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Delicious, healthy, affordable and locally sourced fresh food “Simple Food Prepared Perfectly”. We offer our customers a relaxed dining area as well as a garden setting with free Wi-Fi. We serve delicious breakfasts and Tea-Time treats with the most delicious Home-made Cakes, Pies, Quiches, Croissants and Muffins. Cupcakes and cakes can also be ordered. Lunch is always a big thing at Café Basil as our locals will tell you about our Pasta’s, Succulent Beef Fillet Dishes, Wraps, Trammezzini’s and East London's favourite Quiches.


Our Burgers are a total hit with Real Home-made Beef Patties and for the health conscious customers, there is a choice of delicious salads. Smoothies and Milkshakes will rock your world and our Cappuccinos will put those business people in a calm and relaxing mood. Licenced for Wine and beer will follow soon on our menu. Take away menus are available as well as our sit-down menu. We deliver if it is in walking distance. To party planners out there, make use of our coffee shop for those private parties or get-2-gethers.


Is your company doing training? Board Room Meetings? Etc. Let “Function Foods from Café Basil” give you a quotation on platters or catering at your premises. Weddings, Events and Theme Nights are all welcome. Drop us an email. Let us know if you have dietary restrictions - our friendly staff will help you find just the meal you want.




From Port Elizabeth, travel on the N2 towards East London for 49.6kms. Merge onto the N2 via the ramp to Grahamstown and continue for 196kms. Turn right onto the N2 / R6. Turn left to stay on the N2 / R63 and then turn right onto the N2. After 53.1kms, take exit 1047 for Western Avenue toward M1 / R102 / East London. Turn right onto Western Avenue and at the circle, take the 2nd exit onto Union Avenue. Turn left into Lukin Road and continue onto Pearce Street. Turn left into Tecoma Street and the restaurant will be on the right.


-32° 59' 34.17''


27° 54' 43.38''
3 Tecoma Street
East London


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Food Served
Coffee ShopBakery / PatisserieBreakfastLight Meals
Average Price$
Payment accepted
Trading Hours
Monday - Thursday: 07:00 - 16:00
Friday: 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 14:00
Sunday: Closed
Take Out
Secure Parking
Outside Seating
Smoking Section
Outside Catering
Load Shedding
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