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The Burnt Orange

Waterworld Green Point Avenue, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 72 704 1501
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“clams” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Waterworld Green Point Avenue, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited South Africa recently, and while there, traveled the Garden route from PE to Cape Town. We stopped in Plettenberg Bay, and had the most amazing restaurant experience. I can’t single out one thing about this place, as everything was exceptional...food, drinks, service, atmosphere...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank M-Castelyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling the garden route and had an overnight stop over in Plettenberg Bay. We went to few places while there, but the Burnt Orange, hands down, was the best. It’s not the easiest to find, but it’s well worth while and it’s placed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AinaCast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a second time and the food was immaculate again! Wednesday nights seem to be quiet nights since we were the only guests in the restaurant. We ate ostrich carpaccio for starters and enjoyed every bite of it. For mains we had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FlyingDutchie83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on a recommendation we had a lovely dinner at the Burnt Orange - beautiful setting under the stars, with attentive and friendly staff. The food was great and a refreshing change from some of the other restaurants in the area. We will definitely be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lesleyvdw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Burnt Orange in December 2017 and it is a meal we still talk about now! It is a gem hidden away but is well worth searching for! The hosts were wonderful and the food the best we have had in South Africa...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This is clearly where the foodies go. A friend of mine who lives in Plett recommended this place. It is off the beaten track, in a little green oasis on the edge of town, which feels blissfully far from all the usual tourist haunts. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JeromeoS
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very interesting location basically " in the middle of nowhere ". Food really very, very good & innovative & the mango daiquiri was sensational. Could wish for bit more when coming to service, but really no big issue. Will return!!!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Peter U
GarethG374, Owner at The Burnt Orange, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We arnt a pop up restaraunt !!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Booked for a Friday night as we had heard it was so amazing and we'd better book. Only 1 other table the whole night. To be told they had sold out of oxtail sold out of coqavin, ordered a mussel clam and prawn in garlic...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank tessavh
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we were keen to try Burnt Orange. Note you'll need a GPS to find the place. Our first attempt revealed they were closed in Monday's. So we tried today. Again, they were closed. Not sue if this is because it was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kalgran
Gareth G, Owner at The Burnt Orange, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

We are very sorry you couldn't find us.we are open from Tuesday to Sunday.So you were obviously at the wrong place.Our entrance is behind water world

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The food is out of this world, the location magical and the staff friendly and efficient. Dont miss out on this absolute gem !!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank adinj2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterworld Green Point Avenue, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 72 704 1501
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Plett's hidden gem! Situated on the Piesang Valley river,set in beautiful tranquil gardens with a exquisite menu to match
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