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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

Had a faultless family lunch. Best calamari ever tasted. Melted in the mouth. Gorgeous location with sea views. Gannett is a mossel bay institution.

Thank Ros P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW WOW WOW I fell in love with the place music were perfect service is excellent the quality of food is marvellous. The toilets is spot on and what a beautiful place will recommend it 1st class love it

Thank S8667GGmichelleb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Cafe Gannet many times over the past few years and everytime I am amazed by their food and service. Was there last year on my birthday and the staff went out of their way to make it special... Even included a...More

Thank tricialeighs2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Cafe gannet a few times while staying in the adjacent hotel. The breakfast and dinner were both of a high quality. Recommended.

Thank AceBar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an evening in the attached hotel and had dinner in the Café Gannet restaurant. From the moment we were seated our waiter, who introduced himself as Jared, was attentive to our tiniest requirements. Knowledgeable more than we expected about gastronomy, he presented us...More

Thank Irvine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had good pizzas. My mother had the seafood pizza which was topped with a substantial amount of seafood! I would love it if they introduced a vegan pizza!

Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant atmosphere with excellent service. Our waiter Jared was extremely professional and friendly. The food was all well presented without much delay.

Thank Marina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coming all the way from cape town we just wanted to have a nice coffee. Searched online what was open and this place was recommened. We entered and asked do they serve coffee. All the waiters stared and laughed. Very dissapointing service i must say...More

Thank Kimberley950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stunning food, service, hospitality and view all in one location. Staff are very accommodating, the restaurant and facilities were very clean and of a high standard. Prices are within current ranges, menu selection was good offering a set 3 course menu or choice off the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our evening meal - was of high quality and quantity. Service was very good and the waiter helpful in assisting us o choose our meal and related wine. It was a wonderful experience

Thank Jeff H
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Lauren G
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
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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