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The Knysna Oyster Company

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


US$4 - US$20
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best Oysters EVER !!
1. Best Oysters EVER !!
"Lovely little Oyster bar selling great combos' of oysters "
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2. Wonderful atmosphere
2. Wonderful atmosphere
"Oysters shucked in front of you served by friendly staff"
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3. Mussels, Prawns and more
3. Mussels, Prawns and more
"Try the oyster bloody mary shot- great for getting the heart going!!"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous spot in the food market. Great oysters, oyster shots, and divine wine from De Grendel. Amazing service with beautiful smiles - little gem!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BronwynWatt
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

What a great start of our tour through V&A with delicious fresh oysters and a glas of MCC. Take the oysters and sit outside and enjoy the marvelous views to table mountain and harbour.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank AKBGermany
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Worth popping in here before the Foodmarket closes at 8 pm for a pre-dinner drink as you can sit at the bar and people watch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Aileenmah
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

What a gem! Ate here twice in 3 days! Beat ouster according to my wife! Ousters were so plump and fresh! Wines were amazing as well and the staff super friendly! Amazing place

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chefIpad
Reviewed 7 October 2018

If you have read my post about V&A Market, then this is the oyster place. The grilled oysters were great in our opinion, especially for the first time with trying oysters. If you are unsure if you like them or not, then try them grilled...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank APimlott23
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Loved this place so much went twice for lunch! Great selection of oysters and choice of wines , although they also do hot meals. Shared 12 oysters and a glass of wine each the first time, same again but with sparkling wine second visit. Oysters...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Luxworld
Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks so much for the great review. We really appreciate it!! Hope to see you again soon.. Regards Gavin

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had 24 oysters, 2 plates of muscles and a bottle of fizz. Everything was delicious and a very pleasant experience. We thoroughly recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carribeanloversLincs
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We came here for some oysters and prawns. The bar table was dirty and wasn't cleaned until we pointed it out twice. We were not given cutlery and napkins until we asked twice or thrice. The staff were very nice and pleasant but it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pspetal
Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Pspetal, I am so sorry to hear about your disappointing experience at our Oyster Bar. Your comments are hard felt and we will do all we can to make sure that this experience is not repeated. With regards to your upset stomach, I would...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

At first, I thought this place was a good value- I went for lunch and oysters were half priced with a glass of wine. Oysters themselves were ok-- I've had much better oysters in the US, but nothing tasted off-- they simply didn't have much...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hi Minyoung, I am really sorry to hear that you have not been well. I hope you are feeling better. Our farm is part of the SA shell fish monitoring programme and this requires our oysters to be independently tested every week. They test for...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

My wife and I could not stay away. We made at least three visits while staying on the V&A waterfront at the Cape Grace hotel.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 578terencej
Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Terence, thanks so much for review. So glad you enjoyed yourself. We certainly loved looking after you. Regards Gavin

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