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Anchorage Restaurant

11 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 2230
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (81 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to make a reservation to come eat over here, but when you are in Knysna and like see food you must try this restaurant, also excellent homemade desert, the kids took a steak and that was perfectly made! Friendly staff!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Koen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had come to think that Knysna was all mediocre food and shocking service.. but that was the overcrowded and underserved waterfront/Thesen Island. We walked into the Anchorage restaurant on a whim, and had a wonderful meal. The staff were all absolutely fantastic- great job,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alastaira1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mainly seafood but also have meat and steaks. Food good and staff very attentive and friendly. Always good specials available in the board.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BurnettS4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant we visited during our time in South Africa! The seafood they serve is superb! The first night we went there we had a seafood platter for 2 which was outstanding. The second night we went there we had the oysters followed by the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank callumandhelen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First off I must say that the service in my opinion is exceptional, unfortunately far better than the food on this occasion. The setting was cozy and the wine recommended to us by the waiter was excellent but it could not make up for an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 785elysiam
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Went with friends and had an average experience all round. Oysters were a bit milky, one had to be spat out. Prawns were fine, about the same as I would make at home. And the waiter was very cool but he forgot the chips until...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank X2253NGdavidb
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Visited whilst staying on Leisure Island . Benjamin was very enthusiastic about all things South African . We had a great run through all the local craft gins in some detail before we got to the menu. I had some amazing calamari tubes cooked to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a great Seafoood-place in Knysna you should visit the Anchorage Seafood Restaurant. The oysters were perfect and the fresh caught line fish was just great. Hendrick, our waiter was absolutely amazing. We definiteley recommend this place! Cheers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vegas12121212
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Had a great dinner with cricket great Barry Richards and good friend John Windell. Food and company were great. Will certainly look forward to going there again and will recommend this to all my friends in the area.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank melsole2248
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Food was ok, however we didn’t like the waiter who clearly tried to upsell as much as he could to us For example ‘are you sure you want the 225g fillet steak, if you go for the 300g it’s much better and it’s not on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PaulB626
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 2230
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