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De Vette Mossel Parys

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8 Pistorius Street, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 60 486 7686
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“snoek” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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8 Pistorius Street, Parys 9585, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

"De Vette Mossel" has a unique concept: Bring your drinks (there is a stocked bar as well), sit down with your feet in the sand and enjoy delicious seafood - and there is plenty of it! You can either choose to go for lunch or...More

Thank Kerstin Z
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Something different as you feel like you are in the weskus by di see by bru. En die kos is lekker. Set menu as it is a buffet. Mostly see food but normally you eet jou self duhk on the brood dis soo lekker.

Thank Charl C
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Another great experience at this restaurant. If you want to visit this restaurant you need to stop eating 2 days before. The food is great of high standard and a lot, the atmosphere is great and you can take your own wine etc in without...More

Thank mannasf
Reviewed 14 December 2017

De Vette Mossel has a unique concept and follows a recipe that was born at the coast, West Coast if I am correct. It is based on an informal environment where you can thread barefoot on the sea sand in the restaurant which is basically...More

Thank 693brahmd
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time! Great family fun. We would recommend it for old and young. Food was fantastic and the hosts really does a wonderful job of entertaining everyone.

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited De Vette Mossel again the past weekend. It was again a pleasure to be there and to top the delicious food they gave our table a complimentary pan of prawns which was heavenly. Thank you so much!

Thank lindafrompotch
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

That was absolutely amazing, wouldn't change a thing if I could go back in time. best birthday ever. would return every week if I lived close to venue. Thanx to the staff of de vette mossel for making my birthday memorable in the extreme

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had lunch there the past weekend and it was such an enjoyable experience. The food was prepared on the fires and every course was simply delicious. The only negative is that you are stuffed when done. Brilliant idea and we will be back.

Thank lindafrompotch
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This place was great fun!!! The cheesy decor is a little misleading, and the menu sounds a little like something out of a game show... but wow!! The cultural effect, the size of the courses, the quantity of the course, and the Flavor!!! Wow the...More

Thank Brad L
Reviewed 22 April 2017

De Vette Mossel is a quite unique meal experience. We loved the beachy set-up and the live cooking. However the whole eating experience is very drawn out and we got quite bored. Before Starters is served a Boere brood with farm butter and Home made...More

Thank HerculesnMichelle
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4 May 2017|
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Response from Niel1234 | Property representative |
Hi. Due to Health regulations no dogs or pets are allowed, accept registered guide dogs for the blind. We will loose our permit to prepare and sell food if we allow ever the smallest of dogs. Unfortunately. Regards NIEL... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Pistorius Street, Parys 9585, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Parys
  • Phone Number: +27 60 486 7686
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De Vette Mossel (The Fat Mussel) offers much more than perfectly prepared seafood – this is an experience – in unusual and informal surroundings with traditional Cape fishing culture – in true West Coast Style.
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