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Butterfly Blu Restaurant

198 CR Swart Drive, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 381 0027
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (63 reviews)
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Seafood, International, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 CR Swart Drive, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location & view Bad service We had a rocket, brie, figs & parma ham pizza We could see some brie leftovers between the mound of mozzarella The rocket was definitely NOT rocket I even asked and were told it's "winter rocket" Looked and tasted...More

Thank TravelBabeSA
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I was at a conference nearby and had several meals at the Butterfly Blu Restaurant. They have an unfair advantage of the beautiful sea view, but what really set them apart is the way they recovered from the devastating fires (June 2017). Spoke to the...More

1  Thank Tom P
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Brenton Haven, which is lucky enough to have the Butterfly Blu restaurant on site. The food was outstanding, the view breathtaking and what made it so much more, was the staff. I've never encountered staff that are so friendly, go out of...More

1  Thank jades52
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Fresh and made to perfection What a great sunset view We had enjoyable dinner and nice koktails Great place to dine

1  Thank motib923
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We came here for lunch, we had a great experience, i had the friday special champagne and oysters, very nice. My husband had the venison pie which he said was nice and succulent, and the pastry was perfect. I had the fragrant fish curry, omw...More

Thank ShirleyC2000
Reviewed 3 September 2018

What an improvement and such good service thank you! Our waiter was outstanding and so attentive. The food was excellent and even though it was raining we enjoyed the location.

1  Thank adriennee360
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful dinner experience. Our food was delicious and the service was excellent, thanks to our friendly and very efficient waitress, Mandy. We will definitely be back for another visit.

1  Thank Elismo24
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Both of the prawn dishes ordered by my friends had undercooked prawns. When we reported this to the Manager his response was that they cooked them perfectly but that the quality of the prawns were not good. Why serve prawns if the quality of the...More

Thank Remé H
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Ordered the lamb shank, NO STOCK. Ordered the fillet (in Africa) NO STOCK. When you only have 1 restaurant, go to Knysna, Selina in Wilderness or Plett. Do not come here

Thank seanmO6310ME
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant attached to the Brentonhaven Beach Resort. Good choice of food in a great setting with indoor and outdoor seating.

1  Thank Retals77
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Response from charte2015 | Property representative |
Dear Garth we only allow them on the grass in front of the deck. Hope to see you soon. kind regards The Brenton Haven Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 CR Swart Drive, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna  >  Brenton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +27 44 381 0027
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We offer a stylish, relaxed setting with an exquisite view over Brenton Beach and Buffalo Bay. Our modern restaurant is beautifully furnished in an eclectic style,which springs from Ibiza, Greece and an alternative South African influence. The elegant and beautifully appointed dining and lounge spaces compliments the delicious creations from the Kitchen. Bring your family and friends for an ideal dining experience with the best views in the Garden Route. 1 Hour Free Wifi is available to all visitors of Butterfly Blu.
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