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“Our guests are always enthousiastic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of De Voorskooten

De Voorskooten
82a Main Rd. (Opposite Tekkie Town), Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2689
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Ranked #12 of 77 Restaurants in Hermanus
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Restaurant serves breakfasts, (light) lunches and dinners. We only used vanilla pods and extracts in our homemade cakes. Good honest home cooking reminiscent of the good old days.
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“Our guests are always enthousiastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I am writing as guesthouse owner in Hermanus and also as guest of this lovely German couple. Wolfgang, a well experienced star cook, and his wife Andrea surprise us always with new dishes with fantastic taste. His creations are marvellous. The menu offers a large, but well selected choice of dishes and wines. The ambiance is nice with its decoration, the nice candles...it is really a cozy place. We often send our guests to them and they are always enthousiastic. And we are happy to have such a nice place for relaxing in nice atmospere and enjoy good food. The cuisine is a fusion cuisine with South Africa, Asian and European elements. The desserts are made by Andrea. Her German cheese cake is mouthwatering and is getting famous in Hermanus. It is really the paradise for food lovers. The place is nevertheless casual, there is no stiff people and pricewise very interesting. There is a very good relationship between price and quality.

Visited December 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Hermanus, South Africa
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great little place for lunch and dinner.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The service was right on. The food was above average and the selection was quite broad. We now drop by on occasion because it is such a nice little spot.

Visited November 2014
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Monheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Couldn't be better!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We got the recommendation for this place by our guesthouse owners.
The restaurant is quite small. But if you know what you are looking for you will find it. :-)

The service and athmosphere made us feeling like home.
The food was incredible!!!
Everything was fresh cooked, the taste was excellent.

We had 2 nights in Hermanus and we went to "De Voorskooten" on the first evening.
We directly decided to come back the next night aswell and said that our reservation card could directly stay on the table for next day.

100% recommendation! One of the best meals we every had.
And for that food i would say it was too cheap. :-)

  • Visited November 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Serendipity”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A Sunday evening in Hermanus; top rated restaurants booked or closed and others packed so we chanced on this small, main street option. A wonderful surprise. Limited menu but everything freshly cooked and just superb in taste, quality, presentation and value. The fish was excellent with mash and veg perfect. Complimentary breads. Wine £1/glass for decent Sauvignon and when a top up was slow then we were not charged. Lovely hostess/owner. 100% Recommend.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Good food let down by the facilities”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The setting was quaint and the food good. The choice of local cuisine is excellent. The hostess was good. I wanted to use the wash-room but they don't have one! This is not acceptable in today's restaurant business.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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