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“Excellent”

Fisherman's Cottage
Ranked #4 of 114 Restaurants in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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)
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We visit Hermanus every year on our 6 week trip in South Africa and always have at least one evening meal at Fishermans Cottage. The food is excellent and the service is also excellent - Anthony always makes us feel so welcome. We had the best kingklip ever this time - fresh and cooked to perfection. We shall be back next February.

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Reviewed 25 March 2013

The sea food platter is to die for, the calamari tender (which isn't always the case elsewhere) and the front of house staff above average. We wished we had found the place earlier, but it is tucked away behind other restaurants and probably gets missed, which is a shame. Other restuarants on the front get the immediate attention, when people should look a little further back and will find a little gem. Maybe the owners need to put their minds to drawing people in from the front somehow. We would recommend it to anyone.

1  Thank Malcolm P
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

We dined here on our first night in Hermanus. We shared a delicious salad Nicoise as a starter & Mel had hake & I dined on delicious cabailou. The latter was much preferred.

We brought our own bottle of superb Thelema Merlot (no corkage) & finished by sharing a yummy malva pudding.

Service throughout was swift & friendly, a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

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1  Thank nicmeljones
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

This place has ruined fish soup for me forever as I don't think anything I've ever had in France could live up to this! For main we had the biggest platter of seafood too, but finished everything as it was so good. Great relaxed vibe, excellent suggestions on wine and really friendly service.

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

We had the seafood soup to start which was delicious and almost like a main course. The kingklip main was perfect. The service and wine were very good.

Thank richardmartyn
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