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All 59 Plettenberg Bay Restaurants

The Lemon Grass

Salmack Road, Lookout Beach | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
044 5335520
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: Seafood, Thai, Contemporary, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant is beautifully situated at the water’s edge in Plettenberg Bay, with uninterrupted views of lagoon, mountain and ocean. The restaurant’s open, warm atmosphere is coupled with an exceptional location making it one of Plettenberg Bay’s top restaurants. Visual feasting aside, the award-winning dishes at Lemon Grass are equally delicious. From the freshest dish and seafood to mouth-watering meats and game, all drawing influence from international and traditional local cuisine. Each dish is carefully prepared from the freshest ingredients by our chefs to ensure that you are smiling from the first bite to the last!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Wow. The last evening of our stay in Plett and the final recommendation from the Robberg beach hotel and what a find. I had the Sole (large) simply the best cooked fish that I have ever eaten anywhere and one I will remember for a long time. The drawback...would I dare to order it again or should I just let... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Overlooking the peaceful beach, the lunch menu was limited, but still had something for every taste. The terrace offered beautiful views of the ocean and lagoon, ground level. The kingklip was delicious and the service was friendly and personal.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stopped here on the Garden Route and what a fantastic find. The sirloin was recommended as the best steak I would eat and it was. Friendly service and exceptional food very well priced with a beautiful view over the beach

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

went here on our honey moon amazing sirloin and staff and views of plet bay and the sea good cocktails too. we will be back .

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Sitio de Calahonda, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Stayed 3 nigths in Milkwood Manor and we eat three times at Lemon Grass. Never happend that we eat three times in Hotel (guest house) restaurant. But there was good reason for that. Services was exelent and food was very very good. The made us felt very welcome every time.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place was right on the water in the most beautiful location and it really made for a great experience. The food was good, service was great and the whole afternoon was very enjoyable.

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Mellor, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great location, excellent calamari salad starter-a meal in itself- and the I had fish, my wife had a lamb curry- all very tasty. A lovely bottle of wine....good service throughout,- exactly what we were looking for on our last night in Plettenberg. Thanks!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

You came highly recommended... Not sure why.. Meet and greet on arrival.. 0/10.. Took my own menu and seated myself.. I was one of three tables, so no pressure.. Took a while to place drinks order, and took another while to receive a simple Amstel with dash of Lime.. Ordered Chicken Schnitzel .. Presentation average, tasted like deep fried Hake..... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Excellent menu and attentive staff. Nice atmosphere. Light and airy with outside dining in good weather. Very good wine list. Worthy of a visit. Booking essential especially in summer.

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Marondera, Zimbabwe
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A very disappointing meal at a wonderfully located restaurant - the restaurant itself is set on the Lookout Bay area and given the prime location of it, we really would have expected a better meal. Service also disappointing.

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