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“Great food, great service, great value” 4 of 5 stars
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Montecello
Main Road, Sedgefield, Knysna, South Africa
443431780
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Ranked #2 of 23 restaurants in Sedgefield
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Holland, Michigan
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Great food, great service, great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This family run restaurant has not changed in years. Do not be put off by the dated decor the service is warm and friendly and the food is really good. My favourite is the schnitzel with a choice of sauces, but the fillet I recently had we spectacular. Montecello is always busy with regular, local customers - always a good sign. Though famous for their espatada, there is lots of choice on the menu. The husband/chef is utterly consistent, serving a large number of excellent meals of a consistently high standard. I can recommend Montecello highly, go for a drink at the bar then settle in for a delicious meal. You will become a fan.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great food, Poor service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The food was excellent, the Espetada that I had read about in many reviews definitely lived up to expectation. Unfortunately the service left a lot to be desired. Despite being friendly with our waitress we were disappointed by her lack of attendance. She offered various side dishes to other customers that we were not made aware of. She also regularly attended to her other tables of locals, but we were left waiting for nearly 1 hour after completing our meal before she returned for the first time. The locals all received bread baskets, which we never received.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Delicious food at reasonable prices with friendly service!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

Delicious food - especially the Espetada - cubes of steak with garlic butter dripping over it - highly recommended
All the food on menu at reasonable prices
The atmosphere is relaxed - seems that Fridays have more of a buzz
The staff are friendly and attentive
Definitely recommend this restaurant!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Family meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Always enjoy coming here for a relaxed meal with family friends. Good value for money and a great atmosphere especially as its always full! I love the prawns here and would always recommend them or the takeaway pizza!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
“my parents 50th wedding aniversary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

i visited my parents in sedgefield all the way from the uk , and on the19 fed 2013 we celebrated their 50th wedding aniversary with a few of their close friends (ten in all) at Montecello. the ease of booking and friendlyness of involved was second to none. i am a seefood lover , but had been told to try themeat on the scewer...the espidato if my memory serves me well. icant express in words how loverly it was and how the waitress who looked after us that night was profesional and very professional at what she did for us that night.everyone had a wonderfull time and i was very very impressed. real value for money and a superb memory , so to all at montecello , thank you for a fantastic time. Owen hicks back in the uk.

Visited February 2013
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