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Zest

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  food was awesome so tasty and the services was excellent..

    thumb Deidré Didi Du Plessis
    1/07/2017

    review rating 5  This little bistro is a slice of heaven. Beautiful food, great views, efficient friendly service make for a winning combination. In my opinion this is the only dining option in this quaint little town.

    thumb Kevin Pearson
    7/31/2017

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

    thumb Tracy Kimber
    10/25/2016
  • review rating 5  One of my favourite restaurants in the Helderberg. Exquisite food, friendly staff and child friendly whilst still stylish and modern. Love it here!

    thumb Marisa Potgieter
    7/31/2018

    review rating 5  Another amazing lunch at Zest today. Everything was perfect and the chilli and coriander fish cakes are a new favorite. Chef Ruben pays such attention to detail, the accompanying beetroot and celery salad was as yummy as the fish cakes!

    thumb Shelly-Ann Blair
    2/28/2016

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

    thumb Gerhard Saayman
    10/21/2017
  • review rating 0  The Food was delicious and was very much fine dining which from the outside you would not have thought We definitely recommend

    thumb Kim Hawker
    1/02/2019

    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  Always great food.

    thumb John-Phillip Saayman
    10/01/2013
  • review rating 5  The food and the service is awesome!

    thumb Cornel Malan
    3/05/2016

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

    thumb Da Schaffers
    6/20/2014

    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 5  Honestly the best food and best meal I have had in years. The food is so delicious and beautifully presented.

    thumb Tamsin Taylor Kloppers
    4/18/2017

    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  The food was amazing perfect view for the sunset. My birthday was the best�

    thumb Lavisa Fuzo Gebuza
    1/20/2017
  • review rating 4  Wonderful atmosphere and food with a view to match.

    thumb Jana Pole
    6/18/2013

    review rating 5  Lovely little restaurant.. had Omelette and Chocolate Fondant (delicious) 🙂 .. everything very yummy. Will definitely visit again.

    thumb Jessica Van Jaarsveld
    12/06/2017

    review rating 0  Excellent food and creative presentation. It’s fine dining and by far the best Restaurant in Gordon’s Bay

    thumb Claudia Stuart
    10/27/2018
  • 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 0  Local gem. A must for everyone and anyone!

    thumb Elvira Etsebeth
    8/19/2018

    review rating 5  Fabulous food, excellent! Line fish, Jacopever or 'Horse mackerel' or 'Maasbanker' pepared to perfection. We will be back!

    thumb Catherine Jonker
    1/29/2017
  • 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  Amazing service, excellent food, great view, a must to all living or visiting Gordon's bay

    thumb Shane John
    5/14/2017

    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
  • review rating 5  Super restaurant,jeune chef très talentueux,beaucoup de recherche et de goût dans tous ces plats... Avons pris le combo hake & mussel avec riz epicé,un sirloin steack avec Green Salad et un filet poulet cajun sur lit de lentilles cuisinées Le must le dessert: un fondant chocolat fait maison minute...un regal

    thumb Philippe Berthault
    10/10/2016

    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  Once again, compliments to the chef for his outstanding and well presented dishes. My taste buds went crazy with joy. My hubby and I couldn't get enough of the food. We will be back for more with a group of family and friends. Well done and keep it up!

    thumb Simone Jongens
    7/30/2018
  • 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 5  Really good service, great menu and value for money.

    thumb Dustin Greeff
    10/16/2016

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

    thumb Carmen Petersen
    12/28/2014

 

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We take reservations for lunch and dinner. If you want to make a reservation for today, please call us on 021 200 2605 to confirm availability.

We need 24 hours to process reservations.