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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” (297 reviews)
“croquettes” (15 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (14 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed today

Definitely go for the 6 course tasting menu (portions are small so it's manageable!) - the food is inventive and delicious and it's not expensive for the high standards they provide. Excellent wine list as well.

Thank AlexR06
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant recommended by our hotel, very high quality cuisine, treat yourself to the 6 course menu.

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here since they opened some years ago. The service, the location and of course the delicious food makes this to number one for us. And of course Gerrit and his staff makes us feel like home. 👌😊🍷

Thank Øivind B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in a easy to find part of sea point the restaurant is a quick taxi ride from the waterfront. Service is excellent and very knowledgable on both the food and wine. We opted for the 3 course menu but the tapas also looked very...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed a fabulous meal after deciding to do the tasting menu. The different take on an onion soup was a treat and the paired wine was perfect. Usually when you see things like onion soup and beetroot salad you might think boring but...More

Thank Hands O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very important to book. Service is attentive and personal. Excellent presentation of food. Every dish earned 5 stars and the wine list is extensive. We will be back.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends to celebrate a birthday and just loved the whole experience. We all had just the 3 course degustation menu with the wine pairing and suffice to say each course was memorable. This is fine dining worthy of any major food capital and...More

Thank moonflower59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing experience again! The seasonal tasting menus are a sensation especially with the wine pairings.

Thank JourneytimeSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant! My husband and I ate here when we were in Cape Town for our honeymoon. We both chose the 6 course tasting menu, which was delicious. The service was very good, just be prepared to have a long dinner. There is a lot...More

Thank abctravels24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to this restaurant, the first was back in 2013. We had the 7 course tasting menu with my husband having the matching wine. Service was excellent and the food was just as amazing as we had remembered. The lemon meringue...More

Thank djhunter77
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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
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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