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Simon's Bar at Emily Moon

1 Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 501 2500
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (22 reviews)
“great evening” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

What a spectacular venue for sundowners and a pizza, the setting is great, abiance and service fantastic and pizza delicious. What more can I say other than, its a perfect setting for a marriage proposal.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank beesbal
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The pizzas are as good as you get. Wonderful surroundings with a great view. At night the lighting is really .romantic. The staff are friendly and the service is really good. The wine was affordable with a good selection of all brands. We will be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

How lucky we were to get word of this place! Awesome vibe and grerat Pizza! Tip - get there early, they fill up quick!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Romrog
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a great pizza spot, hidden away in the hills behind the Bitou river. It's a beautiful spot with great decor and high quality food. Very romantic. Arrive while the skies are still light in order to see the beauty you're surrounded by, drinking...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A very special sundowner place (not too many in Plett) - we were invited for a birthday dinner. At Simon's on Friday evening's there is a happy hour at 6, Jack Black special and a superb pizza selection. Which pizza to have was a problem...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KeithMcKay44
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Not well publicized and perhaps overshadowed by its sister restaurant "Emily Moon" but the convivial pub setting that is Simon's bar is fabulous. Stunning views over the valley and river, great service, outstanding pizza with a thin base. The music was fantastic, good selection and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MikesaBeachbum
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

A fabulous place where we enjoyed amazing food, great service and awesome music. A gem of a place that if you are staying in the area you should definitely visit for some pizza - light and very flavoursome. It's open after 5pm and follow signs...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 895diyaw
Reviewed 12 February 2018

You must get there early, music is great, pizzas are exquisite, view and company always makes Simons a great night out

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Kim C
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Found Simon's Bar at Emily Moon's by accident - and what a happy accident it was. Great service and tasty food. Pizza's have very different toppings on offer - including a Cape Malay curry. Cocktail menu provides many difficult choices. One of the best pizzas...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Rabbit911
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Pizza with ambience... set within Emily Moon lies a little gem Simons Bar. If you were not lucky enough to get a table in Emily Moon do not fear .. Simons Bar is near .. in fact right above. Delicious pizza satisfying every taste bud,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank dianne p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 501 2500
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Simon's Bar is beautifully designed with vintage motorboat engines decorating the walls and in the centre is a wood-fire pizza oven that produces the best artisan pizzas in the Garden Route. Signature pizzas like our Buffalo mozzarella, marinated cherry tomato & spring onion or our famous Cuban styled Pulled Pork, baby onions, red peppers & rocket are as unique as the space itself. Most of our ingredients are home grown otherwise locally sourced. The Bar stocks beautiful Cape wines and our barman makes a mean cocktail to enjoy feet up, watching the sun set over the Bitou River. Simon's Bar Trading Hours: December to January Tuesday to Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00 February to November Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 18.00 - 21:00 Sunday Lunch: 12.00 - 15.00
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