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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” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“peri peri” (2 reviews)
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38 Kerk Street | Overlooking the Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Needed to kill an hour or so before moving into our accommodation. Very pet friendly outside and a lovely day with a great view of the small harbour and businesses on the quayside. Menu and drinks all reasonably priced and tasty.

Thank KingsleyP631
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a calamari salad. I asked whether they could grill my calamari instead of deep fry it and they were extremely accommodating. The calamari was tender and tasty. The food was reasonably priced and I liked the overall atmosphere of the restaurant. There is an...More

Thank spacerockette
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Looked at a couple of restaurants and their menus and decided on Tolbos. Very enjoyable evening with good food and good service. Thanks to waitress Janine for making it an evening to remember. Well recommended

Thank John S
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Nice vibe. Some things not available on menu (calamari tubes! and Chili Poppers, etc). Friendly waitress!

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great view of the harbour and close to the brilliant Saxon lodge and harbour pubs so do check it out and ovoid the more expensive outfits around

Thank joannehorne
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant recently for dinner and were fairly impressed- pleasant and helpful staff, comfortable surroundings and good food.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Service is fine, got order wrong twice, put the wrong sauce with the mussels and portions were pathetic. NOT IMPRESSED, will NEVER come back.

Thank Macayla B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We visited Tolbos on a very windy day and had to move to the covered section of the patio. The children love the play place and it kept them busy during the time that we spend in this restaurant. The view over the harbour is...More

Thank coreejesp
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We visited for dinner on a Saturday night. Waiter very friendly. We order wine and a bottle of water, glasses for wine, no glasses for water - only when waiter passes again 20min later. Starters good and served on time. Then wait for some time...More

Thank HenrietteK007
Reviewed 7 October 2017

...waiting time was too long. We've waited for more than 2 hours for the food. The location is nice and cute, a small friendly place. The fish and calamaris were great, price is ok.

Thank BigBaer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 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
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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