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Five Recommended Restaurants in Plettenberg Bay

16 January 2018

Plettenberg Bay is a wonderful mix of hiking trails and pristine beaches, shopping centers, restaurants and bars… the list could go on and on, thus making it an ideal holiday destination to add to your 2018 travel dream board.

Using TripAdvisor as a source, we have detailed five of the top ten recommended restaurants in and around Plettenberg Bay to enjoy local cuisine in the area. From seafood to pizza, these places each offer a diverse menu and unique setting. You are truly spoilt for choice!


Nguni Restaurant, a historical monument, is situated in the centre of town. Serving a distinctly South African menu with creative flair, the Nguni lasses only cook with the freshest of local ingredients.

“Enjoyed a delicious dinner here. The servers were particularly friendly. Nice spot for a special occasion.”
– reviewed on TripAdvisor by JMBFDublin

Nguni Contact Details
Address 6 Cresent Street, Plettenberg Bay
Telephone Number (+27) 44 533 6710
Distance from The Robberg 3.4km (8 minute drive)

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At The Fat Fish in Plettenberg Bay, you will be greeted by an open and spacious light filled interior with views of the sea and the famous Beacon Isle Hotel. The restaurant is stylish yet casual and a large terrace ensures al fresco dining on a perfect Plett evening is always an option.

“The seafood was excellent - in particular the prawns cooked to perfection the shells came off easily. I had the white fish in mango curry sauce, which was delicious.”
– reviewed on TripAdvisor by Manfred C

Fat Fish Contact Details
Address Hopwood Street, Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay
Telephone Number +27 (0)44 533 4740
Distance from The Robberg 2.5km (5 minute drive)



The location of this restaurant truly is one of a kind - The terrace of Enrico’s in Plettenberg Bay is a prime site for watching dolphins and whales with swooping views across the bay to Robberg. Paired with amazing food and a homely, relaxed setting, this spot is definitely worth visiting.

“Great place for pizza! We came back for a second night on the trot! We enjoyed sitting out on the terrace listening to live music and the waves roll in. Perfect.”
– reviewed on TripAdvisor by goodnesskate

Enrico Ristorante Contact Details
Address 296, Main Street, Keurboomstrand (just outside Plettenberg Bay)
Telephone Number +27 (0)44 535 9818
Distance from The Robberg 18.3km (22 minute drive)



Sitting directly on the Keurbooms Lagoon and Lookout Beach, The Lookout Deck offers unobstructed ocean views, gentle breezes, and the glamorous light of Plett’s famous sunsets to add a hint of tropical colour to your cocktail.

“We were fortunate to arrive early to this popular and lively spot so had a great table with a view. Service was friendly and slick and food was tasty. Great spot to grab a bite after a hard day on the beach.”
– reviewed on TripAdvisor by JMBFDublin

Lookout Contact Details
Address Hill Street, Lookout Beach, Plettenberg Bay
Telephone Number +27 (0)44 533 1379
Distance from The Robberg 3.9km (9 minute drive)



Beautifully situated right on the famous Lookout beach, this terraced restaurant was carefully designed without walls, so as not to spoil the phenomenal panoramic views, which stretch from the gently lapping lagoon, all the way to the Tsitsikamma mountain range.

“A first class restaurant good service and first class food, the service was quick and efficient and the surroundings were excellent”
– reviewed on TripAdvisor

Lemon Grass Contact Details
Address Salmack Road, Plettenberg Bay
Telephone Number +27 (0)44 533 5520
Distance from The Robberg 4.5km (10 minute drive)


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