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Tapas and Oysters

) #18 of 116 Restaurants in Knysna €€ - €€€ , Seafood, Sushi
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (254 reviews)
“oysters” (156 reviews)
“nachos” (22 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We went with friends and had such a great time. The tapas are very tasty and fairly inexpensive. I would definitely go here again!

Thank Lila22
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tapas and Oysters had the best quality oysters during the Knysna Oyster Festival. We tried the award winning "Chiquila" oyster which has a little kick in it and flavours that boggle the mind. They also serve a really good range of tapas. The vibe is...More

Thank IlseB630
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Seriously recommend the legend burger be put on to the menu. Ask a waitress for the off-menu tapas burger. Beronique, our waitress, recommended it and it was delicious! Very nice atmosphere and yummy food.

Thank gmac7474
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a Wednesday night it was full which gave a very nice atmosphere especially with the live band. The food is very good and well priced but I'm afraid the wine list prices were way too high. Beyerskloof was almost R200 a bottle...does this mean...More

Thank derekp591
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my dad went to Tapas last night. The live entertainment was very good. band from cape town that realy set the standards hight. We had 4 Oyster specials and Jalepeno poppers. It was great! Beer was ice cold so I'm happy! I definitely...More

Thank Andre W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is really amazing at this fantastic setting, right next to the little harbour. Service is quick and the staff are super professional and friendly. Live music too! The beer-batter fish is a must!

Thank YvetteGoussard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tapas & Oysters is a good place to relax and enjoy time with friends. You can enjoy a variety of foods on offer as meals are small and meant to be shared. The home made chili tequila is dangerous. The service was excellent, ambiance very...More

Thank bos810
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful lunch! They changed the batter of the chicken tenders! Amazing! Try the honey mustard chicken bits aswell! Delish!!!!

Thank annieplett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice pub with sports TV and surprisingly - oysters! great choice of wild and harvested oysters, seasoned or pure. very friendly, though not overly obtrusive, staff.

Thank Shnitser A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat the setting. From just having a drink and watching the water to half price sushi night Wednesdays with love music. This is a lovely venue. The staff are friendly and always available. Prices a little on the heavy side but you pay...More

Thank Cara B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7196
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A fun, vibey tapas restaurant situated on Thesen Island at the waters edge. Live music, sushi, global tapas and friendly service. A place not to be missed...
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