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Daniela`s at Leisure Isle Lodge

87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 384 0462
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“chili” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
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87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Tasty food in a cozy space with few tables.... The staff are friendly. Good for families or couples.

Thank Rafaella P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Group of 8 friends- all ordered different meals- great quality & fantastic setting Lamb shank the best

Thank Andre S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

First: the original cook who brought the good ratings has long left the place. Still, the first evening we were very impressed with the food and service. The second however was a slight joke - read my hotel review. We don´t know what happend in...More

1  Thank Januschka
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were staying just a short distance from Daniela's so this was extremely convenient for us. We were a little surprised that there was no-one to do a "meet and greet" at the door on our arrival and also no-one behind the bar initially. In...More

Thank akay07
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Intimate restaurant with nice view, friendly service and good food. However, they serve imported water from France!!(environmentally friendly?) Price per bottle R65. There is excellent water in South Africa that can be served in restaurants. It is like serving imported wine from France in stead...More

1  Thank charlottaSweden
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We have visited Knysna for many years and have never used this restaurant. This year we thought we would try it and certainly we're not disappointed. It is in a fabulous location on the edge of the lagoon looking towards the Heads. We were greeted...More

Thank Makalolo
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Daniela's is the only restaurant on Leisure Isle and offers a lovely dining experience. Nice decor and style, personal service and small but excellent menu. The curry and the beef fillet are our favorites. Advance booking is essential, and preference is given to guests of...More

Thank polartravel
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a top notch eating experience which you need to book in advance to get in. The menu is small but the quality of the food more than makes up for that. Views across the lagoon are well worth the look.

Thank g_heneaghan
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Beautiful setting with Leisure Island lodge. A fairly small restaurant which makes the experience feel personal. Staff were friendly and attentive and the food was absolutely delicious. A three course meal with wine was very well priced. Definitely give Daniela's a try.

1  Thank SurreyDeedee
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A bit pretentious but nice room. My wife's glass of Merlo was served in a brandy glass? Bit of a gimmick I suppose. I ordered a risotto, it came in a huge soup bowl! I had to send it back to be transferred to a...More

Thank WilcoBraintree
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 384 0462
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