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Cafe Gannet Restaurant

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Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 3738
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent .Food was good and waiter very attentive always seeming to apear at the right moment. Setting is great. Will visit again.

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Staffordshire
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our early evening dinner got off to a great start with an excellent table by the open door and when the restaurant wasn't busy very good service from our waiter. We actually got talking to the older couple next to us who were sadly in SA for a funeral. They like us enjoyed their starter and main course but appeared... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We enjoyed a very good meal here with good service despite the fact the place was very busy. It is advisable to book in high season. There was a big mix of families and couples eating and the setting is quite noisy as it is a large dining room.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Blackboard display gave a Seafood Platter as a special. No indication on the board or by the waitron as to the price, obviously you are expected to ask. Three average size prawns, lots of hake, gurnard another cheap fish being the alternative. Calamari and mussel portions fine, as were the accompanying sauces. Price for individual platter, R290. Well prepared and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We normally do not enjoy restaurants at a hotel but from the moment we made our reservation until we left we were impressed. The service was good for a full restaurant .the staff friendly and the food great. The portion are big but well presented and tasty. The wine list covered a wide range and could enjoy a good wine... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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262 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Had two meals at Cafe Gannett, Dinner and Breakfast . Dinner was fine and service very GOOD, the only complaint we both had was we had bones in our Hake Fillet! It was good but don't like fish bones. The breakfast was buffet style and help yourself with different options price wise. Typical buffet breakfast nothing too exciting.

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Thank 450kate
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had a butternut soup as a starter with my wife having the duck and I had the cajun kingklip. The service was excellent with the waiter paying attention to all our needs. The food was presented with flair and the taste was amazing.

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preston
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We called in for lunch. The day we went pizzas were on offer only 70 ZA for any pizza from the menu - worth asking! The seafood pizza was fab (normally 130 ZAR) piled with fish n seafood delicious. Very relaxing venue but don't go if you are in a rush. Pizzas took over 40 mins to arrive. Will return.

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Durbanville, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had the most delicious Apple crumble ever. Will be back for more. Lovely atmosphere and friendly service

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Thank Loraine3112
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433 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here as part of our Garden Route tour and we're provided with a set menu, which I was very impressed with. I started with a Chef's Seasonal Salad that was fresh and tasty, followed by a 250g fillet steak and chips with a lovely butter and cheese sauce. The steak was a little overcooked, but was very tender... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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 3738

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?