Bientang's Cave


"This International Award Winning Restaurant is situated on the shores of Walker Bay and is carved into the depths of a century old cave, in the heart of the best land-based whale watching area in the world"




Bientang's Cave Seafood Restaurant & Destination venue is the most unique restaurant setting in the world.

Created out of a traditional cave previously inhabited by a Koi Strandloper of the same name, the restaurant spills out onto the rocks of Walker Bay in Hermanus, where Whale Watching is the preferred local pass-time. The rustic charm and natural ambiance of the cave and it's surroundings is a delight to all our patrons with many returning year after year to sample the delights of Bientang's Cave.

With an abundance of sea and bird life as well as Dassies for company, this exquisite setting is heightened by the freshest seafood and an award winning wine list (Diners Club Diamond Award).

And, should you be a non-seafood(ie), we offer meat, poultry and vegetarian dishes to satisfy any palate. We are also able to accommodate food allergies and special dietary requirements if pre-informed.

Reservations are always advised as our location, quality of food and ambiance attract visitors from across the globe throughout the year... however, should you be passing and the aroma's drag you down our stairs, we do have a cocktail bar where guests may enjoy a drink whilst waiting for a table.

Bientang's Cave is open daily
from 11:30 till 4pm

Dinner on Friday and Saturday Nights (Weather Permitting)

In season we are open almost every night however booking are essential to confirm evening trade.

Dinners in season - To book a reservation call: 028 312 3454 or email

Reservations are highly recommended and advised to avoid disappointment

The Restaurant offers perfection in every respect for Evening Functions & is available for evening hire for special occasions such as

  • Birthdays
  • Private Functions
  • Corporate Events
  • Product Launches and Charity Events
  • Tour Groups

Our experienced on-site Functions & Events co-ordinator is on-hand to assist with all the details and planning of your event from inception to the departure of the last guest! Ensuring that your event is stress free and exceptionally memorable in every respect.

Bientang's Cave offers some of the best land based whale watching in the world and is, therefore, a prime Tourist destination. We specialise in hosting Tour Groups throughout the year with special set menus, efficient service and excellent, quality seafood, guaranteed to impress your Tour Group.


Bientang Se Grot cc / Bientang’s Cave trading as Bientang’s Cave Restaurant & Wine Bar
Registration no: 1992/003037/23     Vat No: 4100141036