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Old Austria Restaurant

24 Westbourne Road | Central, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 373 0299
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Austrian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
24 Westbourne Road | Central, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

On 23rd August we held a 80th Birthday dinner for 22 people at the Old Austria restaurant in P.E. We had agreed with Peter on a wide ranging menu of options that met all tastes. The food and service were outstanding. Our thanks and compliments...More

Thank adambage
Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Old Austria Restaurant never disappoints. The atmosphere is laid back yet elegant and is ideal for a casual or a corporate dining experience. The food is always top quality and the service excellent. One of my favourite restaurants. If I want to treat someone...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I grew up in PE and The Old Austria just always seems to have been around & serving great seafood and steaks. They have moved locations (I seem to remember that they were originally located near the Show Grounds) but their reputation for great service...More

1  Thank AndyW2010
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The service and food at the old Austria are top notch. This restaurant has a very pleasant atmosphere and is in a very quiet setting, even though it is only a few blocks from a main thoroughfare. We had our two kids (2 & 4)...More

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed May 30, 2015

The dinner here is one of the better meals we had during our trip to South Africa. The neighborhood restaurant is located in an old house that has been restored and is a charming, cozy establishment. The menu is extensive and they offer numerous traditional...More

1  Thank savvy2olympia
Reviewed May 25, 2015

They serve excellent old fashioned Austrian food - schnitzel, red cabbage, spëtzle...and the BEST apple strudel that I've ever had. The service was very good. The piano player in the background only added to the atmosphere -the historic house has been sympathetically adapted as a...More

Thank Philda B
Reviewed May 25, 2015

A lot of people rave about Old Austria and I suppose I would have enjoyed it more if it had not been so built up reputation wise. The food is okay, the wine is good but the service and ambience is excellent. Out of the...More

Thank MichalJ448
Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a good place for a meal. I am not sure about the safety in that area so I would go there for lunch if I could unless you are in a big group where there is safety in numbers

Thank DrTravell007
Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a delightful lunch on Friday with some of my team Calamari starter and chicken liver pate were excellent Steaks and veal dish were also very good. Only slight let down was the kingklip that was overdone Atmosphere was great - pianist in the background...More

Thank ADBarr
Reviewed April 23, 2015

We enjoyed our evening at the Old Austria.It is abeautifull old house renovated with an old world feel to it.The piano and atmospher was so warm and cosy.It puts you in a relaxed, romantic mood.The garlic snails were divine and we enjoyed the fish. It...More

Thank WillemanEsme
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Westbourne Road | Central, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 373 0299
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