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“A very swish dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Seafood at the Marine - CLOSED

Seafood at the Marine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary, Fusion, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: True to its name, SeaFood at The Marine's menu offers guests a seafood menu showcasing the ethically sourced local ingredients that the Overberg region has to offer.
Kildare, Ireland
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67 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“A very swish dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2011

My husband and I ate here on a Sunday night in July, so we were lucky we didn't need a reservation, but in high season, I would definitely ring ahead. It was a wonderful evening, from the cocktails in the bar to the knowledgable and helpful staff, and of course the excellent food. Like a few other reviewers, I would rate the fish and chips quite highly. Go on, spoil yourselves ;)

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank lilywhite26
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Probably the finest seafood restaurant in Hermanus”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2011

The seafood restaurant forms part of the Marine Hotel. It is smart, bright and comfortable with an unobtrusive open plan kitchen. The music is quiet and the ambience very pleasant. First impressions were excellent. We ordered fish soup which we thought was as good as any we had recently eaten in France. It was served with the usual garlic mayonnaise 'Rouille' with crisp thin toast. For the main course we chose Norwegian Salmon. This was cooked to perfection and was served with a small portion of properly cooked fresh vegetables. The fish was obviously cut from the middle part of the salmon and was of excellent quality. For desert I had a most attractive looking sliced strawberry tart with creme patissiere and my partner chose the chocolate fondant which was specially cooked. This was served with ice cream. We decided to have coffee in the hotel lounge. This too has been refurbished and is very attractive with comfortable sofas, white and yellow scatter cushions, interesting lighting, bright flowers. It opens on to the verandah which has lovely views over the bay. The price of the three course meal was R230 per person which is remarkably good value, especially for a Relais Chateaux Hotel. We could not recommend it highly enough.

  • Visited July 2011
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3 Thank Roger312659
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Dunblane
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Excellent dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2011

We dined here during our recent stay in Hermanus and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The hotel is centrally located, so we were able to walk from our Guest House. We enjoyed very reasonably priced cocktails and freshly made canapes in the hotel's sumptuous lounge, where we were able to peruse the menu at our leisure. Once we had finished our drinks and our starters had been prepared, we were shown through to our table. The whole meal was excellent, with the emphasis on seafood. Service was both friendly and efficient.. Two courses for two of us with wine plus pre-dinner cocktails and gratuities was a snip at around £65. Go on, treat yourselves.

  • Visited February 2011
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Thank Phantomfoodie
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Leicester
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Highly recommended with excellent service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2011

We dined at the seafood at Marine on our visit ti Hermanus, For starters I had the Snoek Pate and my wife had the Prawns. We both had the rich mans fish and chips. The service was second to none and everything was faultless. As other reviewers have suggested the restaurant does lack atmosphere but we would certainly visit again. I had wine and my wife had a Strawberry Daquiri, we also had a bottle of water and the bill was below £50.00.

  • Visited March 2011
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Thank Bunny-W
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Gennes, France
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Incredible value for money”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2010

We has an excellent dinner last month at the Seafood at the Marine. The service was great, the decor extremly pleasing and the food superb not only in terms of quality but also presentation and quantity. We were further surprised when we got our bill as we had cocktails, wine with our meal and sweet wine with our dessert, overall it worked out at less than 50 US$ per person. In a Relais & Chateau, this is an absolute bargain. Highly recommended and may be next time we return, we may even stay at the hotel. The location is excellent.

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Thank PascalJG
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