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Salmack Road, Lookout Beach | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
044 5335520
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $22
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

After visiting this establishment after a second time we were turned away in a very surreptitiously manner to only find ourselves facing the door once more. You are better off making your way into town.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

The food was very nice and the restaurant was situated right by the waters edge with lovely views. You need to book because it gets very busy.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived hoping for a table and Eric escorted us, with no fuss, to a cosy spot. The fish seems to be the freshest in town and with a mixed salad and a bottle of rosè wine, we spent a most pleasant evening of dining and wining.

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Food was good and fresh, service efficient and friendly and prices reasonable. We will come back there next time in Plett

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Despite a lovely situation and fair food, the ambiance is dreary. Owner disinterested, unfriendly and staff hurried. Tried it out in preparation for friend's visit- will give it a miss.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The restaurant is nicely situated with sea view and spacious. The service is friendly and very efficient. The menu has good varieties and the food was much enjoyed. Watch out for load shedding though, if the power is gone some meals cannot be prepared.

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Fayence, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sure is a good location and tastefully decorated but that's all. The "welcome" was off-hand, service minimal and the food very average. This was the only restaurant we.could get into out of 4 that we selected and now we know why.

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33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

So its got the PERFECT location, a good menu and lovely layout BUT i just didn't like it, the staff are not at all friendly (not even to each other!!) The food is average and COMPLETELY overpriced. We were very disappointed in the whole experience, i would say try one of the other brilliant options in Plett. And event though... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Had a nice lunch with friends. Have had Christmas Day here before so needed to get back 3 years later The outside area has been opened up so now an sit at the waters edge and enjoy a limited but good selection of lunch meals. Service was good, prices reasonable, quality great! We were a table of 10 and no... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The waiter was efficient. The food very pricey for what one received The food was OK, fish a bit overdone, steaks certainly not 250gr, duck after being strongly recommended was dried out. Curry needed extra chilli but portion was good. Never saw the owner except when I approached him to ask for something to dry ones hands after washing them!!... More 

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Address: Salmack Road, Lookout Beach | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Phone Number: 044 5335520
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
Cuisine: Seafood, Thai, Contemporary, Bistro

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