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Jj's Restaurant
88/100 (3749 ratings)
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Ribs
"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
O Pescador Restaurant
85/100 (2644 ratings)
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Calamari
Pesto
Mussels
Fish
Tuna
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Calamares
Sit down
Steakhouse
Portuguese
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Cash Only
Free off-street parking
Highchairs Available
Accepts Discover
Full Bar
Validated Parking
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Free Wifi
Reservations
Accepts Credit Cards
Family style
Seating
Non-smoking restaurants
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Table Service
Accepts Mastercard
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Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
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"Excellent service, Miles was our very attentive waiter, and the fresh catch was kingklip - so tasty! I would recommend this place for a bite to eat..."
Dan Osorio
"We were walk in customers during the Oyster Festival. We didn't make any reservations beforehand and the restaurant we planned to go eat at was fully..."
Bonita Beining
"Fantastic service by Thando! We visited on friday the 20th April 2018, I had peri-peri chicken livers, Hake with sidesalad and cheese cake and Dad..."
Thandokazi Anita Best
"We had the hake and yellowtail was the best fish dish that tomatoe and onion on the hake was awesome great staff and will be..."
Grant Reddy
"O'pescador makes the finest steak in Knysna. Absolutely no doubt about this. We always order the Portuguese steak, wine sauce is delicious. Well done..."
Michael Georgiou
"Absolutely amazing! The food was great and the service even better! Our waiter - Miles, was so attentive and friendly. The atmosphere is so warm and..."
Chiara Mia Moro
"Best Portuguese steak I ever had in my life, the owners are very friendly people and the service was..."
Emanuel Ferreira
"Absolutely the best prego steak rolls we ever had...a must try when in..."
Kryz Tomas Shokey
"Beautiful sunset ! Great oysters ! Yummy food..."
Nick Riga
"Geweldig relaxte tent. Leuke attente bediening. Heerlijk..."
Rene Gerlsma
"We had a great meal with wonderful service - lamb shank & espetada. Thank you also for finding my bag. We will be back next year...."
Nik Kitsopoulos
"Thank you Lodete and Mannie for accommodating our lunch club today. Service and food excellent. We will be..."
Micheline Barbara Lindsay
"Serendipity is now a Portuguese word! If I'd taken the other staircase to the upper level of Knysna Waterfront, I wouldn't have discovered this..."
Matty Jason G. Knight
"We dont go to Knysna without going to O Pescador!! Always a good experience!!! owners welcoming; friendly aswell as staff!!! will def be..."
Anel Teixeira
"Best yellowfin Tuna I have had EVAARRRRRRR!!!! ��� Peri Baby chicken also fantastic Great service. Thank..."
Tanya Hugo
"Food took a while and music was quite slow and dreary. Hence the 4 stars. Friendly staff and good..."
Kasief Isaacs
"Amazing Chocolate Mousse and Creme Brule. Highly Highly recommend the restaurant for dessert. Pity we couldn't try the dinner options - would like to..."
Akie Chhabra
"Came here one evening I had prawns nacional with side salad and shared grilled prawns and starter calamari .Others had hake and gurnard.Prawns..."
A Foodie Travels
"After dinner all you need is that something sweet so we decided to come here for some dessert. The service is great all so friendly greeting with a..."
Abdullah Mahamed
"Was on our way to another restaurant and then stopped to look at the menu board outside this restaurant. It looked nice inside too so we decided to..."
Tony Fevrier
"Stayed in knysna for a long week endHad a family dinner at O Pescador Very nice place . Excellent service all the way.The chosen..."
Stephane
"Friendliest staff that run around non stop for everything. Food was amazing and great spot to watch the sun set. Miles really took care of us and my..."
Adrian Gardiner
"What a surprise! Great settingat the waterfront. Unfortunately missed by patrons as they are one level up. Service was friendly and good...."
Marentia Van Kasterop
"Situated at the Knysna Waterfront, this Portuguese restaurant has lovely views of the lagoon. The food was lovely, nothing spectacular but wholesome..."
Suvina
"A pleasant restaurant next to the knysna waterfront. Had a sirloin with a Madagascar pepper sauce and fresh veggies. Was present although the meat..."
Robin Lily
"I found myself alone for one night in Knysna. Knysna has many restaurants but this is one I have wanted to try for a while as I enjoy Portuguese..."
Paul Cooper
"There is a calm, relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant. Food was great, staff competent and friendly. Good value for money in my book. I will most..."
Alex Vosloo
"The service was excellent and the food superb! A bit pricey per plate, but totally worth the spend. I would definately recommend the spicy..."
Lynette Candice Kies
"DELICIOUS FOOD! We stumbled across this restaurant when the one I had looked for was closed down. I am so glad we did! Friendly polite staff who were..."
Shareen Akhtar
"I was in that area for a week, eating at different places every day. On a few occasions I ordered a steak and requested it to be done medium. The..."
George Joao
"What a charming restaurant with a great location and menu. We hadn’t booked, but they went out of their way to make us feel welcome, and even..."
Alastair Johnstone
"Lovely food. Great service. If you are by the coast you must have seafood because it just taste different from the city. Our waitress was very..."
Jennilyn Liu
"An absolutely gorgeous meal. We both had fish - sardines to start. The sardines were beautifully moist and not overpowered by the peppers. The..."
Glynn Hayball
"I had the prawn curry and my friend had chicken curry... we enjoyed the flavours and the freshness of the food,the view, the atmosphere In general...."
Khesa Maletsatsi
"Great food, and atmosphere. The Chokka was amazing, as was the Salmon salad. Crayfish small for the price, but overall excellent..."
Roslyn pienaar
"We had a superb dinner. The Mussels and Trinchado were sublime. My family and I love typical Portuguese food and O Pescador did not disappoint us...."
Tasneem Tayob
"This was my first time at O Pescador. The place was pretty much empty at 3:30 pm. The restaurant is large, with indoor and outdoor seating areas. I..."
Regina Fugat
"The food was good but a bit..."
Hannes Van der Walt
"I arrived late and they were happy to serve me which was nice. The waiter was really attentive and authentic. Nice selection on the menu and the..."
Gregg Carnaffan
"Food is tasty, the service is amazing. Such a nice family restaurant. If you enjoy Portugese, and you are in the Knysna. Make a plan to dine in this..."
Alexa Gerber
"It was such a good experience. Their seafood is excellent, we enjoyed every bite! The mussels were so amazing. Their spicy sauce was delicious as..."
Najwa
"Wow, I only stopped for lunch. The soup was fabulous and the oysters were chunky. Lordette and her team are very friendly and attentive, and the..."
Craig Ralton
"Best prawns I have eaten in a long time. Great Portuguese menu and service. Thanks Lodete for making the evenings at your restaurant very special...."
John Lucas
"Absolutely loved loved loved our evening. There are many more popular restaurants in the area, but if you want quality over quantity then do yourself..."
janine Kay
"We had a really great meal tonight! Service was top notch and the food was the best we’ve had in Knysna! I would come back..."
Bryan Clark
East Head Cafe
84/100 (5889 ratings)
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Vegan Options
Pub
Vegetarian Friendly
Healthy
Seafood
African
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
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Brunch
Lunch
Breakfast
Curry
Prawns
Fish & chips
Eggs Benedict
French Toast
Salad
Toasts
Omelette
Calamari
Carrot Cake
Calamares
Hake
Salmon
Meringue
Cakes
Fish
Cheesecake
Fish & Chips
Burger
Sit down
Healthy
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Seating
Waterfront
Table Service
Accepts Discover
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Breakfast
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Brunch
Mid-range
"Put this restaurant at the top of your list for where to eat in Knysna! It was recommended to us when we were shopping on Thesens Island. You can't..."
Noah Vaughan
"worth a visit. good food, good service. coffee ok. parking lot is full on..."
Chris Eberhardt - Hochzeitsfotograf
"25 George Rex Drive, The heads, Knysna. Everything about this place is amazing! The food is excellent and the cake is even better!! The staff is..."
Naz Alexander
"Beautiful setting, friendly staff and the food was great. The steak burger was done to..."
Cornelia Moll
"Such a nice view, very very friendly staff that checks up on you. Lovely food and cheesecake! A must-visit cafe when you're at knysna heads..."
Lisha
"Truly an experience not to be missed. From the most friendly staff to the excellent..."
Coenie Hammann
"A tad expensive, but the view is sooo worth it! It's such a scenic spot to have lunch at, thus is quite popular and you might have to wait for..."
Chantál Fourie
"Friendly staff, delicious food. I would recommend this establishment to..."
Tevin Prinsloo
"Possibly the best restaurant experience in South Africa. Unrivalled sea views over the Heads and simple dishes made and served with love. It's..."
Andrew Burns
"Delicious food. Beautiful setting and attentive staff. Couldn’t ask for more. But if I could it’s probably on the..."
Sujay Sanan
"First time here and was blown away by the friendly service, magnificent view of the lagoon, the quality of food and the prompt service. Once again,..."
dylan seagrove
"Best breakfast location ever! The service was spectacular, food perfect, and views outstanding. After breakfast you can take the short walk on to the..."
O Ozmeister
"Great views of Knysna Bay from east Head. Awesome service 👏. Food is good and high quality. You won't leave disappointed. Small play area for..."
Indren Naidu
"Lovely views from a charming restaurant. Really nice fish and chips. The calamari and chips was nice just unfortunate that there is no grilled option..."
Gerardt Pierre Viljoen
"Very spacious restaurant with good inside but also outside seating. Outside area is protected with a tent but open to the water side. Good view and..."
Julian Sievers
"Very nice Café! Lovely to sit outside, even if it's a bit chilly. Small fleece blankets given to sit on. Great views and nice walkways to explore in..."
Vanessa Maart
"The food was Devine and the setting lovely. They have a seating area that looks out on the river. The staff was brilliant. The manager that worked..."
Colette Cartledge
"A lovely meal, beautiful view and excellent service. 10/10 recommend..."
Tarryn Elisabeth Haikney
Sailor Sam
84/100 (316 ratings)
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"Stopped here by chance to take a call. The place was full and buzzing and decided to return to check it out.Ordered hake and chips, a..."
Zakiyya Cassimjee
"The place feels homely and the owner is very friendly. Food was absolutely delicious and very very cheap. My family and i enjoyed it very much...."
Sameeha Karolia
"Went to Sailor Sam on the recommendation of a friend for lunch. The place was chocobloc full so we returned for supper. Fish was fresh, mussels full..."
Mishkaah Edwards
"Value for your money...for sure. Not the bests hake and chips I’ve ever had, but still very good. Service is good and the owner seems to have a..."
Neethling Naudé
"I bought the R75 combo - hake, calamari, 2 × mussels & chips with potato salad extra - absolutely delicious!!! Owner very friendly & helpful...."
Karen McCarroll
"Wow for such a small shop the food is delicious and fresh. We had the mix box (calamari and muscles with half rice and half chips) verrryyy..."
Palesa Mogale
"If you looking for cheap fresh fish for takeaway then this is place to go.Had calamari, chips and rice and my friend had seafood basket.Fish was..."
A Foodie Travels
"Being from Cape Town I know about fish and chips. I won't say I'm an expert but I know my stuff. This is by far the best bang for buck fish and..."
Cptboytjie
"Stopped here for a quick bite while touring the Western Cape on my motorcycle. Barely sat down and food was ready. Had calamari and chips. Was very..."
aka Pieta
"So delicious! Not halal certified, but they do not serve any alcohol, and have no meat products. Also no alcohol in cooking/ food..."
Saleemah Jaffer
"A super friendly older man served us and let us choose our own pickle fish so that we could choose the biggest one. The store itself is neat and..."
Carmen Jacobs
"Owner is a fantastic guy. Been going there many years as we take the garden route to durban. Always great to eat there and quality of food always..."
Shamieg Daniels
"Fantastic fish and chips. Really good value and tasty! Owner is super friendly and a long time resident in..."
Lauren Churcher
"Great service, great food. Great atmosphere 👌 👏 thanks for the lovely experience!!! Will definitely see me..."
Heidi Damons
"Stunning good fish at really respectable prices. We just loved the sole and the hake .... and of course the chips are to die..."
Johan du Buson
"Had the snoek. Lots of bones but was awesome. No meat or alcohol served. Lunch time special of hake, a roll, coleslaw and chips is quite nice...."
Aqeela Ebrahim
"Amazing little shop right next to the police station. Came here for a quick takeaway dinner on our first evening in Knysna; owner was super friendly..."
Stephanie L
"Food was amazing...the most friendliest host with querky stories...if u luv seafood and want a halaal option on the garden route...stop there and..."
Yusrah Mohamed
"We enjoyed the food here. The chips were really good. I had the prawn dippers. My husband had calamari, hake and chips. The sweet chilli sauce that..."
Yvonne Maree
"The seafood was delicious and extremely well priced. Don't let the location fool you as Sailor Sam is a true hidden gem. My boyfriend had the Seafood..."
Lene Esterhuizen
"Unlike 34 degrees or fresh line, we could get takeaways from Sailer Sam. Good prices and good food. Highly recommended for a visit to..."
Anthony Widlake
"Everything is very..."
Игорь Курганов
"The best fish, chips and calamari we've had in a long time. Excellent service. Highly..."
Deon Lourens
"The owner was very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and we will go back when we get the..."
Jon Petterson
"One of the most amazing fish and chips you’ll ever taste. If you visit Knysna having Sailor Sam is an absolute MUST. The only downside is that..."
Yumna Tyer
34 South
83/100 (7006 ratings)
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Sushi
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Sushi
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After-hours
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Breakfast
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Hake
Salmon
Jambalaya
Paella
Shrimp
Tempura
Chowder
Cheesecake
Pesto
Fish & Chips
Fish
Tapas
Pasta
Seafood Platters
Salad
Fish & chips
Curry
Crab
Prawns
Oyster
Calamari
Mussels
Tuna
Calamares
Fast food
Seafood
Mediterranean
Sushi
Soups
Television
Seating
Table Service
Accepts Mastercard
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Waterfront
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
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Mid-range
"Every single dish that is served is of such amazing quality & flavour. The linefish & calamari combo is so good, the best cooked fish I have had in a..."
Wes Bischoff
"Great place, amazing view, wonderful service - best pizza I have had in a while and the gluten free pizza my daughter had was very..."
Sarah Taylor
"We had a great time visiting 34 Degrees on the last day of the Oyster Festival....food was amazing, and staff super friendly, positive and helpful..."
Carlo Klopper
"4 times in a row you guys nailed it. This place is by far the best seafood I have had in knysna, not to mention the excellent service and stunning..."
Jaun Le Roux
"Stunning place and a must see when you visit the area. The food is tops, they squeeze fresh juice everyday, you *will* enjoy it. The atmosphere is..."
Taylee Julius Swart
"My most favorite place always best food and Sushi, and the most awesome views ever. Be back sooner than..."
Gary Kemp
"Awesome service knowledgeable and food excellent waitress awesome and a perfect place to sit and enjoy the..."
Tessa Tovell
"Great place for amazing and delicious fresh seafood. Loved everything about the..."
Beekay Mathosa
"It was the best food and service ever. Thank you very much you will definitely see me every week. Can't wait for the sushi on Monday with my..."
Etienne Stander
"We had Seafood Bisque, Mussels followed by Seafood Curry and Seafood Paella. Way too much food but all excellent. Lovely staff! Really nice dinner...."
Glynis Chapman
Freshline Fisheries
83/100 (5662 ratings)
Restaurants
Seafood
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Lunch
Cheesecake
Fish & Chips
Seafood Platters
Shrimp
Curry
Salad
Prawns
Crab
Hake
Scallops
Paella
Oyster
Crawfish
Calamari
Catfish
Mussels
Fish
Tuna
Calamares
Salmon
Crab Cake
Fish & chips
Sit down
Seafood
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Highchairs Available
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
BYOB
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Reservations
Accepts Visa
Playgrounds
Seating
Table Service
Lunch
Dinner
Mid-range
"Excellent atmosphere, wonderful food. Mussels to die..."
Charlé Steyl
"We had an amazing experience at Freshline. The food was memorable, and Warren the manager and Jack the waiter were phenomenal. The ambience was..."
Dave Gorrie
"The food was fresh, the service friendly and the oysters was great value for money. This might just have been the best seafood i have ever had. Will..."
Gert Coetzee
"The parents wanted fish and chips and after reading the reviews, I picked Freshline. We went with classic fried hake and chips and the fussy parents..."
Redarmyrecruiting
"Great for kids. Staff is friendly and well informed and manager visible throughout the restaurant. Food is fresh and plenty it. I forgot my phone in..."
LuluFromJozi
"Fun experience! Wish we knew it's a B.Y.O.D. We were so hungry we didn't want to drive to go and get wine. Very chilled and relaxed..."
Chelsea Natalie Le Roux
"Not eaten for 4 days after running the washie100miler, I was hungry and fresh fish sounded great visiting.Having little expectation..."
Sarah
"Amazing fried fish and calamari, very unique batter that will have you eating more than you should :)We also had the seafood bisque, a real..."
Nicole Vrede
"Lunch here proved for us that sometimes first impressions are wrong! We were slightly put off by the not so welcoming fishy smell from the next door..."
Cat
"Freshline Fisheries have the same owners as the Rib & Rump restaurant next door, and we were told we can order from both menu's. We were a group of 7..."
Ruan Hattingh
"Great experience! Bring your own wine at no corkage, enjoy the homely service, homestyle cooking, freshest of fresh fish, and fun rustic outdoor..."
Bronwyn Esterhuizen
"Had an excellent meal here, honestly it was probably the best hake and chips I have ever had. Also the no-corkage thing is pretty awesome as you can..."
Marnus Breed
"What a lovely place to have lunch at in Knysna: the fish and shellfish are fresh, the prices are amazingly low (especially for someone from..."
Courtney StarBerry
"This place is not your average Knysna tourist hotspot. Mostly because it's not located in the Waterfront or necessarily down the larney cafe lane...."
Martin Sox
"This is a gem in knysna, overflowing with character. The ambience is distinctly coastal with beach sand on the floor and nets on the wall. The..."
Maverick Jae
"Best fish restaurant in Knysna,which always offer its clientsselection of fresh fish, oysters,Cray fish in season time.Their tuna salad is an..."
Yuliya Malyuta
"Been here a couple of times now. We absolutely love the fish on the Braai which we can't find anywhere else. The staff and managers go out of their..."
Teresa De Gouveia Farinha
"Had dinner here now a couple of times, and every-time I'm left impressed and having enjoyed a good meal. The food is always consistently good and..."
Jaco Van Zittert
Sirocco
82/100 (3717 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
Seafood
Sushi
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
European
Seafood
Sushi
European
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
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Brunch
After-hours
Dinner
Lunch
Burger
Seafood Platters
Curry
Prawns
Beef
Nachos
Pasta
Salad
Hake
Lamb
Oyster
Pesto
Calamari
Fish
Mussels
Calamares
Salmon
Sit down
European
Seafood
Sushi
BYOB
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Reservations
Family style
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Seating
Accepts Visa
Table Service
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
Live Music
Serves Alcohol
Waterfront
Wine and Beer
Accepts Discover
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Dinner
After-hours
Lunch
Brunch
Mid-range
"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
Tapas And Oysters
81/100 (8370 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
Bar
Sushi
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Seafood
Bar
Sushi
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Brunch
After-hours
Dinner
Lunch
Burger
Tapas
Ribs
Prawns
Nachos
Salad
Meatballs
Wings
Hake
Paella
Chili
Tempura
Snails
Oyster
Calamari
Fish
Mussels
Sashimi
Calamares
Sit down
Bar
Sushi
Seafood
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Television
Reservations
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Seating
Accepts American Express
Playgrounds
Table Service
Live Music
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Brunch
Dinner
After-hours
Lunch
Mid-range
"This is a fantastic restaurant. Or should I call it a bar and restaurant. Whatever it is, it’s amazing! The atmosphere and the vibes, combine it..."
Brandon Jacobus
"We had seen this spot on quite a few travel blogs with great reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing - one of the best burgers we..."
Dirosh Govender
"What an amazing restaurant, our waitress Aviwe was stunning. Knows her product and menu very..."
john storm
"Great atmosphere with fantastic food and service from all the staff. Loved the live..."
Craig Lowe
"Loved the food and staff but the loud music and football on the big screens just wasn't my style. The only reason for 4 stars. The Seafood Paella..."
Angie Gibson
"Had a beautiful birthday dinner with my family, and the food was fantastic. The service was a bit lacking if you sit on the deck, but other than..."
Jamie Cronje
"Really cool laid back spot with views of the water. Menu is exactly as the restaurant name says. And that's a good thing. Super oysters and tapas to..."
Michael Msebenzi
"Friendly service, great atmosphere. Good..."
Christel
"Courteous and friendly staff. Oysters looked great. Food came promptly. Lovely..."
Olu Sanya
"Delicious Oysters and try out possibilities, a very friendly and efficient service and a great lookout over the harbour. We enjoyed it a lot and will..."
NI NA
"Wow what an experience. Our first visit to this awesome place and we were pleasantly suprised. Food was superb. Good live music. Service was next..."
Estelanie van Wyk
"Excellent oysters! A little pricey, but a nice place with an outdoor playground for the kids, and a good..."
Bonita Clifton
"A great night at Tapas. The staff were excellent, friendly and really helpful. The food was excellent... will certainly go there..."
Michelle Drewry
"It is a good resturant. The location is superb. It is on one side of Knysna lagoon. It has nice tables with a view to the lake. In front of the..."
Adel Rumaih
"We had such and amazing meal here! Great staff, great vibe, we enjoyed the view, the music, the food was awesome, mix and match. Just thoroughly..."
Andrew Stephens
Cruise Cafe
78/100 (996 ratings)
Restaurants
Grill
Seafood
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Grill
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Brunch
After-hours
Dinner
Lunch
Seafood Platters
Burger
Fish & chips
Curry
Prawns
Hake
Salad
Chili
Tempura
Oyster
Lamb
Fish
Calamari
Pork
Mussels
Calamares
Fish & Chips
Sit down
Grill
Seafood
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Validated Parking
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
After-hours
Mid-range
"Excellent setting, service and food!It has been our second visit and we were thrilled by the hospitality and prompt, professional service...."
Ben
"This is a lovely waterfront spot, with casual seating outdoors and a more formal restaurant inside. We arrived for dinner early and sat outside,..."
Jenni From The Block
"The waitrons are of the best trained that we have encountered. Very professional service. There's an amazing wooden deck and ferry loading bay...."
Frans Fourie
"We had a solid breakfast here today, overlooking the water I can't rate them too high as it was a standard English breakfast but they get an..."
Sheryll
"Visited this restaurant on day 1 of my trip in knysna last week and I have no complaints. I enjoyed my food however my steak was really small so had..."
Lisa Nyoka
"Had a lovely lunch yesterday, service was attentive but not overbearing. Shared the jalapeño poppers as a starter and was very impressed with the..."
Le Roi Beukes
"I will admit that I was very sceptical after the waitress took our order. We had to repeat it at least three times and then she still came back to..."
Cptboytjie
"Cruise Cafe is a large, open restaurant right next to the Knysna lagoon. As you enter you immediately notice the beautiful wood work and art which is..."
Courtney StarBerry
"We come here often for a quiet meal. Food is always great and very reasonably priced, the service is way above the expected norm and the venue is..."
Mark Kaplan
"Even better than the last few times we visited. Missed the beetroot burger but soaked up the superb service, atmosphere and views. The mussels were..."
Lisa
"Visited the restaurant with friends. We all had a fantastic time. Enjoyed our meals immensely! The staff was very helpful and friendly and the..."
Cisserine Smith
"Lovely dinner by the water! Staff was attentive and efficient. Each meal carefully prepared for our group. Highly recommend the Elephant Milkshake..."
Valeri White
"Featherbed experience starts with a boat ride on board Spirit of Knysna and guide giving information about parts of Knysna and Featherbed. Then there..."
eldoret sykes
"Friendly service, generous portions, beautiful view of the estuary and a play area for the kiddies. It's an all-in-one deal..."
Chantál Fourie
"We popped in to Cruise Cafe looking for a sundowner drink. Ended up having a few tapas as well. We arrived just after 6pm, the place was full at 7pm...."
Michelle de Villiers
"Unbelievable good food. Everything tasted like a dream. Our waitress was gorgeous as well and the atmosphere just cosy and nice. Loved..."
J B
"Friendly staff, beautiful setting overlooking the estuary. Freshly prepared meals with amazing portion..."
Chantal Bruwer
"This lovely little restaurant is on the water in Knysna in the most beautiful setting. It was recommended to me by a local friend but it far exceeded..."
Randell Maree
"Great views, friendly staff, good food, cold beer and a reasonable wine selection. The steak main course is particularly tender and..."
Ian
"Great spot with good food and views. I absolutely loved the eight seater square tables they are fabulous and social we could all sit together and..."
Joletta-luise Eichweber
"We got there at 18H00 and it was not to busy. Parking at the side by the entrance is better than the street parking There is yeti running into the..."
Kobus du Plessis
"We had a fabulous Mother's Day lunch at the Cruise Cafe...we had such a warm welcome, the service was fabulous and all 5 of us enjoyed our meals..."
Lynne Coates
"Great view with tasty food, maybe a little bit overpriced. Definitely worth a visit plus you can book a cruise there which is also..."
Riaan Heydenrych
"Nice outdoor atmosphere. After tour there was a nice buffet and the food wasn't bad. I tried the babooti and was surprised that I liked it (I'm not..."
Shane Ashby
"Amazing food and great service. Thank you and will be dropping by a..."
jonathan chetty
"Very nice restaurant with good food. Overlooking the Knysna Heads, beautiful..."
Charmain Gibbens
Whet
71/100 (201 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Seafood
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Burger
Oyster
Calamari
Calamares
Prawns
Fish
"Wow ... what a wonderful meal. We ordered BBQ Chicken Espetada with Sweet Potato Chips, vegs and cheese sauce. The place to eat in Knysna. Lovely..."
E Fourie-Hendry
"Name changed from Quay four. This spot provides lovely view towards the heads as well as a sunset view. The also offer Kayak rental and tickets to..."
Mieke Bester
"Awesome...loved the vibe, food, front desk and food service was great. Def worth the visit....and we will be..."
Stefan Kruger
"Great food and cold bear...service top..."
AA
"Beautiful view. Best beef rib eye espetada ive ever had! Oysters are..."
Cheronne van Rensburg
"Very good choice for interesting choices for lunch..."
Yvonne Vurovecz
"Amazing scenery, delicious food, chilled atmosphere, couldn’t ask for a better way to enjoy an afternoon with good company. I ordered a Butter Fish..."
Chantal van Wyk
"Got let down by Rib and Rump/Fishline - despite a booking by our B&B owner. No worries - their poor service was more than compensated for by..."
Debbie Griffiths
"Had breakfast there in June - best Eggs Benedict in the Southern hemisphere! We were there again recently for a lunch - Chicken Espatada was done to..."
Dave Lawson
"This restaurant has really great food. Great coffee. Great location with a stunning view of the waterfront. It got a good vibe as well -very..."
Zaina De Araujo
"Menu layout is really great and food very..."
gerhard maritz
"Had an awesome time there for the PnP wine..."
Adrian “AJ” van Tonder
"Unpretentious. Friendly service. Reasonable prices. Fried hake was cooked properly and was substantial. Burger was also..."
Eric Miller
The Drydock Food Co
71/100 (4550 ratings)
Restaurants
Sushi
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Seafood
Sushi
Seafood
Healthy
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Brunch
After-hours
Dinner
Lunch
Burger
Seafood Platters
Ribs
Curry
Prawns
Pasta
Hake
Salad
Lamb
Pesto
Oyster
Fish
Calamari
sushi
Mussels
Calamares
Salmon
Line fish
Sit down
Healthy
Seafood
Sushi
Reservations
Family style
Outdoor Seating
Seating
Takeout
Table Service
Accepts Mastercard
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Live Music
Serves Alcohol
Waterfront
Wine and Beer
Gift Cards Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Dinner
Lunch
After-hours
Brunch
Mid-range
"What a lovely place to eat at when in Knysna. My husband and I visited them twice while honeymooning. Romantic, amazing, friendly and service, and..."
Lenke Kruis
"Excellent service. The food is pricy but definitely worth it. Had a great experience and will surely recommend to friends and..."
Ancia Schlemmert
"We had a sushi platter which was delicious. The vibe was awesome with excellent live music. Highly..."
Brenda Wild
"My wife and I try and go there every Friday. Excellent food, excellent service and excellently situated. Definitely recommend to family and friends..."
Denzil Bush
"We didn't wait long considering we didn't book. The food was divine. From seafood to steak as we eat different types. Our waiter took good care of..."
Ciky Licky
"Went there for Mom’s 60th birthday. They treated her like royalty. Lennox is a fantastic waiter, he organized the entire staff to sing happy..."
Sue Theron
"My husband and I had an absolutely amazing experience at Drydock. The food is lovely, staff is friendly and cocktails are to die for. The views are..."
Lasheigh Nicole O'Ehley
"We had the best waiter in the entire restaurant, and he was a trainee!!! Superb service from him, thank you! The food was great, but the sushi..."
Bradley Ainge
"Out with a group of friends scouting for a restaurant able to accommodate us during load-shedding. Drydock was there for us, and nothing on the menu..."
Kurt Erasmus
"Patagonian Squid Tubes - an amazing dish that I ordered (flavour profile was amazing). Combine that with the great view, gives you a very relaxed and..."
Johannes
"Amazing Oysters and outstanding Platter. Service was timely and friendly. Everything was fresh. Left there happy and full. Recommend this spot..."
Jonathan Thomas
"Stopped off for dessert and coffee. Apple crumble tasty and well presented. Friendly staff who were not intrusive. Enjoyable and out of miserable..."
Daniel Martinho
"This restaurant has just about everything you would expect from a 6-star establishment. From the moment you enter the restaurant until you finished..."
Chad Flores
"We took a chance and popped in around 9.30 ish on New Year’s Eve. They found a table for 2 upstairs and we were so glad they did!Our..."
Jenni From The Block
"They had a great oyster and beer special, loved that. Food was average, calamari’s were a bit over spiced. The value for money was on the lower..."
Erica Geldenhuys
"Had a very pleasant dinner here. Biggest plus is the setting. Fantastic views over the lagoon from the top deck. Calamari was crispy fried and juicy...."
Diederik Van 't Hof
"Sushi was decent , not too much rice which is what I expected for half price sushi , so pleasantly surprised.Service was very good , pleasant..."
Russel Roth
"Great food, excellent service from our waiter Stefan. Nice view overlooking the waterfront. What a great place for our last meal in Knysna......"
Dew Krog
"What a romantic little spot! We enjoyed dinner overlooking the dock by candlelight whilst the cosy fire burned away in the back ground.Of..."
Sheryll
"Great view, great wine, delicious oysters. A bit on the pricey side, but I suppose that is what they can charge tourists who want to see the water..."
Zoe Hawkins
"The Drydock surprised us!They do not have a lot of vegetarian options but the roulade was great and even enough for two to share...."
Marentia Van Kasterop
"The place has great view and we liked the food. The four of us ordered pork rubs, Sushi, Malaya lamb curry and Peri peri chicken. The food was good...."
Chetan Mathur
"Came for the half price sushi special as the other items on the menu are far too overpriced! Sushi was good but the pieces were abit on the small..."
Tiara Jorissen
"Stunning views, all 4 meals were excellent especially the baby cob which was the daily catch. Our waiter was knowledgeable and very..."
Leslie Pieters
"We had the burger special here on a Wednesday afternoon and everything was superb,service,food and view. The chippies that come with the Drydock..."
Pietie Vermaak
"A great spot for lunch, the view is absolutely breathtaking! The food and service was very impressive! Definitely worth a visit if in the area:)..."
Cayo Davids
"Went for lunch and everything was lovely...the view..spectacular!!!My partner had oyster to start...he loves them...not for me...he had..."
Brutal Pixie
"Great restaurant overlooking the marina. Good selection of seafood, meat and sushi. Slightly more on the pricey side but worth the money. Good..."
Katie K
"Food was good, portions a tad on the small side, but bear in mind it is a "upmarket" establishment. Had better and had worse but definitely on my..."
aka Pieta
"We wanted to go have lunch in Knysna and were looking for some seafood options. We ordered the seafood platter for 4 and some local wine. Everything..."
Bernard Yeo
"What an experience. They were very busy and booked and still managed to give us a table. The drinks were delicious and not watered down. The decor is..."
M B
"The food was good not the best in Plettenberg the fries was oily and soggy and calamari little bit chewy but the view was amazing with the..."
Food Expertq8
"If you're looking for a memorable dining experience in Knysna, DryDock Food Co. is the place to be. Located right by the waterfront, this restaurant..."
Get it from Guide
"Brandon and his team are exceptional! I have a shellfish allergy and they were so caring and careful. The pizza was delicious and a great portion..."
Valeri White
"Good food and a nice vibe by the waterfront. Service is beyond exceptional - every single staff is so friendly, helpful and attentive to their..."
Abheshek Kothary
"Excellent food and great service. Went early so no reservation required. Table overlooking Marina, very pretty and relaxing. I've never had oysters..."
Sue Lindsay
"We loved stopping at this beautiful restaurant in Knysna. We were looking for fresh, great seafood & oysters, and Drydock delivered that and more!..."
Leah Gwin Hoefling
"We had a delicious dinner here. The steaks and veggies were cooked to perfection. Our waitress, Zama was one of the best servers I have ever had the..."
Charie Botha
"Love this restaurant! Right on the Knysna harbour with a view of all the boats and marina so the location is unbeatable. Incredibly impressed with..."
Jasmine Wong
"While you're waiting to board a cruise on your vacation, this is one of the best places to..."
Vuyani Smama
"Very very good restaurant with fantastic view on the harbour. Tables inside and outside available, although the outside ones could get more cosy..."
Tina Kirchner
"Excellent food, excellent service and friendly staff. The setting was amazing, good delicious and the ambiance was great. Stunning Harbour views to..."
Nevin Thebus
"Excellent calamari, best Dark Chocolate Brownie in Knysna! Very friendly staff. Beautiful views. Love the new upstairs dining area revamp. I can't..."
Yolande Steyn
Buffelsbaai Waterfront Restaurant
70/100 (221 ratings)
Restaurants
Seafood
Seafood
Drinks
Breakfast
Lunch
Seafood
Non-smoking restaurants
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Seating
Beach
Table Service
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Parking Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Family style
Drinks
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"Had a quick bite at this establishment over the weekend. The pizza was probably the best I ever had. This, together with the cold beer, good service..."
Wilhelm de Jongh
"This on the beach restaurant offers a wide variety of food while ensuring an amazing view! Not smoker friendly. Dogs may sit below the deck, there..."
Ane Visser
"My 5 stars is for the location ,veiw ,the amazing Pink Gin & tonic and our Waiter (Nathan) the food was good(could be better ,especially the..."
waline Sewsunker
"Having spent most of my childhood on holiday here. I cannot not give this place 5 ⭐️. Easy parking, great beach, leka slipway for boats, ice cold..."
Ruan Olivier
"Gorgeous view, service was quick and helpful both times we have been (first time was a year..."
Cindy Joao
"Had excellent pancakes and good coffee with very friendly service. Great view on the..."
Daniel Plas
"Loved this place service received from all the waiters was outstanding. Delious..."
Chandre Bouma
"A very nice Sunday afternoon lunch fish and chips with..."
Markus Oberholzer
"This is a prime location for a restaurant. It overlooks the beach and therefore has a great view to appreciate while you eat or drink something. I..."
Werne Grobler
"From the friendly staff to the delicious morsels that arrive quickly, you can still count on Buffelsbaai Waterfront. Seating is on a big deck right..."
Jen Colloty