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Cafe Gannet

Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (138 reviews)
“kingklip” (36 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great family dinner at Cafe Gannet when our children from Cpt and Jhb visited us in Mossel Bay for long weekend! Sushi and garlic snail rolls for starters were very well prepared and beautifully presented and fairly priced. Main course choices of...More

Thank Daan L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Diaz Hotel and travelled here by taxi. Delicious sea food and excellent service. Lovely evening out

Thank Basil1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and outstanding food. Well prepared. Waiting period for food was short and the waitress did an excellent job

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Thank NorthStar692753
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am really grateful at the Management of Cafe Gannet for their excellent and superb touch of class and service excellence. During my vacation last week I booked a table for 11 people at the Restaurant on a Saturday night. The person who answered my...More

1  Thank mahmad786
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had a lunch time birthday celebration at Cafe Gannet for 4 people. The food was excellent and the service outstanding. The "Birthday Boy" received a HUGE ice cream selection on the house. With the Post Tree Park next door, we visited the park,...More

Thank ystervark838
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been dissapionted with the quality of the food, service with a smile from experienced and well spoken waiters. Reasonably priced menu.

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Thank steveapsey3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose this restaurant based on reviews (and its proximity to the Post Office Tree & Museum. The food was nothing short of EXCELLENT. Location perfect. Staff all friendly, welcoming and efficient. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent fish and seafood restaurant. A must go when you visit Mossel Bay. Have a nice cocktail on the terrace over the bay before dinner.

Thank Stephane P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant within Protea Hotel in Mossel bay - super friendly waiters and the meal was well done.

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Thank BafanaMabasa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the food and the vibe at Cafe Gannet. Beautiful view and very friendly staff. The kids could also run around on the grassy area and jump on a jumping castle.

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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
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Response from Adri D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are a few vegetarian options.
Margaret O
13 March 2017|
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Response from veronica42 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did appear to have more on menu than just seafood Sorry I can't be more helpful as we are big fish eaters ,it's the first thing we usually look for Apologies if this reply came to late
3 January 2017|
Response from Johann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, might not be allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 1885
  • E-mail
The Café Gannet Restaurant is Mossel Bay's seafood House. Acclaimed for local seafood specialties, ingeniously prepared. Coastal oysters, black mussels and Mossel Bay Sole are delivered daily from the harbour to make a delectable and varied a la carte menu, which includes pizza, salads, meat dishes, light lunches and Rainbow Cuisine. For a relaxing afternoon, come and enjoy a cocktail overlooking the Indian Ocean... The Cafe Gannet is a great treat, which will please the most discerning palate - very trendy, so bookings are recommended.
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