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Nguni Restaurant Nostalgic with an African flair, Nguni is located in one of Plett's oldest buildings - an original dairy dating back over a hundred years. Nguni's African menu is a reflection of traditional selections like Bobotie, game, biltong, springbok, Karoo lamb, ostrich and other local favourites. With its beautiful sunny veranda or eclectic African interior with its original wood-burning stove, the Nguni Girls provide customers with a unique setting and superb menu. A true taste of the Cape!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
African, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 16 April 2021

We visited Nguni restaurant twice during our stay Best food in Plettenberg Bay hands down. The ambiance and service faultlessly executed by Robert. The fish tasted like it came straight from the ocean OUTSTANDING. The steaks were melt in the mouth tender and the ostrich...perfectly executed. The prawns were sublime crispy fresh and delicious. Honestly we travel all over the world and this restaurant is 5 star!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 16 April 2021

Ate at Nguni twice in one week and would make it our weekly local if lived here. What a superb restaurant. Understated 5* quality. Food not overly fussy whilst still managing to be interesting and quite simply, outstanding quality. We ate prawns, steaks, baguettes, ostrich,...line fish (genuinely fresh, which we didn’t have the pleasure of experiencing at other restaurants in Plett), scrumptious desserts and wish we stayed longer to work our way through more of the menu. We are an intensely fussy group when it comes to food and service and can’t recommend Nguni highly enough in every single category. Thanks ladies for incredible food and Robert, your service is wonderful!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 6 April 2021 via mobile

Wow... what an evening. Fantastic live music and a steak to dream About. Well done Nguni. Your staff and service was beyond exceptional

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 29 March 2021 via mobile

This restaurant is lovely. Hidden away and sadly quiet, but I reckon the pandemic explains a lot of it. Awesome food. Go there

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 26 March 2021

Excellent food, service, steaks perfectly done. Waiter, chef, wine pairing, atmosphere very good. Music a bit too load at the time. A must !

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 8 March 2021 via mobile

Outstanding find , great vibe, delicious food. Owner on hand. Just a great experience all round. So glad we found this gem

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 13 February 2021 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with beautiful settings. We had an excellent meal...oxtails... salads... babotie spring rolls and the falafel bowl. Exceptional service... cozy settings and the owner gave us her undivided attention. Will be back.. soon

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 9 January 2021 via mobile

Great place for dinner and a delicious steak. Sauces are a must try. Great service! Nice cosy patio, attention to detail in decor, menu and flatware. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

I highly recommend Nguni, service was outstanding and food was exceptional. The restaurant was clean, white linen and a beautiful setting. We will definitely be going to Nguni again.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 16 November 2020 via mobile

How absolutely amazed we were with this small friendly restaurant with a personal touch ! Our waiter was wonderful , professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Although the menu was small it was excellently cooked and presented beautifully . The Gurnard fish was so beautiful and my...husband enjoyed the exceptional lamb curry . Thanks so much to the whole team at Nguni we will definitely return !More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Nguni is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5