For those who are looking to enjoy East London’s old-world cultural charm, there are several well-preserved examples of 19th-century architecture throughout the city centre. Other cultural attractions include the East London Museum just off Dawson road and within walking distance from Quarry Lake Inn. Here you will find the world’s only existing Dodo egg, the Coelacanth and other geological and cultural exhibits on display. If that doesn’t interest you there is also the lion park, aquarium, and local botanical gardens.
Sports enthusiasts may enjoy the rolling greens of East London Golf Club, within a few minutes' drive from Quarry Lake Inn. Nahoon Beach is close by and famous for its legendary surfing break. For nature lovers, dolphin and whale-watching boat trips are organized by Southern Cross Cruises.
If you are looking for something more informal and close-by, we recommend a visit to Sanook Café. They specialize in creative gourmet hamburgers and are known for their tasty pizzas. For light meals and lunches, ‘Ginger & Co and ‘Nina Deli’ will not disappoint.
Lavender Blue is East London’s best Farmer’s Market and also has a coffee shop and breakfast venue. ‘Grazias Fine Food and Wine’ serves quality gourmet food against a beautiful beachfront backdrop.