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Cruise Cafe

Remembrance Avenue | The Featherbed Company, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 1693
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Remembrance Avenue | The Featherbed Company, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We live in Knysna and generally try to spread our custom around. We avoided Cruise Cafe for a long time and now we are not sure why. Superb location on the Lagoon, excellent service and good, honest food. Cruise is now a regular on our...More

Thank JohanMoolman
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

thank you Johan!! We love it when the locals enjoy Cruise Cafe!! Please do visit again!!

Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a table on the deck overlooking the Lagoon .Perfect view. The service was excellent very attentive to the customers. Cocktails,wine and food were great. A very good place I would recommend to friends.

Thank 352jeanclaudel
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Always enjoy the meals and admostphere here. Good food and service and excellent location. The lamb rack comes highly recommended

Thank RobertsMary1970
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at Cruise Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for your comments!

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very poor meal here, it was a quiet evening for the restaurant and the staff instead of focusing on their clients spent most of the time chatting to each other . So service was slow when it shouldn't have been and I...More

Thank FoxPatricia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely restaurant departing point for cruises to the Knysna heads, good price and variety of foods. welcoming and warm staff. not over priced

Thank Marcela B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped here for a late lunch. Service was great and food was good. The setting, decor and menu presentation remind one of a casual beach restaurant but the food and presentation lean more to fine dining. All in all, a pleasant contrast. Yummy warm bread...More

Thank GfamilyDS
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were part of a Grand Circle tour group and went to this restaurant as part of an included meal. There were 43 of us, including our guide and driver. We had a choice of several dinners and everyone enjoyed the meal. The wait staff...More

Thank KTSunny
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant has an entertaining menu with some great choices. The food was great and so was the service.

Thank AvrilCapeTown
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

On the waterfront at Knysna, Cruise Cafe offers a great view over the lagoon and lovely range of good food. It's also the home of an historic paddle steamer. Great place to watch the sun setting.

Thank Peter_guest
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Cruise cafe is becoming a favourite. With a wonderful view of the Knysna Lagoon and a great atmosphere , the quality of the food just tops it off! It is definitely a place to go to for an enjoyable evening!!!

Thank Aimee G
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Response from suyenneb | Reviewed this property |
it's a sit down restaurant with an amazing view
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Remembrance Avenue | The Featherbed Company, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 1693
  • E-mail
Cruise Cafe is known for its fresh seafood and modern styled cuisine, a relaxed atmosphere with exceptional views of the Knysna Lagoon. Cruise Cafe presents diners with a soothing yet sophisticated ambiance, graced by lots of blond wood, sepia coloured alcoves and enlarged nautical photographs. Enjoy specialty coffees and classy cocktails on the lagoon deck with superb views, or sample the delightful breakfasts, healthy lunches and mouth-watering dinners from our fine selection of menu items.
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