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34 South

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Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7331
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We have visited many times. Fish and seafood good, but this time 4 out of 6 chose non-seafood meals. The stir-fry was more of a stir boil. Terrible. My Thai green curry was stodgy but not too bad.

Thank rmenzies10
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On the positive side, the location and outlook are magnificent. The food was disappointing. Firstly three of us had oysters and two of us found an oyster that was very off. The staff replaced them without a fuss but shouldn't happen. I had the line fish and calamari combo. The line fish was grilled but was swimming in oil. The... More 

Thank TheJackos2323
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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258 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shared a seafood platter with prawns, Haki, Mussells, Octopus steak, and calamari tubes. Would have liked to have had some cocktail sauce but this was not available. Good food for reasonable price.

Thank BlueFalconRidge
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went once on our first day because they serve a varied menu all day long, never looked back. The kids wanted to return every day to the same place! Serves everything from pizza to local dishes, sushi, salad, oysters.

Thank Maxine K
Durban, South Africa
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited 34 South on a wet, rainy day. The restaurant was full and as a result the service was slow and waiters not very attentive. We ended up only having coffee and went elsewhere to eat. Expected more.

Thank GfamilyDS
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit this restaurant every time we visit Knysna and it manages to keep us happy on every occasion. Casual and relaxed atmosphere. Always trying to please. We usually have there Banting meals which we all enjoy, this time I had the sole which I really found tasty. Once again thank you to all the staff for a wonderful meal.

Thank debbiesE7238HQ
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160 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were recommended to this restaurant by our hotel, the Protea on the quays as it's within walking distance and I must say we weren't dissapointed. It's very big and the night we were there it was extremely busy by the service was fast and efficient with our server recommending what we should eat. We started off with a plate... More 

Thank GraemeShanghai
South Africa
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92 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mezze's at 34 Degrees are delicious!!! The pickled fish in the Volos Mezze is the best I have ever tasted. The pate's of the Santorini is creamy and light. Their fish is perfectly prepared, and delicious. A place where you want to spend time with one of the craft beers on their menu and some good friends.

Thank MdVSouthAfrica
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, excellent value for money with a beautiful view over the Knysna lagoon. The waterfront has a nice buzz and lots of atmosphere will all its restaurants and little shops - targeting tourists!! 34's food was great and the service excellent!!!

Thank Marita Z
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fun dinner with the family ! Fresh seafood: great king prawns; excellent wild oysters; very good fish! Service is very caring and accommodating. Surely a place to return to!

Thank yaront618

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $20
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7331
Not exactly a restaurant... Not exactly a bar... Definitely not a deli... Well, not exactly a deli... It's an eating place, a drinking place and definitely a meeting place.

And it's a gift shop, a clothing emporium, a food store, a fish monger and a bakery, too.
And the finest wine shop this side of the grape curtain.

And it's always on one, single line of latitude - the 34th parallel (but only on the Waterfront at the Knysna Quays).

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