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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Another exceptional night of food and entertainment. We are only here for a short trip to SA ... so you could say we made the special trip from Ireland to Kilzers... and it was all worthwhile as usual. In a country where quality and service...can vary wildly from visit to visit Kilzers is a beacon of excellence on a worldwide scale. Great food without the stuffiness ofequivalent top notch restaurants If you’re near Knysna on a Wednesday you would be crazy to miss out. But do book in advance .. it’s extremely popular for obvious reasonsMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020

Another amazing evening. The food was superb, the ambience great and Jenny as entertaining as ever! Thank you.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 28 November 2019 via mobile

Absolute must do! Amazing amazing food and atmosphere! And they adapted the menu to our dietary requirements without any fuss! Really nice of them!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 14 November 2019

Had the most memorable evening here with such great laughs and incredible food. Not really an open restaurant but if you get the chance to go grab it!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 10 October 2019

Jenny and Albyn create a really fun evening with excellent food and much humour. And you can take your own drinks: always a plus.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 June 2019

After being told about Kilzer's kitchen by family i thought i should try it out. We arrived at 5.30 and it was absolutely packed, we decided then to try the following Friday. This worked out fine as we arrived much earlier at 4.15 and got...a nice spot with a beautiful view over Knysna lagoon and the surrounding nature. We only managed to get one plate of the mussels with white wine sauce and this was absolutely delicious. I ordered the Sirloin steak with pepper sauce and this was also done to perfection and melted in your mouth Dessert was also a highlight and the cheesecake and creme brulee was a perfect end to a stunning evening. They only operate during the winter months and then also only on Friday evenings and don't take bookings. So arrive early and do try to order food, especially the mussels as soon as you sit down at the order counter otherwise you may lose out.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019

Selection of mains and delectable desserts. Take your own such a bonus. Lovely marshmallows to toast on the outside fires. 👍

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2019 via mobile

If you’re going to be in Knysna on a Wednesday, this is definitely a must do. It’s an extremely tasty 5 course meal cooked and served by a local family. You should plan to book in advance, but luckily we were able to call and...get in last minute. The food was delicious and everyone was very friendly and welcoming! I would definitely recommend this, but just remember to bring your appetite! It is Bring your own wine or beer and the cost per person ends up being around 28 usd per person depending on exchange rate ! Can’t recommend enough!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 21 March 2019 via mobile

Not only does Jenny Kilzer throw a great dinner party on her special Wednesday night five-course price-fixe (about $28 pp BYO wine) but she’s also known for telling jokes even as she asks her guests to gather around her gleaming kitchen to hear that night’s...menu. Ours started with a small glass of limoncello, followed by a fish cake, elegantly sauced; Mexican tortilla soup, a fish course, a lamb course with a potato galette and creamed spinach. Dinner ended with creme brûlée. Her crew put all this together despite the “load shedding” that South Africa is experiencing (rotating blackouts). So there was no electricity during much of our dinner. The kitchen cooked with gas and we ate by candlelight. Book early and persevere if Jenny doesn’t get back to you right awayMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 20 March 2019 via mobile

Superb food served by very friendly staff. Open kitchen where one can watch preparation of Wed. eve dinners. Host and hostess are charming as well as superb cooks. She tells great jokes. A real treat.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Too cold to picnic outdoors at the Friday Market – tired at the end of a long week at work, & you certainly don’t feel like cooking ?!!! – feel welcome to come and wine & dine “ al la casual” at the WINTER LONG TABLE at... More
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Kilzer's Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5