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Cafe Gannet

Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 1,050 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was just plain amazing. Service was excellent. We ordered the burgers- and the were very tasty, served with crispy onion rings and fries. The hake fish platter... was almost too much to eat, but delicious. The ostrich was just off the chart good!...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, ambiance and waiting service. Great location and safe parking. Nice cocktail selection.

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Thank D_Chalk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are twice at Cafe Gannet, the first night we had a very pleasant meal with two people who were staying at Lavandula Manor. I had simple hake and French fries and my wife had the Ostrich which was wonderful. Jarod our waiter was excellent...More

Thank runningman49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A MEMORABLE stay with a Great hotel and awesome hospitality!!! Staff friendly and helpful and will certainly visit again. Good to see that reception acknowledged our arrival by publishing on their "wall-of-fame" - was an ABSOLUTE SURPRISE for the family.

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Thank kmalander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely superb meal there. Ate Grilled Crayfish. Haven't had any better. Stunning view. We also had the buffet breakfast there in June. Absolutely magnificent. Brilliant restaurant .

Thank Zahnè V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really excited to try this restaurant, being a foodie, but it's not really something to write home about... I had the duck spring rolls for starters, which was good but the sweet chili sauce was store bought... Had the mussels starter for main and...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Totally satisfied. Sushi was delucious, staff was kind. Will revisit if I go to Mossel bay again.

Thank hyunsook o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food and excellent service! Really enjoyed our lunch and will definitely recommend Cafe Gannet

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Thank allenored
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They did not have an alcohol free beer but tried to surfed me cider instead. They could not offer a Pizza because they ran out of Pizza dough and their WiFi did not work.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined here and just loved the food. The atmosphere is modern with large windows overlooking the outside area and ocean. There are several dining rooms and options for eating. The staff is very helpful and the food is wonderful, delicious fresh...More

Thank browneyedbarbara
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Questions & Answers
Margaret O
13 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from veronica42 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did appear to have more on menu than just seafood Sorry I can't be more helpful as we are big fish eaters ,it's the first thing we usually look for Apologies if this reply came to late
3 January 2017|
Response from Johann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, might not be allowed
21 December 2015|
Response from Janine S | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Horst Thank you so much for your message. I will be sure to book you a table for dinner on the 1st of Feb. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Janine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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 1885
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The Café Gannet Restaurant is Mossel Bay's seafood House. Acclaimed for local seafood specialties, ingeniously prepared. Coastal oysters, black mussels and Mossel Bay Sole are delivered daily from the harbour to make a delectable and varied a la carte menu, which includes pizza, salads, meat dishes, light lunches and Rainbow Cuisine. For a relaxing afternoon, come and enjoy a cocktail overlooking the Indian Ocean... The Cafe Gannet is a great treat, which will please the most discerning palate - very trendy, so bookings are recommended.
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