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La Mouette Restaurant

78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

From the time you walk through the gays and see the beautiful building to the delicious food and exceptional service, this meal has surpassed as my #1 meal ever. Bold statement that is very much warranted. The tasting menu wows from the start, even the...More

Thank solarcandy
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Their Autumn menu was very good, The 'snacks' were particularly amazing! We were not fans of the turnip spagetti, the texture was off-putting, and the carrot cake dessert was underwhelming. But as always, the service was attentive throughout, with smiles all round. A highly enjoyable...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good ambience, great service. The food was Masterchef quality. The staff knew their stuff. We were extremely satisfied with our meals and night out. Every course was superb!

Thank Simeon W
Reviewed June 10, 2016

La Mouette is a French restaurant with an English chef who delights in serving the unexpected. We visited several times during our stay and it was always a very memorable experience, from the décor to the plate. You have to book in advance because there...More

Thank Griff53
Reviewed June 5, 2016

The food here is wonderful and its in a historical old home. The service is top notch and the wine pairing is worth it. Definitely go!

Thank Lainey316
Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were very impressed by the food.......very good. The ladies serving us were very friendly, but that is where it stopped. There is zero atmosphere to be experienced ........not much effort has gone into doing anything to make this restaurant cosy or welcoming. A little...More

Thank HenkLourens
La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2016

Dear Henk We are truly sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your evening at La Mouette. As an owner run establishment - we would never want you to leave our restaurant feeling as if we had not delivered in terms of ambiance or...More

Reviewed June 2, 2016

La Mouette continues to create dishes that are of a high standard. Delicious, plated well, appropriate portion size, interesting, contemporary. Everything you want from this type of restaurant. The good prices cannot be ignored (when compared to restaurants plating a similar type of 'fine' food...More

Thank AndrewPenny336
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

On a slow Winter's night the service should have been excellent-it wasn't. Brie and bacon shouldn't be on the dessert menu - it was .

Thank H3474XQmarka
Reviewed May 29, 2016

Cosy atmosphere with fireplace, excellent service! Food was amazing and so was the wine. We will definitely come back and try the 5-course menu :-)

Thank Anne M
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Our most memorable amazing tasting menu. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank jho921
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May 12, 2017|
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Response from MartinLupton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response but only just seen. We did not pay an up front deposit but we did have to book to secure a table
Claudia K
November 1, 2016|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Dear Claudia - the pairing portions are 100ml per glass per course - where the dessert wines are 25ml per course. Kind regards Mari
November 8, 2015|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Good morning Thank you for your enquiry - please be so kind as to email us so we can answer your query. We hope to hear from you soon Kind regards Mari Vigar Co-owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
La Mouette Restaurant opened in 2010 by Chef and co-owner Henry Vigar, his wife, Mari and their business partner Gerrit Bruwer. La Mouette offers seasonally inspired and modern food. With ever-changing and seasonally inspired menus, friendly staff and a beautiful and unique venue, La Mouette has become a firm favorite with locals and regulars as well as established itself as a return go-to for our international guests. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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