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La Mouette Restaurant

78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0856
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (281 reviews)
“croquettes” (15 reviews)
“lamb” (45 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
78 Regent Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

La Mouette is in Sea Point - a short taxi ride away from central Cape Town. First impressions are of a pretty basic, almost simplistic interior design but don’t let that fool you - the food and service here are simply superb. We opted for...More

Thank Media1994
Reviewed 2 days ago

My first ever at La Mouette, and it definitely won't be my last!!! The flavors of the food combinations worked so well together. The look of the plate and the way it was presented just worked well and it invited you to taste. I have...More

Thank nicolepetersen2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nothing was missed at this wonderful little French Restaurant. We decided on the set menu and ordered a bottle of wine. Everything from the presentation to the taste was delightful. Some of the best food we had while in Cape Town. The atmosphere was also...More

Thank HMP8
Reviewed 4 days ago

very pushy staff trying to get you to order cocktails or Champagne, then a very unclear menu and not the possibility to order more or less. Waiter;'' everybody at the table either 3 causes or 5 causes, NO exceptions''. The food was good, we had...More

1  Thank willemwillem
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I booked a dinner at La Mouette many weeks beforehand. I went based on the trip advisor reviews during my honeymoon in South Africa. My wife and I often go to Michelin star restaurants as we are desperate foodies. We went for the wine pairing...More

Thank Yannis P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the full tasting menu with wine flight and a free glass champagne as it was our honeymoon. The waiter was fantastic and made the evening complete. Meet some interesting locals which added to the night. Food excellent Service excellent Atmosphere Excellent Wish I lived...More

Thank ncokey
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Mouette is housed in wonderful old house, which was remarkable for the location which is along a road lined with eateries, boutiques and other shops. You ehter via a serene little courtyard, and the house has old wooden floors and stained glass windows. Lovely....More

Thank Kay J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, there are some places that you don't even have to thnk about whether or not you should try, you simply have to. There is a proper reason why this establishment consistently earns top honours and has almost perfect ratings all round. If you have...More

Thank Paul d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to celebrate my son's 13th birthday @LaMouette and also Christmas Eve for the lunch menu. What a amazing treat this was. Food was excellent. A 7 course taster menu. (and a vegetarian option, which was equally as mouth watering as the dead stuff...More

Thank Jake R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an outstanding restaurant. Creative amazing food. The deconstructed lemon meringue dessert is one of my top three EVER (the other two were in 3 star restaurants). I would strongly recommend it.

Thank kangatashi
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13 May 2017|
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Response from MartinLupton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response but only just seen. We did not pay an up front deposit but we did have to book to secure a table
Claudia K
1 November 2016|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Dear Claudia - the pairing portions are 100ml per glass per course - where the dessert wines are 25ml per course. Kind regards Mari
8 November 2015|
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Response from La Mouette R | Property representative |
Good morning Thank you for your enquiry - please be so kind as to email us so we can answer your query. We hope to hear from you soon Kind regards Mari Vigar Co-owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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