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Firefly Eating House - CLOSED

152a Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 1490
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
25 Oct 2016
“Indian but then again, not.”
29 May 2016
“The Gem of the Garden Route”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
152a Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautfull. From the first mouthfull to the last its a recognition if ever travelled to the east. Wonderfull dishes. Master (she) cook, and the mum. Just lovely. I miss you guys.

Thank max v
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The 16th of April my fiancé and I celebrated our engagement at Firefly. We were treated to amazing food, great service and such a warm and romantic atmosphere. The hosts (Sanchia and her mom) went out if their way to make the evening very special...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our Hotel owner so off we went. The first welcome was 'Have you got a reservation?' when I advised no and asked if they were fully booked I was met with a harsh 'You should have a reservation!'. Having apologized...More

1  Thank K9TLS
Reviewed 21 January 2016

quaint place. owner very quirky! service outstanding. always an interesting place to visit. interesting cocktails and gin. samosas a must.

Thank dunstan2015
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This quirky little restaurant is a bit out of the way- we took a chance and it was open.They need more signage- you can confuse it with the restaurant next door. You choose 2 or 3- or more different Thai style dishes as well as...More

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Firstly the decor and lighting is far too dark, personally I like to see what I'm eating. The presentation of the food was imaginative and tasty, but not outstanding. I assume it was one of the owners who served us. After 20 minutes we asked...More

Thank JanPez
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I had a Gin tasting (of local GIns) upfront, which was great. Afterwards you may pick a couple of small dishes which are all very tasty and differnt to any mainstream restaurant (asian african cross over). More or less it was a supprise what you...More

Thank NYzagat
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The food at Firefly is delicious and imaginative. The fish bites were wonderful and the Indian curry special was very rich and flavoursome. the atmosphere is cute and quirky, and the semi-outdoor setting was romantic. It's a really special place. The place is run by...More

Thank Davidcosgrave
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

The first time we went the service and food was lovely. We then booked for the following week because it was so great however the service we received the next time was terrible. Our presence was not acknowledged the entire evening! The couple next to...More

Thank Jayne D
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

On our trip to Cape Town we came across fire fly restaurant in Knysna and were happily surprised at the wonderful and exciting menu, so much so that we decided to make another booking on the spot on the way home. Only to be sadly...More

Thank CaroLDaY63
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  • Address: 152a Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 1490
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