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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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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 November 2017 via mobile

We were overnighting before a Shark event and this place was recommended. It was busy and you need to book, from what I could see it was the only place open. The menu is varied and should satisfy many, they also have a separate bar...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

King Prawns were excellent, cooked perfectly in a butter sauce, sauces on the side kan be skipped in my opinion. Our waiter Casper was a great guy 💕👍thanks so much, we had a lovely evening!

Thank LindaBelgica
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This restaurant is situated overlooking the sea. Great food and service is excellent. Attention to detail - very friendly - awesome menu

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic experience. They made our evening enjoyable and memorable. The food is exquisite, the service is perfect - best restaurant experience.

Thank Nalene P
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Potentially Mossel Bay’s fanciest restaurant (but still on the casual side), we had a great evening meal here with good service and delicious seafood - the mussels were amazing! All very reasonably priced by Australian standards.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Nice Restaurant with lovely waiter perfect delicious food. Good drinks and quick and perfect service.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Lavendula Guest House recommended that we should try Cafe Gannet and we really enjoyed it. I was a little jealous of my husband's hake however - my calamari portion didn't come close to his and found myself nibbling off his plate. The homemade ice cream...More

Thank hoidenf
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We ate here as a group and were not impressed with the food. We had soup to start which was luke warm, followed by lamb which was so tough I couldn't eat it. After quite a few of us left it they did come over...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here both nights during our stay at the Protea Hotel. Very comfortable seating, good menu lovely steaks melted in the mouth, next night we had a vegetable curry and the Hake and chips. Both very nice. Breakfast in mornings was excellent good choice and...More

Thank holidaygal58
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

From the setup, food & friendlines of the staff we were overall impressed. Took us back to our holiday in Greece

Thank Itumeleng M
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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
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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