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La Mouette Restaurant

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78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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158 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to eat. Food isn't bad and service is good. My only suggestion is there could be a bit more choice om the menu.

Thank mdfer3
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just the two of us on our 15th anniversary! Despite 7 previous annual visits to SA we had never got to this highly ranked restaurant. The setting is incredible and you would drive past without having a clue this Gem is lurking behind the wall of an otherwise un-eventful street in Sea Point. Seated by the fountain our welcome ,... More 

2 Thank Wayne G
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: - Good and attentive service - Attentive to provide all guests seated outdoor with blankets - Dishes were well presented Cons: - Many seats are outdoor. We were seated in an outdoor table. Both of our main courses were nearly all cold when presented to our tables. - The taste was not as great as what I would expect... More 

1 Thank Kudu_Traveller
La Mouette R, Owner at La Mouette Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kudu_Traveller Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We are an owner-run establishment and always en-devour to provide the best possible experience of our restaurant. We are truly sorry to hear you felt this was not the case. Our produce and particularly our meat is responsibly sourced from an awarded food supplier and is grass-fed Charlmar... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From starters to desert this a "taste sensation " menu. My beetroot and fennel salad was fresh , clean tasting and delicious. All the members of my party raved about their starters - ravioli rated fantastic. My main meal was shoulder of lamb whilst the others had gnocchi. Deserts are the best we have seen and eaten - everyone wanted... More 

Thank Jonny6001
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting under the trees in Seapoint. Perfect for a summer's evening. The food is very good and so are the wines, if not a bit pricey. The tasting menu is worthwhile and the flavours are exquisite! The service is fantastic and all the waiters are very attentive. A very pleasant evening out.

Thank Chiara B
Southport, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to La Mouette on a recommendation from the concierge at the Table Bay hotel and he got it just right! this is a superb restaurant for a special occasion. The setting is lovely and we had a great table. The food was amazing and the choices allowed us to cater for my wife's seafood allergy. Everything was cooked... More 

1 Thank Dave S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on chistmas eve together, brought our 2 year old. We had a seven course dinner that was very tasty and exciting, paired with great wines. Our daughter had a three course kiddies dinner which was well received. I can very much recommend this restaurant.

Thank johannes a
hout bay
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there to celebrate our wedding anniversary in style. Although the tasting menu wasn't exactly what we felt like it was well worth it and the wines that came with it. I particularly like the wines as these you don't often find elsewhere. We'll certainly be back. The waitress was friendly and knowledgable both about the food and the... More 

Thank hanns b
Singapore, Singapore
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Xmas set dinner with wine pairing. Too tired about day trip that was so eventful so was sleepy by time at course no 4. Can recommend this place but it's price little in high side. Wine lovers should the wine pairing, considerably less pretentious and better valued tha back in Singapore. Personally, I enjoyed courses 1-5 (see my detailed captions... More 

Thank Claudia K
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After two independent enthusiastic recommendations and some good TripAdvisor reviews we made sure of a table by booking well ahead. Had to pay a substantial deposit despite only being a table for two, so I felt justified in expecting something special. We went for the tasting menu and, sure enough, it was superb. Our very knowledgeable and well briefed waiter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, International, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 0856
La Mouette Restaurant opened in 2010 by Chef and co-owner Henry Vigar, his wife, Mari and their business partner Gerrit Bruwer. La Mouette offers seasonally inspired and modern food. With ever-changing and seasonally inspired menus, friendly staff and a beautiful and unique venue, La Mouette has become a firm favorite with locals and regulars as well as established itself as a return go-to for our international guests. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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