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78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

What a charming bistro. When we went it was a beautiful summers eve so we sat outside. The service is brilliant and very attentive. Their tomato salad is some of the best I've tasted. The wine pairing is good. I will most definitely be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

garden setting; interesting and unusual cape haute-ish cuisine, friendly service. We went twice! Advise booking.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Awesome mid-summer menu. Every course of the 6 course tasting menu was really intelligently put together and tasted fabulous. You have to have the muesli, I didn't but my wife did and she let me try it, just Perfect. The service was polite, helpful and timely. Never rushed. If you are in Cape Town one night eat here. If you... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A wonderful evening with the family in December. My husband and I visited La Mouette in February last year and were blown away!!! We returned with the family in December and it did not disappoint. In my view this restaurant should be number one in Cape Town and is by far one of the best restaurants in Cape Town....I just... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant twice during our stay in Cape Town. Service was genuine and very friendly and the food fantastic! Clean and tidy environment. I recommend steak with a large selection of sides and sauces of your choosing. Everything fresh and with a home made impression. The waiter recommended a delicious S.A red wine, Chocholate Block. Was happy... More 

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Dublin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We visited La Mouette as a party of six. The courtyard setting was great with locals and visitors dining al fresco. The menu was good and service friendly and efficient. A little more time by waiting staff explaining the composition of dishes would have helped our food selection and enjoyment of what was very good food. Very reasonable prices given... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The food was very good and the service too! What makes this place memorable is the fact that it is frequented by locals and tourists alike, that the food is of fresh and good quality and that the setting, with its private terrace is unique in Sea Point. Also the price is very reasonable for what you get!

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Several friends and I enjoyed a meal here when in Cape Town earlier this year wrapping up our trip. We all had the tasting menu, which was perfect. Much less heavy than a few others we’d done on the trip. Great service - the wait staff was friendly and attentive, but not overbearing. I also love that you can BYO... More 

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Cape Town
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The food was fantastic and the setting was perfect. This was an excellent tasting menu experience. The service, presentation, food & atmosphere were all great. The pork, gazpacho and Namibian lamb were my favourites. We were a party of 5 celebrating my son's 18th birthday - a gift from his friend. What an incredible evening with incredible people and food... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Visited on a beautiful, still Cape Town evening and could not have imagined a better setting. Lovely restaurant with friendly staff and superb food - the tasting menu was to die for!

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Additional Information about La Mouette

Address: 78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 433 0856
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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
Cuisine: French

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