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Blue Goose Restaurant

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12 Franken Street | Gansbaai Fishing Village, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 1106
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Blue Goose is one of the few fine fine restaurants in Gansbaai. Great food, cozy ambience and always crowded. Remember to make your booking in advance.

Thank jomy_gp
Porto, Portugal
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fish espetada, Goan Fish Curry, Linefish and fish cakes - all delicious. Great service. A gem in a charming town

Thank Lilla G
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good ambience in this restaurant and varied menu to choose from. Helpful, friendly staff, with nothing too much trouble. Excellent rump steak expertly prepared. Be sure to book in advance

Thank Peter D
Stanford, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been at Blue Goose on a quite evening with my wife. Everything was wonderful from welcome to service, food and we had a very nice wine. Nice place to spend a peaceful evening. Must try once in the area.

Thank A5324OLinfo
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had great service and a most delicious fish meal and salad at blue goose. It's a down to earth restaurant with a nice vibe. Thank you for making our dining experience so pleasurable

Thank yvette894
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is slightly tucked out the way but worth finding. It is far from the cheapest but the food was good. The waiter was knowledgeable but a bit to "in your face" for my liking but that's just my opinion and shouldn't put you off visiting.

Thank Chris M
Somerset West, South Africa
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the warm welcome to the historic cottage, to the late departure, an evening of enjoying an interesting menu, full of choices. Excellent service, great wines.

Thank AllisonCdR
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended by our guesthouse to this restaurant. Our host made a reservation for us at 8pm. When we arrived, the waitress said in very cold manner that she had a booking for 8.30pm under our name, but in a very unfriendly way sounding it was our fault. I realized after she was the only waitress for the whole... More 

Thank Patrick L
Fouquieres-les-Lens, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived without having made a reservation but Adam managed to find us a table even though he was serving alone that night.The food was excellent and Adam was very friendly and helpful and the chef even popped out to chat to us.My daughter really loved the decor.

1 Thank fbingo2002
Soest, The Netherlands
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115 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in at 20.45 with a group of five. They send us away because the kitchen would close at 21. When we said we just wanted to have a quick diner, they said they didn't had a table. There were plenty of tablets when we had a quick look around. I recommend restaurant Rosemary. Its delicious!

1 Thank mahlegrand
Blue G, Owner at Blue Goose, responded to this review

Since you ignored a sign that states "reservations only", Insisted on a table which we did not have ( No tables will be moved together during dinner service), and requested a quick dinner, which we do not do ( all our meals are prepared fresh), You still have the ordacity to rate us on Tripadvisor?? More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
African, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Franken Street | Gansbaai Fishing Village, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 1106
Situated in a 100 year old limestone fisherman's cottage, the owner and staff welcomes guests into a warm and cosy environment, serving freshly prepared dishes, using fresh, local and sustainable produce. It's like having dinner with friends, the way it's done in the Strandveld.

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