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The Rod and Reel Restaurant and Pub - CLOSED

Castleton Resort | Piesang Valley road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 0165
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
2 Mar 2017
“Now renamed Pot Luck”
4 Jan 2017
“The View is Great but.....”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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Castleton Resort | Piesang Valley road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Brand new ownership (ex Berlins). For a newly opened restaurant, it still has teething problems, although a limited menu, the food and service was really great. Give it a few months of good attendance and music, it will be the family place to go.

Thank suesP3017AX
Reviewed 4 January 2017

As a fan of the old Rod n Reel, I looked forward to a tasty meal when I took a friend there to celebrate her birthday. Unfortunately, The View, as it is now called, did not measure up to my expectations. Our first choice of...More

1  Thank trenig
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Why can they not make this a top restaurant? Service is good but food is just so poor The dishes are so ordinary and presentation is totally off putting Someone in the business could make this great

Thank graham e
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We were a table of 8 with mixed feelings about the re named restaurant from The Rod and Reel to The View . It does have a fantastic view from its outdoor deck. The tapas menu was very limited for an evening meal . We...More

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Good service, the food was very nice, the staff friendly and professional, especially our waiter Chris

1  Thank Lisl K
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Snails in creamy garlic sauce were cold and sauce congealed. Chicken livers peri peri were not peri peri and also served cold. Their "speciality" the calamari was also served tough and cold. And to top it all the prawns were over cooked and served with...More

Thank 29robyns
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The food here is consistently awesome and the prices very affordable. ..but I had a Thai chicken curry tonight which went above and beyond my expectation and is worth a mention here! Excellent friendly service with a smile always!

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Mitchells, seafood and a stunning view!! Couldn't have asked for a better meal and evening!! Had a wonderful time! Staff very friendly! Will definitely be back soon!!

Thank 23felicitym
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We visited R&RP for the second time during our April trip. Just as with the inaugural trip a couple of years ago, we enjoyed one of our best meals. We each enjoyed a grouper entree and the quality of the fish and the preparation was...More

Thank karlgco
Reviewed 29 March 2016

After reading the reviews of this place, I decided to book for Easter Saturday. The atmosphere was very relaxed and the view stunning from the top, but these were the only positives. When we arrived we were informed there were no mushrooms available, no soup,...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 17
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castleton Resort | Piesang Valley road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 0165
  • E-mail
The Restaurant that has become a way of life, where quality, service and value are of utmost importance. Our dishes are prepared on order. So sit back, relax and enjoy your meal with us.
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