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“An average SA cuisine”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Sea Gypsy Cafe

Sea Gypsy Cafe
Ranked #10 of 82 Restaurants in Mossel Bay
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Sea Gypsy Cafe is one of the most unique places that you will ever visit. We are situated on the water our oysters are hanging from a pole alive in the sea. We offer a warm friendly and welcoming experience. Great food good value. We offer not only seafood but also meats, chicken, vegetarian meals as well as burgers, toasties and pastas. Takeaways can be placed over the phone and delivered by delivery extreme. A shuttle service is also available if required at no extra cost to and from the shop. Come and join us we are people that care. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Colin and Team.
Haastrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“An average SA cuisine”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

Coming from Europe we are not used to smoking in restaurants, though we found that in SA people generally also do not. Imaging our surprise that in this restaurant non-smokers are obliged to sit in a cold marquee outside.

The interior is ramshackle rope and planking with graffiti all over the tables, although this might be a deliberate attempt to have it feel like a hipster/surfer hangout.

The food was average so-so (plastic cups with sauces on your plate), though the fresh sole itself was good.

Visited April 2014
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Ficksburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
“Great View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2014

Sit out side and watch the sea and the seagulls while you snog on their great calamari and chips - or the other great seafood.

Visited April 2014
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Knysna, South Africa
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124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great View”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2014

Invited here for lunch with family. Service average and food uninspiring. Quite disappointing considering the spectacular views and setting of the restaurant.

  • Visited April 2014
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“SETTING SETTING!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

One of the best settings in town. On waters edge next to the harbour wall. Rustic atmosphere. The Pirates Breakfast and the Combo baskets come highly recommended. Good value for money.

  • Visited February 2014
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Newport, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“OK for a light snack”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2014

So the location is pretty good, but the choice and price of food/drinks were a little steep. My husband and I visited many years previously without a little one and it was ok. Its not somewhere I would bring children, as there is no where for them to play, and the seating arrangement outside is too cramped. There are also no changing facilities for those with little ones.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Hayley P
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