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Rib & Rump

Corner Waterfront Drive & Long Street | Next to Railway Siding Dockyard, Behind Tait Marine, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 0722
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“surf and turf” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood
Corner Waterfront Drive & Long Street | Next to Railway Siding Dockyard, Behind Tait Marine, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a busy weekend in Knysna and the restaurants were fully booked. We got a spot in Rib and Rump. It is rustic, very rustic. You basically sit outside, with only pull down patio covers between you and nature (read cold sea breeze). The...More

Thank JacoParsons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another awkward to find restaurant but well worth the effort. Shares the site with Freshline Fisheries and is therefore also rustic. The staff are helpful, friendly and efficient. There is an extensive menu to choose from, which is cooked to order. It is BYO (...More

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meat platter, additional meat could be added and we opted for some extra ostrich. We felt very welcome and the staff were all very nice. Parking is included. Nothing can be said further than just a fantastic place to have a...More

Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of four on holiday we wanted good meat-based food at a reasonable price while still finding the setting enjoyable. We found it at Rib & Rub. It’s rustic, but worth it. Food was of a good quality. We’ll be back here again.

Thank DurhamPaul
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Stumbled across this lovely, low-key restaurant which was refreshingly different to all the tourist traps at the nearby Waterfront. It's nothing fancy but the food is delicious and as they are not licensed you can take your own alcohol to enjoy with your meal. Had...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is the place to visit if you want a good quality steak or a "fall off the bone" eisbein or ribs. On a winter's night the fires are lit making you feel "warm and cozy". Remember, this is not a licenced place and you...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Little difficult to find the restaurant. The food was fresh and delicious. We had seafood .Staff very friendly. Suggest that you take your warm coats as dinning outside.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Once you ascertain the address, you will be more than satisfied with the quality of the food and superb service. All food was served with adequate spacing and the staff were so friendly. Be careful, on a cold night you need to rug up but...More

Thank Peter17OZ
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A very casual rustic setting belies a great venue. The steaks are excellent and an added bonus is the fish offering from Freshlime next door, the sister restaurant. At Freshline there is no meat offering only fish. Remember to take your own wine as it...More

Thank Back_Road_Tours
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this little steakhouse tonite! Felt like were we on a island with seasand under our shoes and everywhere bonfires! We both ordered rump and it was so tender and tasty! Staff are very friendly! This is the place for you if you love...More

Thank delmabasil1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Waterfront Drive & Long Street | Next to Railway Siding Dockyard, Behind Tait Marine, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 0722
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