Best restaurants in Hermanus

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    Pear Tree

    One of the town's top restaurants is an intimate venue decorated in bodega style – all bare brick and wine bottles. The small menu features delights like pulled lamb tagliatelle with truffle oil, braised pork belly and naartjie Malva pudding (a traditional sticky sponge pudding with citrus fruit) with pink peppercorns. Book ahead.

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    Bistro at Just Pure

    Adjoining a shop selling natural cosmetics, this seafront bistro is all about fresh, local, organic ingredients. Try the 'famous' cheesecake and watch whales from the patio as you eat. Dinners are served from October to February.

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    Burgundy Restaurant

    This long-standing restaurant is still going strong, popular with both locals and tourists as much for its superb sea view as for its menu. Seafood is the star, though vegetarians and carnivores are also well served.

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    Found within the Marine hotel, this is the place for a special breakfast with ocean views – try the croissant French toast with maple syrup and bacon, then attack the buffet.

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    Based within the plush Marine hotel, the focus here is perfectly prepared seafood dishes, plus a few meaty options and some enticing desserts.

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    Tucked away in a side street, this is a local hang-out lauded for its excellent coffee, fresh salads and sandwiches plus a range of tasty cakes baked on-site.

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    Fisherman’s Cottage

    The emphasis is on seafood at this 1860s thatched cottage draped with fishing nets, though it also serves steaks and traditional meals.