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Fisherman's Cottage

Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3642
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood curry” (52 reviews)
“roti” (10 reviews)
“calamari” (60 reviews)
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy little restaurant in Hermanus, Full of locals as well as visitors but definitely full and for good reason. Good food. good service and great food, Very relaxed with easy going staff and management who are happy to chat.

1  Thank TDR905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very particular location, good fish food. Service is very very good. If you are around Hermanus I recommend to have lunch or dinner here

Thank stefano m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a real gem and well worth a visit! the seafood is incredible and Aton and team really make you feel so welcome. This is a bucket list item for Hermanus.

Thank jameskH8041DP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic staff, fresh seafood and a historical setting in the heart of hermanus. The home made naan bread with the seafood curry is to die for! Highly recommend!

Thank KAPiper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are after the most DELISH FISH then Fishermans is your spot! Best restaurant for friends and family to meet over a beer or a bottle of wine to chat the night away! Dont forget the Fish! Yummoooo!!!!

Thank lizziekennedy81
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read a lot about Fisherman's cottage and was quite excited about a seafood meal after a few days of game meat and curries. The restaurant has indoor seating and then an outdoor covered area. The meal was a bit disappointing for me. I...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner and had a very nice experience. Unpretentious, lovely atmosphere, very cosy on a winters’ night. Food was very good, fresh ingredients used. Service was good. There are many alternatives if you do not want seafood. It is most probably advisable to...More

Thank PierreZA
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The Fisherman’s Cottage was busy, and that’s how we picked it for dinner (after google maps directed us in the general direction). The food was Delicious, and the portions were generous. Even though my husband does not like Calamari, he appreciated it here as it...More

Thank Smallwrld
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We visit this restaurant often . We have ordered & enjoyed the Bouillabaise , the curry , the fish . The menu changes regularly .The food is excellent as well as the service.

Thank trixieshap
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

The location is great. Fireplace inside that really help for the cold. Waiters are friendly. Different options on menu.

Thank sunshine197506
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simon f
November 6, 2016|
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Response from JJN29 | Reviewed this property |
Just seen this. Ideal I would have thought.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 3642
  • E-mail
The Fishermans Cottage is a small and intimate restaurant set in the Old Harbour Village of Hermanus. Owners Anton,Nicole (& Sascha) and their small team, welcome their guests to experience fresh Fish and Seafood served with energy and love.A few delicious Meat and Vegetarian options are also available with a local Wine List reflecting the beautiful wines of our region. Open: Monday to Thursday- Dinner Only (17:00-21:00) Friday and Saturday Lunch and Dinner (12:00-21:00).
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