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“Lovely restaurant with good food”

Route 57 Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 125 Restaurants in Mossel Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Route 57 Restaurant, is a Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 Open Champion themed Restaurant in Mossel Bay. In 2000, Louis played his lowest round of golf at Mossel Bay Golf Club - a 57 gross (15 under par) - You can see his score card in the lounge area. In life we are always on the road to somewhere and so Route 57 was born. This would not have been possible without the support and input of our family and friends. We want to thank them all for making this possible. The hand of our Heavenly Father is behind us to protect us, below us to carry us, in front of us to lead us and most of all in us to create Route57. We thank Him for what He has blessed us with and bless you for what you are about to enjoy at Route 57.
Reviewed 18 February 2015

For a romantic dinner with pleasant service and good food, this is a good choice. It is a converted old stone house with lots of character. There are also a few tables on the veranda for drinks or lunch especially. Suitable dress is smart casual, so don't go in your beach wear!

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Thank dobz
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Route 57 Restaurant,in my opinion, is the best Restaurant in Mossel Bay. We dine there often, and have never had a bad/untasty meal. Every meal is prepared and plated with absolute passion, and the Chef personally asks if you are satsified with your choice of food. They have a wonderful choice of Wines to compliment everything on the Menu. The Restaurant is clean and well decorated. I highly recommend Route 57 Restaurant for tourists and locals alike.

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Thank Mercia2014
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Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Although we are only fish eaters we have not previously experienced problems on our travels
There was a lack of fish on the menu and also a lack of ability to change sauces
We both had the two fishes available to us
Ruined by creamy sauces both in the fish and the vegetables
Did not enjoy the meal and would not recommend

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Thank Angela51-12
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

We had seen the reviews for Route 57 and given that they were a mixed bag we were not sure what to expect. We ended up having the best meal of our holiday with the menu, food, service and value for money all being superb. Only one person had a starter as the rest of us were keen to try the desserts. He was very happy with his sesame coated cheeses. For mains I had the pork belly (I have had this a number of times in different restaurants and can comfortably say this was the best version I have eaten), two people had steak and the third had seafood. Everyone was very complimentary about the dishes they were served. For dessert, one person had the baked chocolate which he rated highly. Two of us shared the cinnamon dumplings which were excellent. It was great to be able to choose between traditional restaurant dishes, which all have a Route 57 twist, as well as new takes on local cuisine. It was a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back next time we go down the Garden Route.

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Thank Karenvanh
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

We had a very nice breakfast, great menu, reasonably priced. Service was good, coffee was exceptional. We sat in the outside area where it was nice and cool, loth of plants end water futures. Will definitely add this restaurant on our “to go to list”

Thank Chris M
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