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Cruise Cafe

Remembrance Avenue | off Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
0443821693
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Ranked #18 of 110 restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: African, Asian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Two times we were here for dinner outside at the lagoon. We enjoyed the wonderful scenery and the delicous fresh food. We had marvelous prawns as starter, yummy grilled squid with chips and tasty fried hake the first time. The second evening we had the squid again and also a fantastic fish curry as main dishes accompanied by local beer.... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Cruize café is casual, spacious and situated on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon. There is a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. One has the option to sit inside or outside. A varied menu is available with some interesting vegetarian options. The lentil bobotie was excellent. The service was good and prices reasonable.

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Marlene P Thank you so much for joining us at Cruise Cafe. Our Lentil Bobotie is an all time favourite with our vegetarian guests. We are very pleased you had a good time. Please do visit us again. Regards Management More

Coventry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Again, although a tourist, albeit regular one, at least annually, I don't tire of the great service, quality food and fantastic location! Lunch and evening meal this week!

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Mattchu75 Welcome home!! Nice to have you back again. Regards Management More

Uplands Plettenberg Bay
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Well Ray and I usually love this restaurant and the guy who runs the restaurant knows his onions, but yesterday I didn't know what to have for a main course - he said that the hake was freshly in and very good and I thought about it but didn't give him a firm order. Next thing Ray's starter of chicken... More

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Bellamanga Please could you kindly email us your contact details to sales@featherbed.co.za so we can discuss your comments with you. Regards Management More

Hermanus, South Africa
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Great place to see the lovely colours of sunset from. Nice variety on the menu, staff friendly, food great. Lovely venue for relaxed evening with friends and family and not too pricey.

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Charmaine B Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself and that we delivered on your expectations. It always helps when the sunsets obey us too! Regards Management More

Cologne, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Very nice location with a perfect terrace to enjoy sundowners (or lunches). But in the evening it gets cool - even in summer. To enjoy the excellent food, eg Tempura or LM style, sit inside.

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear PMun 1971 Thank you for your review. The Tempura Prawns is our signature dish and we appreciate the mention. Regards Management More

Brisbane
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185 reviews 185 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We had not expected such a high standard from a restaurant run by a cruise company but we were very pleasantly surprised.It is only a 5 min walk from the Waterfront. Our 3 courses were all excellent. Starters were venison samosa - nicely cooked venison in light and fluffy pastry. My main was pork belly - unusual but good sized... More

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Oceanwanderer We are very pleased you enjoyed your meal. Do visit us again. Regards Management More

Horsham sussex
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106 reviews 106 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We had a meal here with some people we had met on the nature trip. we had a very good meal from a good menu and reasonably priced.

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Suejm Thank you for your review. Regards Management More

Coventry, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have visited The cruise Café many times over the years and have always considered it to be one of my favourite places to eat in South Africa. The location is fantastic overlooking the lagoon and the food is of high quality from a changing menu! I have had some less than brilliant visits here, but they are far outweighed... More

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Mattchu75 Thank you for your comments. Regards Management More

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Table for 4, inside, it was a bit windy outside, indeed we latterly closed the doors next to us to keep the goose pimples at bay. Found the staff to be good fun and excellent, Simon is a star, and the food was value for money. Starters, chicken livers and oysters from Port Elizabeth, mains, fish curry X 2, beef... More

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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Bon-Accord C We are so pleased we were able to let you enjoy two meals for the price of one! Thank you for your comments. Regards Management More

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