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Lemon Butter

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Marine Drive Hermanus | Village Square Shopping Centre, Bellville 7200, South Africa
028 312 3611
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice dinner despite power outage

We had a very nice meal. Food was quite good as was service, both despite the fact that the electricity was shut off due to SA power shedding shortly after our arrival. This restaurant has stunning views of the ocean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Rob H
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Hermanus, South Africa
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A restaurant with a good view over Walker Bay, so you can watch the whales from a high view point. The food is good and they have lots of specials on the menu - 2 courses R120, from a specific menu. Good value, good vibe, excellent service and good food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We had a very nice meal. Food was quite good as was service, both despite the fact that the electricity was shut off due to SA power shedding shortly after our arrival. This restaurant has stunning views of the ocean.

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Ceres
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78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

They were highly recommended by family, so we decided to try them out. I love battered hake, but feel that their portions are just too big (I was taught to finish my plate of food, so you feel quite stuffed when finishing the hake). Otherwise apleasant experience

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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

this is my favourite sushi venue in The Northern suburbs of Cape Town / durbanville area: always fresh and average value if you choose the platters. Great for light lunches. Also the line fish ( yellowtail) grilled is really good not with loads of butter like at Ocean basket, and fresh with minimal seasoning. Worth a try !

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Witten
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We enjoyed the dinner in the Lemon Butter. The restaurant on the first floor has a phantastic view over the sea. We had the nicest table you can get there. Directly beside the window with a nice view over the Ocean. Service was very good and personal.The waiter was very friendly also with our girls (16 and 13). The Food... More 

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We really enjoyed our meal, of which the seafood was outstanding. The staff went out of their way to prepare our cocktails just the way we like them. Highly recommended!

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Johannseburg SA
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93 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lemon Butta is a delightful restaurant on the first floor with views over the sea. Service was very good and personal. Fishcakes were tasteful, queen prawns a good size and Calamari strips well flavoured with a delightful sauce. The Hake was soft and nicely battered. Better book if you want to find a table.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Very nice food in a great setting. They were very busy so in whale watching season you would need to book a table in advance

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Went without booking the first night and were accommodated although they were very busy. So enjoyed the meal we booked for the following night. When we arrived, the booking had 'gone missing' and our table already allocated. An acceptable alternative was found, profuse apologies given together with a complimentary bottle of wine. Mistakes happen - it's how they are resolved... More 

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Boston, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Their sushi is very good yet quite pricey. The setting is in a busy centre and it does not make for romantic dinner etc. It serves a niche market. Of late the service has not been great yet I would not label it as poor. I have good memories of previous experiences but always found it to be over priced.... More 

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Address: Marine Drive Hermanus | Village Square Shopping Centre, Bellville 7200, South Africa
Phone Number: 028 312 3611
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Bellville
Cuisine: Sushi

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  • Address: Marine Drive Hermanus | Village Square Shopping Centre, Bellville 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Bellville
  • Phone Number: 028 312 3611

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi

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