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East Head Cafe

$$ - $$$, 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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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“biscotti” (27 reviews)
“fish and chips” (69 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Hours
Contemporary, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 George Rex Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent fish & chips. Fresh, light and really yummy. Wonderful view adds to good atmosphere. Highly recommended to us by friends and it certainly didn’t disappoint.

Thank SJElsworth
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

recommended to us by a staff member of Berluda lodge in Oudtshoorn, it didn’t disappoint. Delicious fish n chips delivered by pleasant staff, overlooking lovely views. & i has a rather yummy cocktail!

Thank Llama44
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must visit!!! Food is amazing. Service is top class. Had the Hake and Calamari, crispy batter on fish. Calamari cooked to perfection. Will be back. (Again 😁)

Thank Bronwyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food, good fish and chip and the personals was very nice. You can have a beautiful view of the Knysna head. I come back for sure

Thank Inès M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting pricey for breakfast but quality of food and service is outstanding. Best location for a restaurant in Knysna.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was perfect! We headed there without knowing exactly but what a superb surprise ... The food, service, coffee, the blanket just in case ... I highly recommend!

Thank MBlain5
Reviewed 1 week ago

East Head café is located on the East head of the entrance to the bay around Knysna and offers wonderful vistas. They have indoor and outdoor seating and are open for breakfast and lunch only. The food is western/SA mix. The fried fish was quite...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the eggs Benedict, a favourite, my companion went for a more conventional choice. The service was very good and the view fantastic.

Thank laylapretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous scenic view of the Knysna Heads whilst eating. Both inside and outside seating areas; both with a view. Great seafood for reasonable prices.

Thank Untamed B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hake and chips! The view is great. We love coming here for breakfast or lunch. The staff are really efficient and friendly. Really good Strawberry Daquiris too.

Thank Sue53_11
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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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