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Friendly Stranger

1 Bridge Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 74 911 9708
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cake” (8 reviews)
“couscous” (3 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Bridge Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

A great expel watching spot. Have a breakfast in the shadow of the hills from the morning sun. Staff were quick, attentive and friendly. My food came out in good time and it was absolutely fantastic. Nothing that needs saying that isn't positive about this...More

Thank tomgarble
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We went there for breakfast and you need to order the screaming scrambled eggs!!! A bit spicy but sooo good! Amazing cafe with cool interior and very friendly staff!

Thank isabelsacher
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

We had an errand near the airport and needed lunch...WOW! We found Friendly Stranger on TA and found the entire experience lovely. The old brick building is eclectic and comfortable, even sporting some nice pieces of art. Yummy food...cake a must --and hospitality was 'Friendly'...More

Thank Eatgdfd
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This restaurant has such an interesting atmosphere. The food is always excellent. I have had several business breakfasts there and recommend it highly.

Thank granthoward
Reviewed December 30, 2016

This is place is such a gem of a restaurant! My favourite place in PE! The staff are friendly and the owners are wonderful. The food is amazing! From delicious breakfasts to the best curry, burgers, flat breads and salads! Something for everyone and any...More

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Best coffee I've had since arriving in SA. Super coffee, super service,super friendly. Thank you TripAdvisor.

Thank catherinegranny
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

These guys do great coffee, delicious food and the décor and location are great. The staff are very friendly, efficient and helpful. We will be back!

Thank rollacorolla
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

For such a small hidden place, i was amazed truely, great service, excellent food (holy moly😋) and a atmosohere for all... the prices are very reasonable and will always recommend this hidden gem to anybody

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed December 1, 2016

This place was quirky and delicious. We stopped there for lunch to catch up and was surprised. The drinks menu is a bit limited, but still tasty. We had the manager come up to us and explained in detail about the dishes. Both our salad...More

Thank PierreDorf
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our visit to the Friendly Stranger and I am so glad that my daughter found them. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff, friendly service & great coffee. Definately our new favourite place in Port Elizabeth and a must do when you are in the...More

Thank StellaJ09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 74 911 9708
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