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14B Gray Street, Knysna 6520, South Africa
+27 82 257 7852
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14B Gray Street, Knysna 6520, South Africa
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner there on a rainy Thursday night, two nights ago. Our welcome was warm. Cathy and Remy are wonderful hosts, and I just love her French accent! They do not have a liquor licence, so we took our own wine. Corkage was charged...More

Thank abutilon
Reviewed May 17, 2018

dined here recently with a group of friends, words can't describe how wonderful this place is compared to the rest of the town and how totally unexpected it was. Escargot, fabulous beef, charming french owners and epic profiteroles filled with ice cream for dessert, please...More

Thank blairegourmand
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Table of 9 people arrived Friendly welcome Amazing explanation of the available fresh food menu Then the most delicious & visually enticing meal to follow!! Professional & caring Using the best ingredients What a treat Highly recommend Will be back

Thank Andre S
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Treat yourself, you won't be disappointed but remember to book. Nice to interact with Remy and Cathy, a special experience

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

There is no way you can miss this restaurant if you are in Knysna and if you love good food. The selection of starters, mains and deserts is varied and freshly prepared. Remy and Cathy are absolute professionals and will go out of their way...More

Thank inner-beauty
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Le MARQUIS is one of the finest restaurants in the Garden Route and offers the best French cuisine and fine dining experience in Knysna. An unpretentious little restaurant where everything is home made and run by a passionate French couple. From my experience, the waiters...More

Thank MissMMW
Reviewed April 2, 2018

A well run establishment with a good atmosphere and excellent food. The patrons are keen to ensure that you have a good experience and the service matches this. It was interesting to find that Remys, a Frenchman, living in Knysna, studied at our local university...More

Thank yorkie39
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Had a dinner at La Maquis tonight. From the time the owner Cathy welcomes you to the table and explains you the menu that is written on the boards (no paper menu is handed out) you know you are there for a treat. Before you...More

Thank ByronBay45
Reviewed March 30, 2018

This restaurant had just been re-opened I was told, and so we were keen to give it a try. Very french influenced cuisine, and we had a lovely meal. I had salmon tartare, then lamb shanks. Not the cheapest place in town, but very good...More

Thank sueskyblue
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This is something quite different! Taken over (I think in 2017) by a French couple, Cathy and chef Remy, they have created a real gourmet experience. In addition to the excellent menu, we enjoyed lots of little, but delicious, 'extras' - tapenades & hummus with...More

Thank IvantheOrgan
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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
February 12, 2017|
Response from temeintjes | Reviewed this property |
Hi peter. You will need to contact the restaurant directly for reservations. Enjoy
July 19, 2016|
Response from remycorsica | Property representative |
Hi Cant write my email adress on tripadvisor it will be taken away by the system. you can find it on the website. kind regards Remy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14B Gray Street, Knysna 6520, South Africa (Formerly Die Gieter's Cathy & Remy Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 82 257 7852
  • E-mail
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 NB : Our liquor licence is in process, so please bring your own wines
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