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Port Captains House

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Humewood Road | Humerail Shopping Complex, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
415851482
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheap good food with good service and a good view at that the menu is a little chaotic and there is too much on it pretty close to the hotel too:)

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Leicester, England
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mandy and I were flying on an early Sunday evening flight from Port Elizabeth and were looking for somewhere to eat before getting to the airport. We saw the Port Captains House from the main road en route. It looked good and there were several customers already eating there. Our motto is never stop at an empty restaurant - it's... More 

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Ramsgate, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently we traveled to the Cape from KZN and because of the road conditions we were delayed. As we were a large crowd of 12, I had pre-booked all our accomodation and restaurants a month in advance. Seeing that we were not going to make our pre-booked engagement at Gingers in PE, we found Port Captains House on line and... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good lunchtime specials are available during weekdays but don't expect anything special apart from the price. The chicken Curry, although tasty, was not authentically like Cape Malay, nor Indian curry. It came without sambals except for a dash of chutney on the food and it was served in a deep soup plate! Didn't look at all appetizing! Fish and chips... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is great and the service is excellent as well. They have a good selection of wines that are well priced. Meals are also well priced.

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Thank Pudge M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view and the Steak was excellent. cook to perfection. Thank you very much. we had the whole restaurant to ourselves, with nice music and soft lights.

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Thank Yvette B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have only been here for lunch and it is usually very quiet with a nice view of the harbour so I can quietly get some work done while my car is being washed. I recommend the cape Malay chicken curry - it is simple but tasty, and a nice portion for R55. Also had a coffee and cake (pecan... More 

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Thank ACherrin
Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to try out this restaurant as it looked so nice and were advertising wonderful specials, so I took a friend who was visiting PE for a few days. What a terrible mistake. The service was ok and the atmosphere was quite nice - it is in a great location, but the food was inedible. We both ordered the... More 

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Thank Rob K
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We had mothers day lunch here and we waited over an hour to get our food. When we eventually got our food some of the meals were cold and had to be returned to the kitchen. One would expect better service considering the prices of the meals offered. There are much better restaurants in PE, would not return here again.

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Thank Liesel D
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Ok. I've only eaten here once however the food was great. Atmosphere, we were the only ones in here but it was midweek. Loved the Steak, great veg and Garlic potato. I'll be back and see what else is on the menu.... first impressions were great though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
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
Description
Has a magnificent view over the harbour

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?