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Cafe 1904 Restaurant

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82 a Main Street | Western Cape, Hermanus, Overstrand 2700, South Africa
+27 82 564 6096
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (6 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
18:00 - 23:00 Hours
Diner, Fusion, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
82 a Main Street | Western Cape, Hermanus, Overstrand 2700, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is really a bit hidden in comparison to the other ones, but the staff is friendly and answers all your questions. The prices are too high for a "cheap restaurant". We had two meals (fish of the day and a mix of three...More

Thank marcus270585
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cafe 1904 after reading positive reviews. The space is quite small but it has a very nice atmosphere. The service by ‘Goodmore’ was excellent and the food was superb but the bill was the highest we’ve had in South Africa and I’m not...More

Thank Felipe59
Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear friends Thank you so much for your very positive review about our food service and restaurant. We looking forward having you back. We really appreciate comment on trip advisor . Thank you once again for your visit. We surely remember you and enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We searched for places to eat online , came across good reviews of this place and realised it was just around the corner from our hotel. My wife had pork belly which she said was excellent, I had steak which was very good. We had...More

Thank Terry J
Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Terry what a good word of acknowledgment that we appreciate so much. The passion love and hard work that we put in is to thrive make it worth spending a penny or pound from our dear clients. Like the saying on our wall says...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped there for lunch. Quiet Café with a little porch on the backside of the building. I had Mozambique prawns, which were fresh and excellent. Will be there again!

Thank Peter E
Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Peter It was a pleassure having you at Cafe 1904 and more pleassure seeing you enjoying your prawns! Hope to have you back soon! Endria & Johan

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Whether you are a meat or fish lover this restaurant has a varied and interesting menu. Open less than a year but already making their mark in Hermanus. Excellent value. Quite large portionsMore

Thank davidandmarykent
Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David & Mary .... thank you for valuating Cafe 1904 as 'excellent'. We love our new beginning, we love our growing and we love offering soulfood to our dear clients who become our dear friends. Thank you for your interest and comment. Cafe 1904...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I’m not one to write reviews for every restaurant I had visited... But I have to mention this restaurant is a hidden gem in Hermanus! Tuck away in the corner right behind the Whale museum next to Fisherman’s cottage you can enjoy your dinner under...More

Thank Axl M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Small cute and intimate. Service exellent and owner was very active and friendly. I had the seafood basket filled with fish prawns and calamari crispy hand cut chips on the side. A friend had the Steak burger and chips Delicious home made patty hand cut...More

Thank roymtjoy
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Tucked away this extraordinary restaurant is well worth the search. We arrived unannounced soon after six and we're immediately offered a table for two and made very welcome indeed. A light early meal was what we were after so I opted for the rump steak...More

Thank shlossy
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful meal, such a lovely waiter who explained all of the dishes to us. Fresh fish and the prawns were amazing!! Highly recommend . The best meal so far of our SAfrican trip !

Thank TollyD
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Varied menu. Staff and owners very attentive. Portions are large and more than enough for even the most healthy appetite. Relaxed atmosphere and overall good value for money. Will certainly go back for another visit.

Thank Lanner48
Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your very positive opinion and review. Its allways a pleasure to see a client leaving happy and satisfied. Waiting to be at your service soon again. Johan & Endria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 a Main Street | Western Cape, Hermanus, Overstrand 2700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 82 564 6096
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A dream came true for Johan & Endria when Café 1904 Restaurant opened its doors on the 1st of April 2017 Its in this little aquainted restaurant where the pure art of food PREPARING and PRESENTATION can be found. "We Love Nature . we love people we love food... WE HAVE A PASSION FOR LIFE. "We are busy... very busy..." but this couple is never too busy to meet their guests and spend time with them.
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