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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Experience
Category: Unique Experience

Motivation for award: It is a bucket list experience not to be missed when visiting South Africa

Region: Western Cape / West Coast

Muisbosskerm Open-Air Restaurant

Authentic Seafood Braai

Muisbosskerm: South Africa‘s first open air, wood fired, authentic seafood “braai” restaurant. Situated right on the beach south of Lambert’s Bay on the Cape West Coast. A cultural eating experience that is unique to the West Coast and proudly South African.

The brainchild of Edward Turner, it started as a hobby to entertain family and friends. From these humble beginnings it opened its doors to the world in 1986 and grew into the very well-known restaurant it is today.

Local & global accolades:
• One of the “Top 10 Sea Views to Dine for” globally – by National Geographic
• One of the “ Top 10 things to do in South Africa” – Getaway’s Top Ten, published by Readers Digest
• One of the Top 8 authentic South African Restaurants in the country –

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Elzanne – 14.03.2022
Beste seekos en atmosfeer!

marleen staessen – 14.03.2022
A unique experience. Love this place, the food, the views, the setting, the sounds. Absolutely the best.

Jean Mare Jacobs – 10.03.2022
West Coast hospitality is the best!

Camen Davidowitz – 08.03.2022
Best food and atmosphere!

Annelize Ziehl-Owens – 28.02.2022
Absolute the BEST open-air seafood restaurant & west coast delicacies with the most breathtakingly sea views!A must for locals as well as oversea tourists! A bucket list experience! #westcoastisthebestcoast #weskusbeskus

Hanlie Boonzaaier – 28.02.2022
Simply the best

Mariella van Waardenberg – 28.02.2022
Stunning View, Scrumptious West Coast Food, a place to relax and stock up on special moments with friends and family

Sanja Erlank – 27.02.2022
Beste in die Weste!

Corlia Lehmann – 27.02.2022
Simply the BEST. Best food,best people,best location

Pieter Huisamen – 27.02.2022
Muisbosskerm open air restaurant

Henrina – 27.02.2022
Best open air restaurant, best view, best food, hospitality, all in one place. Never heard some negative comments. You are the best.

Janine De Roubaix – 27.02.2022
My fav place, best experience!

Helena Rademan – 27.02.2022
Best open air restaurant on earth.

Freek Conradie – 27.02.2022
Experience of a lifetime….good food just keep on coming….people are auper chilled.

Renee Conradie – 27.02.2022
The absolute most beautiful scenery, and then the most devine sea food, in an open air Restaurant EVER!!! The best!!!!

Jonine Siepker – 27.02.2022
Hidden GEM on the West Coast. You’ll be pleasantly surprised!!!

Lizelle Mostert – 27.02.2022
Best venue, best food, best people, best evening!!!! When going to SA that is our first stop ❤️ Absolutely love Muisbosskerm

Jackie Jansen van Vuuren – 27.02.2022
The freshest best prepared seafoods in the west!!! Freshly baked bread and a variety of jams to enjoy! And the best of all, iy is right on the beac!

Barry Nelson – 26.02.2022
Good location

Liezl Van Der Westhuizen – 26.02.2022
First in it’s kind and STILL THE BEST!!! A big fan since the 80’s!!!! Consistency & Quality ALWAYS!!

Jacques Walters – 26.02.2022
Dis die plek waar ons lekker eet!

Monene Murray – 26.02.2022
Stunning location and delicious food!

Colene Visser – 26.02.2022
Best restaurant on the west coast!

Danie Carstens – 26.02.2022
Best seafood, location and views

Karabo Legogola – 26.02.2022
Thee best sea food experience I ever had. As a tour guide I go to a lot of places but Muisbosskerm stood out and became our favorite lunch stop on our route to Namibia!

Egbert van der Bank – 26.02.2022
Great food and atmosphere!

Lita Swart – 26.02.2022
‘n Beter see uitsig restaurant gaan jy nie sommer kry nie! Die kos is pure weskus lekkerte en die jy gaan nêrens weer sulke goue soetpatats wil eet nie! Die paella is iets om na uit te sien.

Heloise Steyn – 26.02.2022
Muisbosskerm is the best

Ronel Huisamen – 26.02.2022
Stunning view and best food and the best open air restaurant all over!!

Ronel Huisamen – 26.02.2022
Stunning view and best food and the best open air restaurant all over!!

Levings Lynette – 26.02.2022
Best experience ever

Nadia Niemann – 26.02.2022
Best open air restaurant in the world

Stiaan – 26.02.2022
Great food, awesome setting, unbelievable people

Danielle Faul – 25.02.2022
Best restaurant that is truly a reflection of the West Coast!

Jessica Coetzee – 25.02.2022
Die Beste Buitelug eetplek ooit.Hulle kos is regtig baie fantasties en liplekker.eks mal oor hul Paella,Afval,Visse,Patat en tuisgemaakde bakbrood met Patee en konfyte.Hulle is die Beste in die Weskus….

Geraldine – 25.02.2022
Best restaurant ever It’s a total must if you are close

Jana Conradie – 25.02.2022
We love muisbos is is unique and the best

Bertus Comradie – 25.02.2022
All time favourite

Elizna Redelinguys – 25.02.2022
Beate este ever

Lorraine White – 25.02.2022
It is simply amazing f

Anna Bloem – 25.02.2022
Die beste!!! Lekker atmosfeer. See uitsig, vars seekos, reuk van vars gebakte brood,kuier, gesels, eet ….heerlik!!!!

Dorothea Van Zyl – 25.02.2022
Definately one of the best eating experiences Food is outstanding, beautiful beach scenery West Coast hospitality at its best…. love it!!!

Tina Jurgens – 25.02.2022
An experience not to be missed by anyone. Excellent Food, Great Hosts & a Venue like nowhere else in the World!!! You just want to go back for more…

Celia Scholefield – 25.02.2022
Described in one word : Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Edrich Rall – 25.02.2022
Will be there, once again, soon!

Frik Kleinhans – 25.02.2022
The best experience possible. More than a restaurant. A whole holiday in 4 hours.

Ronel – 25.02.2022
Best food and location.

Sharon Van Zyl – 25.02.2022
Please may i get a travel voucher?

Charles Knipe – 25.02.2022
Succulent feast al fresco with the sound of the ocean in the background.

Henry Arangie – 25.02.2022
Vote for muisbosskerm because that is a beautiful and good open air restaurant

Sue Engelbrecht – 25.02.2022
Muisboskerm is the best restaurant I have ever been to

Hanna Robertson’ – 25.02.2022
Most beautiful setting and authentic experience!!

Gina – 25.02.2022
Most unique outdoor restaurant experience I’ve ever had! And the variety and quantity of fish is unbelievable!! Not to mention the increase dible seaview❤️

Juanita Birkholtz – 25.02.2022
Dit behoort op almal se ‘bucket list’ te wees, goeie kos en ‘n belewenis!

Marie Osgood – 25.02.2022
Love taking my overseas clients to Muisbosskerm, such a special place that showcases the West Coast at its best.

Johan Immelman – 25.02.2022
Best in the west

Hentie smit – 25.02.2022
Best service and food.exelent experience

Sonja Huisamen – 25.02.2022
Best ever!!!

Elsa Pretorius – 25.02.2022
Muisbosskerm is a place where the sincere and warm hosts makes the difference, with food being top notch.

Gerda Roux – 25.02.2022
Awesome in every sense. Venue, food, people

Marisa nell – 25.02.2022
Best place and people!!

Elaine Conradie – 25.02.2022
Fantastic views on the beach with amazing food and wine. It’s always a pleasure to visit Muisbosskerm!

Conrey Kitching – 25.02.2022
Best seafood in the Southern Hemisphere

Anton RETIEF – 25.02.2022
The best eat experience in the world. The reason authentic and quality per excellence

Lu-Zahn Theron – 25.02.2022
One of the best experiences I’ve had! The food was delectable, the atmosphere lovely and relaxing!

Daphne De Villiers – 25.02.2022
Thw best open air restaurant in SA!

Cara Smith – 25.02.2022
Muisbosskerm is the best restaurant I have ever been too.

Wiese Melinda – 25.02.2022
Muisbosskerm best experience ever!!

Cameron Leech – 25.02.2022
Worked at muisbosskerm for 3 years, by far the most beautiful and best place to be. Staff is always the best with amazing manners. The food and view speak for themselves, absolutely amazing.

Frederick Janse van Rensburg – 25.02.2022
Great place to eat.

Henk Bos – 25.02.2022
Ons kom al 25 jaar daar,en probeer elke jaar tenminste 1 keer te gaan. Die lekkerste plek aan die Weskus.

Heidi Quinteiro – 25.02.2022
Absolutely LOVE Muisbosskerm ❤️ Fantastic environment and location wirh friendly service and DELICIOUS food

Marelize Van Staden – 25.02.2022
Amazing place on the beach with great food

Elzette Manailov – 25.02.2022
Beautiful open air restaurant in the heart of the West Coast

Riana Viljoen – 25.02.2022
The most authentic Open air restaurant in South Africa.

Sue Van Veenhuyzen – 25.02.2022
Muisbosskerm is ‘n fantastiese plek om te gaan eet! Ons was ‘n hele paar jaar gelede daar. My man was daardie aand siek van al die warm brood en konfyt wat hy ge-eet het. Ongelukkig kon ek nie weer daar uitgekom het nie. Gauteng bietjie te ver vir ‘n alleen mens, maar op my wenslys!

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