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Contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with a twist

 

About Our

Restaurant

 

Located on the beach front, which offers spectacular views of False Bay. We are a quaint family owned Restaurant that boasts with two qualified Head Chefs. We offer the best dining experience in the Bay, which will even satisfy the hardened critics.

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About Our

Cuisine

 

Our 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.

About Our

Catering

 

Great food is at the heart of every remarkable event. We’ll tailor-make a bespoke menu for your unique event, or you can choose from an array of spectacular party food, from our expertly designed menu.

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Our Dishes

 

  • review rating 5  Very good restaurant great service great food and a fantastic view out to the sea

    thumb Andreas Georg Rissler
    4/20/2017

    review rating 4  Lovely view of the beach and ocean from Zest. The food is great and well presented. Love that the menu stays fresh. Owners are lovely hosts as well.

    thumb Beyers van der Merwe
    5/11/2017

    review rating 4  Wonderful atmosphere and food with a view to match.

    thumb Jana Pole
    6/18/2013
  • review rating 4  Great food and great chef/host. Have the grilled fish for sure!

    thumb Marina Du Toit
    12/11/2016

    review rating 4  Freshness served with a warm smile, complimented by a perfect Gordon's Bay sunset

    thumb Carmen Petersen
    12/28/2014

    review rating 3  First visit after discovering Zest on FB. Overall: pleasant surprise! Party of four which included a couple who live in the USA and are well-travelled foodies. Menu limited but enjoyed roasted cauli soup + chicken dish Dessert menu only 3 options?? Service good Lighting too dark for oldies Worth a return visit, hope menu changes with seasons?

    thumb Juanita Arnold
    7/19/2018
  • review rating 5  Absolutely my all time favourite. My husband arranged to take over the restaurant for my 50th Birthday. What a night! Reuben & Hermien are always so attentive and friendly. The food is fantastic and I love that he varies his menu according to seasonal options. You won't be disappointed.

    thumb Vanessa Jones Coetzer
    9/08/2017

    review rating 5  We had a wonderful time. Great food and will surely visit again.

    thumb Gerhard Saayman
    10/21/2017

    review rating 2  I usually dont ever write reviews but i felt that after my meal last night i just had to say something. i first dined at your restaurant in September 2016, where i enjoyed thee BEST chicken dish i had ever eaten at any place before. Last night i took my partner on a date night to your restaurant after raving about how wonderful your food is. The evening started off great and we shared your Lamb Cigars which was fantastic! My partner then ordered your Gourmet burger and myself... the only chicken dish on the menu with great excitement! Our food arrived and in all honesty was presented lovely! However to my complete shock, my chicken dish was a disaster! The chicken was over cooked, dry and stringy, only two tiny pieces of chicken breast enough to feed a child perhaps. My potatoes were not cooked properly and were still rock hard. And the one measly piece of Aubergine and Tomato i ended up taking off because it tasted so terrible. on top of that the dish was covered in sauce, which when cold was not very nice at all being a creamy sauce. Going from the best chicken meal ive had to having the worst chicken meal ever, and for R115??? i dont think it was worth the money at all. HUGELY disappointed and unfortunately will not be going back again. I am all about supporting local as i live in GB and we dont have many places to eat as it, but when pub food ends up better than a R115 meal, then i think twice! See more

    thumb Lauren-Anne Brink
    1/17/2018
  • review rating 5  What a Gem of a place. 2 nights in a row as we were on a long weekend In Gordon's Bay. Next level awesome food and fabulous chef and staff. Wish there was a Zest in Cape Town. Well done guys

    thumb Andrea-Lea Hendrick
    8/07/2017

    review rating 5  Service fantastic, food always superb, lovely ambiance - what more can we say...

    thumb Da Schaffers
    6/20/2014

    review rating 5  AmZing food

    thumb Dehan Pynappel
    11/08/2016
  • review rating 4  The food was amazing perfect view for the sunset. My birthday was the best�

    thumb Lavisa Fuzo Gebuza
    1/20/2017

    review rating 0  This is our favorite restaurant in Gordon’s Bay. Such a special place with the most amazing food.

    thumb Kevin Pearson
    12/23/2018

    review rating 5  Great food! The host went out of her way to make sure we had the best table with a good view of the ocean. Will def be going back.

    thumb Nicky Steenkamp Rossouw
    6/19/2016
  • review rating 5  Wonderful. Great views food and service enjoyed it !!!

    thumb Willie Cruywagen
    5/28/2017

    review rating 5  Some of the best food I had in ages. Salmon mouse starter was out of this world. Best potato fondant I ever tasted, and cudo’s to the chef that actually came out and took the time to explain to me how he made it. Will definitely go back again and again and again.

    thumb Abri Du Plooy
    12/18/2017

    review rating 0  Hulle baie vriendelike mense wat daar werk, en laat jou gemaklik voel. Ek en my meisie kry net goeie diens by hulle.

    thumb Conrad Groenewald
    12/03/2018
  • review rating 5  Best fish in town. Really appreciated the fact that it was cooked to perfection, moist and just melted in your mouth. Well presented!

    thumb Madeline du Toit
    1/03/2018

    review rating 5  Was our first time at Zest. We ordered off the "Chefs Inspiration" menu last night and we where not left disappointed.

    thumb Christopher Brunsdon
    7/31/2016

    review rating 0  Staff are super amazing and extremely friendly. And the food is absolutely to die for. For sure my new favorite spot

    thumb Amanda Botha
    9/13/2018
  • review rating 5  Excellent menu and Chef Ewald always friendly,accomodating and on top of his creation of culinary arts.Really to recommend.

    thumb Kaitlin Davis
    7/06/2014

    review rating 5  Excellent food, beautifully presented - will definitely become regulars!

    thumb Tracy Kimber
    10/25/2016

    review rating 5  Really good service, great menu and value for money.

    thumb Dustin Greeff
    10/16/2016
  • review rating 5  The food was very good and well presented!!!!! Will definitely visit them again!!

    thumb Patricia Hoon
    7/10/2017

    review rating 4  Had lunch, tapas were very nice , not a large menu , but I liked it , will be back for the dinner � menu �

    thumb Allan Alkie Richts
    10/16/2018

    review rating 5  Sehr, sehr lecker gegessen und getrunken, absolut freundlich und zuvorkommend bedient worden. Ein Genuß für den Gaumen und Auge

    thumb Sonja Jüris
    4/07/2018
  • review rating 4  Excellent food and service, will most definitely go back again Both our meals were perfect

    thumb Andy Robinson
    8/25/2018

    review rating 5  I've eaten there on two previous occasions, and both times the food was excellent! The chicken ballantine we had yesterday, was really delicious. Friendly staff, and lovely view of the beach, helped make for a relaxing lunch..

    thumb Colin Yon
    11/01/2017

    review rating 5  Officially my favorite restaurant in Gordon's Bay 🙂 If you want beautiful gourmet food at an affordable price, Zest is the place to go 🙂

    thumb Bianca Huyerman
    10/15/2013

 

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