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Bosun's Pub and Grill

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Bar, Pub, British
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George Rex Drive CRN Bokmakerie | Lower Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 6276
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Today
12:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Uitenhage, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This cosy Irish pub was just down the road from Lagoona Inn where we stayed. The people were friendly, the food was good. They even had a fireplace going when the evening became chilli. They have beer tasting as well for beer drinkers and the prices are really good.

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Thank 645marleneh
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely venue. Sat inside as smokers sit outside. Bit of a downer after travelling all day. But the inside is quiant and ever so tranquil. The staff are super friendly. Was served by a wonderful Xhosa Gentleman. Really treated me like a lady! The food was awesome. Fresh vegetables made my night! This is a happy place if anyone is... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice diner here. Good fried hake, Sirloin steak and chicken pie. The fries were not crispy but I think that's exactely how the Britisch folks like them. Nice pub where you can eat outside.

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Thank Jamie S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a meal yesterday. The starters were very nice, jalapeño poppers and garlic cheese bread. The mains were between terrible and un-eatable. I ate my burger, no taste. Seafood basket was sent back uneaten as it was ice cold and tasteless. Half the rack of ribs were sent back as they were not cooked. The chicken curry was... More 

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Thank PaulConlon
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a diwn to earth, cosy and local gem!! The staff are so friendly, the food is devine and the fireplace just makes you want to stay there all night! Definitely a must!!!

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Thank Maché v
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great pub lunch... Best hake I've ever had. Drinks poured a bit stiff and I'm now drunk. Lekker place!

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Thank Andrew H
Susancollinsalberts, Manager at Bosun's Pub and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to review us and thanks for the positive remarks. Our hake is good as everything is freshly prepared and cooked to order. Hope to see you guys again on your next golf tour. Kind regards Susan More 

Knysna, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

good service and food pleasant setting. The people are friendly and eager to please. the food was scrumptious and good value for your money.

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Thank marlene290
Susancollinsalberts, Manager at Bosun's Pub and Grill, responded to this review

Thanks Marlene for taking the time to do a review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal at Bosuns and felt it was good value for money. Always good to hear that the staff made you feel welcome. See you next time. Kind regards Susan More 

Liverpool, UK
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Visiting Knysna and recommended the Bosun by our AirBnB host. It was like being back in the UK, friendly pub, good beer and good standard pub grub. Service good and quite reasonably priced. Nothing fancy but that wasn't expected so it did the job.

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Thank Euan S
Flanders
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had just arrived in Knysna and were starving so we went for a quick meal. Nearest place around was this pub. Loud, very loud, but it was rugby time. Soon our hamburger arrived. Nice at a very fair price.

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Thank Nefertete
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great beer and basic pub grub. Do not expect anything fancy but the food and atmosphere is great especially when watching rugby.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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