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Chez Laurent

Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 76 463 5764
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (7 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Steakhouse, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this is not a classic restaurant. you sit more or less outside. It is a great atmosphere. the cook is very friendly. we came without reservation and he hadn't had enough meat for the steaks. so he called the butcher and ask him to bring...More

Thank Lena S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It is a simple kitchen. You have to bring your own wine or drinks - which you also can buy in the market in the next 'shop'. Excellent steaks from the grill ! Please check some hours prior whether it is open and whether the...More

Thank 63Stef05
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

EXCELLENT Steak! Highly recomended! Take own wine, not necessary to dress-up. Relaxed casual environment. We will be back

Thank Deonessa
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This little place is in the "Markie" (Little Market). Although it's small and only the owner (Chef), and one lady to help him AND waiter, it was a geat experience to eat there. We have taken our own wine. We ate the best fillet, I...More

1  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Was amazed by the quality of South African meat - ended up eating a lot over my 2 weeks travelling. Chez Laurent was hands down the best. Not only was the 300g fillet (R150) beautifully cooked, but the chips, salad and brandy & peppercorn sauce...More

Thank Ali U
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our AirBnB host recommended Laurent to us as having the best fillet steak you could get in Plett. He wasn't wrong. You have to order your steak in advance of the day you plan on going. You cannot reserve a table as it is a...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A superb flambé pepper steak prepared with care in a simple venue. Laurent is a great host and you get a genuine piece of Gallic humour thrown in as a bargain

Thank Obishtrim
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! Its not a real restaurant but more like a food hall with some restaurants. You bring your own wine & glas (dont forget that!) and enjoy the excellent food. Steak is what you get and a brilliant Crème brûlée :-)

Thank imalte
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great to visit on Wednesday when there is live music in the Market area. Steaks are always really good but the solid and flies are just OK. Remember to bring own wine and you must book for Wednesday.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Back in Plettenberg for our yearly visit and always one of the first places we go to eat is to Laurent for one of his Fillet Steaks with pepper sauce, chips and Salad. Not disappointed, never have been. Also Laurent makes the most delicious Creme...More

Thank 450kate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 76 463 5764
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