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Bientang's Cave

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene
About
This International award winning destination venue is the most unique restaurant setting in the world. Created out of an authentic, cave previously inhabited by a Koi Strandloper of the same name, the restaurant spills out onto the oceans rocks of Walker Bay in Hermanus, where Whale Watching is the preferred local pass-time. The rustic charm and natural ambiance of the cave and it's surroundings is a delight to all our patrons with many returning year after year to sample the delights of Bientang's Cave. With an abundance of sea and bird life as well as Dassies for company, this exquisite setting is heightened by the freshest seafood and an award winning wine list (Diners Club Diamond Award
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A must visit venue. Bientang's Cave is a unique rustic restaurant with seating in the "Cave" area with roof cover or outside on the stoep area under the umbrellas. You may also opt for the even more casual hangout on the rocks where they have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TravelSnobb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We only stopped for one drink but stayed for 3 as it was so relaxing and mesmerising sat by the waves, we didn’t eat here as it was really busy but the food did smell amazing staff really good as they have to come quite...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank G4231DHkarenm
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is right in the rocks overlooking the ocean. Great views and casual. Food was good and location was down town.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Doug D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited but we did not eat or drink anything as we were not ready to do so. The location is wonderful and it looked like a really great place to have a drink and food. Just sorry weren’t ready to do so.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ArdMhacha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We understand Dec is busy in Hermanus but the other 11 places we visited didn't disappoint unfortunately we were ignored for 30 mins and I can't even tell you what their food or drinks are like because we left - you can't only rely on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WayneR1688
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot get a better veiw to have with your lunch :) absolutely amazing! The food was standard, but very over priced for what it was. Having said that this venue is all about the atmosphere and location. Would definitely reccomend a visit!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChrystalVink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Idea for informal family and friends. Menus suited for all with focus on seafood. The seafood platter is best. Kids have space to play. Easy walk from Harbour House Hotel

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Roelof T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I were so excited to go to go to Bientang's Cave and walked out extremely disappointed. The location is amazing, staff were nice.. but the food.. I wouldn't recommend going for the food. I ordered the seafood potjie, recommended by the waitress,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chanel N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told about Bientang's by a family member so wanted to experience it ourselves and were not disappointed. The location is obviously the key selling point at it is quite unique and beautiful. The meals were a little on the pricey side but the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Megan_Chittenden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love visiting this restaurant. It is a long walk down and maybe not for the elderly or disabled but wow once you are down the view and smell is breathtaking. If possible try to book a table as far down as possible to get the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ivanda V
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