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Reviewed 15 March 2020

Loved this restaurant on the river. Fantastic view, great service and perfect meals. Would recommend the health sarmie, eggs Benedict, breakfasts and the coffee... oh my word the coffee. Great cocktails as well. Try the sex on the beach. Best of all they are petfriendly...and if you are looking to book any water adventures they can point you in the right direction. Booked the most amazing river cruise on their recommendation.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020

Great views from the stoep. Excellent coffee and tea and probably the best iced coffee we have had in South Africa. Have managed to resist the wonderful cakes! Food being delivered looks very appetising.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 7 January 2020

They never fail to serve a pleasing meal, though the service can get very slow if they have quite a few people there. The menu is varied, and the dishes are very attractively presented and the helpings are large. They also offer free wi-fi and...they don't rush you if you stay a bit long catching up on your emails/work....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 20 December 2019 via mobile

Always delicious food and lovely ambience. I have been here very year for the last 3 years and they have never disappointed! Absolutely love the fact that I can get low carb options here. Right next to the water so real holiday vibe. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 14 December 2019

We're heading back to South Africa for the winter and will stay in Port Alfred for three months. Our first stop will be the Penny Farthing for their great breakfast and coffee. We eat there at least three times a week. Hi to Brett and...Gill and all the great staff!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

The eats and drinks were great with excellent service. The view across the lake is also great. Slightly out of the way but worth a stop

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 28 June 2019

Nice location and view, excellent breakfast and service really cant be faulted, a must do if you are in the area I will go back for sure. Breakfast highly recommended as is the coffee.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 5 June 2019

Scenic outdoor seating, with a view over a lake/lagoon, from which fish, various birds and a pied kingfisher could be seen. Nice Raspberry Ice Teas served professionally by staff.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

We had a fantastic breakfast here and some really delicious coffees. Recommend the classic breakfast. Service was good and not badly priced.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 29 March 2019 via mobile

We accidently stumbled across this restaurant during our holiday. Great setting on the river but mostly the food was super delicious! Big potions at a very affordable price! Nice guys, keep it up and we will see you agian!

Date of visit: March 2019
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