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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard of the Cafe Gannet from the manager of our guesthouse in Oudshoorn. The hake and chips was huge and beautifully cooked in a light and crispy batter. My friend had huge prawns which she pronounced excellent. The service was friendly and the...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually eat at Delfino's because of the beautiful view, good food and affordable prices. But on Sunday the 15th April we decided the occasion needed something more special. We stumbled across Cafe Gannet on Google and what a pleasant surprise and experience. Words can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb location and a popular tourist destination. We tried the calamari done in two different ways. Presentation was good but the lack of flavour was disappointing. A pretty average meal overall. Wine prices are on the high side while the service was...More

Thank russell h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The layout and service here is very good, and it does feel nice being there. The issue is the food - it's not bad, but it's just not special, all a bit plain, whereas you'd get the impression from them and other diners that it's...More

Thank SimonTemplar808
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Arrived by cab, very nice, friendly, nice sparkling wine : Graham Beck and very good white wine Boschkloof, Nice dishes :shrimp, packet from fish with mushroomsauce, tunasteak with sesame, crumble... Very nice dinner

Thank Ronny B
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great selection on the menu , The staff was friendly and keen to assist where they can , they even made a special meal for my son.

Thank jerushanaidoo
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We lived at at place just behind Cafe Gannet called Boa Esparanca, we toom forever to get into our apartement and headed out desperatley looking for a place to eat ( at this point we were so hungry we didnt even have standards ) but...More

Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Service was excellent and attentive, and food was of an excellent standard. We stopped over on our was from Hermnanus to George, and thoroughly enjoyed this experience.

Thank ElsKimo2014
Reviewed 10 April 2018

What an exotic array of food , drinks & experience. The staff makes it special . Loved it . An ambience which one craves for ... don’t miss this joint when in Mossel Bay . We had come here after our shark cage diving -...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

we were travelling through Mossel Bay and stopped for sushi. their food met our every expectation, well presented, fresh and delicious! the staff were attentive and pleasant. this restaurant is situated in a great spot, the decor could do with some updating, it's a little...More

Thank 52Shelley52
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Lauren G
5 January 2018|
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Response from Scoobastevie | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if I remember the menu was pretty meaty/fishy
Margaret O
13 March 2017|
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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
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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