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Chatters Bistro

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9a Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 0203
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We walked past Chatters and the smell of wood fired pizza immediately got our attention. Even though they were very close to fully booked the owner made a plan and gave us a lovely table in the garden. The pizza was AMAZING, great taste, perfect size and the atmosphere is stunning. The staff are all very friendly and the service... More 

1 Thank liebenbergerik
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I am not really a pizza person, only ever go for ham & pineapple which my husband thinks is just weird, but it was one of the best ones have ever had!

1 Thank Moonpig77
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

I was visiting my girlfriend in Knysna and she recommended we go eat at chatters because they had amazing pizza and we did. The service was great, we were well looked after, Our waiter Porshe was amazing. We didn't have to wait long for our food it was out very quickly. We had a pizza, we ordered a base and... More 

2 Thank Carlvin G
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59 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Our family had an evening meal here in January while visiting the Knysna area. Casual dining with outside seating and a fun atmosphere. Food was good, especially the caprese salad. They had run out of a few items when we were there but told us upon our arrival not to order those items. A highlight was the gluten free pizza... More 

1 Thank mary m
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Was looking forward to coming here long before I got to Knysna - one of my favourite restaurants. Pizza's are excellent - love the amount of avo on the Alexander!! Best restaurant in Knysna!

1 Thank Jarred P
Bromborough, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Very popular restaurant, got a table on the (cool) inside. Warned from the outset about slow service, food arrived more quickly than stated. Very pleasant and attentive staff. Lovely Greek platter and a baked Brie for starters, then a great thin base pizza.

2 Thank Jo M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I love going to restaurants with this type of atmosphere. Professional service but with that home feel. Run by a family were they all pitch in, nice to see 'Dad' in the corner folding serviettes :) We ordered Pizzas and they were fantastic! The desserts were not great but not bad either. I will definitely go back over and over... More 

1 Thank 297clarec
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Food was good, an average pizza with a great selection of types and toppings, little soggy but quality of ingredients was up there with the best. Management a little up tight for my liking and not happy to cater for couples but more interested in the bigger groups. But service was good. I would go back.

Thank MLSKfam
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

We went here for lunch. It was nice to sit outside. They have a large pizza offering, so we decided to give these a try. Both our pizzas were very good. It took quite some time for our food to be served, but the terrace is lovely so that was fine. Staff was friendly. They have Appletiser (and Grapetiser), which... More 

1 Thank Belgian101
Knysna, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Just bought 4 pizza's from Chatters as take-aways. Vegetarian, Tropical, Hawaiian and a Focaccia with garlic and Feta cheese. The Focaccia was more like a biscuit being very rigid. The other 3 pizza's were tasteless and the bottom of the pizza bases were plastered in dry flour. Can't say I was very pleased with the service either. Stood waiting for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9a Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 0203
Chatters is famous for thin-n-crispy, made-to-order pizzas, a great wine list and home-made desserts. Owner-run, with a casual feel and friendly service style. Outside garden area for warm summer evenings and an inside area with a wood-burning stove, or an enclosed patio for the cooler winter evenings. Extensive wine list available (corkage not permitted and no license for take-away alcohol). Please book to avoid disappointment.

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