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“Lovely Breakfast, great service”
Review of East Head Cafe

East Head Cafe
Ranked #2 of 161 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: Contemporary, Cafe, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lovely Breakfast, great service”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

We had a fantastic breakfast here, despite the restaurant being very busy. This was my second visit and it was just as good as the first.

The staff are fantastic and really know their stuff.

I would recommend East Head Café for breakfast and lunch - it fully deserves its high ranking on tripadvisor.

  • Visited June 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

I am from the UK and have a time share near by and one of the first places we always visit is East Head Cafe, we always sit outside, what a view !! But the Hake and chips are fabulous, if hungry have prawns to, constantly good and the staff are just lovely.
Only one thing would make this place better and that would be home made chips. But we can't have everthing.
The thought of the fresh crispy battered hake along with the view keeps wishing i was back there !!

  • Visited June 2013
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Sedgefield, South Africa
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“Response to Robert B”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

As a Knysna local you will never wait an hour even if they are very busy, which they always are. As for opening for dinner it has nothing to do with the manager but to do with the lease. the rest of your article I would totally agree with.

  • Visited June 2013
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Uplands Plettenberg Bay
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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“An inexpensive tasty lunch”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Once again this restaurant has delivered on taste, flavour and cost. We shared a starter - chicken livers peri peri and then had seperate mains, I had a thai curry - divine and Ray had seafood - equally good all washed down by their house white, whilst sitting next to their cosy fire. Well done again chaps we will return and recommend our guests from Bellamanga Country House to visit you.

  • Visited June 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Knysna.”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Great restaurant.
Excellent food, not too crowded, friendly, fast, happy, efficient staff.
Unbeatable view on the patio outside.
A bit chilly, so we got a hot water bottle and blankets.
Definitely the best restaurant in Knysna with the manager running around to add the personal touch, and it shows.
I shouldn't be writing this, next time we will have to wait in line for an hour.
Why not open for dinner? My guess is that the manager doesn't want to work breakfast, lunch and dinners.....

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Robert B
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