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Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 4874
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Zurich, Switzerland
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

In Knysna me and and my partner had nightmare being vegitarians and on top of it not having advanced booking for couple of days in advance for most of best Trip Advisor restaurants. That was the time we bumped on to Sirocco!! Walk in Antwerpen time you need wait for long to get table at least! It may appear walk... More 

Thank Devilina7076
Hannover, Germany
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

The only good thing that night was the white wine. we waited for 50 minutes for our starter. We had ordered 24 oyster, 12 came of a lower quality than ordered. After a little discussion they brought the right ones. And then the biggest fail! The oyster weren´t fresh!!! Non of them moved, when we put lemon on it! We... More 

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Munich, Germany
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

We stayed at our friends vacation home on Thesen Island during our South Africa trips for a couple of days. So we checked out the restaurants on the Island. Sirocco was the first place we found. There is a nice outdoor seating area. That's why we picket it. I had calamari. They were not any better than what you can... More 

Thank KarenG1972
London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Came here at the suggestion of our hotel. Food was surprisingly good for a large busy restaurant. Service good too. Reasonably priced too.

Thank skippy-rates
Cape Town
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

What a gorgeous setting on Thesen Island. We got a table right next to the water with a bird's eye-view over the happenings in the harbour basin and surrounding wetlands. Letitia was our waitron and made sure that everything ran smoothly. She made sure that the wines were chilled and there was always fresh water on the table. We ordered... More 

Thank XeniaCapeTown
Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

We were picked up and dropped off my their courtesy bus was a great plus to start with. The ambience of the restaurant felt good as you walked in and the food was just terrific. We had a starter, main, desert, bottle of wine and with liquors to finish could not believe the cost, the exchange rate of rand obviously... More 

Thank Robertdouglas101
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Lovely dinner and best starters I ever tasted in Restaurant in Knysna. My husband had the Tropical line fish and it was so tasty and piping hot. We each and 2 cocktails and it was made very good with just the right balance of alcohol and other mixes. The restaurant was super busy and the statement: busy kitchen serves best... More 

Thank elisbie k
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Great spot. Service was fantastic and the food was amazing. Really good vibe, great variety of food and trying the oysters with champaign a must! Also great views

Thank Bradley R
Knysna, South Africa
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123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Had a semi business lunch at Sirocco with out of town friends and business acquaintances. The location and ambiance of Sirocco is quite impressive and wonderfully pleasant being right on the waterfront. We raved about the super fresh and tasty oysters we started off with. For mains three of us thoroughly enjoyed the grilled Patagonian calamari whist the fourth had... More 

Thank MalkieM
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

We just about managed to get squeezed in here, a very popular restaurant in a great spot at the waters edge. The beef fillet with home style chips was good also the ostrich, I did not like the apple crumble though, it was actually a heavily spiced cold tart. We did book for the following evening, enjoyed the calamari and... More 

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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
$5 - $25
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 4874
tel:+27 44 382 4874

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