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Cafe 1904 Restaurant

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A dream came true for Johan & Endria when Café 1904 Restaurant opened its doors on the 1st of April 2017 Its in this little aquainted restaurant where the pure art of food PREPARING and PRESENTATION can be found. "We Love Nature . we love people we love food... WE HAVE A PASSION FOR LIFE. "We are busy... very busy..." but this couple is never too busy to meet their guests and spend time with them.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $151
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice meal very attentive service . I love it when you can see customer service written all over. This restaurant explains every detail and is quick to proactively clarify aspects of the menu. Food is very good well presented I had the seafood curry...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank brigitteb911
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent menu with very good service. Food very tasty and served in good time..Price reasonable. Lovely old building gives cosy atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank malaga210511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in Hermanus personally overseen by Endria who was a charming host. We both had the Thai bisque to start with which was delightful, if a little small in portion. However the size of the helping was made up for in the main courses...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chanced upon this restaurant and were persuaded to use it by the owner, who was very friendly and extolled its virtues. We were not disappointed. However, the service was very slow, perhaps we were unlucky. It is the only restaurant I have been to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Martin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, this ‘locals’ favourite’ was cosy and welcoming. Menus were written on blackboards, brought round by a server - starters, mains and wines on different boards. Known for its seafood, we thought that ordering this in Hermanus would be foolproof. Sadly, not the case. The...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Zantino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1904 is a small, cosy restaurant, in the heart of Hermanus. The owner extends a warm welcome to all diners and her wait staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The food is very good and we had an enjoyable evening

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, friendly service, great settings, we had springbock carpaccio, seared tuna and linguine as a dessert 😀. Was amazingly good.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Dahu71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with my wife here, we didn’t reserve a table, but that was not a problem. Friendly staff , The food was very tasten and good, esspecially the chickenlivers!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Nicolas N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice experience. Very small cozy restaurant with attention to detail. food and wine selections plentiful.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank timm1203
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! We were recommended by a passer by to visit a fish/seafood restaurant, however, once I’d spied 1904 it instantly attracted me to visit.... we were not disappointed! As you walk in you feel like the place gives you a Groot hug, so welcoming. The...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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