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The Lemon Grass

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Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 5520
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Following a recommendation from my aunts, we popped in one evening for a family meal. I had a most excellent chicken and prawn curry, Nic had a highly-recommended trio of fillet (being several slices of each of Kudu, Warthog and Eland), and Rose had a fragrant Thai-green chicken curry. James, who was not hungry when we placed orders, changed his... More 

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Thank Anton B
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for a late lunch. Excellent ambience. Professional service. Food divine. We had Asian prawn noodle dish recommended manager, and trio of venison steaks. Both delicious!

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Thank jenjub
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in Plettenberg and looked up the local restaurants. We had been to local grill and pizza restaurants and they were fine but we wanted something better. A few minutes drive from the town centre is The Lemon Grass. It is a lovely space with magnificent views. We were there as it was getting dark but still enjoyed... More 

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Thank Bronwyn E
Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere. Food excellent. Service friendly. Beautiful view. Nice interior. It exhumes quality.

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Thank 0cke
Knysna, South Africa
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a memorial lunch with family, it was memorable and delicious , great service too! the menu was small but varied, the rosti was wonderful!

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Thank 480susan1949
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal in Plett. Our party of 8 had an awesome meal today and hats off to Chef and staff for great cuisine today. We will be back within the week guys

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Thank Mike W
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst looking for a restaurant in Plettenberg Bay, we noticed Lemon Grass had been getting a number of good reviews, so thought we would give it a go. The restaurant was steadily busy for a Monday night. I suspect a daytime meal is best to fully appreciate the views over the beach. I ordered the Cape Malay Curry, which the... More 

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Thank SeanPinner
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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125 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must have been unlucky...first of all I was seated out on the deck which was too windy, but told all tables inside were booked...then the Thai green curry I ordered came and was really very ordinary and seemed to have been reheated...rice was sticky and definitely had been microwaved...service was poor and bill was hefty...I would not visit again.... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on the first night of our stay in Plet, and couldn't get enough! We the trio of venison was perfection and cocktails and wine were a great too. The Service was faultless - Thank you!

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Thank CBJenkinson
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88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been hete three times in two days. Very good kitchen. All fresh made food. Winelist ok. Value for money. Nice staff. Good service. Parking space available. Reservation recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 21
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 5520
Description
Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant is beautifully situated at the water’s edge in Plettenberg Bay, with uninterrupted views of lagoon, mountain and ocean. The restaurant’s open, warm atmosphere is coupled with an exceptional location making it one of Plettenberg Bay’s top restaurants. Visual feasting aside, the award-winning dishes at Lemon Grass are equally delicious. From the freshest dish and seafood to mouth-watering meats and game, all drawing influence from international and traditional local cuisine. Each dish is carefully prepared from the freshest ingredients by our chefs to ensure that you are smiling from the first bite to the last!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?