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Bosun's Pub and Grill

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George Rex Drive CRN Bokmakerie | Lower Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 6276
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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George Rex Drive CRN Bokmakerie | Lower Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

The Eisbein was fantastic, great service and fantastic value. The locals provided great entertainment. Great prices and vomes highly recommended!

Thank Sanette v
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is a love spot out of Town,it’s a local local pub beautiful bar good food nice ambiance & atmosphere to it food is pretty good here also , owner is tentative and very in tune to what’s going on

Thank PuppypowerT
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The Bosun's is a great Knysna pub, with typical grub to match. The staff were all very welcoming and friendly

Thank Bryster_T
Susancollinsalberts, Manager at Bosun's Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank You

Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a good value pub serving a wide variety of good pub grub. Lots of local beers on offer here - Mitchell’s. You need to book at the weekends if you want to eat inside. Good service. If you eat outside you overlook the...More

Thank JREDartford_Kent_UK
Susancollinsalberts, Manager at Bosun's Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Bosuns - we strive to offer good wholesome food at reasonable prices and glad we achieved this in your eyes. Nothing beats enjoying a cold Mitchells beer overlooking the lagoon at sunset time...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

The venue was packed with locals which is always a sign of good service and well priced fare. We were not disappointed. The beers were cold, Sharons service was hot, and the typical pub style meals were more than acceptable - Jan's Mutton Curry, Sirloin...More

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Don't get the wrong idea of what 'traditional pub' means before going along. This isn't a quaint, thatched, pretty country pub - this is a lively bar type pub with traditional bar meals - which aren't poshed up but are your fish and chip type...More

Thank Ean P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Quite a busy little pub restaurant and it’s worth booking a table in the restaurant during peak times. The restaurant is small so it fills up quickly. Great meals at reasonable prices. Check the specials menu.

Thank doppierunner
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Great British pub vibe and was full of people with alot of smiles... service was good and they really gave it there best, couple of downfalls was that the bun on my burger was very very stale and fell apart but the home made beef...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Just got into Knysna from Cape St Francis, group all chilling at the hotel so I walked down for a beer, still the same Friendly Local Pub Restaurant did not have dinner tonight but watching those that did still Great food, Value for money and...More

Thank Steve M
Susancollinsalberts, Manager at Bosun's Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks Steve, great to know we're keeping up the good work! Always good that people come back and have the same experience. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Kind regards Susan

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Parking next to the restaurant. We’ were five adults that stop to taste the beer. Enjoyed sitting outside under a big tree in front of the pub. The pub is next to a busy road but the English pub atmosphere is great. We did ‘n...More

Thank GerritPretorius
Susancollinsalberts, Manager at Bosun's Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Hi Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed the English Pub atmosphere and the craft beers. Sorry that the service was only fair but we do try to get it better and appreciate the feed back. Kind regards Susan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Rex Drive CRN Bokmakerie | Lower Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 6276
  • E-mail
An old style English pub serving locally brewed ale and value-for-money pub grub. Come along for Bosun's traditional Sunday roast, compete in their monthly quiz night or enjoy a Mitchell's drought beer while watching sports. Bosun's is the friendliest pub in Knsyna and the favourite local for football, rugby and tennis fans.
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