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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

went to Mosel bay for our 40th wedding anniversary. What a memorable experience, The setting was beautiful and the staff were friendly and helpful. The food at cafe Ganet was excellent as was the service!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful dinner at Cafe Gannet, very glad for making reservation as it's in demand. Had first-time wait person who could not have done a better job. Bravo.

Thank lgf2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the tuna, the salmon and the ostrich! All great! Also we ’ve got preta nice gin! Recommend! The price is little bit high... for starter teu the grilled prawns, really good choice!

Thank Bernardo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have just returned home from having a fabulous meal at the Cafe Gannet. Mushrooms in a filo pastry as starter for me and my wife had the duck spring rolls. We tasted each other’s and came to the same conclusion. Superb!...More

Thank b16blr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alwene & Janine make this place very special. Super efficient and friendly service; the food is excellent especially the local fish and the wild oysters; simply great.

Thank manfredbuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

Original Booking was at La Peron which was closed due to the unseasonal rain. The staff at Café Gannet were most obliging and fitted us in although the place was obviously packed.. Primarily a fish restaurant - but lots of alternatives to suit any taste...More

Thank johhew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here as part of a large tour group and was very pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food (pre-ordered). Good choice of reasonably priced wines. Lovely atmosphere; staff were busy with our large group which led to some (short) delays in service but...More

Thank giraffesaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant decor is good. The service by Brain the waiter was very good. The food (sea food platter and salmon fillet) were tasty, prices are high end.

Thank colpatIreland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in South Africa, first time I'd seen Ostrich on the menu so just had to give it a try! If you like lean, tasty meat then I've come to the conclusion there's nothing better and Cafe Gannet serve it in spectacular style! Part...More

Thank BlomSKI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant once while on a tour of South Africa. We found it to be a very pleasant venue with a good view over the sea. We had a good welcome from the staff and the food was also very good. I would...More

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Lauren G
5 January 2018|
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Response from Scoobastevie | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if I remember the menu was pretty meaty/fishy
Margaret O
13 March 2017|
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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
3 January 2017|
Response from Johann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, might not be allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, 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
  • E-mail
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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