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Savannah Cafe

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25 High Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
27 28 3124259
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fresh, healthy and sustainable is the emphasis at this sociable, casual...
Fresh, healthy and sustainable is the emphasis at this sociable, casual rendezvous in Hermanus. Open for dinner, breakfast, lunch and coffee - the menu has been refreshed and modernised. The wine list offers a wide selection from the region. All cakes and pastries made in the pastry kitchen on the premises are also on sale in the Deli. Dining options: Breakfast, light meals, lunch and dinner.Ambience: Comfortable, contemporary and cool.OPEN MON - SAT: 8h00 - 21h00 SUN: 8h00 - 15h00
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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Central, Reasonably Priced, Wide Variety of items on the menu

Good value for money, we enjoyed various meals and all were well presented, tasty and enjoyable. They were even gracious enough to make us their TO DIE FOR pancakes on a Saturday afternoon just before they closed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Ericka P
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good value for money, we enjoyed various meals and all were well presented, tasty and enjoyable. They were even gracious enough to make us their TO DIE FOR pancakes on a Saturday afternoon just before they closed.

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Ballitoville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have been going to Savannah Café since it opened in it's previous location closer to the beach and have always loved their food and service. A definite place to stop for a bite.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here after a walk round Hermanus....so glad we found this 'tucked away' cafe. Delightful old South African building with history that has been beautifully restored. We can thoroughly recommend the cakes, fabulous pancakes and ciabatta sandwiches....we all enjoyed everything. Well worth a visit!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I absolutely love the frittata I had at Savannah Cafe in Hermanus! With exactly the right amount of sweet and savoury I wish I could have it every day!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I've had one breakfast at Savannah Cafe: pleasant location, also good for a break while shopping and walking around Hermanus centre. We could sit outside, which was shady and lovely. Sardines on toast with tomatoes and herbs was a lovely start of the day. Good service.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Having not been able to get into 2 nearby restaurants, we reluctantly tried Savannah ..... And what a wonderful surprise. The restaurant has new owners and we have noticed fewer people since the take over and wrongly assumed it was no good. Nothing could be further from the truth! After a warm welcome by Cathy, our very competent and friendly... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I popped in to have a quick breakfast. I waited very long to get any attention. I waited even longer to get the breakfast. Pathetic I say for a restaurant so well situated.

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Jesolo, Italy
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13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I made several breakfasts in Hermanus. This is the best place for it. Clean dishes, fast service, very good food, great cappuccino, prices ok.

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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We normally don't decide on the first restaurant we get into, but the hostess was super friendly and attentive and explained in detailed how she could change the menu to sit or taste (vegetarian).

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

We had arranged to meet a friend at13.00 hours , well she arrived a little early so they looked after her till we arrived and sat down , had a good laugh with staff over mixup of time . Ordered salads and chicken sandwich with drinks . All were served promptly, well presented, good portions. All staff really good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 High Street, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: 27 28 3124259

Description

Fresh, healthy and sustainable is the emphasis at this sociable, casual rendezvous in Hermanus. Open for dinner, breakfast, lunch and coffee - the menu has been refreshed and modernised. The wine list offers a wide selection from the region. All cakes and pastries made in the pastry kitchen on the premises are also on sale in the Deli. Dining options: Breakfast, light meals, lunch and dinner.Ambience: Comfortable, contemporary and cool.OPEN MON - SAT: 8h00 - 21h00 SUN: 8h00 - 15h00

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