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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” (96 reviews)
“oysters” (54 reviews)
“lamb curry” (13 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 1 week ago

A big place that gets very busy on Saturday evenings. A lot of tourists appear to eat here. The choice on the menu is big, ranging from seafood, sushi, to meat dishes, hamburgers, pasta, salads and desserts. Nothing much to complain about, but also not...More

Thank Hilka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love this place! Yes the food is wonderful, yes it's very well priced, yes the staff are fab, but the overwhelming thing I loved about this place was the location. What better way to enjoy lunch than to be overlooking the wild coast...More

Thank Hoppy22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish is fresh, good service, and nice atmosphere. You cannot go wrong enjoying your dinner at this restaurant.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well went to this restaurant for wife's birthday. All was good until she sat at the table and caught her finger in a crack in the chair, causing nasty cut. Plaster was provided, manager asked what happened and food ordered. Great service by Stefan who...More

1  Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very pleasant evening at The Drydock Food Company - the menu choice was wide and varied, and the service was excellent courtesy of our waiter Stefan. We are deliciously cooked fish and started with a great platter of sushi - fresh and well...More

Thank markstobbs23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been for dinner. Same owners as the famous 34 South. On the second floor of the waterfront . Noisy . Family friendly. Service is good and friendly . Food was good not excellent but good value. Sushi was excellent. It's a good for...More

Thank Ronygr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our experience at this beautiful restaurant. We had a great view of the harbour whilst enjoying our very well prepared dinner. Our waitor, Stefan, was just incredible. He was extremely efficient, checked up on us and ensured we had a good night out!...More

Thank Rochelle_Murugan
Reviewed 17 September 2017 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 9 September 2017 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 3 September 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7310
  • E-mail
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