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“Awesome cocktails”
Review of Quay Four Knysna - CLOSED

Quay Four Knysna
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: With live bands, big screens and a warm fireplace, Quay Four on Thesen Island, Knysna, is all about keeping you entertained and giving you a space to relax, unwind and enjoy a good meal without breaking the bank. Come experience a fish-braai and enjoy fresh oysters on the deck with an outlook of the lagoon stretching to the Heads.Quay Four on Thesen Island, offers a variety of light meals and salads, as well as hearty pub fare for those with a bigger appetite, though the emphasis is on sumptuous seafood. Visitors can spend a leisurely day on the deck at Quay Four drinking cocktails and enjoying a delicious meal while soaking up the views.
London, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“Awesome cocktails”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Enjoy great cocktails at reasonable prices whilst watching the sun go down over the Lagoon. Awesome.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Angela P
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Our favourite for oysters”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Whenever we go to Knysna we always stop in at Quay 4 for oysters. Normally this occures over the holiday season when every restaurant is usually packed which is quite unpleasant wherever you go.

Our last time was out of season. It was such a pleasure to be just about the only people there. The service was great as were our oysters. This restaurant is up there with the best as far as settings and views go.

Another feature that seems unique to Quay 4 is the Moet and Chandon champagne they offer. Nowhere in a South African resturant have I seen it so attractively priced. In fact Quay 4 charges less for this champagne than I can buy it for from our mega liquor discount stores in Jo'burg.

Go ahead and treat your yourselves its great value for money!

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Adrian A
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Restaurant with much to offer”
Reviewed April 19, 2013

We recently visited Knysna and, true to tradition, after having had a number of good experiences at Quay 4, purchased one of their specials (oysters) as a take-away. The quality of the purchase was sub-standard. On bringing the matter to the attention of Ms Neethling, manager of the restaurant, compensation was offered and the matter settled extremely amicably and graciously. I would have no hesitation in patronising Quay 4 again, whenever the opportunity arises. The menu is varied and dishes offered are tasty. The venue, with lovely views overlooking the lagoon, is well-situated as it is close to the water and creates an instant "holiday" atmosphere. Worth a visit!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Roberta W
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Knysna, South Africa
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Amazing Setting with Lagoon Views”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

This restaurant has an informal and relaxed feel for tourists on holiday and during peak times, there is live entertainment. Have tried their food on several occasions and its not up to the standard of the Quay Four in Cape Town. They need to change their chef and if they offer good FRESH FISH & CHIPS, cooked without tons of greasy batter, then they will lure the locals back to this wonderful setting. Also need to sound proof this big expanse as it gets really noisy in busy times. Get good quality fish and chips and the locals and tourists will come back again.

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Thank Lizzy684
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Knysna, South Africa
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“On the Water”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Wonderful situation and reasonable food. Plenty of parking. Good value for your money. Waiters struggle a bit if crowded

Visited December 2012
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