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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 27 March 2018

The choice and quality of the food was excellent, and the prices very reasonable. The restaurant comprises of a couple of connecting rooms and the tables are not too crowded. The staff were friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. We had particularly good service from a...More

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Thank Phil P
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

A very busy restaurant with lovely views of the Bay and nicely decorated. Food was good and the staff always had a smile.

Thank 4mHere2There
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Sushi, pizza, fish and calamari...that’s the variety we had...nothing special, even though the prices are high, the portion are big. But won’t bother going back again! Definitely had tastier fish and calamari elsewhere.

Thank weenam2016
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This appeared to be the only place open the one night we had in Mossel Bay... fortunately it had good reviews and looked a good choice from the outside. We sat outside on the back patio overlooking a corner of the Bay, absolutely beautiful! The...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great food, great service and reasonably priced. The atmosphere was superb and the level of service wonderful.

Thank Iain_Angie
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic. This was the freshest fish I have had during our 5 weeks in SA - and that’s saying something. Nice atmosphere, good service and excellent food.

Thank LaserboyKent
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommend to me by serval people. I’m not certain if I’ve been spoilt else where or it was an odd night as the ordering and delivering of food (and time frame) seemed all too hard. Don’t get me wrong, our waiter...More

Thank ZaraIam
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Great seafood. Very fresh. Prepared with care and attention to detail. Plates are beautiful to look at.

Thank RiaansMina
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We went back to our fave restaurant in Mossel bay. We decided on the grilled salmon and seared tuna. Both were delicious.

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We sat outside and enjoyed an early evening supper overlooking the Mossel Bay Harbour. The venue is sophisticated and a spot to take that special someone for a romantic meal. It’s not the cheapest restaurant in the Garden Route but still worth it. Service was...More

Thank D6148JQstephenl
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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
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  • 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
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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