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“Family pub!”

Bosun's Pub and Grill
Ranked #37 of 171 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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.
Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Why go to England if you can experience pub atmosphere in Knysna!? We enjoyed the food, ambiance and friendly patrons in the pub! Worth a visit!

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Reviewed April 4, 2014

Bosun's on George Rex in Knysna is everything a great pub should be. Their dishes are hearty, traditional and very reasonably priced. The atmosphere in the bar is warm and festive. On pub quiz night it is filled to the brim with the laughter of us locals. My favourite dish at Bosun's is the Chicken Pot Pie. It is a wonderfully unpretentious place to meet friends and watch football.

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Reviewed February 3, 2014

An overnight stay in Knysna, gave us the opportunity to pop into Bosun's Pub & Grill. Cold local beer and a perfectly mixed Rock Shandy, accompanied by a chicken strip basket were served promptly by the friendly staff. There is a deck for those stunning sunset evenings overlooking the lagoon. The interior and the toilets are spotlessly clean.

A couple of minor niggles was that the chicken basket was brought without accompaniments, which had to be asked for. Also, my empty beer glass did not appear to be a signal that a refill may be necessary, which also had to be asked for.

Despite the niggles, Bosun's is a very pleasant pub, well supported by the locals and is definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Unpretentious, excellent food, friendly and efficient service and reasonable value. I'd put this much higher than it's current position on tripadvisor. One of the best value seafood platters in Knysna. Great steak & kidney pies.

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1  Thank Ombuds
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Bosuns can only be described as a classic, traditional style pub and restaurant. The service is quick and friendly, with a good variety of choice on the menu. This place is very popular with locals. The bar offers a good selection of the local Mitchells ales and all very well kept, and served. There is almost a feeling of belonging when you savour a drink and a meal here, and the staff are always keen to please. Sunday roasts have become something of an institution here, and every week sees many familiar regulars return for more.

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