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“BEST place on the Garden Route!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of East Head Cafe

East Head Cafe
25 George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
+27 44 384 0933
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Ranked #1 of 120 Restaurants in Knysna
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
London, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“BEST place on the Garden Route!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

FANTASTIC food (best we ate in South Africa) in an unbelievable location - this place is a must visit!! Really chilled decor and cool interior... go now!

Visited January 2012
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Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Where the locals go, because it is FABULOUS!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

East Head Cafe continues to be one of a tiny handful of restaurants in Knysna that consistently delivers delicious wholesome food, beautifully presented, at good prices. The service is impeccable - I often think perhaps all the waitrons have shares in the place - they certainly act like they do :) I just wish it was also open in the evenings.
This recent article in a national financial magazine sums it up: [--]

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grahamstown, South Africa
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Always a treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

A visit to Knysna is not complete without a trip up The Heads and then a meal at East Head Cafe. Looking forward to the next time!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Knysna, South Africa
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“Nice place @ the heads”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

This is what a good Cafe is all about good food -very good service - good cup of tea and you can get a good breakfast while watching the boats sail past.

Visited November 2011
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Woodford Green, United Kingdom
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
“Love it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

East heads cafe is always a must for me whenever we are in SA.
I love it there the food, the location the owner,Jerome a gentlemen and very helpful.

Always busy which I can understand why.

Value for money is excellent.
Staff friendly and helpful. Love it.

Visited January 2012
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