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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (144 reviews)
“kingklip” (36 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 5 days ago

If we go to Mossel Bay we usually eat our first meal at the Protea Hotel's Gannet Bar, although it has not always been known by that name. But this was such a disappointment. We arrived about luncheon time and went into the restaurant. We...More

Thank Mervyn C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Facility was clean and quiet, staff very warm and helpful, food was great as always, conveniently located with adequate parking...

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Thank xtoothdr1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on the recommendation of our guest house owner. We had fillet steak which was excellent, and a vegetarian salad which was very nice. The menu had a good range of food types and was reasonably priced.

Thank fifilala46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner as part of a tour of forty people. Delicious calamari starter. The presentation was perfect. Chicken main was excellent . Loved the meal so much returned the next evening just the two of us. We were not disappointed. Food perfect,...More

Thank william21Cheltenham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for sundowners. Good sushi and other snacks. Friendly and helpful waiters. Will be back.

Thank cynthiaventer2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the restaurant in early May in a party of 23 solo travellers. The restaurant was recommended to us by our Tour Manager, who made the booking for us. We were made most welcome by the staff upon arrival and we were quickly shown...More

Thank IJM999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice surprise. Beautiful setting, wonderful vibe, especially the fairy lights and view over the pool and ocean. Food well served and tasty. Good value for money although not cheap

Thank yolakay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 9 May 2018

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