

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Not overly polished, but I felt this restaurant was a bit of a 'find'. It is in a quaint old house, nicely decorated but not lavish. It lived up to it's claim of South African Cuisine (Kombuis?). I had the Springbok Carpaccio and Medley of...More

Thank Spencer C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, impeccable service, more formal than many but enjoyable for a couple that like less formal. Not stuffy. A memorable evening at a very, very low cost for anyone coming from the Americas. Delicious trio of venison!

Thank maketracks
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

After reading many positive reviews about this place we decided to go for our dinner. Services was so slow!!! We waited for a good 40 minutes to finally get some food. My oven baked hake was very salty. It came with some weird horrible disgusting...More

Thank trangnguyen020390
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Outstanding! Service was excellent and the food was out of this world. It was our favourite meal throughout our 3-week trip in South Africa. You have to try all 3-courses - just make room!! Would have definitely returned but only stayed in the area one...More

Thank lbl-mjl
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Let me set the scene. We had been driving for 5 and a half hours. The weather is bleak a cloudy rainy day reflected our mood somewhat on the last day of our wonderful holiday in South Africa. We are hangry and disappointed with the...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the theme of the restaurant, its about celebrating a legend,but also a life. The service was very personal, professional and the food was amazing. The table setting was simple,but charming and eloquint. The music in the background was tasteful and relaxed. It...More

Thank Riaanf
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The service at Route 57 is very nice, accurate and personal, that means the waitress has been around any time we have needed and wanted without being called. The food has been great both in quality and quantity. Sasa, Slovakia

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is the best dining experience we had during our recent 3 week visit to the Cape. The food is delicious and served with imagination. The service is excellent. Amazing!

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places in Mosselbay the food is amazing and service couldn't be beter. Their "ocean feast" is a must.

Thank Marsbrk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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