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Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
044-382-4874
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: tel:+27 44 382 4874

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  • 157
    Excellent
  • 168
    Very good
  • 71
    Average
  • 40
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mixed feelings

We had a lovely table by the window. You have to make a reservation as it gets quite busy. It was raining on the day so we weren't seated outside. The service was average as it was quite busy. We had steak (my wife's was cooked to perfection but mine was overcooked) However, we enjoyed our time at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Jikku J
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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Buonas, Schweiz
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

In earlier days the Sirocco was one of the fine dining locations in Knysna. Unfortunately these days it is more like a fast food location. Very loud, in bad shape if not to say pretty much run down and the quality of food is on a low level as well. We will not return anymore.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing evening. Food very average. Visited website before going to restaurant and prices on menu are much higher than website. Staff and view fantastic.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was the perfect romantic dinner we were looking for, we had a great evening with an attentive waiter and stunning harbour views. The food was delicious, though not the cheapest. Worth the experience though!

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Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My favourite restaurant in Knysna is Sirocco. Offering beautiful views of the Heads and really great food and wine and efficient service. On the 26th March once again received very efficient service form Roger. He checks up on you all the time and makes sure you are happy with your service. Pizza was delicious, chocolate brownie to die for. Specials... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely table by the window. You have to make a reservation as it gets quite busy. It was raining on the day so we weren't seated outside. The service was average as it was quite busy. We had steak (my wife's was cooked to perfection but mine was overcooked) However, we enjoyed our time at Sirocco. We... More 

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Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We decided to spend the evening of our 38th wedding anniversary at Sirocco as 2 weeks previously we had taken friends visiting from Holland there and enjoyed excellent food and excellent service from our switched-on waitress. I had the lamb shank which was succulent and tasty so we decided that was what we would go for last night. It couldn't... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Visited this restaurant over Easter Holidays. Food was good with lovely setting but sushi bar very very slow. My mother received her sushi that she ordered as a main meal only after we all have eaten. Service great.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

1) A rat pass through the restaurant while we were eating. 2) We had to return the chops we ordered due to awful taste and texture 3) the starters and desserts were fine, and also the combo calamari & linefish. 4) service was ok, but we had to ask them to make us a new bill after they had charged... More 

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We sat on the terrace outdoors, a mild night. The gas patio heater was just about necessary but not essential. Service was good, sufficient that we are planning to go there again on the last night of our holiday. My Wife had a seafood platter and enjoyed it, I had the line caught catch of the day and that was... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Sitting in the bay window directly overlooking the moorings on the edge of the lagoon we were pleased by the buzz of the atmosphere of this restaurant which is obviously popular with the locals on Thesen island. The service was brisk and helpful and the Queen prawns and calamari were very good indeed, all at a very reasonable price. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: 044-382-4874

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

Description

tel:+27 44 382 4874
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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