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Tapas and Oysters

Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (283 reviews)
“oysters” (175 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go to Knysnsa once a year and we visit the restaurant 2 or 3 times in a week. Great tapas, friendly service and stunning scenery. An absolute must next time your in Knysna

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most delicious oysters here. So fresh!!! And all the other seafood was amazing. The atmosphere there will make anybody go back again.

Thank melindacoetzee29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Tapas for our special anniversary dinner. We don’t like to break the chain of our yearly dinner. We were both in the mood for a very environmentally relaxed dinner. I phoned to make a reservation and ask that a chilled bottle of champagne...More

Thank TaylaT17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were 4 couples spending the weekend here playing in a squash tournament! Tapas has a fantastic atmosphere with super friendly staff. The food came out in no time whatsoever and it was delicious. We had nachos, poppers and lots of sushi! Definitely worth a...More

Thank Yolande C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good solid place, nice atmosphere. Food packs a punch for a person who's had one too many or the day after. Pub lunch vibes. Other then that, it was average

Thank 149pieterw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant as we had been to its sister restaurant (34 South) the day before which was phenomenal! We are traveling the Garden Route with our 4 month old Staffie (who is very well behaved and always on a leash) who was...More

Thank 247meganr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch on the way out of town and was disappointed I hadn't come earlier. This is a top spot with excellent small meal options to share with friends. The view over the harbour of Thesen island is superb with the lagoon...More

Thank Garethzimbo
Reviewed 17 April 2018

One of my fav stops during our recent garden route holiday. Had a great mix of tapas among our table great location on a perfect day. play area for the kids I loved the steak Egg & chips. Cant wait to come back next year.

Thank bradsmitmail
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This I would say is the best in Knysna. The service and atmosphere was excellent. The oysters were excellent.

Thank DevanMoodly
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch. The view is great. Service friendly. Music was awesome(probably given my age away). We had the tapas and ice cold local beer. There is a large selection to choose from, of which the smoored snoek was a favourite at our...More

Thank Mike4462
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7196
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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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