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169 Duthie Drive | Belvidere Estate, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great venue, great location, good food! That's all I have, but TripAdvisor won't allow me to post it if I don't have a min of 100 words...

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Thank Danie J
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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118 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

A lovely set menu restaurant with fine wines and delectable food. Reservation is a must as they get pretty full up every night.

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Thank gobeyondtravels
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Excellent food and wine at Caroline's Bistro. The service is second to none...and the staff awesome...

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Thank LondonSpike
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is located in a historic building on the outskirts of Knysna. Great views across the lagoon to central Knysna. Not easy to find but well worth the effort. 3 course set menu with fairly standard fare (mains were beef, fish or chicken) would have liked to seen a more adventurous option. Service was very good and as our family... More 

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Thank Bokkiwinz
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

The setting is beautifu, the perfect place to have a wedding receptionl. We sat outside on the veranda and had our meals. The waitress was was friendly and helpful. We received good, attentive service. It was a set three course menu, with three choices under each course. My family enjoyed the food especially the desserts.

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Thank 123Yolfer
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Well presented and perfectly cooked food on a beautifully decorated table. 9 guests all gave this their thumbs up. Sublime non intrusive service. Well matched wines and cocktails too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

A perfect two day stay at Belvidiere Manor in April 2015 was only upset by the owner of Cottage 22 arriving in the Bell Pub with (a flock of hadeda's) 4 loud precocious pre-teens who ruined most peoples dinner on that evening.

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Thank AGBARTRAM
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

The problem with the restaurant at present is the low 'visibility'. I spoke to one resident at the Belvidere Manor hotel (within which it is situated) who didn't know it existed until I told him. A new menu is produced daily, and I understand that this will now be placed in room of every resident. The daily menu has three... More 

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Thank Barrie T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

The food is excellent and eating out in the evening overlooking the lagoon and he lights of Knysna is quite stunning

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

Lovely dinning room in the old Manor House as the weather was not good enough for dinner on the terrace. Bernie and his team provided great service. We had scallops for starters along with sole in shrimp sauce - all washed down with a well priced Chardonnay. We have booked to return later in the week

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Duthie Drive | Belvidere Estate, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
Description
In the Belvidere Manor Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?