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The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar

30 Regent Road | Mojo Market, Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 65 833 8593
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“oysters” (21 reviews)
“oyster lover” (2 reviews)
“served fresh” (2 reviews)
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Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
30 Regent Road | Mojo Market, Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Best Oysters In Cape Town
"The oysters were amazingly fresh and so was the service"
GabbyMelissa
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2. Best Mussels in Cape Town
"Freshest and bests oysters and mussels available in South Africa"
Johan W
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3. Best Oysters in Africa
"This is honestly the best spot for Mussels and Oysters in Cape Town"
Janita S
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried the mussels and they were outstanding. Cooked to perfection with Garlic and Lemon and lots of butter. They are served with a traditional South African bread that is deep fried, although very fattening, it was amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Loriwhite999
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is honestly the best spot for Mussels and Oysters in Cape Town and Stellenbosch. I've been to both of their branches, Cape Town and Stellenbosch, and I've always been blown away! I'm a West Coast girl myself and believe me when I say, it...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Janita S
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Janita, your review is just a pleasure to read. We're so glad we sent you to heaven and back with our amazing products haha.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tatenda prepared some wonderful mussels for us which absolutely hit the spot! The mussels were fresh, well prepared and presented but Tatenda was the real star of the show - so cheerful and helpful! Good eating options in this good market but I strongly recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ItchyFeet319
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We've shared your positive feedback with Tatenda!, thanks for a wonderful review.

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The resto served fresh oysters. Very delicious. Price was reasonable. 120 Rand for plate of 6 large oysters. Located in Mojo Market.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jwidjj
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We're aiming for the best in South Africa

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Step 1: leave airport, dump bags at hotel. Step 2: come straight to mojo market for this stall and eat oysters with a glass of MCC. Tick and tick. Giant oysters are incredible. Loved the special oyster shots too! Usual staff were on training day...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CatKi
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Guys, so great to have this lovely review!! We were so happy to have you. Yes, I stepped away from the main office to spend the day at the Sea Point Branch and get a little direct customer relations : ) So yes, you met...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Oh my. Fresh. Tasty. Styling. The best oysters out. A mouthful of the sea. We have been a few times and always leave happy. They are properly shucked and just so good. Do it !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KarooChick
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Do it indeed! Thanks for such a great review. We'll be so happy to welcome you again in the future!!

Reviewed June 7, 2018

We kept going back to Mojo Market for their Mussel and Oyster. It's so fresh and tasty. We shall go back again when we go to cape town again for sure.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank PhuketBunny11k
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We look forward to welcoming you again and really appreciate the positive review.

Reviewed May 17, 2018

Went to Mojo Market specifically to try their mussels. I was not disappointing!! Flavor was amazing, the mussels were so meaty, the food was so fresh!! and the portion was big. I am so impressed. Cannot wait to go back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 10leigh10
Myplacegroup, Owner at The Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We love what we do and so happy to have given you such a great experience!

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Best mussels and oysters in Cape Town. Well prices and delicious. This is my new Sunday lunch destination.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Tried their oysters and mussels as starters at the Mojo Market. The advantage of a food bar is that one can see the preparation of the food from start to finish. Shellfish out the water tanks, preparation and plated. How fresher can that be. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank MGA40
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lcarlson21
May 30, 2018|
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What is the cost of the best oysters in Capetown?
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from Myplacegroup | Property representative |
: ) just R120 for 6 large Oysters. We’ve just become Vat registered so we’ve safely had to push up our pricing a little.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Regent Road | Mojo Market, Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 65 833 8593
  • E-mail
Description
From farm to fork, the Mussel Monger & Oyster Bar’s ethos is to work directly with our sustainable sources, based within the rich waters of the Saldanha Bay. We offer two of the worlds most sustainable seafoods and most importantly, we handle them correctly by housing our produce within our custom built sea water tanks flushed with water from Saldanha. We honestly believe that we serve the best Oysters & Mussels in South Africa and we're aiming on becoming the number 1 supplier of this incredible product to the retail market.
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