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Thai Eatery
94/100 (974 ratings)
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"The very best Thai food and such friendly service. Keep going Angela as you deserve..."
Willy Warner
"Delicious Food always cooked perfectly with generous portions. Great..."
Wayne Schmidt
"Being locals we never went here so we thought we give it ago and man what a gem the service was fantastic/ family run restaurant but everyone one..."
James Ross
"A beautiful gem on the Garden Route! The owner, Angela, is the sweetest lady and a very attentive host. The food was amazing, very affordable and the..."
Dana
"If i could give them a 6star i could. Very friendly service with great food that is made of the freshest..."
Shera-lynn Bredenhann
"We randomly came upon this place because the restaurant we were looking for was already closed at 9:30 pm on Sunday (despite being marked as open on..."
Alexander
"Thai food at its best. The portions are large and reasonably priced. The taste is authentic and an experience to be had. It is a family run..."
Andi Wolmarans
"Amazing warm and personal service! The food exceeded our expectations! We tried the sushi and green and red curries - which were all very very..."
anneke luijk
"Another great meal from the Thai Eatery! Angela and her staff are all so friendly and caring – they even remembered my dietary requirements! The..."
Kayla Archer
"From all the places to eat in Knysna, go here. Could not wish for a more friendly staff and service. Our starters were excellent and our main dish..."
Maurice van Warven
"Delicious Thai food and the sweetest service :) What a treat this was and an amazing price point! The value is through the roof! We had the pork..."
Pieter H.
"To echo comments made by previous reviewers, this place is a gem! Great food, excellent service, lovely ambience (smart, cosy, casual) and, the icing..."
Liam Huckle
The Farm
93/100 (900 ratings)
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Chocolate Brownie & Berry Smoothie
Smoked Chicken Wrap & Mochaccino
Toasted Croissant Woth Bacon and Cheese
Toasted Croissant with Scrambled Egg and Bacon
Croissant Breakfast with Scrambled Egg Bacon Tomato and Mushrooms
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"My favourite place to go to with the kids in Knysna. The friendliest staff, best coffee and deliciously wholesome food guaranteed every time. And the..."
Janine Langheim
"I love to take my kids to play for hours and I get to enjoy a wholesome meal with a awesome coffee while soaking up the sun. A real hidden Gem im..."
Penelope Van As
"Beautiful place to take kids and their food is great😉 Love..."
Carol-Ann Belcher Sullivan
"Amazing place! So geared for little ones. Best breakfast and..."
Annalise Truter
"Best coffee! Even without the grandkids wonderfull place!! (But with even better!!) Peter’s Cortado is fabulous..."
Arie 't Veld
"Good food, best iced Coffees, Awesome owners and a great place to take the family or meet..."
Rikki Fietze
"Always such a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. A safe place for the kids and a quiet place for adults to come together. Great food, great..."
Matt Groves
"An excellent venue for kiddies parties or just a nice outing where the kids can play and parents can..."
Carmen Kloppers
"It is fun, the food is great and it so nice to have a new place for kids to go to. Healthy outdoor activities and great..."
Kirsty Hunt
"I think this is a place for your kids to play in a lovely relaxing atmosphere were you can have a cup of tea and not fear about your kids..."
Kate Bester
"This place is the perfect spot for young kids. With jungle gyms, swings, trampoline, kiddy cycle track and great food and coffee there is something..."
Steve Corder
"Stunning country feeling and venue. Best carrot cake in Knysna. Pizzas are super. Happy to support this local initiative..."
Alan Goodway
"Awesome venue for young and old! Kids have a jol on the trails whilst the adults enjoy lovely cappuccinos and light..."
Marike Vreken
"Most amazing bike play park for all ages , and the best coffee and..."
Jacques Brink
"Brilliant food, wonderful staff and owners. Every time we go it's..."
Bianca Botha
"Perfect place for kiddies, great coffee and awesome..."
Marisca Stander
"Super fun for kids of all ages. Lovely food and..."
Altha Brink
"Fun, beautiful & great sense of community..."
Ashleigh Giusto
"We love going here for our weekly mums & bubs play dates. The food is great and the drinks refreshing. You just need to order by yourself at the..."
Chantál Fourie
"Excellent breakfast and smoothies in a garden environment. So far the only place in Knysna which allowed my dog to sit with me. The service was..."
Donovan Gaddin
"It is a nice country-side (in a farm) coffee shop/resturant. It is a good place to sit, relax, drink or eat, and enjoy the countryside environment...."
Adel Rumaih
"A beautiful place, up in the mountains, short drive from the center of Knysna! Very nice staff and delish food..."
Ana Maria Blanco
"A paradise for young kids under 6. The pump track and feeding the bunnies through the mesh was the highlight. The cake and coffee was great at a..."
Shael
"Great venue with a very relaxed feel. Food was great as well. We had an issue with our bill and the pump track is at such an angle that my 5 uear old..."
Erick Oosthuizen
"A lovely discovery. Excellent destination on my trusty Darrvin Peak electric MTB. Just a short 20min from the center of Knysna. Loved the keto..."
Gustav Erlank
"Nice place for all family 😍👌🏽 the are zone for kids 😍👌🏽, good experience, delicious food 😍 good service 💕,..."
Lady Bug
"Great price for the food. Was realy realy good food. Well done all round. Service is great vibe is right. Loved..."
Willem Coetzee
"Excellent food and cakes. Best coffee in town. Fun for the whole..."
Seth Berrange
2 Stories Restaurant
93/100 (165 ratings)
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"Was treated to a birthday dinner and I must say this was an out of the world experience. Its 5 star for a reason. They have amazing wine selections..."
Rachel Kudzai Vukomba
"Outstanding as always! One struggles to beat this place the views are outstanding, good or bad weather! Staff are world class from Check in to check..."
Jonathan Van Jaarsveldt
"Absolutely amazing small and lovely place. Views, rooms and staff are..."
Atul Kochhar
"The place looks very nice i like it also their..."
Pinkie Mphefumlo
"Excellent spot. Did not disappoint. Staff were incredible and of course the view was spectacular. Rooms were great. Only down side was the bathroom..."
Lisa Courtis
"Outstanding hotel with amazing views. Food better than best restaurants. Highly..."
Tony Stern
"The Whale Suite had the best view in the world. We never left our room for two days. Webster could not do enough for us. The meals were absolutely..."
Vivienne Simpson
"We had an incredible experience at Head Over Hills. The staff was so friendly and helpful. It was an intimate and personal feel. We especially..."
Meg Borghesi
"This was one of our best vacation stays to date! The hotel is overlooking a view most people would hike to see. The rooms are comfortable with..."
Patrick Panayotov
"Gorgeous! Great food. The rooms are quite small though. Staff are great. The view is truly out of this..."
Nthabiseng Marie
"Great location and the view is incredible. Staff is super friendly. Parking is a major issue so make sure you prepare for no spot or someone parking..."
Wayne Smith
"Easily one of the best views for a small intimate restaurant, the food was delicious, the service 5 star and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening out..."
KIFF Tackle
"Most amazing views and fantastic staff! Swimming in the pool, sipping on a drink is a dream! Actual rooms are a little underwhelming for the price..."
Pete Wright
"The place itself was stunning. The view was absolutely perfect The staff so great, big thumbs up to Webster👍 Enjoyed every bit of the stay, felt..."
Ethan Smit
"Fantastic views of the Knysna Heads that could be enjoyed from the pool or our room. The wine selection is amazing and the food was awesome. The rain..."
Clive Hogarth
"A lovely Bed and Breakfast with welcoming staff. The setting of Head over Hills is absolutely beautiful with astounding views. We were only able to..."
Louis Sarok
"Absolutely the most amazing view I've senn in my life!!.. it made me cry :$.. at night, you can see the stars very clear and beautiful.. the room is..."
Shahad Saud
Muse Fusion Food
90/100 (1284 ratings)
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Pizza
Gluten Free Options
Pizza
Italian
Healthy
Vegan Options
Healthy
Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Salad
Beef Rendang
Gin on Tap
Chili
Bacon Chilli Poppers
Calamari
Holy Pizza
Thai Curry with Chicken
Calamares
Veg Starter Nachos
Chilli Poppers and a Salad
Avocado and Artichoke
Affogato with Amarula
Vegan Pizza Small
Chicken Kebab with Vegetables
Alongside a Bread Puff a Bowl of Chopped Chillies and Chopped Garlic
Burger
Salad and Tahini
Nachos
Chocolatecake
Pesto
Chocolate Caramel Cake
Pizza
Crushed Garlic
chicken curry
Different Pizzas
Pasta
Sit down
Pizza
Italian
Healthy
Reservations
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Mid-range
"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..."
i4x4 io
"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
Loui's Restaurant & Pub
89/100 (312 ratings)
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Bar
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International
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Lunch
Curry
"Lovely pub, had a great time there and one of the best meals in Knysna. Well priced booze and..."
Noleen Gouws
"The food is amazing... Great..."
Nomandla Khonzani
"Louis the host is great. He always knows what we want. The food is excellent value for money. Iv never been able to finish a meal. The staff is..."
Belinda Hougaard
"Lovely tasty burgers and ice cold beer.lovely fire place cost..."
AA
"Quality fresh food. Decent portions. Right prices. Huge fire place for those cold nights. Smoking section. Can have a lovely meal on the one side..."
Pink Ties
"Good pub and pub food. Steak egg and chips old style. Spacious and large garden if you bring the kids. Not in the best part of town but very safe so..."
Tim Anderson
"Food was excellent. Service was great. Very cozy/local vibe. Was a quiet evening when we went, but all good none the..."
Werner Venter
"Cosy. Inside smoking section with fire. Good food at reasonable..."
Ms. B
"Food is delicious - you will not leave hungry. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Drinks reasonably priced. Sexy barman..."
Doritha Jordaan
"Great pub esp. if you wanna sit around the bar (good company there) though space at the bar is limited. Also very generous portions when it comes to..."
Taonezvi Mutsvangwa (Taona)
"Good quality food, generous portions and always consistent with service and food. Definitely worth a regular..."
Dirk van der Bank
"I have not had a bad plate of food at this place ever! Service can be brushed up a bit but the food makes it worth..."
Tarren Van Der Westhuizen
"Super warm fire on a cold Saturday afternoon. Good food great service. Mexican Train Domino's such..."
Sharon Keevey
"Great food, great atmosphere and good..."
Brett Scheuble
"Amazing hidden gem in the heart of Knysna. Very good prices and big portions. Fantastic home cooked type..."
Louise Mason
"Never ever will u find better food, bigger porsions or better service. Dont miss the eisbein. Then friendly atmosphere, the fire 2make u feel cosy..."
Henry Schmidt
"Great vibe, great food, great service. Well..."
Jackie LE
"A great place to go and chill. Friendly staff and good..."
Belinda Hougaard
"Best food in Kmysna. Wonderful atmosphere and very friendly helpful staff. Highly recommend Loui's Steak..."
Rita de Swardt
Le Maquis
88/100 (1418 ratings)
Restaurants
French
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Mediterranean
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Scallops
Duck Confit
Duck
Cheesecakes
Macarons
Oyster
Macaroons
Calamari
Snails
Mussels
Tarte Tatin
Lamb
Calamares
Fish
Salmon
Pork
Burger
Cheesecake
Curry
Prawns
Beef
Hummus
Escargot
Salad
"Fabulous food - I would say the best I’ve ever eaten in all the time I’ve lived in Knysna! Well done on a great restaurant - we will be back..."
Tatiana Solomon
"The shop has moved but the food is still great. Started with the scallops which were amazing and then had to have the cote de boeuf which is to..."
Dave King
"Exzellent! Eine herausragende Küche. Das Côte de beauf war hervorragend... Service..."
Frank Giersiefen
"Lovely food great service merci!!!!..."
Olivia Court
"Best restaurant in Knysna, must visit if you are up to deliciously crafted food. Ambience, service and dishes are absolutely devine. Baked Brie..."
Ludmila G
"What a little gem! Recommended to all fine dining lovers. The couple, true French residents runs the restaurant in the middle of Knysna. The food is..."
Yolandi Van Der Westhuizen
"French cuisine as its best. Absolutely outstanding, got the great luck to get a seat without reservation and didn't regret. Unfortunately we just..."
Andreas Klein
"The best restaurant in South Africa! Awesome food, great service and lovely atmosphere! Thank you Cathy and Rémy for the wonderful..."
Mad Mat
"Cathy and Remy are wonderful hists and the food was exceptional. We ordered the 'Cote de Boeuf' and it was cooked to..."
Elfrieda Loubser
"One of the best! Of course the food is beautifully prepared and exceptionally tasty. The camambert starter was fantastic(and big enough for two), my..."
Clive Watson
"We had such a lovely evening with Remy and Cathy! My girlfriend and I didn't have a reservation but were seated quickly on a Thursday evening...."
Charlie Frank
"In all of my travel experience if I'm lucky enough there is always a restaurant that I attached to my memory of the trip and for my whole month in..."
Albert V.
"We had the most amazing dinner here ! We were in Knysna on our 3 night honeymoon but they didn't know that ;) Price - Quality is extremely good and..."
Daphne D
"We had an outstanding dinner here. Truly delicious. The portions are GIGANTIC for a insanely affordable price. Cathy and Remy are wonderful hosts..."
Alex Kitain
The Olive Tree
88/100 (5114 ratings)
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Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
European
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
After-hours
Fish Soup
Pesto
Fish
Cheesecake
Lamb chops
Curry
Prawns
Meatballs
Cheesecakes
Beef
Steak Tartare
Cakes
Pasta
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
Jj's Restaurant
88/100 (3749 ratings)
Restaurants
Seafood
African
Gluten Free Options
Soups
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
After-hours
Dinner
Lunch
Scallops
Kabobs
Oyster
Calamari
Lamb
Risotto
Pesto
Mussels
Fish
Calamares
Ribs
Curry
Prawns
Pasta
Hake
Salad
"Amazing meal. Meats that I had never tried before. Staff friendly but professional food was well cooked and good sized portions delivered in s..."
Sandra Pearce
"Our group had another exceptional meal at JJs restaurant. Thank you Karl and staff. From Barbara Barrett and Karlyn..."
Barbara Barrett
"One word, FANTASTIC!!! This was one of the best dinner experiences we had. The service the food, just everything were..."
Paul Venter
"Extraordinary food, friendly staff and lovely..."
Meikel Becker
"Good food, best services! We can recommend this location without any..."
Wolfgang Riemann
"Good food, excellent management. Best..."
Christa Kleyn
"We loved the food we love the entertainment and we loved..."
Victor Scott
"A bit of a tourist place directly at the waterfront in Knysna. But nice view, good service and food. Especially the springroll and the mussels were..."
Sabine Mnich
"I thoroughly enjoyed my meal, I ordered a "game platter" my word I don't wanna taste any other game platter if it's not from JJ's. We went there as a..."
Nyande Mathidi
"Great atmosphere. Good..."
Nadia Greyling
"Really nice decoration and atmosphere, good food and amazing..."
Jannik Möll
"Great view and atmosphere. Excellent food. I really enjoyed the oyster with lemon sorbet as well as the seafood curry. Friendly service. Not the..."
Ms. B
"Consistently amazing steak and fillet dishes, upmarket service, but provided at a premium. The stories told on the walls contribute to a clean yet..."
Matthew Davies
"Friendly staff and even better food.cozy little restaurant and n nice setting for a sundowner with your..."
Marlin
"Lovely venue.. A good varied menu.. Michael the Manager was champion.. Very pleasant and helpful.. No WC facilities are not available in house....."
John Wood
"JJs: we loved it. Nice reception, good wines, perfect kudu-steak. Atmosphere is friendly and a lot less buzzing than in the other restaurants..."
Jürgen aus WI
"Excellent food and great service. This is a busy restaurant but you can not fault the food or service. Best to arrive just before sunset as some..."
Alan Gilchrist
"Fantastic food. Wonderful staff. Great wine list. Very personal service and reasonable..."
Andrew Thackwray
"The Hickory basted pork ribs was the best I've ever enjoyed,succulent and tender...it literally fell of the..."
Henry Pedro
"Really had an awesome Christmas dinner, the food was spectacular, the manager just as great, all round great service. Thank..."
Izanami Ledwaba
Pembreys
87/100 (634 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
European
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
After-hours
Dinner
Crab
Waffles
Steak with Chips and Marrow
Duck
Lamb
Miso & Ginger Braised Pork Belly
Calamari
Pesto
Mussels
Fish
Calamares
Pork
chicken curry
Hake and Chips
Cocktail
Prawns
pavlova
veg curry
Beef burger
Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri
Continental Breakfast
Torte
Chenin Blanc
Beef
Seafood Curry
Confit
Our Chef's Pan Fried Line Fish of the Day
Dark Chocolate Torte
Steak Tartare
Butterfly Blu Salad
Tofu Katsu Curry
Lemon tart
Pad Thai Thai Food
Pasta
Seafood Paella
Cakes
350g Sirloin with Gorgonzola and Fig Sauce
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)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
Pizza
Pizza
Italian
European
Mediterranean
Vegan Options
Italian
Vegetarian Friendly
Mediterranean
European
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
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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
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"What an awesome place... from the moment we got there, service was definately 5 star. Our waitor, Lance, was a breath of fresh air and the food was..."
Emelia Brown
"Absolutely love this place. Very nice vibe and pretty scenario. Also the service is wonderful and the pizza delicious! Would definately recommend..."
Leana Lourens
"We are on holiday from Sydney and tried to find a restaurant who understands the importance of gluten free especially for coeliacs. I am glad to..."
Brenda Van Rensburg
"great friendly service & delicious pizza’s! & Limestone Hill unwooded chardonnay! my fav. wine! how did they..."
Jenni Parfett
"Rob, Clare and his folks are tremendous restaurateurs who understand the importance of quality family service and a superior pizza time after time to..."
Phil Golson
"Our 'Have to'-stop in Knysna. Amazing pizza with friendly..."
Lorette Terry
"Ordered some take outs tonight and had a glass of wine while I waited. Friendly staff members and great pizzas. Keep up the good..."
De Vries Cronjé
"One of the best. Always exceeds expectations. The pasta is out of this world and atmosphere is awesome. Been here several times and will keep coming..."
Wouter Gerber
"Y U M M M ! Best pizza in Knysna, heck best pizza in the Garden Route, and the desserts are to die..."
Kobus Kruger
"Best pizza...lovely spot..will definately be back again..."
Lauren Stead
"The best Pizza ever!! Excellent Service, friendly staff, my favorite restaurant in the Garden..."
Mandy Houston
"Loved the Pizzas, and the servise but my husband chose wine that cost R412. by mistake without his glasses on. I was the only one amused. We will be..."
Veronica Grundlingh
"Everything made on site fresh, including bases that cater for every intolerance. Pasta is fantastic as well as..."
Dougie Collin
"Quality of the food exceptional..."
Sue Peacock
"Homely Place, Good Music, Friendly+Quick Service and the best part... Amazing Food!! Decent amount of vegetarian options. Must Try - Popeye’s..."
Dr. Swapnil Mahade
"This bistro came highly recommended in the internet and seeing as we felt like wood fired pizza we decided to try. It's a beautiful set up on the..."
Wayonette Schreiber
"Outstanding! Their pizza truly is so delicious! Had the gluten-free base with the Warner pizza, and couldn't be more impressed! The management are..."
Nici Romy Avzaradel
"Incredible service with a smile , amazing atmosphere here and the food is on a other level. Thoroughly enjoyed every bite. Definitely will be back..."
Ryan Bomb
"Can I just say that this place has the most amazing pizza! Woodfired and thin crust, real italian style. The choices of pizzas are endless and they..."
Rache De Goede
"Lovely food, great ambience and good service. Enjoyed a quiet dinner with a child. Worth a visit when you are in town. Quite a few options for..."
Subramanian
"Very good pizzas made with fresh ingredients and available in smaller sizes which was great. Delicious home made ice cream and friendly, attentive..."
Andrea
"Upon a night time stroll, we stopped by this charming little bistro for a quick dessert. The dessert menu changes daily so you know that everything..."
Genevieve Law
"Amazing, amazing, amazing!!! Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Lived up to their great reputation with every bite. Will definitely be back..."
Dheshia Govender Kanniah
"Great food , great place , great service. Worth visit again and again!They have got Nice range of pizzas -'brunos' is my favorite with the taste..."
Amol Birar
"Out of all the pizza joints we tried out in the knysna/plet area, this was definitely the tastiest and best prepared pizza of our trip, beating out..."
Pieter Van Der Westhuizen
"Looking for a quiet and relaxed atmosphere? Tasty milkshakes? Amazing Pizza? Then you are at the right place :) Chatters Bistro all of this plus..."
Melissa Van Der Westhuizen
"It was very nice to find such an amazing Italian restaurant that could accommodate us on very short notice during The Oyster Festival. The waiters..."
Julian Smith
"Chatters Bistro is situated in central Knysna at a really nice spot. Woodburning pizza oven..... Good wines... What more to..."
Marentia Van Kasterop
"Best pizza's in knysna. Amazing atmosphere. Awesome service when not to busy. But mad house when busy. Definitely a must when in..."
Christopher Fernandes
"The true test of a good place to eat is where the locals go to eat!! When they say best pizza in town they mean it.Can not fault the food or..."
Dave Haigh
"We are real pizza snobs. Probably one of the best pizzas I had ever eaten. Excellent vibe, great food with huge variety of pizza topping. Crispy thin..."
Thea
"It can become overwhelming trying to decide where to eat, I'm extremely glad we stubbed across this gem. The service and food was simply outstanding..."
Lusantha
"Had a impromtu pizza break after leaving the waterfront. Loved it so much we returned to knysna 2 days later for another round. Enjoyed the pizzas,..."
Zakz M-V
"We dined at Chatters whilst on a mini holidayat Knysna, and being a Monday evening, expected it to be quiet - it was anything but! Within 30min all..."
Megan Bellinger
"Food was top quality. Ordered pizzas and they didn't disappoint. Service was not as good as the food though. It may have been due to how busy they..."
Ben Wikner
"This was a really random pick of choice for a lunch stop but we saw a sign that said best oven pizza and it sure was 😊 despite the humid heat the..."
Kendra Gypsy-Princess Hughes
"Chatters Bistro is seeped in history as when Knysna was still a railway town it was used as a railway house for the train workers, the owners of..."
Courtney StarBerry
"We went to this restaurant as a family on holiday. We are seated outside in a very pleasant setting. The menu offers mainly pizza and pasta dishes,..."
Johan Vorster
"On a rain drenched day in knysna, we decided on take-out pizzas ( and a pasta) from Chatters. Located in a quaint old house in Gray St., the..."
Ryan Goodman
"Simply the best pizza in the area. The service is good too. Kid friendly and great ambience. Only negative is the street view with beggars always..."
Mike Duplessis
"This is the place to be on the evening prior to the Knysna Half and Marathon. You will require a booking to be seated. Great pizza and an even better..."
Travis
"The best pizza in Knysna! We're here for the Big 5 Sport Challenge and Oyster Festival and we've had it a couple of times already. Really friendly..."
Emilie Van Baalen
"Really good pizza restaurant with takeaway. Very quick, very tasty and it's nice place to have a glass or two whilst waiting for your pizza. Highly..."
Darren Franks
"Just popped in for some lunch, best decision of the day. There was 6 of us and they were packed but made a table up for us, the incredible service..."
Toby S
"The pizza was amazing. I follow Jain diet strictly i.e. No onion and garlic and they customized the pizza for me. I was so happy and satisfied with..."
Shaily Shah
"I have not tasted Pizza so good in a long time. I went in because the reviews were great, and I was not disappointed. The best Pizza in Knysna for me..."
Mmenyana Ranku
"Very friendly service, nice and cosy terrace but most importantly... the best pizza on the garden route. Thin, not drowning in cheese and clearly..."
Peter Zentjens
"Love the relaxed atmosphere, The pizzas are great, friendly, and efficient service. Good wines per..."
Martin Reimann
"Fantastic team of people and incredible pizzas and pasta....and I am not even a pasta lively. Just a great place a bit like Cheers...home from..."
pankaj patel
"If you happen to go to knysna make sure you visit Chatters. Their pomodoro pasta was as good as their owners. The restaurant is run by Claire and her..."
Akshita Jain
"Great pizza place, the nicest place in Knysna we know of! I really like that you can effectively make your own pizza on top of a normal margarita. If..."
Niklas Meuter
"The best 5star Pizza and service ever!! They will definitely see me..."
Antoinette Jansen Van Rensburg
"Absolutely the best pizza we've ever had. Thank you for your friendliness and great tasting food. The milkshakes are creamy and..."
Deon Thomas
"Great choice of pizza and an enormous selection of wine. Couldn't ask for.much..."
Stuart Boston
"Always delicious. Freshly prepared wood-fired pizza table-side in the garden at..."
Chantal Bruwer
"Best pizzas in Knysna is a big claim, but Chatters lived up to it! Yum, new favourite..."
Megs Hollis
"The pasta was delicious, and the service was excellent. Small and cosy restaurant, which we will definitely visit..."
Sonia du Toit
"Had the most incredible pizza!! If you're in town you have to try try the "La Jacqueline" pizza and ask them to add Avos to it!!... You can thank me..."
Christian Strydom
"Gluten free pizza was not too bad considering it's SA and not Italy (where we come from)! My husband liked his pizza too. Very good service and nice..."
Martina M.
"We had a lovely meal here on our last night in Knysna. The service was great, and the food was delicious. Their dessert menu looked epic but I was..."
Bianca capazorio
"Delicious pizza in town. The service is awesome. Staff are very..."
Khalid AlShamlan
"The best pizza in town! This time I took it one step further and tried the cheesecake which I had with a cappucino - delicious! Its also very close..."
Lutske Newton