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Cafe 1904 Restaurant

82 a Main Street | Western Cape, Hermanus, Overstrand 2700, South Africa
+27 82 564 6096
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
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Diner, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
82 a Main Street | Western Cape, Hermanus, Overstrand 2700, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Hermanus in July during the strike. Most places were shut or offered really disappointing menus, except for here. Not only was the menu extensive, each one of us had a delicious meal. The staff were exeptionally kind and were patient about the fact...More

Thank Ceri D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality, freshness and taste is exceptional, very friendly welcoming atmosphere. Enjoyed that they serve their meals with a lovely salad or veg, pleasantly surprised with this hidden away gem.

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked past and we were approached by the sous chef who told us we would enjoy a meal with them. He was right. Quirky but good food and local wines. Very friendly and well informed staff and owner. Don’t be put of by the location...More

Thank TDR905
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time was very good. We liked the place, the food was good and the owner was very friendly. So we decided to go for dinner a second time. This was a big disappointment. My son took the smoked spare ribs. There was a...More

2  Thank edwinvanderwaal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found 1904 whilst looking around the area, and so glad we did!!. My daughter had the ‘special’ of fish with Thai flavourings. I had the pork belly and my husband had fish and chips. All 3 of the meals were superb. So much so...More

Thank Helen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This superbly furnished funky, very European feeling, is now the best restaurant in Hermanus. I have eaten at many of Hermanus' good eateries. This is hands down the best. The hosts, a couple newly come to this area from Nelspruit, do a lot of the...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely meal at this restaurant. The owners are delightful and we got a lovely welcome and service. The food is well presented and the portions healthy. The venue had a lovely ambiance, and a great find. We will definitely visit here again.

Thank 661JanetG
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I ordered the hake and calamari combo and I can honestly say it was out of this world. Well done Johan and Endria, julle toor met kos! We will be back for sure!

Thank Berenice A
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Just quick visit here to put down an hour before check in but was made to feel so welcome by the hosts. Only had drinks and basket of chips but the attention to detail on things so simple shows what they could do with more....More

Thank Joey michelle D
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little find in Hermanus,the food was superb,all freshly cooked,the peri peri chicken livers are to die for,the proprietor was so welcoming and took time out to explain the menu to us and it did not disappoint,forget the bigger restaurants this is a...More

Thank Emjaytee1313
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 a Main Street | Western Cape, Hermanus, Overstrand 2700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 82 564 6096
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A dream came true for Johan & Endria when Café 1904 Restaurant opened its doors on the 1st of April 2017 Its in this little aquainted restaurant where the pure art of food PREPARING and PRESENTATION can be found. "We Love Nature . we love people we love food... WE HAVE A PASSION FOR LIFE. "We are busy... very busy..." but this couple is never too busy to meet their guests and spend time with them.
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