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Cafe Gannet

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Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • 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 via mobile

Today's Sunday lunch was delicious 😋. The restaurant was not full, so the waiters were a little extra attentive. The Gannet is one of the very few good restaurants in Mossel Bay.

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I tried Cafe Gannet last night while in Mossel bay for work. I had the hake. Not necessarily because I wanted fish but more because I didn't feel like pizza and everything else on the menu was well over my work allowance rate. I can...More

Thank Darren F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a completely sublime extraordinary dining experience. Wonderful service, lovely setting, absolutely melt in the mouth salmon - an all round excellent evening...so much so we went back on our second night for more! Even the car guard in the parking area was amazing....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place - delicious food (the homemade caramel ice cream!), great service and ambiance...we'll visit again!

Thank 330mia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Romance atmosphere , best and delicious seafood in town . Also the sushi is good. I don’t mind go there again and again.

Thank Duaa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 8 people of all ages and everyone had a delicious meal and the service was great. A lovely evening for all. We will definitely be visiting again.

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Thank Liz5050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very romantic atmosphere, with the best seafood, only a bit expensive but worth it would recommend it.

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Thank esoosthuizen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is tasty. Personnel is friendly and professional. Great variety, from seared tuna to saucy hamburger.

Thank Izak v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard of the Cafe Gannet from the manager of our guesthouse in Oudshoorn. The hake and chips was huge and beautifully cooked in a light and crispy batter. My friend had huge prawns which she pronounced excellent. The service was friendly and the...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually eat at Delfino's because of the beautiful view, good food and affordable prices. But on Sunday the 15th April we decided the occasion needed something more special. We stumbled across Cafe Gannet on Google and what a pleasant surprise and experience. Words can...More

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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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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