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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%
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“fresh fish” (123 reviews)
“seafood” (155 reviews)
“prawns” (105 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cool restaurant in a less fancy location with outstanding fresh fish. Chips were very fresh also. We can highly recommend it and we will definitely come back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tanja K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We originally visited this restaurant, soon after it opened. some teething probs experienced, but good food. Just been back and happy to say it is still tops!! Fresh fish, well cooked. Thier line fish selection isalways good. service standards have also improved. BYO no corkage

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rrustler
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant on a very wet evening and still the staff had a cheery attitude, albeit that at least half of their tables were unusable. My wife had the 6 prawns and I had a trio of fish and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pauloverde
Reviewed 1 week ago

we just enjoyed our dinner there, came back next day, the service and food were just too good for a reasonable price, cannot be missed, will definitely go back on our next tour, very cozy atmosphere and nice stuff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank annafrieberg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prawns not overcooked. Well seasoned : 100%. Hake in batter was fresh, light and tasty: 100%. Calamari fingers also great. Well done to the kitchen of this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MIKEV2756
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One can only presume they have a great ‘Trip Advisor ‘ marketing expert working their majic because honestly, the place and the reviews don’t add up. Yes, it’s quaint and nice and you sit amongst the flowers, and the staff are pleasant - BUT the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Journey27600432074
Ron P, Owner at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Journey, We have no tripadvisor expert, and its quite a serious accusation. You are obviously aware that there exists such a thing - we are not!. My experience with Tripadvisor is that they conduct there reviews with the highest level of integrity! We do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great and, as the name suggests, fresh fish, well cooked. Great value for money. Unless you do not like fish, this restaurant cannot be bettered. Sadly it's ceased to be a secret!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What lovely seafood! Quieter than the waterfront but very popular so book ahead if going at peak time. Beautiful fresh food and family friendly, recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikeKinsella-Wood
Ron P, Owner at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI MikeKinsella, Thank you for the wonderful review! really appreciate it. Regards Ron

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular location with the staff partly being overwhelmed with the workload. The spicy rice was excellent but for the other dish the sides got mixed up and the grilled fish was still half raw where we received a new plate which was good then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wuffilieb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what can i say that hasn't been said. good location away from hustle and bustle, whereas the Knysna waterfront is lovely but overwhelmed by tourists the atmosphere at Freshline and vibe was first class and kids loved it as much as the adults food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maqsmaqs
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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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