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Eat

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Grill, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Section 4, 5 & 6 | Hemel and Aarde Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 316 2348
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11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food and great service. Staff are exceptionally good and we had a fantastic evening. Menu had a diverse selection of dishes and we took forever to decide.

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Thank cshellqvist
Hermanus, South Africa
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412 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food, snail, prawns, sirloin and hake with calamari, was excellent - very tasty and nicely presented. The service was good but, being mid-week, the restaurant was not very full and thus slightly lacking in atmosphere. However, the meal was a nice experience, as it has always been on past visits.

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Thank AGEDNOMAD
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at EAT twice in January. Both times the weather was excellent so we chose to sit outside towards the rear of the restaurant. The inside of the restaurant is more formal than the outside eating area which had a lovely ambience and a very relaxing place to be. The service was great, the food was delicious and served... More 

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Thank Roy d
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to sit outside. Stunning atmosphere sitting outside in the evening. Food is great. Great service. Value for money.

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Thank Pieter P
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by our local friends and enjoyed the service, the food and the ambience. We followed the advice of our waiter and ordered an excellent wine . Prices are affordable Definitely we will return.

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Thank jphanerasmus
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have visited this restaurant several times. As usual the steak was excellent. However the fish served to Penny was very poor. Over cooked and dry. So, I only recommend this place if you want a steak but do not order fish.

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Thank MikeSmith2014
Monrovia, Liberia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The menu doesn't provide for replacing chips/rice/potato with a vegetable. If you don't want carbo or starch, the management says "take it or leave it. We don't swop carb for protein. Pay extra for a veg if you don't want starch". The steak was great, but the attitude was dismal. No discount for not taking any starch... totally inflexible and... More 

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Thank Johnonel
Jordan
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

They get the BEST biggest freshest mussels twice a week - but book your portion. Outside is protected and not windy- inside less beautiful but with the quality of food- no train smash.

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Thank wielietjies
Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Good varied menu. Great tasting food. Good service. Good attitude. Good value for money. A great place to eat. Would happily go again.

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Thank AfricanSalad
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious pear/blue cheese salad to start, enormous portion big enough for 2. House speciality belly of pork with teriyaki sauce and apples was very tender and looked very appetising on the plate. Warm, quick,friendly service helped it add up to a vey pleasant evening out at a reasonable sum. We'd go again Garden area is most attractive bit.

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Thank Tricia C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
Seafood, Grill, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Section 4, 5 & 6 | Hemel and Aarde Village, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 316 2348

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?