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Quayside Cabin

Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
27 (0)28-3130752
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Ranked #38 of 71 Restaurants in Hermanus
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Hermanus, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love the ambience but although some of the fried food is a bit overcooked , I still enjoyed being there.

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Cape Town
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have tried this harbour spot at least four times and each time we forget that our experience wasn't great. This time upon leaving this awful place, I said to my husband "Remind us NEVER to go back there again!" The waiter/manager was clearly uninterested in making it a pleasant experience, and his breath smelled of alcohol. We ordered grilled... More

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Bloemfontein
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hype and hope combine to make eating here a puzzling experience. At the advice of locals, we tried eating here once, but ran into a waiter from hell. How come we did not know EXACTLY how every little quirky arrangement here works? seemed to be the attitude. We fell in with every little quirk, expecting the quality of the food... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

What an awesome meal we had once again... we come back time after time and never have we been disappointed. Once again we had the best calamari and the vibe was a great ending to the day. Already looking forward to coming back soon... a great authentic South African experience that warms the heart.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The cabin is a great place to go for a great meal with authentic atmosphere. The service was amazing and the food was really good. The view was, of course, outstanding, being in a harbour, which they play with in their rustic theme of fisherman's place. Overall great experience.

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london england
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

had lunch in this intriguing little restaurant at New Harbour Hermanus last year and the vow to return was honoured during our prolonged visit to Hermanus earlier this year. Tracy was our advisor and food supplier and she `s a fixture here having started in 2003. what else but the astonishing fish platter for 2 . great variety of fish... More

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Cheshire, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Consistently good, well cooked fresh sea food served by friendly and attentive staff. A must visit place if staying in Hermanus.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Beautyfull setting. Disappointed with the mussel pot; very bland. Dessert Delight was not a delight AT ALL. Expected much more based on past experiences.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This place started off as just a container selling fish and chips to the fisherman and has developed into this great little place with loads of atmosphere and great food! Probably some of the best calamari and curry prawn pot, and lots more! don't miss it if you come to Hermanus!!

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Hermanus, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great seafood (make sure you all eat fish as we did not see anything but fishy thingies on the menu) Loved the informal atmosphere and fantastic friendly staff! Will definitely visit again

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