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Our blog will keep you up-to-date with news from our Café, product launches, new meal creations, community initiatives and upcoming exciting events

2021 Season Update

2021 Season Update

Oh boy, we’re bracing ourselves for a bumper season this year! Sandy and I always approach year-end Season with mixed feelings: excitement and gratitude for the hike in revenue but also with absolute terror at the thought of being so completely overwhelmed. We’ve...

Introducing Oak Leaf Evenings

Introducing Oak Leaf Evenings

Update: 16 Dec 2021 - Our evenings have been put on hold as we prepare for season. We will inform you when we host our themed dinners again in the near future. Our beautiful location in Belvidere Knysna with plenty of outside seating lends itself perfectly to early...

The Oak Leaf family is expanding

The Oak Leaf family is expanding

When we opened Oak Leaf Café 2 years ago, we recruited enough staff to only operate Tuesday to Saturday 9am - 2pm. This has worked perfectly for us but we feel the time has come to stretch our wings and fly a bit higher! We will be launching Oak Leaf Evenings in...

New Summer Menu

New Summer Menu

Our NEW SUMMER MENU is here and just in time to celebrate the 2 year anniversary of Oak Leaf's opening! This exciting new menu brings back Oak Leaf favourites like our authentic Belgian Waffle, delicious overnight oats, abundant ploughman's platters and some new kids...

How it all began…

How it all began…

Arrival in Knysna My name is Leeanne and I moved to Knysna in 2015. After spending 14 years in corporate in Cape Town, I was craving a more peaceful life and wanted to be closer to my parents. My sister Sandy arrived in Knysna in 2016 and we decided to put our heads...