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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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Somerset West, South Africa
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great dinner on the Monday and when we returned on Thursday it was a sad affair. The food was certainly different from Monday, much spicier, the fish and prawn curry was a soup with the fully dressed prawn swimming around and no towel to wipe the fingers. To top it all the white wine was warm and... More 

Thank dag1307
Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 over the bay to the mountains beyond. You can swim in the lagoon next to... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Kuchl, Austria
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 Austria

Thank sigridpauli
Banchory, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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99 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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237 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 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 good We had a table in middle of restaurant. It was far too crammed in... More 

Thank graham e
York, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

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

Thank 542Kenneth

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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$20
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, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?