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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
“I love eating here so much. It’s right on the lagoon and has the most beautiful sea views. The food is great too!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Gordon is an excellent chef. The fish, steaks and pizzas are great. There is a little bar area serving a range of everything and good local wines. I especially recommend for Sunday roast but it is very busy in season so best to book”
  • 25 locals recommend
Lodging
“Onrus Beach is a lovely beach in the holiday town of Onrus, near Hermanus in the Western Cape. While lying in the warm white sand, beach-goers can enjoy marvellous views of the surrounding mountains and Atlantic Ocean. The beach is located next to a warm, calm lagoon, making it superb for family outings. The little ones can enjoy paddling in the safe waters of the lagoon, while older kids and adults can brave the chilly waters of the sea. The beach is also fantastic for surfing, sunbathing, and swimming. The Milkwood restaurant overlooks the beach and is a great spot for filling empty bellies and nursing cocktails as the sun sets. There are also toilets and plenty of parking.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Transportation
“You will require a rental car to get around in this area. Should you not hire at the Cape Town international airport, hermanus is the last big town before De Kelders.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Winery
“Their Saturday morning markets are fantastic - selling local foods and wines”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Bella is a wonderful pizza place. They have a great selection of pizza's and a secret fold-over pizza that normal people call calzones but they call pizza burritos' ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Food
“Great restaurants, Saturday market, wine shop, tasting rooms, furniture, haidresser etc. Also at the start of the Hemel and Aarde Wine Route.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tipples has great all round good food, drinks and service. Happy hour is on Wednesdays and Fridays and there is live music on Friday evenings. If you are a sports fan then they have a TVs inside and outside featuring sports events. There is smoking allowed outside in the tented beer garden. No dogs allowed”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Peaceful setting, fantastic breakfast menu with a bakery on site with daily baked goods. Free wifi and a fireplace in winter.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“Great for kids and for adults. Take a swim, search for creatures along the rocks, take a walk on the pathway and buy a coffee”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Good idea if you don't want to drink and drive! Tours through the Hemel en Aarde wine valley... only downside is that you have to stick to their program”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Onrus is the oldest and most established suburb in greater Hermanus. It is know for its natural beauty, endless coastal paths, Onrus Beach, whales, orcas and otters, abundant birdlife and great surf spots. The Trading Post Centre where you can find local shops: • The OK Minimart (they offer a cash back service) • Standard Bank, ABSA and Nedbank ATM Machines • Onrus Liquors • Overberg Interiors: décor, jewellery and gifting • The Pharmacy (with a sister on duty if you are taken ill). Open daily and between 10am and 12pm on a Sunday • A doctor – by appointment only • The Vet • Tipples Bar & Restaurant (excellent pizzas; live music Friday nights; happy hour Weds & Fri) The laundromat is further down the Onrus Main Road towards Hermanus as is the Total Garage Onrus Restaurants: • Tipples (smoking allowed in the outdoor beer garden area) • Moltenos (great food and excellent Sunday roast) • The Milkwood at Onrus Beach (Stunning location. On the pricey side for what you get. Good fish and chips. Service can be slow so take in the view whilst you wait) • Fish Express – excellent fish and chips takeout • Karmenaadjie Bistro (I never quite got the menu, but good pasta and great little courtyard to sit outside) • Heartbeat Café – small café with home cooked meals, awesome salad and sandwiches ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is the best local place you can go to to get a great South African steak.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Several bike routes from the bike shop in the village all the way up the valley. Beautiful trails that are well maintained. The green short one is suitable for 8-15 year olds.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Small café with home cooked meals, awesome salad and sandwiches Outdoor seating available”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“I love eating here so much. It’s right on the lagoon and has the most beautiful sea views. The food is great too!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Gordon is an excellent chef. The fish, steaks and pizzas are great. There is a little bar area serving a range of everything and good local wines. I especially recommend for Sunday roast but it is very busy in season so best to book”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tipples has great all round good food, drinks and service. Happy hour is on Wednesdays and Fridays and there is live music on Friday evenings. If you are a sports fan then they have a TVs inside and outside featuring sports events. There is smoking allowed outside in the tented beer garden. No dogs allowed”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Peaceful setting, fantastic breakfast menu with a bakery on site with daily baked goods. Free wifi and a fireplace in winter.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is the best local place you can go to to get a great South African steak.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
  • 2 locals recommend

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