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La Mouette Restaurant

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78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This is the 2nd time that I had a meal at La Mouette and it was excellent. This time around we selected Ala Carte (not tasting) and as with the previous visit - the attention to detail and taste was superb. Lamb Shoulder and 3 by steaks were all cooked to perfection. The presentation is a visual feast.

Thank Renee P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

La Mouette is a fine dining experience that brings good service, good wine and amazing food all together. The venue itself is worth a visit- steeped in history - a beautiful house that now offers amazing Cuisine. We opted for the A la Carte menu, and the food was of an exceptional standard. The waiter made some superb wine suggestions... More 

Thank Hasslefree2014
Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a very nice dinner with our friends at La Mouette. It was my first time here and I had no expectations at all. We had a table reserved outside and we really enjoyed. The service was

Thank Jep P
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When ever we stay at Blackheath Lodge in Sea Point we always dine at La Mouette. It is a restaurant set in a former nunnery with lovely walled grounds in Sea Point. It is always a treat to eat outside and the menu is always enticing. On our first evening in Jan 2017 we thoroughly enjoyed the Chef’s Tasting Menu... More 

Thank Gordon E
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161 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to eat. Food isn't bad and service is good. My only suggestion is there could be a bit more choice om the menu.

Thank mdfer3
La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mdfer3 Thank you for your feedback. Our 2 menus on offer are small in overall offerings as they are seasonally inspired and changes in full every 6 weeks - allowing not only for the best local produce to shine while they are at their best, but also allowing our chefs the creative freedom in always working on the next... More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just the two of us on our 15th anniversary! Despite 7 previous annual visits to SA we had never got to this highly ranked restaurant. The setting is incredible and you would drive past without having a clue this Gem is lurking behind the wall of an otherwise un-eventful street in Sea Point. Seated by the fountain our welcome ,... More 

1 Thank Wayne G
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: - Good and attentive service - Attentive to provide all guests seated outdoor with blankets - Dishes were well presented Cons: - Many seats are outdoor. We were seated in an outdoor table. Both of our main courses were nearly all cold when presented to our tables. - The taste was not as great as what I would expect... More 

1 Thank Kudu_Traveller
La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kudu_Traveller Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We are an owner-run establishment and always en-devour to provide the best possible experience of our restaurant. We are truly sorry to hear you felt this was not the case. Our produce and particularly our meat is responsibly sourced from an awarded food supplier and is grass-fed Charlmar... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From starters to desert this a "taste sensation " menu. My beetroot and fennel salad was fresh , clean tasting and delicious. All the members of my party raved about their starters - ravioli rated fantastic. My main meal was shoulder of lamb whilst the others had gnocchi. Deserts are the best we have seen and eaten - everyone wanted... More 

Thank Jonny6001
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting under the trees in Seapoint. Perfect for a summer's evening. The food is very good and so are the wines, if not a bit pricey. The tasting menu is worthwhile and the flavours are exquisite! The service is fantastic and all the waiters are very attentive. A very pleasant evening out.

Thank Chiara B
Southport, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to La Mouette on a recommendation from the concierge at the Table Bay hotel and he got it just right! this is a superb restaurant for a special occasion. The setting is lovely and we had a great table. The food was amazing and the choices allowed us to cater for my wife's seafood allergy. Everything was cooked... More 

1 Thank Dave S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, International, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 0856
La Mouette Restaurant opened in 2010 by Chef and co-owner Henry Vigar, his wife, Mari and their business partner Gerrit Bruwer. La Mouette offers seasonally inspired and modern food. With ever-changing and seasonally inspired menus, friendly staff and a beautiful and unique venue, La Mouette has become a firm favorite with locals and regulars as well as established itself as a return go-to for our international guests. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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