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The Merchant Coffee

78 C Bland Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
+27 65 399 3850
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Great Find in Mossel Bay! ”
7 Oct 2018
“Excellent spot”
Closed Now
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
78 C Bland Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Merchant Café was a nice little find... Actually, I was looking for a different place, but one of the staff was pleasant enough to explain to me where the "other" is located. The atmosphere was pleasant, and I ended up ordering a Banting cheesecake,...More

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here one Saturday. Only one other table occupied outside in the doorway. The occupants were smokers, so with the wind, we had to try and find a spot indoors out of the smokers air. There was no welcome even though three of the...More

Thank Lora V
Donovan S, Owner at The Merchant Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good day Lora! Firstly I would like to apologise for the bad experience and the poor service! Secondly I would like to thank you for your honesty in your writing of the review as I personally always appreciate good constructive criticism - so, thank you,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Great spot for a good coffee. The baristas were friendly and the vibe is good. Nice atmosphere and design. A great place to hang out.

Thank seansquid8
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Need I say more! Yes, it even has a sea view, it is family friendly, and a gift shop! We loved it! Had I known about this gem, I would have come here for breakfast and lunch every day! 🤩

Thank LHS123
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast - great coffee and we could choose a Banting type breakfast at a great price. Friendly service - will be back for sure.

Thank Johan M
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great little place in the heart of Mosselbay. You won’t find better coffee in this town. Nice eats also on offer and very friendly service awaits.

Thank ChristopherN1818
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great little spot as well, I enjoy their tea and had a few snacks before. Bacon, Banana and Syrup Croissant was great as well! Gerro is always there as well and makes you feel right at home!

Thank RoH22
The M, Manager at The Merchant Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018


Reviewed 7 November 2017

Only had coffee-to-go, great coffee and friendly service. Interior is tastefully decorated, owners flair for art can be seen :-) and looks like a vibey place to sit and have your coffee fix as well.

Thank Monique d
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Cute little place.Nice and comfy.good service.good coffee and great hot chocolate.Will visit again..

Thank sarnevdm
Reviewed 22 September 2017

One of few places that serve decent coffee. Popped in just before their closing time (4pm) and managed to still order a small lemon meringue. Great. Will be back again to sample some more/different eats.

Thank Eileen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 C Bland Street, Mossel Bay 6506, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 65 399 3850
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Artisan coffee served by Baristas who are passionate about every Espresso and every Brew! We serve great toasties, all-day breakfast & the freshest croissants. We also offer a variety of eats, cakes and gifts.
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