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Cafe Gannet Restaurant

Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (121 reviews)
“kingklip” (36 reviews)
“sole” (24 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll 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 6 August 2017

Cafe Gannet is a great little spot in the heart of Mossel Bay town. Visited here twice and on both occasions had the Seafood Curry as it was delicious! This was washed down with an Aperol Spritz which was quite a surprising but nice thing...More

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Most probably one of the best restaurants in the Garden Route. I have visited the restaurant on a number of occasions and the level of excellent service and great food has been consistent. Well done JJ, Janine and team - it is a joy to...More

Thank Niel E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Café Gannet is Mossel Bay has to be the best restaurant in town. It is attached to the Protea Hotel Mossel Bay, where we stayed, and we felt extremely lucky to have such a great restaurant within our hotel as not only did we eat...More

Thank BTay-Traveler
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Always Fabulous Always nicest to eat here. Fantastico for the pallet, good vibe & friendly staff. Out of all the times we've visited, we once had a waitron with bad attitude, but that did not put us off. We will always go back for good...More

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Thank Lisma S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service here are amazing. Great beetroot salad,cob fish and apple crumble. Special thanks to Daniel for our directions and excellent table service. The entire experience here is excellent and it is right next to the Dias museum.

Thank Irsihpete
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Café Gannet is situated overlooking the ocean in Mosselbay. Very relaxed atmosphere. Great food - fantastic service - well worth the visit

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had the kingklip with grilled vegetables and butternut puree. Great portion of fish, followed by a really delicious crumble. Every bite was amazing. The other half had the burger and also loved it. Great wines too and really excellent service. Highly professional and explained...More

Thank swal1
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The food is great. Nice menu with lots of options. Fresh fish & sushi. Friendly service. Food did take 1 hour from order but it was worth the wait. Make sure u go have a drink at the Cocktail bar. This place is a must...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Don't let the formal table settings put you off, formal and casual dress equally welcome. Great service, good food and simply a great place to share a meal.

Thank FarahAbr72
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Skal Lunch! Wow! The food is out of this world! The dessert is awesome sssssssssssssssshhhhhhhhsssss I had two that good it is! The restaurant has beautiful decor and the staff is top class! Thanks to your awesome team! The owner can be very proud!! Regards...More

Thank PVillageMosselBay
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Questions & Answers
Margaret O
13 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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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  • 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, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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