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Cafe Gannet

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Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 18 January 2015

We live in Mossel Bay, enjoy and appreciate good food and service and Café Gannet is no doubt the only local restaurant where one can count on both. Their consistancy is also a huge plus point that keeps us going back. Janine, Gareth and the...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

We had lunch there this afternoon after a very pleasant meal about a year ago. Our waitress (Kaileigh) was unattentive and not at all interested in our table...she obviously didnt like the fact that we insisted on sitting outside, despite the wind. From there it...More

Thank Reint G
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This place has been there forever. Always a safe bet. Good food and service, good atmosphere, clean. Together with Route 57, the best restaurant to go to in Mossel Bay. Save yourself the frustration of incompetent people trying to run a restaurant at the seaside...More

Thank travel703
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I know that when you're on holiday one should be more relaxed and be okay to wait a little longer for your order to arrive, but 45 minutes is pushing it! Espesialy as we were there for an early lunch and the restaurant was not...More

Thank Estelle-visits
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Very good food and service at very good prices. great variety on menu. meal for 6 with drinks and wine only 120 euro.

Thank GerardK186621
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Service was spotty and food was pretty musch tasteless. With that much business they should do a better job but evidently only real restaurant in town.

Thank jimatmutianyu
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We ate all our meals here because of bad weather and didn't regret it. The service at dinner was attentive and helpful. Highlights include the mussels, the oysters, the sole, & baked jalapeños. The black mushroom parcel (phyllo pastry with spinach and feta) was a...More

Thank BloDaJo
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Excellent food. If you like quality food this is the place to go, although pricy sometimes it is expensive for quality food.

Thank DeonandMegan
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This restaurant has a lovely setting, but sadly the service is very poor. We waited more than ten minutes to order a drink, though the restaurant was not busy. We then asked if we can order our starters and mains, as we were hoping that...More

Thank Nicki43
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Our friends wanted to impress us with the good restaurants in Mossel bay and invited us for dinner. It may be that it was a very busy time of the year but the food was not up to standard and our host apologised with difficulty.

Thank SACas50
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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