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The Milkwood

Beach Road | Onrus Beach, Hermanus, Overstrand 7201, South Africa
+27 28 316 1516
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“pork belly” (11 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Beach Road | Onrus Beach, Hermanus, Overstrand 7201, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

A relaxed atmosphere with amazing beach views from the deck. We went for breakfasts while staying nearby and were never disappointed. The service was friendly and the coffee was great!

Thank KeriThomson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been to Onrus before, what a magical little place! After my daily dog walks along the ocean, I could stop in for coffee, with all my dogs, or stay for breakfast. Food was great, coffee excellent, and super friendly service. With the...More

Thank Moon_beamed
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this place by Kirsti of the M hotel who also occasionally works there. Well it delivered in spades! Great fish and chips, chilled reasonably price wine and a chef who actually came out of the kitchen to see if we were enjoying...More

Thank Davidbignose!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friday 20th we booked for dinner. Restaurant is warm and cosy. Waiters are knowledgeable. Menu is varied. I am a vegetarian and when I requested just vegetables, the waitress, maitre ' d and chef went the extra mile to ensure that I got a very...More

Thank Dana Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was staying at a nearby Hotel and had two really good experiences at Milkwood. Excellent service, varied and interesting menu and reasonably priced.

Thank gordonba
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Restuarant offers fine dining as well as informal meals overlooking main beach at Onrus, Hermanus. Light lunch, good local craft beer and safe beach for children (lagoon swimming). Had a great beef burger (others had tasty curry and also fresh fish). Also later ordered a...More

Thank Vernon V
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

One of my favourate places ... service in cape area in general is really poor .. not sure if its the culture .. ive had to force myself to accept capes general poor service. My visit here was ok service .. but it remains ones...More

Thank Michael d
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We had different starters and all were excellent. For main course we ordered three times the line fish which was pan fried cod with vegetables. One of us had Laksa, which was not fully up to his expectation, because it was made with Spaghetti and...More

Thank degraeju556
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Very poor service, waited very very very long for our food and it was tasteless! I would not go back very soon not if it is the only Restaurant in the era. Cleaning is also not a very big priority for them they have a...More

1  Thank JohnWilliamCloete
Reviewed March 30, 2018

The beauty of its location is that one can have a delightful meal with great wine and enjoy Indian ocean views. I had peaceful family dinner at Milkwood with very nice Fairview Chenin Blanc - crisp medium-bodied palate, lively acidity. Refreshing! 30% of wine was...More

Thank Elene_Bu
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JustGoAfrica
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Anali T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, while sitting there the owner stormed out, had a huge verbal argument with the staff and she kicked the water bucket so hard it flew up water spilling everywhere all over her patrons legs and feet! Had indigestion all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | Onrus Beach, Hermanus, Overstrand 7201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus  >  Onrus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 316 1516
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Description
Set on the beautiful shores of Onrus Beach, here at The Milkwood we have spectacular views with delicious food to match. Come and join us during the day for a yummy breakfast or scrumptious lunch, or sit at the bar enjoying some Tapas with a cocktail or local craft beer. In the evening our seasonal dinner menu and specially selected wine list will ensure you have a truly special experience with us.
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