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Off the Hook

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Shop 8 Beacon Island Center, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
044 533 0796
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not much to look at from outside but surprisingly good food

From the outside you might easily pass this place by: next to a petrol station; a Spar supermarket on the other side; outside tables overlooking a car park... but inside the food is very good and the service is helpful & enthusiastic. This is not "fine dining" but good food at reasonable prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
DTM56
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

From the outside you might easily pass this place by: next to a petrol station; a Spar supermarket on the other side; outside tables overlooking a car park... but inside the food is very good and the service is helpful & enthusiastic. This is not "fine dining" but good food at reasonable prices. For a starter, I had the "Cajun... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We were looking forward towards our visit based on a recommendation. However we were very disappointed. The service was slow and food average. ...will not go back!

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Wayne C, Manager at Off the Hook, responded to this review

Hi there, We are sorry about your experience at Offthehook. We have learnt a very valuable lesson from your review, we have organised a training session with the staff. We are going to have a good look at improving our service and quality of food. We really appreciate the construstive criticism. You and your family are welcome back anytime. Wayne... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Small restaurant with a reasonable food/drink menu.Food was good but let down by the number of bones in the fish curry both my wife and I had. Staff were indifferent when this was pointed out.

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Malaga, Spain
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193 reviews 193 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

When staying in Plettenberg we always go to Off The Hook a number of times and never been disappointed. The fish dishes have always been cooked to perfection and delicious. Service is always with a smile, especially from Delta who always has a warm welcome for you.

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Sandton, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is our favourite haunt for post cycle cappuccinos after our early morning bike rides. Always good to catch up with Wayne. Probably the best value seafood in Plett. Good casual uncomplicated food, and good value, good service.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I'd driven past here hundreds of times without giving it a second thought, but when looking for a relaxed place to go for dinner, this was recommended several times. What a great decision it was to come here! The service is absolutely outstanding, and the waiting time for food is about 5-10 minutes. The food is simple but great. It... More 

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Rustenburg, North-West, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stopped in for a quick lunch on the 1st January 2015 and WOW what an amazing fresh meal We had the fish and chips and calamari and chips and were really so pleasantly surprised A place not to miss!!!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We have been to many restaurants during our holiday in plett and Off The Hook is off the charts. Best seafood and service in the area...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You can't really go wrong with seafood when you're near the coast, but in this case we weren't particularly thrilled by the food on offer. We ordered grilled prawns, grilled hake, and grilled calamari. Each item was covered in a weird onion-based 'dressing' (unasked for, and not mentioned on the menu I don't think). It overpowered the dishes. The prawns... More 

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East London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were in Plett and tried Off the Hook as it was too cold to dine out in the main street. The meal we had was the best of the holiday and as a result, we went a week later to enjoy the same standard of hospitality. My wife and I had the fish bites and my father in law... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 8 Beacon Island Center, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: 044 533 0796

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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