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Chutzpah, Knysna

Phantom Pass Road
South Africa 6570
Tel: 27 44 386 0046's insider take:

You might be surprised to find Moroccan food crowding the five-course set menu of a restaurant with a Yiddish name. But the romantic North African vibe of this restaurant at the Phantom Forest Eco Reserve has made it a Garden Route favorite, with colorful cushions, low tables, and glowing lanterns. The restaurant sits up high and overlooks a small pool, shaded deck, and the Knysna River in the distance below. The menu usually starts with a meze platter (raisin and pine-nut dolmades, pickled calamari, quail egg salad), followed by fish kebabs with a carrot, coriander, and sesame seed salad, then a tagine of chicken or lamb, and finally a selection of desserts (such as the cranberry and rose truffles).

Open Mondays through Saturdays 6:30 to 10 pm.

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