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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 27 July 2017

Fantastic setting, delicious food, attention to detail and service all five star. Well done guys. We will definitely be back when we are in the area.

Thank PaulTh59
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Certainly one of the best gourmet experiences in Mossel Bay. Great service, exceptional food with attention to detail. Good selection of wines with a couple of unexpected gems. Beautiful sea views, relaxing atmosphere. Will be back for sure.

Thank Liezle C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

An industry lunch that showcased this delightful venue and restaurant. Fabulous food, sunshine views and personable staff. Thanks so much!

Thank Wannatravelfar
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Good atmosphere and excellent food! Wonderful friendly service with smiles and courtesy! The views were spectacular and the atmosphere lovely!

Thank Tineke R
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Fabulous food, gorgeous selection of wines, fantastic friendly, service and breathless views over Mossel Bay. Highly recommended!

Thank Monica R
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I am a lodge owner and part of the tourism trade. We had our monthly lunch meeting at the Gannet Cafe. What a pleasure!! The vibe was incredible! The food was outstanding! The service was brilliant! I can highly recommend this restaurant as one of...More

Thank MichaelPuffett
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We definitely enjoyed our lunch at Café Gannet that we decided to come back the following day for dinner. Service was superb and the food very delicious, except the sushi, but you do not come here to have sushi as main course if you can...More

Thank I H
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Being here for work felt like anything but work today!! Food was next level service out of this world. Can't wait for my next visit to this beautiful place.

Thank HannelizeM
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Excellent service and friendliness.The chef went out of his way to satisfy my wife's demand.Jenine specially came to our table to greet us which was very much appreciated

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Thank leonardkoekemoer
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were delighted to find Cafe Gannet which lived up to the reviews it gets. The food was excellent, the service equally so and my 3 very fussy daughters all happy.

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Thank Iain M
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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
  • Food
  • 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
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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