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Mon Petit Pain

17 Hedge Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 7873
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“quiche” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Hedge Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

This is an absolute visit! Great food and fantastic ambience! Having moved to opposite the school, it's easy to find. Friendly staff and nice selection on menu! Quiche scores a 11!

Thank Fulvio D
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Having been big fans of Ill de Pain this was our third trip to Mon petit Pain and were disappointed with our food. I ordered my usual favourite the toasted ham and cheese and instead of finding my flavour laden toastie I was served a...More

Thank Sandra494
Vivienne M, Owner at Mon Petit Pain, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2015

Hello Sandra, we're so very sorry that you did not have a great experience with us. We would love for you to come back for another try. Please forward us your details on mppcx@mweb.co.za and we can then arrange for a complimentary lunch for your...More

Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a must especially for breakfast. They have a huge selection of breads A very popular place to eat expect to queue at certain times

Thank PrimUk
Vivienne M, Manager at Mon Petit Pain, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2015

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. Very much appreciated. Hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We had late breakfast there today, and it was fantastic!! I had the Birchers muesli with sweet dukka and poached pears. Fabulous. Coffee also great. I am going back tomorrow morning for more...

Thank Marjo T
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Being the little sister to the now fire-destroyed Ile de Pain, Mon Petit Pain in its new premises not far from the old, proved to be just okay. It's housed in a spruced up house near the Waterfront, but once inside there was no one...More

Thank Meryl U
Reviewed June 5, 2015

Mon Petit Pain can certainly be considered as one of the landmarks in Knysna. It is a must-visit restaurant for tourists and locals. Situated a stone's throw from the Knysna Waterfront, this cozy restaurant offers plenty of parking, inside seating as well as seating on...More

Thank pietersmit1
Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a lovely Lunch at Mon Petit Pain .The Hamburgers was so tasty and well presented. The patties was very tasty and cooked as we asked for .The service was great

Thank Janfourie
Reviewed May 27, 2015

Arrived in the morning to a rather quiet café. We sat down at a table outside without being greeted by any staff. After waiting for menu's for approx. 10 minutes we got up, only to be told to place our order at the front counter....More

Thank FoodieCPT01
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I love the coffee & the food but I really dislike their method of taking your name when you order then trying to find you when your order is ready - just me perhaps!

Thank BigPeteW
Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is the 'little sister' of Ile d Pain, which burnt down earlier this month. They make nice take-away sandwiches, and good coffee. But I was surprised that I could order anything for breakfast except fried eggs and bacon, the waitress not being able to...More

Thank whale1
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Hedge Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7873
Sister restaurant to Ile De Pain. One of the most popular breakfast spots in town!
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