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Simon's Bar at Emily Moon

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1 Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 501 2500
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thank dianne p
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We called ahead because we had heard how busy it gets and also wanted to find out if the swimming pool was open to non-residents and were told that we could "come now" as they weren't busy... and that the residents had their own pool...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Got a table straight away now that silly season is over, drinks and service were prompt and not over bearing. Sar enjoying pizza and drinks for nearly 3 hours listening to a festive 1 man band. Highly recommended.

Thank Q3203SFdavids
Reviewed 16 January 2018

If you are looking for a nice casual dinner then Simon's Bar is great. Although we got there early, the service was extremely slow and we were left for 45 minutes without receiving our drink order. However, the pizzas are delicious and dessert very nice.

Thank Michele C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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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Description
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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