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East Head Cafe

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Please note that East Head Cafe will be closed between the 03 May and the 07 June 2022. We will reopen on Wednesday 08 June 2022
US$3 - US$12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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All reviews fish and chips lemon meringue calamari salad cake knysna heads amazing views breakfast or lunch wait for a table knysna lagoon worth the wait sit outside great coffee blankets deck
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to enjoy breakfast before going out to the Heads. The view is almost as amazing as the food and the staff are just superb.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifull view over the Heads. The fish was out of this world. Thank you for friendly service and we sat outside. Please remember they are open till 3’0clock, luckily we were just in time to order. The kitchen closes at 15:00 Hope tonsee you soon

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 18 April 2022

Had to wait around 30 mins for a table as Easter weekend but worth the wait ! Wonderful food and what a view - lovely friendly service. I had the chilli mince On toast - delicious

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 8 April 2022 via mobile

Best view of the Headland Great coffee and Moreish breakfast beautifully presented Friendly service of all staff - unbeatable

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 1 April 2022 via mobile

View and experience is amazing, had an issue with my food but Juanita and Shariffa(manager) sorted it speedily, highly recommend it

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 24 March 2022

Enjoy a cup of coffee and relax after! Nice people. You can take a lunch or a small snack. Absolute to recommend

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 22 March 2022 via mobile

Great food, lovely service and fantastic views! We had a lovely meal as a family of 4, they catered for my children really well, and my husband and I had delicious sea food all whilst looking out onto Knysna heights. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 20 March 2022 via mobile

Decided to call here at lunchtime as the last time we were here pre-pandemic we didn’t eat. The place is always busy but we managed to get a table as we were early. I opted for fish & chips whilst my wife went for king...prawns - both absolutely delicious. A large bottle of sparkling water, a glass of wine, coke & a coffee with a shared dessert, total bill came to £31 You can see why this is the number 1 restaurant on TA - well deserved.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 6 March 2022 via mobile

On our first trip back to South Africa post the pandemic we were delighted to pay this wonderful Cafe another visit. And it didn't disappoint. The staff are friendly, the views magnificent and the food excellent. We enjoyed a superb breakfast and will inevitably return...again ... and again.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 1 March 2022 via mobile

Very welcoming and enthusiastic staff, incredible location and very good food - especially the great range of breakfast options.

Date of visit: March 2022
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They do not take reservations
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Frequently Asked Questions about East Head Cafe

Yes, East Head Cafe is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

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