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All reviews fish and chips lemon meringue calamari burger salad cake knysna heads amazing views breakfast or lunch wait for a table stunning location great lunch knysna lagoon worth the wait sit outside great coffee garden route
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful breakfast menu. The view of The Heads from the restaurant is spectacular. Just watching the waves is so relaxing. To compliment this view is the wonderful food at this restaurant. I had the breakfast this time and this was not my first time eating...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had lunch on Friday with good friends!, the service was delightful and the food absolutely delicious! Definitely one of Knysna's best resatuarants.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our annual golfing tour we sometimes have a late tee off time. This is the opportunity we take for a leisurely visit East Head Cafe & never been disappointed . On arrival you are always welcomed by competent trained waitrons, smiles banter and shown...More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Situation was perfect and cheese cake good, but chocolate cake was worst I have ever tasted. Other food looked good.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 16 February 2021

The view of Knysna lagoon is just gorgeous. Inside the café’s décor is inviting. Food was ok. Service great.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 10 February 2021 via mobile

Stunning spot right at the heads. It's just a beautiful space! Really great breakfast selection on the menu, and our choice arrived with perfectly cooked poached eggs, plated in style. Our waitress was friendly, well spoken and efficient. It's really great for breakfast and lunch,...More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 6 February 2021 via mobile

Tasty food and very good and friendly service. We were here out of season and although they were busy we did not had to wait for a table. Inside and outside seating makes for a great view over THE HEADS Definitely a great place to...More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 30 January 2021 via mobile

Wonderful views of the Heads and food to die for. Definitely one for the bucket list. Can highly recommend the fish, calamari and delicious burgers. No1 spot in Knysna , not to be missed.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 19 January 2021 via mobile

10/10 across the board! Would definitely recommend! I came to East Head Cafe while driving through Knysna. The view just from the parking lot took my breath away. We were welcomed by super friendly staff. We were helped by Juanita J and she was an...More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 6 January 2021

Two o’clock New Year’s Eve calls for a bite so we’re off to East Head Restaurant down at the Knysna Heads on a picture-perfect afternoon. What a view! Adjectives don’t do it justice. We’re welcomed with an ‘If you don’t mind waiting 20 minutes, we’ll...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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They do not take reservations
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  • East Head Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5