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“I wish I could go back every week” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Milkwood

The Milkwood
Ranked #35 of 109 Restaurants in Hermanus
Price range: US$9 - US$15
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Good for: Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Set on the beautiful shores of Onrus Beach, here at The Milkwood we have spectacular views with delicious food to match. Come and join us during the day for a yummy breakfast or scrumptious lunch, or sit at the bar enjoying some Tapas with a cocktail or local craft beer. In the evening our seasonal dinner menu and specially selected wine list will ensure you have a truly special experience with us.
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341 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“I wish I could go back every week”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

The setting is very special....overlooking a cove. The service was excellent and I was more than pleasantly surprised by the food I ordered. I really had a wonderful lunch - deliciously cooked fresh, locally caught fish....and the chips! Yummy.

Visited March 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Surrey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delicious calamari & an amazing view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to Hermanus for many years & always make time for a meal or two at the Milkwood. The staff are friendly and welcoming, the view amazing (look out for the Cape otters) and the calamari the best in the area. New (ish) owners Daniel & Else-Marie made us feel at home & when one of our party was disappointed that the delicious curry she'd eaten there last year was no longer on the menu Daniel went out of his way to organise curry for the whole party. A fabulous meal followed especially with his nice touch of providing extra seasoning for those wanting a bit more 'heat'! Just ask for 'Jodie's curry'. See you again soon I hope!!

Visited March 2014
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Gocek
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“First visit excellent then it tailed off”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

We came here for dinner on three consecutive nights. The first evening was excellent with attentive service and delicious food. On the second evening it wasn't quite as good and on the third we definitely wished we had gone elsewhere. The service had become too casual. It has a great location and a nice menu. Try it once, then move on before coming back.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Lunch, Sea & Mountains”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014

This restaurant has a great elevated location with views to accompany good food. The service was good and the menu was varied with a strong specials board. Food was good and taste packed. A good choice for this unique location.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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742 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
“Excellent place - great food, service and location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here today, a Sunday. The welcome and the service was excellent, as is the sea view. Our meals were also fabulous, 2 of us had the beef short-ribs, and one had the fresh fish of the day.

The food was fantastic, the short-ribs were served with salad and french fries, and an oriental sauce, all world-class. The menu of the day showed that the (great) fish of the day would be served with a "sweet potatoe mash", but whereas it was an excellent meal, it was served with slices fried sweet potatoe.

This is a great place - I am not sure that there are many places in the world where you can have such friendly service and quality food at these prices. For axample: we had a great house red wine at 5 Euros (not plonk)! In Sydney you can possibky have similar food and views (but I doubt such good service) - but at about 5 times the cost!

(Maybe they can just replace the dead orchid in reception?)

Visited January 2014
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