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LB Seafood Bistro on the Bay

Market Square St. | Shop 26/27 Village Square, Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3611
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (228 reviews)
“tuna” (56 reviews)
“oysters” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Market Square St. | Shop 26/27 Village Square, Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

A revisit after our first time in Hermanus 4 years ago. Our table had a great view over the old harbour and a sunset. One starter of prawn tempura California rolls saw four sushi pieces served with lots of pickled ginger and fiery wasabi, the...More

Thank ruthpowell6
Reviewed January 19, 2016

Very long overdue review for a fantastic restaurant! My husband and I were only in Hermanus for one night and chose Lemon Butta on recommendation from a South African friend. We were highly impressed with South African restaurants throughout our whole trip and Lemon Butta...More

Thank Ceylan G
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We have been holidaying in Hermanus for a week.We have been to Lemon Butta four times, three times for dinner and once for sushi at lunch.Each meal was excellent,good service even when it is extremely busy, the fish is always cooked to perfection.The Sushi was...More

Thank Rochelle410
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We visited this Restaurant in January 2016, most probably one of the peak months. Althought no reservations was done we were seated close to the sliding door overlooking the sea and enjoying the cool breeze and sea view. Food and service very good. Keep it...More

Thank funza2015
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We arrived at Lemon Butta looking forward to a nice meal as it had been recommended to us...but sadly it left us a bit disappointed. The service was okay, but not very attentive. We had to wait quite a considerable time before being given menus...More

Thank Jemma B
Reviewed January 17, 2016

We had a recommendation from our b& b owner to eat here. It was packed when we arrived on a weekdsy eveming-a good sign. Would recommemd making a booking. Both of us had excellent meals

Thank Iain S
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Had a beautiful meal of Line Fish (Yellowtail) that night poached in ginger, chili and coriander served on a bed of Jasmine Rice, Tempura Prawns to start, all delicious. The only complaint of this restaurant is the noise level, very very noisy and couldn't hear...More

Thank 450kate
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and service you will not be disappointed Sushi fresh and inviting I had the special seared tuna with black sesame seeds yum yum Topped off with a nice bottle of red Warwick First Lady Amazing!!!

Thank Lainey0401
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Had dinner here twice with friends. Modern, busy place. Nice friendly staff. The highlight is the food..really good, especiially the sashimi. Certainly worth a visit or more. Enjoy. Great view too.

Thank freetogotravel
Reviewed January 14, 2016

You always get good value for money and great food BUT it is too noisy-you cannot have an proper conversation Maybe they should do something about the acoustics

Thank isavw2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 St. | Shop 26/27 Village Square, Marine Drive, 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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