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The Lemon Grass

Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 5520
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon pasta” (7 reviews)
“thai food” (6 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

delicous - faultless food - the setting is wonderful - best go in daylight - as the view is breathtaking

Thank franceabroadfrench
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Thank Anton B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank jenjub
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...More

Thank Bronwyn E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 0cke
Reviewed 3 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!

Thank 480susan1949
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

Thank Mike W
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...More

Thank SeanPinner
Reviewed 4 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...More

1  Thank Jane W
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!

Thank CBJenkinson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
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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
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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!