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Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 2665
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main Road | Memorial Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

While the views and scenery in Knysna are quite spectacular, Persellos's is hidden away on the main street with no view at all. However, don't let this put you off- the food is well worth the trip and the lack of scenery. Staff are friendly...More

1  Thank PhantomSteve2016
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome vibe, tasty genuine wood fired pizza, great service and friendly staff. Had a lovely evening, Italian background music, walls covered with colourful italian memorabilia. The waitress was friendly and funny and made our Persello’s experience enjoyable. Best pizza in town!

1  Thank BeBarefoot77
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Went there for pizzas It is a authentic Italian restaurant Family run and wood fired pizzas The owner makes the pizzas The service was very good and the order came out right although we changed some of the ingredients. When we entered Mama was sitting...More

1  Thank honiball
Reviewed 21 March 2018

A lovely atmosphere in this family run restaurant. with good value for money. Food here is consistently good - think good home cooking. Fish and chips and deep fired calamari are my favourite options. Staff are very pleasant and accommodating.

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Always a pleasure to visit this family owned and run restaurant. The family do all the cooking and its done with love. Fabulous pizzas with a nice thin, crispy base and the good thing is if you dont have a big appetite you can choose...More

1  Thank Angie M
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

What a lovely time we had dining here. Homey atmosphere with authentic Italian dishes on the menu. Simple but delicious. We had both pizzas and pastas and it was really tasty. Woodfired pizza that is thin, crispy and just sublime. Will definitely be back for...More

1  Thank Megs v
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Great place, great pizza, great ambiance and great prices. Stay very accommodating and friendly staff

1  Thank Louis V
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.

1  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.

1  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

1  Thank Jordan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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