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Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7331
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Ranked #19 of 121 Restaurants in Knysna
Price range: $3 - $20
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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).
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The food is excellent, the location is divine and the staff always friendly. It is one of our favourite restaurants in Knysna

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Sole was unfortunately tasteless and dry, pasta was so drowned with garlic. Service was well received and friendly. Good location with scenic view of the harbor.

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Ficksburg, South Africa
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99 reviews 99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

No visit to Knysna would be complete without a meal here. The menu is extensive, but they are known for the pizza and of course oysters in all shapes and sizes. Another great option is the tapas style platters to share. The food has always been great, but it is advisable to book a table for dinner as it's often... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We keep going back to this restaurant - is it the food? Yes. is it the service? Yes. Is it the views? Yes. Is it the vibe? Yes. Actually everything about this restaurant is great and we will keep on coming back!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I have visited this establishment many times over the years when visiting Knysna. The location is interesting, and although the views are no where near as good as other places at the quays, it is not unpleasant. Before we get to the food, I have to mention that this establishment stocks vintage South African wine. Some bottles on offer date... More 

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A lovely setting for a super restaurant with friendly staff and a really nice selection of food! Always nice to be by the Knysna waterfront area!

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Knysna, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Went out late a few nights ago, wanted a quick take away for home and ordered 2 pizza's. WOW!!!!!! defenately the BEST pizza EVER!!! The seafood pizza a must! The best. Was VERY impressed on the way we were taken care of by the friendliest staff you will ever meet at a restuarant! A defenate must when visiting the waterfront!!!!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

From the moment we sat down we were given fast, efficient service and we loved the space which resembles a warehouse kitted out as restaurant with a full bar and tables outside too near the water. Great oysters from the local coast very fresh, great baked Kingklip, and good Sushi & calamari too. Couldnt fault the food including a deliscious... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This placed served the best oysters and espatada. We went there on the last day of our stay. I wish we had done more visits there.

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Sunland, Eastern Cape
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Excellent food, we had calamari, fish and fries. on the second visit we had fresh wild oysters and sushis. The service was excellent and the staff very helpful and friendly.

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Additional Information about 34 South

Address: Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 382 7331
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
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
Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, African, Mediterranean, Seafood

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