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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” (99 reviews)
“seafood” (109 reviews)
“prawns” (78 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All 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 25 April 2017 via mobile

Was very disappointed to find out the sell no alcohol. But luckily we remembered we had some wine in the fridge in our car (we are road tripping). Food was excellent. Loved my oysters. The mussels were excellent. Crab cake was average. But let me...More

1  Thank JoleenMoulder
Richard W, Manager at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Joleen Thanks for the review we will look into making our Crab Cake even better than it already is. On the alcohol note, we will still remain unlicensed and BYO , we feel our customers really enjoy the financial benefit, of bringing your own...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

This place is in an industrial yard but do not let that put you off The restaurant has an amazing outdoor area with sand under your feet and a lovely atmosphere It is bring your own drink venue. The fish is so fresh and the...More

1  Thank Liketogetoutandabout
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We heard that this place gets fully booked and were fortunate to get a table. Loved the boho seaside amibience with the beach sand, log fire, fishing nets and wooden tables set ourdoors. The restaurant was full of German tourists or residents (not sure). The...More

2  Thank Yasmin L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We never normally go to a restaurant more than once when on holiday, but it was so good we went back twice in a row! Don't let the entrance deceive you, the restaurant itself is quaint, lit up by open fires, and has an excellent...More

1  Thank Jess T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fish was ok not the best , my oysters not to fresh, don't think will be returning back, very disappointed...

1  Thank soniar139
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The food is very GOOD! And the service is good. BUT seafood for two at a laidback restaurant like this should not cost R800 (crayfish excluded)... The décor and location (outside a warehouse) of this restaurant does not correlate with the prices of the meals....More

1  Thank Daniël R
Richard W, Manager at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Richard W, Manager at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this review Hi Daniel Thank you for the review we appreciate the input. You two must have had a lot of Seafood to spend R400 per head, thank you! Just to let other patrons know we have...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Got in here by accident, after a cancelled booking. Must say one of the largest varieties of fish and seafood I've seen at any restaurant. We ordered a variety of things and everything was amazing, except for the crab cakes ... tasted like crumb bread...More

1  Thank Werner_Lindemann
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We've had an early dinner at Freshline Fisheries. The food was good and very fresh. Unfortunately, though there were only 3 other guests there when we arrived (it became more crowed while we were there), it took quite a long time (approx 30 minutes) until...More

1  Thank sleepingleo2010
Richard W, Manager at Freshline Fisheries, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Sleepingleo Thanks for the review, we are very sorry for you having to wait for your food, we pride our selves on providing the freshest possible product, we usually prep fish to order in "quieter' times, thus we have to skin, fillet and portion...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh fish and meat, greate!!! Beach bar ambiente, nice, easy and very friendly. So thank you Zim for this perfect service. Tip: you don't get alcohol in Freshline, But you can bring your own one with you. Make reservation, if you are coming for Dinner.

1  Thank Piper28pa
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Best Large Oysters I have ever eaten. Great fresh fish. Good atmosphere and brilliant value. Service was friendly. We enjoyed this so much we went twice! They do not have a liqour licence- so don'f forget to take your own.

1  Thank michelemaw123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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