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Pembreys

Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 386 0005
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Brenton Road | Belvidere, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 313 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

And elegant and what seemed to be a family run restaurant with guests enjoying a special night out, locals and tourists alike. My meal was delicious: I started with a classic, muscles with butter and herbs in a little white wine - the wild muscles...More

Thank KabulPastryChef
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The food is really exceptional. So many great options to choose from & you will definitely leave raving about your meal! There is , however, no energy/vibe in this restaurant. Cold atmosphere but the food is totally worth it

Thank Leandra S
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We love cooking but perhaps we are too old for this game? We are sorry that we did not fulfil your expectations.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We ate there for the 1st time since moving here 1 year ago for our 11th anniversary. The food was just exquisite - the best I have had in years of travelling around the world. The service was excellent and attentive The atmosphere was however...More

1  Thank Nick1950
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are sorry that you will not be visiting us again. We are not sure what happened to the music the night that you dined at Pembreys? Viv and Peter

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Pembrey's is a delightful restaurant run by Peter the amazing Chef/proprietor and his wife Viv supported by a very lovely, friendly and professional team. It is situated near Belvidere. Booking is absolutley essential as the restaurant is extremely popular. The creative menu and choice is...More

Thank BURTONWiltshire
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for the recommendation, we appreciate it so much. Peter and viv and our staff.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at Pembrey's. In the first place we hadn't been sure whether it was the right kind of restaurant for us. On the pictures it appeared to be very "classical". We've been taught differently: Starting from the warm welcome, the extraordinarily...More

Thank sleepingleo2010
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are pleased that we surpassed your expectations. Viv

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food in pleasant surroundings We have never had a poor meal there and believe we have had excellent value

Thank Stephanie &... C
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for your vote of confidence. Viv and Peter

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Pembrey's is the one restaurant in Knysna you have to reserve a table 10 days in advance. And that says it all. Very good food, very well prepared and worth a visit. Dont let the dated interior influence your decision.

Thank ReinhardtCapeTown
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for your review. In the winter we are not very busy so although one has to book, one does not have to do so, so long in advance. Viv and Peter

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Two visits here this time in Knysna – once as a couple, then with friends. The menu, written daily on blackboards and moved between table by the waitstaff, is extensive and reasonably priced. I ate the lamb shank (house speciality) and, next time, the filet...More

2  Thank grahamee
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Every time I went there was just the same excellent! service, food, salads and the only place where I have desert after my dinner. the care put into the detail of the deserts with the ice cream to live for! all and all value! For...More

Thank ParadiseCoveVicbay
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for visiting us all the way from George! Viv and Peter

Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a lovely restaurant with great food and services at a great price. If I lived in the area I would eat here as often as possible. The setting is also delightful.

Thank June D
CARGOLSA, Owner at Pembreys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your positive review, it has made us so happy! All of us at Pembreys.

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DriverCheshire
12 February 2017|
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Response from CARGOLSA | Property representative |
I have sent you an email!!!
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billyboy53
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
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stampfeljax
15 July 2016|
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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
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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Description
Bistro, casual country cooking including South African dishes.
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