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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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“mussels” (63 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
“beef curry” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, 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

This little gem lies smack bang in the middle of town on Lem's Corner. The restaurant/bar is still one of the oldest Fisherman's Cottages in town and in mint condition and has a lovely atmosphere. Good experience. The food and service is good. Within walking...More

Thank elsabejansevanrensbu
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an early dinner here one night - and noticed that the tables filled up pretty quickly. It was nice and warm with a wood stove next to us. We had the fish of the day (really good), and a special on the backboard...More

Thank Go55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. The positive reviews were all that they claimed to be. We spent a very rainy day in Hermanus, and did not see a whale during our stay. We opted to go out to a fun dinner, and this...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is an interesting array of various fish dishes and cape Malay curries done in the chefs local twist. The servers are very convincing on their special's which did not disappoint at all. Great ambience especially with friends. Definitely going to be one of...More

Thank Johnno0908
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean plates from start to finish. Our waiter was phenomenal, the ambience was extremely warm and welcoming, the food was divine, and so full of flavour and my partner who has an allergy to most seafoods still had one of the best meals he's ever...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Following Trip Advisor's info we had Lunch at Fisherman's Cottage. Its a nice small cozy Restaurant in am old and interesting Building. Service was excellent and the food was great. Inside it was a bit cold at this time of the year but when the...More

Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The food is always amazing. There menu changes constantly, but the favorites stay. The staff, literally all the staff are amazing. To visit Hermanus and not eat at Fishermans is a sin.

Thank CobusStander
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The Fishermans Cottage is without doubt exceptional, especially on a cold winters night - it's very cosy and warm, with a fire in the background adding to the charm. The food is excellent, obviously based around seafood - unfortunately they had run out of mussels...More

Thank Howzit_CT
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The very best fish and chips I have ever had! Bar none! And what a nice atmosphere! The menu is fantastic and the staff really friendly. We will definitely be back. What a gem!

Thank Yellowblood
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Another one of those places we always visit when in Hermanus. The food is really great, home made and delicious. Staff are always very friendly. On most occasions we end up making new friends with fellow dinners.

Thank Nicky H
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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$24
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
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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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