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

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 1
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  • 6
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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
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Visited for breakfast. Not many choices (3) but all good and beautifully presented. The crumpets were delicious. The French toast disappointing with very little syrup.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Alan C
via mobile
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Horrible. There is clearly a problem between owners and staff, this is self evident and customers are on the receiving end. It took 40 minutes to place an order for ourselves and our tired and hungry young children, at 17h40 in an empty restaurant. When the drinks order arrived it was wrong. When the food arrived it looked like it... More 

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Thank Tash and C
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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44 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

On a Friday night it was surprisingly empty (too empty to be good). The food was average but no value for money at all. Had a venison carpaccio starter (which was smoked meat and not carpaccio) which was barely average. The main was a pepper fillet steak (again average in taste but rare as I ordered it). The ladies had... More 

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Thank HeinOtt
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Warm friendly staff. Convenient for guests staying in Humewood and Summerstrand. Food is excellent. The fish of the day was fresh, succulent and portion sizes are more that adequate.

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Thank don_pillay
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Visited for breakfast. Not many choices (3) but all good and beautifully presented. The crumpets were delicious. The French toast disappointing with very little syrup.

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Thank Alan C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Manager was shouting on the phone to a staff member in the restaurant. Was told cant order dessert as they having a function. The waiter was very sweet tho. But never to return.

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2 Thank 278russellt
johannesburg
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Comfortable seating, convenient parking, very accessible prices (e.g. R99 for Lamb Shank), sufficient portions, nice variety on the menu (not the typical standard for this class of restaurant), good wine list. Wine by the glass (R24) was an acceptable Merlot. Rated as a 3 star because my lamb shank was dry and not as flavoursome as I am used to... More 

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Thank james l
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

My first encounter with the port captains restaurant was when they delivered lunch to the paxton hotel i was staying at. Lunch came on ceramic plates and not kaylite and already i knew they meant business. The food was to die for. I had a late lunch after a "long evening" and tried their aptly named tasty cape salmon and... More 

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Thank AfricanTraveller84
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Wide choice of meals on their menu, nice view of the old port house and harbour. Had the most delicious food, will revisit again when we come to PE again.

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Thank Gaetano C
Pretoria
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Thank HendrikDuToit
Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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