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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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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were very underwhelmed by not very fresh sushi or seafood and very slow service. They have a VERY extensive menu which would cover all types of eating habits and requests, but I wouldn't be rushing back there in a hurry.

Thank Charlotte H
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere great food & excellent variety of choice. Good selection of fantastic & very reasonable South African wines.

Thank GeoffWJohnson
Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful store and deli. We had a good breakfast at very reasonable prices. Relaxed atmosphere and reasonable service.

Thank Michelepeach
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Immediately got a professional vibe from our waitress she made us feel welcome and relax. After a long travel we decided to go to our favourite spot for the best SHUSI and perfect setting outside have to what a lovely way to end our holiday with our WAITERSS CANDICE always had a smile with good 'person' skills she deserve a... More 

Thank urika h
Brackenfell, South Africa
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived for breakfast just before 11:30, when asking if we are still in time they had to ask 3 different people if we could still be served breakfast. The service was okay, waitress would walk away while still talking to her. Not the friendliest people really, felt like they did not really want to assist. Food was good though.... More 

Thank RachellFranken
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is extremely cluttered and the service is terrible. Food was not bad and sushi looked fresh. Not recommended for groups of people.

Thank JacoFranken
A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love coming here during my visits to Knysna and love the seafood served, also a nice cold beer for those hot summer months. The deli has some great options for additional shopping and to stock up your holiday accommodations with some lovely options.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you looking for a great meal and outing in knysna. Give 34 South a try. Especially if you like oysters. The best oysters iv ever had and ask for Viola she is a brilliant waitress and very friendly.

Thank 57andre
Johannesburg, South Africa
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you walk into 34 South you feel at home. The service is excellent and there is so much to choose from the menu it is no wonder we keep going back there every time we are in Knysna. Wild and cultivated oysters are on the menu. We started with a dozen oysters this visit and they were followed by... More 

Thank Ethel H
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to Viola for making this lunch extra special. Thank you for the good and friendly service. Good food, presented beautifully! Great fun.

Thank Marie_Holtzhausen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
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?