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Italian, American, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 20 May 2022

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed breakfast at Sanook as we were passing through East London. The food was cooked to perfection, the service was extraordinary. The manager was very accommodating and understanding towards our requests. I would highly recommend Sanook Cafe for a great...food experience.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 28 March 2022

A sensational meal! We were in town with a biggish group, they accomodated 20 of us for supper on the one night, meals were sublime, food came out fresh and fairly quickly! We were so impressed by the food as well as the service. We...then ordered takeaways form them the following night, the same excellent standard of food was received, and incredibly prompt service despite the fact that the sit down restaurant was jam packed!!! Definitely visit Sanook Cafe (but make a reservation) :-)More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 5 March 2022 via mobile

Four of us were in eastlondon on business from 28 Feb to 4 March. 3 nights we ate at Sanook. Excellent vibe, extensive menu, wide awake staff, busy and the food is top class. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

We all had different dishes. They were all spendid. Service was also great. Very reasonably priced!! So, on the whole a great experience!!!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 16 January 2021 via mobile

Good quality but a little off in coordination. I ordered several noodle dishes and they were not marked so that I could assemble them with takeout. Food was tasty though some of the dishes were a little runny.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Sanook, Owner at Sanook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2021

Hi Eric! Thanks for writing in. Please could you send us your contact number so we can get in touch regarding this review. Our takeaway dishes don't require assembling as such and the pasta dishes we serve are all completely prepared so we would like...More

Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Sanook restaurant is certainly one of the best in East London. The application of strict Covid protocols when we entered; the ambiance of the small restaurant; the friendly atmosphere and the professionalism displayed by the manager and the staff made us feel that we made...an excellent choice. The preparation of the food especially the pizzas which is done in front of our eyes, made it worthwhile for the slightly long wait (it seems that the Sanook pizza is a favorite of many). The pizza was out of this world, very delicious. This is definitely in the top list of my favorite eat out places in East London.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Sanook, Owner at Sanook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2021

Hi Mr Lawrence! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback :) In these challenging times, it is so good to hear about each and every experience and such a positive one makes us all the more motivated to keep doing...More

Reviewed 30 December 2020 via mobile

We took the kids for their first "big people" restaurant experience. Sanook did not disappoint. The kiddies menu is very reasonable and the kiddie meals are as delicious and good as the big menu! New to the menu is the Harvest pizza for vegans! What...a delight! Healthy fresh ingredients, on a thin base!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Sanook, Owner at Sanook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2021

Thank you so much Chantel! We love having the whole family visit us. The Harvest has become very popular among all customers, not just vegans :)

Reviewed 25 December 2020 via mobile

It is always beautiful to be welcomed into Sanook even when I did not call for reservation after being disappointed by another restaurant. I was welcomed with my friends and we had the most enjoyable meals, fresh from the fire. They have the most vibrant...environment for a quick meal or stay longer meal. Thank you for keeping your good customers care tradition.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Sanook, Owner at Sanook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2021

Hi Leon! Thank you so much for your kind words and thank YOU for choosing to dine with us!

Reviewed 1 November 2020

Sanook’s secret weapon is its faultless atmosphere. The service staff are self assured, efficient and make excellent recommendations. Although I am not vegetarian myself, menu items like the Veggie Pizza are practically an obligatory order at this point - it’s just that good. If you’re...looking for a reliable option that isn’t arrogant or pompous (you can wear jeans) then Sanook is what you’re looking for. The Beacon Bay branch is more or less the same but it feels far more commodified and commercial while being less intimate. Stick to Berea.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Sanook, Owner at Sanook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2021

What a great review Keegan! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts and feedback! It's always so satisfying to read a positive review like this, knowing that a customer has Sanook happy with lasting memories :) Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Nice food good service great ambiance, the place is highly recommended. All the meals tested were great.

Date of visit: August 2020
Sanook, Owner at Sanook Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2021

Thank you so much Vanessa!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Sanook Cafe

Yes, Sanook Cafe offers takeaway services.

Sanook Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5