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Zinzi

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10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 532 8226
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Vibrant and casual with distinctive international flavours, Zinzi...
Vibrant and casual with distinctive international flavours, Zinzi Restaurant offers an abundant & tasty menu. Ideal for sun-downers on the deck, or for a relaxed dining experience, Zinzi embraces the spirit of hearty cuisine and zesty ingredients with a choice selection of a la carte menu items. A meal at Zinzi is truly an abundant experience of honest food, warm service and superb ambience, at an affordable price.
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  • 63
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A 70th Birthday Treat

We took a party of 12 for lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday. The plans made, before the day, with the restaurant were carried out to a tee. From the welcoming drinks in the garden to the final coffee everything was handled with great thought by the staff. Everybody agreed it was the best meal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Bassett104
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Ticehurst, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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383 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ticehurst, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We took a party of 12 for lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday. The plans made, before the day, with the restaurant were carried out to a tee. From the welcoming drinks in the garden to the final coffee everything was handled with great thought by the staff. Everybody agreed it was the best meal we had this year in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Zinzi is a very popular and lively restaurant but if you want a really outstanding meal, head to Tsala just a short walk away.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I loved the good food and the excellent service. My friends living close by knew that they were always fully booked, but we decided one evening to stop and ask if there were any open tables. I was in heaven. Zinzi is hidden away in the bush but the food and service is 5 star. The venue has an ambiance... More 

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East Sussex
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100 reviews 100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by people we met in a café and although it meant a longish taxi trip from Plett we decided to make the effort. So pleased we did - the whole evening was simply wonderful. The welcome and attention from well trained staff could not have been better. Pre-dinner drinks of perfectly chilled Cap Classique... More 

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Skyecorrina Thank you for taking the time to write such a "heavenly" review. The Zinzi Team is thrilled to hear that your entire evening was simply wonderful. We hope to see you again someday for another chilled glass of cap classique & Zinzi dining experience. Kindest Regards The Zinzi Team More 

aberdeen, scotland
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our hosts in Knysna recommended several restaurants but by far the best, location service and quality was Zinzi, so good that we returned four times, yeah we are pretty sad since we had almost exactly the same meal, 4gts, a bottle of Sauvy, 2 x 150g fillet steaks(superb) panna cotta and meringue £31. Ok it's down a gravel road a... More 

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear patbarron Thank you for travelling down the gravel road on four occasions to join us for dinner! We are overjoyed with your tremendous review & we do not think it is sad that you ate almost the same every time! We are just so glad you had a good time at Zinzi. We sincerely hope you will crawl back... More 

choley
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Truly gorgeous restaurant, excellent food and a pleasant surprise when the bill came. Can't wait to return.

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear a3press Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening & we can not wait for you to return either! Best Regards The Zinzi Team More 

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is an attractive, busy restaurant. We had a lovely meal - good quality meat and fish - with attentive service and an extensive wine list. Would recommend.

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear SusySmally We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely meal at Zinzi! Thank you for recommending us! Kindest Regards The Zinzi Team More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You cannot do better than Zinzi's which is tucked away in the forest between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route. It is seldom advertised, but always well attended because the locals love it and take their visiting friends there for a treat. The menu is unusual and always interesting, the service is excellent and the food is way... More 

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear PannellsTours Thank you for your wonderful review and for sharing that we are a "hidden secret". We are delighted that you enjoyed our food & service which we endevour to offer our guests. We hope to see you again at Zinzi. Best Regards The Zinzi Team More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a "must" visit restaurant - up-market casual dining - food is well presented and delicious. Don't miss out.

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear KaarinH Thank you for rating us a "must visit" restaurant! You have made our day! Kindest Regards The Zinzi Team More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant has a beautiful setting, gardens are magnificent. Staff , service, food, décor & ambiance are superb!! Have had a few dinners there now, and they have never disappointed. Between the four of us, we have covered a fair amount of the menu and its all been delicious so far!! For what you get, the value is good. It... More 

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Sherilee m Thank you for your wonderful review & for once again joining us for dinner. We greatly value feedback from guests and we were so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Zinzi. We hope you will join us again! Best Regards The Zinzi Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay  >  Harkerville
  • Phone Number: +27 44 532 8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Description

Vibrant and casual with distinctive international flavours, Zinzi Restaurant offers an abundant & tasty menu. Ideal for sun-downers on the deck, or for a relaxed dining experience, Zinzi embraces the spirit of hearty cuisine and zesty ingredients with a choice selection of a la carte menu items. A meal at Zinzi is truly an abundant experience of honest food, warm service and superb ambience, at an affordable price.

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