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Freshline Fisheries

Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 3131
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (121 reviews)
“seafood” (140 reviews)
“prawns” (97 reviews)
11:30 - 20:00 Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is amazing!!! During a one night stay in Knysna found this gem. Really fresh seafood. Unpretentious atmosphere where the locals go. HUGE Mozambique prawns fresh and lovely!!!❤️All the veggies were delicious!! Great service and presentation!

Thank Andi465
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to the very good ranking we visited Freshline Fisheries yesterday. Indeed we cannot understand the hype. As a starter we had Dorado bytes which were very good. As main we had much hake and Kingklip. The Kingklip was good but we ha much better...More

Thank sourbier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly & helpful service with a great sense of humour, great food, BYOB, great atmosphere. Highly recommended, as is a reservation. My wife loves seafood so we ended up at Freshline. We sat outside in our hoodies, it was a little chilly.

Thank itsfatboyjim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived in Knysna for years, now living back in Canada and what a treat to find on my trip this time back! amazing food, great staff, super cool restaurant! Will definitely be returning!

Thank melissajackman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice setting, but take warm clothes if you go in cooler season as you are sitting outside. Service good, very prompt. Not busy in October. We had scallops, mussels, line fish, prawns. You need a filler e.g. chips, potatoes, salad as portions fairly small. Very...More

Thank oak21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch and we really enjoyed everything about Freshline Fisheries. Parking was easy, the service was great, the food came out quickly and most importantly everything was fresh and tasted amazing! Highly recommend!

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious with big portions. I didnt know it was bring your own alcohol so missed out on having a beer which sucked. If you are in a hurry avoid, the service is painfully slow.

Thank DanC4540
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful evening but was very disappointed with the very slow service. I had ordered oysters to be ready on our arrival but they only started preparing them once we arrived. That took 45 minutes and only then were out main orders taken. We...More

Thank john8147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Friday, 21 September my husband and I had once again the pleasure to return to Freshline Fisheries for lunch with friends during our recent stay in Knysna. The closed tented seating area was very welcome and sheltered us from the wind. Our waiter, Langton...More

Thank zerwickrenatevictor
Ron P, Owner at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for such a wonderful review - and 5star rating. Glad you enjoyed and thanks for coming back again and again. Regards Ron. Langton was delighted and also says thanks - feels very encouraged!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unexpected find on the road to Thesen Island. Unusually situated behind a power boat dealers so you must be vigilant when looking for it. Rustic setting with a sand floor. The staff are all cheerful, helpful and friendly. Can’t get fresher fish and ours was...More

Thank Shirley W
Ron P, Owner at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shirley, thank you so much for the review. Glad you enjoyed and really appreciate your 5 star rating. Hope to see you again! Regards Ron

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9 September 2017|
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Response from Ron P | Property representative |
Hi, Alit Noth Thanks for your advise and answer for us - sorry I never replied earlier to adw - been away for 2days. Much appreciated. Regards Ron
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 3131
  • E-mail
The most unique and affordable seafood restaurant in Knysna with one of the tastiest, fresh seafood menus in the Garden Route. You can choose exactly what style meal you want e.g. rice, salad or chips with your fish, prepared the way you like it: Grilled,Fried or Wes-Kus style. Not licensed so bring your own drinks (BYO) beer, wine etc. No Corkage :)
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