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Lookout Deck

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Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 533 1379
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Hove
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wasn't blown away by the food but the views and sunset are certainly something to wow you making the whole experience worth it. I liked the restaurants casual style and we were content with the choice.

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Thank badger1977
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

View much better than the service!!We've been coming to Lookout for more than 30years and never was the service soooo bad!! The food very average !!

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Thank Rhona M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An excellent view, very nicely cooked food, a good range of options, pretty good service. We reckon particularly attractive for lunchtime but my son went their with his girlfriend in the evening and loved it. Our neighbour in Plett has lived there for 20 years and swears it is Plett's best restaurant. Particularly good menu options are linefish of the... More 

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Thank DTM56
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a day of driving through to Plet for a Pint o Prawns and a draft. As always, service was friendly and professional, food was tasty and the view and surroundings beautiful. The activity of peeling each prawn to dip in the sauce is relaxing as all hell. Lookout is a landmark worth visiting even if only for a... More 

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Thank 97stefanv
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived later on Sunday evening so as not to queue for so long. A 20 minute wait for a table was fine for us. Ordered our food and then waited 45 minutes. Even our waitress expressed concern over the length of time it was taking. The restaurant was emptying out so the orders were obviously reducing. The Cape Malay... More 

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Thank Lesley R
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location as the name suggests. Perfect for lunch, very relaxed atmosphere, some people came straight off the beach. There is a broad menu and it's not pricey, ideal with children. We called in and managed to get a table on the balcony overlooking the beach and sea, a beautiful spot. This isn't a place for fine dining but is... More 

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Thank Harrybags
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Service food views great, Chicken and hake always have had a great meal here, would definitely recommend

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Thank Karen v
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we are in Plettenberg Bay we return to the deck to have drinks and a casual drink. The food is always good and the cocktails are great. I highly recommend the Mai Tai's.

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Thank Brandoneisie31
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great site on the rocks. Staff friendly and food consistently good. Service consistently slow but I was on holiday and enjoyed the setting and had a few drinks. Dont go if you in a rush. Also, there is ALWAYS a line. You must walk up to the front and put down your name. If the line is long, ask how... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lookout has a great view and that's about all you can say for it. The food is ok but nothing special, the service is hit and miss (some very friendly and helpful, some not so much!).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 1379

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?