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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” (147 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

Just continues to surprise me each time I visit! Good for family, couples and service always tops! keep it up!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Celliers D
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was better the Chai Latte Shakes were good.Starters were great.The Sole was oily and not pleasant.The Sushi was forgettable.Waiter was excellent.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Belinda v
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very pleasant restaurant, with friendly staff. The food is good with lots of seafood and fish on the menu.It was tasty and well presented.We ate as as a group, and were advised to return in our bus or if we wanted to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cyrilthesquirrel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Family owned, located centrally in Mosselbay. The owner JJ is a local legend! Airy and plenty of space with a sea front view from the back of the restaurant. Pleasant garden space available and further space suitable for functions. Wonderful menu with seafood and meat...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrewjacobpaul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately our experience here was not great, although the food was of great standard, the waitron was not. Slow service, with little or no attention. To detail. After we asked for the bill, we waited for 17 min for him to bring the card machine,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VindetteR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for dinner one night because it was at our hotel and it was a lovely dinner. We enjoyed our food, the service, and the atmosphere. Definitely check it out if you are in Mossel Bay.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Whit3605
Reviewed 1 week ago

Primarily a Seafood restaurant but lots of other choices available. Considering how busy they were, our food arrived piping hot, with a the minimum of delay & the fayre was very tasty. Service was also good & they were attentive. Make sure you book or...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkG1__11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is our second year we return to Cafe Gannet for our summer holidays here in South Africa. The atmosphere and service remains great and our entire family had a great experience again. The food is top notch and Cafe Gannet remains our favourite restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dirk_holl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality restaurant, good food & nice setting. Popular with international tourists. Well presented dishes & good variety to choose from menu. One of the few places that offer Ostrich meat. Deliciously prepared. Good service, attentive waiter. Clean. Need to book in advance. We had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were not here for food, but had a refreshing drink on their terrace. Service was very swift and more than ok. The drinks we had were well taken care of and you felt a real guest in this café/restaurant. Would have loved to stay for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
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Response from 505adrid | 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
  • 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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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