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“Dinner next to the Knysna estuary”
Review of Cruise Cafe

Cruise Cafe
Ranked #34 of 172 Restaurants in Knysna
Price range: $7 - $21
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Cruise Cafe is known for its fresh seafood and modern styled cuisine, a relaxed atmosphere with exceptional views of the Knysna Lagoon. Cruise Cafe presents diners with a soothing yet sophisticated ambiance, graced by lots of blond wood, sepia coloured alcoves and enlarged nautical photographs. Enjoy specialty coffees and classy cocktails on the lagoon deck with superb views, or sample the delightful breakfasts, healthy lunches and mouth-watering dinners from our fine selection of menu items.
Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

We had dinner at the cruise cafe and watched the sunset at this popular resturant . The menu is varied and tends towards sea food but there is a wide variety of food including a kiddies menu . The most expensive main corse is less than R140 which considering it's position next to the water is good value for money . We all enjoyed our meal here . Tip get a table with a view of the estuary .

Thank JohnFinchPhotography
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Superb value for money! We ate here twice in three nights, each time we had the huge seafood platter. Prawns the size of a whale, and everything was beautifully presented. Wine list is awesome value. Very friendly staff, and top marks to the lovely chef who came out of the kitchen at our request to allow us to thank him personally.

Thank Maurice L
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

The Cruise Cafe hosted our rotary District Governors evening. Well presented hot good quality food, good service a very enjoyable evening.

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Thank CandlewoodLodge
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Reviewed October 4, 2013

We each had 6 oysters which were great, and not as small as at some other places. I had the grilled prawns. They were wonderful in size and this is what a prawn should look like, not those little shrimp like things they serve in other restaurants. The catch of the day, which was grilled was excellent and so were all the sauces supplied with the meal. The only problem I had was that the waitress came to stand at the table once one of us were finished with our meal and we had to ask her what she wanted. She then proceeded to take the one plate away, which I cannot stand, whilst the other person was still eating. It's not the waitresses fault, its got to do with training, and are the owners responsibility!

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Thank Jose F
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

This was my 3rd visit here and was reluctant as it had some recent bad press on Trip advisor and from our friends who live in Knysna. Our experience was positive, the Tempura Prawns are to die for.
The others had the Squid & Mussels, all plates empty with a very reasonable price tag, Great Views over the lagoon. If you like Seafood don't by pass here. Top service and previous meals on steaks here for us had been spot on. Lets hope others follow suit to get this place back up in the rankings. We loved it!!

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Thank Reeferman64
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