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Marine Drive | Shop V56, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 4377
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent lunch with a good table, good food and friendly staff. The owners both came to our table and talked about their menu. A pleasant experience will definitely return again .

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Thank judy362017
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Judy for your awesome review as we always love hearing from our clients especially on what their experience was like while with us. We look forward to welcoming you back with us again! From The Wooden Barrel Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on Valentines day. The food was well worth the asked price and our waiter (Mr. Lovemore) was extremely polite and always busy getting us served as fast as possible. Thank you! A great place for a snack in Hermanus! Gettings from Germany

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Thank Tim S
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a review and sharing your experience on Valentine's day with us. Here's to hoping we will see you back soon visiting from Germany. From The Europa Team More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast was really delicious as was the Peanut butter milk shake . Plenty of toast which was great. Excellent value. Great service.

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Thank foxglove256
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a review on your experience with us. Looking forward to your next experience with us soon! From The Europa Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Being a tour guide, I often pass through Hermanus. If the weather is good, I take my clients here. The atmosphere is great and although I have not had everything on their menu, that which I have had, has always been good. I have also not received any complaints from my clients regarding the food nor the service. Recommended!!

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Thank Capetrike
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a review sharing your experience while with us. We look forward in welcoming you and your clients back for more great experiences. From The Europa Team More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We decided to give this restaurant a try as so many of the others the food looked similar We only had a main, my was the quarter chicken cooked in piri peri sauce, came with a vey good salad and "potato wedges" for a change they had a nice kick to them My husband had the steak, said it was... More 

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Thank Darka M
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time in writing to us and we really appreciate the recommendation to our restaurant where we strive towards excellent service and good quality meals including our popular peri-peri half chicken. We hope we get to see you back with us again! From The Europa Team More 

Cape Town
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Need a vegetarian option? These burgers are great! Staff are attentive and friendly. I would recommend them for service and good food.

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Thank Carol K
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing to us on your experience and we always try our best to accommodate our clients as much as we possibly can. We look forward to seeing you back with us for another vegetarian experience. From The Europa Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Europa has a couple of dishes you can choose from for breakfast, from your normal bacon and eggs to more exciting options like eggs benedict with salmon. They are conveniently situated close to the center off town and with a beautiful view of the ocean this is a very nice option to start your day. Our waiter was also very... More 

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Thank Dewald R
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time in writing to us as reviews like this are always appreciated. We hope you are able to join us again real soon! From The Europa Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great place for sun-downers with wonderful views of Walker Bay and the surrounding mountains. Fabulous fish 'n chips, good locally-brewed craft beer, prompt and friendly service, very reasonably-priced.

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Thank roy t
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time in writing to us! It gives us great pleasure to hear about your experience with us and we hope you are able to join us again! From The Europa Team More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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154 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our family goes to Europa for many years. We visited them a couple of times again this December holidays. To cut a long story short.. always the perfect friendly service, again good quality food in a beautiful location. Well done, and keep up with the good work.

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Thank Bankiesa
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time in writing to us! We are humbled by your review as it makes us proud to know the standard we set our ourselves are being reached and noticed by our clients. We really do appreciate it and look forward to seeing you with us real soon! From The Europa Team More 

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255 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast this morning at Europa. The breakfast was fantastic. The staff are very friendly and professional. Thank you for a great breakfast.

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Thank Clinton C
SMMHermanus, Marketing at Wooden Barrel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in writing us a review. It is great to hear you enjoyed our yummy breakfast with us especially that you found our staff welcoming. We look forward to seeing you again. From The Europa Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive | Shop V56, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 4377
Description
The Latin expression “denovo” means anew or new beginnings which is a perfect
expression to describe us in what we are now doing.
Jonathan and Liezel Hellings are the new owners of Europa Restaurant Hermanus.
They come out of business backgrounds. We have 3 daughters where only one is
currently still at home. We are involved at the restaurant from opening till closing
Monday till Sunday.
The restaurant was taken over with all the staff of which some had more than 10
years service. We also increased our compliment in certain areas within to better
our service and quality provided. There are numerous tourists frequenting our
restaurant from different countries around the world of which they return
regularly and are on first name basis with our waiters.

Europa Restaurant Hermanus is situated on the piazza in Hermanus overlooking
Walker Bay and the beautiful mountains. There are regular sightings of whales
which at times can be viewed from your seating area. There is outside seating as
well as very cozy inside seating.
We regard ourselves and all our staff as one big family and have the utmost
respect for one another. Without one another we cannot exist.

The restaurant was in dire need of a new look of which was done. We refurbished
inside and outside completely changed the face totally and kept nothing of the

Why make Europa your destination;
1. Wonderful view.
2. Restaurant is practically brand new.
3. Better wind protection than other restaurants around us on the ground
4. Good variety of breakfasts, light meals and for those a little hungrier.
5. Location location location.
6. Friendly waiters.

You can identify us by the dark benches with the comfortable red cushions.

To put it simply we were BOLD, made it BEAUTIFUL and is now BLISSFUL L
“We all have the ability. The difference is how we use it”

Stevie Wonder

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