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Lookout Deck

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Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 533 1379
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Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group just needing a nice place for lunch in Plett and this place had good reviews. We were not disappointed. The food was tasty and reasonably priced, and the view over the beach was fantastic. The staff were very accommodating when we wanted a half portion of something.

Thank Beechaplin
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to the Lookout many times. There are always many people there but somehow, we always find a table. The food is consistently good and the waiters know the menus and are very good efficient.

Thank Shakkie
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

year after year we are coming to plett and the first night is always lookout time. we were lucky to get a place outside, but the staff was very helpful and if you are prepared to wait it is an overall very good experience. the view unchanged and the food fresh. the kingklip was really fresh and world class. wines... More 

Thank welltravelledHamburg
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wasn't blown away by the food but the views and sunset are certainly something to wow you making the whole experience worth it. I liked the restaurants casual style and we were content with the choice.

Thank badger1977
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

View much better than the service!!We've been coming to Lookout for more than 30years and never was the service soooo bad!! The food very average !!

Thank Rhona M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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726 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent view, very nicely cooked food, a good range of options, pretty good service. We reckon particularly attractive for lunchtime but my son went their with his girlfriend in the evening and loved it. Our neighbour in Plett has lived there for 20 years and swears it is Plett's best restaurant. Particularly good menu options are linefish of the... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We made a day of driving through to Plet for a Pint o Prawns and a draft. As always, service was friendly and professional, food was tasty and the view and surroundings beautiful. The activity of peeling each prawn to dip in the sauce is relaxing as all hell. Lookout is a landmark worth visiting even if only for a... More 

Thank 97stefanv
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived later on Sunday evening so as not to queue for so long. A 20 minute wait for a table was fine for us. Ordered our food and then waited 45 minutes. Even our waitress expressed concern over the length of time it was taking. The restaurant was emptying out so the orders were obviously reducing. The Cape Malay... More 

Thank Lesley R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location as the name suggests. Perfect for lunch, very relaxed atmosphere, some people came straight off the beach. There is a broad menu and it's not pricey, ideal with children. We called in and managed to get a table on the balcony overlooking the beach and sea, a beautiful spot. This isn't a place for fine dining but is... More 

Thank Harrybags
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service food views great, Chicken and hake always have had a great meal here, would definitely recommend

Thank Karen v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, International
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
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Look Out Beach | PO.Box 1751, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 1379

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?