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Chez Laurent

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Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 76 463 5764
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Undeniably the best steak in Plett, in fact in my opinion the best meal in Plett. Granted, you may feel the wooden benches in the market and the fact that you have to bring your own drink is a little too Bohemian for some, but the steak au poivre is the finest that I have ever eaten. Served with a... More 

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Leicester
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice setting when the weather is hot, kick back in the market place, take your own wine and enjoy a fabulous cooked steak, will be back again and again and again

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The local French chef Laurent at the Market on Main Street cooks up a great 300grm fillet steak. Been there several times and is always good.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

By far the best steak in Plett, probably in South Africa. We go every year, and Laurent never disappoints. Great character, friendly and rustic atmosphere. A real gem. See you next year Laurent!

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Thank DerikCoetzer
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Laurent cooked a great steak right before our eyes. One of the best steaks I've ever had. It's bring your own, so pack up a nice bottle of red and sit down. He only serves steak for dinner.

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Thank JobNL
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This guy Laurent really comes up with a fantastic fillet steak meal cooked in front of you with flamboyant French flair. The omelettes are also very good, his place is a must visit.

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

WOW! Just wow! Don't be put off by the slightly run down surroundings, this is top class food! We had the filet steak and it is by far the best steak we've had anywhere. Ended up coming back for the steak sandwich (lunch) and omelet (breakfast) as well. All incredibly tasty and served with a side order of French humour... More 

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Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

If you're ready for a special experience, go to the market on mainstreet and treat yourself "chez Laurent". His steak is wonderful, perfectly pan-fried with wine, brandy and cream. It goes with homemade fries, fresh salade and a peppersauce. This place is not so much a restaurant als a marketstall, with real chef food! Take a crème brulee for dessert,... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had not heard of Chez Laurent before, although we go to Plett every year. A couple at the hotel recommended that we go there for an omelet. We were not disappointed! Laurent is very entertaining, and the omelets were perfect!

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Thank 950philipjb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Definitely a place to stop. Chef knows what he is doing and the food is just awesome. Very friendly atmosphere and gives you a real feel about the vibe in Plettenberg Bay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Steakhouse, European
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 76 463 5764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?