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River Deck

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Pizza,
Buffalo Bay Road, Knysna, South Africa
+27 73 488 6341
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bobotie” (4 reviews)
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Buffalo Bay Road, Knysna, South Africa
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Reviews (48)
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11 - 20 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Now the food isn't amazing, it's not by any means fine dining but it's tasty and not expensive. It's the venue, it's fun on the river bank. You can swim or hire a canoe or peddle boat, it's a great safe place for kids, they...More

1  Thank Jasmin
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I booked accommodation for at riverdeck for 3 nights and found the service and reception terrible. I had a little altercation with one of the owners who refused to let me swim in the river whilst there were other people swimming. It was evident that...More

5  Thank Bhiemand
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

As we arrived we waited to be seated for quite awhile. We checked outside which was a haze of kids and towels and sand and higgly piggly set up. Great for kids, not if you don't have kids. We decided to sit on open deck...More

2  Thank Iloveshoesalot
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We visited River Deck as part of 3 families with kids at 12h30 on 29 December. I appreciate that things are busy in season but it is unacceptable that we had to wait 40 minutes for anyone to take our order. We even approached 2...More

2  Thank 99Luftballons
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We did not plan to stop at the Riverdeck Restaurant, but what a surprise! We noticed a lot of cars in front of the restaurant which is always a good sign! We first sat outside as the restaurant was full. They have a small play...More

1  Thank Wscott010
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This will be my perfect halfway stop for the Curry Cup season when we have to play the Kings in PE,the tents are super perfect for a boys weekend and stay over.Me my wife and son were there on the weekend of 29/05/2015 for a...More

1  Thank Mcrmc2015
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Yummy warm chicken salad. Charming waitress. Even the dog was welcome. Everyone loved their meals. Served on enamel plates. Playground for kids and even canoes for hire. One could spend a pleasant afternoon there.

2  Thank TriciaAnnW
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Really a spectacular spot that is great for children as well - True South African food. Service could be a touch better - The food was awesome

1  Thank trevor312564
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

The location is great, overlooking the river. Really a fun atmosphere. The food service, unfortunately, was not very good; server couldn't figure a lot of things out. The food was average at best.

1  Thank doctoryes
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful afternoon at this venue. Reasonable prices and great food. Ordered a pizza , thin crust and fresh topping. Had the boerewors and rooster koek it was great. The setting is what make the place, rustic but good service with couches to lounge...More

1  Thank Benny1965
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buffalo Bay Road, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 73 488 6341
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