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Fisherman's Cottage Restaurant

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Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3642
18:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Central location, quaint surroundings and top quality food- this place has charm and character . There was a log fire as winter sets in and great atmosphere. We had dips for starter - enough to share , muscles in wine and vegetables, and a stunning butternut squash and chick pea curry with generous portions one of the real attractions. Good... More 

Thank Andrew D
Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely quaint spot for a romantic dinner. Malta pudding is a must! Close to harbour ..an old fisherman cottage

Thank laing67
Stockholm, Sweden
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small place, about 20 tables , so book well in advance if you like a table. The food is really fresh and they have a blackboard with relly nice surprices. I know that this is a fish restaurant but we had an amazing rabbit dish for main. The prices are really great for the quality they serve.... More 

Thank carpediemgolfer
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We turned up here (it was one of the places in Hermanus Emma had wanted to go), not having booked and sceptical we would get a table but the table outside (it was a lovely warm night), by the restaurant door had just been vacated - the table we would have wanted had we booked. And the evening just carried... More 

Thank Timothy John D
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat outside on a chilly eve but got blankets! Had a lovely meal and an amazing pudding that was set alight ! The owner was lovely and she had time to talk to us , lovely place would definitely eat there again.

Thank 29alison
Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is simple but delicious. The calamari started are outstanding. Melva Pudding with warm custard perfect. Generous portions so had 3 starters !

Thank Henry T
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a quick dinner here last night.For starters we shared the snook smoor.Wow what a taste .My mains was Calamari and grilled hake.Best ever!We will return again and again.Cosy and warm setting.

Thank Duran P
Hermanus, South Africa
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421 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for Sunday lunch and were very pleased with the quality of the food - nicely prepared and very tasty - and the very friendly service. The rather quaint setting leads to a nice atmosphere and we had a thoroughly good experience.

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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building of this restaurant is old but historical. We have been here many times as we love the fresh seafood that this restaurant is serving. Even the french fries are amazing. Service is friendly and professional. Recommend the fish curry.

Thank jost21800
Sandton, South Africa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose a Wednesday evening for the fresh mussels and they were excellent. We ate indoors as the weather was windy and the little place was really buzzing. You must book at one of 2 sittings, they take your orders and the food all comes out together. Highly reccomended

Thank Glynnandjill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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
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 and Tuesdays- Dinner Only (18:00-21:00)
Wednesday - Saturday Lunch (12:00-15:00)and Dinner (18:00-21:00)
Sunday - Lunch Only (12:00-15:00)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?