Restaurants in Hermanus
Hermanus boasts a plethora of great restaurants where you can gaze at Southern Right Whales that come to mate and calve in the secluded coves of the coastline while enjoying breakfast, lunch or an early dinner. Those that venture further afield will also be rewarded with a gorgeous Milkwood forest, countryside or wine farm setting curating thoughtful and fresh cuisine of a superior taste.
Dining in Hermanus is often an international affair. From Portuguese flavours, tapas bars and Asian fusion eateries to Belgium waffle joints, authentic Indian cuisine, Mediterranean, Italian and everything in between, Hermanus promises to excite and satisfy the fussiest taste buds.
Visitors can choose to experience the flavours from around the world or indulge in popular South African dishes at the country’s most loved family restaurants including favourite fish and chips and burger joints.
There is nothing more satisfying than a delicious meal to end off a morning or afternoon of sun, sea and salt or a hearty meal to celebrate a day of close encounters with some of nature’s giants, or a morning of outdoor adventuring at a wine farm or nature reserve. Mealtime is a celebration to be shared with the whole family, friends or as partners. Eating out in Hermanus is part of the holiday experience and a great way to soak up the atmosphere of this bustling and vibey town.
The exciting diversity of menus and dining experiences ensures that your stay in Hermanus will be a culinary delight. Enjoy a weekly traditional Sunday roast in a rustic setting or have a bite while overlooking the harbor where whales and dolphins come to play. Those who are interested in the origins of their food can browse menus that have been designed to support local farmers and fishermen and adhere to sustainable practices. Expect to find fresh locally sourced ingredients that reflect the flavours of the Overberg region.
There is also a great selection of family restaurants with exciting décor and family entertainment. Choose from establishments set in an old fisherman’s cottage, island-inspired dining and décor or be edgy in a western saloon themed restaurant. Alternatively, simply enjoy warm Italian hospitality and cuisine serving mouthwatering pizzas, pastas and grills. Those on the go can find a broad selection of fast food and take away option in Hermanus as well. There are also a range of coffee shops, bistros, delis and café’s serving hot breakfasts and artisanal coffee to kick-start your day.
Hermanus is not only a pleasure for its good looks and energetic spirit, but promises to impress your taste buds as well. With a wide selection of both local and international flavours, visitors are invited to eat to fill their heart’s (and stomach’s) desire.