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Mock Turtle

Marine Drive, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 83 639 1222
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Stunning view

Enjoyed watching the whales and having a couple of good shots. The staff is very friendly here and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Melanie H
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Mock Turtle

Arguably the best view with THE WORST music selection with banging EDM at 9:30pm on s Friday night... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
gioa2015
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Located in the Village Square Clock Tower, Mock Turtle has the most amazing views of the Old Harbour and Hermanus - a perfect location for whale watching and enjoying sundowners whilst gazing out over the big blue that is Walker Bay. During the day we operate as a Premium Bar, Cocktail Lounge Bar & Restaurant. Collaborating with our neighbors, guests can enjoy all their Lemon Butta favorites at Mock Turtle. From juicy beef burgers and mouth-watering steaks to expertly made seafood & sushi. With our large selection of wines, you can also pair the perfect wine to accompany any meal As the sun goes down the venue transforms into a state of the art night club where old and young can dance the night away to funky vibes provided by our in-house DJ. We stock a large variety of drinks - from Steri Stumpies and craft beer to Cognac & Champagne. With our experienced security, fire & safety team on hand, Mock Turtle is also a safe environment to have some serious fun. Should you wish to be chauffeured, the taxi service to and from Mock Turtle is only a phone call away. Other services that we offer include special events with performances from a variety of South African artist, catered functions and private parties. The VIP section can be pre-booked separately and is quite popular for bachelor/bachelorette parties. So take the winding stairs up the clock tower next time you want to go down the rabbit hole - Mock Turtle is waiting for you to come and join the dance. ...and if you are still wondering what a mock turtle is... as the queen said to Alice: "It's the thing the soup is made from".
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Sep 30, 2016
“Stunning view”
Aug 19, 2016
“Mock Turtle”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Marine Drive, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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+27 83 639 1222
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed watching the whales and having a couple of good shots. The staff is very friendly here and it has a cool athmosphere

Thank Melanie H
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Arguably the best view with THE WORST music selection with banging EDM at 9:30pm on s Friday night with all of 6 people onboard! Change the music policy and your turnover might actually fluctuate.

Thank gioa2015
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

When me and some mates decided to visit South Africa, we heard about a town called Hermanus. We decided to make that our last stop on our trip. What we got was the friendliest little town on earth. We decided to have some seafood at...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Hermanus and moved abroad over 5 years ago. I tend to visit Hermanus regularly to see friends and family. Unfortunately this place has definitely gone down. The name is now Mock Turtle where before it was Shimmi, what an awful name...More

1  Thank RJames85
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

The Harley Davidson Club of Cape Town made this nightclub the venue for the club's monthly ride and it was a hit! There owners made a very special effort to accommodate the club and arranged food from the restaurant below Lemon Butta. It was a...More

1  Thank HouseC1015
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

December is an interesting time to be in Hermanus....Holiday season is in full swing! A few of us decided to give Hermanus night life a try. What we expected, we got!!! The youth were out in full force and the place to be was Mock...More

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