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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” (112 reviews)
“seafood” (135 reviews)
“prawns” (89 reviews)
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Railway Siding Dockyard | Behind Tait Marine on way to Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is located in walkable distance from the waterfront in Knysna. It is located in the port area and you don’t have a view of the water, but the food makes more than up for it and the restaurant is very beautifully set up....More

Thank Yannick V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had some excellent fresh fish, but the manner in which it was grilled with oil in stead of butter, tarnished the taste. Don't spoil such quality by not having a knowledgeable chef preparing your dishes. The chips were not freshly made and tasted of freezer....More

Thank SuzvanLog
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Heard this place have some of the freshest fish in Knysna and decided to come here for a lunch, ordered fish without fries (it comes without fries anyway) and it came WITH fries so I told the waiter its okay as long as we dont...More

Thank Chrisinda M
FreshlineFisheries, Owner at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We get it right 99 times out of 100. Sorry we got it wrong with you. 1 time wrong is still not good enough - glad you enjoyed the food, and again - Sorry about this. Ron

Reviewed 6 days ago

Expecting a bit more of this highly rated place. The menu is what you can expect of a fish place, comparable to the big chains in Cape town. The service was bad. Slow and little rude waiter. The fish we had lacked flavor. The king...More

Thank smaatje
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggests a " Fish Restaurant " - but a very nice atmosphere outside - very busy but service was top notch and our meal was fab. Not to be faulted. If you are not into fish there is a " Meat Restaurant...More

Thank johhew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have found the quality of the food to be outstanding on every visit. The relaxed , casual environment is ideal. The staff are unfailingly polite, helpful and friendly. Two flaws: 1. Once it passes 7:00pm the service slows to a crawl as the kitchen struggles...More

Thank Dekeob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been regular customers since the restaurant first opened.Although the meals are still good they are not excellent and over the last two years prices have risen much more than average for the area.It is losing its great value appeal.More

Thank brimsted1
FreshlineFisheries, Owner at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI, Sorry you feel this way, reviews and positive feedback from customers are still on the increase - better than ever. Seafood inflation is continually rising, however, our prices are still cheaper then most for the product we supply. Look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great place - really low key, not so easy to find (in a really odd place by a railway siding), great value but the most important thing of all is the fish is fantastic. The best Kingklip I have had on...More

Thank Lynn186334
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a perfect menu with scallops, kingklip and dorade. Try the mixed dessert with „all“: Delicious but too much for one person. You have to bring your own wine!

Thank perluetje
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this by our host in the guesthouse. The food is superb. It does not serve alcohol but you are welcome to bring your own.

Thank 323HELE
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9 September 2017|
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Response from FreshlineFisheries | 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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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