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34 South

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Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7331
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Not exactly a restaurant... Not exactly a bar... Definitely not a deli...
Not exactly a restaurant... Not exactly a bar... Definitely not a deli... Well, not exactly a deli... It's an eating place, a drinking place and definitely a meeting place. And it's a gift shop, a clothing emporium, a food store, a fish monger and a bakery, too. And the finest wine shop this side of the grape curtain. And it's always on one, single line of latitude - the 34th parallel (but only on the Waterfront at the Knysna Quays).
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and service

We had a really great lunch at 34 south on our way to Plet from George. We sat outside looking out over the lagoon which way really nice. Our waiter viola ( or somthing similar) Was friendly and really made sure we had a great lunch. Overall we had a fantastic lunch at 34 south and I highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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JHB
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had a really great lunch at 34 south on our way to Plet from George. We sat outside looking out over the lagoon which way really nice. Our waiter viola ( or somthing similar) Was friendly and really made sure we had a great lunch. Overall we had a fantastic lunch at 34 south and I highly recomend it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Oysters a must! We had a afternoon of good food and good service! Beautiful location and stunning atmosphere! From the seafood to the burgers are good! Lovely waitress and fast service! A must when in Knysna, we loved it!! Well done!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Very good food, lovely atmosphere in a relaxed environment where waiters care for the client in a very special way. Especially Sacha and Candice were absolutely smart, efficient and quick.

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Brackenfell, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Not a very good experience. The hake we ordered were undercooked. Not value for money spend. Definitely overpriced.

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Mil
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Food really good and amazing location by the waterfront. For those who love fish and oysters, the right place to go.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The tables are very close together,the waitress very casual ,unlike most of SA restaraunts, meal OK, but nothing to rave about

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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This place is the best for seafood. Oysters are the speciality and its has a really good waterfront atmosphere. Gets busy so book if you are not sure.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

everything including the view and location felt packaged and manufactured. the spur of oysters. wish we didn't go here. seriously avoid.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I've eaten here many times, mostly for sushi after a long day's work, and it never disappoints. I always look forward to being in Knysna so that I can plan a meal here. On my last visit I had one of the smaller sushi platters and it was awesome. There is enough variety on the menu for all tastes and... More 

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dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Enjoyed the quality and tasty food at this waterfront restaurant. The service was excellent and professional.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7331

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Chowder, African, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view

Description

Not exactly a restaurant... Not exactly a bar... Definitely not a deli... Well, not exactly a deli... It's an eating place, a drinking place and definitely a meeting place. And it's a gift shop, a clothing emporium, a food store, a fish monger and a bakery, too. And the finest wine shop this side of the grape curtain. And it's always on one, single line of latitude - the 34th parallel (but only on the Waterfront at the Knysna Quays).
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?