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Tapas and Oysters

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, Sushi
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (266 reviews)
“oysters” (164 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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61 - 70 of 590 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We tried the chiquilla oyster and found it interesting. The smoorsnoek (smoked snoek with South African spices) came with to much tomato sauce and far too little snoek, and was disappointing. The nachos with Malay flavoured beef were plentiful and tasty. The flash fried chick...More

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Good service, great entertainment, excellent food, stunning drinks. The only reason I am marking this venue down is because you pay the same for a tapas portion of food than a standard portion anywhere else ..... which adds up....

2  Thank LaraB1972
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered tapas and I was blown away! Not only was the food amazing! But so was the service! The best vibe which made my friends and I enjoy the experience even more!

2  Thank SavDawson
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We went there with friends. Looking for a place to have a nice drink with live band!I think the only place with live band....Very nice vibe and the tapas were good as well. Will definetely come back there. You can dance on the table and...More

2  Thank diane052016
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight without a reservation. Dane Williams was our waiter and he offered superb advice on the menu. Exceptionally effective service. Checked in with us regularly but wasn't a nuisance. He has aa lovely charm about him and had a good rapport with the tables...More

1  Thank TravelcriticCapeTown
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This restaurant is called tapa's. which effectively means "variety" but all the food we ordered came in one at a time, about when we finished one plate we got the next. When we complained to the waitress, she just exclaimed, that this is the way...More

Thank Gerhard d
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Like tequila and hot stuff... This is the place to go... And they'll even bring you a glass of milk for the weak ... What a lovely time we had, great service, ice cold beer, amazing tapas, will be back for more, not sure if...More

Thank Antoinette v
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and big variety. Beautiful scenery. Lively atmosphere and lots of entertainment for the kids

Thank Maryke K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fabulous extra large oysters! Glass of wine. Watching the boats and kyakers pass. Outdoor tables. Water views. Oysters are Great!!

Thank mlhfoley
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Only good thing about this place is the location. Service is poor. Had an oyster that was off. The rest of oysters was good but at a place like this you should not be getting even 1 bad oyster. The dolmades tapas does not even...More

Thank Choppie V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 9
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7196
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Description
A fun, vibey tapas restaurant situated on Thesen Island at the waters edge. Live music, sushi, global tapas and friendly service. A place not to be missed...
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