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Fisherman's Cottage

Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3642
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So this place smashed the hearty, fresh food category. Beautiful, South African fish, serves with generous portions, definitely worth a visit. We had the seafood platter, which was delicious. The service was also first class, friendly attentive. The only downside was the lack of bathroom....More

Thank MirandaEastbury
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coming highly recommended maybe we were expecting too much. The setting is lovely and clearly it is a popular restaurant. The mussels I had as my main course were mediocre and nothing that was even slightly out of the ordinary had gone into the sauce....More

Thank ToMScotland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have booked well in advance, about two weeks based on popular reviews. Good reviews can sometimes be questionable to give an establishment a good rating, but a few reviews of late show something goes terribly wrong. First, the Bouillabaisse soup was lacking the ingredients...More

1  Thank Heinrich Z
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a superb meal in this lovely relaxed and 5 star service restaurant. Eric was our waiter and his knowledge of our food and recommendations made the meal for us. What a treat! Book early as they are busy out.

Thank Nev2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked this from the UK for our forthcoming trip to South Africa based on TripAdvisor reviews - and we weren't disappointed. From the outside during the day it looked doubtful! However in the evening our first impressions were proved to be totally wrong. We...More

Thank SooseW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked ahead and sat inside however a tad cold so take a jumper in winter months. The food was lovely - we had line fish of the day - and the service great. Reasonable priced food and drink. No loos so you have to use...More

1  Thank Starbarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mussels in white wine were absolutely dreadful and we were ill the whole night and half of the next day. They were dumped in front of us with small pieces of soft white bread and no plate to put the empty shells on. The...More

Thank DMRJohannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent evening out with friend for some incredible seafood and superb service levels. A very busy but small Restuarant that requires booking in advance if you wish to sit inside. Outside seating is first come first serve from 18h00. Great wines and a small...More

Thank Greg N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quirky restuarant and made a reservation when I looked at the menu and building online...so glad I did or I dont think we would have got a reservation. The atmosphere is lovely relaxed and friendly....with the background noise of happy guests eating.Staff friendly and make...More

Thank ncokey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long story short, mix up with booking about time and number of people, turned up and table was given away, owner (chef) called the hotel (they made the reservation) to check what is the problem. Either way they managed to accommodate us which was great....More

1  Thank Thadanim
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simon f
6 November 2016|
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Response from JJN29 | Reviewed this property |
Just seen this. Ideal I would have thought.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 3642
  • E-mail
The Fishermans Cottage is a small and intimate restaurant set in the Old Harbour Village of Hermanus. Owners Anton,Nicole (& Sascha) and their small team, welcome their guests to experience fresh Fish and Seafood served with energy and love.A few delicious Meat and Vegetarian options are also available with a local Wine List reflecting the beautiful wines of our region. Open: Monday to Thursday- Dinner Only (17:00-21:00) Friday and Saturday Lunch and Dinner (12:00-21:00) Sunday - Lunch Only (12:00-14:30)
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