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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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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941 - 950 of 988 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2012

We spend a long weekend in Mossel bay at the Protea Hotel and made use of the Cafe Gannet. The staff received us happily and service was prompt.The food was excellent and here i might add that i like my coffee steaming and i got...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 21 October 2012 via mobile

What a great place, with possibly the best atmosphere in mossel bay. My personal recommendation would be the burger or even a pizza. Great value for money and very friendly staff. Gareth the head chef is possibly the best chef in mossel bay. This resturant...More

Thank markfurness
Reviewed 6 September 2012

I went for lunch and had one of the best pizza's I can remember. It was great sitting outside on the patio, it had a nice ambience! Service was great, felt very welcome. Would highly recommend the gannet and will certainly pay them a vist...More

Thank DrMoler
Reviewed 5 September 2012

With one of the most stunning views I have seen to date, Cafe Gannet has flown above and beyond with world class food and such a bubbly staff that make you feel like you have been coming there on a regular basis for years. Will...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 1 September 2012

had a great time at a beautiful bar with an even better view,great food and great staff.you wont be disappointed!

Thank Wesley H
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Warm fireplace, excellent service, fresh and tasty food, beautiful decor and great value for money! The Mossel Bay Sole and fresh Wild Oysters are not to be missed. The menu is very versatile though and you can either just go for a light snack and...More

Thank IZ82
Reviewed 31 July 2012

I attended a wine and food pairing at the Gannet Restaurant . the welcome and attention to detail and flow of service was outstanding,the wines presnted by Graham Beck winery were the perfect match to the deliciousl meals prepaired to accompany the veriaties produced by...More

1  Thank DustyTraveller07
JanineShippen, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2012

We were absolutely delighted to read your commendations about the Graham Beck wine evening! A visitors' perceptions of the service and food received remains the only true gauge we have for measuring whether or not we have been successful in any of our endeavours. Therefore,...More

Reviewed 21 June 2012

The buffet breakfast at Cafe Gannet was superb. The staff was so helpful and friendly.

2  Thank Belinda541
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Best restaurant is Mossel Bay! Do not look further. Good fresh fish. Nice atmosphere. Make a reservation.

1  Thank Edwin J
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Husband had the seafood medley which consisted of half a crayfish, mussels, fish served in a creamy sauce with rice balls. This is the second time that he has had this and each time he has enjoyed it. I opted for the sushi which was...More

1  Thank Irene261202
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Questions & Answers
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
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
  • 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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