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Route 57 Restaurant

12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 0057
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (28 reviews)
“pork neck” (5 reviews)
“fish cakes” (7 reviews)
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European, Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends and the food and service was exceptional. We will definetely go back here. There was a kid that was loud and busy but realising thus the manager offered us free dessert vouchers and a shooter for the inconvenience and helped us...More

Thank Deon N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Graceful decor, staff a bit stiff-upperlippy... Range of wines linked to famous golfers and or well known estates, with prices to match. The food was delicious. I had the chicken pasta and my husband had the pork neck. Well presented, balanced flavoured, delicious food. Not...More

Thank Adri D
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I must say that every time I've visited them they made me feel like family. The food is great and staff really friendly.

Thank Gert v
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We tried their vegetarian food which was really good. The restaurant seems backed by Louis Oosthuizen. He comes from a nearby city. So a good place for a golfer to visit. Lots of Oosthuizens photographs and memorabilia . Although we somehow got a cold reception...More

Thank 207rajivk
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Bad attitude from the word go. Arrived at this Restaurant, no one to greet us on arrival. Walked in to the desk, passing guests, and eventually a little man arrived, a waiter, highly annoyed attending to us. Asking if a table was available at twenty...More

Thank 007dd007
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take someone you want too treat really special. Amazing food and great service. Had really good experience

Thank Gert v
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had dinner at Route 57 and had a wonderful experience. The service was good and the food was of a high standard and well presented.

Thank CarlPrinsloo
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This month we visited Louis 57 for lunch and dinner. Portions are generous and the food is well prepared. Prices are high for Mossel Bay, and wines choices are ample.

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not overly polished, but I felt this restaurant was a bit of a 'find'. It is in a quaint old house, nicely decorated but not lavish. It lived up to it's claim of South African Cuisine (Kombuis?). I had the Springbok Carpaccio and Medley of...More

Thank Spencer C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, impeccable service, more formal than many but enjoyable for a couple that like less formal. Not stuffy. A memorable evening at a very, very low cost for anyone coming from the Americas. Delicious trio of venison!

Thank maketracks
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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