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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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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (115 reviews)
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 991 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Excellent service and friendliness.The chef went out of his way to satisfy my wife's demand.Jenine specially came to our table to greet us which was very much appreciated

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Thank leonardkoekemoer
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were delighted to find Cafe Gannet which lived up to the reviews it gets. The food was excellent, the service equally so and my 3 very fussy daughters all happy.

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Thank Iain M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a couple that ordered pizza and a salmon dish. The pizza was nothing to say wuhu over, the pizza crust was saggy and the flavours didnt quite go along for me. The salmon was nicely cooked with good spices, but the vegetables and...More

Thank Bjarne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The recommendation to visit Cafe Gannet did not disappoint. Meal delicious, service great, quite reasonable too

Thank Anderson P
Janine S, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you anderson P! And my thanks also to the person who referred you to us :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just love the stunning ambiance this restaurant has to offer. The food is well prepared & generous portions served. Definitely recommended

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Thank Lianie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delicious meal with family at the Gannet. The waiter was professional and efficient and the presentation and quality of the meals presented was really top notch. the T-bone steak and sole were well worth raving about. My son's fish cake starter was a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced restaurant for an average experience. We spend a Saturday evening at Cafe Gannet. The food was good, but nothing special. Why present butter in prepackaged plastic if the experience is supposed to be upmarket? Staff was friendly but needs training and present management. As...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It could be that we ate on a Tuesday evening but the wine was overpriced especially as south African wine is very reasonable.Not impressed with the food it was average The staff were very pleasant but I think they need some training and leadership. Maybe...More

Thank 37cathy
Janine S, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 37cathy Many thanks for your review. Your comments will certainly be used to improve our offering in future. Should you have the time please feel free to send me a message or email, knowing which wines and dishes you had would be a great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a quick lunch with great views. Service is good and fast if you're in a hurry, but if a leisurely lunch is your thing this is also good. Fish and seafood are the specialties .. our basic fish and...More

Thank FrancoiseArmour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely find in Mosselbay! Food was good and atmosphere comfortable and friendly. I have to mention our waiter, Jared, by name. Very professional and excellent service! Thank you!

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Thank Nita C
Janine S, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nita C, it is very kind of you to take the time to write a review, and even more so to make special mention of Jared. Thank you. It certainly made his day, and ours.

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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
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C0enie
3 January 2017|
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Response from Johann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, might not be allowed
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SaskiadMvO
21 December 2015|
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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