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Montecello Restaurant

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Main Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 1780
18:30 - 21:00
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Ede, Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

King prawns were delicious and the espatada was unbelievably tender and very tasty. Medium portion was more than enough. It wasn't cheap but the food was amazing.

Thank NikkiR624
Sedgefield, South Africa
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best in Sedgefield - the best food, the best espatada, the best and friendly service! Everytime I visit I leave the restaurant thinking - when I visit next time I will have to try the---dish. Owner always at hand with a welcoming smile.

Thank elzaben
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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206 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have reviewed this restaurant before(3 months ago), but this really is a MUST restaurant to visit if you are in the nearby vicinity. You need to book!! Busy every day of the week. We and two friends went for a Tuesday night dinner, each sharing a large Espedata. This restaurant is special in that the Espedata is Fillet Steak.... More 

Thank Jenny H
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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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160 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 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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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

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
Reviewed 14 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

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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, 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?