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The Drydock Food Co

Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7310
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (101 reviews)
“oysters” (56 reviews)
“lamb curry” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 798 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked New Year's eve and had an excellent experience. The restaurant is very well located and our food and service was nothing short of being excellent.

Thank Krishan1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving here at 19:30 on a Friday night to be met with a view of the sun setting over the Waterfront. I ordered the Hana Platter, a cheaper (cheaper in comparison to the rest!) It was a selection of salmon, tuna, avocado and cucumber maki...More

Thank Megan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the edge of the water front. The food was amazing. If you love lamb, then order their lamb curry..u will love it

Thank ndingoho m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following a boat trip on the lake, we decided to eat at the Drydock on the recommendation of our tour guide. We chose the daily specials, starting with some of the freshest oysters I've eaten. This was followed by some beautifully cooked hake. The service...More

Thank cedar11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 12 and we were not disappointed... our table had both a stunning view of the waterfront and lagoon. The food was outstanding - our table noted that the hake was fresh and steaks cooked to perfection. We were equally Imptressed by...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived, 6pm no table by window ,although requested on booking. Suggested no such request made and name of member of staff taking booking requested. Menu limited range of fish . Cream and wine sauce for mussels so thick (flour) could have used as wallpaper paste....More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Drydock twice in the past few weeks. Both experiences were good. The food is ok, pricing is reasonable. They did get the food order wrong once which was a little irritating but overall if you are at the waterfront in Knysna make this...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend finished her seafood soup and felt unwell. We moved to a nearby couch where she immediately threw up her just eaten food onto the large rug which had to be removed. The manager was apologetic, but when I said that the problem was...More

Thank Taipan11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the the version of the day, which was not so great.The sirloin and prawns not good at all. The ribs seemed fine. We reserved a table for 5 at 6pm, when we came in we seated at the centre and asked for a...More

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous restaurant on the Knysna Waterfront. The food was amazing, I had the per-peri chicken, which was cooked to perfection and hubby had the seafood platter for 1. Both were perfect and we coupled it with a bottle of Leopard's Leap Lookout wine, which is...More

Thank Aarti S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7310
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