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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 good33%
  • Average9%
  • 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 7 February 2018

Beautiful views over the bay. Service was excellent. Food was amazing. Recommend the calamari and the sole. Fabulous

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Good quality although prices a bit on the high side. good service and very nice surroundings . This was my 3rd visit and I will be back

Thank oleaavang
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We were staying at the Protea so decided to dine in. The restaurant is unusual in that it opens into the street on one side and the hotel on the other. The street side is not as appealing, feels more like a canteen but hotel...More

Thank ReginaldBF
Reviewed 31 January 2018

A group of us joined to have Sunday lunch at the restaurant.I had a very good piece of Cob as did 3 others.My wife and 2 others chose the Hake.and one chose curry.All the meals were reportedly good and the service friendly and efficient..

Thank gregmQ2039WG
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely food , great atmosphere, reasonable prices & menu choice good. I tried osteridge steak for the first time & on the say so of the waitress had it cooked medium what a treat.

Thank Jacque B
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem of SA. Quaint and unassuming from the outside. Well worth the trip to Mossel Bay. Best seafood I have had in a while. Sushi was delightful, tasty and fresh. Prawns were beautifully prepared and served with sufficient sauce and sides....More

Thank Aneeka D
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

When we came to the place it didn’t look very good, but when we went inside we’re surprised when we saw the view. Food was top class, really enjoyed and reasonable prices. Much appreciation to our waitress Nadia, she really made us feel welcomed, gave...More

Thank MilaMoo777
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We enjoyed the ambiance, the positioning of our table (we were a group of 12)was super; we could speak and hear each other, our waiter was extremely courteous and took his queue from us, our breakfasts were scrumptious, since we were celebrating achievements -the manager...More

Thank gilbertd948
Reviewed 22 January 2018

restaurant recommended by our guesthouse. We went 3 times to eat and not once we were disappointed. Very nice sushi, ostrich presented on a skewer.

Thank Simba_1992
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Limited Menu but excellently presented and small portions ... service is Excellent and a very good Wine List

Thank POTaylor62
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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
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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