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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (134 reviews)
“kingklip” (38 reviews)
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 3 November 2014

The lobby with the large fire place is very nice to first have a nice glass of wine. We had to eat inside because it was too cold too eat outside on the beautiful terrace. The food was nice and the sushi is definitely worth...More

Thank Marcel v
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We always like their Sunday lunch set menu. You wait maybe a little, but it's a 3 course menu, served with taste and style.

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Relax in this fab restaurant, inside ,outside or at the bar overlooking the ocean. Stunning food and views. If in a group, do not book a large table if it is an Ala Carte Menu, rather be seated at several tables. This will allow you...More

Thank RoundaboutTours
Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

Classy vibes, a good spot to unwind after visiting the fascinating museum complex and post tree next door. We ordered some pretty standard food and we got some pretty standard meals, nothing super special but certainly passable. Would recommend you try some of their speciality...More

Thank Cara273
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Excellent welcome, always important, and that is exactly what we received. The waiter was professional and has excellent skills. I am very passionate about customer service, and I was impressed with the delivery.

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Thank Whilma v
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Grand theme, with tasty food and wide variety of drinks. Service is friendly, but slow. Downside is the the prices.

Thank DGuse
Reviewed 8 October 2014

On holiday from Scotland and found this excellent restaurant that offered a wide variety of seafood and other South African dishes. The staff, ambience and service all contributed to a very enjoyable dining experience. Easy and free parking.

Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Went down to Mossel Bay for work, ended up having supper there for 5 consecutive nights. The food and ambience is to die for If your in the neighborhood .... Make your way there

Thank Mercades S
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Had Sunday lunch there. The food was great as well as the service (Kurt), although he disappeared for a while and we sat with plates in front of us for about 20 minutes. They did give us a free dessert for the wait though. Puddings...More

Thank KarenOlivier
Reviewed 26 September 2014

An excellent restaurant, serving amazing large wild oysters. We also liked that the wine offered by the glass was not poor quality or limited to 'red or white'. We were offered a glass of Riesling which went perfectly with the food and introduced us to...More

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