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The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant

Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 5520
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

We had lunch in this lovely restaurant and really enjoyed it. The dining area is part of a very elegant hotel, right on the beach, down a steep road, just off the main highway. The staff were very pleasant too. The large windows looked out...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Very nice setting ... perched and overhanging the lagoon at lookout bay. Nice smart looking place ... servicecwas pleasant and polite . We went just for wine and cocktails .. well priced and lovely. Wud recommend for a sundowner .. or lunchtime refreshment

Thank Andy R
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

We went with friends and our guesthouse owner from Safari guesthouse ! It has been a great night out with outstanding food and drinks ! Thank you for looking after us👍🍾🍸 We come back and can only recommend this restaurant 😃 Sigrid & Franz from...More

Thank sigridpauli
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Went here a couple of times. No bookings for lunch, but table available. Booked for dinner. Great cocktails, wine, beer. Really tasty food. Relaxed atmosphere. Quite a large restaurant with indoor and outdoor covered dining with views over Plettenberg Bay..stunning. Frequented by locals.

Thank mollyandsocks
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

One of The best locations in plett, right on the beach. The food is excellent and the staff are on the ball. The restaurant decor is lovely with a relaxed atmosphere. You cannot come to Plett and miss this place.

Thank Dean G
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Great service Our waitress Joyce was attentive from m the moment we sat down, explained the menue The food was wonderful, and the restaurant is a restful place We ate just as the sunset come down. Definitely NOT TO BE MISSED Highly recommended

Thank Darka M
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Set on the beach / estuary, the Lemon Grass is a very pleasant place to eat - good selection of dishes, very good service and great food and wine.

Thank DaveT8282
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

5 of us ALL residents of Plett had a bachelors evening at Lemon Grass Our Waitress Joyce was really good -however it appeared she was too pressured elsewhere and kitchen could not cope at the peak The booking process with Eric and Natalie had been...More

Thank graham e
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We had dinner here. The service and ambiance were good but we found the food disappointing. It was not tasty

Thank 542Kenneth
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The Lemon Grass has a great setting. Right on the beach, with options to sit inside or outside, this is a nice spot to spend an evening, especially once the candles are lit. However, we found the food to be very disappointing. If you are...More

Thank Chris G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 5520
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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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