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Filini Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

Marine Drive & 9th Ave | Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+ 27 (41) 509 5000
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Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jan 4, 2012
Restaurant details

6 reviews from our community

33% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Food was fine but expected more from a 5 star establishment

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London, UK
Top Contributor
288 reviews 288 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
499 helpful votes 499 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

We almost cancelled our dinner reservation at Filini after reading the three extremely negative reviews on TripAdvisor. Having survived, from a culinary perspective, to live another day, we can only assume that the reviewers were accustomed to highly enhanced tastes of the takeaway variety when they went to Filini. To be clear about it, Filini serves authentic Italian food in... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

Out of the four main courses that we had ordered, we returned the chicken, the pasta and the veal almost untouched because they were either over peppered, non-tasteful or made with no love. The waiter who wasn't bad until that point made the mistake to not even bother to ask. This is not worth at all the five-star atmosphere that... More

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Port Elizabeth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2010

We went here on my birthday and had the worst experience ever. The food was definitely not up to standard - badly presented and tasteless. The worst was that some of the hotel guests came dining with the bathrobes on. I would expect management to ask them to dress properly before entering the restaurant. This was the first and last... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2009

The night started badly when we arrived (first to arrive) and were shown to our seat. We'd booked a table and I don't think many people had. We requested a different table and were told this wasn't possible. We were sure it was, but the manager didn't seem very co-operative at all. Then the band started playing and it totally... More

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