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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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“sushi” (126 reviews)
“kingklip” (38 reviews)
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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 16 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our return to Cafe Gannet - this time for dinner.Three of us had Kabeljou/ cob which was really fresh , very well cooked and tasty. The calamari and mozzarella focaccia were good too.The atmosphere and service were excellent . Parking was right...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 days in Mosselbay and obviously wanted to experience good coastal food. A local recommended Cafe Gannet. We had kingklip, calamari and ostrich espetada. The food was excellent....what a treat! Must say one of the best restaurants we’ve visited in a long time....More

Thank Meriza S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Best experience.Food is delicious and well prepared.Steak was succulent.Waiters make sure your glass stays full.Cafe Gannet is very neat and modern.Great vibe.Will advise anyone to eat there.Worth every cent.

Thank sarnevdm
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The food was very tasty and presentation excellent.Will recommend to family and friends. Will visit again when in Mossel Bay

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Thank 744wilmak
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We've came for late lunch. It was quiet and pleasant. Service was nice and professional and there is a big selection in the menu. We've ordered sushi and pizza and it was made wonderfully. The sushi - we took only specials were delicious and creative...More

Thank m_dory
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Delicious food and the waiter Jared was able to give us fantastic advice and ideas. Will go there again for sure.

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Thank Tom M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

First dinner in Mosselbaai, think we might have started with the best of the best. Prawns were to die for! My husband had the seafood platter and smiled throughout it all. Friendly staff, great ambiance! Stomachs fuller, wallets emptier. Unfortunately quite pricey, but will not...More

Thank simplystef
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The food was just plain amazing. Service was excellent. We ordered the burgers- and the were very tasty, served with crispy onion rings and fries. The hake fish platter... was almost too much to eat, but delicious. The ostrich was just off the chart good!...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Excellent food, ambiance and waiting service. Great location and safe parking. Nice cocktail selection.

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Thank D_Chalk
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We are twice at Cafe Gannet, the first night we had a very pleasant meal with two people who were staying at Lavandula Manor. I had simple hake and French fries and my wife had the Ostrich which was wonderful. Jarod our waiter was excellent...More

Thank runningman49
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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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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, 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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