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LB Seafood Bistro on the Bay

Market Square Street and Marine Drive | 26/27, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3611
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (232 reviews)
“tuna” (59 reviews)
“prawn curry” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Sushi, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square Street and Marine Drive | 26/27, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a couple and had a seaview table.Excellent view of old harbour which were complimented by good sushi as a starter.Huge portion and freshly prepared.The mains of Prawns and Searded Tuna was excellent and well worth the money spend.Well prized.The xreme...More

Thank Nico S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently visited LB for dinner. We thought we'd have a bit of a "Tapas" thing - so tried lots of different starters - all were amazing! If you want sushi in Hermanus - it's the best place in town as far...More

Thank pottingshedaccom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a number of times over the years but this was the first time for lunch. We were given an excellent table on the right side of the restaurant, giving us a good view of Walkerbay , as requested. The service...More

Thank Catherine040
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the seared tuna which was delicious and a seafood platter. Fantastic mussels, prawns, squid and hake. Enough for a family!

Thank gillferg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Saturday evening having booked a table mid afternoon. We were very well looked after by Patricia and really enjoyed our fish cake starter followed by a seafood platter for two, which was delicious.

Thank ian_gayward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes life takes a surreal turn, as it did for us at LB Seafood Bistro on a wet, windy night in November. We didn't book ahead but the very helpful manager offered us a table in the bar upstairs (great views, I suspect when the...More

Thank PTB46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resaurant is well situated on the sea front with a great view on the Ocean. Think you need a reservation as we arrived and the restaurant was full ! Extensive menu and the food is very good, and served by very helpful and professional...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had a good reportation, good menu, looked like a exellent staff. But it was overcrouded, tiny Space between the Chairs. The waiter had to much to do. To much waiting-time, taken some wrong order,. The Food was good, but all the noise, the bissyness,...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view, great vibe and a delicious selection of some the finest seafood in the area. The Tune Steak (their signature dish) is a total must. Prices are very reasonable although it can get a little hot upstairs on a barmy night.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here on our day trip to Hermanus - recommended by our driver. Small second floor dining room with simple, pleasant decor and good view of the bay. We had a small window side table which was wonderful, it being a bright sunny day...More

Thank paxa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square Street and Marine Drive | 26/27, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa (Formerly Lemon Butta Hermanus)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 3611
  • E-mail
Lemon Butta is one of Hermanus' best-loved restaurants, boasting the best sushi, delicious seafood and perfect grills. With breathtaking views of the entire Bay, it is also one of the best places for whale watching!
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