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Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
044-382-4874
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: tel:+27 44 382 4874
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 153
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    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent pizza

It seemed wrong not to order seafood in this location, but we were so full after a big breakfast, and an even bigger lunch, that when we heard that the pizzas were half priced on a Friday evening in February, that seemed like the perfect choice and we were not disappointed! My husband had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
diwaldo21
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Vancouver, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We ate here 2 years ago when we were last in South Africa, and in fact liked it so much that we had dinner there twice in a week. This time we were passing through and fancied a quick lunch: very few customers and the waiting staff had little to do but seemed very grumpy, almost surly. We both opted... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It seemed wrong not to order seafood in this location, but we were so full after a big breakfast, and an even bigger lunch, that when we heard that the pizzas were half priced on a Friday evening in February, that seemed like the perfect choice and we were not disappointed! My husband had the seafood one, full of calamari,... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

although recommended by my guide book. This restaurant was disappointing. My wife's steak was overcooked , although some of the other food was better.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great food Great service Great location Great beer Great experience This is our second time in Scirocco and enjoyed the food, service and location so much that are planning to come back again.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We visited Sirocco at the end of February while staying on Thesen Island. A friend had recommended it and we were not disappointed. The island was not busy so we had not booked ahead. When we arrived we were told it was full inside and we would have to sit outside but they would move us in as soon as... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The food was enjoyable, the staff were pleasant and the location was great. It was a little later by the time we arrived, so the waterfront view wasn't much by that time. Our wait staff was very professional and the food was great. We packed up what was left and enjoyed it the next day as well.

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South Africa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have been to Sirocco many times over the years and as with many restaurants they have been through good and not so good patches. This past season, they have excelled and are truly back on form. The staff are friendly and helpful but more than that their sushi is outstanding! Add to that the ambiance and the amazing views... More 

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Brighton
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34 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My wife and went to this waterside restaurant on a Sunday evening and it was packed with diners. There is a full choice of food and everything we had was very tasty. My tip is book a table downstairs it's a slightly nicer room.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We must agree with all the positive reviews below. We stayed on Thesen Island and visited Sirocco twice also. Great food, service, ambience, prices. We sat outside on one evening by the water's edge and inside on another night. Both experiences were great. And, their mussels ..... they are huge, delicious and the sauce was to die for. Would go... More 

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Brüssel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Sirocco is a very nice restaurant on Thesen Island, located just a few hundred meters walk from the Waterfront. It specialises in seafood, including even a wide selection of sushi and sashimi. There are also many meat dishes to choose from. We ate there twice during our short stay and had a wonderful time. Our waitress Nomvelasi did a really... 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: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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