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Tapas and Oysters

Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (264 reviews)
“oysters” (167 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 583 reviews

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Went mid-week for sushi and it was a busy place! Went when it was cold and rainy but would love to go back on a summer day. The decor was very cool, the staff very nice, good food, good drinks, just an overall cool place....More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant had nice oysters. Sat outside and had a nice view of Thesen island. Their food and prices were good, service was good as well. Worth a visit.

Thank Hctal
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, great vibe and really good food! Generally a really pleasant evening. Easy going atmosphere and great service from waiters and manager.

Thank LiezleW
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Excellent service, great food and awesome location !!! Wonderful place to spend the afternoon sipping wine and sampling the various tapas.

Thank sunnySA-7
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a lovely lunch in the sun while the children played in the playground We had some tapas dishes which were very nice. There was a great atmosphere and the service was good.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

the worst dinner we had in South Africa so far.. we have ordered about 6 different types of sushi and 9 tapas, none of them was tasty, some of the sushi had a suspicious taste. on our way out I had a brief look at...More

Thank iklop14
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We return here regularly. The food, the oyster in fact the best in Knysna. We love the easy tapas menu and the cocktails are the best.

Thank Ylandre
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We live in Spain and loved this place!! Brandon was our amazing waiter and helped us try oysters for the first time. Really helpful and nice guy! We will definitely be coming back here.

Thank julienrichtravel
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to chill and eat. Located in thesen island. Sea view. Had the best chicken strips. Try the oyster as well.

Thank Ritesh_Boochia
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lovely tapas and delicious cocktails. The calamari is soft and juicy and they have the best onion rings!! Never dissapointed, always our go-to place for drinks.

Thank Maryke W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7196
  • E-mail
A fun, vibey tapas restaurant situated on Thesen Island at the waters edge. Live music, sushi, global tapas and friendly service. A place not to be missed...
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