We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Med Seafood Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Bayview Centre | Corner Gibb & Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 533 3102
Website
Today
07:30 - 21:30
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

178 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 162: English reviews
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Level Contributor
74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service and atmosphere was good in general and we ordered the seafood platter which was very tasty and would recommend to others and will return there again.

Helpful?
1 Thank TripAdviser747
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was just thinking where have my last dinner in Plettenberg Bay. Then I found a review about The Med Seafood Bistro. When I arrived there with Family, I got very surprise. It's welcoming place. The team was great and the food ... awesome!. Everything was perfect!. Great option.

Helpful?
2 Thank Antonio X
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We visited The Med two years ago and enjoyed it so much that we had to return this year again. Although the place seemed not to be the same as last (in terms of cleanliness) the seafood platter (we had 3) were very nice. The food was not soaking in sauce and you are able to taste the food as... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank 114anitav
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
698 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had been recommended to Med Bistro by a B&B owner on a previous visit and thought we'd give it a try. One of the odd things about Plett restaurants is that the "average" places (like this one or Off the Hook) are not significantly cheaper than the really good ones (Seafood at the Plett, Nguni, Equinox etc). I would... More 

Helpful?
Thank DTM56
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We came here on our first night out as husband and wife. I absolutely loved it. I had the lamb shank and my husband had the seafood platter. It was beautiful, he complained about the mussels (to me, not an official complaint) that's why only four stars. My lamb deserved ten stars in my opinion. Marianne was extremely friendly, even... More 

Helpful?
Thank Isabel v
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

we had the seafood platter, mussels with sand and the prawns overcooked. Maybe the other items on the menu are great

Helpful?
1 Thank onsstee
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Food was okay. Very noisy. Drinks service a bit slow. Expensive for what you get. Had the Trio of fish. All tasted the same. Lemon butter sauce needs some work.

Helpful?
Thank Mark M
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

It was my first time in Plett and there were a variety of places to choose from for supper. Fortunately we have the Entertainer book which made us choose to go to The Med Bistro. What a great decision. Although we waited a bit I did not mind especially because they delivered such tasty food. I loved the atmosphere, the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ashley K
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The Med has been in Plett for many, many years and the owners have become my friends, To be in business for so many years is an achievement by itself. They moved after many years from The Village Square to The Bay Hotel. To be honest I miss the intimate atmosphere of the old Med. The new premises are very... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Helene9015
Uplands Plettenberg Bay
Level Contributor
34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Every year for our wedding anniversary and my birthday Ray and I go to the Med for a special treat and have been doing so for the last 12 years as residents of Plettenberg Bay and before that as tourists. Never in my life have I been treated or spoken to in that manner by the owner of a restaurant... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Bellamanga
medseafoodbistro283, Owner at The Med Seafood Bistro, responded to this review

Fiona - I am surprised it took you a week to get to Tripadvisor! Yes, you had wonderful times at The Med because we treated you with respect & humoured you. Although I remember your visits very differently- me with a sinking feeling in my stomach, you so friendly on arrival, usually with the wheels coming off as the evening... More 

Travellers who viewed The Med Seafood Bistro also viewed

Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
 
Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
 

Been to The Med Seafood Bistro? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bayview Centre | Corner Gibb & Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 3102

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Med Seafood Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?