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The Oyster Catcher - CLOSED

Knysna Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 9995
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible15%
3 Jan 2014
“Knocked Down!”
30 Jul 2013
“Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Knysna Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2014

Not only closed down but building brought down and removed months ago! Come on Tripadvisor whats the point of keeping this spot open? Remove it so at least the others below can move up one position!

2  Thank MalkieM
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Sad to see that this place had closed. No one seems to know why. Always seemed busy, a little off the main drag in Knysna but great views, food and service.

3  Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 21 July 2013

This is a basic eating location on the water edge which serves excellent oysters and seafood. The sitting area is a little basic and does not lend itself to a long lunch or dinner with friends.

Thank rogainer
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Had a good time, price was a little high, saw seals frolicking for about a half hour. You need to understand what is likely to be seen in the season you are there. During whale season, this would be the way to go! Crew friendly...More

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The food was fantastic, great warm feeling about the place With a good view, great service We can recomed this place for sure

Thank Hilda J
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Rustic, on the water's edge and with great oysters, The Oyster Catcher is a tradition EVERY time we go to Knysna. No other Oyster place has the atmosphere of this place. I'm no expert on oysters its simple but sweet.

Thank planetcalire
Reviewed 5 April 2013

After asking locals where to get oysters, this was the place that seemed to be overall choice. They had several choices of local oysters, lots of beer and wine to choose from and a great view with a friendly staff. The atmosphere was nice as...More

Thank njword420
Reviewed 28 January 2013

We came across this place one evening and stopped and had a bottle of wine as we had already eaten. The manager was a friendly chap and said "come along tomorrow" So the next day we went again and had a very friendly "hello, I've...More

Thank jimiti
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Had an amazing lunch at the Oyster Catcher consisting of Oysters and champange. Their prices are very reasonable and you overlook the lake. Only thing we had a problem with is that we asked for some potato wedges and salad to go with our oysters...More

Thank TrudiG_13
Reviewed 8 January 2013

this used to be the best spot in knysna for sundowners and oysters......... what a pitty the service is bad ,in experienced waiters if it where not for the barman there would be no service.the manageress ambles around eating popcorn and doughnuts which is also...More

Thank billy b
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 9995
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