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JJ's Restaurant

) #12 of 116 Restaurants in Knysna €€ - €€€ African, Seafood, Soups
Knysna Street | The Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 3359
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  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
“kingklip” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Knysna Street | The Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 662 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, service excellent Prices was fair Only negative was the traditional African music which was a bit overpowering and very loud

Thank bos810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here in the winter meaning there were only two tables of people and we were one of them. The manager was extremely accommodating and took extraordinarily great care of us. The food! Awesome! Eat these: Game Kebab; Grilled Mushroom; bobotie spring rolls and...More

Thank shaytread
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely host good food overlooking the lagoon. Love the way wine bottles are put on ceilings do try fish and chicken dishes

Thank sushant1984
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We visited JJ's a couple of weeks back and were a little disappointed with the food, it wasn't as fresh or well presented as other restaurants we had visited throughout our trip. We still had a lovely night as the staff were so friendly and...More

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

What a great experience. Food quality and pricing great. Staff and management friendly and welcoming. Highly recommende

Thank SeppiesTours
Reviewed 9 May 2017

A wonderful evening enjoyed by all. The steaks were cooked to perfection. Good variety of food available. The host is welcoming and attentive to his guests.

Thank Caryn P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We arrived later in the evening without a reservation. We were welcomed and seated at the bar until a table came free. The ostrich, kudu and crocodile carpaccio was exquisite in its presentation of different flavours. The zebra steak was a revelation : juicy, unique...More

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

When we were in Knysna we had forgotten that it was Easter. it was difficult to book for dinner, but we happened to arrive at the restaurant when the staff were delivering goods. Luckily we were booked in for Easter Sunday evening. We also booked...More

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A very busy night but had no reservation. The management made a plan for us. Both my partner and. I had the kingklip. This was perfectly prepared, moist, tasty and beautifully presented. The staff are a happy bunch who work well together. Really nice atmosphere...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Usually waterfronts are pretty touristic, and Knysna is not different in that sense. So are the restaurants - just JJ's is one of these places I visit almost every time when in Knysna. Good food, friendly service, also some live music if you happen to...More

Thank VAH0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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