Restaurants near Rheenendal
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Knysna African restaurant
Knysna (9.6 km from Rheenendal)
Indulge your fantasies and your senses at this sparkling Moroccan-style dining and leisure space. It’s always playtime in this exotic North African baroque eatery.
The décor and cuisine is fun and fanciful from the mosaic chameleon to Gaudi-style lizard lazing off the pool, and colourful cocktails to tagines, dates and Turkish delight...from candelabra to mellow hubbly bubbly pipes.
Need to know? Cuisine style is North African/Moroccan, 6 courses are served feasting style. Cost: Dinner is R300.00 pp excl. drinks and gratuity. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday from November to April.
Belvedere Portuguese restaurant
Belvedere (10.9 km from Rheenendal)
Warmed in shades or burned orange, golden yellow and striking floral drapes this cool restaurant tempts the palate with exotic selections of Portuguese dishes and traditional fare.
Seduce the senses with a starter of Caldo Verde - a traditional soup with potatoes, kale and sliced Chorico, perfect for cold winter evenings or the Prego Frenchado - cubes of pan-fried steak served with a wine sauce mopped up with delicious bread to soak up the heavenly homemade sauce. For main course, the Bacalhau Assado - grilled salted codfish - prepared in true Portuguese fashion and served with baby potatoes, strips of green pepper and a vinaigrette sauce will explode the palate.
Now into its ninth successful year, O’Pescador Restaurant knows what it takes to keep the belly satisfied – excellent food, great service and mouth-watering flavours!
Belvedere Pub Meals restaurant
Belvedere (11.4 km from Rheenendal)
Crabs Creek Restaurant and Pub is a place so special, even the tide visits them twice a day. Well, that’s what the sign says and during season you will be hard pressed to find a table.
Right on the water’s edge, the gorgeous views of Knysna Lagoon don’t get better. Offering fresh seafood, standard pub grub and bistro meals, draught on tap and live music, Crabs Creek is the place to visit for a guaranteed good time.
Open for lunch and dinner daily, 11am until late.
Belvedere Pub Meals restaurant
Belvedere (12.6 km from Rheenendal)
Favoured as one of Knysna’s favourite hot spots serving good pub meals with a glass of locally brewed beer or wine, The Bell retains its rustic charm with wrought iron roof, iron block floor and whitewashed walls. Serving a choice of grills, pies, burgers and salads, patrons can relax and linger the day away mulling over the locally brewed beers and wine housed by the small stone-lined wine cellar.
Knysna Bistro restaurant
Knysna (12.7 km from Rheenendal)
In beautiful country surrounds, set amongst oak trees on the shores of Knysna’s famous lagoon is Caroline’s Bistro.
Sustainable, locally-sourced food is used as much as possible, as are local suppliers, keeping the offerings fresh and flavourful.
The menus are seasonal and therefore change regularly so the choices are kept as fresh as the ingredients that create them!
Knysna Hollow International restaurant
Knysna Hollow (13 km from Rheenendal)
Set on a secluded old country estate, Pecan Tree Grill emits a timeless ambience cradled by ancient oak and pecan trees.
Silhouetted against a shimmering lagoon in a gracious old manor built in the bygone era, diners can expect an unforgettable dining experience graced by genuine hospitality in a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere.
Discover fine food seduced by flavours and influences from around the globe that will stimulate the senses with an infusion of African specialities such as Karoo Lamb and Venison followed by decadent deserts and extensive wine lists that feature excellent Cape wines.
Refine the senses in a relaxed secluded setting for an unforgettable journey of true unpretentious dining.
Knysna International restaurant
Knysna (13.4 km from Rheenendal)
With stretching views spilling over onto the most beautiful lagoon and golf course and a dining experience that will delight the most discerning palate, The Orchid Room boasts the freshest, very finest local and imported ingredients on their Ala Carte menu.
Enjoy a satisfying Sunday buffet lunch or authentic sushi from skilfully crafted Japanese Sushi Chefs around the wrap around counter display. Compliment your meal with distinctive selections of award winning wines, chosen and suited to heighten each meal.
The Orchid Room oozes opulent sophistication for a distinctive dining experience that will please the most discerning patrons.
Knysna Contemporary restaurant
Knysna (13.6 km from Rheenendal)
Set on beautiful gardens and private acre estate, St James Restaurant promises lingering lunches on balmy summer days and cosy winters huddled in front of crackling log fires.
Boasting a superb dining room, generously stocked wine cellar and mouthfuls of delicious country style breakfasts, light lunches, teas and snacks, dining at St James delights the palate with contemporary fusion.
With spectacular panoramic views of Knysna lagoon and options of dining on various patios and terraces, St James is the perfect meeting place for a warm friendly experience touched by contemporary elegance.
Sedgefield Bistro restaurant
Sedgefield (13.8 km from Rheenendal)
Perched along the shimmering shores of Lake Pleasant Living, enjoying far-reaching views and cooling breezes, Bistro on the Lake slows down the palate and conversation with delectable cuisine and breathtaking views for a lingering awe inspiring dining experience.
Offering an array of seafood and contemporary dishes overlooking the lake, patrons can indulge in superb food complimented by unobtrusive service and good wine with the occasional silence broken by fish eagle.
Whether enjoying a hearty breakfast, lingering lunch or romantic dinner, Bistro on the Lake seduces the senses with mouth-watering cuisine, languid dining and friendly service immersed in a tranquil setting that captures the essence of relaxation.
Sedgefield Contemporary restaurant
Sedgefield (14 km from Rheenendal)
ChefAlma@Groenvlei Restaurant is situated in beautiful Lake Pleasant Resort just outside Sedgefield in the heart of the Garden Route, South Africa.
The restaurant serves laid-back rustic food with a clean modern twist, and beautifully presented with care. The menu changes periodically and will always include local seasonal produce, own homegrown herbs, vegetables and sprouts. Try some of the decadent desserts and cakes.
The resort is in a natural bird sanctuary on the shores of tranquil Groenvlei, the only freshwater lake on the Garden Route. The lake beachfront, with its sandy beach and lawns, is particularly safe for young children. On the eastern boundary of the resort is the 2000 hectare Goukamma Nature Reserve.
Currently we are serving breakfast from 8:00 to 12:00, lunch from 12:00 to 17:00, and dinner from 17:00 to 21:00. We are closed on Sunday evenings and Mondays.
Knysna (14.1 km from Rheenendal)
Iridescent with red walls and fairy lights, The Firefly Eating House and Chai Bar is housed in a charming original 1906 Knysna tin mining house on the Knysna lagoon with a view of the famous Knysna Heads.
The 'Eating House' explores the complexity of spice, and the 'Chai Bar' explores the subtleties of tea.Their irresistible spicy food draws inspiration from around the globe. Firefly's top dish is the Cape Malay bobotie spring rolls with a mint chutni; and the spice tea latte wins as top tea.
Try a Firestarter like the orange and ostrich spring roll with a Juniper berry dip followed by smoked berbere beef with quail egg, served with apricot and mint couscous. Berbere, a key ingredient in North African cuisine, is a spice mixture which usually includes chillies, ginger, cloves, coriander and allspice.
Of course dinner at Firefly wouldn't be complete without sugar and spice. Highly recommended is the saffron and cardamom basmati rice cream.
Knysna Mediterranean restaurant
Knysna (14.6 km from Rheenendal)
Housed in an old Victorian house built in 1862, Harry’s is the place to unwind and meet up with friends while savouring the delights and wonderful ambience with a traditional twist. For food that looks beautiful dressed in flavour and colour, visit Harry B’s restaurant in Knysna on Main Street.
Knysna (14.7 km from Rheenendal)
Finally musicians and bands have a home on the Garden Route! The Swing Café is the brain child of Derek, Marc and Wendy Oldfield. Derek and Wendy were both active musicians in the 80's. Derek moved on to become a succesful investment broker. Wendy carried on making albums and performing. In early 2009 Wendy, Derek and Marc (who are cousins) shared their dreams of opening a music venue and restaurant together. With Marc’s experience in the international hospitality industry and Derek's move to the Garden Route, the idea became a reality.Derek called Wendy a few weeks later and said "I'm in, are you?" She was and so they went venue hunting and found the most perfect location and building and ... well the rest is becoming history.Finally musicians and bands have a home on the Garden Route. Already artists such as Arno Carstens and Dan Patlansky have packed the house.
Knysna Bistro restaurant
Knysna (15.2 km from Rheenendal)
Boasting versatile cuisine influenced by European / Swiss dishes, Fat Susi’s Bistro offers something new to visitors looking for authentic Bistro food.
With ever- changing specials and reasonable prices, this long-standing bistro has become a hot spot with locals and tourists alike.
Discover home roasted coffee, delectable cakes and mouth-watering selections of freshly made food imported and local at Fat Susi’s Bistro on Main Street.
Knysna South African restaurant
Knysna (15.4 km from Rheenendal)
The Olive Tree Restaurant is an ideal place for wholesome lunches and the best night-time eating place. Open on Monday nights but closed on Saturday nights during winter months.
This is a health-conscious eatery with homemade South African dishes and interesting options like babotie spring rolls. Vegetarian options are available. Desserts are a 'treat' at The Olive Tree Restaurant.
Breakfast: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
Lunch: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday;
Dinner: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday (in season).
Knysna Indian restaurant
Knysna (15.6 km from Rheenendal)
This cheerful authentic Indian restaurant delivers a variety of beguiling tastes within a split-level setting with cool al fresco dining to soothe the palate.
Serving traditional Indian cuisine with a variety of mouth-watering curry dishes on mopped up with fragrant flavoured garlic or butter naan breads made in the traditional clay oven.
Delight in spicy Mumbai with starters of Tandoori Chicken and Chicken Tikka made in the clay oven. The food is meticulously prepared by experienced & qualified chefs from India all served with ethnic style in copper kadai, handis, tavis and balti.
Knysna Quays Contemporary restaurant
Knysna Quays (15.6 km from Rheenendal)
Renowned for the freshest seafood presented in contemporary dishes, this favourite amongst locals and tourists alike is a must-try!A lively but laid-back spot, Cruise Cafe boasts spectacular views of the Knysna Lagoon from the deck or through impressive large glass doors when the weather is less inviting.The decor is elegant with blond wood, earthy tones, alcoves and nautical photos. It’s the perfect setting to relax and enjoy whatever you fancy, be it a speciality coffee, a hearty lunch or a sundowner.
Knysna Breakfast restaurant
Knysna (15.6 km from Rheenendal)
Cafe 9 on Gray is a delightful little coffee shop that serves delicious light meals to be enjoyed with family and friends. Amazing, filling breakfasts that includes indulgent omelettes, flapjacks, waffles and jaffles are served. Toasted sarmies are also available. Milkshakes, smoothies, a variety of other hot and cold beverages, and delectable Chai latte's can be found on the comprehensive drinks list.
Knysna Quays Seafood restaurant
Knysna Quays (15.7 km from Rheenendal)
Ocean Basket is a popular South African restaurant offering hearty, fresh seafood at affordable prices. The extensive menu caters for all tastes, and even for the little ones. All main meals come with either stir fry, rice, chips or salad.
The fun, vibrant kids’ meals like ‘Mermaids Calamari Rings’ and ‘Captain Hook’s Prawns’ will make sure your brood is satisfied and healthy. There are also great seafood platters on offer and mouth-watering sushi, maki, sashimi and fashion sandwiches.
Knysna Bistro restaurant
Knysna (15.8 km from Rheenendal)
Easily located within the scenic Garden Route and famously known by locals as the place to enjoy made to order, thin crispy pizzas straight from the traditional wood-fired oven with wheat free bases available.
Dine on outdoor terrace or within the large garden on balmy summer days choosing from an array of delicious pastas, potatoe bakes, salads and voluptuously filled pita breads.
Leave enough space for decadent deserts and smouldering coffees for a pleasant, well-rounded day out.