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Cafe Gannet

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Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 3738
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good sea food and sushi. Nice and professional service. Complete wine list. Good view and ambience.

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Cumbria
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a very good meal here, great service and good value. We sat inside as it was cool but the terrace looked good for al fresco dining.

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Thank Helvellyn
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great restaurant. Whats better than enjoying a glass of wine with an ocean view. The service was fantastic and the food delicious. We had the seafood pizza and kingklip parcel, both meals were top class. This is an absolute must if you are in the area and want to treat yourself to a good meal.

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George, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointing! My second visit to this beautiful establishment had a curry was not nice at all.. service was good though..

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Thank 007dd007
GarethShippen, Owner at Cafe Gannet, responded to this review

Dear007dd007 Thanks for taking your time to review us on tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed the service at our beautiful restuarant. Would have been nice to let us know which curry you did not enjoy, seafood, lamb or vegetable curry. We hope to see you again. The Cafe Gannet Restuarant More 

London, United Kingdom
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355 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Maybe we caught them on a bad night but service was very slow even though when we arrived the restaurant was less than half full. Long waits for drinks and nearly 40 minutes between starters and mains. However, the food was excellent, and of course the location is great.

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On the road
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had a bad meal here - and I have been going to this place for a few years. The sushi menu is extensive, and the fish is always fresh. Well done!

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Thank thedoc999
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Cafe Gannet two nights on the trot and both meals where outstanding. Different. Extremely flavoursome. Would recommend anyone in Mossel Bay to go there. Brilliant. Lovely venue.

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Uk
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic restaurant, wonderful views over the harbour in the garden bar. Highly recommend the fish and just about everything else.

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wakefield,west yorkshire
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to eat here by the owner of our accommodation and were not disappointed. Our server took note of our preferences and we ordered a variety of fish to share which was excellent. Well done!

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velez malaga spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a table at Cafe Gannet on my husbands 65th birthday during our visit to South Africa We were given an excellent table, complimentary champagne but best of all we enjoyed excellent service and superb food Definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone staying in Mossel Bay or close by

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
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 3738

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?