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Le Opera Restaurant

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Woolworths Shopping Mall | Main Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Johannesburg
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is such a gem in the mall with interesting eats and a nice menu. Great snacks and lunches. However, the staff are sometimes really lax. Hopefully the management will do something about it. This could be a real wonderful experience with excellent service.

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Thank Linda S
Knysna, South Africa
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Not only is the coffee good, but the egg and bacon toasted sandwich is so large it is best shared! Their croissants are also the best in town!

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Thank Louis and Judi L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

So although the food is tasty (but no exceptional), we found the service really poor here. We had to ask for knives and forks, they brought the food and drinks at different intervals with my friend waiting about 15 minutes for his food while we already had ours.. they also forgot to bring his drink and he had to reorder... More 

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Thank megzc01
Durbanville
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A lovely spot to rest the weary legs or feet whilst roaming around Knysna. Situated in the mall but not too noisy. Seating is comfortable. Nice selection of good coffees as well as snacks, cakes and muffins.

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Thank BWM55
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very good food: pancakes, burgers, sandwiches and toasts. I highly recommend this place for having a great lunch

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Thank Dennis K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This cafe offered us a warm and cheerful spot to have coffee on a rainy afternoon. It had a nice homey atmosphere - was comfortable and the waitress was very friendly. The cafe offers a good selection of breakfasts and lunches. Our food was well prepared and tasty. They could have been a little more generous with the scrambled eggs... More 

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Thank bobbyvdm
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I dont like giving bad ratings. Suggestion to the owner, to work on his her floor as staff member. Something lacking. Best square pancake i had. Will request a dollop of icecream and a smile when next we visit.

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Thank MargieRichterWilmot
Johannesburg
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Always a winner for a light meal or just a cup of coffee and some cake. We often have coffee and cake here. Then owners is on hand. Service is always friendly.

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Thank Linda S
Knysna, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Our favourite on the menu has got to be the savory chicken pancake! Service is good even when they are very busy!

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Thank Metelerkamps
Plettenberg Bay
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Understaff. Bad service. You order and never get your food. I will never go back. There is a lot of better quality coffee shops and restaurants around

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Thank GardenRouteFriend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woolworths Shopping Mall | Main Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?