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US$4 - US$90
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Seafood, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb evening dining experience. Food all home cooked and personalised for each guest. Superb selection of fish and meat and very attentive team to make a very special evening

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very lovely restaurant in Hermanus. The dinner was just amazing and the staff was so friendly and welcoming. We would recommend to everyone!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 15 May 2022

Went out for supper with my fiance to Café 1904 (date night). Had 40 day aged rump steak and Linguini seafood pasta. Best steak in town. Seafood pasta an absolute delicacy. The interaction with the owners Johan & Endria was warm, loving and non-intrusive (which...is a rare find balance). Thank you for making our date night so memorable ❤ OUR NEW FAVORITEMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 24 April 2022

Quite simply one of the best, not just in Hermanus but in South Africa. A hidden gem that I don’t really want anyone else to know about.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2022

Wow !!!! thank you Rommel

Reviewed 16 April 2022

The food in this small restaurant running by the owners Johan and Endria was excellent, the service perfect and the location is extremely nice. One can see and feel that Endria and Johan are living their dream, Endria always had an eye on her guests...and time for a little talk. We felt very much welcomed. It was a lovely experience we do not want to miss. We had dinner in Cafe 1904 twice and it was the best out of six other restaurants we had dinner during our stay in Hermanus.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2022

From Johan & Endria and the crew of Cafe 1904 in Hermanus.. thank you so much.... we really appreciate

Reviewed 11 April 2022 via mobile

There is only one Word for this Restaurant: Delicious! We loved the atmosphere and the cook is a pro, all the menues were very good!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2022

Thank you Jam it is the biggest reward for us when people leave the restaurant fullfilled.

Reviewed 7 April 2022 via mobile

Visited this restaurant 3 times recently, and the reception, the food and the service couldn't be faulted. In my opinion, the best restaurant in Hermanus.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Endria P, Owner at Cafe 1904 Restaurant Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2022

What a pleasure to see guests leaving our restaurant happy and satisfied..... what a privilege to receive such a good rating. Thank you Dave

Reviewed 19 March 2022 via mobile

Absolute perfect hosts and perfect location. Fantastic food that you don't have to wait hours for, even though the restaurant was busy. Fantastic service from the waitresses. Endria sees to it that you become part of the café 1904 family. What a lovely experiance.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 13 March 2022

Best experience I had in a long time! Food fantastic Hospitality fantastic Cosy Good selection of food and wine, good service

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 12 March 2022

Family owned and run, fresh ingredients, varied fish and meat menu, Good wine list, friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2022
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9 February 2022|
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Response from endriap | Property representative |
Hi Adel Cafe 1994 is situated underneath a huge 300 year Eucalyptus tree which forms an ambrella over this historical cottage. Our guests enjoying the cool breeze from the sea on this terrace area night and day. The big roll... More
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CAFE 1904 WILL BE OPEN ON MONDAY EVENING 14 FEB for Valentines DAY. Normally we are closed on Mondays except for special occasions and Public Holidays
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Cafè 1904 Restaurant Hermanus is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5