Mon Petit Pain

17 Hedge Street
South Africa

(044) 382-7873

17 Hedge Street, Knysna, South Africa
The emphasis is on accessible and quick food made with the same goodness, high quality ingredients and attention to detail that île de païn is known for, with efficient and friendly service, in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. It is intended for the person on the run, seeking a fun, nutritious snack for breakfast or lunch. Grab and go - or slow down a bit, grab a casual seat, and enjoy your meal... A small selection of île de païn loaves is offered, as well as individual hearth breads, “petit pain” cakes, cookies, freshly pressed juice and coffee. “To go” meals and snacks in portions for one include: salads, soups, sandwiches and savoury bites. They make nutritious breakfast or lunch as well as great picnic or “padkos” fare. There are familiar faces from ile de païn to welcome you and dish up good food and friendly service. Monica leads the team, with Linda (île de païn sous chef) guiding the kitchen. Think slow food served fast.


  • HH

    6 SEP 2017

    Went there for lunch and found the menu very limited. You have to order and pay at the counter and then they deliver your food to the table. I find that the restaurant seems to be a lot closed.

  • MM

    20 AUG 2017

    After the fire which destroyed the restaurant, it has been rebuilt and overall the experiance is even better than before. A must for all visitors

  • BB

    29 JUN 2017

    We popped in for breakfast on a Monday morning - the place was very busy but we didn't have trouble getting a table. Staff were polite and professional.

  • EE

    Estelle E
    9 MAY 2017

    Great food, friendly, quick service. Nice atmosphere, decor is interesting Easy to get this place. The toast bread with the mince, its outstanding good.

  • FF

    8 MAY 2017

    I have eaten here a few times and cannot understand what the hype is about. Food is very average and on a few occasions pretty poor. It's expensive and service is not that great.

  • VV

    1 MAY 2017

    We visited this coffee shop during a week trip to Knysna. We ordered cheese and carrot cake with a coffee and iced coffee, all of which tasted absolutely horrible. The carrot cake was 2cm x 3cm and...

  • AC

    Arlene C
    25 MAR 2017

    Food was not bad at all and juice was superb. What was a pity was the attitude of the staff. Not recommended if you are sensitive to standoffish staff.

  • MM

    28 FEB 2017

    This is a small coffee bar restaurant which serves coffee etc and light lunches/pastries until early afternoon. Easy paring and nice coffee and light lunches.

  • JJ

    1 FEB 2017

    We go there often when in Knysna on holiday. It is very,very convenient. Beautiful place,nice people serving you. Food excellent.!!!!!!!

  • RB

    Russell B
    13 AUG 2016

    Had a great Banting breakfast, mushrooms, bacon, scrambled egg, tomato relish. Perfectly cooked. Best breads in town. I love the fact that you pay as you order so there is no waiting for the bill...


Knysna, Garden Route District, Western Cape, South Africa

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