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34 South

Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7331
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (267 reviews)
“oysters” (352 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

The atmosphere great sitting on the waters edge ,sipping wine with a good meal .seafood great and also their Mediterranean dishes .very good variety to choose from .you can also order meat and sushi excellent service .very popular amongst the tourist

Thank billy b
Reviewed yesterday

Eating breakfast this place was one of the good ideas that I took. The service was great and the view was beautiful.

Thank Bill'onaire D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A few people recommended this restaurant to us and we weren’t disappointed. I loved the grilled oysters and one of their special dishes which was fish on a skewer. It’s busy and buzzy. Great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff. Loved the decor. Nice deli/supermarket where...More

Thank Gerry N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't want to eat there because I don't like fish - but we decided to give it a try and wow what a menu - cater for everyone's needs. Hubby had Fresh Oysters and loved them - I just had the avo and bacon...More

Thank jonomad1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at 34 South last night. My husband had the paella & I had the small sole. Service was efficient, menu varied with lots of choices. Many wine options too. We had the Leopards Leap Sauvignon Blanc, which was very nice & reasonably priced.

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say we always order the same thing so I can't really comment on the food as a whole. The queen prawns though are sensational! My husband had oysters which he said were very 'average' so maybe stay away from them. One needs...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had some fantastic fresh oysters.They were unbelievable fresh and nice. You have to try it to believe it.

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I generally don't like places that try to serve a lot of different dishes. It's never a place for a good meal. The same is true for 34 South. Very average sushi...

1  Thank Wil G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited 34 South on two occasions, the restaurant is a combination of shop, restaurant and Sushi Bar with a great atmosphere. The first visit we were seated on the terrace and the food and service was excellent. My husband had Enchiladas and I had...More

1  Thank Lyn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on having an early lunch and stopped by while visiting Knysna waterfront. Excellent food and drinks slightly offset by long wait for starters and initial lapses in service. The "breakfast" lasted 3 hours but was well worth it. Competitive prices and great quality. Will...More

Thank Marius v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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
  • E-mail
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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