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East Head Cafe

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25 George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 384 0933
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8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Great cafe with delicious food in a great setting - sit on the terrace...
Great cafe with delicious food in a great setting - sit on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Knysna Heads. Only open for breakfast and lunch from 08h00 to 15h30.
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    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food and location

Stopped by during a busy lunchtime. No problems with finding us a table for 6 and the food was prompt. The menu was had excellent choice and the staff were excellent. Worthy of the top spot in Knysna.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Stopped by during a busy lunchtime. No problems with finding us a table for 6 and the food was prompt. The menu was had excellent choice and the staff were excellent. Worthy of the top spot in Knysna.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Consistently the best breakfast in Knysna. Rated on choice, price, presentation, service, speed and flexibility. We never miss having a breakfast here when we are in Knysna.

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Benoni
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Most beautiful setting, view is different every time you visit. The best coffee and the most delicious lemon meringue. Very popular cafe, with seating inside and outside. Friendly staff and good service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful view from this restaurant and good food. You can have salads, burgers, fish and amazing cake!!! To try......

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edinburgh, scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Popped in for coffee and cake on the way along the garden route. Wow what a place. Can't think of a more picturesque place to sit and drink a cup of coffee. Just beautiful and the cake was tasty too. Would recommend a stop here to soak in the views, atmosphere and of course a sweet treat.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nothing is too much trouble for the management & staff. The view is stunning and food is excellent. We have been a few times for both breakfast and lunches and always good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

There a at least three reasons to visit this cafe! 1. A delicious breakfast selection and a well prepared capuchino 2. The awesome view in the lagoon mouth flanked by the west and east head 3. The warmth spend by the log-fire in an iron furnace on a cold winter day We did not test the outdoor terrace overlooking the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Love everything about this place...the location, the views, the ambience, the staff, but overall, the food....excellent every time...delicious!! I would eat here every day if I could! Can't fault it!

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Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This restaurant never fails to please. The setting is superb and the food consistently good and well presented. Great burgers, crispy battered fish and calamari and desserts to leave home for. Love it. It's our favourite Knysna restaurant and a must go to with visitors.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Quality food! Great service! World Class location! Parking is a bit of a nightmare, but if you go with the flow and just accept it, it's well worth the wait at peak times.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 384 0933

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Great cafe with delicious food in a great setting - sit on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Knysna Heads. Only open for breakfast and lunch from 08h00 to 15h30.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?