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Tapas and Oysters

Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (259 reviews)
“oysters” (164 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a very dissapointing experience at Tapas. I also remembered why I havent been there for so long. The food was really not great. The springrolls had absolutely no flavour in them and the poppers tasted sour. The greek salad was pathetically small for...More

Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Anyone travelling with younger kids knows you keep the wolves at bay by feeding them first! We waited more than 45 minutes for fresh oysters (served cold) and even longer for the prawns (served warm). Although the food was tasty, the service was terrible -...More

Thank PopupTraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing lunch at Tapas and Oysters with my sister and her husband today! We had the delicious crusty bread, peri peri chicken livers, jelopino poppers, buffalo wings, chicken squers and chicken tenders. The chicken tenders is the best ever!!! Juicy, lightly dusted...More

Thank annieplett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went mid-week for sushi and it was a busy place! Went when it was cold and rainy but would love to go back on a summer day. The decor was very cool, the staff very nice, good food, good drinks, just an overall cool place....More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant had nice oysters. Sat outside and had a nice view of Thesen island. Their food and prices were good, service was good as well. Worth a visit.

Thank Hctal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service, great vibe and really good food! Generally a really pleasant evening. Easy going atmosphere and great service from waiters and manager.

Thank LiezleW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, great food and awesome location !!! Wonderful place to spend the afternoon sipping wine and sampling the various tapas.

Thank sunnySA-7
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a lovely lunch in the sun while the children played in the playground We had some tapas dishes which were very nice. There was a great atmosphere and the service was good.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

the worst dinner we had in South Africa so far.. we have ordered about 6 different types of sushi and 9 tapas, none of them was tasty, some of the sushi had a suspicious taste. on our way out I had a brief look at...More

Thank iklop14
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We return here regularly. The food, the oyster in fact the best in Knysna. We love the easy tapas menu and the cocktails are the best.

Thank Ylandre
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, 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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