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De Vette Mossel Parys Restaurant

8 Pistorius Street, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 60 486 7686
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Seafood, African
8 Pistorius Street, Parys 9585, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 17 March 2017

De Vette Mossel is an awesome seafood restaurant in Parys. We were surprised by the massive authentic beach created by the restaurant to set the stage. The seafood was all freshly prepared on open fires. What really had us in awe was the farm style...More

Thank DeonTerBlanche
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Will recommend to anyone food was great as always. Calamari steak was insane and the traditional bread is a treat.

Thank Bester H
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great vibe and excellent see food. Great ambiance and theme. If you are stuck up or prim and proper this is not for you. Everyone else will enjoy it here. Bring the whole family!

Thank Gerhard W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We organized a birthday lunch for my son. The hosts were great. The announcer of the courses and the menu was rather amusing. The food was great! Surprisingly fresh...so far from the coast! There is a bar facility, but you can take your own drinks...More

Thank epalin2016
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We visited De Vette Mossel as a group of friends for the lunch time sitting. The set up of the restaurant is very different and is decorated to look like a small Cape fishing village. The floor is covered entirely with beach sand and you...More

Thank kirstenw58
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A disappointment.Except for the 2 potjies all the food were underdone. Even the bread was doughy. Nice atmosphere though.

Thank leonard v
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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, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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