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Moltenos

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23 Molteno Street, Hermanus, South Africa
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Durbanville, South Africa
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403 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I had dinner here last night. It is housed in a very simple building but the ambience is great. It was a Wednesday and the place was packed. (I noticed that some tables were turned over twice). Despite the crowds, the service was good. How the chef and his helpers managed to feed everyone is a mystery.... More 

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Thank georgestof
Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This original rustic venue specialises in fresh food but the portions are rather large. All dishes are baked in a wood fired pizza oven giving a distinctive freshly made flavour. The kob was a very large portion but nevertheless delicious with a butter lemon and caper sauce. Well priced and value for money.

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Thank JohnBinSA
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very good food and atmosphere makes it a first class experience. The staff are very friendly and chef/ owner is very "hands on" to ensure total satisfaction.

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Thank Thobe Durk K
Hermanus, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good service and tasty food, friendly atmosphere . Clearly a favorite of locals, nice! Main meals a bit pricey though... Pizzas great.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I have been fortunate to eat here on a number of occasions over the last few years. The menu though small is always varied and excellent. The staff are very friendly and efficient. Gordon, the owner and chef is always on hand and a constant presence in the kitchen. A must visit place if you are in Onrus and looking... More 

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Thank Stephen H
Hermanus
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

On the menu is not huge but there is something for every taste. The belly is perfectly roasted, the shanks are deli, the linefish is delectable, the service is attentive and we always find a tiny space to have supper there (as we never book!!) we live nearby. The patrons are long standing and the bar area is full of... More 

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Thank Timsnon
Durban, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Onrus residents are so luck to have two wonderful restaurant. we ate at the Bella Onrus last night and here tonight. Two great evenings making our first trip to Onrus memorable and enjoyable. We will return!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Moltenos is definitely still as good as always, as this evening has once again proven. I made the automated booking earlier this afternoon (you phone and leave your details and if they can't accommodate you they will phone you back) and our table was ready upon our arrival just after 7. Warmly recieved and the specials explained and the ordered... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

What a cracking unpretentious find! Great honest food - beautifully cooked and well presented by friendly staff. On a cold Sunday lunchtime - do you really want anything else? We will certainly return and would certainly recommend it!

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Doha, Qatar
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

MOLTENOS - ONRUS 🍻🍷🍴🍽🍝🍕😃😜👍🏻🇿🇦🇮🇹🍅 I can only say that this is a beautiful, lovely and rustic little Italian Restuarant in a small suburb of a coastal town called Onrus. The best part is that the owner is still the chef for this magnificent little setup. He has a great character and always ends up coming to greet the customers and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Molteno Street, Hermanus, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?