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“Great dining” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Mouette

La Mouette
78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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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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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

We ate dinner here on 12 January. It was a quiet evening and we were in the garden. Service was most friendly and efficient including the attentive owner. The food was very good. We ate a la carte. The tasting menu looked great but just too much that evening. Tuna was cooked to perfection, as was Moroccan lamb. The highlight was gin and tonic dessert, with superb gin jelly and amazing lemon icecream. Overall a real pleasure to dine here.

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new york
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Delicious meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We had a great dinner at la mouette. We sat outside by the fountain and enjoyed the blankets at each table. The staff was very nice and friendly and well trained. We enjoyed it very much.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nice surrounding, friendly staff, good food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We had dinner here on our last night in Cape town. We , 2 guys, were seated somewhat at the most far corner, little odd, many nicer table's were not occupied the whole evening, which made us feel a little quarantined. When at the end of our dinner, the whole table collapsed we really felt a bit put in the outcast corner. Don't they dislike gays??? Strange as the head waiter seemed to be one of us !!!
The food was really nice, very good, but not as excellent as hoped. In all the courses we missed refinement in the combinations of tastes. Just not sparkling, not exciting. Well decorated, maybe that's where the effort goes, but it needs to go in the quality of food and choices of preparation. Maybe we are spoiled, we have been eating for 10 days in only fantastic restaurants but this was so high here on the list in tripadvisors that we expected a bit more "courage" in the food.
The waiters all very friendly and pleasant. Wines really lovely. For the destroyed table they were really concerned for us and offered us champagne so overcome the shock !!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“A tastebud tour through Africa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Choose the startersparade. A menu with 6 or 10 starters that make up a complete dinner. All african highlights, with superbe wines accompanying every bite. (Take a cab home...:-) )

Visited December 2012
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Noosa, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Up to standard”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This is a well run restaurant in Seapoint. Excellent menu and well priced for the quality. Highly recommended

Visited January 2013
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