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Nguni Restaurant

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Crescent St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 6710
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Buenos Aires
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

A bit overrated, the inside salon is stuffy (as in no oxygen) and the patio is a bit ordinary. Waiters are top-notch, and food is a bit plain.

Thank Disfrutator
Truro, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

excellent food and wines Pleasant decor and good service , varied menu

Thank ian r
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

A charming little restaurant in the middle of Plettenberg, in one of the oldest original buildings in the town. Small number of tables, very nice decor and the food was really good and good value. The staff were helpful and efficient. Upmarket, recommended.

Thank RustyLloyd
Bridport, United Kingdom
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384 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Nguni has seating inside or outside - next door to a small theatre. The staff are delightful and attentive without being intrusive. When we were there we could sit outside which was very pleasant. The choice on the menu is fairly small which is a good sign that ingredients will be fresh and prepared to a high standard. We were... More 

Thank William S
Malmo, Sweden
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2012

My husband and I together with two friends visited Plettenberg Bay in January 2012. We had the opportunity to choose different restaurants every evening but came to the conclusion that Nguni was the best. The environment, the service and of course the food was top class. Hope to come back one day.

Thank SkaneLena
Tennant Creek, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Dinner on sat 14 Jan 2012 . Nice size place, great menu and great food. Everything was perfectly done and food fantastic. Leave room for dessert, yum pavlova.

Thank Craigy71
Bern, Switzerland
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2012

From the outside the restaurant does not look very atraktive, but inside it's very well furnished and has style. The waiters ar very attentive and the foor ist just excellent.

1 Thank Emanuel B
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2011

Visited Nguni on a Saturday night on recent break to Plett. Very quiet (in fact was only diner at the time!) but the intimate surroundings and friendly waiter service made it feel like a private dining service!! Special of the day was a Ribeye steak that was cooked to perfection and balanced up the mass of fish I had been... More 

Thank andypandy7898
Brussels, Belgium
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Reasonably priced, tasty South African food in a stylish cosy dining-room atmosphere with friendly service

Thank GrahamBrussels
Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2011

Down on business in Plett, had an outstanding meal at Nguni Restaurant. Owner & Staff were warm and welcoming, served a superb meal. I had Bobotie Spring Rolls and a delicious Lamb Curry as It was a rather cold and rainy night. Went back the next day for the best thick piece of fresh Grilled Cob ever that had just... More 

Thank 30Celeste

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crescent St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 6710
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!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?