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Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 2665
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch with friends and family and we enjoyed immensely. Excellent food and great atmosphere. Good value for money. The pasta dishes were gorgeous. You will see us soon.

Thank helenamay330
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have dined at Persello's a few times before attending the Knysna Music Society music events. It is always a pleasure to eat here, the food is great, the service comes via well trained, friendly staff and the atmosphere is warm and comfy.

Thank MdVSouthAfrica
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

I was really in the mood for a good pizza and boy am I glad I came here! Their wood oven baked pizza is absolutely delicious. Not to mention the pricing! I'm here on a low budget tonight and will walk away with a big...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends, very good service by stalwart waiting staff, a truly family run business that serves good food and atmosphere, more waiting staff required when it gets busy though!

Thank Mattchu75
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had dinner there with friends on Friday and were welcomed warmly. The pizza was very flavoursome and most enjoyable. The waiter was friendly and helpful. I always find family run businesses so enjoyable. They have a lovely menu and you cant taste the love. We...More

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Proper Italian complete with red and white chequered table cloths. Good pasta, great pizza and a lovely relaxed Italian family vibe- I think that's an Oxymoron

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 6 January 2017

If you need a pizza but you want a lot more variety, this is your spot. When travelling along the Main road, you might miss it because it is a bit hidden but once you find it, you'll never miss it. loved the flavors and...More

Thank PMosiane
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful time with friends. Food was excellent and the atmosphere cosy. You will see us definitely on our next visit to Knysna.

Thank Kobus v
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Casual dining experience with checkered table cloths and easy going ambiance. Grab a table outside if its hot as it only has fans inside. We could take our own wine and no corkage either. Good service, all the meals came out together and everyone enjoyed...More

Thank JofromWorld
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Great Pizza, awesome quality and value for money. Possibly best in town. Ambiance and decor could use with some updating and a larger selection of wine by the glass. We will go back....

Thank rbest08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 2665
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