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Chez Laurent

Main Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 76 463 5764
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak sandwich” (11 reviews)
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Chez Laurent before at the Market and loved it but at the new location it is even better with a wider menu and now with a drinks licence. The new small restaurant is quaint and has a great atmosphere and the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Laurent many times before ,but now for the first time at his new restaurant inside the Nothando Backpackers Lodge at 3 Wilders Street in Plettenberg Bay. It is best to reserve and discuss menu options with Laurent himself at +27764635764 (phone or...More

Thank JohanKeyter
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

During my stay at the backpackers I had dinner there a couple times. It was very good French kitchen 👌 Wish you all the best Francis and thanks again. Cheers!

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Even though Chef Laurent runs his kitchen from Nothando Backpackers his food was delicious. Very limited menu but still well worth the visit.

Thank cthc2018
Reviewed 13 July 2018

If you are looking for a fabulous fillet steak, look no further, no longer at the marketplace, but located at nothando backpackers near the taxi rank, limited menu, but super food

Thank PRSLeicester
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Chez Laurent has moved to Nothandos Backpackers. When you book, get directions. Very simple rustic place to eat. Laurent has a few wines and soft drinks to purchase. I think he has beers as well. No bring your own! Wine by the glass very inexpensive....More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Great being with friends. Mixed feelings about meals. Venue ok but corkage crazy. We wish Laurent success.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Chez Laurent is well worth visiting for an excellent Fillet steak with perfect shoestring chips and a delicious salad. Laurent also made a Tarte Tatin to order which was absolutely delicious. One of our best meals in Plett!

Thank LynneS31
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Not what you expect at your average Backpackers! Chef Laurent has cooked around the world and now keeps it simple at a quiet little backpackers place in a Plett back street! Really friendly guy and the girls that work there are all lovely. Seriously the...More

Thank alexlewis_assa
Reviewed 30 March 2018

French chef Laurent Battut (of best-fillet-steak-in-Plett fame) has recently moved from the Market-on-Main to Nothando's, a 3 mins walk up-town. This is a very nice backpackers place but you don't have to stay there to book your own group into the licensed restaurant for a...More

Thank Floris O
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1 September 2015|
Response from JohanKeyter | Reviewed this property |
Phone or SMS Laurent at +27764635764 He will come back to you with menu and times when he is open. Not open for breakfast Open sometimes for lunch and usually for dinner Limited menu with only super fresh ingredients. Steak... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 76 463 5764
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Chez Laurent serves classic French country side dishes, served in a cosy and warm homely atmosphere. In winter a lovely fireplace with devine food to warm your inner being. The "Far Side" pub is fully licensed for your convenience. Bon appetit!!!
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