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Pembreys

Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 386 0005
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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71 - 80 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 14 November 2016

good food, prettily arranged, nice atmosphere. One feels welcome and over many years have never once been disappointed.

Thank ik1957
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you for your review, consistency is what we aim for. Peter and Viv

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My wife took me to Pembreys as part of my 50th celebrations and we were just blown away at the overall experience. The service was attentive and friendly, and the food was just outstanding. Will definitely be back for more and would recommend Pembreys without...More

Thank KingfisherWC
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

We feel privileged to be "part" of our guests many celebrations. Viv

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Highly commendable restaurant with interesting and innovative dishes. Enjoyed superb mushroom and gruyere souffle, grilled calamari, marrow bones and perfect fillet. Accompanied by an excellent 2011 Muratie. Eclectic style with 'antique' crockery adorning the walls, interesting 'corked' art and some shelved recipes books. Service is...More

Thank Felicite F
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

We are pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. We certainly enjoy serving our appreciative guests. Peter and Viv

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Tried this one out on our trip from West Cape to the Parks... We booked a table for 2 at Pembreys for diner... Great food and also the service was top So all and all good choice... They serve some nice local dishes.

Thank Marc C
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

We are pleased that you enjoyed trying the South African offerings! Viv and Peter

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Excellent standard of cooking. Friendly ambiance. Very impressive choice of wines by the glass. One wants to keep coming back to work through the menu.

Thank pandjm
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

We are pleased that you enjoyed having our wines by the glass. We feel that one can then try different wines for each course. Thanks, Viv and Peter

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Just when I had just about given up on finding fine dining in Knysna I rediscovered Pembreys! Definitely the best restaurant in Knysna, friendly, great service and delicious food - the mushroom and gruyere soufflé was "to die for"! I will certainly be back!

Thank 480susan1949
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband and I have been to Pembreys for dinner twice now and every single course we've had there is amazing. From the deliciously rich bone marrow starter, to the Blesbok melt-in-your-mouth fillet, to the amazingly refreshing lemon and berry posset with homemade sorbet. I...More

Thank 11Bryony
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It all starts from booking. What a lady! Then, arriving you will find a pleasant restaurant just outside the town, on a small hill, decorated with fine taste. Food, well, devine. Accurate, very tasty, well presented. You just want more. Highly recommended.

Thank Yair B
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Pleasing venue with a nicely designed building. There is a cosy fireplace for winter. The food is superb and Peter's Bread and Butter pudding is a revelation. The food is upmarket in style and delivers on taste, but price is reasonable giving good value for...More

Thank HenryGreeff
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you for recommending us and Peter is pleased that you enjoyed the B & Butter! Viv

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We were very lucky in our 1 night stay in Knysna to chance upon this restaurant without a reservation. The chef mentioned they don't get a lot of walk ins. Dinner was delicious. The evening menu is written on black boards with a good combination...More

Thank Tess G
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

So pleased that you "walked in" and thank you for the photographs. Peter and Viv

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travelled-annie
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
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DriverCheshire
12 February 2017|
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I have sent you an email!!!
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billyboy53
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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Description
Bistro, casual country cooking including South African dishes.
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