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Nguni Restaurant

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Crescent St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 6710
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a really good meal at Nguni. We all had seafood main courses that were well prepared and delicious. Lovely, simple decor in an authentic and intimate space. We really enjoyed it and will certainly go again.

Thank davido2017
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A tremendous Birthday Supper for my Wife and I on December 12th. (Uhuru day, for those with Kenyan connections!) The ambience very pleasant, inclusive yet private, cozy. The food, in our case Springbok loin, wonderful, cooked to perfection, beautifully presented, of more than ample portion, and generally top notch. The service excellent, made you feel extremely welcomed. One of our... More 

Thank paulbloodworth
Miami Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant appears to have previously been a home (or may still be in part?!?) menu generally exciting service good and quick and wine list good. Prices a little high when compared to portions but quality excellent!

Thank guap0bumsies
North Wales
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was booked for us by our hotel as we wanted to try some African food. On arriving out taxi driver advised that the restaurant would call him when we were ready to leave. The springbok was delicious and the service at the table was impeccable. However, once we had paid our bill and asked about our taxi back the... More 

Thank HildaNorthWales
megank35, Owner at Nguni, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we are pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us! The taxi services run independently and are in no way associated with the restaurant. Due to the volume of people in Plett in peak holiday season - there can be delays and I believe that on this evening we phoned the service twice -... More 

Rowayton, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious dinner at Nguni. It's an old fishermans cottage with thick walls and charming architecture. My entree of kingklip fish with local tomatoes and pomegranates was the winner of the evening! We'll be back.

Thank Richard S
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Chose this restaurant based on the good reviews it has received. I have to say I was a little disappointed, I didn't find either the place, food or service to be anything special. The service made me feel like they were in a hurry to get us out of there, things were moving a little too fast for my taste.... More 

Thank TeWe
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here on a busy Christmas period. Despite the restaurant being very busy the service was friendly and efficient. This restaurant is cosy and both options of eating inside or out in the garden are equally appealing. The food was excellent and I would highly recommend the spring roll starter and King clip or steak in particular.... More 

Thank joemcdub
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Nguni prior to watching a show at the White House. We had the tuna carpaccio for starters and the fillet for main course. The tuna carpaccio was a welcome delight, something I have never tasted before. The fillet was a perfect medium rare, and the baked baby potatoes was very nice. The fillet was a bit bland though,... More 

Thank albe_pta
Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious local produce offering a taste of more exotic meats. Food was to a very high standard. Discreet location off Main Street.

Thank NJJ65
Pretoria, South Africa
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I had the gachpacho soup and the seared tuna steak which was delicious. Very very tasty food! We had an excellent dinner!

Thank Rolgand

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
African, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?