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Emily Moon

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Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 501 2500
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a delicious three course lunch at Emily Moon. We started off with cocktails and I can definitely recommend the sherbet daiquiri. We all had the fillet of beef and it was cooked perfectly. We relaxed on the outside seats next to the pool after lunch with coffees and it was so calm & peaceful. Beautifully decorated place.

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Thank LE1985
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had dinner and enjoyed the view and the special and enjoyable setting. Food is fine. Arrive early for a drink and with some daylight

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Thank Aryan v
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful food, beautiful surroundings, great service and really very reasonably priced if you come from the UK, where you'd definitely pay double.

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Thank Mzykl
Kommetjie, South Africa
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a little early so we could enjoy the evening light over the meandering Bitou River, a stunning experience. We are sad that lunch is no longer offered except in December January because we just love sitting on the verandah and soaking up the tranquillity it offers. We ordered two starters for four of us to share, calamari and... More 

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Thank Barbsea
Cape Town
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A unique experience with great views one must get there early to experience that. Nice wide choice of menu and even have a Pizza place upstairs. Great service good food and a just alround excellent

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Thank glanks1
Tel Aviv, Israel
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant, wished we could have stayed there for the night! We got there right in time for the perfect sunset and enjoyed the soothing, unique ambiance and beautiful people until the little hours of the night. The food and wine were great. Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank Deganit E
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first you are greeted with the most beautiful view over the marshy grasses and rolling hills in the background. If you go for dinner go early to catch the sunset. It is magnificent. Walking through the big decorative doors you are greeted with a magical scene. Lush foliage spilling from everywhere. Glowing lanterns. Little seating areas tucked away here... More 

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Thank Bonnie v
woodbridge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starters looked and tasted like they were made the day before. fish cakes that had been pulverised in a blender so that they resembled a gluey mess in breadcrumbs. Same for the lentil cakes. Seafood curry was spicy which is good but over powers the tasteless fish and seafood. I hate restaurants where there is a continuous series of different... More 

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Thank robinWoodbridge
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was good and very well looked after by extremely courteous staff in gorgeous surrounds. Menu could be extended.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so impressed by this restaurant. Definately not a run of the mill place. Bali like decor, superb view over a river valley and great food. Cant recommend it enough

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 501 2500
Description
Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa .

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