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Pavilion Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood,
Santos Beach, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 690 4567
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible11%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Santos Beach, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is such an awesome restaurant. Hugo and his team is so passionate about their wines, craft beers and other delicacies that we had an amazing time listening to him and enjoying the locally produced beverages. The pizza`s was from another world! We had a...More

Thank AneliGerber
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We couldn't wait to give the newly renovated Pavilion now Jackal on The Beach a try, but oh how disappointing. The food is really not worth the money. The pizza tasted like a frozen base that you can buy at any supermarket. The avo on...More

Thank StellaJ09
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Reminded me of the Seaside Pavilions in England of my youth. Needs a bit of TLC but location is stunning - right on the Beach . Our lunch was enhanced by a shoal of Dolphins gamboling close to the shore. Limited menu - mainly Burgers...More

Thank halcyonbp
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is a historical building with some modern touches. The Pavillion (its former name), is literally on the beach and the view is stunning! 💗 The menu is casual and light, though that evening they offered Surf and Turf which I ordered. Husband ordered the...More

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

It was a shame really. They recently redid the whole place, but some old habits survived. Location and view magnificent. Atmosphere is also really good. We came for coffee and cheesecake. Both were a real let down, especially the cheesecake. I will come back in...More

1  Thank ChristopherN1818
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We went in the early evening to the Jackal. Had a lovely meal. Service was very friendly and efficient. What a lovely place to eat!

Thank JohnR_Maria
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Now named Jackal on the Beach. Exceptional setting, however sadly no attempt to keep the surrounding area adjacent to the restaurant and deck clean - kids had to encounter cigarettes,bottles and other litter within the first 2 meters from the stairs leading from the restaurant...More

1  Thank Monique d
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I believe this restaurant has now changed its name to The Jackal. We went there today for lunch but ended up coming away very dissatisfied with the food. My wife had the Prawn and Avocado Salad which was drowned in Balsamic dressing. The prawns were...More

Thank b16blr
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Strolled through the museum along the beach for our afternoon pot of English tea and got a bonus of seeing dolphins swimming close to shore. Quick service, great terrace and location.

Thank Yorkshire1245
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Well if service actually existed that would be great for this place as the location is perfect. What a waste

Thank sarre1020
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 38
Seafood, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santos Beach, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 690 4567
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