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Tolbos Bistro

38 Kerk Street | Overlooking the Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 1560
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“calamari” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Kerk Street | Overlooking the Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

It was quite cold and rainy... Walking into Tolbos Bistro was just what we needed. Beautiful fire going in the fireplace.. soft music in the background accompanied by great food and company. It also has a family and kiddies outdoor area! Tolbos also serves great...More

Thank paulverna31
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Had really nice lunch here. They use fresh ingredients and food was very tasty. Had the peri peri prawns and calamari, the peri peri was more of a chakalaka.

Thank Nicky N
Reviewed January 5, 2017

The lady from our establishment advised us to eat here and we were thankful afterwards. It is a cozy and warm place with friendly people. We drank craft beer and ate the line fish of the day which was very tasty and well prepared.

Thank aventer2017
Reviewed November 27, 2016

A very quiet evening with my wife, booked a table for 6pm. Excellent service by a young and still learning Gerard but a job well done by him. The restaurant has no aircon so it can get very uncomfortable but the option to eat outside...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2016

Nice view to the harbour, you can watch the wave all day long from the garden. Birkenhead cider is something to taste.

Thank Earsh
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We came here by chance, after 2 other referred restaurants were fully booked. The evening was simply fantastic! The food was fantastic, the service great, and the "human" aspect was amazing. As tourists, we did not only have the chance to taste a home made...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Tolbos by chance and when we came in, we were a bit dubious. The interior is simple and the kitchen is more or less in the restaurant. We both went for the line fish of the day, which was Carpenter. It...More

Thank jelmar62
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This place is wonderful... Warm friendly reception on arrival, lovely ambiance throughout and some of the freshest fish I have ever tasted. The chef is alone in the kitchen and things take a little time but that was fine by us and we'll worth the...More

Thank JustLDH
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Quaint little Bistro in De Kelders with a humble set-up and very staff. You can wear your flip-flops to dine there. There was a variety fish dishes as well as steak. The proportions are extremely generous so make room and quite reasonably priced. Ask for...More

Thank Asiya S
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I had an awesome time. Owners and staff very friendly. Food was delicious! Will definitely pop in there again when in Gansbaai

Thank 758claudettem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Kerk Street | Overlooking the Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 1560
  • E-mail
Overlooking the beautiful working harbour of Gansbaai, with spectacular sunsets over the ocean.Where you can enjoy the fusion of Overberg hospitality,fresh seafood and South African meals. Child friendly, with an outside play area. Non smoking area inside, smoking area outside.Fully licensed, we accept Visa and Master cards.
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