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Tapas and Oysters

) #18 of 116 Restaurants in Knysna $$ - $$$ , Seafood, Sushi
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (262 reviews)
“oysters” (161 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
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101 - 110 of 569 reviews

Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

The place was packed and they found us a table very quickly. The staff is very very efficient and friendly and the prices were good i only want to suggest to the management to offer the half a dozen or dozen oyster option and not...More

Thank Juan D
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We ate here on the 2nd Jan during the peak busy season. We expected the service to be slow and prepared for a leisurely wait, but were pleasantly surprised by their efficiency especially at getting the food out for the kids! Added to this, it...More

Thank Claire K
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

So we do a road trip on our Harley and visit friends at Thesen Island .. They recommend this place ....packed to capacity, vibey restaurant.. Drinks at The Project first..got a table and our local musician Francois performs here for a month. The crowd loves...More

Thank castsonya
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We brought our godkids to one of our favourite restaurants in Knysna. As it is still silly season, I expected it to be a bit crazy, and it was. Chips arrived on its own, with nothing else, and when we complained, we were told that...More

Thank annieplett
Reviewed January 6, 2017

My friend and I drove into town earlier in the day and knew we had to search for oysters. I had heard good things about this place so we headed in. The servers brought great energy and were graceful about moving our table as a...More

Thank jeffersond82
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Tapas, as the waiter told us: The portions might be small, but the taste is BIIIIG! Great atmosphere with great music. Go with shorts, have a flavoured tequila or a frozen dacquiri have some oysters or mussels, anything. you will enjoy it. Play area for...More

Thank ZeldaMeyer
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We had the chicken stir fry pan and the paella pan. 4 pieces of chicken and fish, stodgy rice....awful food. Beer, daiquiri's and entertainment excellent.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We ate there one night, but we felt that the food is just too expensive. Its finger food, and it doesn't really fill you up. The service was also not that great.

Thank Rene Y
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Service was pretty average, cocktails were pretty average and once again from a premixed bottle. Waiters didnt really attend to tables unless called.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed January 5, 2017

THis place is overrated and if it werent from its location wouldnt do well. Poor tapas, small portions, expensive and service lacking. Rather go to 34 South foshesr their mezze dishes.

Thank Joanne0180
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7196
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A fun, vibey tapas restaurant situated on Thesen Island at the waters edge. Live music, sushi, global tapas and friendly service. A place not to be missed...
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