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Zinzi

10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 532 8226
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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English first
Hsinchu. Taiwan
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We started off with an amazing bottle of 1984 Meerlust Rubicon, it was on special and was just divine! My wife and I shared a Mediterranean platter which was very tasty. We had the Karoo lamb main course and it just melted in the mouth. I finished off with the Decadent Chocolate dessert, which lived up to its name. My... More

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Larsbigbird Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the very rare & special 1984 Rubicon as well as the enticing food. We are delighted that we could make your special occasion perfect. Kindest regards The Zinzi Team More

Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We spent the evening at Zinzi's with good friends to celebrate my wife's birthday. I had notified the restaurant of the occassion, and on arrival after being warmly received they made the welcome extra special by wishing my wife well for her birthday. That set the tone of the evening with the excellent service matched by the presentation of the... More

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Bernard M Thank you for choosing Zinzi to host your wife's birthday celebrations with your dear friends. It gives us great pleasure knowing that guests enjoy the ambiance as well as food that we have on offer. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back in the near future. Kindest regards The Zinzi Team More

Cape Town
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We decided to end our week's holiday with a meal at Zinzi. We loved the setting of the restaurant as well as the views out to the beautiful garden from our table. We had sirloin steaks which were 'okay' but not exceptional. My creme brulee dessert was the best I've ever had. The flavors were just amazing. My husband had... More

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Anne G Thank you for choosing Zinzi Restaurant to dine at on your last evening of holiday in Plettenberg Bay as well as your kind review. We are pleased that you had enjoyed the dessert selection as well as the beautiful gardens. Chalmar beef is rated as top quality; therefore we use this beef for our sirloin cuts. Would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We visited on Tuesday evening while on holiday in Plett. My 14 year old son was reluctant to go given the apparently long drive (15 mins) from Plett. An all round superb experience was had by all. My daughter and I had the Pork Belly - certainly the best I have ever had. Value for money given the superb quality... More

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Trevor V Thank you for taking the drive and convincing your son to do so as well. We are pleased that you enjoyed your dinner at Zinzi and very much look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindest regards The Zinzi Team More

plettenberg bay
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Arrived for a late lunch on Sunday and were pleased we had a lovely table by the window for myself and my husband and two good friends. We are not able to enjoy a quiet lunch and chat with friends very often, but this day was perfect for just that. The hosts are always exceptional, Sally Ann, Kervin and their... More

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear oboolsen Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. It is always a pleasure to have you dine with us. I have passed on your wonderful food comments to our Chef team; they look forward to tantalizing your taste buds in the near future. Kindest regards The Zinzi Team More

Grahamstown, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family had lunch at Zinzi, they are about 15km or so out of Knysna and I really had not felt like the drive but I am so glad I did. The service was wonderful the food was incredible( a small menu fortunately as it is almost impossible to decide), my daughter said her fish was 'the best thing she... More

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear barbara b Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you took the drive out to experience Zinzi Restaurant. I do hope you would be able to visit during the warmer months to enjoy the grounds. Kindest regards Sally-Anne More

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This lunch with the family turned into one of those days you don't want to end! The food, ambiance, service and setting were all fantastic. A definite place to comeback to many times.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Had a fantastic dinner here with my wife. We had Mussels and Steak and Prawns and Green Curry. All of it was very well cooked and presented and the staff were incredibly attentive. Really nice place in winter probably amazing in the summer.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Couldn't believe that for one who has been visiting Plett for over 40 years that we did not know of this number 1 rated restaurant. Went looking to find an over-rated tourist trap but was more than pleasantly surprised.Was told that they opened at 6 pm but that the kitchen only opened at 6.30 pm so arrived early at 6.10... More

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Zinzi restaurant is, in my opinion, the best restaurant in Plett. Its unique position on Hunter's Estate, great ambience, tasteful décor, excellent service and delectable food, make dining out both a pleasurable and memorable experience.

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