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Route 57 Restaurant

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12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 691 0057
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurant we ate at duirng our almost three weeks stay i SA. The staff was brilliant, fixing us a table even though the restaurant was full. The food was very very good and the wine they recommended so good! This is the restaurant to visit when in Mossel bay!

Thank hellobello68
Cape Town, South Africa
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unannounced and warmly welcomed. Elegant décor in grey and burgundy. Excellent service. We both ordered vegetarian platters which were imaginative, beautifully presented and most importantly absolutely delicious

Thank 427Shaz
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here on the recommendation of a friend and are so glad we did. The food was superb, portions were very generous and the service was flawless. If you want a guaranteed good meal we can highly recommend this hidden gem.

Thank Aimee F
Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the old house and quiet, peaceful dinner we had. The service was very attentive, the menu very varied and quite reasonable prices compared to what we are used to in Vancouver. My husband ordered the pork ribs which were good, but a little disappointing in the portion size which was more like an appetizer. I had the steak with... More 

Thank Itravel50
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time at route 57 with my wife we had garlic snails and crumpled prawn for starters i had the main lamb shank and wiffy had the king klip desert was fantastic ,chocolate with dark chocolate and mint with ice cream Had a really good wine RAKA Shiraz Service was fast and top Well done and thank you

Thank d0n0van77
Selkirk, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We managed to get in on a Sunday night recently without booking but I can imagine you would probably be best booking normally. The food was very good and well presented. The wine was also good and the whole meal was great value for money for 4 of us. I would recommend the restaurant.

Thank storm76
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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 

Thank sue w
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 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 

Thank Abdullah_MM
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Gunston082

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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
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?