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Zinzi

10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 44 532 8226
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“risotto” (12 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
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African, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 k west of Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 734 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I had thought this restaurant looked great when searching online, and it was quite close to where we were staying so I booked a table. Unfortunately it was a filthy night and it poured with rain. We hung out wet coats on a central stand,...More

Thank WendyA7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten here half a dozen times now. ( both lunch and dinner ). As visitors from the UK, that must say a lot. The setting is so tranquil, you can seriously forget where you are and any woes. A fantastic outdoor seating area around...More

Thank 612carolinew
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 612carlinew, Thank you so much for this lovely review of Zinzi Restaurant. I am thrilled to read that we have upheld and lived up to the standard you hold of Zinzi every time you have dinned with us be it lunch or dinner. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on recommendation from the Knysna elephant sanctuary, and while good compared to the night before and night after was not quite there! My good lady had the caprese salad to start, which was good, and risotto for main which was well cooked...More

Thank BeachfunSouthCoast
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BeachfunSouthCoast, Thank you for taking the time to review our lovely restaurant. We are pleased to read you had a good meal and found us "reasonably priced". We look forward to welcoming you back. Warmest Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

visited the zinzi twice - once for dinner, once for lunch. the stunning beauty of the place can be best experienced when you go there during the day, have a little stroll around the parc and admire the perfect setting of the restaurant as well...More

Thank Monacofranke
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Monacofanke, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed both your lunch and dinner with us and that you got to experience the beauty of our restaurant both by daylight and in the evening. Kindest Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is quite a way out of plettenberg and seemed to be lacking in atmosphere! No where to sit and have pre dinner drinks and quite quiet, not a lot of atmosphere, I am sure the food is good but spoilt for me by...More

Thank Sleepingbeauty
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sleepingbeatuty Thank you for your time taken to offer us feedback following your dinner. Your complement on the good food is most appreciated. We value your constructive criticism and are extremely saddened that you felt the Zinzi flare was not present in our ambiance....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely room with good atmosphere. A good choice of dishes and at a good price. Attentive staff completed a very pleasant experience.

Thank vickyjh
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear vickyjh, Thank you for this lovely review of our restaurant! We are pleased to read that you had a pleasant experience dining with us. Warm Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short stroll from Tsala but a world away from Plettenberg, it's a delightful place for dinner. Strong on ambience, but good food, prepared with care and attention. Service was also attentive. It's worth making the trip.

1  Thank tanda2016
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear tanda2016, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are pleased to read you found our service attentive and our food prepared with care and attention. Kindest Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great atmosphere in this stunning place. And the food was amazing. Their offer a diversity which is seldomly found elsewhere. Every single dish was a delight.

Thank carmina05
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Carmina05, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant after your visit. We are delighted to read that you find we offer diversity which is seldom found elsewhere. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kindest Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

For us touring through the Western Cape over ten days eating in different restaurants for lunch and dinner this was the standout restaurant for us. Fantastic food, friendly service and the most amazing African ambience inside made it an absolute winner and then to have...More

Thank David N
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David N, We are thrilled to read that we were your stand out restaurant over your ten day tour through the Western Cape. Thank you for the compliments on both the food and service you received from our wonderful restaurant. We were pleased to...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Excellent fine dining restaurant. Professional staff - especially Shannon who served us and who only stared two days previously! Made to feel very relaxed. Ambient music discrete and chilled. Lighting and temperature just right. Food was superb. Starters are wide and varied and are served...More

Thank Apple C
Zinzi_Rest, Manager at Zinzi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Apple C, It was wonderful having you dine with us the evening you had the wonderful Vietnamese salmon which as you said above was the best you've had. It was lovely getting to welcome you back the next day for a light lunch and...More

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Freda O
20 August 2017|
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Response from kalgran | Reviewed this property |
Open for lunch - and child friendly - though more of an adult restaurant.
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Sylvia B
3 March 2017|
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Response from Zinzi_Rest | Property representative |
Dear Sylvia B We would suggest smart casual for evening, day time is very casual though. But we fully understand that most guests during holiday period would not necessarily have smart pants available. You are welcome to... More
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Maylanes
8 January 2017|
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Response from Zinzi_Rest | Property representative |
Good evening Maylanes We are situated about 4km from the Knysna Elephant park, once you get to the N2 just drive directly opposite and follow the dirt road for 1km until you reach the Entrance gate to Hunter's & Tsala... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
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
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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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