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“Lovely restaurant in Gansbaai”
Review of Tolbos Bistro

Tolbos Bistro
Ranked #8 of 30 Restaurants in Gansbaai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $24
Cuisines: African, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Excellent lunch at Tolbos with lovely views over the Harbour of Gansbaai. Very kid vriendly (although unfortunately no changing table). Friendly and efficient enough service incl a quick check by the owner as well. The meal was absolutely great, mussels and calamari for the wife and hake and calamari for me. Very very tasty and beautifull presented served with salad or roast butternut and a vegetable pocket as well as chips or rice. Lovely way to spend a lazy afternoon.

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TolbosBistro, Owner at Tolbos Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

We at Tolbos are glad that we could make your second visit to our restaurant an enjoyable one.Thanks for bringing the baby changing facilities under our attention.When next time we see you that would definitively be sorted out.

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

My brother and I ate dinner here two nights. The food was very good, the location is excellent. We got to know Wayne, the owner/chef. He is great to talk to and has a lot of stories about the area. He is a fisherman and he catches and knows about what he serves.

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TolbosBistro, Owner at Tolbos Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a revue for Tolbos.Hope the rest of your stay in our beautiful country was an enjoyable one.

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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Received a heartly welcome, followed by drinks overlooking the ocean view. The food was amazing, different to mass produced orders and providing a new fusion of tastes(ribs with pinapple and honey infused basting). Well done Tolbos, will see you again.

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Thank hlvdworm
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

When all other restaurants are full you will always find space at Tolbos. Their food is not always consistent. Service was slow both times. Food was average the first time the second time around it was ice cold.
Cold chips do not taste nice. They can definitely do more to provide shade.

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Thank Rita C
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

We went to Tolbos on a morning when there was no electricity in Gansbaai. They managed to produce a fair breakfast in difficult circumstances. The service was not great but understandably taking into account what they had to work with. A few gas stoves and allot of hungry customers. Looking at the menu and setting it might deserve a much better rating. However taking into account the totally wrong order received and having to wait ages being told the card machine does not work then yes it does then no it doesn't etc ect I would normally have rated worse. I will go back and try them again!!

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Thank Stefan-12345
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