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The Project Bar

$$ - $$$Sushi, ,
| TH 28, Thesen Island, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 4874
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“focaccia” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Sushi, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| TH 28, Thesen Island, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a frustrating long wait on a Sushi Platter we ordered with our drinks at this bar but this is not a negative review. I usually do not write reviews but feel that Marco the manager and Zamie our waiter deserve recognition for the...More

Thank jamesdupreez293
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we made our reservation to the time of our arrival we were treated wonderfully. Our waitron Zami was an absolute jem. He was informative, courteous and went out of his way to make sure we were happy. Marco thank you aswell for...More

Thank Mishqua A
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

If I lived in Knysna this would be my local sunset and cocktails spot. The views are spectacular and the cocktails are delicious. What a stunning vibey place. I loved everything about it. The decor, the seating, the giant chess board. We will be back!...More

Thank joletta-luise
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I just want to say a very special thank you to Liezl and Martin for helping to organize my goddaughters Bachelorette in the glenlivet booth on Saturday 4th August you guys were so friendly and so accommodating and extremely helpful absolutely awesome you went over...More

Thank CindyL3795
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We were part of a huge birthday party that started at Project and it was the best welcome I have ever gotten at any other bar. Marco, dude you are a rockstar! Please never stop doing what you do! I will be back for my...More

Thank liskekeegan9
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Absolutely amazing view, best cocktails in town and my new favorite "banana &strawberry daiquiri" served by Marco the barman with the biggest smile! made me feel like a VIP... 10/10 :-)

Thank Foodlover0044
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The best Pina Coladas, favoured and original! Awesome views, great service! Was here two nights in a row and was truly impressed! Will definatly recommend!!!!

Thank Amy2154
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in Knysna and both nights we spent at Project Bar. Amazing cocktails, incredible sushi and the views...absolute perfection!

Thank BeccaS795
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed going to Project bar for sundowners. The bar has really beautiful views all round. The service was impeccable.

Thank Mapalo M
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Second visit to this awesome place. Had the most interesting amd tasty cocktails at Project while waiting for a table at their restaurant downstairs. Marco, was such a treat and had the most creative ideas for drinks. Super impressed with this bar.

Thank JLategan1989
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | TH 28, Thesen Island, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 4874
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