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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
“lamb shank” (22 reviews)
“panna cotta” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 710 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, service, presentation, hostess etc. Good restaurant for a special occasion, or any time, and while you pay for what you get, it's not OTP expensive like some similar places can be.

Thank Humphcp
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Humphcp, Thank you kindly for the wonderful review. We are pleased to hear you found our food, service, presentation as well as our hostess very good. Warmest Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here quite a few times, and every time our expectations was met to the full. Food was excellent and service by all staff brilliant. The relaxed, but still stylish ambiance makes this a great option for family or just for 2 for...More

1  Thank AgrumeA
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear AgrumeA, We are delighted to read that every time you have dined with us your expectations were met to the full! Thank you for the lovely comments on both the meals you enjoyed with us as well as for the brilliant unobtrusive staff. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lamb and the beef steak. Both amazing! The service was superb and the atmosphere perfect.More

Thank Michael B
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael B, We are thrilled to read that your meal with us at Zinzi was the "best meal of the holiday" Thank you for your kind words regarding our "superb service and perfect atmosphere" We look forward to welcoming you back. Kindest Regards The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at Tsala, and they strongly recommended us to try Zinzi on our second night. It's a lovely spot on the estate, set in beautiful gardens looking out to the forest (which is untouched by the recent fires). Menu has a bit of...More

Thank Tim C
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tim C, We are pleased to hear that after being recommended Zinzi you decided to join us and that you had a "superb gentle meal" and that our staff lived up to what we strive for by looking after our guests and giving great...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received a warm welcome in a beautiful setting. Comfortable seating overlooking a forest. The menu offers an complicated but sufficient variety of meal options . Vegetarian options available. The pulled pork was extremely tasty and the fillet delectable. Dessert options from Pavlova to créme...More

Thank Hannetjie
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hannetjie, Thank you for the wonderful review of our Zinzi Restaurant. As the pulled pork is one of our main and most popular dishes we are pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed it and thought it was "extremely tasty" Our wine list does contain...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to Zinzi on a dark winter night meant an approach down a tunnel of trees to arrive at a large wooden door. We were ushered inside a high ceilinged warm and inviting space. Tables are well spaced and quite a number look out through...More

Thank DSP0013
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DSP0013 , Thank you for firstly the wonderful description of our restaurant and then secondly for your kind words on our service and "abundant meals." We are pleased to hear you had an "relaxing and enjoyable restaurant experience" Our staff and chefs thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue, awesome atmosphere, limited but very good menu, wine selection a bit limited and steep prices, service fantasticMore

Thank Shellydevo
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shellydevo, Thank you so much for your review on our "great venue, awesome atmosphere and fantastic service" you had while dining with us at Zinzi Restaurant. We do hope to see you come back to give our new menu and our extensive new wine...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through the forest, I started to wonder if we had missed a turn off. Cold and a tad annoyed we arrived at this breathtaking venue only to be welcomed by friendly professional staff, who really round off the warm yet classy ambiance. The food...More

Thank Simone S
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Simon S, We are so glad you did not give up after thinking you missed a turnoff. It was lovely having you dine with us and are pleased that you feel our meals left your "taste buds feeling titillated". We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere after a day of hiking or whale watching. Great diverse menu, delicious food, reasonable pricing. We actually went 2 nights in a row we loved it so much! Hallumi (fried cheese), miso salmon, burger, caprese salad were all hits!More

Thank Jade618
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jade618, Thank you for your wonderful review on our Zinzi Restaurant. We are so pleased to hear you thought our menu was "diverse, delicious and reasonably priced" Thank you for choosing to dine with us on both your evenings. We do hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live across the valley from this beautiful restaurant. Plett and knysna is limited to the amount of restaurants which results in fewer choices. The dishes are beautiful. They are Explosive, leaving your taste buds addicted for more. One cannot simply go there once in...More

Thank Neena d
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Neena d, Thank you for your kind words! We are so pleased to read you think our "dishes are beautiful and explosive", We strive to make our guests feel welcome from the moment you step through the doors and we are so glad that...More

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Sylvia B
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Zinzi_Rest | Property representative |
Dear Sylvia B We would suggest smart casual for evening, day time is very casual though. But we fully understand that most guests during holiday period would not necessarily have smart pants available. You are welcome to... More
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Maylanes
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Zinzi_Rest | Property representative |
Good evening Maylanes We are situated about 4km from the Knysna Elephant park, once you get to the N2 just drive directly opposite and follow the dirt road for 1km until you reach the Entrance gate to Hunter's & Tsala... More
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obiokehi
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Rolgand | Reviewed this property |
I think its worth it! But forget about prawns! I had the mussels as a starter today, very, very nice! And the kinglip sounded heavenly! You should better have a reservation though! Its quite busy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay  >  Harkerville
  • Phone Number: +27 44 532 8226
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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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