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  • Leisure Isle and nearby
Blend Country Restaurant - Country fare in a treed garden setting. Live music in the garden on Sundays.
Leisure Island Coffee Shop - Quaint Island coffee shop for breakfasts, light lunches and teas.
Bosuns Pub & Grill - Good pub grub.
East Head Café - Well known for it's fine tuned menu and Heads view.
Daniela's - Fine dining on the Island. Strictly reservations only.

  • Knysna Waterfront
Caffe Mario - authentic Italian fare at this busy, family run waterfront café
Cruise Cafe - great all round waterfront eatery, cocktails, seafood, steaks, burgers, etc.
34° South - speciality waterfront seafood eatery, sushi bar, vegetarian/chicken/ostrich options, food and clothing emporium
JJ's - fine food and wine in a uniquely decorated waterfront setting, comprehensive menu with game and other meat specialities
The Dry Dock - expansive waterfront restaurant offering everything from seafood, salads and pasta to fusion dishes and grills
Wu's - Chinese restaurant serving traditional fare as well as sushi


  • Town centre and surrounds


Olive Tree - intimate, personal, highly rated main street eatery, menu changed daily according to the freshest ingredients that can be sourced
Chatters - centrally situated, family run bistro, traditional pizzas (gluten free option), pastas, burgers, salads, paninis
The Anchorage - centrally situated traditional seafood restaurant, also game, beef, chicken and vegetarian dishes
mon petit pain - cosmopolitan atmosphere, artisan cakes, pastries and breads, classy coffees, breakfasts and lunches
Tin House Café - café/confectionery, breakfasts, teas and light lunches, garden atmosphere, specialty cakes

  • Thesen Island

Ile de pain - breakfasts and lunches, locally sourced, artisan foods, breads in a league of their own
Sirocco - trendy, sophisticated Thesen Island venue, seafood, grills, pasta, pizza, cocktails, Mitchells beers
34 Tapas & Oysters - vibey Thesen Island venue offering Spanish, Mediterranean, South African, Oyster and Rest of the World tapas menu
Island Café - small but quality international menu offerings in a unique, contemporary setting on Thesen Island

  • Western fringe of Knysna

The Orchid Room - fine dining venue with magnificent views, international seasonal menus, sushi bar, Sunday carvery
Kilzers Kitchen - unique, interactive, theatrical 'cook n look' fine dining experience - Wednesday nights only
Pembreys - owner run fine dining bistro with a warm, country charm, seasonal menus
VegTable - unique quaint vegetarian dining room using quality, organic, seasonal produce - Wed & Fri evenings only
The Chutzpah - leisurely paced Moroccan-style dining with a modern twist
Die Gieter - delectable, affordable dishes including traditional South African fare, Sunday lunches, panoramic views, deli and Biggie Best outlet
































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