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The Knysna Oyster Company

37B Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 83 442 0953
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fresh oysters” (6 reviews)
“oyster bar” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Food
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LOCATION
37B Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Knysna Oyster Company
1. Best Oysters EVER !!
"Lovely little Oyster bar selling great combos' of oysters "
BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
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2. Wonderful atmosphere
"Oysters shucked in front of you served by friendly staff"
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3. Mussels, Prawns and more
"Try the oyster bloody mary shot- great for getting the heart going!!"
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Ann-Kathrin B
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Lovely little Oyster bar selling great combos' of oysters and delicious cape wine. Oysters shucked in front of you served by friendly staff. Try the oyster bloody mary shot- great for getting the heart going!!

2  Thank BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We are so glad you had a good time at our bar. Hopefully we see you again soon. Kind Regards Gavin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A chilled atmosphere with simply the most delicious oysters, from farm to plate, shucked right in front of you. We had cold bubbles and plenty of wine. Friends rated the seared tuna and mussels.... too delish. This spot is highly recommended!

Thank SezSchlaphoffSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered online as we were going to CapeTown during xmas. We went to pick it up and decided to hve it there. Everything were still fresh and the staff helped us to shuck it out. It was perfect! And we kept coming here few...More

Thank Mas Shamimi A
Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our team really enjoyed having you. Glad you came back so many times. Kind Regards Gavin

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Stopped here following a tour and had a dozen freshly shucked oysters with a french dressing and a glass of champagne. Thoroughly enjoyed my time sitting at the Oyster bar and chatting with the workers behind the workstation.

Thank Morgan S
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a dozen oysters each with a bottle of chilled MCC. Oysters very fresh and accompanied by 2 toppings. Service friendly and efficient.

1  Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I was traveling from California and staying in Cape Town for a couple of days. I kept on passing up this place because I wasn't sure how to order. But today they had "East coast" Pacific Oysters. This was interesting for me being from California...More

Thank Jeorge T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and I decided to get into the car and let the car take us all over. We never booked anywhere we just stopped and enjoyed every minute

Thank edebeer33
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This oyster bar was a great find at the V&A Waterfront. The oyster menu is extensive and the oyster / wine combinations on offer was excellent. These are some of the best oysters we have ever tasted so much so we had to visit on...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you like oysters just go there. Great value! Great price for good oysters. Just sit at the bar ahd have six oysters with a glass of wine. It is not a place to sit for a long time more like to have a break...More

Thank goldmann
Schlappie, Owner at The Knysna Oyster Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy you had a good time. We hope you visit us again soon. Kind Regards Gavin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37B Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 83 442 0953
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Description
Knysna Oyster Company is open for business at the V&A Food Market in Cape Town, South Africa! You won't find fresher oysters than this anywhere else in the country. Choose between medium, large and extra large oysters with a selection of indulgent toppings or just plain and simple (as nature intended) with a dash of lemon and Tabasco and try us out. Open 7 days a week until 8pm.
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