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78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Opened in May 2010, La Mouette already established itself as a restaurant...
Opened in May 2010, La Mouette already established itself as a restaurant of note. We enjoyed a memorable Tasting Menu of 6 courses for R185, every item beautifully presented and delicious. We heartily recommend La Mouette.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Has potential, but some minor quirks

Beautiful building in Sea Point, easy to access. Very good value tasting menu with wine pairing, and most of the dishes were tasty. Good presentation. Not the best ambience, a bit too dark and feels a bit 'cold'. We were seated next to the kitchen where there obviously were issues between the chefs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building in Sea Point, easy to access. Very good value tasting menu with wine pairing, and most of the dishes were tasty. Good presentation. Not the best ambience, a bit too dark and feels a bit 'cold'. We were seated next to the kitchen where there obviously were issues between the chefs and the waiting staff. Hopefully this was... More 

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George, South Africa
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24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I took my wife to Cape Town on her birthday weekend and wanted to treat her with a fancy dinner date and heard about La Mouette. We got a booking and experienced a culinary masterpiece. My wife absolutely loved it, the food was delicious and beautiful and the atmosphere was very romantic as we sat near the fireplace. Thanks to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Visiting Cape Town on holiday from the UK in March - having a bar and hospitality background our holiday was based around good restaurants and drinking. Reading previous reviews at the time we decided to give the tasting menu a try. I can say that the food was exceptional. However, the service was well below standard for what I expected.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were here for a girls hen dinner and were set up in our own private room which was great. The tasting menu was well prepared and beautifully presented but some dishes missed the mark a little. There is lovely outdoor courtyard with fountain which is lovely in summer.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Organized by my (Chef) daughter as a 'Mother's Day treat. The entrance through the courtyard is quite impressive, and served to stir my curiosity and interest as to what was to come... a friendly enough welcome and seated straight away. The lighting level was quite dim and the plain dark plum walls, had me wondering what sort of ambiance was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Went there in a group celebrating a birthday. Lovely food and great friendly service..... Would highly recommend.... I tried the Sirloin and thoroughly enjoyed it....

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

La Mouette was a recommendation from our guest house manager and after a short cab ride we arrived at the impressive building with the welcoming courtyard. With an unusual but pleasant layout of dining rooms, we were taken to our seats which were nicely placed so as not to intrude on other diners, and ordered cocktails to start our meal.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We loved this restaurant. Great wine list, and menu. Excellent service. We did not order from the prix fixe menu. Food was fresh, and interesting. Our bottle of wine was very good, and we felt the prices were reasonable for a higher end restaurant.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My daughter took me to La Mouette for an early Mother's day surprise. And what a surprise! We enjoyed the tasting menu. Beautiful decorated and tasty portions. Excellent service and warm atmosphere. I would like to return as soon as possible.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We enjoy tasting menu's, we have been lucky enough to try quiet a few at some very good restaurants and La Mouette, is certainly up there with the best of them. At R295 for 6 courses, it is excellent value for money. The flavours and techniques of every dish were very good. Be sure to pay the extra R200 for... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Opened in May 2010, La Mouette already established itself as a restaurant of note. We enjoyed a memorable Tasting Menu of 6 courses for R185, every item beautifully presented and delicious. We heartily recommend La Mouette.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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