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Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 386 0005
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chef is Cordon Bleu trained. Brilliant food. Eclectic menu; friendly staff. Quality to match the best in Europe at 40% of the price. Found it, dined, and repeated 24 hours later. Couldn’t recommend this restaurant more highly.

Thank micmur
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Pembreys in April 2018. We experienced the food to be of an outstanding quality. It is a different type of menu compared to the traditional type of restaurants in town. It may be lacking in atmosphere but it was a welcome difference from...More

Thank Traveldeon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant 2 years ago and it was outstanding. We told so many friends about it. We visited again this year and we were not disappointed. We knew that they had suffered with the fires in 2017 and were delighted to see that...More

Thank 1moray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’re annual visitors to Pembreys. The quality remains high - with a good selection of dishes from Peter. Efficient service too. The only downside of this trip were very disappointing French fries. On discussion Peter acknowledged that they were not up to par but blamed...More

Thank malcandkaren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were rather disappointed in the evening spent at this restaurant. After reading good reviews, we were expecting better food. My husband was underwhelmed by the sole which was presented to him, rather dry and very small. The restaurant lacks atmosphere and I found it...More

Thank furze2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pete and Viv are your hosts and they have more experience in the good food industry than most. All the items on the menu are really good

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Quite a spacious restaurant which at first seemed to lack atmosphere ( Quite Early ) but improved as the night progressed. The menu was like going back to school with blackboards on easels being whisked around the tables - a novel approach and at least...More

Thank johhew
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The food is always very good and the service is spot on.The mussel starter is excellent and the prawns are cooked to perfection.Our only problem is that the Bistro type restaurant lacks atmosphere and for some reason the patrons all seem rather elderly.

Thank brimsted1
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for the review. I am curious that you seem to feel that the"elderly" should not eat out?! Viv

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

With plenty of choice on the menu, you can struggle to decide. It makes you want to go back again and again. Cooking is skilled, such as a superb soufflé and also filling. Three courses would normally be too much. Service is good from the...More

Thank Chapperz2014
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for taking time to write us a positive review, it is appreciated especially by our staff. Viv and Peter

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best Resturants along the entire garden route..Must book well inadvance. Service and food really of the best, somewhere too spoil that someone special

Thank Craig D N
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for the review, we appreciate it. Viv and Peter

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Questions & Answers
26 November 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
We regret that our lines of communication at the restaurant were all destroyed in the fires. We still have only temporary lines, 5 months after the fires. Please phone us on 044 3860005 between 11am and 5pm when we should be... More
12 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
I have sent you an email!!!
2 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
Please could you look for a guide on our website. We are not allowed to include it in our answer. We do not charge extra for vegetables, 4, that are served with the main courses, nor the chips, potatoes etc, nor the bread... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 386 0005
  • E-mail
Bistro, casual country cooking including South African dishes.
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