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“Awesome location, great staff, pretty good food”
Review of East Head Cafe

East Head Cafe
Ranked #2 of 181 Restaurants in Knysna
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed August 20, 2013

We visited the East Head Cafe for brunch on a Saturday morning.

All that has been written about the service and location is true. Lovely property, mesmerising location and friendly and slick service. Coffee was ok (not great) but no worse than anywhere else.

Food was a bit odd, and I had to scrape off the tomato jam from my eggs as it was ultra sweet and vile, but the eggs and toast were good. Maybe my menu choice was bad.

All in all a great spot and I was totally go back on another occasion given the chance.

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Thank gotravelgirl
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Our visit to East Head followed a visit to the top of the cliff and was of the tea and cake nature. All that has been written elsewhere about the service, quality of food, ambience, views and more is spot on.

However, I think that to be one off top ranked in Knysna (or any where else, for that matter) the establishment should offer an evening meal. I'm not suggesting that East Head should open in the evenings, rather that TripAdvisor should refine their rating criteria - at the time of writing, the establishment two off top ranked is another which is closed in the evenings

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Thank Woodside8437
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We are very fortunate enough to live in Knysna and we go to East Head Café at every possible opportunity. The food, service and setting is quite easily the best Knysna has to offer and the Salmon Hollandaise is the best breakfast I could ever wish for. I would highly recommend anyone visiting Knysna to treat themselves to a meal here. The restaurant is not open at night.

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Thank Georgina M
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

We drove out to the Heads on Saturday morning(when Oyster Festival was in full swing).
The hostess had a waiting list ,but offered us a table inside immediately. The place was packed and we expected to wait for service and food.
However, our coffee/cuppa's and juices arrived within a couple of minutes and so did the food, which was fantastically prepared and tasty. This hostess deserves a medal, she handled the que and hungry guests like she's been doing it for many years!!
Well done to a beautiful,lovely,friendly place.View....idillic!!

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Thank DeirdreLoxton
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

Wonderful breakfast experience with possibly the best views of the Heads. The breakfast was delicious and their coffee coupled with their bisoctti, which you can purchase bags after,

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Thank MonwaX
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