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Lookout Deck

Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 1379
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (184 reviews)
“mussel pot” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (105 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Shocking dinner with even worse service! We have been long time supporters of The Lookout Deck so extremely disappointed! Roy & Sandy Ross

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Climber23368476970
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Breakfast was delicious, the service was exceptional (thanks to Jeremy) and the view was sensational.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bronwyna580
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is very convenient after a day on the beach, and gives you the opportunity to dine while looking at the waves. It's a pleasant casual restaurant with good service. However the food is just alright, and super overpriced. You pay double what you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank miaroets
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently visited the Lookout Deck with a large family group. The food was good however it was notable how prices have significantly increased with smaller portions. Views are unrivaled and great time was had but not what it was

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank gregsD3442WQ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lookout deck is a place that we visit every time we are in Plett. The atmosphere is good especial over the holidays. It still remains one of the best places to go after a long hot day on the beach have a couple of cold...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Quinten k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very disappointing Menu refers to fish “ fresh from the sea “ Sole has market price attached - ordered and got dried up frazzled frozen fish ! Waitress admitted that and that there had been other complaints . She said she spoke to management but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank sjdm78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at 3pm on a busy day but the service was very slow. We had to order the same drink twice and it took 30 mins to arrive. Then waited a further 30 mins to pay the bill. Good spot for sundowners but be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Klb2027
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went after the hordes of holiday makers had left so it was about 30% full, no queuing required! Saw dolphins playing in the waves from our table. Us adults had fish n chips and fish and calamari, it was delicious. Kids had the kids chicken...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank happycamper789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Lookout , however it is very stuffy and dusty and dark inside as well as too hot. Setting is super with great views as well as food that is outstanding. Please Lookout..time for a revamp

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jealene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely view of the beach and waterfront. Friendly service, meals cooked to order so you may have to wait a little while for your meal. Well worth the wait though.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chieva
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13 November 2018|
Response from marklh | Reviewed this property |
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29 December 2017|
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Response from Zvrens | Reviewed this property |
We were there peak season on a rainy day (no outside tables available due to weather) but they have such efficient staff that they accommodated masses of people inside. No booking required in my opinion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 1379
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