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Knysna has some of the best and internationally recognised restaurants on the Garden Route. Whether this is your honey-moon vacation or you are looking for delicious meals on a budget Knysna will have something for you. You will love the exotic array of cocktails and lists of fine wines, put your feet up and watch as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean. Whether you’re looking for a home cooked meal or a buffet to feast the eyes on, Knysna’s eclectic range of restaurants will leave you with fond memories and an appetite to return. If Sunday lunch is your favourite meal of the week, head out to one of Knysna’s many Sunday lunch options. Pick from a range of lamb and beef roasts, hearty roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings.
The multi-award winning Zachary’s Restaurant offers fine dining for the more adventurous and sophisticated palate with its seasonal and sustainable tasting menus and unique wine pairings. Zachary’s also features one of the area's largest wine cellars.
Ocean Basket is South Africa's favourite chain of seafood restaurants. There's one near you. At Ocean Basket you'll find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling and great value for your hard-earned bucks. Some Ocean Baskets have a fresh-fish deli too, and you can order to eat in or takeaway.
Sirocco has without question the best location of any restaurants in Knysna. Situated right on the waters edge serving Sushi, Salads, Pizza's, Pastas, Seafood, Steaks and great cocktails you will be sure to find exactly what you are looking for. Try getting a table on the Waterside Deck.
This family run business on the Garden Route is popular among tourists and locals, and visiting Montecello is a must if driving through the small town of Sedgefield.
A funky bistro on the lower level of the hotel offering guests a more casual dining option. Menus focus on fresh local produce and is sourced from local producers.
Where great friends, good food and sticky fingers meet. Located on the waters edge with an electric atmosphere this is the place for locals and visitors alike. A "must do" when in Knysna.
L’Opera is run by the friendly husband and wife team of Jacques and Julie.
auticus Place Restaurant is an owner-managed eatery that is located on Brenton-on-Sea and continues to host the families of Knysna as well as its visitors.
Café Throbb is a hot and happening café/restaurant in the heart of Knysna. A throbbing venue to socialize, work (we have Wi-Fi) or to simply read a novel to the bustling café sounds while enjoying delicious food and gourmet coffee. First craft bar in knysna serving Angus beef burgers, BBQ ribs, Nachos, kebabs, locally crafted beers, cape wines and thin crisp artisan pizzas, chilled vibe.
A hidden gem alongside the river's edge, overlooking the picturesque Goukamma River and its lush emerald banks, lined with numerous indigenous forest trees, in the shade of the old Wild Figs ... Come and while away a day...
Established in 1992, Col’Cacchio pizzeria is a name that has become synonymous with traditionally inspired Italian food, including crisp thin based pizzas and an impressive variety of freshly prepared salads and pastas.
With contemporary design and use of natural materials, The Pecan Tree Grill Room, is perfectly suited to serve contemporary Cape cuisine, in an alternate venue to our a la carte restaurant.
Come experience our intimate rustic eatery. What was originally the tractor shed is now a cosy indoor dining area and out-side deck overlooking the Blackwaters River Lodge mashie golf course along side the magical Goukamma River.
The Red Barn at Fern Gully Farm is a country, family run restaurant offering alfresco feasting on a garden terrace surrounded by Macadamia nut orchards with a back drop of the Outeniqua mountain range.
Not quite a restaurant… not quite a deli… a meeting place…an eating place…not a bar….definitely not a bar…
The timbered restaurant serves a number of traditional classic Pub and European meals, as well as daily specials and a pub menu supplements.
Zucchini Restaurant is in the Timberlake Organic Village in Wilderness.
Guests to Knysna are welcome to pop in at the newly launched Salmon Restaurant at Premier Hotel Knysna - The Moorings
Butterfly Blu is perched on a dune top with beautiful panoramic sea views making it one of the most idyllic restaurants in Knysna with beautiful food, an outdoor/indoor deck, lounge areas, cocktail bar, and a contemporary interior. Directly below the restaurant is beautiful stretch of white sandy beach and rolling dunes covered. The setting is perfect to enjoy a rosy sunset after a stroll on the beach.
Indulge in delicious full English breakfasts and scrumptious light lunches under the shade of ancient Fig Trees.
The Rose Café with its casual yet sophisticated décor and ambiance offers excellent service, superb cuisine and exciting specialties.
Daniela's @ Leisure Isle Lodge is an intimate, elegant Restaurant situated @ Leisure Isle Lodge overlooking Bollard Bay.
Welcome to The Drydock Food Company where the only thing we overlook is the Knysna Lagoon.
Cruise Café is known for its fresh seafood and modern styled cuisine, a relaxed atmosphere with exceptional views of the Knysna Lagoon.
La Paz is a Fully Licensed Mexican themed restaurant in the heart of Knysna, located on Main Road next to ABSA/Nedbank
East Head Café is more than just a café or coffee shop, it is a local landmark where family and friends have a good time with good food and casual wine. Situated on the rocks of the Eastern Head, East Head Café has the most spectacular view - looking directly through the Knysna Heads.
The namesake of timberlake’s wooden windmill, the Windmill Cafe’, is set to become a traditional picnic style breakfast and lunch stop on the Garden Route.