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Sea Gypsy Cafe

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Church Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 690 5496
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (67 reviews)
“sea food” (13 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Church Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a Saturday morning and the sun was shining brightly on the calm bay. I took a seat next to the harbor wall and ordered my usual sea basket. The chips was for the seagulls - although there is a notice stating not to...More

Thank LadyT165
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi sounds like you had a great day. Thanks for your review. Regards Colin, team and birds.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a lunch after 1 hour sea trip. Wanted a quick bite before driving for another 2-3 hours. I only ordered iced coffee, which was delicious and my husband went for hike&chips. When his order was on the table, I decided to go...More

Thank Ilona M
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. Regards Colin and Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended to visitors to what used to be our favorite restaurant, The Sea Gypsy. A party of eight we were placed at 2 tables, no offer to move them together. No lamp was provided to read the menu. We had to use our cell phone...More

Thank couttsbelinda
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review will get urgent attention. Kind regards Colin.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good views, nice service but disgusting food. You can go for some drinks but do not you dare to eat anything!!

Thank leavermande
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow. Thank you for your review. Regards Colin.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my Mum for lunch. Being right at the sea we were expecting lovely fresh seafood. Ordered the hake & calamari. Definitely not fresh, definitely disappointed 😞

Thank tracey b
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Regards Colin.

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Oh dear Oh dear... Annual visit to MB from UK as we have a house here... Usually go here 3 or 4 times during our visit...Not anymore.. Food very average... service not great...And i ordered the 20 rands per prawns dish which was a complete...More

Thank 764gareth
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for your review. Colin.

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Ate here last night after a nasty experience at kaai4 just down the road .- we left without eating - Sea gypsy couldn’t have been more different a very friendly waiter (Jon Jon ) greeted us chatted for a short while and then took our...More

Thank Martin aryeh W
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Great job Jon Jon. Thank you for your kind review. Regards Colin and Team.

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I first visited in February for a late lunch. I ordered the chicken schnitzel with mushroom sauce (it arrived with cheese sauce) and my wife had the chicken salad. Both were very tasty so I only mentioned the sauce at the end...More

Thank b16blr
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you for your review. We use a basting sauce on all grilled meat products. Not gravy. Regards Colin.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

The atmosphere is not very friendly,waitress could not be bothered to ask if you would like your fish grilled or fried.When asking for fried - she yells at the kitchen that all can hear that the customer wants fried fish.The price of the sole is...More

Thank aimeegreyling
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi the sole has been a item on the menu which has been difficult to find and the price also went up. I have managed to find a much better price over the last two days and have adjusted it on the menu. Thus the...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Stunning place with lovely food. Beautiful view and sea birds everywhere. Friendly waitress and answered all our questions about nearby places to visit.

Thank 705altad
Colin735, Owner at Sea Gypsy Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks glad you enjoyed it. Regards Colin and Team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 690 5496
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Description
The Sea Gypsy Cafe is one of the most unique places that you will ever visit. We are situated on the water our oysters are hanging from a pole alive in the sea. We offer a warm friendly and welcoming experience. Great food good value. We offer not only seafood but also meats, chicken, vegetarian meals as well as burgers, toasties and pastas. Takeaways can be placed over the phone and delivered by delivery extreme. A shuttle service is also available if required at no extra cost to and from the shop. Come and join us we are people that care. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Colin and Team.
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