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La Mouette Restaurant

78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (291 reviews)
“croquettes” (15 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (14 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed the 3 course menu with wine pairings. Just lovely!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This establishment comes with the highest expectations, and I guess that's the problem they face. We were whisked to our table very ably, we were introduced to the menu quite efficiently, and here for me things started to go just slightly wrong. The menu, as...More

Thank RalphDill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having heard much about La Moquette from friends, we finally got to experience the restaurant. Killer combination of excellent food, great service and a cosy atmosphere on a cold Capetonian night. Food was rich with flavours with excellence across the courses. Not a dud dish...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow!! What a wonderful restaurant. We loved everything. The food was sublime. We received such amazing service and attention to detail. The wine was lovely. We can't wait to go back and try the new winter menu. I real must if you in Cape Town!!

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The La Mouette restaurant is gem to found by many more visitors. We celebrated a 50th birthday here and chose the 6 meal wine paring menu and it was superb! The variety of food and wine was great and stimulated our taste buds beyond expectations....More

Thank Jacques d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing dishes, wonderful cozy atmosphere by the fireplace, beautiful simple decor and great wine pairing, together with excellent service. Very happy I managed to come here during this visit to Cape Town and strongly recommend it to everyone.

Thank VincentRvanH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been wanting to try out this restaurant for ages, and finally had the chance to do so -- and wow, what an experience! We went for dinner for a special occasion and were wowed from the word go. They had seated us at...More

Thank Janine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful meal at La Mouette, where we each went for the 6 course menu. Each course was beautifully presented and the flavours were so well considered and delicately matched. It was delicious. We had a wine recommendation from our waiter as the...More

Thank MattEm3
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing place with sublime food and service. Nice atmosphere with even if u with friends or a romantic evening you can still have a great time. A must too any foodie.

Thank onejacja
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The restaurant itself is beautiful. And we were seated in the room with the fireplace which was very nice and cozy. It was difficult to decide what to rate this restaurant. Finally, I determined that Cape Town is known for its great food, and this...More

Thank txhjgirl
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12 May 2017|
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Response from MartinLupton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response but only just seen. We did not pay an up front deposit but we did have to book to secure a table
Claudia K
1 November 2016|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Dear Claudia - the pairing portions are 100ml per glass per course - where the dessert wines are 25ml per course. Kind regards Mari
8 November 2015|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Good morning Thank you for your enquiry - please be so kind as to email us so we can answer your query. We hope to hear from you soon Kind regards Mari Vigar Co-owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 0856
  • E-mail
La Mouette Restaurant opened in 2010 by Chef and co-owner Henry Vigar, his wife, Mari and their business partner Gerrit Bruwer. La Mouette offers seasonally inspired and modern food. With ever-changing and seasonally inspired menus, friendly staff and a beautiful and unique venue, La Mouette has become a firm favorite with locals and regulars as well as established itself as a return go-to for our international guests. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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