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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
“prawns” (24 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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11 - 20 of 688 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everone comes here for its position and happy go lucky atmosphere. The food was excellent and plentiful. if you stay the breakfasts are great

1  Thank bradders242
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting pizzas offered at their casual restaurant - lovely outdoor seating area in the evening! Wine list was little dear but it is shared with their upmarket restaurant. Dinner at main restaurant at Emily Moon was good, but we were vaguely disappointed. The food was...More

Thank THC61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were recommended to go for dinner by friends we made earlier on our trip - and they were so right to do so. On our second night in Plett, we visited for an evening meal full of dining pleasure. Starting with cocktails on the...More

Thank Grahame T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've wanted to go here for months but the Reservations Required just hadn't worked for us. Finally we had a group of 6 of us who wanted to go and we made a reservation the same day. The restaurant was beautiful with candelabras and a...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is the best hotel we ever stayed in!!! We always tell our friends to visit SA because it is such a beautiful country and because of Emily Moon. It is a hidden gem, not crowded and the location and design is OURSTANDING!!! It is...More

Thank mrandmrsyong
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We LOVE this place! It has so much charm and character. Beautiful views, well decorated with a perfect layout to enjoy inside or outdoor seating - even with special nooks for groups. The food is amazing and the wine choices just perfect. We had a...More

Thank son404
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had dinner with friends, restaurant was totally full. I had cauliflower frittters (which were soggy, but they made me a new batch) Friends had prawns, which were really good and steak, which was excellent. Waiter was very dour, but a lovely barman Zano came over...More

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had a really wonderful experience at their Friday night casual dining experience upstairs fires and heaters make things cosy and beer and cocktail prices on special and a excellent pizza selection make for a good evening

Thank madiesel
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning views and friendly service. Surely one of the best small hotels in the Western Cape.... We will be back!

Thank Breaan
Reviewed 12 September 2017

From the moment we walked in until we left we were treated like royalties but lets start from the word "Booking". It was so easy to make a reservation online and I received confirmation immediately as well as a reminder the morning of our dinner....More

Thank VintagePrincess1973
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Questions & Answers
Freda O
21 August 2017|
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Response from annieplett | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But I agree with the above answer that the staff is very helpful and might arrange something if you ask them in advance.
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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