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Anchorage Restaurant

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11 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Fri 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Thu 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was another great dining experience. Restaurant packed out , well supported by local people very cheerful and informative service. Local cultivated and wild oysters! Loved the deserts ! Central location, east parking, secure

Thank p w
Cape Town
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We dine here whenever we travel to Knysna and this year was no exception. We shared the seafood platter, which is outstanding value for money. It also offers a great variety of fish as well as seafood, with a really yummy selection of complementary sauces. And then you have to try the Amarula milktart for dessert. We will definitely be... More 

Thank Michelle D
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were referred to this great little restaurant by our hosts, Travis and Wayne, at the Alexander House. Had the feel of a restaurant that catered more to locals than to tourists, which was perfect for us. Service was great. Food (sole and prawns) was fresh and prepared perfectly.

Thank callwzrd
Swellendam, South Africa
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157 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here twice for dinner. What a win! Stunning seafood menu, great waitstaff, great atmosphere. A good evening was had by all

Thank JulietteP_SA
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my husband. I got the crab chowder, I didn't like the texture kinda slimy. But it had flavor. Kinda reminds me of egg drop soup. The spring rolls were very good. Husband thought they lacked in flavor. But the sauce with them was awesome. Hubby had combo of beef, shrimp, and chicken over rice noodles.... More 

Thank Christine K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Anchorage is a 5 minute walk from the Quays situated in Grey street. We were welcomed by Brian, the owner and shown to our seats by the most attentive and knowledgeable waiter who explained in detail the fresh line fish of the day. I opted for the guard and wasn't disappointed. The restaurant is small and non-pretentious and I... More 

Thank Ethel H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a wee gem! Small and understated in terms of its presence in this town but in terms of food, service and dining experience it is huge and excellent. Their selection of food is top class, from carpaccio of kudu to the baby kingclip and finishing off maybe with a traditional malva, it is superb. Great wine and... More 

Thank agibson2016
Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here mid July. It was a cool night but the restaurant was well heated and cosy. We both had the sole which was perfectly cooked and the side dishes were just right (which can often be a problem in South Africa). Staff very friendly and informative. Very tasty!

Thank Calleo1963
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

a cosy small restaurant which is consistent and has been open for at least 20 years. Kerry is an excellent hostess and I cant wait to go back again.

Thank Yvonne R
Knysna, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Owner is very hands on and the food is devine but the wine selection complements the food very well

Thank Johann397

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: 27443822230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?