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10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 532 8226
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the most amazing dinner here while on holiday in the most wonderful ambience. Delicious food and excellent service - staff were just great. Would recommend that anyone coming through Knysna give this place a visit and will definitely be back the next time we come through.

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Thank Cassandra B
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Cassandra B We are absolutely delighted to read that you had such an amazing evening with us. Thank you for your lovely review and for recommending Zinzi! We certainly look forward to having you dine with us again on your next travels. Warmest regards The Zinzi Team More 

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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice setting with very friendly and professional staff. Food is reasonably good from a broad menu - nice to visit on holiday

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Thank Cha-67-0
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Cha-67-0 Thank you so much for your kind review of Zinzi. We do hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future! Best regards The Zinzi Team More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit We went for dinner - food was good Surroundings excellent Would be worth a visit earlier in the year m to catch the sunset

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Thank Rajan M
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Rajan M Thank you for your " Splendid" review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! We look forward to having you dine with us again in the near future so that you may enjoy the beautiful sunset from the garden. Warmest regards The Zinzi Team More 

Dublin, Ireland
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185 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our anniversary here on a Tuesday night and the place was packed so that is a pretty good indication of how popular Zinzi is. Our reserved table had a hand written note congratulating us on our anniversary and things just got better as the evening went on. The food was excellent, as was the wine, the ambience and... More 

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Thank Rjoc
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Rjoc Thank you for your "Excellent" review! We are thrilled to read that you had an enjoyable anniversary dinner. We look forward to having you join us again on your next travels to Plett. Warmest regards The Zinzi Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with friends. Sat outside by the fire and was fantastic. Food and service all excellent. If ever in the area again this place would be a must visit

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Thank mike b
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear mike b Thank you for your delightful review! We are thrilled to read that you had a lovely dining experience with your friends and look forward to having you dine with us again in the near future. Kindest regards The Zinzi Team More 

Galway, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to Zinzi - but definitely not the last. Excellent food, professional waiters, lovely ambience ... we had a delightful experience. The simple hamburger (gourmet) will never be the same. A party of five people, and five happy people - thank you!

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Thank rianas139
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear rianas139 We are delighted to read that all five of you had a wonderful dinner! Thank you for commending the staff, food and ambience. We most certainly look forward to having you join us again soon! Best regards The Zinzi Team More 

Surrey,England
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose to eat at Zinzi's based on a memory of an enjoyable meal there during out last visit to Plettenberg, and the 'outstanding' reviews it has received in TA. Unfortunately for us eating there this year was a disappointment. There was nothing special about the food preparation. Our starters - caprese salad and prawns were ok, as was the... More 

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Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Spencer007 Thank you for your review following your latest dining experience with us. The team is saddened to hear that you felt that the food preparation was a disappointment. We value your feedback, and thank you for it, as we can only endevour to correct & exceed in excellence. Our hope is that you will be able to return... More 

Tenterden, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early evening meal with friends.The ambience is perfect and the service and food are of the highest quality.The menu is varied and interesting.It is 10 minutes from Plettenberg and 20 minutes from Knysna and in our opinion the best dining experience of either of those locations

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Thank brimsted1
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear brimsted1 Thank you for your lovely review of Zinzi. We are pleased that you so thoroughly enjoyed both the ambience and food and we appreciate you commending both the service staff and chefs on their efforts. We do hope to have you join us again in the near future! Best regards The Zinzi Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zinzi is a must if you're planning a trip to Plett but be advised - book early as they are booked up and it's pretty obvious why! The food is just unbelievable. Four of us shared a selection of starters and tapas and savoured each mouthful as the ingredients, taste and flavours are both a feast for the eyes and... More 

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Thank AlisonJeanMcCutcheon
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear AlisonJeanMcCutcheon Thank you so much for your amazing review! The entire team are absolutely delighted that you have such a wonderful Zinzi experience. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warmest regards The Zinzi Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at this restaurant while staying at the Hunters' Country House Hotel which is within easy walking distance. We were not outside but the atmosphere inside is pleasant enough. The food was interesting - an eclectic mix of flavours from around the world it seemed. I had patagonian calamari followed by Asian pulled pork. My husband had Crottin goats... More 

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Thank Montyhug
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this review

Dear Montyhug Thank you so much for your excellent review of Zinzi! We are thrilled to read that you so thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and eclectic mix of flavours. We are so pleased that we were able to accommodate your husbands’ dietary needs and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back on your next travels to the Hunters Estate!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay  >  Harkerville
  • Phone Number: +27 44 532 8226
Description
Vibrant and casual with distinctive international flavours, Zinzi Restaurant offers an abundant & tasty menu.
Ideal for sun-downers on the deck, or for a relaxed dining experience, Zinzi embraces the spirit of hearty cuisine and zesty ingredients with a choice selection of a la carte menu items. A meal at Zinzi is truly an abundant experience of honest food, warm service and superb ambience, at an affordable price.

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