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East Head Cafe

) #2 of 116 Restaurants in Knysna $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Seafood
25 George Rex Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 384 0933
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Contemporary, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 George Rex Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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421 - 430 of 1,525 reviews

Reviewed July 26, 2016

This became our favourite restaurant in Knysna. Our clients just love the view and the delicious food. The service is excellent!!!

Thank Hannah7146
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to be staying down the road at Under Milkwood and this cafe was a 5 minute walk from us. Often you will suffer a substandard establishment because it is in a beautiful place...Not here! The view is amazing,simply stunning.A truly magical location.And.......More

1  Thank quinnsaz
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Meal with a View ..... does not matter what time of the day .... a good meal is always guaranteed with the service to go with it ..... Today I had the Lamb Livers .... delicious and well presented ... hubby had the combo -...More

Thank Vallerie M
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Just the best location with the best food and just amazing staff. they just do it right every time we visit them. Very good quality food and great value.

Thank Albert M
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Visiting Knysna for the second time from Australia, this cafe/restaurnt is a definite favourite! Breathtaking views of the wild seas between the heads is accompanied by delicious yet simple food and friendly, efficient service. What more can you ask for!!!

Thank Corynniastation
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today based on TripAdvisor review and thus Cafe is the real deal. Great service and food was excellent if in Knysna worth the drive to East Head. Believe the TripAdvisor rating on this one !

Thank Peter C
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I Went to this restaurant on a few occasions while on holiday recently in Knysna and every time it was a delight. The view of the heads from the open air section is breathtaking. The staff is friendly and accommodating and got our orders pretty...More

Thank Jessicabianca
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice restaurant with great food, friendly and attentative service and lovely ocean view. Besides they serve an excellent coffee which is unique for south africa.

Thank Tomas E
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Whenever we are in Knysna we have to swing by East Head Cafe for at the very least a coffee and more often to have lunch. In Summer the upper seated area has a lovely "Garden Route" feel to it and in winter there is...More

Thank BryanKDM
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The Restaurant Has an outstanind view to The sea and The Lagoon, in particular Close to Sunset, However, They have to Close At 4PM, due to competition to The Restaurant next door. Try any Dessert, they are awsome

Thank andreasfwidmer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 George Rex Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 384 0933
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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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