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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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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 4 May 2014

A local resident told us about Café Gannet. He said that it was the best restaurant in Mossel Bay. Well we were really impressed with the service and the food. The menu is excellent. Our waitress made a few good suggestions and we were not...More

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Thank Cecile N
Reviewed 1 May 2014

The waiter was friendly, the service good and the food was outstanding! Can definitely recommend the stuffed chicken breast (even though the focus seems to be on seafood). The calamari was excellent too and the "unusual" coconut curry served with it very tasty. The restaurant...More

Thank Karien C
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Our tour operator chose this restaurant for us. For starters, we have a choice of either Deep Fried Calamari or Soup of the Day. For main course, we have the choice of Grilled Local Hake with tartare sauce or Chicken, Pea & Mushroom Pasta in...More

Thank Charissa C
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Had a great meal here with super service. Unfortunately we were seated in an area of the restaurant which faced the tables for the breakfast buffet.This area had some large very bright lights over it and if you were seated facing it you actually could...More

Thank Kym1961
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Lovely venue, great food, friendly, polite and efficient staff, wonderful food. We had 4 really good meals at the Gannet. Everyone was different and of the highest standards. The staff are well trained and know how to keep the customers happy. We will be back.

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Thank BarbaraE42
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

We chose this based on trip advisor and we're not disappointed. The service was excellent and nothing was too much trouble. We have two young children which were well catered for and they even had a bouncy castle which was a bonus. The food was...More

Thank ukmorrows
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We enjoyed our two evenings at Café Gannet very much. The restaurant is very nice, the food is good the vines are excellent and so is the service.

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Thank Loisl500
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Reservations are recommended for this popular local spot but we were staying at the Protea hotel so we waited in our room until a table was available and they called us when it was ready. This is not a fast food experience but the wait...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We both had a sushi starter and a fish dish as mains and it was absolutely divine. Dessert was good too. They have a good selection on the menu. The main restaurant is nicely decorated, although the tables are grouped very close together but still...More

Thank angiecru
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Upon my second visit to Mossel Bay (this time for leisure), I went back to the Gannet last week, and yet, I had a night to remember. I was warmly greeted by (my waiter)Kurt. He was delightful, VERY well presented, witty..(I was actually sad that...More

Thank LadyMea13
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Lauren G
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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