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Chez Laurent

Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
+27 76 463 5764
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak sandwich” (11 reviews)
“creme brulee” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Steakhouse, European
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not what you expect at your average Backpackers! Chef Laurent has cooked around the world and now keeps it simple at a quiet little backpackers place in a Plett back street! Really friendly guy and the girls that work there are all lovely. Seriously the...More

Thank alexlewis_assa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

French chef Laurent Battut (of best-fillet-steak-in-Plett fame) has recently moved from the Market-on-Main to Nothando's, a 3 mins walk up-town. This is a very nice backpackers place but you don't have to stay there to book your own group into the licensed restaurant for a...More

Thank Floris O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Laurent has now moved to Nothandos Backpackers, which now means that his great food is now served in a nice atmosphere and there is a bar. Laurent’s fillet steak with pepper sauce is quite simply amazing and follow that with his home made creme brûlée...More

Thank Paulyn_04
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We loved our dinner so much! But we liked the owner and chef, Laurent, even more. It was such a pleasure to meet him. Just check the correct address or call before your visit-the address has changed. Dear Laurent, many thanks, you are adorable!:)

Thank michael_hist
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Ate at Chez Laurent last evening - a different experience but a superb steak. He only has one item on his menu, a fillet steak in a peppercorn sauce served with a green salad and home made chips. It was superb. Beware, he does not...More

Thank Chaps04
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing dinner! We had dinner at Chez Laurent as our host recommended us his place. And we can say: it was the best dinner we had on our whole SA trip! The place is kept simple and clean, so that your entire focus...More

1  Thank Marcel M
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to eat the best fillet steak in the Plet. You will taste Laurent’s passion for food. It is a once of a lifetime opportunity to sit in a very simple food market while enjoying a 5 star restaurant dish....More

Thank rianbeijing
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We regularly visit Chez Laurent every year during the September/October School Holiday ,staying at Beacon Island. We always look forward to our visits and make sure we work through his whole menu during our stay. Last year we had the surprise special of Chicken Strips...More

Thank JohanKeyter
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is my second time here. I liked it so much 2 years ago that I sought it out this trip. We sat in the outdoor cafe which makes you feel you are in the middle of a small European market. The food is excellent...More

Thank W5432LLjessicah
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit Plettenberg bay chez Laurent is one of our first stops. The standard remained the same since our last visit 2 years ago. He still offers a very simple menu, but everything is of a high standard. The streak rolls and especially...More

Thank Hctal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 76 463 5764
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