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Route 57 Restaurant

12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 0057
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (30 reviews)
“pork neck” (5 reviews)
“fish cakes” (7 reviews)
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European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambiance, good food, great history of Louis's achievements, great for family and friends, make sure to make a booking!!!

Thank JacoVjaco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by British friends who spend months of the year on the garden route. It’s part of the Louis Oosthuizen empire! Very clean and contemporary surroundings and its best to book in advance. We went on a Thursday evening late November and they...More

Thank Pusilla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended, so we went with enthusiasm. Realized that we were overlooked for the ‘delicious home made bread basket’, only when we heard it being offered to other diners. Our starches were mixed up, so rather than cause a fuss, we just swopped...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Simple but delicious menu, chef has a way with meat as always cooked to perfection. Sides are very simple, nothing special but the wine and atmosphere makes up for it. Good service. A nice outing for a bit of a spoil.

Thank elismavN
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely food which was cooked and presented as requested. Good wine choices. We were very pleased with the service as all the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Marjory1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent service everytime we go there and the food matches the service! The menu provides both fine dining and the more "median road" burgers, etc.

Thank Stelvet
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I went there recommended by my host in mosselsbay. The interiour is old fashioned, some parts of the restaurant with carpet. many story around the golf playing owner. the food was fine, I have to say that I had better food for less money -...More

Thank Seven S
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We felt that the quality was well short of it’s trip advisor score. The portion sizes varied considerably from one person to another, the vegetables were probably microwaved and soggy and the atmosphere was ruined by sickly Muzak.

Thank StEllesmere
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food. Excellently prepared and tasteful. Loved the local taste on the menu....bobotie....cape malay curry...brandy tart! Not to be missed!

Thank Meriza S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went there twice during our short stay in Mossel Bay. Good food and staff were attentive and very friendly. Definitely worth a visit if you are ever in Mossel Bay.

Thank Grahame L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 0057
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Route 57 Restaurant, Mossel Bay, is an association between international golfing star, The 2010 Open Champion, Louis Oosthuizen and well known Mossel Bay Restauranteur Anzelle Zeelie. The Route 57 Experience - we pride ourselves in serving you South African Cuisine with true South African Hospitality!

Trio of Venison (Kudu, Ostrich and Springbuck), Cape Malay Curry, Fresh Fish, AAA Beef Steaks, Pork Belly, Lamb Neck, Ostrich Boboti, Pepper-crusted Fillet and many more superb dishes to choose from. 
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