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Humewood Road | Humerail Shopping Complex, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
415851482
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Has a magnificent view over the harbour

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good view at night

Some interesting items on the menu. Very nice view at night over the harbor. Bit pricey and the waiters not to fast. Enjoyed it however.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
HendrikDuToit
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Pretoria
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Pretoria
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Some interesting items on the menu. Very nice view at night over the harbor. Bit pricey and the waiters not to fast. Enjoyed it however.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our party of 8 enjoyed our meal at the Port Captains House and would definitely return. The view of the harbour is fascinating and you can imagine the Port Captain living there (as he once did). Our food was all fantastic and great value for money. The squid salad was one of the best salads I have had. We had... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The worst piece of yellowtail that I have ever had. The setting above the harbour in the evening is superb. The waitrons are friendly but totally ignorant

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Average place with reasonable prices. Huge menu, but just seemed a bit to clinical All round good experience though

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TravelingGal99
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We walked the block from the Paxton Hotel, not expecting to find much. This a fine restaurant with excellent prices, delightful food, and a good selection of wines. We liked it so much, we ate here again a second night. Be sure to get a table by the window so you can watch the lights of the port. During the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were in town for one night, visiting from the UK. The food and drink were really tasty and very affordable, Service was great, it did get a bit busy when we were leaving so took a little time getting out bill, but honestly that wasn't enough to cause any issues.

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Sycamore, Illinois
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111 reviews 111 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had an excellent view that not everyone will have in this restaurant. It was very nice--even at night with a bit of rain. The service was very attentive, but you might find it a to be a bit of a slow pace if you are in a hurry. We were in no hurry and liked the slow pace of... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Food was great, but the service was terrible, waited for ever for our drink never mind the fact that we order a jug and got a jar and where still charged the same price. There was no manager or owner making sure that everything was OK. The food is not very cheap, but was very good, value for money, hmm... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Had dinner here while staying at the Paxton just a walk away. The location is convenient and the food is really tasty. The staff were friendly and service was attentive but not invasive. The menu has many options from meat, to vegetarian, to fish. It seems that there is always place so walk-ins are welcomed. The view over the bay... More 

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Port Elizabeth
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The best gourmet steak in town at an affordable price, combined with a view over the harbour, great ambiance (no noise!), professional service, parking on doorstep. Probably the best kept secret of value for money in PE.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Humewood Road | Humerail Shopping Complex, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 415851482

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, European

Description

Has a magnificent view over the harbour

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