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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
87 Bayswater Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a top notch eating experience which you need to book in advance to get in. The menu is small but the quality of the food more than makes up for that. Views across the lagoon are well worth the look.

Thank g_heneaghan
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Beautiful setting with Leisure Island lodge. A fairly small restaurant which makes the experience feel personal. Staff were friendly and attentive and the food was absolutely delicious. A three course meal with wine was very well priced. Definitely give Daniela's a try.

1  Thank SurreyDeedee
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A bit pretentious but nice room. My wife's glass of Merlo was served in a brandy glass? Bit of a gimmick I suppose. I ordered a risotto, it came in a huge soup bowl! I had to send it back to be transferred to a...More

Thank WilcoBraintree
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Daniela's for our first night in Knysna by recommendation of a good friend. The hotel it's situated in is beautiful and Daniela's interior is that of understated elegance. The food was fantastic and the service unobtrusive. Small menu which is great....More

Thank Morne M
Reviewed 4 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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