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Section 4, 5 & 6 | Hemel and Aarde Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 316 2348
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Hermanus gem

We had lunch here and what a treat! The menu is simple but with a great variety. I had chicken fillet and it was presented beautifully, the flavors were amazing. My husband's oxtail fell off the bone and was delicious. Great service, didnt wait long for our food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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English first
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had lunch here and what a treat! The menu is simple but with a great variety. I had chicken fillet and it was presented beautifully, the flavors were amazing. My husband's oxtail fell off the bone and was delicious. Great service, didnt wait long for our food.

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Boulder CO & Chicago
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had dinner here our first night in Hermanus because it was close. The food was fine and the service was good. We had fish and chips with hake and calamari. The calamari was wonderful! It was so tender and tasty!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Myself and my beloved eat here regularly. In our opinion the best restaurant in hermanus. The service is impeccable. Our waiter Andrew was very informative, courteous and accommodating.The food did not take long to arrive, and when it came was cooked to perfection. You could not fault it. The chef even came out to chat with us and see if... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Had to wait a long time for drinks, and service overall is quite poor. Seemed quite disorganized. Asked for our left over food to be packed for take away and even this took long. On a pleasant note, the sweet potato soup I ordered from the starter section is highly recommend, it was delicious. This place could be a whole... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We visited this restaurant and shortly after we arrived the power went off. No problem, the generator was switched on and normal service resumed. We visited with a chum and ordered steaks which were large, succulent and cooked to perfection. We didn't sample the wine but the wine list looked good. We had taken a bottle of Eagles Nest Merlot,... More 

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South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Loved the steak with crackling twirls so much I tend to order it every time. Over the last two years we dined their often. The chicken livers with the (Fusion) sauce are the best I have ever eaten. Not on menu just ask. Spareribs are good. The turkish style pizza's are great. The waffle and kahlua sauce, mouthwatering. Menu also... More 

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london england
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were the young couple at table 7 this evening First visit to this well managed restaurant 3km from the middle of Hermanus. a most interesting menu made decisions difficult but we settled on a shared starter of tempura prawns (quite yummy ), Maril had the 3cheese chicken Wellington which she said was superb and my seafood risotto was generous... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was the best great value for money in Town and the food produced by the previous Chef/Owner was exceptionnally good and consistant. Not an enormous choice but only high quality. The new management team is hardly seen and never greets its regular customers and the Chef is never seen in the restaurant. Besides the waiters team has almost completely... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We visit Hermanus maybe once a year, sometimes more. Every time we visit this restaurant we always have a great experience. The menu is excellent with a great choice without being overwhelming. There is something for everyone. Our server Dwayne was excellent adding to the overall experience. Highly recommend. The best meal we had in Hermanus!

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south africa
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Having been turned away by a number of restaurants in the valley who despite having empty tables were "fully booked" we were starting to think we would not be eating lunch. Then we walked in Eat and it was practically empty. Not a good sign but by this point we just wanted food. The waitress arrived and was lovely and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Section 4, 5 & 6 | Hemel and Aarde Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 316 2348

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?