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The Pavilion

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Marine Drive | The Marine, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Marine Drive | The Marine, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great everything, from starters to mains to dessert and presented beautifully. Lovely clean décor, great staff and a definite must do when in Hermanus.

Thank Fomc
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2015

hank you for your positive feedback. Please join us again soon for another hearty meal. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stylish hotel restaurant on the front over looking Walker Bay where the Southern Right whales come in in August. Food leaning towards French cuisine with an amuse bouche and good, not too large menu, and petit foures. Line fish was cabbyo (cabillaud?) and unsurprisingly, turned...More

Thank Bruce B
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

Sounds like a great time had by all and congratulations on the 80th celebration. The fish you had was a Kabeljou or Cob in English. A delicious firm table fish. Looking forward to welcoming you back for the 81st. Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited this restaurant with friends for a birthday celebration and had a wonderful evening. The waiter who served our cocktails in the bar could not have been more helpful, and he was charming and made us feel very welcome indeed. We all had three...More

Thank theresaMary47
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

What a wonderful review and I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Repeat clientele is a story in itself and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed March 12, 2015

I've eaten at The Pavilion on more than one occasion ... the food, ambience and service is good, and The Marine in general is a great place for a special evening out in Hermanus. Tonight's dinner was no exception, and while the food & drinks...More

Thank Riaan71
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal but distressed to hear about the mistake on your bill. I assure you that it was an innocent mistake, one that has been brought up and dealt with since this happened. Our reputation is one of honesty...More

Reviewed March 8, 2015

We arranged a reservation at this hotel restaurant from the UK by email. We were not dissappointed as the quality of service and the ambience were second to none. It is recommend to arrive a little early and take cocktails in the bar lounge with...More

Thank Peter H
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Indeed we believe we are the finest restaurant in Hermanus and strive to serve the freshest ingredients in an imaginative way. Hope to see you again soon Warm regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed February 26, 2015

Start with the amazingly cheap cocktails in the bar, then enjoy wonderful service, food and ambience of a 5 star hotel with beautifully presented food, fine wines and finish with a coffee and cognac ( 20 rand!) . Book in advance, its also an occasion...More

Thank TodgeProvence_France
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

You clearly enjoyed your evening and thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had the tasting menu with wine-paring, which we can recommend. An outstanding dinner served in a luxury atmosphere.

Thank Palle L
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

Our tasting menu is definitely first class and I am delighted that you enjoyed the evening with us. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had the Christmas Day dinner here, a tasting menu which was accompanied by a very nice wine from the cellar. Food was great and the service was super. Highly recommended if you can spend a bit more. The dress code is strict but we...More

Thank Per N
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

Delighted that you joined us for our special occasion dinner. Our diners traditionally dress up for these functions but we are generally very relaxed on dress code. I hope to see you with us again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed January 5, 2015

At the time of making the reservation, the the Hotel Website did not appear to function correctly. I decided to send an email also. This resulted in 3 requests for the same reservation. Despite, the initial restaurant reservation confirmation was for the incorrect of the...More

Thank olivermarnitz
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2015

I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us in The Pavilion but apologise for the technical issues you had with our online booking system. This has now been rectified. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

Reviewed December 8, 2014

I could not have asked for a more suitable restaurant to celebrate our engagement. I have not eaten food with such explosive flavor and interesting combinations. Great service!!!

Thank SuperTravelTeacher
hamishhofmeyr, General Manager at The Pavilion, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2014

Thank you for your amazing comment and congrats on the engaement. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Hamish Hofmeyr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$26 - $52
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive | The Marine, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1000
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Description
The Pavilion offers views of the awe-inspiring Walker Bay. This view, complimented by the contemporary decor, adds an additional dimension to this unique dining experience. Together these elements, combined with a unique and well-stocked floating wine cellar, create the ideal platform for the constantly evolving cuisine. Here The Marine chefs create modern fare that is influenced by local and international cuisine trends and the seasons. The menu - designed by The Collection's award-winning Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff and his team - places significant emphasis on fresh produce from local green-friendly suppliers, and this gives The Pavilion the ability to showcase an unforgettable taste of Walker Bay and the Overberg Region. Charming service and an award-winning wine list ensure that The Pavilion continually delights guests from around the world.
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