Hemel-en-Aarde Restaurants in Hermanus
For an amazing holiday on the southern coast of South Africa, you cannot go wrong with the Overberg’s crown jewel, the town of Hermanus. This wholesome yet vibey settlement was founded in the late 19th century and exists to this day as one of the premier destinations for thrill-seekers and families alike. Hermanus truly has something on offer for everybody and this is especially true for wine aficionados. Just outside of this seaside village is where you’ll find the renowned Hemel-en-Aarde Valley which is home to many amazing wine estates as well as restaurants just waiting for you to sample the produce this fertile valley yields.
Of course, when we say wine, we also think food! Fortunately, while you are in Hemel-en-Aarde Valley there are several dining options to choose from depending on your mood and meal preferences. This region is fast establishing itself as more than just natural splendour and majestic landscapes, the valley is incredibly popular for anyone who loves wine and of course haute cuisine. The many restaurants on the Hermanus Wine Route offer the creations of incredible chefs along with stunning views of the gorgeous farms and vineyards. The various estates also cater for large groups and families with budget-friendly options.
Restaurants in Hemel-en-Aarde Valley are stocked with the freshest possible produce as there are a number of organic food outlets, delis, bakeries and cafés creating a farm-fresh supply chain in the region. In fact many locals and visitors find themselves not only eating their breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of these amazing establishments, but even ordering extra picnic and padkos essentials for takeaway too. There are plenty of opportunities to stash delicious meals and snacks for when you’re marvelling at the scenic beauty and the abundant plant life that is so unique to the Cape Overberg.
If you find yourself staying in or near the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley then definitely plan on dining at a wide variety of the restaurants here. From the freshest seafood on the coastline to impeccable vegetarian dishes and decadent desserts, you’ll get to pick and choose from a feast of flavours. Don’t hesitate to ask your waiter or waitress for advice on the best wines to pair with your delicious dishes too. You’ll be able to sample a wide range of white and red wines as well as sparkling varietals too. There is a reason this region is considered Heaven on Earth, stop by and soak up the sun while feasting at some of the best restaurants in the Overberg.