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La Mouette Restaurant

78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (299 reviews)
“croquettes” (15 reviews)
“lamb” (45 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had hoped to sit outside, as it was a lovely evening, but we were told it was too windy. There was no wind at all. We were shown into a rather dark and dingy dining room, and myself and all the other diners had...More

Thank toandfromtheairport
Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant is hidden in a house right on one of the main streets in Cape Town. My husband and I came here while on our honeymoon and we did the tasting menu with wine pairings and it did not disappoint! We have done many...More

Thank JessicaNicole3
Reviewed 2 days ago

We opted for the 5-course taster menu with matching wines. The staff paired everything so well and had a real belief in their opinions. The ambience was very romantic, but more so the food genuinely had so much going on. it is incredible value for...More

Thank Kishishev
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was divine and the atmosphere was amazing! We had a fantastic experience. The waiter had extensive knowledge of the ingredients of every dish. A real tantalising treat!

Thank Faldiela S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The setting of the restaurant is very warm and cozy. The food is very good and wine is at a reasonable cost. The service is adequate at the persons they have. 100% suggested

Thank alinasestikovia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff was warm and friendly. Service was a perfect. The food was amazing. Each item was its own culinary experience. It’s a three or five course meal. Either way you won’t go away hungry. This is a must for me on my next trip to...More

Thank TimNYC2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting of the restaurant is very warm and cozy. The food and wine is high end at affordable prices relative to the Western world. The service can be a touch slow and spotty, but it certainly did not take away from the experience. Ask...More

Thank Sonia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to this restaurant and our first impression was exactly what we expect after reading reviews in local media-a beautiful house, nicely decorated and a warm welcome. We ordered a three course menue and the food was delicious, really gorgeous. That...More

1  Thank ohdepot
La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ohdepot We are truly sorry to hear of your experience at La Mouette. There really is no excuse for waiting over an hour between courses and I really cannot apologise enough that this happened upon your visit. The night you are referring to, has...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been supporter of la Mouette since opening a few years ago having visited on all our Cape Town trips and also recommended the restaurant to friends. their attempt at fine dinning at the early days were commendable and the menu was put together...More

Thank myworld52
La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear myworld52 Thank you very much for your constructive feedback - we always appreciate feedback that allows us the opportunity to strive in bettering our offering. As a regular guest of ours - we are saddened to learn that you did not enjoy your entire...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A friendly greeting by front of house staff, and given a great table inside which is what we wanted. There was no cocktail menu which is what one guest wanted, but made do with the wine as a pre-dinner drink. Our waitron took a long...More

La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cordelia Thank you very much for taking the time to write your honest and constructive feedback - we always appreciate the opportunity to not only better ourselves, but to learn from our mistakes and move forward as a team. The waitress in question did...More

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13 May 2017|
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Response from MartinLupton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response but only just seen. We did not pay an up front deposit but we did have to book to secure a table
Claudia K
1 November 2016|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Dear Claudia - the pairing portions are 100ml per glass per course - where the dessert wines are 25ml per course. Kind regards Mari
8 November 2015|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Good morning Thank you for your enquiry - please be so kind as to email us so we can answer your query. We hope to hear from you soon Kind regards Mari Vigar Co-owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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