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Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7331
09:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Best Oysters in Knysna! Cool atmosphere and place to be. They also have a small souvenir shop aside.

Thank nici r
East London, South Africa
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

such a cool place, so much going on, inside and outside, upstairs and downstairs... will go again :)

Thank JustinDevos
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hubby loved the seafood salad. The bread basket was a great start and the mix juice was phenomenal. Awesome vibe and touristy shop for keepsakes.

Thank KelTravelTime
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to 34 South for breakfast after a park run.They have a large variety on their menu, the breakfasts were good and reasonably priced.We also had some oysters which were delicious and fresh.They have a Monday special where you only pay R34 for 6 oysters. Would definitely recommend it😁

Thank nadiav716
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just the place in the Knysna waterfront with lots of atmosphere. Good choice of food and well prepared dishes.

Thank Peter I
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Try their 4 types of oysters sampler platter and look out for their weekday daily specials. Ambience is great and overlooking waters. Service is highly commendable.

Thank Dan K
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did return to 34 South on our recent trip to Knynsa. It is very large busy place; the service was good. We had whole fish with cold chips. Overall it is fast food style for tourists with lots of choice. It is alright if you like this sort of restaurant.

Thank susieQ321_12
Calgary, Canada
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on the harbour front. Extensive menu - I I had the catch of the day - yellow tail - really good. Wife had the mild curry which tasted like Jamaican curry - great also. Knowledgable waiter (Pieter).

Thank arbourstone
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

34 South has a fabulous vibe, located right on the waterfront in Knysna. We booked in advance and asked for a waters edge table, we were not disappointed. We started with oysters, wild Knysna oysters which were large and super fresh. We followed these with a range of seafood dishes, all were tasty and generous.

Thank GoLiveYoung
Long Melford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very prompt service. Well situated in the heart of Knysna Quays. I enjoyed my Mild Chicken Curry but my husband was less enthusiastic about his 'Shepherds Pie'.

Thank Floridafanatic14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7331
Not exactly a restaurant... Not exactly a bar... Definitely not a deli... Well, not exactly a deli... It's an eating place, a drinking place and definitely a meeting place.

And it's a gift shop, a clothing emporium, a food store, a fish monger and a bakery, too.
And the finest wine shop this side of the grape curtain.

And it's always on one, single line of latitude - the 34th parallel (but only on the Waterfront at the Knysna Quays).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?