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Reviewed 16 November 2020

I never miss this place when in Cape Town. Great oysters - but the other food is tasty as well. Good wines.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020 via mobile

Excellent oysters, prawns, squid, even rice too. Very friendly and fast services. Limited stools , but people are very patient to wait, because it’s worth to wait. If you love seafood, this is the place. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2020
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GavinS1434, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2020

Thanks so much for the lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again. Kind Regards Gavin

Reviewed 22 February 2020

When you go to v&a waterfront you HAVE TO stop at Knysna Oyster Company. Take a seat at the bar in the foodmarket, get some delicous oysters or other Great Seafood and have a glass of ice cold wine. Staff is very Friendly. Perfect place...to spend your afternoon.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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GavinS1434, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2020

Thanks so much for the compliment. I am so glad you had a good time at our Oyster Bar. Our team will be so chuffed to hear your feedback. Kind Regards Gavin

Reviewed 17 February 2020

Enjoyed out visit here and the food was excellent - thoroughly recommend the oysters and prawns. Staff a trad bored with their jobs, but pleasant enough!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Sooooo good we came back again within 2 weeks as we extended our honeymoon in Cape Town! One of our favorite seafood places with fresh oysters and the best peri peri grilled prawns ever, after trying a couple of others at various restaurants. The sauce...is quite unique, you'd know when you have a shot at it, service is quick and you can easily find it at the food market at the V&A!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

Located in a small area of the V&A waterfront, the staff are pleasant and happy to serve you while still managing to quietly and efficiently produce some great food. The range is inevitably limited to mainly Oysters, Squid and Prawns with various dressings but the...old adage about doing well what you do best, in this case works very well. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020 via mobile

Maybe the expectations were too high. The quality of the oysters was not up to my standards. Service and sauvignon blanc just ok. Consumption for the masses.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020

if you are up for FRESH oysters, small, medium, big, at reasonable prices and no BS - go there. Your oysters are opened in front of your eyes.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely mussels and Sauv Blanc while watching the outdoor concerts in the square. Women behind the counter were funny and atmosphere inside the market was great!

Date of visit: February 2020
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GavinS1434, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2020

Thanks so much for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your time at our bar. Kind Regards Gavin

Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

Can’t beat the price or the quality of the shucking. Atmosphere is great. Oysters are outstanding. Had a wonderful time! Some pickled onions / vinaigrette would be a great addition.

Date of visit: January 2020
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