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Muse Fusion Food
90/100 (1284 ratings)
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"An absolute gem.. situated in such an AWESOME setting with delicious food and the best hospitality in the garden..."
Alyson Van Lier
"Amazing food, friendly staff. Been there twice and it is definitely most favourite place to eat in Knysna. Love the..."
Marieta Louw
"I love the food here... their pizzas and burgers are amazing, and what I loved was that they do a gluten-free pizza base which is..."
Carla Lidstone
"One of our favourite places to come to. Great food, good service. Lekker vibe. Great..."
Ferdinand Jooste
"Just love this place, the food, the vibe and Lindi and staff are fabulous....so worth a visit. In summer enjoy sitting outside in the garden and in..."
John Lynne Coates
"Great food, great hosts, food was DELICIOUS!!!We will be back most definitely on our return visit to..."
Tracey Van Eeden
"Best Nachos of my life! The food is always incredible and the service is unparalleled! Thank..."
Mia-Joi Duminy
"Best nachos in Knysna! Great gluten free..."
Terri Wallace
"The atmosphere amazing! Love the menu! and the service is great! One can have loads of fun at..."
Angeline Joan Strydom
"I was spoilt on my 60th birthday this week. Our sons took us for dinner at Muse. I loved it and the food was awesome. Thanks to all at Muse..."
Graham Bezuidenhout
"Best value local meal than the waterfront. All meals are simply fresh and delicious so do expect an hour but all worth the wait. Mussels are their..."
Peter Chong
"Such a gem in Knysna this place. Everywhere you look, you find beautiful art in this restaurant 😍 It's a great place to have a bite and to play..."
Joy Wansleeben
"This place is a great restaurant mixed in with a local pub, they even have a snooker/pool table. Food is excellent, the pizza are thin crust and made..."
Adrian Berry
"Muse is a great place to sit down, have a few beers and a great meal with friends. The food is always good. Pizza's seems to be a regular choice by..."
SONIX69 “Sonix69” Freeroaming
"A great little restaurant in Knysna. Any establishment that serves a bowl of chopped chillies and a bowl of chopped garlic with bread as an appetizer..."
Joe Duff-Smith
"Very lovely place. Great music and ambience with a fire pit outside. Service was excellent, our server Maracille was attentive and very helpful...."
Niel Botha
"Lovely place good vibe and pizza excellent. A must if you like a good..."
Lynette Barnardo
"Lovely local spot, had a pizza on one occasion and the livers on another which were really good. I recommend skipping the Nachos tho. The service..."
Nalika
"Incredible food! Best I’ve eaten in a long time and at a good price! The flavours are sooo good and the service is great! We got chili poppers...."
Raadhiya Perin
"We Love Muse! The i4x4.io team highly recommend Muse not only for the amazing atmosphere, food, and vibe, but also for the friendliness of all the..."
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"Had a lovely vegan pizza and dessert. Friendly staff. Beer and gin on..."
Menita Havelaar
"Was here with my fiancee and we had pizza, the base was super thin and toppings was plentiful overall best pizza in knysna! The atmosphere is very..."
James Ross
"Fantastic music with a snack type menu from Pasta ,Burgers,Pizza,chicken skewers plus a full bar with good beer on..."
John Littlefield
"Most definitely the best pizza in Knysna I’ve had so far. Didn’t know you get gin on tap but happy I tried it and will have it again..."
Tania
"If you love a good pizza, I highly recommend MUSE Fusion Food. The service was great with friendly..."
Kent Weyers
"Lovely place, always a good vibe. Excellent service. Muse has a wide variety of meals. Chicken skewers are very good. Jalapeos wrapped in egg plant..."
Meshaan Naidoo
"The BEST pizza in forever. Blown away and the two front of shop dudes also massive contributors of the..."
Martin Rimmer
"It is amazing. And nice for families good prices And the food is very..."
Bobby Warren
"Great place for dinner in Knysna! Nice menu with different variations and lots of vegetarian and vegan options. The service was nice but waiting time..."
Natalia
The Olive Tree
88/100 (5114 ratings)
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Fish Soup
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Lamb
Salad
"A fantastic restaurant and besides a lovely place to spend your evening at. The owners are just adorable and so passionate about their menu you..."
Alexander Meister
"Popular restaurant in Knysna. Vegetarian Delight is highly recommended. Book a table in advance, a couple days if possible, especially for a weekend..."
Stephen Friday
"Great place for dinner. Nice hosts and waitrons. Great food and as nearly everbody mentioned: the fillet is great!!! The springrolls and the fish..."
Dominic Schmitt
"Great little restaurant on Knysna main road. Excellent food. Come hungry, because the portions are..."
Kevin Baker
"Had a great dinner! Fresh ingredients and great service. Loved the steak tartare and..."
Jori Besteman
"Nice spot for a quiet dinner. We had the veggie pasta and the oven baked fish, both were lovely. The staff were very friendly, offering to order us..."
Dave Jones
"Super hosts! Clean! You ask anything with no problem at all. Lekker..."
Helga Smith
"We had a wonderful meal here. Starters and main for two with beers and a bottle of wine for only R500. Exceptional. Hard working staff and personable..."
Terry Humphries
"We were lucky enough to get a table as booking is usually essential. We had Babotie as starter it was delicious. We then had the fillet steak as..."
Alistair Robinson
"Ellen is a superb host. She's very passionate about her food. The food and wine was excellent quality and well priced. We shared a bobotie samosa as..."
Lynne Huppert
"Best fillet ever.. But not only! Try the bobotie as a starter. I've had the best meal in South Africa after a two-weeks stay. Very recommended. Best..."
Laura Piccinato
"Food was very good. Delicious veggie pasta and oven baked fish. However I will reinforce that the front of house was a tad frosty - possibly..."
Chris Rawson
"Good food. Great help staff. Appropriate pricing. Owner and her assistant/partner may want to take a breath. I was solo so had the chance to watch..."
Valarie Brickhouse
"Divine. Consistent. Lovely wines. Wholesome good quality everything. Great staff. Pricey in comparison to most restaurants in Knysna, although ,..."
Hanna Butler
"Outstanding service and delicious food. The staff and owner were very engaging and friendly, taking the effort to explain each item in the menu. The..."
Daniel Mesham
"The Olive Tree is a local experience at its best. Not only did I have the best steak/ beef fillet in my life (!), even more outstanding was the..."
Lorenz Fendes
"This place was recommended as "one of the best things ever on the planet", so expectations were high. Although it was good - it wasn't amazing. I had..."
Thomas Donker
Pembreys
87/100 (634 ratings)
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Torte
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Lemon tart
Pasta
Cakes
Salad
"I have eaten here many times over the years and the delicious food has always been interesting and well prepared. The menu changes frequently and..."
Barbara Gross
"This was an absolutely incredible meal from start to finish. Making the reservation for dinner was effortless and the restaurant was very..."
Cat
"Amazing restaurant with a great atmosphere. You need to book far in advance during December. Run by a lovely husband and wife team. She manages front..."
Kirsten Pote Du Toit
"One of the best restaurants in the Knysna area.Everything is good about it. ..ambience, food and service.If you are in the area it is..."
Martini
"Just wonderful. We went for a late lunch today 23-Aug-2023. Winning dish - Chicken Curry. Their meal the day - Short Rib on mash was very..."
Enid Son
"Very welcoming despite the bad weather with wonderful views and a real sense of nature. Flatbread was well presented and really good. Deli looks..."
Duncan Gilliland
"❇️- Fish and chips 9.5/10 VERY delicious and the side sauce is to die for!!! ❇️- Surf and turf( the one in the picture) 8/10 very good but..."
Lama Khalid
"We ended at this place by accident. What a nice surprise. We were under à tent with light breeze. ZANE the waiter has à lot of humor and is very..."
Jean Luc Scalabre
"Great location, food was excellent 👌 All our dishes had great flavour and presentation was beautifully done. Lovely deli with quality products..."
Dirk van der Bank
"We had coffee here after a hike 2 x and they are friendly and give excellent service They don’t mind moving furniture around to accommodate us Make..."
Yvonne Vurovecz
"What a great experience. They hosted my ouma’s 90th birthday and everything was absolutely 💯 perfect. We had a nice private area decorated with..."
Natasha Celliers
"Stunning location., incredible view and setting. Very helpful and efficient staff. The food was 5 star. Beautifully presented, so much care and..."
Bienaime Marais
"We had lunch at the new Urban Girl. It was phenomenal! I would highly recommend breakfast or lunch here. The view is perfect. The ambience is..."
Nadia Hyland
"our waiter Zane was superb - calm, fast and friendly ... and a very good barista, too. We enjoyed our food and coffee..."
Felix Blitzer
Cafe Mario
85/100 (5241 ratings)
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Lunch
Breakfast
Brunch
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Focaccia
Pasta
Salad
Bruschette
Chili
Pesto
Calamari
Calamares
Toasts
Tiramisu
Sit down
Italian
Pizza
Mediterranean
European
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Television
Street Parking
Reservations
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
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"The pizza is second to none!!! I would recommend anything off the pizza menu - all of it is incredibly tasty! The coffee is also really great. The..."
Hannah Abdoll
"A really lovely experience here.The restaurant space is enough to give you that homely feeling. I sat in a corner, by the window. Snugged..."
Mpho Mogale
"Best pizza in Knysna, friendly staff and cosy atmosphere. Their pizzas are always juicy with enough cheese. Be sure to book before your..."
Lize
"Perfect place for a breakfast alongside the water. All components of the breakfast was cooked exactly as requested and we also did not had to wait..."
Johannes
"Lovely place ..nice staff.. good vegetarian options and great taste..We were turned away the earlier day as we did not have reservation....."
Satkaj
"Great setting with good service and beautiful food made with love. Very cosy. Would certainly go back again and again. Most..."
Helen Rossouw
"Pizza???Huge it wasLike 4 people can have a heartbeat mean. Also it was delicious and had an amazing flavour of cheese I will..."
Avneet Kohli
"A nice cozy coffee shop in the heart of Knysna waterfront. The place was full of people and it tends to be quite noisy but the service received was..."
'Alessandro Cernuschi
"The waterfront in Knysna is where you find the hub of Restaurants, and Cafe Mario was my favorite.They serve delicious pizzas and garlic..."
Pratik Goel
"Really loved the vibe and atmosphere! The Pizza and drink was good , only thing That was a downer was they didn’t have Dom Pedro’s . Other..."
Julanie J Kok
"Delicious pizza, great view, friendly waitress! The only flaw I can comment on is the wait for our pizzas which was a tad too long & we even joked..."
Megz Mackintosh
"This is our go-to place in Knysna for tasty simple food. The food is tasty, the atmosphere is friendly and the owner can always be seen somewhere..."
Elizna Fourie
"Caffe Mario is the most popular restaurant in Knysna Quays on the waterfront. When we visited them last evening, the restaurant was packed with..."
Megsblogged
"After reading the reviews, I decided getting pizzas to go would be the way to go. We weren't disappointed! 5 people, 5 different pizza's and 5 happy..."
Redarmyrecruiting
"Delicious pasta! Wonderful vibe and really great service. I quite enjoyed the Italian theme and the warm lighting. The huge portions are so worth the..."
Nastasjia-Leigh Pillay
"Fantastic experience from start to finish. The ambience was warm and felt like an authentic Italian restaurant. The food was perfect, and the service..."
16341317r
"Just stopped by for some cake and tea. Beautiful place with Italian style decor. Try coming on a sunny day and enjoy sitting outside by the river...."
Heinri Van Zyl
"Trendy small restaurant , great service , pizza was very good , fair size , when sharing salad and pizza they brought pizza and salad already shared..."
Russel Roth
"Really tasty food at a reasonable price . Restaurant very busy on a week night so that speaks for itself of the good quality food wine and service,..."
Michelle Elliott
"This quaint cafe was walking distance from our hotel , Boy Oh Boy , it did not disappoint. It's authenticity makes you feel at home like you're in..."
Azrah Kadwa
"Nice little lively joint in the happening part of Knysna. We went there since they happen to have a decent selection of vegetarian dishes. The food..."
Subramanian
"Fundi was our waiter this year. Please ask for her when you are waiting to be seated. Fundi means intelligence. And was she a pleasant, positive and..."
Kari-Mari
"Really awesome. Grennaro (Mario's dad) managed to squeeze us in at the very last minute after a really bad experience upstairs at O Pescador. His..."
Justin Asher
"This now was a good place to go to. We were shocked as we couldn't even get a table we waited and waited and finally something came up. We had our..."
Abdullah Mahamed
"I think it's a great place to hangout, especially on rainy days. Warm atmosphere, professional staff. The service was a bit slow, however the..."
Chelsea Natalie Le Roux
"Cafe Mario is a beautiful little restaurant overlooking the water at the waterfront in Knysna, with a great vibe and quaint feel to it. The menu is..."
James Marsh
"The best pizza I've had outside of Cape Town . Amazing owner, lovely friendly staff. True Italian atmosphere and food. Would definitely recommend..."
Chelsey Kayla Matthys
"Caffe Mario is brilliantly situated to catch the sun at on a chilly winters morning. The pizza with Buffalo Mozzarella is really good. Just..."
Marentia Van Kasterop
"Am visiting Knysna with family. Over the last 2 days we had a lunch and breakfast at Caffe Mario. Have to admit they are the most hospitable hosts...."
Rallid73
"Food was so good and very well priced ! Delicious cappuccinos and the trammezinis are just delicious. Paintings are fantastic ! Service is only..."
Jean Baard
"Nice italian place overlooking waterfront and near the Quays. Not a bfast place of course but decent selectio. The Super mario is filling and will..."
Kudzai Maeresa
"Wine by the glass selection was poor. Service good, food - one great dish (chicken livers)- one okay (melanzane parmigiano)- really nice vibe and..."
Janice Scheckter
"Brilliant desserts and the tiramisu that they serve can definitely not be missed if you are visiting knysna. The margarita pizza is also worth..."
Vasundhara Sikaria
"I ate breakfast at Caffe Mario's not long ago and again recently, to meet a local friend who swears by it and have some of their great thin base..."
Lauras World
"Came here years ago and was in Knysna again and just had to come back. Supper was gorgeous. I devoured a baked pasta dish that I even enjoyed the..."
Cait McWilliams
"Fantastic dinner at Marios in Knysna. Feels just like home-cooked Italian with a South African twist. Great setting on the knysna Waterfront -..."
Ryan Goodman
"By far the best restaurant in Knysna! We make sure to go each time we visit! Only small 'problem' is that you need to book WAY in advance if you hope..."
Kirsty Metcalf
"Quaint little italian place with a very nice atmosphere. Friendly staff and really good food, with good service. I will go again. Very nice pasta and..."
Arno Van Staden
"We had a team dinner here for the Big 5 Sports Challenge and we absolutely loved the pizzas, wine and cake we had. Our waitress was fantastic and..."
Emilie Van Baalen
"Delicious food (try the veal dishes) with large portions and competitive prices. Warm atmosphere with helpful staff. This venue is immune to..."
Ulwin Hoffmann
"It's certainly one of the better restaurants in Knysna.One can either sit inside or outside and it has a nice ambience.I find the food..."
Martini
"Best pizza in Knysna. The restaurant has a lovely ambiance as well, but not over the top and child friendly. Everyone really enjoyed their meals...."
Andrea P. Diaz
"Lovely restaurant, great decor and vibe. We order focaccia and a pasta each. They did forget the focaccia and the food did take a while to arrive,..."
M B
"Caffe Mario will always be my go-to recommendation for a spectacular dinner in Knysna. Italian food, prepared with special care and attention. a..."
Hendre Visagie
"Very tasty food, incredibly attentive staff and thoughtful atmosphere. A new favorite and must visit in Knysna especially if you are looking for..."
Stevie Hoesel
"I had a wonderful evening at Mario's. Everything was perfect, staff, food and atmosphere. Very friendly waiters! Best pizza ever! Will..."
Heidi Smit
"Very happy we decided to eat here. The smells coming from the food around us was so delicious and we were not disappointed when we got our pizza,..."
Veronica Noakes
"Great food and friendly service. Best kingclip I've ever had. So good, we went back the next..."
Lee-Ann Smeed
"Wonderful service! We called in our order in advance. They waited for us at the door and as soon as they saw us they started taking our food to the..."
Duhne Liebenberg
"Brilliant gem of a place. Great Italian..."
Kevin Dabinett
"Cafe Mario's is consistently good, with very friendly staff along with a relaxed and informal atmosphere. They have been making great tasting Italian..."
Richard Kopman (RSK London)
"We had a great experience at Café Mario. Staff were exceptional and we had the best customer service. Food was prepared with organic ingredients and..."
Jan-Harm Steenkamp
"Another wonderful experience at Mario's. Loved your pasta dishes. Great atmosphere and a high 🙌 to our host Patrick.....you are a..."
Reynier Kapp
"Absolutely fantastic! We made sure we tested all the food pizza ,pasta,peppery veal and waffles! Food was well prepared, with lots of flavours..."
Jurilee Du Toit
"The food and atmosphere is wonderful. The waiters are full off life and are enjoying what they are doing. It is such a refreshing difference to the..."
Pierre Rossouw
"If you like pizza or pasta then this restaurant for..."
SoS Traveler
"This was a really great Italian restaurant! The food and atmosphere where great. Worth making a booking - we went on a Monday and it was very busy...."
Kate Allen
"This is one of the best spots for really good Italian food,I highly recommend their Pizza's and their ice coffees,best in town. My favourite Pizza..."
Average Gamer
"Stumbled across this little place looking for a late afternoon lunch with an outside area. Tucked away off the main road (yet very easy to find) is a..."
Laralee Aldridge
"Great food and friendly staff. The thin crust pizzas were fantastic and well topped without being soggy. They had such a vast variety of vegetarian..."
Vivek Rendall
"A lovely little Cafè situated near the Quay’s in Knysna. It is constantly buzzing with happy customers as well as upbeat energetic waiters..."
Jessie Watson
Indigo Deli
84/100 (208 ratings)
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"Fantastic place to enjoy a good cappuccino and delicious eats overlooking the ocean. Friendly and efficient service contributes to a great..."
Katja Forster
"Nice little place in a beautiful location, always have very nice food and decent coffee. Never been disappointed when coming..."
James Ross
"Food always so nice and fresh! Lady behind Counter always friendly and rest of the staff always serving with a smile! Plus the views are amazing plus..."
James Ross
"Awesome little coffee shop. Really close to the beach. Delicious food and coffee. Super friendly..."
Abby “Abs” Vorster
"Great coffee and selection of desserts, cake and confectionary. Would recommend the decadent chocolate cake served with ice. Made for a delicious..."
Aqeel Bhika
"I went there today for a cake and tea and I was flabbergasted on how good it was the chocolate cake was perfect and nice and soft and I had a cup of..."
Eric Louw
"Staff is always friendly, and their coffee is divine. To top things off, you get a view to die for. It's definitely worth a stop on your way to, or..."
Adelia van Tonder
"They have the best Chicken, Mayo and Bacon Tramezzini on earth... Honestly never had..."
Charles de Beer
"We absolutely love this place! Ideal to get out of the sun for a few hours! The absolute best coconut, strawberry almond tart (mouth watering..."
Candice Van Eeden
"Food and service was top class. No..."
Lynda Boonzaier
"Wow I had the lemon drizzle cake, it was moist, lemony and absolutely divine. Unfortunately it was too cold to sit on the verandah but the cake and..."
BK C
"Nice little coffee shop close to the beach. They make a good coffee and offer a variety of home made cakes and snacks. The staff is friendly and the..."
Thomas Muecke
"Wonderful place to sit and relax before or after a walk on the beach. Satisfying cappuccinos with quite a selection of tasty treats. Today we tried..."
Claire Fowler
"The coffee was amazing and the decadent Chocolate cake had the most amazing fudgy mouthfeel, a masterpiece. I stole some carrot cake from my wife and..."
Daniel Prinsloo
"The best coffee ever. Very limited gluten free offering, the only item possible was a very rich and sugary tart. Even one savoury option would..."
Candice Panthera
"Excellent coffee and deserts and close to beach. Not a lot to eat apart from..."
Nikolaos Kyriacos
"Vegan options a plus Service a bit..."
Lynnette Steenkamp
"They’re open till 17:00 Good treats and Good..."
Stephen Geldenhuys
Sirocco
82/100 (3717 ratings)
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Lunch
Nachos
Pasta
Hake
Salad
Lamb
Oyster
Pesto
Calamari
Fish
Mussels
Calamares
Salmon
Burger
Seafood Platters
Curry
Prawns
Beef
Sit down
Sushi
Seafood
European
Highchairs Available
Table Service
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Family style
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
BYOB
Live Music
Serves Alcohol
Reservations
Wine and Beer
Waterfront
Accepts Discover
Gift Cards Available
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"We are here following the Oyster Tour. The staff was extremely accommodating (we wanted a heater!) and friendly. We had all been craving sushi and..."
Noah Vaughan
"As always, nothing to fault! Sushi was once again amazing and the atmosphere was great. The live music an added bonus and we enjoyed Jaco with his..."
Jako Kruger
"This place is a must see, when in Knysna. The seafood platter is rich in flavor and very suitable for two persons. Staff is super friendly and..."
Ken Gericke
"The restaurant has wonderful views on the lake. The service was great the food tasted good but the price was expensive little..."
FAHAD ALMANSOORI
"Very pretty place on the edge of the water. Definitely fancier than most of the places we had been to in Knysna and pricier. But the food and drinks..."
Veronica Noakes
"Fantastic cappuccino, served hot and with a tasty biscotti. Sublime half-price Sunday sushi served speedy and with excellent service. Thank you Gcina..."
Laylaa S
"Service is incredible, super friendly staff. The sushi is from another world. Also the atmosphere at night is beautiful and romantic. We came here 3..."
Thierry B
"10 of us had a really nice evening here. We were quickly allocated a lovely table outside. The food was excellent ( I had the kingklip) and even..."
Rae Henderson
"Very good restaurant with a nice view on the lagoon. The service is absolutely fantastic. Everyone is so smiley and friendly. Our server Stephan was..."
Aline De Walsche
"Beautiful views and amazing food. Right on the waterfront and you get nice views of the estuary. Sirocco offers wine by the glass which is great. I..."
Szymon Welgus