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The Coachman

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European, Central European
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103 Cape Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
041 373 3440
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 54
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  • 31
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The food is amazing! Portion size is satisfying (even have some for the next day) I love the carpaccio and sea food pasta, but the biltong steak is like an explosion of zest in your mouth! I can't wait to go back to SA to eat here again! The venue is spacious and I love the glamorous dresses the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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English first
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The food is amazing! Portion size is satisfying (even have some for the next day) I love the carpaccio and sea food pasta, but the biltong steak is like an explosion of zest in your mouth! I can't wait to go back to SA to eat here again! The venue is spacious and I love the glamorous dresses the waitresses... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Good service. Great food. Classy and stylish. Friendly staff. Good wine. Accommodating. Love the steaks and rumps too much. Best you find in PE

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

1. the food was great tastes great 2. staff was friendly and serving me on time 3.the atmosphere was fantastic everybody was friendly 4.those mixed berry baked cheese cake were great and i like them very much 5.they play nice music and you feel comfortable 6.place is clean and nice

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Fantastic moments with friends and great customer care, the food and service were outstanding. The restaurant has a great atmosphere to accomodate any need.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I had a very pleasant experience eating ribs,chips and vegetables at the Coachman. There is room for improvement when it comes to service however the atmosphere was very warm and pleasant.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The staff are well dressed and very professional. Good understanding of the menu. The lamb shank is a must. When it's cold outside the patio can be a bit unpleasant, despite the heaters which are available. But some good red wine makes up for that.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Coachman as an establishment has been around in Port Elizabeth since before I could walk. As a kid, my parents would get dressed up for a night on the town - the Coachman being the destination of choice. Things have changed and the Coachman moved to the beachfront from the increasingly dodgy side of town in Central Port Elizabeth... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Lovely setting with goog food and excellent view. Lovely owner and nice upclass dining. A good experience every time

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have yet to have a dinner that is any less than perfect at this fine establishment! Always the perfect setting come rain or shine... great atmosphere and the quality of food is out of this world! ! thanks for maintaining such a high standard always, we can't wait to return!

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is the one place in P.E. I will always remember. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. I have not been to their new venue @ Brooks. But I'm sure I can expect the same. Thank you Coachman.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 Cape Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 041 373 3440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Central European

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