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The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant

Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 5520
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon pasta” (8 reviews)
“pad thai” (10 reviews)
“sole” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 563 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

On previous trips to Plett we have dined here and regard it as an absolute ‘must’ - it is excellent. On this occasion we also stayed next door in Milkwood Manor which was an added bonus. Food and service are excellent as is the location....More

Thank Don I
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Don Wow what a great review, thank you..... Plettenbergbay awaits your return!!

Reviewed 4 days ago

When you receive a tip from a local that you must go to this restaurant, you just go! =D Nice restaurant, good food and great staff!

Thank Tatiane O
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Tatiane Thank you for taking the recommendation from our locals and we are ecstatic that we lived up to the expectation. Avoir till next time

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here with our family for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. What an amazing experience. Our waitress was very friendly, informed us on all the specials for the day and even took a couple of pictures for us. We had chicken that was juicy...More

Thank Chantelle_dT
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Chantelle Thank you for taking the time to review us, your compliments are highly appreciated. We can not wait to welcome you back soon to try some other delectable items of our menu.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have only been to this restaurant 5 or 6 times over the 18 years that I have been living in Plett but it has been consistently very good indeed. Amazing setting and a little more "classy" than your average South African beach restaurants. I...More

Thank Humphcp
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Humphcp Thank you for your delightful review, and we are so happy that you found our little restaurant to your liking, until your next visit...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a nice meal here yesterday, salmon pasta, Thai curry and the line fish. All enjoyed our food. Interesting flavour of ice cream for dessert which was enjoyed. Good attentive waiter and nice setting looking out over the sea.

Thank ejmills6
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ejmills6 Thank you for taking the time to review us, Our chef was delighted with your review and that you had such an enjoyable meal. Don't be a stranger now, see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was a bit slow to start with even though there seemed to be plenty of staff doing nothing. But after a while things picked up and service improved. The spring rolls for starters could have been cooked a bit longer - a bit pale...More

Thank bandaStamford
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bamba Thank you for your honest review, we appreciate all forms of feedback from our diners as we always strive to improve. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is amazing. The restaurant is open from lunchtime so come early to enjoy the view and fresh air. The menu has quite a few Thai dishes but also many other traditional dishes. I had sole which was delicious. Good wine list too. We...More

Thank Dotti V
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dotti Thank you for your great review, and we are delighted that you are a return guest year after year. Your compliments regarding our restaurant are taken in very high regard by our staff and management. Cant wait for your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This year we went again a couple of times to this favourite restaurant of ours, just 5 mins away from our holiday apartment. The Singapore noodles, the Thai curry, the ubiquitous king-clip, the Trio of fillets were all enjoyed by our various friends. The service...More

Thank Floris O
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Floris Wow...What a review...Thank you, Thank you Thank you. What can we say, reviews like yours makes all the long hours in the kitchen definitely worth it, The trio has been a favorite with our diners over the years and we are so happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lemon Grass is one of the best restaurants we have been in Pleet, in terms of food. The soups were great, both tomato cream and thai prawn soup. Excellent taste and flavours, right size. For mains we had the grilled kingklip and fish and...More

1  Thank Sandi1974
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sandi First of all i would like to apologize that you had a bad experience with your waiter, it is totally unacceptable and it will be dealt with immediately. All the above has been brought under the attention of the owners and will be...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We were recommended to visit this restaurant by friends and what a treat it was. All the staff were fantastic especially the front of house who’s knowledge was outstanding. There were 7 in our group with differing food choices from Asian to seafood and all...More

1  Thank Andy M
milkwoodmanorplett, Public Relations Manager at The Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andy Thank you for your splendid review, We are delighted to hear everyone in your party enjoyed the evening at The Lemon Grass. Thank you for recommending us to future diners, and we will be sure to look out for you on your next...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salmack Road, | Milkwood Manor, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 5520
  • E-mail
Description
Lemon Grass Seaside Restaurant is beautifully situated at the water’s edge in Plettenberg Bay, with uninterrupted views of lagoon, mountain and ocean. The restaurant’s open, warm atmosphere is coupled with an exceptional location making it one of Plettenberg Bay’s top restaurants. Visual feasting aside, the award-winning dishes at Lemon Grass are equally delicious. From the freshest dish and seafood to mouth-watering meats and game, all drawing influence from international and traditional local cuisine. Each dish is carefully prepared from the freshest ingredients by our chefs to ensure that you are smiling from the first bite to the last!
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