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The Oyster Catcher

The Oyster Catcher has been taken over by Seafood Safari. And I suspect there will be  a big changes down at the waters edge. Changes which are long overdue. And hopefully an informal seafood snack bar where one can enjoy … Continue reading

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Fravio Muffin Batter

Fravio muffin batter distributors supply frozen muffin batter in Knysna which allows you to snip, pipe and bake. And in twenty minutes you have a tray of delicious fresh out of the oven muffins. They supply eight variants ranging from … Continue reading

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Early Bird Breakfasts

I had to do an early morning delivery and found myself trawling for that first cup of coffee. Chaplins in Woodmill Lane and the Wimpy looked like my best options. They open around 7am.  But I was still a little … Continue reading

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Pancake and Coffee House cinnamon pancakes

When was the last time you had cinnamon pancakes? Other than a few hours ago, my last taste of this delectable treat was at childhood. In a word ‘divine’…warm and sugary. In Knysna you can have this treat, cooked to … Continue reading

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Cafe Talk

Season has started early and Die Gieter has opened at Madiba’s Tide operating as a deli and bistro. Ffiago has opened an in-house coffee shop and I was happy to see a croissant with green figs and camenbert on the … Continue reading

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Old Gaol Coffee Shop

The Old Goal Coffee Shop is the kind of establishment that made Knysna the place that everyone wants to visit.  The warm, friendly, inviting, caring service, that tells you that it is not simply about the money. Joan remembers my … Continue reading

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Cafe Talk

Mugg and Bean is apparantly moving to the new Mall which should be interesting. Thet are keeping the Woodmill Lane location going but are changing the name to Savannha Cafe. The Watermill has changed hands as has Mother Holly’s out … Continue reading

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Wine tasting

The Garden Route, South Africa’s sought after lifestyle and playground of the rich and famous now has its own wine district. You can enjoy cellar tours, local wines, cheese and wine tasting festivals and super feasting. From picking your own … Continue reading

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Tapas & Meze

Chaplins in Woodmill Lane have a new menu and have brought back some of their more colourful dishes. I don’t often do full meals, mostly I am looking for something to snack on whilst I read the paper or kick … Continue reading

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