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Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula

Lagoonview Drive | Sparrebosch, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 302 3333
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“ribeye” (2 reviews)
“caesar salad” (4 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Lagoonview Drive | Sparrebosch, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Only the best service
" Delicious food, topped with the most amazingly friendly waitress!"
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2. Delicious comfort food
" everything really was delicious! "
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3. Breathtaking Views
"A very good restaurant with amazing views."
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent our Valentine’s Day dinner at Z and it was fantastic! The food was superb, the service was amazing and the whole experience was the best you will have in the area. This is our second Valentines dinner in the past 3 years here...More

Thank Dean T
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Dean T, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Hi. Truly an excellent restaurant. Better quality than kynsna town. Menu is full of beautiful dishes. Wine list is of the highest standard. The staff were very helpful but yet non intrusive. We had a table next to a roaring log fire which made for...More

Thank Ste T
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Dear Ste T, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at with us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the menu and wine list and proud that you received knowledgeable and friendly service. We do hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last night at the “Z Cafe” we were totally ignored. The host pointed to a corner where we could sit and we were neglected all night. I had to stand and has the host for water, a menu and after eating the mediocre meal, I...More

Thank Samak S
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Samak S, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Cafe Z. It is disappointing for me to know that you left with a negative impression of us and as you have explained in your post, your overall dining experience was...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

the food is farm to table so you can really tell the freshness of the product when you eat it. However, they messed up our order twice so that was a bit of a bummer.More

Thank AlexBTraveler
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear AlexBTraveler, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café z. Please rest assured that we have noted your comments and will use your valuable feedback to make improvements. It is only through feedback that we can continuously improve. We do...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Staff are really great and accommodating. We ate breakfast here and I was a little early but the ladies and gentlemen quickly had me sipping on a cappuccino and the buffet breakfast opened soon after. Top notch food, excellent service, the way you should start...More

Thank Marcel S
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Marcel S, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Perhaps my best meal on route to the Cape. Kingklip with risotto. Perfect in every sense. Kids well looked after. Original local dishes on offer.More

Thank GautengLad
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear GautengLad, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

It was so relaxing to have our lunch here! Romano look after oor drinks, I think he was one of the mangers. Lolo was our waitress, and I must say she has grown as a waitress quite well! I ordered the Ceasar Salad with extra...More

Thank annieplett
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear annieplett, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for choosing to dine at Café Z. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed a lovely meal. I thank you for your feedback and assure you that we take every opportunity to learn...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Recently celebrated my bday with my hubby and daughter in cafe z @conrad pezula and yes l can gladly corfirm that the service is exceptional,the food is divine and the ambiance perfect.l would highly recommend this restaurant any day...special thanks to the restaurant manager for...More

Thank deetanya
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear deetanya, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience with us on Trip Advisor. It is only through feedback that we continuously improve. I am proud to hear that you enjoyed your food and that your received helpful service from our...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Restaurant manager Alwyn went that extra mile for us. We are travelling with a 9 month old baby and he did everything to make sure we had the best dinners and experience during our 3 nights stay. Lovely family holidayMore

Thank AndrewG1977
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear AndrewG1977, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Conrad pezula Cafe z is awesome. The chef knows his food, the waiter “Khosi” was a hospitable individual and Zonele made our anniversary memorable with the gourmet of chocolates. Big up your restaurant is dope!!!More

Thank Sammy M
Conrad P, General Manager at Cafe Z at Conrad Pezula, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Sammy M, Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at Café Z. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent overall dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming...More

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SammyKim
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Response from Victor C | Property representative |
Good day. Thank you for your query. We offer Knysna locals a Loyalty Card for a discount of 30% at our restaurants, Café Z and Zacharys. Front Desk or the Restaurant Manager will assist with the application form for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lagoonview Drive | Sparrebosch, Knysna 6571, South Africa (Formerly Cafe Z at Pezula Hotel)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 302 3333
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy a casual dining option at Conrad Pezula in our relaxed and stylish bistro, Café Z. Located on the lower level of the hotel, this funky venue has been designed to reflect the natural, organic flavors of the menu; the eclectic décor is warm and inviting, with bright jewel-like colors, on-trend fabrics, comfortable seating and ambient lighting.Executive Chef Geoffrey Murray says Café Z is all about delicious, freshly prepared, beautifully presented food, served in a relaxed environment. The concept was inspired by the success of Geoffrey’s Farm to the Table menus which he launched at Zachary’s in 2010.At Café Z, our menus are constantly evolving to reflect seasonal quality and availability. The food is simple and wholesome - prepared from the fresh produce grown in the resort’s vegetable and herb garden, and sourced from local producers, ensuring a mouth watering array of dishes at consistently excellent value.
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