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The Burnt Orange

Piesang Valley Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 72 704 1501
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (2 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
European, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Piesang Valley Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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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!!!

Thank Peter U
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

1  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

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 !!!

Thank adinj2015
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Burnt Orange is a hidden gem in Plettenberg. We would not have known about it without personal recommendation from golfing friends. Difficult to find but well worth the effort, the Burnt Orange is a small restaurant with an excellent chef and a menu to...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We visited for dinner and the atmosphere was very special. We were on the terrace under an awning with flaming torches illuminating the surrounding vegetation - wonderful! Even so, the food was still the star of the show. Excellent, inovative and tasty dishes prepared by...More

Thank Wizee157
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

On a beautiful day we went there for lunch and sat under a shady mulberry tree overlooking a stretch of river. The menu is original with a select range of French inspired dishes catering for every taste. Our pork belly and grilled octopus were excellent.

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Their slogan is my title. Even Google maps can't find them . Try opposite Agri there is a big car park go to the left hand corner and follow a dirt track.The restaurant is very rustic set in a quiet treed and grassy area above...More

1  Thank Francis B
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Hidden from tourists, streets and noise, this is an oasis. Croaking frogs accompanied the evening. The service is excellent and very friendly and helpful with questions. The menu is mouth watering. The wine list well selected. The food was absolutely great and delicious. I just...More

Thank spencer_berlin
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Owned by a local family. Excellent food, great hospitality and professional approach. One of us in our group had a slight problem with their food and it was sorted properly. My food was great!! I love this place because of its setting and just great...More

Thank Keegan L
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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
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piesang Valley Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 72 704 1501
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