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Fisherman's Cottage Restaurant

Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3642
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (104 reviews)
“mussels” (59 reviews)
“roti” (9 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

We stumbled on this restaurant and made a reservation for that evening.We are glad we did as it is clearly really popular.The food was very good at reasonable prices.

Thank Farrercove
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very idyllic location, with amazing food. Recommended to make a reservation, as the restaurant is not very big, yet highly popular.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner at this very cozy restaurant, which is situated right in the middle of Hermanus city center. As we had made no reservation, we were offered a table at the bar, looking into the kitchen. And this certainly turned out to be the...More

Thank karinarosenkilde
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We hadn't booked and they found us a table in the bar next to the hustle and bustle of the kitchen. Delicious tender calamari and sardines as starters. Both excellent. Then cape salmon and a veggie curry for mains.... both, again really good quality and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We.hadn"t booked but they managed to find us a table in the bar area. It was snug and interesting to see the chefs working furiously in the kitchen! The service was very good and the food excellent. We would recommend this restaurant for it's food,...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent - simply excellent food - excellent staff, chef and great creative dishes - mouth watering

Thank sarahmarron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to walk in and get a table for two. Very busy and can see why. Food was delicious. Very nice feel to the place. Dessert was heavenly. Definitely recommend

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fiirst impressions are very imortant, to be berated for not booking and sitting down is a bad i.pression! Howevwe he waitress gets 100% and makes up for bad reception with good food and great service!

Thank 987adinab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started on the wrong foot with an irritating waiter with a long pony tail and tattoo who demanded if we have a booking in an empty restuarant. Things got better from there with a great Marrow bone starter and then an inspired sea food curry....More

Thank thebearj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recomended Fisherman's Cottage and it was an excellent choice. The accomodation is "rustic" but the food and service first class. Also happy to recommend.

Thank Scarybird
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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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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.
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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