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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” (117 reviews)
“kingklip” (37 reviews)
“sole” (23 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All 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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911 - 920 of 1 017 reviews

Reviewed 28 May 2013

My wife's Kingklip was good, my lamb curry was tasty and different. The Margarita my wife ordered was orobably the worst we've ever experienced - the taste and consistency of lemon squash. Both food and wine are expensive by usual SA standards. The indoor space...More

Thank dsor
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I was so excited to go to Cafe Gannets on Wednesday eve. The last time i was there i was so amazed with the quality of their food and service yet once again they have managed to surprise me with excellent food and service. This...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Thanks To Janine and her Staff Members for making my Moms Birthday so special.Everything was Perfect.Great Service,Good Food. Superfriendly staff, Keep up the Good work.

Reviewed 8 May 2013

On deciding to do a day trip and explore Mossel Bay, we had worked up an appetite and were unsure where to find a classey, yet inexpensive, 'Water Hole', and at our age (we r mature) we prefer a vibey atmosphere without clutter:) When we...More

Thank LAVijoen
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We read the reviews and turned up to have a coffee and check the place out. After all it is called a cafe. We'd already had a big breakfast so we weren't ready to eat an early lunch and we regretted it immediately. The place...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Delicious food, great environment, great service. Not the biggest option of choices on the menu, however, very tasty and well presented. Only down-side was the starter was a little slow in arriving and main course was delivered while still eating it. Slightly on the expensive...More

Thank spikehugs
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Went to Cafe Gannet on our second night in Mossel bay. The food we has was fantastic but the service from the staff left us nonplussed. From the time we walked in and asked if we could see a menu we were treated with disdain....More

Thank bergerski
Reviewed 13 April 2013

what an amazing experience i had! The food, ambience and a wine list that will cator for all pallets and beautifully compliments the sea food menu. My evening ended off with a visit to their fine bar overlooking the great Indian ocean, where i enjoyed...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 11 April 2013

My wife and I stayed in Mossel Bay for one night whilst travelling the Garden Route from Cape Town. We had read reviews on places to eat before leaving England and Cafe Gannet was on our short list. It came recommended by our guest house...More

Thank jumpercollins
Reviewed 9 April 2013

A lovely meal, excellent wine and food especially the fish. Very popular so would recommend booking for the evening.

Thank 332JaneM
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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

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