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“Exceptional Katarina's at Kurland !!!”
Review of Katarina's

Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Katarina's Restaurant at the Kurland Hotel is the most magnificent venue in the Plettenberg Bay Area. It is set in the most beautiful polo estate in South Africa and the restaurant is very beautifully decorated and established in an old barn. The food we had was impeccable, the service fast and friendly and the whole ambiance was unbeatable. The attention to detail and care by Glenda Lederle, the head chef, was remarkable. I had the cold salmon and salad which was mouth-wateringly tasty and the others had the salmon fishcake and the calamari. All of us were really very impressed with the quality of the meal and the pure enjoyment of being in such a great venue. A definite for anybody visiting the area. 10 out of 10 !!!

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Reviewed 2 January 2014

The setting was idealic, Cape Dutch homestead and polo estate on a warm summer afternoon. We sat on the terrace overlooking the lands and mountains, hoping our lunch would match the surroundings. The food did not disappoint. The artichoke pie on the starter menu, which we ordered as a main, was plenty to eat. The steak tartare was excellent as was was the crumbed calamari and the T-bone. There were however some small issues which struck a discordant note. Our waitress was not well enough trained for an establishment of this stature. She was unable to advise us that the lack of sauce on the aubergines was due to a change in the menu and she seemed to have little training in serving wine. The food was also overpriced and the markup on the wines outrageous. No matter how good the wine, at R350-00 a bottle, the Springfield Life from Stone Sauvignon Blanc would have left a bitter taste in my mouth. Perhaps the prices were just seasonal, but whatever the case, I feel there is far better value available out there, even for this quality food.

Thank Deon W
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Invited by good friends we enjoyed the wonderful food at the restaurant of Kurland. The restaurant is very cozy with fires burning, pretty lights, comfortable cushions and welcoming staff.
Kurland is about 20 km outside of Plettenberg Bay on the N2 and very easy to find. After entering through the gates I was amazed by the view of the mountains bordering the green polo fields. For a minute I thought I was in Switzerland!
We were welcomed with local champagne (Bramon) from the opposite of the N2 and we shared a couple of starters with our table. Highly recommend the tomato/mozzarella sales.
I had salmon for mains and exactly as my friend said it was not hot but cold, served with eggs/ sauce and salad, very yummy. My husband ordered a steak from the steak bar (also very good) and he enjoyed a huge piece of cake with caramel and chocolate sauce.
HIGHLY recommended, I had such a lovely evening! Am going back to Kurland with our children very soon.

Thank MarinaBahrain
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Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

Coming here regularly this holiday has been a real highlight. The decor, atmosphere and staff friendliness are superb and the food by Glenda Lederle is exceptional. All meat is cooked on an open fire and deliciously tasty. The T-Bone steak and Beef burger are my personal favourites, as is the salmon fishcake and the baby chicken. You are in for a treat - either for Lunch on the veranda with a view overlooking grazing polo ponies or drinks on soft sofa's and dinner in front of a roaring fire. Really, it's stunning!

Thank vs45
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

The food was totally atrocious. The chefs clearly had no idea of hygiene as they were poking the steaks with their hands to check readiness. The best part of the meal was the oven chips we ordered for my daughter perhaps because they weren't cooked by the chef. We offered the waiter a double tip to taste the raw salmon burger but he laughed and refused

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Thank Lollypollykins
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