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“Cheerful cafe style eatery.”
Review of Zest

Zest
Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Gordon's Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Zest Restaurant is a Mediterranean Bistro located in the small coastal town of Gordon's Bay. Zest serves contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with a twist. It is located on the beach front, which offers spectacular views of False Bay. It is a quaint family owned Restaurant that boasts with two qualified Head Chefs. It offers the best dining experience in the Bay, which will even satisfy the hardened critics. Their stylish menu features a wide variety, including fresh seafood, poultry, beef, pork, in season vegetables from local gardens and farms, as well as homemade soups, breads and decadent desserts, always presented tastefully. Come to Zest and enlighten your senses!
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Best place to eat in Gordons Bay. Informal cafe style with friendly staff and good food. Not expensive but good wholesome food.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

First it is important to note that they offer far more than their menu online on their website! The blackboard in the restaurant offers multiple additonal starters and main courses, all fresh seafood! We enjoyed the mussels very much. The service was a bit slow but there were two very large parties that all ordered at once. We were lucky to get our order in before them. Due to the large groups it was very very very loud inside and we could hardly understand each other. Reservations are recommended.

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Thank michelejeannine5
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Had breakfast and lunch there while on holiday in Gordon's Bay. Excellent food in an unassuming environment with easy access and plenty of parking right on the beachfront.

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Thank Hennie M
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Freshly made, very tasty meals. Well worth a visit. Limited but very nice veggie options available. Excellent value for money.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I visited Zest with my son. Reading the reviews I thought we would be served food of a high quality, but I was very disappointed with our order. My son had the seared Kingklip with Dukkha crust in lemon and tumeric yoghurt, spicy potato, confit baby tomato and garnash and myself the venison, with baked butter potato and berrie sauce as mains. My honest opinion is the food is highly overpriced and of minute portions as a casual fine dining restaurant. I visit about twice a month different fine dining restaurants but this experience at Zest is far from exquisite fine dining.

Thank Heinrich Z
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hermienvanberge, Owner at Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Dear "Heinrich Z",

Thank you for taking the time to review Zest. To set the record straight : we are not a fine dining establishment and have never claimed to be one. We serve tasty, well presented and refined bistro food.

Ruben & Hermien van Berge.

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