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Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant

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31 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 1366
08:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 13:30
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Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This restaurant is lovely and elegant. One feels as if one is sitting in a sun room in a little village and not on a busy road in a busy town. As we only has cake that is what I am able to comment on.the cake was delicious. The service was very good too. A lovely place to visit.

Thank Shannon C
fynbos1, Owner at Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers. Our team works hard to offer you the best service and good quality food. Hope to see you again. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Pleasantly surprised by the Pea and Eisbein Soup, as I was not in the mood for the usual bacon and egg brunch. No children under 10 due to all the beautiful, breakable items for sale in and around the store, but still worth it for a ladies tea or family with older children.

Thank Marié S
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Friendly service. Excellent food and cakes. Everything served beautifully. Situated in the town of Mossel Bay. Gift shop attached to the restaurant!

Thank Rene238
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146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

A very quaint restaurant with a nick nacks shop attached. Breakfast was nice and very good value for money service did let it down a bit however. If you are in the area though definitely stop in for a look around.

Thank OZHasie
London, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

What a lovely place Fynbos Restuarant is. I visited with my partner and a friend for lunch. We sat outside in the quaint garden area. The young lady who served us was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. I had a lovely homemade ham and mushroom quiche served wit a salad. The quiche was gorgeous. My partner's and friend's meals... More 

Thank Cranbourne
fynbos1, Owner at Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments on our shop....I will forward to our team who works hard to give our customers good food and good service. More 

Hartenbos, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you love Traditional South Africa food, a visit to this beautiful restaurant is a must when visiting Mossel Bay. Service is excellent and very friendly. Best atmosphere in winter with a little fireplace. We visit most weekends.

Thank thomasbL3042GX
fynbos1, Owner at Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments...we work hard to offer you the best food and customer service to make your visit enjoyable. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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296 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Well it is a completely different report now. The fine dining portion has disappeared. The previous excellent chef has moved on to different things now. So back to a coffee shop and a run of the mill looking lunch menu. We only stayed for coffee but it really is a lovely setting and the service was friendly and prompt. I... More 

Thank david o
fynbos1, Owner at Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. The restaurant section closed two years ago..this site is updated...unfortunately Trip Advisor does not allow me to change the name of the restaurant to coffee shop. More 

Overberg District, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Although the food was tasty the portions were very small. The menu specified a large loaf for a toasted sandwich but it was smaller than the average loaf in a grocery store. We ordered large cappuccino but it is was also in a small cup. The salad was a skimpy peace of letters and a small slice of tomato. That... More 

1 Thank Francois R
fynbos1, Owner at Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback...I am sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience. You do not mention which bread you ordered...the wholewheat seedloaf is much smaller that the average size bread. Our salad consists of more than cucumber, lettuce and tomato...you do not mention that you ordered a salad. We only have one size cappuccino. More 

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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Good food and drinks. Service is slow. Beautiful seating in and outdoor. If not in a hurry, worth a visit. There is also gifts to purchase.

Thank ellie856
fynbos1, Owner at Fynbos Gourmet Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. We work hard to offer good food and good service and are working on the slow service. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

The quality of the food offered and the service at the Fynbos has not changed for the last ten years. Always clean, service is pleasant and the decor is beautiful. It's great to browse around the shop before or after your meal. The outdoor area is wonderfully shady and quiet. A truly worthwhile visit every time.

Thank lemereis

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 1366
This cosy coffee shop is situated in a Victorian-inspired pavilion, with outdoor seating available in the lush courtyard. Breakfast and lunch are served - and whether you feel like a cappuccino and a slice of cake, a breakfast or a light lunch, Fynbos Coffee Shop serves it with flair. It is a busy coffee shop and popular lunchtime meeting spot during the day. Dishes are inspired by local availability, trends and the seasons, with something for every taste. Due to the nature of our business we do not allow children under ten years.

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