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Chatters Bistro

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9a Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 0203
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious pizza here, served by very friendly staff. Nice atmosphere too. Be sure to make reservations as this is a popular place!

Thank Nefertete
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to try Chatters by a lady running a cafe in Knysna. What a good recommendation. Although I wasn't planning to eat pizza that evening, I must admit that it was really very good, with a properly thin crisp base. A vegetarian starter was fresh and tasty. When it came to dessert, our charming waitress recommended a small... More 

Thank revitalise
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a personnel choice but nice. Thought the prices were a bit expensive but under new management. Coffee was good and staff friendly.

Thank Melanie C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chatters had been highly recommended earlier in the day by friends. So on a lovely hot day in Knysna this was a lovely place to be. We were looked after by Keith and later by owner Rob who were both attentive and proud of this excellent establishment. Chatters is on Gray Street a vibrant section which runs down into the... More 

Thank Billy B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Chatters for the 1st time in 2 years last week and I'm definitely going there again as soon as I can. Lovely ambience whether sitting inside or outside. Service was good and so was the food. Definitely worth a try for lunch or breakfast.

Thank Jeanne V
Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pizzeria with authentic flavors. Helpful people in advice of the menu and wine. Even though very crowded, you still have perfect privacy. A must do restaurant.

Thank Spikegeert
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

It's an itallian with nice pizzas The service (waitresses) were very nice and professional. Nice place to go Attention about the kitchen opening hours!!!!

Thank Vaskovskyy
Northern Ireland
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

In truth, Knysna is not about fine dining. It's about feeding the multitude of tourists that flock there every summer. We have tried all of the most popular eateries in town but none has pleased us more than Chatters. It may just be a simple Italian bistro but the food is (in most parts) freshly prepared and the service is... More 

Thank Photopedia
Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you usually get takeaway pizza then you are in for a treat. These are the best pizzas in South Africa! Fabulous thin crispy base cooked to perfection in wood burning ovens and service and price phenomenal.great value, great service.

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Easily the best pizzas we have had in South Africa. Indeed better than some we had in Rome. Great service, great pizzas, great price. You must eat here!

1 Thank mpetermccoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9a Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 0203
Chatters is famous for thin-n-crispy, made-to-order pizzas, a great wine list and home-made desserts. Owner-run, with a casual feel and friendly service style. Outside garden area for warm summer evenings and an inside area with a wood-burning stove, or an enclosed patio for the cooler winter evenings. Extensive wine list available (corkage not permitted and no license for take-away alcohol). Please book to avoid disappointment.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?