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34 South

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Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7331
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Knysna, South Africa
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a busy restaurant on the waterfront in Knysna and perhaps that contributed to a very average eating experience. I for one got the wrong type of Hake, my partner had Chicken Espatado and the barbeque sauce was not nice, maybe one should have a taster of the sauce before ordering. The service was below average although pleasant enough... More 

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Thank Alan/Denise J
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good service, there is nothing I don't like about this place. I always feel welcome. Our family is always kindly greeted by waiters and management. A definite must especially if you like seafood.

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Thank Leesha R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can quite safely say that I have eaten the very best seafood at this restaurant. Nothing has compared since. We have eaten at this restaurant every time we visit Knysna. Each time we are not disappointed. The sushi is also divine. Go for the sushi with the 7 spice. The service is also very good, even though they were... More 

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Thank Quartershark
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a quick lunch here whilst waiting for a boat trip. We sat outside in the sun and had a great local beer and asked our very helpful waitress to suggest a local dish, which she did - Patat. Tasty and a good choice for lunch.

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Thank PBJMB
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting in the winter is not always nice, but 34Degree South, made sure we stay warm with knee blankets. Thank you for an enjoyable time. We visited them twice in one weekend. Good show

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Thank Chantel S
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the third time we visited this restaurant & every time the food & service was excellent, well worth coming back again

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Thank Francois d
Fourways
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant could not ask for a better location, however if you are in a rush then this is not the place to go. Service is holiday mode and there is no rush at all. It suited us as we were on holiday. The food was good and the oysters the best price in town. Also they offer banting meals... More 

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Thank Lynda C
Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing better than a great Banting breakfast in Knysna Keys had an awesome breakfast at 34 south excellent service friendly staff and the food was great.

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Thank hugh853
Hampton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Told we must visit, on arrival very buzzy, good vibe & busy, unfortunately because full full full they were harassed when serving so lacked the personal touch My prawns we great and my husband had a fantastic local dish but both other dishes were disappointing Worth a visit on a less busy night

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Thank lisa w
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sushi very good. Friendly and helpful waiters even though the restaurant was teeming with people. Steak prepared to perfection and pricing for main meal excellent. Do not forget to ask for specials as you might be pleasantly surprised. Great vibe!

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Thank Eirilene

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $20
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?