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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 3 May 2016

We went for lunch here recently and from the moment we walked in we had amazing service and you can tell this is a team that works very well together as everyone helps everyone else and it makes for a slick team. The view is...More

Thank Bgboarder82
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

A divine oasis close to the Heads. With this gorgeous view, expect to have a bit of trouble to find a parking when it's peak season. We went during a long weekend and despite asking to make a reservation, the restaurant were operating on a...More

Thank AndrissaFerreira
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I think we visited East Head Cafe every day of our holiday and we loved it every time. The service and food were amazing, not to mention the lovely views. You wont be disappointment when you visit.

Thank Ninkx
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Service is friendly but the parking situation in the middle of the week is crazy. Call ahead and book a table if you want to sit near the window and see the Knysna Heads while you eat. The food is fresh and well made. We...More

1  Thank TazzDiscovers
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

East Heads Cafe is a great stop for great coffee and value for money breakfast option on The Heads. We have visited a couple of times to sit inside and out. The views are spectacular. Only downside is the lack of wifi reception, even an...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

A very popular lunch spot, expect not to find parking in its immediate vicinity and a table wait time. We had to wait 30 minutes on a Sunday afternoon at roughly 2pm. It builds expectation when you have a wait time! There are two seating...More

Thank Regina E
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Was really looking forward to the restaurant and even though we waited 20 min for parking we were not disappointed. What a setting with friendly and helpful staff. I like my crayfish and they were having a crayfish special - spoilt for choice . Food...More

Thank 619jedb
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Although we like to try new restaurants we find ourselves heading back to the East Head Cafe. Stunning location, friendly service, relaxed atmosphere and good food. I had the hake goujons and my wife the bbq pulled pork burger.

Thank 99Luftballons
Reviewed 29 April 2016

So I was knysna and wanted a cake and tea on Sunday so I drove to the Heads and found the cafe closed. No problem I shall be back the following day on my Gourmet Tour of Knysna. Arrived back the next day with my...More

Thank Geckoland
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

When I saw the queue to get a parking bay, I knew that this restaurant must be special and I wasn't disappointed. I got a parking bay quite quickly and the efficient and friendly staff had me seated in next to no time. I had...More

Thank SeanU0707
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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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
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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