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Emily Moon

Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 501 2500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“wontons” (10 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“steak” (35 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We cannot find words for that place! It's magical, with such a great decoration. We felt like guests in a fairytale, well cared after! We had booked a table three months in advance as we knew how hard it can be to get a table....More

Thank I H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked Simons bar for a venue for my 50th birthday party on a Saturday. I wanted snacks, some were great, however I specifically requested which ones I wanted and they got 80% correct. Service was impeccable and could not have asked for more. Venue...More

Thank Shellydevo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We always feel special when visiting Emily Moon. The ambience, service and value for money are unsurpassable.

Thank dtarrant2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Emily Moon is a must visit if one is coming to Plettenberg Bay. Gorgeous view for sundowners and the food is fantastic. The staff were friendly and attentive which really made for a pleasant afternoon and evening.

Thank plouwrens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

food.service.atmosphere. Just wowe! Everything was far from some of the recent reviews I've read. Being a restauranteer and after reading se of the reviews,I walked in a sceptic. I was blown away by the interior, great service ane food. One of my new favorite places...More

1  Thank Jumarie S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Went here with local friends and were blown away with the food, setting and service. Loved the pre dinner drink, in the open, by the open fire. All stunning. Would return.

1  Thank EveningEater
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was told to go to this place for dinner by a guy I sat next to on the plane! He raved on bout the place and made me promise to him I would go! This was a few days earlier and actually I had...More

1  Thank Mustang1560
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was my second visit to Emily Moon and definitely my last. The service was abrupt and nonchalant. I ordered a vegetable curry mild. It was over cooked, hot instead of mild. The vegetables (frozen) swam in a hideous tomato based sauce. The name is...More

Thank Jocelin K
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi there We are so sorry to hear about your experience. We would love to hear more about your what happened so we can address our staff and make sure the issues are dealt with. Please email alex@emilymoon.co.za We hope to see you again soon,...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

This restaurant is set in beautiful surroundings. I suggest you try and get there just before the sun sets for incredible views. It's also for all occasions. I have been there with a group that I was on golf tour with as well as a...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I know that everyone always loves there own wedding but we were blown away with having our wedding here . The accommodation at the venue is five star and that's coming from someone who runs a 5 star lodge . The food , James room...More

Thank Jarryd K
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12 December 2016|
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Response from emilymoon_sa | Property representative |
Hi, We would suggest smart-casual for dinner but are very happy for you to come as you are!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 501 2500
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Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa .
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