The Art Café on Queen
The Art Café on Queen
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Speciality & Gift ShopsPaint & Pottery StudiosArt GalleriesCoffee Shops
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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When visiting the Garden Route, make sure you stop at this lovely, intimate art gallery in one of Knysna's old restored houses. Paintings and other artwork by artist/owner Helena Gerber, as well as other local and national artists are on display. Art Café on Queen, forms part of the Art Gallery. You can linger in this creative space while having the best coffee and carrot cake in town. Brilliant breakfasts include Eggs Benedict and French Toast. Breakfast is served the whole day. Sure favourites are the Baked Apple Cheese Cake, Lemon Meringue and Carrot cake. Fresh scones are served on a Friday. You will be served by the friendliest staff who will treat you like royalty.
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Kim M
London, UK35 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Was recommended to try for breakfast. Slightly out of the way but fun nevertheless. Very arty area (in the name of the cafe). Good breakfast and coffee. We both had eggs benedict. Negative was the poor service. Had to regularly go inside and ask for service. What a shame.
Written 27 February 2024
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PaddyPensioner
Johannesburg, South Africa82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Our visits exceeded our expectations by a long chalk. We experienced an unforgettable 3 hour multimedia craft course with excellent guidance from Claire of Storm Pebbles. We also met artist Helena owner of Art on Queen who was running a fun ‘ Sip and Paint’ course. We also visited a bespoke leather maker Lee who is certainly a master of her trade.
Written 30 December 2023
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mark
Port Elizabeth, South Africa2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
If you like good food in a snazzy environment with absolutely excellent service you should go and visit Helena at this gem of a spot in Knysna
Written 29 December 2023
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Charmaine Kruger
Knysna, South Africa6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Art on Queen is a little gem in the heart of Knysna. Helena Gerber, owner and artist, has created a beautiful coffee shop and art gallery where friends meet and people become friends with strangers they’ve only met!

Helena and her lovely staff have a way in greeting you like a lost friend they haven’t seen in a long time. A lovely place to go and have a super breakfast or lunch or sit and have coffee with the most delicious cakes in Knysna. The menu has a variety of very tasty breakfast or lunch dishes.

Art on Queen also offers a perfect spot for example book clubs to meet. There are separate rooms which gives you the privacy you need as a group or to sit in the beautiful gardens.

There is also a great selection of gifts to buy. Truly a gem in Knysna where people keep on returning for the ambiance and good food.
Written 3 March 2022
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spin308
Peterborough, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Couples
We went for breakfast having seen this place mentioned on an Instagram post for Knysna. We loved it. Quirky, relaxed, fabulous food and the staff were very friendly and happy! We moved here four weeks and are now getting out and about and will definitely make this one of our regular places to go.
Written 27 February 2022
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karin H
Somerset West, South Africa2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
I visited this charming art gallery in Knysna a few days ago. Helena, as well as her artwork, are an absolute delight and an asset to the artistic community. Do pay it a visit.
Written 12 February 2020
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Lynette Harpur
Knysna, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Friends
A wonderful little gallery with an interesting history. A variety of affordable art is on show. Definitely a gallery not to miss when next you visit Knysna!
Written 12 November 2019
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Thanks Lynette, we appreciate your review.
Written 17 November 2019
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MariaanKotze
Bloemfontein, South Africa2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
What an amazing gallery, beautiful art and a warm, friendly welcoming.
Helena is such an interesting person with so much vivasity!
Absolutely worth visiting.
Mariaan
Written 10 November 2019
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  • Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
  • Sat - Sat 08:00 - 13:00


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