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“A little gem” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Zest

Zest
Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Gordon's Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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!
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A little gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

I was not expecting the quality of the food in taste and presentation when I stumbled across this little restaurant in Gordon's Bay beach front. Most other restaurants in this area serve the standard fish & chips and this place therefore really surprised me. I will definitely be returning.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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4 Thank Natasha D
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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Care in presentation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Tasty meals - South African or Continental in a cosy atmosphere. Care obviously taken in presentation and pretty flowers help to brighten the town.

Visited December 2013
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3 Thank Jeanette L
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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very nice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

We have had lovely lunches at Zest. The view is stunning. We had good service and very good food. Food is very well presented and tasty. We have there been on more than one occasion.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank carollh1
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Pretoria
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Gourmet experience at a normal price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Wow, what a wonderful experience! The service is great, the view is great and the food is awesome. And all for a very reasonable price.

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2 Thank Elanie B
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“JUST A GREAT LITTLE GEM IN GORDONS BAY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

Zest is a real gem... Heard some great reviews so decided to give them a try.

My wife and I had breakfast at Zest and took our 9 month old spaniel with. The staff was friendly fast and efficient. Our spaniel got some water without us even asking.

I had the full breakfast an the Mrs the omelet... I also ordered a cupachino and and orange juice. We were delighted to see and taste the quality of the food, ample not greasy and delicious! The Mrs was also very impressed with her omelette and the cupachino was really tasty.

Real value for money, my vote 5 star's!

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1 Thank John_SA_777
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