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Cafe Gannet

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Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 3738
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Stattford, Great Britain
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely setting and food, albeit a little expensive, waitress could have been a little happier. A good experience overall.

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Thank Margaret E
Dundalk, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our food here.The food was super which was aided by the wonderful ambience.I would love to have the time to revisit.

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Thank Sheelaghmcp
George, South Africa
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding attention to detail and first class decor and ambience. Food and drink consistently of top class standard. Very much enjoyed.

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Thank HermanLab
Hythe, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent venue for supper, the food is exquisite...the menu looks expensive ...but you won't be disappointed when you get your portion.....classy looking restaurant,,,,,if your near,,,it's a must

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Thank david m
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are regulars at Cafe Gannet. It is always our first choice especially when entertaing visitors. We are very upset to learn that Cafe Gannet staff do not receive tips added to credit card bills. The staff are excellent and deserve their tips. As this is the busiest restaurant in Mossel Bay one can only imagine the sums of money... More 

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Thank candy846
Janine S, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this review

Dear Candy Many thanks for your positive review of the Café Gannet’s food and service. Sadly you have been misled by one of our staff – for which we feel truly ashamed. Our staff are paid their credit card tips – the deductions are for credit card commission on the tip portion of the bill and a small portion for... More 

Staines, UK
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant with stunning views and great food. We had the Ostrich Espetada and special Seafood platter, both amazing dishes. Our waiter Daniel went above and beyond to ensure we had a great time and nothing was too much trouble. We'll be back again soon!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty full even on a Monday night so we had to sit in the front of the restaurant not in the open area at the back. So if you go book if you can. we had their fish platter special and the fish stew. Not cheap in comparison to standard eating out in South Africa - but excellent and still... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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108 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurants at the harbour look ok for a drink or fish n´chips but not much "dinner-like". Thus we ended at Gannet two times and were quite content on the whole. We had great sushi both times., the other dishes were ok but not outstanding. Still we liked the place, although due to thunderstorms we had to eat inside both... More 

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Thank kattinger
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and good service but a tidbit pricy. Awesome setting, th cocktails arw lovely . The service have some space for improvement.

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Thank 701mercia
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put this was the best meal and service at a restaurant I have r curved during my 3 week trip in South Africa. I have completed a stay at a 5 Star game reserve in KZN, sampled the wild coast way way south of Durban, enjoyed the garden route but this is the place where I had the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 3738

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?