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Zinzi Restaurant

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” (12 reviews)
“lamb shank” (23 reviews)
“salmon” (19 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a really beautiful setting, the lunch menus was limited. To compound the limited choice, the much vaunted pork belly was not available. The mushroom stack was delicious and beautifully presented. My companions found the venison burger excellent, as was the prawn and calamari combo....More

Thank Aikeymike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zinzi is a bit of a trek to get to, either from Plett or Knysna, both of which trips we did this year with different groups of friends. It is however, unquestionably worth the drive, set in a delightful location in the woods, with lovely...More

Thank grahamee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a most enjoyable meal here while staying at nearby Lairds Lodge. The restaurant itself is extremely stylish, the outlook across gardens lovely. All of the staff from manageress to barman friendly and helpful and the meal itself outstanding and exceptional value for money....More

Thank Gerald W
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gerald W Thank you for the welcoming review on your recent dinning experience with us. We appreciate the complements on our food and friendly staff. We look forward to your next visit to the area. Warmest Regards The Zinzi Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner whilst staying Hunters Country House, food and service excellent, would highly recommend, very good value for moneyMore

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

Dear shelleyshopalot Thank you for your review of Zinzi Restaurant. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay on our beautiful property as well as you complements on you excellent dining experience with us. We look forward to your next visit to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real treat when you are in the Plett area. The restaurant is situated in the wood with gorgeous surroundings.The staff are really friendly and the service was excellent.The food was fantastic.We had the mussels starter and the salmon and steak main course which was...More

Thank Mazie06
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mazie06 Thank you for your kind review of Zinzi Restaurant. We are delighted to read that you enjoy your romantic dinner with us, and look forward to welcoming you back for another amazing experience with us. Warm Regards Kervin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very special romantic restaurant. Magnificent setting, stunning gardens and wonderful ambiance Food presentation is top class, and the taste just endorses it. A definite dining experience you have to have when you’re in Plettenberg bay or KnysnaMore

Thank Peta H
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peta H Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Zinzi Restaurant, as well as your complements on the "Magnificent setting, stunning gardens, wonderful ambiance and Food presentation". We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the middle of the woods this luxury restaurant will make you feel at home. Amazing staff, gentle. Location is 5*. Food is light, fusion and you will get the only problem “what should I try?”. They have option for gluten intolerance and also...More

Thank Marco250775
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marco250775 Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on Zinzi Restaurant. We are glad that you had such an amazing experience with,and we thank you for the complements on our "Amazing staff", food and setting. We look forward to welcoming you back on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lived up to all expectations. Staff, food and surroundings all top notch. Well worth a visit if staying anywhere near Plett. We stayed on site in Hunters Country House. What a hidden gem.More

Thank Oversixfoot
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Oversixfoot Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Zinzi. It was an absolute delight having you dine with us and we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back on your next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Fabulous location and the setting,decor and fittings all work very well.We had Bongino as our waiter who was great and very interesting. Starters are made for sharing and we chose 3 and which worked very well -ceviche,goats cheese with beetroot salad...More

Thank Dorlcote
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dorlcote Thank you for your welcoming review on Zinzi Restaurant. We are glad to read about your great dinning experience with us, and a special thank you for your comments on the ambiance, food and service you received form Bongani. We look forward welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed two dinners at Zinzi. Just wonderful dishes and lovely caring staff. Choose a few tapas like starters to share and then go for the mains. Best beef fillet we had so far! Also cocktails are Great. It does get busy as it’s so popular....More

Thank Josefine W
Zinzi_Rest, General Manager at Zinzi Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Josefine W Thank you for lovely review of Zinzi Restaurant. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your two dining experiences with us on your visit to area. Thank you for your compliments on the "Best beef fillet" and great cocktails. We look...More

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tatianafpinheiro
29 January 2018|
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Response from Dorlcote | Reviewed this property |
We ate at 6.00 pm as that was the only available slot and I am pretty sure that serve until at least 9.00 pm
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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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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
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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