Knysna is known as South Africa's 'oyster capital'. These delectable shellfish are so popular in this part of the world, a whole festival is dedicated to them every July. Regardless of when you visit, however, you should find them available in abundance.
Prawns are not really specific to the region, but the spectacular coastal setting makes it the ideal occasion to enjoy large bounties of grilled prawns. You do not have to venture far to find a seafood restaurant with a prawn special.
The Garden Route is a stone's throw from the ostrich capital of the world - Oudtshoorn. This means that this delicious, healthy, lean, juicy red meat is readily available as fillet, steak, mince, goulash, sausage, kebabs or burgers.
South Africa's Karoo lamb is the most succulent and delectable lamb meat you could possibly find. The meat is sourced from free-roaming sheep grazing on particular Karoo vegetation, which provides it with that irresistible unique flavor.