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Café Gannet

A charming and sophisticated award-winning seafood restaurant in Mossel Bay, South Africa.

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The Café Gannet restaurant, famously known as “Mossel Bay's seafood House”, was founded in 1988. Situated in the heart of Mossel Bay, neighboring the Dias museum complex with a north facing scenic ocean view. We aim to provide the finest, fresh, sustainable seafood that the local coast line has to offer.

Acclaimed for vibrant local seafood specialties and signature sushi, a varied A’ la Carte menu also caters for vegetarians, meat lovers, pizza aficionados and gelato devotees. The menu is easily paired with the finest selection of over 50 South African wines as well as a variety of cocktails, aperitifs, liqueurs and craft gins.

Your visit is sure to be a memorable occasion.

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Saturday Pizza Special

Every Saturday from February to November 10h00-22h00

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Gin & Food Pairing

Daily, excluding Sundays and 15 December 2019 to 12 January 2020 10h30 & 15h00 daily

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Gin School Experience

Monday-Saturday, Sundays during the holidays 11h30 & 16h00

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Saturday Cocktail Special

Every Saturday from February to November 12h00 to 17h00

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Ladies Night Out

Every Thursday from February to November 17h00- close

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Harvest Table Sunday Lunch Buffet

Every Sunday from February to November, excluding Special Occasions 12h00 to 15h00

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The restaurant is a popular destination (especially in the summer months) and bookings are highly recommended. This can be done via our book now button or by calling the restaurant directly.

For special dietary requirements, function menus, event bookings or tour groups please email us at

Please note Café Gannet will not be taking any reservations from 25 December to 6 January

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