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Anchorage Restaurant

11 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 2230
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sole” (56 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
All hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

we had to wait a bit but the food was excellent, apart for the musels, which were overcooked and rubbery

Thank roger j
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We make it a point of always eating at The Anchorage whenever we are in Knysna. The food is always good and waiters very knowlegable and friendly. Last Saturday (13.02.) however we had a bit of bad luck. We were 2 adults, ordered one starter...More

Thank Antje1030
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Excellent food and service , not the cheapest in town and definitely caters for the foreign golfers . Fish was wonderful and well presented and cooked . Staff are well trained and polite at all times . I do not think anyone should be disappointed...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Despite not booking ahead, staff always found a table for 2 and made us feel part of their dining experience. We enjoyed lively discussions on food and wine selection and were never disappointed

Thank Parahandy47
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We were lucky enough to get a table in this fabulous restaurant. Just what we wanted, bistro style, not pretentious and the staff were great, full of suggestions and enthusiasm with great attention to detail. Thai chicken and corn soup and grilled calamari with side...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Very popular place - we scraped in with the last table at 7pm. Good fish, attentive service let down by a mix up on the order, which was however speedily resolved. Pleasant, but we wouldn't rush to return.

Thank enajeco
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Plump oysters - great steaks - and a gentle admonishment by our waiter, Benji, to my girlfriend - refusing her request for steak well-done!

Thank Barrie B
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We had a spontaneous stay at Anchorage, without reservation. The service was great and the food really good. The filet steak and the fish were excellent. Can recommend the spot truly!!!

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Brian the Owner/Manager, runs a good ship and his staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Primarily a seafood restaurant but with great steaks as well. Food well presented in this revamped Grey Street building and booking in season is essential. He has huge local support during...More

Thank Lizzy684
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Had to book 2 nights in advance. Were keen to try local fish. Great choice. We had oysters then seafood platter for 2: loads of food! Pleasant waiter, quite keen on up selling from menu. Did warn us (correctly) about slow service....toilets not up to...More

Thank Jo M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 2230
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