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De Vette Mossel Harties

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R511, next to Ennis-Nursery | Close to Jasmyn Vrugtemark, Hartbeespoort, South Africa
+27 82 346 3731
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“bread” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
R511, next to Ennis-Nursery | Close to Jasmyn Vrugtemark, Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look... if you dont like seafood, dont go, but i loved walking off the food, eating more, feast a bit... choose a cool summer day.. my downfall was the winter.. not the food or entertainment.

Thank Mr V
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Celebrated a family birthday at De Vette Mossel Harties. The decor, beach-sand and host were all great. The food was tasty, delicious and plentiful. Even though you get warned by the host not to eat too much bread as there is so much food to...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We celebrated a friend birthday this past Sunday at De Vette Mossel in the Hartbeespoort dam area. We booked a table for 10 for the Sunday lunch session. What a brilliant concept! Seafood served and prepared fresh on the day. We had so much fun...More

Thank ChrisnaHerbst
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The atmosphere and staff were amazing! Don't expect fine dining or even cutlery (other than a mussel shell), but if you've never experienced a seafood 'braai' (cooked over coals) on the beach, this is something you must not miss! The owner, Neels, was entertaining and...More

1  Thank Andre P
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely day here, the staff and owner was very friendly. Great service, food and ambiance!!! Must bring own beverages

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Stick your bare feet in sea sand and enjoy Set menu 7 seafood courses eat on paper plates. You must bring your own drinks and glasses they have none. Great for parties and relatively cheep as no drinks bill

Thank Fredstrauss
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It is a welcoming beach experience with quality food. We especially enjoyed that they went above and beyond to serve non-fish dishes even though they are a seafood place.

Thank Natasha t
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

First time at De Vette Mossel Harties and will defines return! The food was out of this world... tasty and in abundance. We had a great evening with the best host and friendly staff making sure you have everything you need before you need to...More

Thank Tanya E
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I am in South Africa for 2 weeks from America, and I recommend that everyone come here, whether you are on vacation or are from South Africa. The food was fantastic, the people were friendly, and the staff was very fun and welcoming. When the...More

Thank Joe Y
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Made me feel like I'm on an island somewhere. Great food and no hassle. Would deff come again. #fishfordays #travelforlife and coffee made the real way...

Thank Roannevds
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6 November 2017|
Response from Sarette D | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact the venue directly for your booking.
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
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:15 - 16:00
11:15 - 16:00
17:45 - 23:00
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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