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The Tin House Cafe

3 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 2761
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“carrot cake” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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31 - 40 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 4 April 2016

Well, we have come to the Tin House Cafe several times because the atmosphere is quiet and nice. At the veranda on the terrace is a sofa which makes it cozy. We have been there for lunch. The owner and a friend sat on the...More

Thank Andreas M
PP05, Owner at The Tin House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016

Hello Andreas, Thank you for your review - we are sorry that you didn't have a good experience yesterday. I'd like to explain firstly that the 'friend' lying on the sofa, is unable to sit upright for long durations of time due to his back...More

Reviewed 29 March 2016

We wanted a quaint, unique place to have breakfast on the last day of our holiday and, wow, did we find it. We pull off the main road into a parking and were going to walk across the road, but saw that the place right...More

Thank Candy M
PP05, Owner at The Tin House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016

Hi Candy, Thank you so much for the awesome review, we are glad you had a great Easter Holiday, and hope to see you back again soon Thanks The Tin House Cafe

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely brekkie. Thank you. We had beautiful coffee. Divine food. And it wasn't crazy busy. Perfect for our honeymoon.

Thank Elizabeth S
PP05, Owner at The Tin House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Thank you Elizabeth, so glad you enjoyed it. Congratulations! and Enjoy the rest of your honeymoon.

Reviewed 7 March 2016

Whilst on a fairly busy road, this cafe is set back a bit so you tend not to notice it, but do make an effort to go in for coffee and cake (the carrot cake is superb) or breakfast as they are really good. The...More

1  Thank Liketorome
PP05, Owner at The Tin House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed it, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 February 2016

We arrived late afternoon but the staff could not have been more helpful and said that we could still have a snack lunch even though they should close in 30 mins. Our order arrived very quickly and we were not rushed to eat it by...More

1  Thank ellisdi
PP05, Owner at The Tin House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016

Hello, Thank you very much for the awesome review. We are glad we could accommodate and hope to see you back again soon Thank you The Tin House Cafe

Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a cup of coffee and a delicious piece of cake 👍 not very busy just how we like it and our waiter was lovely

Thank Heidz_Sampson
PP05, Owner at The Tin House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016

Hi Heidz Thank you for the awesome review - we do hope to see you back again soon Thank you The Tin House Cafe

Reviewed 14 February 2016

Still great coffees and the full breakfast is excellent. We go back each afternoon for their lovely coffee milk shakes - they are to die for. The staff and the service are a credit to The Tin House Cafe.

Thank DaveandFi_10
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Found this nice place by accident and are glad we had breakfast there. Great waiter, nice owner, lovely place.

Thank micky0502
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I went running and found this coffee shop. The waiter was just packing out the tables and chairs, and I asked her what time they open. She said, only at 8, but if I need something she can assist me. So I quickly ran home...More

2  Thank Rene Y
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The setting of this place really makes it! The food (although it took a while) was very good as well. Great coffee!!

1  Thank Jarred P
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Response from Dean T | Reviewed this property |
They use a blend from different countries. It is very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Grey Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 2761
  • E-mail
Description
A Beautiful Haven, beach-chic cozy indoor area with a crackling fire for those cold winter dates, a wonderful decking area to sit and watch the work go by, plus an enchanted Garden area. Fresh Healthy food, Freshly squeezed Fruit Juices, Divine Coffee, All Day breakfasts, brunch, lunch and Delicious Cakes..Plus free Wifi. Fully licensed. Live Music in the Evenings, follows us on Facebook to see the live music line-up and dates Children's play section plus baby changing facilities and baby high chairs (totseat, for kiddies who lunch) Would be great if you can write a review so others can enjoy this gem too!
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