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Classico Cuisine - CLOSED

Shop 17 Knysna Street | Shop 17 , Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 7259
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
17 Oct 2013
26 Jul 2013
“Dissapointed :-(”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Shop 17 Knysna Street | Shop 17 , Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 October 2013 via mobile

Classico is no more, they closed end of Sept. A new German restaurant will open later. Hope they are better

Thank diantours
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I'm a local and looked forward to visit Classico for the 1st time. I loved the neat appearance and the atmosphere was relaxed. There were only 3 tables (very quiet evening). The waitress was friendly and helpful. We ordered a seafood platter for two. The...More

Thank Jules_Smirf
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Right let me start by saying i was here not so long ago round about end Feb beginning March and the restaurant needed some work to be done to the interior of shop this has been done and is a vast inprovement......... Thats all positive...........More

Thank travellingsa_13
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Just finished dinner at Classico and the only word to describe the food was rancid. I am pretty sure the steaks were pre-cooked and then frozen and then defrosted in the microwave before being served. The mash had a strange boarding school cabbage smell however...More

Thank Graeme L
Reviewed 29 June 2013

All four of us were pleased with our meals. Juicy steaks with hot crispy chips. Deliciously spicy lamb curry. Good sized portions. Service from Sharief and Lisa was excellent. Definitely coming back here again. However, we preferred the look of white tablecloths.

Thank littledrummergirlS
Reviewed 28 May 2013

This restaurant at the knysna water front was one of the best value for money meals in knysna. It has daily specials and we had the rib special on Monday night. Brilliant. Well worth the effort of going out on cold winter nights!

1  Thank temeintjes
Reviewed 20 May 2013

A really fantastic evening ! Great spare ribs - fantastic value ! Staff and service good . We will definitely return .

Thank Peterazzie
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Great food best steaks in a long time perfectly cooked well done chef Garth Good service all round BUT..... Restaurant lacking warmth and atmosphere would be an awesome place with some changes to the shop. Will definitely be back for the food!!!!

Thank local traveller a
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Nothing spectacular - rather plain and ordinary. The view is good, the interior okay - but the food is just ..... food. Also rather expensive for what you get!!!

Thank EBotes
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Classico was recommended by our Guest House manager (and it turned out the restaurant manager used to work there). Good location on the somewhat disappointing and rather cheap Waterfront complex but the food was clumsy; my wife's seafood soup had a rich, tomato sauce making...More

Thank Simon M
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Restaurant Details

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US$6 - US$25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 17 Knysna Street | Shop 17 , Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7259
  • E-mail
Superbly set in the heart of the Garden Route, Classico is situated at the Knysna Waterfront. Perched on the water’s edge, with splendid views and sunsets, you are sure to find this great restaurant a superb venue, catering for everyone’s needs. The Marina helps to create a very special experience, which we endeavour to enhance with our comprehensive menu and friendly service. Here you will be treated with warmth, sincerity and a desire to please. The restaurant lends itself to a welcoming and relaxed ambience and offers the ideal setting for a scenic lunch or romantic dinner in tranquil surrounds. Patrons have a choice of eating inside or outside on the terrace as both areas offer panoramic views of the Marina and Knysna Estuary. The terrace is completely covered and therefore weather-proof.The menu is known for its mouth-watering selection of the freshest seafood, fish & meat dishes as well as delicious home baked desserts. We also cater for vegetarians. Complementing this, you'll find a range of South African local wines, beers and spirits. Spend a lazy afternoon sampling our fresh oysters and colourful cocktails. This is the perfect venue to enjoy an early evening drink with someone special while watching the sun set over Knysna.Whether dining by yourself or as a couple or as a family or even as a large party, you can rest assured that every effort is made to make your experience as memorable as possible. We will always strive to offer you good value and quality and are reasonably priced for the generous portions we serve. Tour operators and tour guides can relax in the comfort of knowing that their tour group will have a warm welcome and be superbly catered for in breath-taking surroundings.In fact, your trip to the Garden Route would not be complete without a visit to Classico where your every visit is a memorable one…How to get to usFrom Cape Town, take the N2 towards Knysna. Turn right into Gray Street and proceed straight down the road to the Knysna Quays. From Port Elizabeth turn left into Gray Street and proceed straight down the road to the Knysna Quays.We are on the right hand side of the complex on ground level.
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