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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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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 10 April 2018

consistency , friendly, very professional service without being over the top . The menu is very good and the daily specials are excellent . We have been lucky enough to have been going to the Gannet for over 10 years now and its something we...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

As tourists, we were given Cafe Gannet as a recommendation by our accommodation. Our food was OK at the time (my pizza tasted like a frozen pizza unfortunately) and my partner’s order made him feel ill later on. The beers were good, our starter was...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, swift dinner and drink then bed. It has to be the worst pizza I have ever had in my life, over cooked, dry and tasteless. Service was shocking and slow. Staff thought they were working in some 5⭐️ restaurant and...More

Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant in Mossel Bay make the best Butternut soup I have had, The service is a bit confusing. The waiters were serving us a menu, but they were unsure what we getting for lunch. Rather strange?

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great service and great rib eye steak. Kids loved the chicken strips. Everything was fresh and very wll presented.

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Thank drohan2018
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great food. Excellent service. Beautiful view. Will definately be back next time when in Mossel Bay.

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Thank melindaleib
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We visited this restaurant after seeing the reviews online and luckily we were staying in the Protea hotel which is attached to the restaurant! The food was tasty but a little fancy. The duck spring rolls were a nice starter and we had the Ostrich...More

Thank Natskey
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Our family of four visited for supper.The decor is inviting and opens onto a deck.Service was quick and polite.We ordered a platter and 2 cajun calamari dishes for the kids.Portions are quite generous and we did struggle to complete the meal.The fish was fresh and...More

Thank razia a
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Food first class staff first class 8 persons ate twice at this first class restaurant will be back great selection of fish and meat

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Thank gcerasuolo
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The service was bad, the food very disapointed. We had sushi, salad and the pasta from the kids menu. Nothing was not even close to be good. Well, the wifi works great!

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