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Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 386 0005
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is still after these year's still one of the best in Knysna. We as family enjoyed over 12 dishes, and all of them was above average. Owner Chef couple, has made Pembreys a place to eat and enjoy, each others company, in an home...More

Thank AgrumeA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Pembreys with high expectations as it is rated nr 1 in Knysna. After the first course it was clear why. Generous portion size with taste quality to rival (and probably beat) that of any top restaurant elsewhere. It is definitely value for...More

Thank Angelique C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had high expectations eating at the #1 in Knysna. Our expectations were exceeded! This was reasonably priced fine dining, a perfect final night out after our weeks stay in the area. So many choices of starters, mains and sweets, each described so mouth-wateringly on...More

1  Thank BobBeams
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had the most unbelievable meal at Pembreys and it didn't break the bank. What an imaginative menu! We had marrowbone as a starter and it was extremely well prepared. We had two of the pasta dishes and they were the best I have ever...More

Thank JulietteP_SA
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Pembreys has long been on my list when visiting knysna. Viv and Pete did not disappoint. The marrow bones were the best I've ever eaten, the salad bar a treat and the salted caramel ice cream delicious.

Thank 196lizac
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We booked prior to arrival and were not to be disappointed, the restaurant is tucked away and is spacious with fixed boards showing the extensive menu, which is a testimony to the chef who clearly understands food placement. We were spoiled for choice but having...More

Thank DriverCheshire
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My husband and I had a terrific meal at Pembrey's during our visit to South Africa. The atmosphere feels a bit formal, though not at all stuffy, and this is South Africa after all, so it’s still fairly casual. The room is attractive with plenty...More

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed 4 May 2017

As always, Pembreys is a great example of fine dining! relaxed but attentive service and delicious service. The best restaurant in Knysna!

Thank 480susan1949
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The dinner was very good but presentation and service was lacking a bit considering the prices. Starters, Mains and Dessert were very tasty and of a good proportion.

Thank Catbluefoto
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Another great find thanks to TripAdvisor! What a gem! The reviews for Pembrey's are spot on! The welcome is warm and friendly the service is superb and the food really delicious We started with the salad selection - help yourself and weight your plate The...More

Thank Cathy B
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Hi, We are attempting to book a table for 2 on Saturday the 11th of March 2017 at 7-30pm and not having much success in ringing from UK, can we book in a different way please and if not can we have an idiots guide to dialling from the UK, cheers. Best Wishes Pete
12 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
I have sent you an email!!!
What is on the menu, and what are the prices?
3 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
Please could you look for a guide on our website. We are not allowed to include it in our answer. We do not charge extra for vegetables, 4, that are served with the main courses, nor the chips, potatoes etc, nor the bread... More
Are you really closed on Monday and Tuesday? We are traveling through town and those are our only dates there.
15 July 2016|
Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
So sorry but we are closed Sunday and Mondays! However, from 19 July we are closed for our Annual Holiday until the end of August. Hope that you will visit us in the future. Regards Viv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 386 0005
  • E-mail
Bistro, casual country cooking including South African dishes.
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