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“Special place, unbelievable food, great setting ”
Review of Zinzi

Zinzi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Special place, unbelievable food, great setting ”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

The food, ambiance setting and service was excellent. We went for a special occasion and the staff truelly made it just that! 10/10 all round. Thanks to everyone at Zinzi for making my day special.

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Thank Candice K
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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Dear CandiceK

Thank you for your kind review! We are pleased that we could be part of your special occasion and delighted that you had a wonderful evening dining with us.
Looking forward to having you dine with us again on your next visit to Plett.
Best regards
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Incredible food”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Book in advance as you'll never get a table if you just pitch up on the day you check in to one of the local hotels. Local people drive in to eat here so it's not just for the hotel guests of Tsala & Country House. There's good reason why the locals come here - because the food is amazing. A great variety so something for everyone and the staff are friendly and attentive. The decor is simply stunning and it adds a real sense of luxury to your experience there.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Rebecca D
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“What a great place”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

This must have been one of the best places I have ever eaten at. Great hospitality by the team and we were seated right next to the window with great views of the lawn and forest. Food was exceptional and the service top notch.
Come early and you can even sit outside at the log fire to have an aperatif prior to your meal or simply go for a walk around.
If you visit Plett, this place must be on your list to visit, dinner is fabulous.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Tim B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Lovely food but some things disappointing”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

We visited the restaurant for Sunday lunch, I have to say that the service was impeccable, with the food been lovely with the exception of one dish my mussels !!
We started with a glass of sparkling wine, sat outside overlooking the beautiful garden and ordered our starters.
The starters arrived 2 of the dishes we lovely, but the mussels were truly shocking ! Nothing wrong with the way they were cooked or the presentation but upon eating them I chipped a tooth because the shells where broken, there were lots of broken pieces of shells in sauce and in the mussels themselves. Not nice biting into a soft mussel and hitting a hard shell. I did complain about this and asked why, the waiter returned to blame the packaging method and said that too many mussels we packed in the box braking their shells. Come on chef, why were these not rinsed or sorted ? Truly shocking ! One should not serve up food like that.
The main courses were very nice and cooked to perfection.
My other issue was the state of the ladies toilets, my partner and her mother both came out disgusted with the state of them.
The redeeming factor was rest of the food was excellent and the 2 bottles of Grande Provence award winning Chardonnay was truly awesome 10 out of 10 for the wine.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Robert_Mark_11
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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review, 2 May 2014
Dear ROBERT_MARK_11

We appreciate your positive as well as constructive feedback. We always strive for perfection and guest satisfaction. With your feed back we can certainly work on our shortcomings.
We do hope that you would be able to join us again in the near future for a true Zinzi dining experience.
Kindest Regards
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely place, excellent food and service”
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

Our first trip to this restaurant and it was well worth it. Lovely decor, very friendly service and the food was amazing, we loved it and will add it to our regular list on our next trip. The wine list was excellent too.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Jill A
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