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“A great venue on the Knysna waterfront with lots of atmosphere”
Review of The Oyster Catcher - CLOSED

The Oyster Catcher
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“A great venue on the Knysna waterfront with lots of atmosphere”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

It is some time since we'd visited The Oyster Catcher which is located at the far end of the Knysna Waterfront and what a pleasant surprise! The atmosphere was great with warm & friendly service and good quality seafood. The oysters were good but there are lots of other choices if you don't fancy eating oysters. The view is amazing and perfect for watching the sun go down over the Lagoon.

  • Visited January 2012
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Thank R_S1963
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Cape Town
Level 6 Contributor
410 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“real Knysna amazing experience”
Reviewed January 7, 2012

the cooked oysters are to die for
the grilled prawns and calamari is excellent
good value for money
situated at the waters edge of the lagoon
sun downers is a great time to be here
best night in Knysna
kids friendly and they loved it

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Thank TravelFeetZA
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Munich
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“great deal! good quality oysters for almost nothing”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

the restaurant itself is quite roustic but you'll love the oysters. they are fresh and delicous! AND cheap! service is friendly and the wine pleasant to the taste! very recommendable!

Visited November 2011
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Thank Daviser
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Hong Kong
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“THE place for fresh oysters”
Reviewed December 3, 2011

This place is about 50m along the quay from the Knysna Waterfront tourist trap development. They supply to many of the nearby restaurants, so have the very freshest oysters available. We’ve eaten there about six times and not all types of oysters are always available, but go for the wild variety if they have any as they’re outstanding; the others are just excellent! They all go for under R100/dozen, sometimes with a glass of wine included. For some more filling fare the 1kg of grilled prawns is not to be missed. The rest of the food is pretty rustic; it’s the oysters you come here for. Atmosphere and service is very laid back, and it looks like many of the customers are regular locals.

  • Visited November 2011
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1 Thank 330driver
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Singapore, Singapore
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Local as fresh as they get Oysters!”
Reviewed December 26, 2010

If you want fresh oysters, this is the place to get them. Bar atmosphere, lots of locals, and not nearly the price of the waterfront restaurants for the same thing!

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2 Thank joshbustos
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