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Emily Moon

Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 501 2500
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
“prawns” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 666 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! Haven't been to Emily Moon in ages! But what a wonderful surprise to find it as wonderful as ever! The setting is really out of this world! Food to die for! My friend and her husband share the Calamari starter , very tender! I...More

Thank annieplett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a great place. Excellent food and great service. You definitely need to come for a sun downer. Beautiful view. Very romantic. A good spot for a proposal.

Thank Rene M
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rene Thank you for taking the time to write your review, such an amazing review,we appreciate your great feedback.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cannot find words for that place! It's magical, with such a great decoration. We felt like guests in a fairytale, well cared after! We had booked a table three months in advance as we knew how hard it can be to get a table....More

Thank I H
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear I H We cannot find words for your magical praises of our Emily Moon. Looking forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked Simons bar for a venue for my 50th birthday party on a Saturday. I wanted snacks, some were great, however I specifically requested which ones I wanted and they got 80% correct. Service was impeccable and could not have asked for more. Venue...More

Thank Shellydevo
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shelly thank you for your review and we appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always feel special when visiting Emily Moon. The ambience, service and value for money are unsurpassable.

Thank dtarrant2016
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dtarrant Thank you for taking time to review Emily Moon. We look forward to welcoming you back sooner than later. Emily Moon team .... :)

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Emily Moon is a must visit if one is coming to Plettenberg Bay. Gorgeous view for sundowners and the food is fantastic. The staff were friendly and attentive which really made for a pleasant afternoon and evening.

Thank plouwrens
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear P Louwrens Thank you for taking the time to review Emily Moon, we are glad to hear that you left with a smile and now recommend us to others. Please keep up the good work. Kind Regards from us all at Emily Moon

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

food.service.atmosphere. Just wowe! Everything was far from some of the recent reviews I've read. Being a restauranteer and after reading se of the reviews,I walked in a sceptic. I was blown away by the interior, great service ane food. One of my new favorite places...More

1  Thank Jumarie S
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jumarie We just love the recently converted. Thank you for your WOW review of our Emily Moon. we certainly look forward to many more wow times with you at Emily Moon. Kind Regards Alex

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Went here with local friends and were blown away with the food, setting and service. Loved the pre dinner drink, in the open, by the open fire. All stunning. Would return.

1  Thank EveningEater
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Evening Eater Thank you for taking the time to review Emily Moon, we love hearing back from our guest and best of all if they want to return. Keep well till next time. Kind Regards Alex

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was told to go to this place for dinner by a guy I sat next to on the plane! He raved on bout the place and made me promise to him I would go! This was a few days earlier and actually I had...More

1  Thank Mustang1560
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mustang thank you for your lovely review of our Emily Moon, we just love to always hear the stories of how people find us. Emily Moon is like a magical place you discover. thank you for your support. We looking forward to many years...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was my second visit to Emily Moon and definitely my last. The service was abrupt and nonchalant. I ordered a vegetable curry mild. It was over cooked, hot instead of mild. The vegetables (frozen) swam in a hideous tomato based sauce. The name is...More

Thank Jocelin K
emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi there We are so sorry to hear about your experience. We would love to hear more about your what happened so we can address our staff and make sure the issues are dealt with. Please email alex@emilymoon.co.za We hope to see you again soon,...More

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Freda O
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Response from Rene M | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. But staff and kitchen are very flexible.
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twaalfR
12 December 2016|
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Response from emilymoon_sa | Property representative |
Hi, We would suggest smart-casual for dinner but are very happy for you to come as you are!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rietvlei Road | Emily Moon River Lodge, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 501 2500
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Description
Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa .
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