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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“fish curry” (3 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

From the light hearted, entertaining but very professional staff to the decor and setting & most importantly the incredible food, my wife and I enjoyed our evening at Danielas from start to finish!

1  Thank SeanoPienaar
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We booked Danielas based on reviews and when we arrived in our taxi at night we thought we had the wrong address as it looked like someones home. Once inside that homely feel continued as the Daniela's staff made us feel so welcome. We were...More

Thank mattandy
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went to the restaurant in behalf of the good reviews. The starters were very good, but then the main course was somewhat disappointing. My wife hat the fish and prawn curry which was not really spiced and there was not enough sauce to eat...More

1  Thank thepharmacist86
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It is hard not to like this restaurant. Splendid location at the lagoon, semi-formal setting, friendly staff (perhaps a bit on the pushy side), winelist presents a decent overview of upper middle class SA wines. The kitchen deserves special mention: the crew behind the fires...More

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Daniela's had been recommended as a good place to dine whilst staying on Leisure Isle. We enjoyed the surroundings which were well presented, clean and orderly. The food was good but not quite as good as we had been led to believe. We also felt...More

Thank akay07
Reviewed 11 June 2016

While we had a really great fish curry for dinner at this restaurant our experience of breakfast was less than positive. Their service was very slow and the eggs were drenched in oil. I have provided my opinion and a more detailed experience under the...More

Thank CorneCapeTown
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We had a dinner at Daniela's . It was a nice experience, good food, nice & friendly stuff. We enjoyed our dinner over there. Very nice place also to stay.

Thank Mada1234
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I stayed at this lodge a couple times back in 2007 and enjoyed the food there tremendously. I wanted to see if they had that same standard since. I booked a table by email which was confirmed. We arrived and we had a drink whilst...More

Thank Geckoland
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Food excellent. Service quick. Worth a visit. Fine dining. The LODGE IS GREAT. Presentable. White table cloths.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Overall we had a really good experience here. Staff were very friendly, welcomed us to bar for a drink, and offered some snacks. Lovely setting and decor, restaurant side is small and intimate. Some tables possibly a little close to one another? Food was very...More

Thank tavisgeer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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