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Village Square | Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1178
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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Village Square | Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Listed as vegetarian friendly, but would say only if you like small portions of overly greasy, unimaginative samosas and spring-rolls and sad nachos. Really great views and awesome I'm sure if you like expensive sea food. Good spot for a beer, they have a lot...More

Thank WeChooseAdventure
Cocos H, General Manager at Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Vegetarian dishes available at cocos 1)The Veg Thing 2 spanakopita, 2 veg spring rolls and 2 veg samoosas served with crumbed mushrooms and a dip 2)Munchie a selection of spring rolls and samoosas 3) veg curry roasted veg sauteed in an aromatic creamy curry 4)...More

Reviewed 23 December 2016

Nice place to have a drink. I was not impressed with the food quality but only had appetizers during Happy Hour.

Thank Emerson3091
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We called for lunch and were quite surprised to find the restaurant virtually empty. There was therefore no atmosphere but the views over the bay were just as lovely as ever. The food (steak and seafood) was nice and tasty, and the service (not surprisingly...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice cocktails to start. Waiter was pretty knowledgeable about the menu. Food was ok. Pleasant atmosphere, relaxed and welcoming

Thank mdc75
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Nice view of the ocean from the balcony seats. Had nice chicken wings and strawberry daiquiris. Friendly stuff and nice environment. Family friendly...

1  Thank md_durban
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived here as walk-ins, not having booked and discovered the place was full. We were told a table would soon be available and to take a seat at the bar while we waited. After 45 minutes of waiting we asked if we could sit...More

Thank chstace
Cocos H, General Manager at Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

hi, sorry we forgot about you guys, as you will have noticed the tables just weren't moving. i'm not sure what happened but please accept my sincerest apology.

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The vibe the food the service the whole menu is fantastic I could not find anything wrong it was so so great we did not want to leave it is amazing

Thank ninjaghost19
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed as we have eaten at this restaurant many times over the years .We ordered the line fish which was SQ ..and having been in South Africa for 3 weeks this dish has averaged around R150 for Kingclip ..There was no Kingclip tonight so...More

Thank Dana S
Cocos H, General Manager at Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Hi Dana, glad you came back to Cocos, please feel free to ask the price of SQ items. these are listed as such due to the seasonal nature of South Africa's dwindling fish supplies and the subsequent fluctuations from our suppliers. as to the price...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Fun vibe, lots of friendly conversations. Good food value. Enjoyed all of our entrees. Casual local experience

Thank Laura S
Cocos H, General Manager at Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Thanks, glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

You know the story... it's whale season and even the locals get excited. We become tourists in our own cities, which is fantastic for local businesses. We only went to Cocos because the owner of the rock shop (daughter loves rocks ) next door recommend...More

Thank Micky D
Cocos H, General Manager at Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hi Micky d. firstly its not a waste of space. as you have so cleverly used trip advisor to voice your unhappiness of your experience; you will no doubt have noticed we rate 4 out of 5 or very good. that's accumulated good and bad...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village Square | Marine Drive, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1178
  • E-mail
Cocos Island Grill offers a wide variety of meals ranging from Breakfasts and sharing meals to starters and succulent sea and land food mains. We have an international standard cocktail bar with 10! Locally brewed draughts on tap. Enjoy the spectacular first floor view from our terrace or at one of our many window seats... So whether its you and friends or the whole family, feel welcome to relax and enjoy Cocos life.
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