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The Lemon Grass

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Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 5520
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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stourbridge west midlands
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant by a man we met in swellendam & it was all he said it would be. Our waiter Julian was very informative about the whole area and the service and food was excellent. A great prawn cocktail (always a winner in my book) Lovely location Hope to return one day

Thank yolanda28
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Kay and I had an impromptu lunch here yesterday. Kay's salad was good, my Kingclip line fish was outstanding, just a bit let down by some rather banal boiled vegetables, though the rosti potatoes were excellent. We chatted to two other groups of diners, so even though it wasn't busy there was a good friendly atmosphere. The view over the... More 

Thank Munchyguts
Solihull, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent enough food at a premium price but do make sure your bill is correct before you pay it. A poorish location with a view out to a brackish little lagoon.

1 Thank AdrianB144
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had luch yesterday at Lemongrass. Beautiful setting overlooking the lagoon. We both had the calamari strips, which is really the best in town! We also shared a chocolate volcano, absolutely delicious and perfectly cooked! Well done chef Elton!

Thank annieplett
Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night in Plett and had an excellent meal here. The triple Kudo dish was very tasty, cape curry hit the spot as did the fish of the day. Lovely restaurant and worth a visit.

Thank 56Traveller11
Groningen, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If it is still light and you want to enjoy a good meal, The Lemon Grass is superb choice. Superb location with views over Plettenberg Bay lagoon and just a few metres from the shallow water if you want to dip your feet in. I can recommend the Patagonia calamari (OK, admittedly, not an environmentally sound choice to choose fish... More 

Thank maaikepypekamp
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice setting. Terras is overviewing the lagoon. Good value for your Rands. Good food. Recommending the chicken with cashewnuts. And drink a cold lager with this. My wife was quite sattisfied with her caprese and sauvignon blanc.

Thank PietervandeRest
Bloubergstrand, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation and the friendly staff accommodated us despite the fact that they were fully booked. We had 90 minutes to dine before the actual booking arrived. The service,food and ambience was really good.

Thank Hentie B
Bedfordshire, England
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there one evening, and had a perfectly pleasant meal, service was pretty efficient. No complaints about anything. I had the Asian fish curry, and it was very good. Just little things detract from a very good restaurant e.g. Water comes in individual small plastic bottles instead of a jug with ice, knapkins are small and paper, staff seemed... More 

Thank Anon-Beds
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us plus baby in high chair enjoyed a great lunch in this delightful restaurant. The setting overlooking the beach and bay was fantastic, and we couldn't fault either the service or food we enjoyed. I had the lamb curry, and this was one of the tastiest curries I've eaten (& coming from Birmingham in the UK that's praise... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?