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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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Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant on the western side of the Knysna lagoon. Extremely good food and very popular so you do need to book.

Thank Val M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to dine at Pembreys for a long time but it’s quite a drive from Plett and they’re only open in the evenings. It is a real comfi, old style restaurant with delicious food and good service. We ordered the gruyere and...More

Thank tanya2792016
Reviewed 9 July 2018

On the recommendation from the B&B we were staying at we called on a Friday evening of the Oyster Festival in hopes of reserving a table, and Pembreys made a plan to accommodate us.We were delighted that they did because we discovered one of the...More

Thank BeverleyG_1974
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This Resturant surpasses all expectations. The food was to die for and the starter portions are so generous. The calamari was superb and the lamb shank fell off the bone. We all ordered a different dish each served with different ice cream which was mind...More

Thank C_daniels89
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Pembreys! The atmosphere was cosy with a lovely fire! The food is delicious and the service excellent. I would highly recommend Peter and Vivienne’s restaurant to anyone!

Thank KiraGoller
Reviewed 19 June 2018

As one of our key stops along the Garden Route, we found Knysna to be extraordinary. And Pembrey's to be as extraordinary as Knysna itself. The meal, the service and the atmosphere was truly exceptional. From the gracious greeting by the hostess/owner, to the impeccably...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Our first visit post the fire, but the dining experience remains as sublime as ever. Casual, refined atmosphere, discrete and efficient service and food presented so exquisitely. Steak tartare was perfect, lamb shank melting off the bone and creme brulee sweet and crispy. Highly recommended.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We had a lovely winter's evening dinner at Pembreys. The restaurant was well warmed by the fireplace, the tables well spaced, and the service was great. The dinner was superb with everyone in our group of four just loving their food. My husband and I...More

1  Thank Michelle_RQ
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 Sanettev3
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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

Thank gavin877
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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, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
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Bistro, casual country cooking including South African dishes.
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