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Cafe Gannet Restaurant

Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

we had wonderful squids as a starter and great main courses.We enjoyed a lovely and romantic dinner.The place its really nice

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice ambience. It was very busy. The staff was ok considering it was a busy night and wait times were not very bad. The salmon Alfredo was possibly the best I Alfredo I had in my life. Its a bit pricey.

Thank Nazreen B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sadly we only ate at the restaurant once whilst visiting Mossel Bay but everything about it was absolutely first rate. It has a very extensive menu, the service is attentive and friendly and the food is of the very highest quality. I cannot recommend it...More

Thank Bracken3Haslemere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must in mossel bay.the sushi special was great. Quality at half price. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Dieter T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised as we walked away from Cafe Gannet last night. Their food was really well presented and matched in taste. Our waiter Jarod was very attentive and allowed for a good experience. Bit of advice would be to go for the apple...More

Thank Jars217
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had lunch at Cafe Gannet - It was truly a very relaxing and rewarding experience - The waiter was well informed about ALL the dishes available and after asking us about likes and dislikes suggested certain dishes that was really to our taste...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Gannet is a great little spot in the heart of Mossel Bay town. Visited here twice and on both occasions had the Seafood Curry as it was delicious! This was washed down with an Aperol Spritz which was quite a surprising but nice thing...More

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most probably one of the best restaurants in the Garden Route. I have visited the restaurant on a number of occasions and the level of excellent service and great food has been consistent. Well done JJ, Janine and team - it is a joy to...More

Thank Niel E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Café Gannet is Mossel Bay has to be the best restaurant in town. It is attached to the Protea Hotel Mossel Bay, where we stayed, and we felt extremely lucky to have such a great restaurant within our hotel as not only did we eat...More

Thank BTay-Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always Fabulous Always nicest to eat here. Fantastico for the pallet, good vibe & friendly staff. Out of all the times we've visited, we once had a waitron with bad attitude, but that did not put us off. We will always go back for good...More

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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
21 December 2015|
Response from Janine S | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Horst Thank you so much for your message. I will be sure to book you a table for dinner on the 1st of Feb. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Janine
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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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