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Emily Moon

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Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 501 2500
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelling with overseas guests one always wants to find somewhere completely different and this ticked all the boxes. Wonderful quirky décor, fabulous view of the river bend, amazing food and a waitress who was so awesome we kissed her goodbye when we left. My only complaint was my own fault because I hadn't booked to stay there as well -... More 

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Thank Marion C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow !! What a wonderful setting the rooms are amazing, very large and everything is catered for but don't expect AC you don't need it The views are truly special what a way to relax, and then a further treat is the restaurant fantastic setting friendly and helpful staff and a great menu with quality to match

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Thank Pieman3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Emily Moon in Feb 2017 having been recommended it in advance by other friends. We booked in advance as there was 8 of us including children. The staff were super organised and friendly, despite the restaurant being packed there was high chairs already at the table when we arrived. Unfortunately the weather was poor so we didn't fully... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Found this on trip advisor and being the closest to our B&B decided to give it a go. It was fully booked for the first two evenings but we just managed to get a table for our last night. It is in a lovely setting overlooking the river. The atmosphere is super as is the food and service. The menu... More 

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Thank Tonbon55
Macclesfield
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A breathtakingly amazing view from our table and a perfect setting to watch the sun go down. The food was beautifully presented and delicious and the staff friendly and attentive. We loved it!

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings, beautiful view. Friendly, knowledgable and efficient staff, and of course yummy food! A cut above the average!

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Thank WippyAnn
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten at several restaurants in the Plettenberg area that are rated more highly on tripadviser, we think Emily Moon deserves to be further up the rankings! We recommend you get there early - say 19.00, so that you can enjoy the great views before the sun sets. This was a delightful experience - from the friendly welcome, to the... More 

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Thank Chris G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Emily Moon for my husbands Birthday. I made a booking well in advance and mentioned that it was my husbands Birthday. On arrival both the hostess and manager wished him a Happy Birthday and to our surprise there was a birthday card on the table as well. The experience was excellent right through from the cocktails, service... More 

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UK
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only stopped off at Emily Moon on our way to Knysna as we had stayed here many years ago and had happy memories of our visit. We were not disappointed! It is a very special place, it has a Moroccan design, comfortable seating areas where you while away your time with a drink, meal or snacks overlooking the meandering... More 

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Calitzdorp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting this restaurant already several time in the last 4 years. It has become even better. Situated near the city of Plettenberg Bay and the Bitou river. Good choice of fish and meat and superb winelist. To us and the friends it is one of the best restaurants in the area

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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
African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?