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JJ's Restaurant

Knysna Street | The Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 3359
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (52 reviews)
“kingklip” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Knysna Street | The Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Fiance and myself went to JJ'S last night to eat and what a fantastic experience! I havnt been to the resturant in years and was very impressed. The decor of the resturant is stunning, the staff very helpful and friendly and the food and...More

Thank AlessandraPierotti
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Many of my group did enjoy their food, but my fish was underdone for sure. The staff was super nice and because of the size of my group, I couldn't really send my food back. It turned out to be okay because the portions were...More

Thank Barbie48025
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Service was friendly and meals didnt take too long to be served even though the place was fairly full. Food was good and at the end of our meal, we were treated to the staff singing us a couple of songs. Nice views over the...More

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Kudu, Impala, Springbok (KIS) game platter at JJ was the best meat I had during my 15 days in SA. The meats were cooked to perfection and that was the 1st time I had tried any of the 3 animals (have had other versions...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Reasonably good value for money. The owner is interesting and talkative, the venue quirky. Food was above average. Worth a try, but the competition isn’t great.

Thank ukphill
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The place has one of the best harbour views in Knysna. It is upstairs. The food is the same as everywhere in the waterfront. Average - good but nothing special

Thank Napanangka
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We are as a family of 4 and found all the staff to be welcoming and helpful and ensured we had a memorable evening. The menu was quite extensive, with everything being freshly made and tasty. I had the kingklip and prawn curry which was...More

Thank Kev270
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

There are so many places to choose from on the waterfront at Knysna... this is definitely one of the best. Three of our party had the fillet steaks which were just amazing... so tender and beautifully cooked to perfection. The atmosphere was buzzy, warm and...More

Thank Susanna W
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Located in the heart of the Waterfront, this restaurant is pleasant. The Manager was friendly and welcoming. Meat was excellent. Nothing to complain about except service that was rather slow and team sometimes busier with their mobiles rather that taking care of guests. it still...More

Thank IncaDutch
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Great choice of seafood. Recommend the piggies to start! Nice relaxed atmosphere and a special touch when the staff came out to sing at the end of service,

Thank 500Bucks
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23 November 2017|
Response from TaurangaTrout | Reviewed this property |
There was heaps of bottles, some quite old. I suspect it is likely to still be there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Street | The Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 3359
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