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Bientang's Cave


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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
$7 - $30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We met local friends here for lunch and were sat right by the sea in front of the cave. Great spot. We all had the fish of the day which was as good and fresh as you would expect. Plus a lovely bottle of Creation...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Rubybirkenhead
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I both had an excellent meal at this restaurant. The service was very good and the location of the restaurant is gorgeous. I have no hesitation in recommending it.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank christineyvr2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend. Princess was a super waitress. Right on the rocks with waves breaking metres away. Tasty seafood and lovely wine. Will be back!

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank veraverriding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended this place for lunch by hosts in our guest house. We phoned ahead and asked for a table on the sea front and weren’t disappointed. Great views - photo attached - and the service was excellent (thank you Princess 👍). Food was good...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank ADWL71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for a casual lunch and we were delighted with the quality of the fresh fish. This has always been a place to visit for its fantastic location but this time it was so much more

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank ronaldy410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. The location unreal. The price reasonable. My friends from Italy were blown away!

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank mariomarchio777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quite difficult to access but worth it food is uninspiring , and wife had under cooked Hake. would not return.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank mauriceanthony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing restaurant set in the caves with spectacular views. The weather in Hermanus wasn't at its best during our entire stay, so what a lovely place to while away a few hours eating and drinking. Throws were provided and the fires were...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank vic278
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, predominately sea food, very friendly staff, amazing place for a restaurant, its a defo must visit this one, Can't fault it, highly recommend it.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing gem with the most delicious seafood. The view is spectacular. The staff were absolutely amazing and the service excellent. Don’t be lazy to take the steps down. It is an absolute a must when visiting Hermanus.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Sherill70
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