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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings

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In the Heart of Knysna, enjoy French Cuisine by French Chefs in a cosy, relaxed but intimate place. Only 30 seats, so booking is essential
US$3 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
French, Mediterranean
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So good in fact we ate here three times during our long stay in Knysna. I had the pork filet, the duck, and the sole on consecutive visits and they were excellent. Others loved the baked prawn starter and the scallops. On had a pudding...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tom E
Reviewed 5 days ago

On our arrival we had to wait over 5 minutes for our table as the lady front of house was arguing with 2 of the staff over a booking. We were eventually shown to our table outside which pleased me as inside was so noisy....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank djbeecroft
Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of French Couple working together and competing for offering sophisticated dishes to their visitors.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RicardoP1517
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pay a visit to Knysna on a yearly basis and Le Maquis has now become a spot that we always visit each year. A truly original Corsican Restaurant that serves authentic French cuisine. Le Maquis would not be Le Maquis without Cathy (front of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank photofantastic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had a great meal at Le Marquis, the prawn and calamari starters were excellent. Two of us had the Cote de Boeuf which was amazing and the others had springbok and lamb shank - no complaints. We have been a couple of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gmpaddon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beginning of a journey normally has an influence on the overall experience. This restaurant must decide whether it is hosting two dinner seatings (at 18h30 and 20h30) or not and guide prospective diners accordingly. It must also take cognizance of the prevailing weather when...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank kevinthomas5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a really tasty meal here with friends. Food was really delicious and beautifully presented. Great spot.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Difficult to get a table at short notice, this restaurant is run by a very enthusiastic and talented French couple. We had Atlantic scallops followed by duck. All great quality and delicious. My only grouse is there is no byo but we had a couple...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dave H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited 2 weeks ago on our South Africa tour .The food is exceptional ,the service is first class .So good we revisited and the experience was just as good .We ate out every night on our 3 weeks tour and had some good restaurants...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jshjah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the food here and the owners gave a very good description of the food prior to taking our order. While the food was fine, it wasn’t anywhere near our favorite while in SA. I can’t say why we didn’t enjoy our visit and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anne T
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March 1, 2019|
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Response from Anne T | Reviewed this property |
There weren't any children there when we were there. To be honest I don't think it would be a great place to take children.
April 20, 2018|
Response from 2011Happy_Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I am really not sure but I doubt it as they are very much upmarket. Even the meals are fancy and very much Nouvelle Cuisine
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