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Route 57 Restaurant

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12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 44 691 0057
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent choice of african, european food that was high on taste and variety. The burgers and steak were excellent as was the cape malay curry which I had and was fabulous. 12 of us were accommodated but it does pay to book as it gets busy in the holidays

Thank hodgeyWarrington
Nelspruit, South Africa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for my mother in laws birthday. We received a warm welcome, great service and amazing food! Everything was great! Highly recommended!

Thank JvanW7
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on 2 January for my wife's birthday. I have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions and have never had a bad meal. The trio of Venison was a winner again as was the tomato soup starter. I had port belly for mains, but it was dry and tasteless. The seafood "platter" that my wife had as... More 

Thank Riaan F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we were having dinner in route 57. the service is great, the waitress was very helpful, and one of the nicest persons we met. food was really good, especially the tomato soup, which was amazing. really good choice in mossel bay.

Thank bdelad
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Name came from Louis Oosthuizen Very famous golfer who won The Open and got a 57 at his club here Food and service were good good wine list selection from Louis Try the trio of venison ! booking required

Thank thierrybP1244SN
London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was mediocre and service was just ok. Wine was lovely and good place to try trio of venison if you have never eaten it before as it gives you 3 medallions of ostrich, springbok and kadu.

Thank happytraveller812015
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eating dinner here was a dream. The service, wine list and food on offer were superb. The attention to detail was unparalleled and I shall certainly return to feast on the expertly prepared vegetarian platter. Simone out waitress was warm, welcoming and ready to go the extra mile. Everything was truly perfect. I recommend this establishment to all discerning fine... More 

Thank 13fairy
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't really fault this restaurant at all, the food was good with intense flavours and decent portion sizes. Nice to see some unusual items on the menu, e.g. Roasted Marrow Bones. This is a popular restaurant so a reservation is probably advisable. Overall it was a good meal at a reasonable price, well be back if we're in the area... More 

Thank ZAcouple_in_Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time here and we've had another amazing experience from starters right through to desserts! We fail to understand how people can complain about the food as it's one of our favorite restaurants! See you soon!!!

Thank y0lanak
Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at this establishment recently. I had the sesame crusted cheese for starters as it is something that i have had before and enjoy. I wad dissapointed to see that i only got 1 little slice of avo on the bruschetta. The mains (rib and calamari) were delish! I was a bit dissapointed with my side salad though...the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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 6506, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 0057
Route 57 Restaurant, Mossel Bay, is an association between international golfing star, The 2010 Open Champion, Louis Oosthuizen and well known Mossel Bay Restauranteurs Ilze Nel and Chef Anzelle Zeelie.

The Route 57 Experience - we pride ourselves in serving you South African Cuisine with true South African Hospitality!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?