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Tapas and Oysters

££ - £££, Seafood, Sushi
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (290 reviews)
“oysters” (181 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 651 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat for a lunch to enjoy the lovely ocean view, but the food and the service was very mediocre. We will not come back.

Thank brgali
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just have to have oysters when in Knysna and this is the place. Great mezze menu and craft beer selection.

Thank LeighanneZA
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent as well as the setting , the oysters were seriously disappointing and over priced for the size. Prawns were ment to be Tigers and they were so small, mussels were fair.

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had two excellent meals here: lunch and dinner. There’s a good range of tapas, sushi, pizza and pub meals. The staff were very friendly and attentive. We had a great time on both occasions. Highly recommended

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at Tapas&Oysters on Thesen Island the food was very tasty, the staff friendly and the atmosphere lovely-fast becoming one of my favorite places to eat in Knysna

Thank jennybG2131HQ
Reviewed 14 July 2018

loving the loud music and drinks fun vibes and good managers always keeping customers happy. The best drinking hole in town

Thank Foodlover0044
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We were part of a very large party. This is tapas style food meant to be shared but unfortunately most of the people didn't seem to get the eating style and ordered a portion or "pan" for themselves. Pity. Tapas are served in smallish bowl...More

Thank Frikkiedakiwi
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very busy with lots of things happening at the same time! Good vibe, good music with good food. Singing and dancing was encouraged!

Thank andrebotha99
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Where to start? How could a restaurant with any sense of integrity post this on their wall? You’ll notice that the sign is now missing. We took the liberty of removing it for you. :)

1  Thank georgiechappel
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Sushi and cocktails were amazing! There was live music which made the evening that much more pleasurable. I will definitely pop in again!

Thank NicolaP1296
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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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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