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Freshline Fisheries

Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 3131
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (100 reviews)
“seafood” (115 reviews)
“prawns” (80 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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21 - 30 of 707 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2017

The seafood, we had kabeljou, was lovely, fresh and prepared to perfection. The setting is rustic and unpretentious, ideal, as good playarea, for little people. No alcohol on menu, remember to take own beer or bottle of wine if wanted

1  Thank E S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Really convenient position and the freshest fish. Had food twice from here and both times we were not disappointed. Good portions That won't leave you hungry.

1  Thank Cara B
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Was there just this evening with the family. We were the only ones there. It was drizzling a little and cold but they had a good fire burning just nearby. But it was the seafood - excellent oysters, paella, prawns,...and the service was great too....More

1  Thank WengKeeLeong
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Freshline Fisheries when we got engaged late last year and again on our honeymoon early this year. The food is always fresh and prepared to perfection. They can get quite busy and close early (8pm) so be sure to go...More

1  Thank MoneCoetzee
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent fish restaurant. Recommendation for the Mozambique Prawns and oysters. You can even bring your own wine for free. A playground for the small ones is also available.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We ate here and it was packed. We did have a reservation at the recommendation of our guest house and we were glad we booked. Its a rustic set up but service is friendly and the food is really amazing. You can see right into...More

1  Thank AlitNorthamptonUK
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

As a Knysna local who has visited Freshline many times, I was pretty confident inviting my cousin and his wife who are both very well travelled. Having assured them that their well behaved dogs were welcome on leads they were delighted with the laid back...More

1  Thank Vicky N
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My mom and I came for the seafood. We ordered 6 Moz prawns and we decided to get the whole fish that was caught that day instead of the kingclip. The meal was amazing and in the end we ordered extra 6 Moz prawns. Worth...More

1  Thank Wesley C
Richard W, Manager at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

HI Wesley Thanks for the review ...these are the exact standards we aim to achieve in our humble establishment, as from this review you can see we know how to cook Mozambique Prawns!!! Happy days !! Richard.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great new winter dishes. The snoek Croquettes- a winner. Delicious, healthy vegetables. Freshest fish like always and...local loyalty card in action.

1  Thank suyenneb
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Thank You For The Amazing Food and Wonderful Service. All was helpfull, kind, special and fantastic. Our Waitress was very very good with amazing service and a special smile. Thank you Maina you where a Superstar❤️❤️❤️

2  Thank Karin B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 3131
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The most unique and affordable seafood restaurant in Knysna with one of the tastiest, fresh seafood menus in the Garden Route. You can choose exactly what style meal you want e.g. rice, salad or chips with your fish, prepared the way you like it: Grilled,Fried or Wes-Kus style.
Not licensed so bring your own drinks (BYO) beer, wine etc. No Corkage :)
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