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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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  • 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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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

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

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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

For a wedding anniversary, the Coachman was a good choice for a comfortable venue, smart service, good menu and winelist, and "hey....we can chat" acoustics

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We came down to PE from Johannesburg for the day to celebrate a birthday with family. The Coachman had been recommended to us by a local person and we were more than impressed with what we experienced. Lovely location, great menu, generous portions, good value for money, fun comfortable atmosphere and outstanding service from the ladies serving us. Would definitely... More 

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

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  • 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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