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LB Seafood Bistro on the Bay

Market Square Street and Marine Drive | 26/27, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 3611
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (246 reviews)
“tuna” (61 reviews)
“prawn curry” (14 reviews)
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Sushi, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square Street and Marine Drive | 26/27, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We Where really suprised, this was the bussied restaurant in town and the fish platter was really nice!! If you love fish from the grill and deep fried, than this is the right place, but you mist enjoy a really crowed restaurant the service is...More

Thank 232Harald
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were staying in a cliff guest house. Walked to town. Amazing whale view and the freshest air. Discovered this place and were lucky to get a table for dinner. Suggest reservation. Food excellent. Tuna was best I have ever had. View spectacular. Watched at...More

Thank sedison2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food, pleasant and attentive staff. Hake and chips delicious. Busy place with great big windows for catching sight of the passing whales.

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious seafood (seafood platters are definatetly recommended) & great service as well as amazing views overlooking the sea.

Thank Gizelle-G2Travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Hermanus during whale season it is imperative that one has a view and this LB really fits the bill. Staff are friendly and very attentive without being intrusive and the food is heavenly. Both our meals were cooked perfectly and arrived piping hot and...More

Thank michaelwood2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a quick supper and ordered hake and veggies & hake and chips. The fish was superbly tempura fried! SO fresh and soft and delicately done. Fabulous.

Thank Trudi102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in Hermanus for one night and LB ("Lemon Butter") was recommended by two locals for its seafood. I had an appetizer of melon salad and a main course of the linefish of the day. It was a perfectly cooked filet and wasn't overpowered by...More

Thank lreszetar
Reviewed August 15, 2018

recommended by the Harbour house hotel, which was good as not easily found as upstairs in the main building great seafood, great prices

Thank Katrina S
Reviewed August 15, 2018

it was a charming place with decent sea food, and a view to die for. The food was average, nothing that we had not eaten before

Thank Neelabja C
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

A lovely evening out! Buzzing vibe! Very friendly staff.... our booking was not confirmed/got mixed up, but they made a plan! Extremely friendly staff and great service! Food was great!!!!! Atmosphere great! Must book! Lovely decor at the Village Square Mall/Centre.

Thank ElzanneD2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square Street and Marine Drive | 26/27, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa (Formerly Lemon Butta Hermanus)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 3611
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Lemon Butta is one of Hermanus' best-loved restaurants, boasting the best sushi, delicious seafood and perfect grills. With breathtaking views of the entire Bay, it is also one of the best places for whale watching!
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