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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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“sushi” (132 reviews)
“kingklip” (38 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Post Tree Square | 1 Market Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

As usual we had a lovely experience at The Gannet. From the person who took the booking and listened carefully to where we wanted to sit and why, to the follow up SMS communication, to the service we received on the night, everything was excellent....More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were recommended Cafe Gannet by our Guest House. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the food was generally very good. We had great starters and my husband enjoyed this salmon pasta. I ordered a tuna mistake which was over cooked for my liking,...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly and warm reception. Food excellent, very well presented waiter the best., atmosphere great, stunning view!! Overall 10/10 CAFE GANNET A MUST TO VISIT!!

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Thank esterhaas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because of the good reviews here and recommendation from our lodge. The waitresses were more interested in talking with each other then taking care of guests. The food was really much worse than we expected. We didn't finish anything. Rice was overcooked....More

1  Thank Sander14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very happy with the service and cleanliness.Food is all round tasty and enjoyable.Would recommend to anyone.

Thank mariusjanse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pizzas delicious although service not great. Staff helpful yet slow. Loved the kids jumping castle so the adults could relax. Foccachia also tasty. We will return

Thank TamJean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The address is market Street 1. It is recommended to make a reservation since place is very busy being the only restaurant in the area which has at least an interesting menu on offer. Concerning the food we had oysters which were great and fresh....More

Thank Karl-Friedrich K
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a Gem! Thank you to the maître d a professional indeed. We did not have a reservation but we were not turned away we were given the option to have drinks at the bar while we waited for a table to open. We had...More

Thank lesley007smith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This could be one of the most beautiful settings of any Restuarant that I have been to in the world. We had Pre-drinks at the bar. The view from here is magnificent. I must also mention that we had a perfect weather day. The service...More

Thank Riaan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality food, but overpriced. The portion size though of starters can increase in size for what you pay. The wine selection definitely needs attention, can improve selection that will accompany food. We might be on holiday & have understanding that it is silly season,...More

Thank Martin E
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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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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