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Main Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 1780
18:30 - 21:00
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Sedgefield, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Pretoria, South Africa
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner at Montecello. The staff was friendly and the food was well prepared. There is a vibrant atmosphere with locals frequenting the restaurant.

Thank Debzbarnard
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

U cant call it fine dining but then again you are in Slowtown where it is more abt the moment and just enjoying a meal with friends. Seafood paella and squid heads were great. My wife had the sole which was average - just grill it and don't fry it! My brother had the seafood platter which could have served... More 

Thank Hardus E
Sedgefield, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is as good as it gewts. Make sure to book, even in the week. The Espetada's are the best, as well as the soul. As a matter of fact. I have not had anything here that i diod not like

Thank Ben O
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Sedgefield is a small and rather bizarre little town with restaurants far and few in between. There are some great little gems, and for me this one took the cake. Recommended by a local friend, you cannot go wrong. Famous for its espatada, you have to try it. It comes dripping with garlic and cooking sauce, that slowly flavors your... More 

Thank Graemeswanepoel2
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We grew up in the Sedgefield area and Montecello has always been our first choice for the best meal out. We have been based in UK the last couple of years and always go back there. If you travel through Sedgefield don't miss Montecello. Calamari steak, Espatada, Beef schnitzel you name it is the Best.

Thank Jacques B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Italian food with a view. Friendly service. Finding a table difficult dueto popularity. Rather book

Thank Ilze256

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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
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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
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?