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Emily's Restaurant at Emily Moon River Lodge

PO Box 1936, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 533 2982
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African, French, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa .
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

This place advertises itself as a bistro so you know what to expect. The meal was a good standard unfortunately one of the side dishes did not arrive and when I followed up with the waitron it still didn't arrive so I spoke with the superviser. She apologised and cancelled the side order. Otherwise a pleasant place to eat.

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burgersdorp
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We celebrated my Sister in Law's 62'nd Birthday at Emily's in Plett. It was a very pleasant evening mostly because of the ambieance, setting and food of Emily's. They do have an a' la Carte menu but the dishes we ordered from their Specials Board surpassed every normal item. Go for the speciality dishes. We were not disappointed!!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The food was delicious, the view was incredible and the staff were lovely. What more can I say? Oh there were cocktails!!

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EmilyM00n, General Manager at Emily's Restaurant at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This has got to be one of the most romantic dreamy places that I have eaten at. The view was simply out of this world and the food was amazing. the service was great, and although we sat outside isolated from everyone else, the waiter never forgot about us. Would definitely go back.

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Emalahleni
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A true Wonderland at night, candle lit pathways, great food, great service don't miss this gem of a restaurant

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We live in Plettenberg Bay and have always loved going to Emily Moon on a Sunday for lunch. So we decided once again to visit on Sunday the 20th. What a disaster ! They have now decided to offer a small 'buffet' lunch and your plate is weighed !!!! The food was mediocre and very expensive ! A complete rip... More

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EmilyM00n, General Manager at Emily's Restaurant at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Henny Thank you for your feedback. I am greatly concerned about your bill being excessively priced. I would like to discuss the matter with you and rectify any mistakes from our side. Please provide me with your contact details or you can contact me on alex@emilymoon.co.za Kind Regards Alex Olivier More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Had prawn and pork belly skewer starter, and a fillet steak for mains. All the food was delicious and they cooked and rested the steak to perfection. The atmosphere and view are excellent and the service is friendly and efficient. Good cappuccino too!

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EmilyM00n, General Manager at Emily's Restaurant at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Regards Alex Olivier More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here and cannot fault the food, service, ambience and will be back on our next trip to Plett. The decor is lovely and the big open fire makes the restaurant so cosy. The food was great and probably the best it has ever been here. We have been coming to Emily's over a number of... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What an amazing setting for a restaurant. The views are incredible, the décor gorgeous and the staff are decent. It's a huge pity about the extremely poor food quality. Sadly, for this reason I cannot justify returning to Emily Moon for a meal.

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EmilyM00n, General Manager at Emily's Restaurant at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear of your bad experience at Emilys. Please could you inform me when you visit our establishment and what food you ordered. I would like to deal with this matter. Please email me directly on alex@emilymoon.co.za ' Kind Regards Alex Olivier General Manager alex@emilymoon.co.za More

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is such a great place to have dinner, very romantic with wonderful food. The wine list is very average and I thought the service could have been better. We had a great evening.

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