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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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“sushi” (134 reviews)
“kingklip” (38 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 yesterday via mobile

We went back to our fave restaurant in Mossel bay. We decided on the grilled salmon and seared tuna. Both were delicious.

Thank Deb K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat outside and enjoyed an early evening supper overlooking the Mossel Bay Harbour. The venue is sophisticated and a spot to take that special someone for a romantic meal. It’s not the cheapest restaurant in the Garden Route but still worth it. Service was...More

Thank D6148JQstephenl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Service attentive... starter of duck spring rolls ok a bit dry.. T bone steak and Sea Food plater good.. Crayfish at 850 Rands disapointing...They always say dont order fresh fish on a sunday night as probably was only caught on the previous friday..Sadly this one...More

1  Thank 764gareth
Reviewed 4 days ago

Café Gannet was the recommended place to have dinner in Mossel Bay, so as recommended we booked our table for two for evening dinner. Most tables were full when we arrived except for one large section which was cordoned off from the rest of the...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant place to eat. Sushi very filling and fresh. Lovely view and excellent service. Barman very friendly and good music. Well done to JJ and staff for this Cafe

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 5 days ago

went to Mosel bay for our 40th wedding anniversary. What a memorable experience, The setting was beautiful and the staff were friendly and helpful. The food at cafe Ganet was excellent as was the service!

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Thank charleen2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful dinner at Cafe Gannet, very glad for making reservation as it's in demand. Had first-time wait person who could not have done a better job. Bravo.

Thank lgf2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the tuna, the salmon and the ostrich! All great! Also we ’ve got preta nice gin! Recommend! The price is little bit high... for starter teu the grilled prawns, really good choice!

Thank Bernardo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have just returned home from having a fabulous meal at the Cafe Gannet. Mushrooms in a filo pastry as starter for me and my wife had the duck spring rolls. We tasted each other’s and came to the same conclusion. Superb!...More

Thank b16blr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alwene & Janine make this place very special. Super efficient and friendly service; the food is excellent especially the local fish and the wild oysters; simply great.

Thank manfredbuck
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Lauren G
5 January 2018|
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Response from Scoobastevie | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if I remember the menu was pretty meaty/fishy
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
  • 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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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