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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 3722
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (13 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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 via mobile

I can thoroughly recommend this place. The rump steak was perfectly cooked to my taste and the “small” portion of chips was enormous. Our waitress, Olga, was very attentive and pleasant.

Thank kmiller12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorable meal. Had the 300 gram rump, medium. A perfect steak. Amazing quality meat, superbly cooked with delicious sides. The staff were terrific. Can’t wait to return.

Thank barbeach R
Reviewed 10 December 2017

What a hidden gem! Great steak and seafood, definitely the best pork ribs ever...Highly recommend this one of a kind restaurant.

Thank Donovan A
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal. Zim, our server, made it all the more special with her gracious and attentive service.

Thank thaitraveler06
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food!!! Great service. ..best all around!! We recommend anyone to try the freshest fish at the best prices in town! Truly impressive.

Thank Wendixe
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We were so sad to have such a poor meal as we are locals and have been here many many times before. The steak ordered medium rate was totally overdone and the rest of the food was very very average. As it was a birthday...More

Thank YEBO
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Best Mosambique Prawns I have ever had. Great Fillet Steak. Fantastic atmosphere. Go there but bring your own wine (they dont serve alc).

Thank friedi_hh
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is definitely a must-do when you're looking for a delicious steak or yummy seafood. Especially the prawns are awesome. The prices are totally fair and the quality is extremely good. The service is very friendly and the atmosphere is cozy. We can totally...More

1  Thank Naddi1718
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We adored this restaurant! Tricky to locate in the car park of a sailing centre but so worth the search. An informal plastic awning, basic chairs and tables, heat from a charcoal-effect fire, bring your own wine ... then you select from a fantastic array...More

1  Thank Abraham45
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I have had many steaks @ Rib and Rump and have NEVER been disappointed and I am a very fussy steak eater. They know how to prepare a rare steak!!

Thank Manor38
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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 3722
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