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11 Grey Street, Knysna, South Africa
044-3822230
Today
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 204
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    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A great find in Knysna

My husband and I were not overly impressed by the quality of the restaurants in Knysna and this was the only one that appeared to be open on a Sunday when we arrived that wasn't at the waterfront complex. So we booked a table for the Monday evening and had a lovely meal! Calamari would normally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
mariannelynton
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Manchester, England
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Manchester, England
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were not overly impressed by the quality of the restaurants in Knysna and this was the only one that appeared to be open on a Sunday when we arrived that wasn't at the waterfront complex. So we booked a table for the Monday evening and had a lovely meal! Calamari would normally be the last fish... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Six of us had dinner and we were very impressed by the warm atmosphere created by the team. Very good food was enjoyed by all of us ( Calamari is seriously good)

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Knysna, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had such an excellent lent meal here that we booked again for The following night. Good specials board, excellent service.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Either the proprietors of this establishment are in serious financial trouble or they aren't passionate enough to run a restaurant. Food quality seems cheaply sourced and it shows! The steak was not seasoned well enough and certainly not grilled well either. I asked for a medium-rare, got a medium-to-well done slab of meat. The meat was tasteless; again, not sourced... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We didn't expect much when we drove into the parking lot but the warm friendly staff put us at ease. We chose to sit under the lanterns & stars. Food was excellent. From the starters to the seafood platter to the dessert. Would definitely recommend it & plan on going back when next we pass through.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Ate there twice during our short trip to knysna. Wonderful food, excellent service. Even on a monday night the restaurant was packed! Thoroughly recommend.

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surrey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The food was excellent . The night we were there the service was slow. Try and book inside as the view from the tables outside overlooks a road of parked cars

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Dundee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A warm welcome back, the friendly smiling and helpful staff - great food and drink; relaxing atmosphere. Lost count of the number of times we have been back over the years - never disappointed - Thank you, Brian and staff for another excellent evening - most enjoyable. We will return again on our next trip later inthe year. Chris &... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were warned that this was an "old fashioned" restaurant and expected this comment to relate to the decor. This was true - but the actual meal was disappointing. We ordered soup and combo surf & truf mains. The soup was supposed to be a thai style soup but turned out to be a thick heavy chowder style, and completely... More 

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Bray, berkshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was one of our favourite restaurants in Knysna. Not the greatest of locations & no view to talk of but the food, service & atmosphere is just brilliant. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Grey Street, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: 044-3822230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?