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Tapas and Oysters

Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 7196
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (292 reviews)
“oysters” (182 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 661 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are a sushi fan, go to tapas and oysters on Wednesday where there is half-price sushi (sushi platters excluded). The fish was super nice and fresh. We also had some lovely live music. The restaurant is situated directly at the waterfront which gives...More

Thank Happiness52438958899
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pro - many different tapas (eg chicken liver, mussels, african meat balls, prawns) - nicely located at the harbor - nice oysters ;-) - the male waiter was funny and friendly Con - our waitress was slow, slower, just slooooow (tipp: remember her name and...More

Thank MariR488
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, food was freshly made, good choice of cocktails. Nachos were homemade. Tapas were very delicious

Thank Compass64796916358
Reviewed 1 week ago

great for afternoon and sundowners. try as many dishes as possible. food is great, service is eccelent, some of the memes on the walls a little insensitive.

Thank sbusisobrian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tapas and Oysters saw us as repeat customers during our short stay in Knysna. Small snacks and good Taquila and cocktails are the forte of this restaurant. Our waiters, Danes and Pamela really treated us to excellent service and the tapas and sushi was of...More

Thank Antoinette O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate almost every night at Tapas on our holiday! Food is excellent and the waiters and vibe as well! Renè was most of the time our waiter and completed her tasks exceptionally well! Would definitely recommend Tapas & Oysters!

Thank avevaneeden86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit Knysna quite often and we always try to at least have drinks at Tapas and Oysters if we cannot have a meal there. The ambience is so unique, it is always lively, happy and upbeat. The food is good and sushi prices very...More

1  Thank GoWellWithSharon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely spot for a casual dinner as the sun goes down with reasonable prices. Beer selection and cocktails are tasty, wonderful tapas from all over the world. The oysters were a little disappointing as a couple of them were shucked wrong and presented in the...More

1  Thank thejunglebush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for cocktails in the picturesque Thesen Island. The restaurant is right on the water and the view beautiful. I had a mint and pineapple G&T, not the best I ever had, but the surroundings make up for it.

1  Thank carliam2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a disappointing experience in Mosselbay we decided to take our children to Tapas! What a treat as always for them! We had a lovely light lunch of burgers and different nachos with fillings..........absolutely value for money and 3 different nachos fillings all wonderful! Service...More

1  Thank HelenevZyl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7196
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Description
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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