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The Drydock Food Co

Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7310
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (90 reviews)
“oysters” (52 reviews)
“lamb curry” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 713 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely a great setting and views over the waterfront. The staff being enthusiastic and fun! :) the food was definitely great and filled the gap quite nicely! Price wise it is higher, but it is the waterfront, saw that coming. I am pretty sure I...More

Thank stephansteyn89
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were seated right next to the window with an excellent view of the harbor. Our waiter, Stefan, was very friendly and attentive - it was a refreshing change from having to constantly flag down your waiter like in other establishments we've visited. I had...More

Thank kjcarstens
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was there a couple of week ago with a few friends for lunch. The atmosphere was great, the food was top class and service was friendly and attentive. We all had a wonderful time, will definitely visit again when i'm back in Knysna.

Thank yvonnevn89
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great venue with even better service. Our waitress made our experience perfect. Will see us again, when in the area.

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find! We had a fantastic Father's Day lunch, we were served by Nwabisa Eutshane, and she was just amazing. She could answer all our questions about the food on the menu. The food was really delicious! Sushi was rather small but very...More

Thank Lorisa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We use this restaurant because the Protea Hotel does not have a restaurant and this restaurant accepts Prokards. The food is really pricy and not that good. For two small pieces of spare ribs (kids portion) you pay R75 - around Cape Town you would...More

Thank Tastystyles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of pasta, salads, meat and fish - great all rounder. The fully stocked bar is the center of the restaurant with seating overlooking the yacht harbor and lake. Lots of activity inside the restaurant (live music) and outside ( boats coming and going)....More

Thank RonelRogers
Reviewed 1 week ago

An early lunch for us so the place was quite empty on arrival, by the time we left (1pm) it was almost full. Very warm and friendly welcome by the Manager. Starters fish cake and phyllo parcels - tasty and nicely presented. Mains for me...More

Thank African_Albatross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh oysters complimentary with a beer and the king klip were superb! My wife had the veg sushi and vegetable roulade which was very good. Wonderful views and warm Fire place. Excellent

1  Thank 531ravib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived about 5pm and told there were no window seats left but later they were able to find us table facing the bay. Although famous for its oysters we were quite disappointed when we tried two medium coastal oysters - I'm pleased we didn't...More

Thank GeorgeE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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