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Bayleaf Cafe

24 Cathedral Street, George 6529, South Africa
+27 44 873 4422
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
24 Cathedral Street, George 6529, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Decided on a quick brunch with the wife. She wanted me to try their new breakfast dish. Was a bit sceptical at first but soon as I tasted - loved it. Need to get back there this week for another visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank michaelwE9015GP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to have breakfast with friends with ample space without feeling crowded or rushed. Menu have enough options and portions are generous.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 86nicob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a light lunch, I've frequented this venue quite a bit recently and have not been disappointed yet. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank xuanpheare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch while passing through George. Service was excellent in this quaint restaurant with a lovely garden area to the rear. The real highlight however is the food. Great quality, well presented and very tasty. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joetripreviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here, great menu choices, and very tasty generous portions. Nice change from the usual chicken mayo and pumpkin soup options. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BrianD4343
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read about Bayleaf on TripAdvisor and got a last minute reservation at 12:30 for lunch. Was seated outside in the garden, was cool and relaxing. Ordered the hake main course, which was perfectly spiced and cooked just right, melt in the mouth. Service from waiter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank YusufS748
Reviewed 2 December 2018

A few days ago a friend and I had a very pleasant lunch at the Bayleaf. The service and the meal were well up to standard. My only complaint is that when you are charged R55 corkage for a bottle of white wine you expect...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B9397IGjamiew
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The best in George -- by far. Make sure you make reservations. Excellent breakfast/lunch menus. The owner takes pride in his food!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marius P
Reviewed 18 November 2018

No letting up from Bayleaf in terms of service, food standards, decor and ambience; we visit town once a year and generally make repeat visits. They should give seminars in how to make guests feel welcome, including the exact level of background music volume. Vegetarians...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CoJonesUK
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Life is so busy and onve in a while you have the opportunity to share a meal with someone special. If you make a bad choice the moment will be lost. Luckily we made an excellent decision and had a lovely romantic breakfast. As usual...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from QuintonHewitt | Property representative |
we have a garden and smoking is permitted at some tables providing other guests do not object - no smoking is permitted indoors or on the covered veranda
30 May 2017|
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Response from QuintonHewitt | Property representative |
Yes - we are open on Mondays - please check out our opening times on the trip advisor Bayleaf page Thanks
8 May 2017|
Response from MoniqueV2806 | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately they are not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Cathedral Street, George 6529, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 873 4422
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