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East Head Cafe

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25 George Rex Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 384 0933
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08:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:30
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The location is stunning and the menu very attractive. Sadly we only had time for a coffee before heading back to catch a plane in George. I certainly would have wanted to stay for a proper meal and enjoy the view on the water.

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Thank Vincent R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Whilst a sunny day, it was chilly. We opted to eat outside as the view is fantastic, so the staff brought us hot water bottles and rugs! Wonderful. Husband had delicious mussels, whilst I chose the line caught fish of the day. Both were delicious and very reasonably priced

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Thank hideys
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The views are spectacular, but as good is the food. Gorgeous perfectly poached eggs with a wonderfully rich hollandaise is the perfect way to reward yourself.

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Thank Kirsten W
South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had a nice view of the ocean and the food was superb!! I highly recommend the deep fried calamari and chips, you won't regret it.

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Thank _Angie_Webz_
Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This amazing restaurant set just above the lagoon overlooking the Knysna heads is a superb restaurant in my opinion. They have a wonderful chef, efficient staff, amazing food and menu and incredible views

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Thank Jinty v
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Good location. Sat outside viewing the lagoon mouth and incoming tide. Service was good and meal well presented.

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Thank Donald94
Manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Popped in for coffee and wished we hadnt already had breakfast. Food looked lovely and the cafe was really nice with great views. Service was quick no efficient.

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Thank Chalmers16
Brenton-on-Sea, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had another wonderful breakfast here! Friendly staff, food arrives hot and everything made to perfection! Hollandaise sauce fantastic!

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Thank HelenevZyl
Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The number one spot in Knysna with excellent service, best views of Heads, great food and a superb menu with quality ingredients

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Thank Lizzy684
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Service was friendly and fast. Amazing views and good coffee. Not the best carrot cake I have had but decent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
Contemporary, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:30
Monday
08:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:30
Thursday
08:00 - 15:30
Friday
08:00 - 15:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:30
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
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?