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Pavilion Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood,
Santos Beach, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 690 4567
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
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“calamari” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“santos” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Santos Beach, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 11 September 2017

I'm a bit of a history nut, and couldn't wait to see this pretty Victorian pavilion from the inside. It's location, right on the beach, is unsurpassed, but to say that I was disappointed with the interior will be an understatement. With a little imagination,...More

Thank MW3550
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We walked in on a Sunday night and were the only people here. The prawns and calamari was cooked to perfection! The interior is just beautiful and the service great. Definitely one of my favorites.

Thank Mareze K
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This resturant is set in the perfect location.It's got a stunning deck as well. BUT sadly this place is so much wasted potential.The staff are very friendly but service is average. We use to go there for pizza pretty often but lately we have been...More

Thank CarmyLotus
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Perfectly situated however, not my first choice. Better having lunch outside than inside. Ok if you don't expect much.

Thank hannied2017
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Calamari and seafood was very good ill have the calamari anyday, service was fast and friendly best for beach lunch

Thank Ronel P
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We thought we could get a snack here and we were presented with a rather grimy menu and we thought we should have left. Despite that the fish was tasty and the bizarre roasted veg salad which was hot veg on shredded lettuce was quite...More

Thank lynda99
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This restaurant is a very large building that can't be missed, you can see it sprawling across the beach even from the other side of town. The impressive outside does not match the run down interior, but we stopped for a glass of wine and...More

Thank Lorsecho
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Have childhood memories of this beautiful building and after reading all the great reviews, decided to give it a try. Friendly reception and head chef even moved our table closer to the windows for the view. After having a coffee (in chipped cups) and getting...More

Thank LizelDV
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and great food. Platters is great value for money. Wil definitely come again and again!

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I last ate here 20 years ago when I lived in Mossel Bay and The Pavilion was one of the popular restaurants of the time. It was great to recognised and be recognised by one of the waitresses who has been there for well over...More

Thank Quiddity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 38
Seafood, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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