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Travellers' Choice2023
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Located in the heart of Plettenberg Bay, The Lookout Deck creates a comfortable and down-to-earth space that welcomes family and friends to make themselves at home while digging into fresh and effortless seafood.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Soups, International
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the most Amazing Birthday Celebration at Lookout Restaurant!!! Top class service! The food was incredible and I want to say thank you to all the staff and to a very Special Hostess on the evening Inge - you went above and Beyond and...you are Truly Amazing!!! Thanks to Janine and your staff what a pleasure to deal with you Thank you so very much! Steve and Debbie KennyMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Seaside00662992463, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Lookout Deck. We're over the moon to hear that your birthday celebration was amazing. It's wonderful to know that our team, especially Inge and Janine, provided top-class service and went above and beyond to make...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Was passing to p.e and decided to stop for a quick bite for lunch and lookoutdeck was the first stop when I search for a restaurant nearby. What am amazing place. The view was amazing, the waves and the big rocks. The staff was friendly...and welcoming from the door. Am not a pizza person but I was persuaded by the waiter about their pizza special today. You buy two for R200. Claude convinced me that if I couldn't finish, I could take the second one for the road. Thank you Claude indeed I have a late dinner that I can just warm in my microwave and I won't have to cook tonight after a long drive. Will definitely comeback and will tell my friendsMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Navigate38802620129, Thank you for such a great review of The Lookout Deck. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the friendly service from Claude. We hope to see you again soon to enjoy the view a bit more. Thanks, The...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

As a coffee lover, I only drink good coffee, Since I've been in Plettenberg bay This restaurant is by far the best place to get a good cup of Joe The staff is very friendly and so welcoming it's really amazing 💯👌 And the views...are amazing 😍More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there Claude P, Thank you for your great review of The Lookout Deck. We are glad that you enjoyed our delicious coffee, friendly service and amazing views. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks so much, The Lookout Deck

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a drink. Stayed for lunch after seeing other meals coming out of the kitchen. We weren't disappointed. Great fish and chips and good tempura prawns. Very good service from Steven. Fantastic outlook over Lookout Beach. Well worth a visitMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Hiltontait, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the fantastic view while Steven provided you with great service. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks so much,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolute best mussels I've had in years! The mussel pot is an absolute must try! Creamy, great balance of flavours, delicious! Beautiful view of a stormy beach, friendly attentive service.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Connector39883526714, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Lookout Deck. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the delicious food, beautiful views and friendly service. We hope to have you back again very soon. Thanks so much, The Lookout Deck

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location prime, beach and surf with mountains the backdrop. Something for most, menu wise. Most of all,the dedicated staff only adds to the great experience. Thank's Matt.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Discover55284785098, Thank you for sharing your great experience with us. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the prime location and our diverse menu. It's great to know our dedicated staff, especially Matt, contributed to making your experience memorable. We hope to have you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely seafood dinner and drinks. Theresa was super helpful and made sure we had plenty to drink and eat throughout. Definitely recommend to anyone who is looking for a chill dinner spot. Thank you !More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello C8809Trchloeh, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Lookout Deck. We're so glad to hear you had a lovely seafood dinner with us while Theresa took great care of you. We hope to have you back again very soon. Thanks so much, The...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great and the food too! Had a lovely lunch. Would recommend, it has a view over the ocean and a nice menu with something for everyone. Reasonably priced

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Climber47894280739, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you had a lovely time enjoying the great service and food. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks so much, The Lookout Deck

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the service and food to be of really good quality and the cocktails was really tasty. We joined on a night with live music and the atmosphere amongst everyone was amazing. The whole family had a great time

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Getaway34927359804, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Lookout Deck. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our service, food, cocktails, and lively atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks so much, The Lookout Deck

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THE best restaurant in Plett! The view is amazing and their food is the best! I have visited this place a lot in the last year and I must say all of their food is amazing and tasty, the seafood is the best I have...ever had. (Pint O' Prawns, Tempura Prawns & Squid Heads) Their Strawberry Daiquiri is also VERY delish and you can taste the real strawberries inside. All of the staff are very friendly and the waiters know their menu. Definitely 10 out of 5 stars worth.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sightseer01852282440, Wow, what a wonderful review! Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to share your experiences with us. It's a joy to know that we're deemed the best restaurant in our stunning Plettenberg Bay. The team here...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well the food was okay a bit expensive I got the ribbs not so nice but hubbys fish and calamari was woooooow This isn't really child friendly place so keeo that in mind Cocktails are on pointMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Anzelledewet, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted to hear that your husband's fish and calamari feast dazzled your taste buds, and it's great to know our cocktails hit the mark for you! We're sorry...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the best service from Steven! He's been a great help. Thank you for giving us the best service. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Explore25388611981, Thanks so much for your review. We are so happy to hear that you were impressed with the service from Steven. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks, The Lookout Deck Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great spot if you love food and eating,it have a beautiful view and the food is such amazing i wish to go for the second time

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Tour32699254569, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Lookout Deck. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the beautiful view. We hope to have you back again very soon. Thanks, The Lookout Deck Team

Reviewed 11 March 2024

We had a lovely dinner here with great views! The food was delicious and we had excellent service from our waitress Thembi - thank you!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2024

Hi there Erin T, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Lookout Deck. We are delighted to hear you had a lovely dinner with us, complemented by the great views, delicious food, and Thembi's excellent service. We hope to have you back again very...More

Reviewed 4 March 2024 via mobile

We have been visiting the Lookout on and off for the last fifteen years.It has an excellent location overlooking Plettenberg Bay and we usually visit after a game of golf for a late lunch.We were particularly pleased with our latest visit when we found that...the restaurant service much improved and the food was excellent.We had the tempura prawns with a delicious salad and very tasty chips. Our waiter Jade was very efficient, friendly and he even sold us a desert which we don’t normally have. We found the prices very acceptable and we have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant based on location, menu,quality and efficient service.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Life Brand, Agency / Consultant at The Lookout Deck, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2024

Hi there Brimsted1, Thank you for such a great review of The Lookout Deck. We are thrilled that you were impressed with our delicious food and the efficient service from Jade. We hope to have you back again very soon. Thanks so much, The Lookout...More

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Response from allyn2011 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure. They do have an outside deck so it is possible. Why don't you ask them directly.
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Response from marklh | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the venue
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Response from Zvrens | Reviewed this property |
We were there peak season on a rainy day (no outside tables available due to weather) but they have such efficient staff that they accommodated masses of people inside. No booking required in my opinion.
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The Lookout Deck is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5