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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
25 George Rex Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a cafe with spectacular views of The Heads, Knysna's iconic landmark. The cafe offers good quality food, and staff are efficient and friendly, even though it is a busy eatery. The carrot cake was particularly good, as is the battered fish and chips.

Thank moscovy
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The food was lovely but the real winning selections were artisinal gin cocktails and the service. The view is a knockout. Parking was available but we came late afternoon so we made out well

Thank Margdris
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had an excellent, leisurely lunch for two. The food was great and the staff extremely friendly and made us feel right at home. Clearly a popular spot judging by all the locals eating there.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Beautiful restaurant with fabulous views, food and staff. Came here for lunch on a gorgeous sunny day, and were grateful for all the walking we did afterwards around the Knysna heads, given how much food we polished off in there - my mouth still waters...More

Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Went along for a lunch , and was extremely impressed by the service and food. Will definitely be back next time

Thank Patrick & Lorra... C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A group of us went for breakfast after the Saturday Park Run - what an amazing place, quick, friendly service. A great menu and everyone loved their meal. Also the best place for a burger at lunch time!

Thank KnysnaRIBadventures
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had a very good lunch there two weeks ago. Delicious yellowtail and fresh chips. The restaurant was very busy but the service was tops. Very well trained staff. Highly recommended.

Thank mrsels187
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I live at a guest house and we always sending guests to go their for breakfast. Not one bad review ever. Venue, food, staff management and service over the top. Atmosphere relaxed and calm. Aromas from the kitchen, mouthwatering. Pleasantly an all round great experience....More

Thank 1ortwo
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Setting is of course magical,Staff are generally friendly and attentive.U opted for a blue cheese roasted macadamia pearl barley salad that was fresh and flavourful and definitely recommend.The cheesecake was delectable,fresh and enjoyed by myself and my partner.Would definitely recommend.

Thank faerienomad
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Stopped here for tea (and cocktails) and dessert and enjoyed the quite and relaxing spot overlooking the ocean and the Knysna Heads! Service was fantastic and menu had a wide range of choices. We didn't have food but it looked good from others around us....More

Thank FrizzyFrosty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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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