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Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 386 0005
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fantastic discovery!,, Awesome menu and our food was exceptional!!!! , Great presentation, staff extremely friendly and efficient, personal attention by hostess and chef. Ambience relaxed. Prices excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Sanette v
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent cuisine and very friendly and obliging staff. Extensive menu very well prepared with great variety.

Thank gavin877
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food and service. The best dinner in Knysna by far! Try the Bread and Butter pudding for dessert.

Thank knew2222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a superb meal in Pembreys in April. We were made to feel very welcome by the owners who were willing to suggest some amazing local wine! The food was excellent, highlights include: Bobotie, Ostrich and Soufflé! Very highly recommended but book early to avoid...More

Thank RosscoMiller
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our interaction with our guests is what makes the business so rewarding. Thank you for the review. Peter and Viv

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Chef is Cordon Bleu trained. Brilliant food. Eclectic menu; friendly staff. Quality to match the best in Europe at 40% of the price. Found it, dined, and repeated 24 hours later. Couldn’t recommend this restaurant more highly.

Thank micmur
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We visited Pembreys in April 2018. We experienced the food to be of an outstanding quality. It is a different type of menu compared to the traditional type of restaurants in town. It may be lacking in atmosphere but it was a welcome difference from...More

Thank Traveldeon
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We visited this restaurant 2 years ago and it was outstanding. We told so many friends about it. We visited again this year and we were not disappointed. We knew that they had suffered with the fires in 2017 and were delighted to see that...More

Thank 1moray
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We’re annual visitors to Pembreys. The quality remains high - with a good selection of dishes from Peter. Efficient service too. The only downside of this trip were very disappointing French fries. On discussion Peter acknowledged that they were not up to par but blamed...More

Thank malcandkaren
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We were rather disappointed in the evening spent at this restaurant. After reading good reviews, we were expecting better food. My husband was underwhelmed by the sole which was presented to him, rather dry and very small. The restaurant lacks atmosphere and I found it...More

1  Thank furze2
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Pete and Viv are your hosts and they have more experience in the good food industry than most. All the items on the menu are really good

Thank Mike M
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27 November 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
We regret that our lines of communication at the restaurant were all destroyed in the fires. We still have only temporary lines, 5 months after the fires. Please phone us on 044 3860005 between 11am and 5pm when we should be... More
12 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
I have sent you an email!!!
3 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
Please could you look for a guide on our website. We are not allowed to include it in our answer. We do not charge extra for vegetables, 4, that are served with the main courses, nor the chips, potatoes etc, nor the bread... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 386 0005
  • E-mail
Bistro, casual country cooking including South African dishes.
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