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De Vette Mossel Harties Restaurant

R511, next to Ennis-Nursery | Close to Jasmyn Vrugtemark, Hartbeespoort, South Africa
+27 82 346 3731
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R511, next to Ennis-Nursery | Close to Jasmyn Vrugtemark, Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The look and feel of the restaurant is not bad it does feel like you are on the beach. The 285 per person and the food does not agree. The snoek hardly had any taste all the food i could make better at home. Ocean...More

Thank Jovann D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Thank You to De Vette Mossel Harties for a brilliant Fathers day Lunch!! This wasn't our first visit to De Vette Mossel - and it sure wont be our last! The food is to die for...only word of caution that I can give you -...More

Thank SamanthaBotha
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Be very careful to pace yourself at De Vette Mossel as the food(of great quality and taste) just keeps coming on. The atmosphere is typical of a laid back seafood experience on the west coast.

Thank Z5347DSmikem
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Birthday party for 20. Wow wow wow, only been once what an experience, smiling as I type this. Cannot wait to go back. Food is just amazing seafood till u puke. In a plastic chair setup, flip flops the order of the day, mostly hosted...More

Thank sharronb959
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

De Vette Mossel delivers exactly what they claim. The setting is relaxed. One is encouraged to remove your shoes and enjoy the feel of sea sand between your toes. The athmosphere is friendly and the vibe enjoyable. This is not fine dining but is not...More

1  Thank WynaPret
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I took my family to De Vette Mossel for a Sunday lunch. It was a bit hard to get a booking but I was contacted after a cancellation. We loved every minute from the moment we arrived. The humour of the owners, the look and...More

1  Thank Theressa L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A nice see atmosphere with the best see food with the best potbread. Kick of your shoes and enjoy the see sand.

1  Thank Natasha F
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Stoddgy seafood pot and gluey veg mix. pap snoek. loads of flies. durado fish was ok though. A bit too rustic for the price.

Thank Marius R
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere. Lots to eat. The favourite was the bread, snoek and patats. Absolutely the money worth!

Thank lizeln
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Fun with friends, nice relaxed ambiance, kick of your shoes, lots to eat and fun time. For me, its a once-of enjoyment, but not to much to write home about. The potbrood was the highlight of the food dishes... Loved it. The seafood and meat...More

Thank CathyWoest
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1 January 2017|
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Response from PieterCroukamp | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not, only registered guide dogs for the blind
26 November 2016|
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Response from Niel1234 | Property representative |
Hi Johan. Indeed. A play area that you and your children have probbably not experiened - a 8 meter high "lighthouse" with 6 floors and catwalks amongst the trees to bring out the adventure spirit of everyone. Safe. And a... More
10 February 2015|
Response from bobbejaan2014 | Property representative |
Closest B+B - Fires Mountain Lodge - 083 284 57 67 or Hartbeespoort info - 084 284 57 67. They will be able to give some contact detail. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R511, next to Ennis-Nursery | Close to Jasmyn Vrugtemark, Hartbeespoort, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  North-West Province  >  Hartbeespoort
  • Phone Number: +27 82 346 3731
De Vette Mossel (The Fat Mussel) offers much more than perfectly prepared seafood – this is an experience – in unusual and informal surroundings with traditional Cape fishing culture – in true West Coast Style.
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