SeaFood at The Plettenberg

40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, 6600
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Opening Information

Breakfast: 07:30 - 10:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Cafe Menu: 11:30 - 17:00

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Awesome View

About SeaFood at The Plettenberg

Set in a contemporary environment, SeaFood at The Plettenberg draws hotel guests and locals alike to what Group Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff calls ‘The Collection restaurant with the best view’.

The indoor dining section offers beautiful views of the pool and ocean, while the outdoor terrace is perfect for alfresco dinners, with mesmerising ocean vistas – especially at sunset.

True to its name, the restaurant is renowned for its ocean bounty, drawing inspiration from the rich marine life that can be found in Plettenberg Bay. The kitchen team, headed up by Head Chef Richie Rorich, prepares innovative, sustainable seafood dishes, together with a wide selection of meats and vegetables. Working closely with local suppliers, ingredients are always seasonal and kept at a superb level of quality.

Created by Peter and Richie to reflect a taste of the bay, signature dishes at SeaFood include Blackened Tuna Tataki and Mossel Bay Sole, while carnivores can tuck into Grass-Fed Beef Fillet and Laingsburg Lamb – with a carefully curated wine list completing the culinary experience. The relaxed Café Menu offers hearty dishes such as ‘Proper Fish & Chips’, Charcuterie Platters and the PlettenBurger, and guests may also book ahead to enjoy High Tea at the restaurant.

Cuisine: Bistro
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 27 November 2020

I loved everything about it! Amazing experience 🥂

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Absolute superb 5 star service. Food was very good at 4.5! We were glad to have found this restaurant through restaurant week. We will definitely be back. Thank you!

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Visited On Thursday, 24 September 2020

Chef needs training; very basic skills. Service fine.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Always have an amazing experience at the Plettenberg and cannot wait till our next visit! The food and service has always been outstanding! Always a real treat and great value for money!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 March 2020

This was the most “shocking High Tea” experience of my life! What a total embarrassment for the Seafood restaurant! in a lovely hotel.. you should be ashamed. My husband and I were the only guests for a “Mandatory Booking”. What didn’t you cancel if there were no takers for your St. Patrick’s Day event? Absurd and the food presentation was DISGUSTING!! Ed & Barbara Granger, USA & Cape Town

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Food was fantastic. The Bouillabaisse soup delicious. It was the best meal we had in Plettenberg during our week there. The decor felt like out of a 1950's film and the dining room was a bit cavernous. I would try and split it up a little into different levels? - a little bit more intimate But all 10 of us agreed the food was lovely Robin Sellar Edinburgh

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Lovely food & setting.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

We had a relaxing drink on the terrace followed by a delicious supper in the restaurant. We were very looked after and had an enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Lunchen auf der Terrasse mit Blick über die Bay ist ein einfach herrlich! Der perfekte Service und das sehr gute Essen lassen es eine rundum gelungene Erfahrung werden. Für uns ein Must Do auf der Rundreise!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Very disappointed by the lack of Seafood. Not really a very warm welcome. A 5 hour drive to visit the Hotel as it was somewhere l had always wanted to visit wasn't really worth it. We much prefer The Cellars Hohenort.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

We enjoyed the Steenberg Merlot paired with the seafood platter. Good service and friendly staff.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

A very nice first visit to this very charming and attractive restaurant. Hotel culture but visitors are well catered for. We would most certainly visit again.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

A fabulous all around fine dinning experience with excellent service.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Great seafood

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

Schönes Ambiente abhängig vom zugewiesenen Tisch, wunderbarer Ausblick, leckeres Essen und eine erlesene Weinkarte

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

Very disappointing meal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Sehr gute Weinkarte und erlesene Speisen, Athmosphäre hängt vom zugewiesenen Tisch ab.

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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

Had the seafood platter. The mussels and sauce were excellent which carried the rest of the dish. Rice portion for a dish for two was small - same amount was given on other single serving dishes. Otherwise really enjoyed.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 February 2020

The staff were both pleasant and efficient. The starters were good. The location is very good. However, despite the restaurant only being half full we waited a very long time for our main courses and when they arrived we were very disappointed. The two fish dishes were over cooked and one so dry it had to be replaced. The replacement was then undercooked but by which time I was so hungry I would have eaten anything! The one dish was not charged so that was correct. This was very disappointing which spoilt an otherwise pleasant lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Unique location Oustanding view Fine hospitality

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Visited On Saturday, 25 January 2020

Excellent food and service. We will be back many times x

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Food ok service ok we had high expectations ! There a many better places in Plettenberg!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Good sevice

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