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Fisherman's Cottage

Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3642
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood curry” (54 reviews)
“calamari” (62 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed today

Great grub, staff and atmosphere! Not fussy, easy dress code and was well recommended by a local so be advised to book!

Thank jan a
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had higher expectation: the selection of wines and my food respected it, instead food of my husband not. The rice, side dish of the line fish plate, was too overcooked, as it would be cooked together with that of our table neighbors, but served...More

Thank Giulia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A cosy setting in an historic building. The facilities are a bit rustic but the ambience and the menu more than make up for it. I enjoyed the way the seafood was prepared - honouring the basic flavor and not overpowering with too many sauces...More

Thank Neil O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third dinner at this great little restaurant. I highly recommend reservations. Our server was very helpful and directed us to the raw oysters - which are better than ours in Florida. We had the divine calamari and the pork belly - both...More

3  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant during an afternoon stroll and decided to book for that evening. On arrival the restaurant was packed and we thought we may struggle to have a great 'couples' meal however we were seated and immediately got talking to another couples...More

Thank 19Jules72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One Marine Drive hotel booked dinner for us which we were not disappointed with Calamari for starters (amazing), fish curry for main (amazing), Great wine and Barry is excellent x he can recommend a dish and tell you how it’s prepared A must 🥂🥂

Thank PPeeling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much privacy so nice for a group of friends or year-end function. This is a seafood restaurant - the prawns tempura had to be dipped into a lot of sauce to get any flavour and the main course kob/kabeljauw without taste too. I have...More

Thank Tockus2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a great evening with very delicious food accompanied with good wines. The crayfish was awesome and part of the daily recommendation. A very good value for money! A must visit during your stay at Hermanus. Keep in mind to reserve a table...More

Thank TravelTobiJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly service and top well priced food. Fish and chips great - nice light batter. Fantastic at accommodating our allergies too.

Thank lukedjones99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a meal there one evening and we enjoyed our meals.I had Cajun prawns which were great.My 3 friends had fish .One of of friends found fish slightly overdone but on the whole food is great

Thank theresaeastwood
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abie s
11 September 2018|
Response from gozo217 | Reviewed this property |
‫A bit more expensive but worth while‬
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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
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  • 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Main and Harbour Road | Fisherman's Village, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  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).
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