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The Drydock Food Co

Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7310
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (94 reviews)
“oysters” (54 reviews)
“lamb curry” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From Brackenfell, WC, visiting The Drydock for the first time. 30th Anniversary Dinner made special by a very friendly crew. Atmosphere very romantic. Waiter Stefan was spot on with his recommendations and timing, making the evening most memorable. Fillet was soft and tasty and seafood...More

Thank Thea B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food I have eaten in knysna to date.The lamb curry was especially good. And service was spot on.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Lennox for the great service and chef Herman for the best burger in SA. Looking forward to dining with you again!!

Thank Andries M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very popular restaurant in a good location on the waterfront. It offers basic food cooked well and is good value for money. The service was a little slow and although there were several staff one poor waiter seemed to be doing all...More

Thank I_Love_Holidays20118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely Greek Salad and a phyllo pastry combination. Refreshing after a hot walk. Beer on tap is good and service was very pleasant. Recommended

Thank kaapie62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here recently. We sat upstairs because of the work going on downstairs. The staff were very pleasant but despite the restaurant not being full at that time, the food service seemed rather slow. While the seafood dishes were very tasty and satisfying...More

Thank charily2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do not generally bother with these review sites, but I just have to mention the amazing service we received at the Drydock. We wanted to sit upstairs for lunch (as we sat upstairs during our previous visit) but they were only trading on the...More

Thank Lesedi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early dinner here and there was building works going on downstairs which seemed to go on forever. Unfortunately this did spoil our meal.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Knysna Quays for two nights and chose to dine at The Drydock on the second night. Not only do they allow for Prokard benefits, they also make every visitor feel like a patron. Cold and rainy outside, inside it was warm...More

Thank MarianKreviews
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice dinner, the seafood plater is excellent, a bit too much really. And our daughter had sushi, the salmon platter, which was also very good. The service from Lennox was very attentive and a real pleasure. Prices are very reasonable, but...More

Thank Ulla E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7310
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