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“Wow !!! Lovely People, Superb Food, and Great Setting.”
Review of The Burnt Orange

The Burnt Orange
Ranked #25 of 105 Restaurants in Plettenberg Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$17
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

What a refreshing find (thanks to Trip Advisor !). This relatively new restaurant is hidden away in an area behind the Plett Water Park in Piesang River Valley. It is is run by very nice people indeed -- Mother (Michelle ?), as the Host, and her Son (Gareth) --an excellent and very qualified and experienced chef ! We went on a coolish and very wet mid November night, and the ambience of the smallish restaurant was superb. We had outstanding food -- a Linefish (Gurnard) dish and a Sirloin Steak Dish. Both beautifully crafted and really exceptional flavours !! The service from the waiter we had was also really excellent and sincere. Truly genuine people, wonderful food and a unique ambience ! Will definitely be going again next time we are in Plett.

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Thank Richard V
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Come down to The Burnt Orange and you will enjoy the best food that you can get in The Garden Route, come and wind down and relax with awsome views down in the Valley. And dont forget their Desert

Thank MarcoS8749
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

What a find! Luckily we had locals to guide us to this treasure. If you are visiting Plett, don't miss out. We had the best food and service of our entire trip. A quirky, charming setting outdoors, with chalkboard specials. The pork belly and mash was the finest I have ever had, which takes some doing, given the number of restaurants that feature this dish.Crisp crackling and moist tender meat, with a delectable sauce. The sirloin was cooked to perfection, with faultless crunchy potato wedges. The Patagonian calamari dish was beautifully spiced.. But the triumph of the day was the dessert course. A play on Eton Mess, which was sublime, a Zabaglione which was silky smooth, and a chocolate and orange mousse which had just the right consistency and balance. The wine list was well chosen, and well priced. The chef came out to say hello, which is always a welcome touch, and the chef's mother was a charming hostess. What a privilege to live in Plettenberg Bay, and to have access to this restaurant, with a chef who has boundless passion and talent, something you seldom encounter. The only challenge is to find the place, but it is worth doing a bit of homework to accomplish this. Without doubt, the best we have ever experienced in Plett, and well priced to boot. Don't miss the experience if you are lucky enough to have the chance.

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Thank Butch R
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Burnt Orange truly is Plettenberg Bay's best kept secret. Tucked away behind the Gym and Wild Waters along a river bank is a beautiful semi-rustic venue with beautiful views, comfortable seating and of course, absolutely delicious food. The restaurant is family run by the head chef and his mom, which guarantees you the best quality food and service in Plettenberg Bay. As for teh food, much can be said about it, it's creative, wordly and full of flavour and culture. The menu changes regularly and displayed beautifully on artists easels. I highly recommend visit the Burnt Orange, it is a dining experience unlike any other.

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Thank Layla H
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I had the most tasty meal I could have asked for . Definitely a 5 star meal ! Beautiful venue with a great atmosphere . Could't ask for better !

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Thank nerinepietersesa
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