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Lemon Butta Hermanus

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Shop 24/25 Village Square | Shop 26/27 Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food and service was excellent! Great waiter. Beautiful view of the water from the table. The sushi chef is not there in the afternoon, so if you want sushi go there for dinner. And sadly, no WIFI. Overall a pleasant experience .

Thank AyeshaSuli
Florida Keys, Florida
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a local tuna fish special, absolutely delicious . Service was great too. We looked out on to the sea front amazing

Thank Lindsay F
Cape Town, South Africa
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

our second visit and once again a delicious meal. tuna a good choice . excellent service . thoroughly recommend

Thank toddymillard
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good nothing exceptional although I am form Cape Town where I find the food very good above a certain price bracket. My prawn curry was R150 and was enough for a 2 year old. Tasty yet a starter in size./

Thank gioa2015
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Day peeps So we were at the Marine Hotel, but we were craving some sushi and we popped in by Lemon Butter for some sushi and my oh my! Right place, right time, perfect setup, on the beach front, amazing Buzzzzzz and the Sushi was amazeballs!! To say the least... I was impressed with the Craft beer on offer... More 

Thank Kaydsmith
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has an amazing view of the ocean. This was my second visit to the restaurant (went there last year as well when we stayed in Hermanus), and although the food is still very good, it is more expensive than I remember. Staff were friendly and welcoming. We were very happy with the service. Will eat there again next... More 

Thank Kenny & Bianca V
Reston, Virginia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Hermanus to see the whales. Unfortunately, despite what the guidebooks say, they don't come until August, and we did not see any of the southern right whales for which Hermanus is so famous. Fortunately, seafood is always in season on South Africa's southern coast. And we tasted the best the country has to offer at Lemon Butta restaurant.... More 

Thank JusticeTwo
Elgin, South Africa
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biggest variety of speciality seafood dishes in Hermanus. Beautifully presented, delicious , generous portions. Wonderfull vibe , very capable friendly waiters. The Baby Kingklip and Prawn Curry outstanding. Will definitely return.

Thank Pieter R
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The salmon I ordered was perfect. The staff is okay and the atmosphere is good. The prices are not very cheap, but the view at the ocean is beautiful.

Thank Eline F
San francisco
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple food. Decent price compared to if you order the same thing in California.. Line fish was fresh. Entrees came with only one side. Not served with bread. Order the Halva- good tasting dessert!

Thank Dixie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Soups, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
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: Shop 24/25 Village Square | Shop 26/27 Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: 27283123611
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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