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Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 2665
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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

It was a toss-up between Persello's and another in-town Italian restaurant and Persello's won out. So glad it did! We had an extremely tasty meal - two pasta dishes, two lasagna dishes - bread and salad and wine - all at a very, very reasonable price. Service is warm and friendly, atmosphere old-country Italian - food excellent!

Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
Stamford, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Not our first choice of restaurant for this evening but so pleased we found it. Best garlic bread I have ever tasted, good grilled hake with four different fresh vegetables and salad for me and chicken involtini with similarly good pasta and veg. for my husband, followed by a shared (we could only manage half a pud each) tiramisu. Friendly... More 

Thank Mary H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Just had dinner at persello's..Awesome! Calamari the best in town without any doubt! Definitely be back!

Thank Bernadette Vane... S
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Three ambience was very conducive to wholesome fellowship. The food was fresh, excellently presented and very tasty.. The waiter was one of the top servers in Knysna. The bill was reasonable. A very good evening overall.

Thank Andre N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

There were only 2 other tables in there and once we had got our food we didn't really see the staff again they were in the corner eating together. had a job to get someone to bring our bill. My boys ordered the chocolate mousse which wasn't anything like mousse so they didn't eat it but the waitress didn't ask... More 

Thank Claire J
Kempton Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We went to several pizza places in Knysna on our stay, and my partner and I agreed that Persello's makes the best Pizza. Would recommend booking if you are there during the Oyster festival.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Arrived without a reservation but it wasn't busy. Waiters were friendly and the potions were generous. The food is also well priced. I ate the margarita pizza which was very good and my girlfriend also enjoyed the cannelloni. She couldn't even finish half a small portion!! Great Italian decor and ambience.

Thank YoungTravellersNBook
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Great dinner at Persello's. Staff was friendly and very quick with the orders. We where a table of 11 and thy maid sure everyone got food at the same time. Food was great. They have a good menu for all different pallets.

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George, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

On quick trip to Knysna and stopped here for lunch. Had the pasta which was very tasty and well priced. The staff are friendly and the experience a memorable one. For a quick tasty bite, recommended.

Thank Roelof_4x4Medic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

Pizza is always a good choice! I had a blue cheese pizza here and just fantastic. If you are in Knysna a waiting am excellent pizza you'll defiantly be satisfied here.

Thank Charlene P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 2665

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