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Cafe Gannet

Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1885
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (121 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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181 - 190 of 1,050 reviews

Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Best food in town. Is expensive but worth it Staff are well trained. Worth taking visitors to. Good menu to choose from. Service is excellent yeT

Thank Cornel M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This restaurant serves wonderful food. It has a romantic ambiance and excellent service! Also equipped with a cocktail bar!

Thank julienne7818
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Went to this superb restaurant twice during our stay . We had stayed in the Protea hotel in the past so we were familiar with the are . The staff are excellent but you need to book . The excellent Raylene looked after us on...More

Thank Anonpeo
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Every time I go, it is fairly fully booked--already a good sign ! As they are busy, you have to expect to wait for your order. The food is not the best I have had, but definitely some of the best in MosselBay. I also...More

1  Thank Retha2013
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

In past one of our favourites but seems to have lost its way. Still love the restaurant, great service and ambiance but food not what it was. Food lacks subtly, over sized portions and rather bland. Hopefully just a bad night?

1  Thank GB12186338
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Lovely setting and food, albeit a little expensive, waitress could have been a little happier. A good experience overall.

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Thank Margaret E
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our food here.The food was super which was aided by the wonderful ambience.I would love to have the time to revisit.

Thank Sheelaghmcp
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding attention to detail and first class decor and ambience. Food and drink consistently of top class standard. Very much enjoyed.

Thank HermanLab
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Excellent venue for supper, the food is exquisite...the menu looks expensive ...but you won't be disappointed when you get your portion.....classy looking restaurant,,,,,if your near,,,it's a must

Thank david m
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

We are regulars at Cafe Gannet. It is always our first choice especially when entertaing visitors. We are very upset to learn that Cafe Gannet staff do not receive tips added to credit card bills. The staff are excellent and deserve their tips. As this...More

Thank candy846
Janine S, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Dear Candy Many thanks for your positive review of the Café Gannet’s food and service. Sadly you have been misled by one of our staff – for which we feel truly ashamed. Our staff are paid their credit card tips – the deductions are for...More

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Margaret O
March 13, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from veronica42 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did appear to have more on menu than just seafood Sorry I can't be more helpful as we are big fish eaters ,it's the first thing we usually look for Apologies if this reply came to late
January 3, 2017|
Response from Johann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, might not be allowed
December 21, 2015|
Response from Janine S | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Horst Thank you so much for your message. I will be sure to book you a table for dinner on the 1st of Feb. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Janine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 1885
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The Café Gannet Restaurant is Mossel Bay's seafood House. Acclaimed for local seafood specialties, ingeniously prepared. Coastal oysters, black mussels and Mossel Bay Sole are delivered daily from the harbour to make a delectable and varied a la carte menu, which includes pizza, salads, meat dishes, light lunches and Rainbow Cuisine. For a relaxing afternoon, come and enjoy a cocktail overlooking the Indian Ocean... The Cafe Gannet is a great treat, which will please the most discerning palate - very trendy, so bookings are recommended.
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