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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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 2 days ago via mobile

Some nice views and options to sit in the garden. The staff at the Gannet are haughty and made us feel like they were doing us a favour by serving us. Food is expensive. Though it is well presented, portions are small and flavours are...More

Thank Adri D
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with a tour group all ordering off the menu (not pre-ordered as it was a fairly late decision to book). You might expect that there would be longer delays in ordering and the meal being served, but this was not the case. Scrummmmmy...More

Thank Retsofar
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On our annual visit to Cafe Gannet last night we were extremely disappointed. Our evening started with a trainee waiter greeting us at the door, with no words and wide eyes, like a deer caught in headlights. We waited 5-10minutes before we were shown to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super We were well seated and we get a super dinner at that place ! The food was excellent, all the group enjoy !

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely experience at Café Gannet. My husband eat a delectable sushi and I had a tasty line fish , we shared a bottle of John B Brut while overlooking at the bay. I would definitely recommend it !!

Thank sofia r
Reviewed 1 week ago

My god what a delicious food! The oysters were very fresh, but the MUST TRY are the Asian Mussels! Go for seafood, is their best! Also, the place is very nice and waiters were very polite! Good wine menu also!

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice in this restaurant, it was very crowded but the waitress managed to find a table for us. Food was really great and way beyond expectations, outside view of the restaurant is not reflecting at all the inside, much nicer than...More

Thank rothcl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been to Mossel Bay many times but never discovered Cafe Gannet. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s the name and maybe it’s the slightly tacky looking exterior but don’t let either put you off!! Within is a world of heavenly cuisine especially their fish...More

Thank Pusilla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with our group. Later, we had a cocktail juice followed by Chocolate & Red Berry Sundae. Simply it was amazing. Great ambiance, nice music and great service. Special thanks for Nana.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A classy and chilled place in town next to Protea Hotel. The hotel cocktail bar has great views and so is always busy. Fab restaurant with great food and ambiance. seafood is the speciality but good meat and pizzas as well. I had seafood platter...More

Thank Scoobastevie
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Questions & Answers
Margaret O
13 March 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
3 January 2017|
Response from Johann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, might not be allowed
21 December 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
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
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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