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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” (37 reviews)
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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 today

We dined here with friends on our first night at Mossel Bay. Lovely restaurant. Good food, good prices for wine and food, good service. Well worth a return visit

Thank Cotonboy
Reviewed today

Very busy food was great but the service was very slow . Good location parking opposite very convenient

Thank ChrisB10606
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Food ! Fantastic service and good atmosphere.... perfect place for a nice dinner for two or between friends

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Thank Robert G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The safest option for dinner in Mossel Bay. Menu is quite varied, but have limited options for vegetarians. Good wine list, and great to have a sundowner at the bar or on the deck before your meal. Still not the fine dining experience you get...More

Thank Mignon D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Cafe Gannet for dinner in November/2018, and had the Ostrich Espetada and the Sealed Tuna, which ended up being one of our best dinners while in South Africa. The food was absolutely delicious, and served in very size portions. Service is great, and...More

Thank 2205_Vitoria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely environment and atmosphere. Friendly, efficient staff and excellent food. The kingklip en croute was superb.

Thank qhi
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent restaurant ambiance wise, food and wine over-priced, waiters often standing around and chatting to one another instead attending to customers' needs.

Thank HarryH2296
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cocktail bar has a brilliant view and setup. The cocktails are really nice as well. Starters are great and so is the Pizza. The dinner menu is also really good with a nice variety. The staff are attentive and the establishment is clean. Great...More

Thank JaydeeZA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Among a group of approx 45, we dined here and had a good choice of starters, mains and a couple of desserts. The food was well cooked, the starter of squid served inside an open poppadom, dessert a tasty Apple crumble type. YUM

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 3 weeks 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
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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, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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