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“Dinner date with a difference”
Review of Cubata

Cubata
Ranked #20 of 364 Restaurants in Port Elizabeth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Apparently I was grumpy so my wife decided we needed to go out on a "date"....her call , her choice!
Well , what a surprise! "wrong" side of town , no reservations , join others at a big table , no menu , BYO, choose a glass and wait....look at the decor of poorly hung flags , hideous artwork, faded prints.
The reward...the very best prawns for ages , delicious sauce , chips and Porto rolls....also available , ribs which looked delicious and seemed to be the choice of many diners and chicken which also looked and smelt devine.....next time?
The vibiest place in town , packed, very popular for very good reason and certainly worth a repeat visit BUT this time with a group of friends and not as an intimate dinner date with my wife.
I am no longer grumpy , I thoroughly enjoyed our date , loved the food and will be back....

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Thank SouthAfricaAbroad
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

Great food, especially if you have big appetite. The building is very basic but the atmosphere more than makes up for it. You have to take your own drinks with you. Great night out!!!

Thank Bridget R
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

This is a very unusual restaurant. You take your own drinks and you share your long bench tables with other people. It is a lot of fun and you get to enjoy platters of prawns, ribs and chicken pieces that you will not find anywhere else. The quality of the food is exceptional. Prepare for a long evening!

Thank Lisa and Roger L
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

Be sure to visit. Shrimp, ribs and chicken - it really is all you need for a delicious meal + atmosphere. Table book or necessarily will have to queue.

Thank PashaVK
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We go to this restuarant at least twice a week, and have been going for the last four years. The food is exceptional, and even after spending a month in mozambique, after crossing the border, we telephoned and made a booking

1  Thank Cheryl M
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