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The Old Rectory Restaurant

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PRICE RANGE
US$5-US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Relaxed fine dining for a memorable occasion. Please book to secure your seat.
PRICE RANGE
US$5-US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
European, International, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

How delicious the food was and what a wonderful surprise. Service good to start but a bit slow towards the end. Manager very informative! A must visit for the food and I’ll be back.

Thank M1115
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Whenever we've been here we have had the most amazing food. This is definitely one of the best places to dine for a special accassion.

1  Thank Beth R
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Having eaten in many Michelin starred restaurants I can honestly say the standard here was excellent. Clearly the chef knows what he is doing. Both breakfast and lunch were perfect.More

1  Thank victoriaoriordan
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Good day Victoria I am so please you enjoyed you time with us. It was an absolute delight cooking for and hosting you. I have passed on your kind words to the team. (after i explained what a michelin star was!) We all look forward...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Eating at the Old Rectory was an awesome experience ! We are real foodies and are extremely happy to have found this exceptional restaurant along the Garden Route. Highly recommended !

1  Thank robmike2
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Robmike2 Thank you so much for your kind words, for a new restaurant we really rely on support through the quieter months and your contribution is massively appreciated. We hope to see you in the future to try whats new on the menu! David

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a super dinner there to celebrate our anniversary. They offered a bread service which we had in front of the fire. Then our starters at the table. The corn risotto was outstanding and the aubergine stack was delish! We both enjoyed the kingklip...More

1  Thank tanya2792016
David S, Executive Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Good Day Tanya Thank you so much for choosing to spend your anniversary with us. It was a pleasure to meet you both and next time just let us know so we can do something extra special for you!! :) Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

In the Company of 2 ladies I decided to settle for the Pork belly! Best choice! Great side dishes to compliment the perfectly crisped crackling! AWESOME ambiance.... great attention to decor detail..... My only negative comment is the music might have been slightly only slightly...More

1  Thank WillemJ99
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Good afternoon Willem Thank you so much for writing this! so often people will only take to TA to spread negativity, myself and the whole team appreciate that you took the time to promote us. I hope to welcome you back in the future! have...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Anyone visiting Plettenberg Bay should definitely pop into The Old Rectory for an incredible fine dining experience. Beautiful setting, rich in history, with a delicious menu on offer. Chef David is world class!

1  Thank Sam L
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Good Day Sam Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, I will be sure to share it with the rest of the team. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future. David

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at this establishment. Everything from the service to the mood was outstanding. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We found the menu a bit limiting in that there were only 5 main courses consisting of one fish dish 2...More

Thank CapeTownAl
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Good day CapeTownAl I am so happy you enjoyed your evening and that you took the time to write this review. often people are so quick to write the negative but not celebrate the positive. I do keep the menu brief so that we can...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Gross underinvestment in staff training and chef. The dessert cheese board consisted of mozzarella (!!), plain cheddar and Camembert.More

Thank SeanH3275
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Good day Sean, Wow, i am sure it is as disappointing for me to read this as it was for you to experience it. This is not the standard we set here in my restaurant and I hope you will be back in the future...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

Our recent (wonderful!) stay at The Old Rectory was made truly outstanding by the quality of food we enjoyed at their restaurant. So exciting to meet a Chef with such passion for local, sustainable ingredients, fresh and healthy methods, and such commitment to dining excellence....More

1  Thank LJ L
David S, Chef at The Old Rectory Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hello LJ L Thank you so much for this amazing review! I have passed it on to the whole team and they have all said its wonderful to cook for people who are passionate about food and where it comes from. I hope you guys...More

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