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Main Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 1780
18:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tender melt in the mouth espatada!! Kingklip was great but asparagus sauce was lacking! Great service and ambiance!! Will come again

Thank Michelle S
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very old world restaurant but the meals were superb. Would definitely recommend the espetada! It was delicious but you do need to book.

Thank annebL4017OE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This town of Sedgefield offers this restaurant whose really nice and tasty food is another must do in the Garden Route. Do remember to book especially in the evening since it tends to fill.

Thank inner-beauty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for the best steakhouse in Knysna and was pointed to Sedgfield...Montecello was exceptional, i must say the decor and tables and chairs could be improved but ultimately you go to a restaurant to eat and WHAT Exceptional fare. The prawns were large and fresh, the espetada was succulent and tasted delicious and a small but good wine list.... More 

Thank 602graemel
Bamberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

best steak I ever ate! service is super friendly and we'll definitly come back ! Had the paella, the special of the day, which was really nice as well. A MUST DO !!!

Thank sabine b
Cape Town
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another very good meal at this unpretentious yet pleasant and vibey restaurant which is always busy - reservations recommended. The staff were friendly & mostly efficient. Their wine list and prices are average for this type of restaurant and a small corkage fee is charged if you BYO. Our group had the beef fillet espetada (a house speciality) and the... More 

Thank Stephen V
Sedgefield, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for 25 years and their consistency of fantastic food and service is unreal. The Prawns are simply the best anywhere.

Thank mikesedgefield
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Third year running that we have gone to this restaurant and it just gets better. Fresh fish cooked to the point and served by a bright girl with a great sense of humour. If I had a criticism the portions are plenty big enough. My wife and I are here for another 3 weeksand we will be returning at least... More 

Thank Bob D
Boras, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Last time we took their Espetada and it was gorgeous so why don't try it again? :-) We were not disappointed, it is something you shouldn't miss if you like tender, juicy perfectly grilled beef!

Thank ulfm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Always a most wonderful dining experience when we visit Sedgefield in South Africa. The Espetada is a must for any steak lover.

Thank Sean O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna  >  Sedgefield
  • Phone Number: +27 44 343 1780

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?