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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 good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll 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 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner at Cafe Gannet. My husband had a 600g T-Bone steak which was made perfect, just like we ordered, I had a seafood casserole that was fulfilling. Our waitress, Nana, was the best part of our dinner: Friendly, walking the extra...More

Thank Mariska C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by our lovely host Dennis. The food is excellent as are the staff. I had ostrich here, my very first taste and it was beautiful, perfectly cooked. The decor is also beautiful 😊

Thank Debra39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner with a largish tour party so much that we “ducked” out of an ostrich farm visit the next day to spend time at the Diaz museum, craft shops and a return visit here for a leisurely lunch. This time we were...More

Thank Killeboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have rated this restaurant before, but a much needed new compliment is due. We have never been disappointed in the service and food. This restaurant feels like family. The waiters are trained very well and Gareth is a hands-on owner and chef. The food...More

Thank 777SouthAfrica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfull menu, service and setting. Well worth a visit. Defenately one of the top reataurants in Mosselbay!

Thank RicoBasson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although we ate here from a set menu arranged by our tour operator this was one of the tasty meals we ate. The soup, the traditional hake with chips and a side salad and the layered apple crumble dessert was very delicious. We would visit...More

Thank AEPat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant with a large selection of dishes. More expensive than other restaurant in Mossel Bay.

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we were extremely satisfied! Excellent food, and Nanna our waitress was outstanding! Our UK friends were very impressed....well done again and please keep up the fantastic work!

Thank Lance v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambience with lots of fishy choices. Good service, well presented and tasty food. Lovely location with glimpses of Mossel Bay

Thank wardbattersea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious. Hubby and I shared sushi platter and our friends had sole with stir fried veg. Beautiful day, slight breeze and we opted to sit outside under the freeform tent. Fantasticly knowledgeable, attentive and friendly waitron Daniel. Well done Daniel and Cafè Gannet. We...More

Thank xenia O
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Margaret O
13 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
21 December 2015|
Response from Janine S | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Horst Thank you so much for your message. I will be sure to book you a table for dinner on the 1st of Feb. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Janine
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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