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O Pescador Restaurant

Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 3476
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, African, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was good and the wine was great. The wait staff was very attentive and nice. Good food overlooking the waterfront, what more could you want

1  Thank Chembo S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I Have only eaten here once but I certainly loved it.The views of the waterfront are beautiful,the staff are very friendly and efficient and the seafood is super fresh and mouth watering

1  Thank rudolphm2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best fish of our trip at O'Pescador. They sure know how to cook the fish to perfection, but not over done. Service was helpful and friendly.

1  Thank hermosamary
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were tired, hungry and looking for a place to enjoy a nice view of Knysna Waterfront, then we saw this restaurant, a Portuguese Rest. My two kids, wife and myself enjoyed the food and the hospitality. The owner, a very nice lady, welcomed us...More

1  Thank maithem a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch today. Beef steak roll and Hake and vegetables were cooked perfect and tasted fresh. The waiting staff were friendly and gave good advice on our meal choices. Great viewing point in the shade whilst having lunch

1  Thank Tracie0909
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening here. We arrived in Knysna late in the day and wanted to go to a seafood restaurant and eat some Oysters. When we phoned and booked we explained we were only here for one night and they managed to...More

1  Thank Mark U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the big double fish plate and is really delicious. It is anought 4 2 persons. The view is wanderful and the staff also.

1  Thank nikola m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Laudette who saved the day with her keen eye of observation. She noticed that we've waited a bit and she immediately stepped in turned our evening into a memorable one. The food and the wine was excellent.

1  Thank RandomWillem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly enjoyed two visits to O Pescador in my short four-day visit to Knysna. After my first visit, I felt that this is a restaurant I need to try again cause my first visit was such a good experience. Great menu choice to suit...More

1  Thank Tony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The worst dining experience of my entire trip to South Africa. From start to finish the service was appalling. Firstly when we arrived, having booked, the manageress (or the lady in charge) was behind the till and so concentrated on the till receipts that she...More

Thank pinklady96
Lodete, Owner at O Pescador Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Review inappropriate. It does not conform with the high standard of our restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 24
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 3476
South African Portuguese cuisine. Seafood, chicken and steaks prepared on order. Outside deck seating with beautiful views of the harbour Excellent food and excellent service. Chef is the owner.
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