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“Quirky and pleasant” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Barefoot Cook

The Barefoot Cook
Ranked #11 of 109 Restaurants in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Franschhoek, South Africa
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Quirky and pleasant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

Walk through a bookshop to a restaurant with loads of atmosphere, menu and wine list very limited. No fish !! All meat menu . Good service food well presented very busy be prepared for big plates of food which could put some off.

Visited January 2014
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  • Dutch first
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  • Portuguese first
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Somerset West, South Africa
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Always a winner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Hermanus. We have eaten there on several occasions and are never disappointed. The menu is small but the food is of a very high standard and service is always friendly.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Lauren J
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Pretoria, South Africa
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165 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Splendid presentation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

This restaurant is set in an old house (monument - I am sure) where the meals were fantastically prepared, the service and hosting of the best we have come across in Hermanus. You should realy not miss this quiant little restaurant.

Visited January 2014
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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Hermanus Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013

This is an unusual restaurant with an entry though a bookshop. The menu is not extensive but this is a great advantage as everything is fresh and beautifully prepared. Probably the best seared tuna I have ever had! The wine list is limited but is representative of the surrounding area and so perfectly adequate. The atmosphere is particularly friendly and it is obvious that it is well patronised by local people. I liked the way that they were happy to discuss the way the food had been prepared and it is clear that the owners take a great pleasure in providing delicious food. Small so advisable to book ahead.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Alexander D
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Hidden treasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

This little restaurant is tucked away behind a small bookshop. they have a very small menu, but thats not a problem because everything on the menu is delicious, you just cant go wrong. give it a try.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Steven S
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