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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • 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 yesterday

We visited The Heads on a sunny but cold August afternoon and enjoyed the fabulous views while watching the waves break on the rocks. It was around lunchtime and we decided to see what was on offer at The East Head Cafe. The hostess showed...More

Thank MarianKreviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a relaxed lunch with our two teenage sons in the East Head Cafe. The quality of the food is excellent and the staff is very friendly and professional. Great views on the Ocean from virtually all tables.

Thank Els T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Simply the best views and the best fish and chips - period. Get there early as the parking is a challenge. Excellent service. Will return again and again.

Thank ExplorerZA2602
Reviewed 5 days ago

we had breakfast here , as we were staying just a few minutes walk away at undermilk wood resort chalets.v nice breakfast ,although not on menu but still can be ordered, hot chocolate ,cheese omlette , toast , chicken sandwiches, etc . service is quick,...More

Thank taj111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu with good variety. Not rated 5 only because the breakfast is limited for non-egg lovers. Also a good selection of different hot drinks and cold juices.

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service, views and food were all excellent at this cafe. We cycled here from our hotel and it was a lovely treat to reach such a delightful place.

Thank AlexEastLothian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Knysna you have to go to the East Head Cafe, GREAT local food, awesome staff. If you're going for breakfast go early. This is a must stop to knysna. Awesome view of the sea and heads.

Thank Russell B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant cafe with vintage design and decoration 💖 Great location and staff 👍🏻 Coffee smells good and desserts look delicious (didn't try them though)😋 I only had lunch in there and it was (catch of the day), but I honestly didn't like it ..

Thank Tarneem A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious brunch with spectacular view of the Heads. The food was excellent. A must Visit - For Sure. Kiddy Friendly. Staff frriendy. A real Gem in Knysna.

Thank charmaineland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This piece of heaven is a real gem in this little town. It couldn't have a better location, the coffee and food is unable to be topped, and staff are wonderful. This is a place to make real memories.

Thank Michael d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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