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Daniela`s at Leisure Isle Lodge

87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 384 0462
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“chili” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Overall we had a really good experience here. Staff were very friendly, welcomed us to bar for a drink, and offered some snacks. Lovely setting and decor, restaurant side is small and intimate. Some tables possibly a little close to one another? Food was very...More

Thank tavisgeer
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Lovely, cosy restaurant - have the seafood platter - the kingklip was absolutely beautifully cooked!

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had a very enjoyable meal. Agree with recent reviews re slightly untidy dress (shirts not tucked in) and wine glasses could be better quality - and we had a very good wine, but this is nit picking. We are fortunate that we "fine dine"...More

Thank winerunner52
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Food: starters - zucchini salad - a lot of lettuce leaves & not much zucchini 5/10 Main courses - quite good 7/10 Dessert - best sounding dessert out of a choice of only three was "off" Service: very pleasant staff, but kitchen slow. 6/10 Ambiance:...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

From the untidy waitress to the beautiful bottle of wine they poured into cheap , thick glasses to very average food ... we were sadly disappointed! Three girls looking forward to a spoil to celebrate 15 years of friendship, we were glad we had our...More

Thank Knysna101
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Arriving at Leisure Island Lodge and sitting in the comfortable lounge with an aperitif browsing the menu is always a good experience. The restaurant is nicely furnished and a nice place to eat. I had the fish and prawn curry, which was mild and coconut...More

2  Thank grahamee
Reviewed 20 January 2016

warm welcoming staff. great food from a limited menu. good selection of wine. staff very helpful. always something interesting to eat.

Thank dunstan2015
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We make a point of eating at Daniela's at least one evening while we are staying at the lodge and the food is always first class. Would like more variety on the menu as it is still pretty much the same every time we go.

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We had NY eve dinner at this place (as we were staying at Leisure Island Lodge). We had a table on the terrace, which was great. The food was good (great Knysna oysters and lamb as main course), but not amazing (starters were quite bland)....More

1  Thank Belgian101
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Good service, nice dining room and terrace. Dinner was an expensive pre set menu at $825R per person with gratuity, this did not include wine pairings. Oysters were served unceremoniously with a bottle of hot sauce on the side. appetizers were meh and mains were...More

1  Thank Rob P
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 384 0462
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