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Bayleaf Cafe

24 Cathedral Street | George, George 6529, South Africa
+27 44 873 4422
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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24 Cathedral Street | George, George 6529, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank B9397IGjamiew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank CoJonesUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the decor and atmosphere at Bayleaf Café and the food never disappoints. Everything inside the restaurant is so quaint and just beautiful.

Thank AndreaK4377
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been there a couple of times, consistently good in all aspects,very popular,you need to book great ambiance,friendly service excellent food

Thank Thys100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food prepared with attention to detail. Old world charm, beautiful! The coffee shop's interior is sophisticated and innovative, with lots of character. Service is friendly and efficient.

Thank laurika2017
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

One of my wife and I favourite s for lunch , also we recommend to our guests do to the variety and being near our guest house. It’s out of the CBD and frequented mainly by locals in the “ know” One thing to watch...More

Thank stanvan
Reviewed 25 October 2018

It was my in-laws' 50th Wedding Anniversary... We arranged the lunch through the Quinton and were amazed! Bayleaf spoiled them and their friends, and made the whole day so special, with every attention to detail and a lovely MCC bubbly delivered as requested. They commented...More

Thank AninaBijl
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We are a Spanish couple visiting South Africa doing the garden route. We made a one day stop in George were we found this little restaurant. Food was very very good and service even better. Very nice people working there. When you think you’re full...More

Thank EGT1984
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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
31 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
9 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Cathedral Street | George, George 6529, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 873 4422
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