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The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant

Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 5520
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon pasta” (7 reviews)
“pad thai” (10 reviews)
“creme brulee” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 549 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Located overlooking lookout beach, we had a lovely meal and experience. staff very good. We pre-booked a table at front close to sea which would definitely recommend. Food has an asian flavour and was lovely

Thank PeteandAly
Reviewed yesterday

Had dinner here and really enjoyed it. Had to book and was very busy and unfortunately couldn't get an outside table. The food was very good and we enjoyed our visit and would return. Prices are good and had no complaints about the service

Thank LEMONS_11
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Menu and quite excellent staff/waiters. We ate there on consecutive evenings (make sure you book in advance). Partly because it was a very decent restaurant, but also due to the lack of choice nearby. Nevertheless, I strongly recommend it (great wine list)

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been to the lemongrass several times and it has always been a great pleasure to visit. The interior is nice, the terrace is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the delicious food. Especially the kingklip is cooked to perfection every time. The service...More

Thank Isabelle S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had booked but still had to wait a few minutes (standing up as others were waiting in the spare seats). Restaurant was absolutely heaving and we soon found out why. Interesting menu with some good combinations and the food really was excellent. Efficient staff and...More

Thank VonBadger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 93rd old dad to this restaurant for its ease of access, and because they had a disabled parking right outside. We sat next to two German men, one who turned out to be the owner, Erich, who saw exactly how frail my...More

Thank AliC1000
milkwoodmanorplett, Guest Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AliC100 Thank you for your review, Just to clarify, we completely understand your dad not being mobile and needing easy access to our restaurant, but unfortunately you chose to park your car inside the entrance to our restaurant, blocking access to our other guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right on the beach Lemon Grass is beautifully situated. Sadly it was windy and cool so the outside tables weren’t an option though I imagine that would be wonderful in the sunshine. The interior is nicely done and large. Do book as it is always...More

Thank Trish66
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at Lemon Grass a number of times, and have always had a good experience. But my latest visit was a disaster!. Our waiter really didn't want to serve us, and only very grudgingly took our order. We had intended to eat, but were...More

Thank 247LiveLife
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 247Livelife Thank you for review, Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. We apologize that your visit to us was not the best experience, but...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This wasn't our first choice of restaurant, thank goodness the other one was fully booked. Great table outside. Don our waiter was second to non with his charm and recommendations. Food was excellent. Recommend Thai Green Chicken Curry .... fabulous. Views of sea and estuary...More

Thank Susan H
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan Thank you for taking the time to review us, we work extremely hard to offer our visitors the best dining experience we can, and i am ecstatic that it reflected in your last visit. I made sure that Don got the recognition that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate on the Terrace at 7pm and were extremely well looked after by the excellent waiter, Don. From the 1st Gin and Tonic to the final Creme Brûlée nothing disappointed. The starters were fantastic (delicious snails and a Caprese Salad) and the Chicken Green Curry...More

Thank Roobsdad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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