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Le Maquis

14B Gray St, Knysna 6520, South Africa
+27 82 257 7852
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“amuse bouche” (10 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (8 reviews)
“duck fillet” (5 reviews)
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French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14B Gray St, Knysna 6520, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a wonderful evening, our hosts were gracious and welcoming , the service and food - (flavors and presentation) were of the highest standard. Definite repeat!

Thank 480susan1949
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I ate our way through 8+ restuarants over 5 days during our honeymoon in Knysna - and NONE of them even vaguely compare to the beautiful experience that we enjoyed at Le Maquis with Remi and Cathy. We cannot recommend them more...More

1  Thank gibsoncraigsa
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here in november 2016. This was at the previous location which I really really loved! It looked like a beach house with a magnificent view. So I'm a little bit dissapointed to hear it's nog longer located there. The food was so lovely,...More

Thank yelski
remycathy, Owner at Le Maquis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your review, we look forward to host you on your next trip in Knysna. Unfortunatly our previous premices on Phantom Pass had burnt to the ground durint the terrible fires that ragged in knysna 10 days ago. but i am sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Remy and Murielle just opened their restaurant at Gray St in Knysna and we must say we enjoyed every little bit(e) of it. While waiting for our food we got some pita bread with homemade humus, tapenade and tomatojam. After that an amuse that makes...More

Thank joannezondag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remy and Cathy, the owners, reopened their charming restaurant last Thursday, we were lucky to be able to book for Friday evening. We were looked after well by Cathy who placed our orders and Remy who cooked and brought our food. All our dishes were...More

Thank Timmerhus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have wanted to eat with them for so long!!! Opening night in new venue was Thursday, we booked for Friday and we were blown away!!! From brilliant service, attention to detail to the amazing food. Go hungry as the portions are generous! Beautiful new...More

Thank AlexRicour
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was hands down our favorite restaurant in Knysna and among all that we tried on the Garden Route. It’s run by a charming and outgoing couple, Remy in the kitchen and Cathy in the front room, though Remy came out frequently to chat with...More

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed 11 April 2017

An old renovated building alongside and overlooking the Knysna River run by a French lady and her Sicilian husband. Both of them take time to introduce you to the menu and answer any questions. Food produced is fresh, tasty and all freshly prepared by Remi....More

Thank ReinhardtCapeTown
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fine dinning at its best, excellent service, lovely location, definitely the ideal spot to spoil a loved one. Food was excellent,

Thank Craig D N
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Cathy and Remy continue to provide a special dining experience for their guests. We look forward to visiting them in their new premises on our return to Knysna next year.

Thank Brian O
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Hi, Peter. What would you like to know about this restaurant? Hi, I would like to reserve a table for 2 during our stay in South Africa, on either Friday the 10th or Monday the 13th of March 2017 at 7-30 pm approx., could you please advise best way to complete thanks. Best Wishes Pete
12 February 2017|
Response from temeintjes | Reviewed this property |
Hi peter. You will need to contact the restaurant directly for reservations. Enjoy
Can U.please supply e-mail address .Thanks Harold
19 July 2016|
Response from remycorsica | Property representative |
Hi Cant write my email adress on tripadvisor it will be taken away by the system. you can find it on the website. kind regards Remy
This will be my 1st. visit to South Africa & I have no idea how much a good meal should cost excluding wine.You clearly had a great meal here.How much should I expect to pay for just ! diner?Many thanks Harold
17 July 2016|
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Response from remycorsica | Property representative |
Hi harold. Coming from uk you may find the same prices very affordable. In a place like mine a starter range from R40 (camembert to share per pers)to R120 (scallops). Main are from R120 to R180 a dessert is R45. In Sa some... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14B Gray St, Knysna 6520, South Africa (Formerly Die Gieter's Cathy & Remy Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 82 257 7852
  • E-mail
In the Heart of Knysna, enjoy French Cuisine by French Chefs in a cosy, relaxed but intimate place.
Only 30 seats, so booking is essential

NB : Our liquor licence is in process, so please bring your own wines
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