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SeaFood at The Plettenberg

40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 2030
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (31 reviews)
“mushy peas” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our hearts place! Beautiful winters Sunday afternoon lunch, watching over the ocean, trying to see a whale breaching. We had our usual, fish and chips with mushy peas, only I skipped the chips and had a salad and sweet patatoes. Just a pitty that they...More

Thank annieplett
Antelize, Manager at SeaFood at The Plettenberg, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Annieplett, Thank you for such a lovely review. It is always a pleasure to see you and I'm so glad you enjoyed your lunch. I've arranged with our kitchen and they would be happy to do the sweet potato chips crispy fried for you....More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant in a lovely boutique hotel. Always excellent food. I have been coming here for the last 10 years and never had a bad experience. You can't go wrong!!More

Thank Rene M
MJBirch, General Manager at SeaFood at The Plettenberg, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear Rene M Thank you for completing such a lovely review for us. Seafood restaurant is beautiful. It has the perfect view and we are very proud of our menu. The food is prepared with so much passion. Thank you for your continued patronage. We...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is the place of our hearts! So many wonderful memories here! As always, hubby had the hake an chips with mushy pies and I had the hake with a salad. I really miss the sweet patato crips!!! Please put it back on the menu!...More

Thank annieplett
MJBirch, General Manager at SeaFood at The Plettenberg, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Annieplett, Thank you for the wonderful review and it is always a great pleasure to have you back at the hotel and enjoying lunch in SeaFood. I will chat to the Chef about the Sweet Potato crisps and let her know how much you...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Service was very kind and professional, specially Syia! The food is really special, with emphasis to seafood! Great atmosphere facing the infinite pool and the ocean!More

Thank CaioDamore
Management response:Responded 12 May 2017

Dear Caio Mello M Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad that you have enjoyed your experience in Seafood. It is a lovely menu and the food is made with passion. Siya is very grateful for your feedback. We...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Service was outstanding and we were meeting with a friendly smile. However the food was average, didn't meet the price point. Well cooked but too much going on on the plate. Cheese soufflés covered in more liquid cheese, springbok with dry roasted tomatoes and chocolate...More

Thank FreddieSingapore
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Dear FreddieSingapore Thank you for your feedback. I will address the above mentioned feedback with our Executive Chef. Thank you for sharing this. We will now focus on correcting this. It is important to us that you have the best experience and leave with good...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

On this occasion we didn't eat dinner - we have found that their menu isn't very appealing at the moment and it must be one of the most expensive restaurants in Plett - but we often go there for their wonderful cocktails.More

Thank David M
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Dear David M Thank you for writing a review for us. I am very disappointed to read that you did not find our menu to your liking. We really want all our locals and the public in general to enjoy this lovely restaurant. I would...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Had the high tea with my wife for our anniversary morning at 10 AM - WOW! For the price you pay the definitely over deliver with great quality and variety food. You do get coffee and tea (included) but this is more the kind of...More

Thank ChristoPieterse
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Dear ChristoPieterse Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Congratulations on your anniversary and thank you for choosing us to be part of your special day. Our afternoon tea is a great offering. It looks fantastic and from your feedback...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Staff just so attentive friendly without being overbearing Surroundings exceptional with an amazing view of the bay Food was excellent I had the Mossel Bay sole which was delicious Standards best so far of the visitMore

Thank Rajan M
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Dear Rajan M Thank you for your review of your experience at Seafood. The restaurant has the best views in Plettenberg Bay. It is spectacular. My team is very enthusiastic and the guest satisfaction is important to them. Thank you for your lovely words about...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had fish soup, twice baked cheese souffle, king prawns and mussels. All were exellently cooked! Would definatley recommend this restaurant attached to the hotel.More

Thank Catmoo
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Dear Catmoo Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. You had all my personal favourites and definitely our best sellers. I am glad you enjoyed your experience with us. I hope to welcome you back to us. Kind regards MJ,...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel and ate here twice. The first evening we'd just arrived and didn't want anything too heavy and most of us had fish which was delicious. However we decided to eat there again and much to our disappointment the choices...More

Thank Stephanie S
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Dear Stephanie S Thank you for writing a review for us. All guest feedback are important to us. It identifies the areas where we can improve and that is what we take out of it. I am delighted to share with you that we have...More

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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa (Formerly Sand)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 2030
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SeaFood at The Plettenberg combines an array of elements to create an unsurpassed dining experience. The sand, beach and sea have been brought into the restaurant in the colours, mood and design. Unrivalled views of the breath-taking Formosa Bay are complimented by the decor, and together they create the perfect platform for the SeaFood cuisine. Here the chefs create modern South African fare that is seasonally influenced. The menu - designed by The Collection's award-winning Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff and his team - places great emphasis on fresh produce from local green-friendly suppliers and this gives SeaFood at The Plettenberg the unique ability to showcase a true taste of the bay.
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