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Blue Goose

12 Franken Street | Gansbaai, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 1106
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Franken Street | Gansbaai, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a meal here for my 40th. Superb quality food, service and ambience. Staff where excellent throughout. Recommend without hesitation and it will be a birthday meal I will never forget. We ate in some of the highest rated restaurants in Capetown and this...More

1  Thank ChrisButterworth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here twice out of our 4 nights in the area because of the menu choice, service and ambience. We had the tempura prawns in honey batter starters both times. The 2nd time was better as they were crispier. The line caught cob...More

1  Thank sagatourist
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Had a great female person serving us, very nice and helpful. Food was adequate; note if you ask for more bread you will be charged..

Thank Rose_Inger
RFranken2027, Owner at Blue Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Yes, long gone are the days when bread and butter were supplied to restaurants free of charge.

Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Blue Goose will charm you by the welcome of it's friendly waitress and owner. It's modest little village house does serve delicious non-pretentious meal for decent budget. We had a lovely evening.

1  Thank Alice_the_wonderland
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great and wonderful dinner at the Blue Goose. All four of us had been very happy with their dishes. The mussels with garlic sauce were delicious, the rumpsteak and the fish platter are a "must-to-eat". We can highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The owner of our airb&b recommended this restaurant and he was right. The atmosphere is excellent and reminded us of a French mountain chalet with the stone walls, the fire place and the candles. The food was excellent (I loved the Mozambique shrimp), as was...More

1  Thank Belagonda
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We went with our 2 kids (age 10 and 11) to Blue Goose. The ambiance is very nice and nice local wines on the wine list. Unfortunately there was nothing on the menu for kids and when we asked about it they implicated that this...More

Thank Edwin H
RFranken2027, Owner at Blue Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Yes, we do not cater for kids under the age of 8 and generally 11 and 12 year olds don’t require kiddie’s menus or high chairs. I will view your review, on my food, in the light, that at this stage you were so miserable...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is the 2nd year we enjoy a truly outstanding Christmas dinner at the Blue Goose. We are regular visitors and usually enjoy their succulent ribs. This was just another 5 star experience! A 5 course meal with excellent service and a lovely atmosphere. Well...More

2  Thank Suretha V
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The blue Goose is a little hidden away in the metropolitan of Gaansbai. Seeing that the metropolitan of Gaansbai consist only of a few blocks of streets, one can however find anything quite easily. And it will be worth it! We had a warm greeting...More

1  Thank kerstinrock
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Excellent seafood and steaks. Great value for money. We had the Surf and Turf and the Beef Rozada (?) and seafood starters and it was truly delicious. The wine list had some very interesting picks. Service and venue were pleasant.

1  Thank ben o
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10 August 2017|
Response from Chutzpah78 | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we are only open for xmas lunch not dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, 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, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 1106
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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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