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Port Captains House

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Humewood Road | Humerail Shopping Complex, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 585 1482
08:30 - 22:00
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant is rated #202 of 269 on Tripadvisor. I cannot agree unless all the others in this city are just stunning. They had a great service, very friendly staff and since they know of our arrival of our tourgroup they even played Irish music. The food was good quality and the cocktail menu just special.

Thank WorldWiser1982
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This restaurant has a great situation overlooking the harbour, and is a really good venue for a working lunch - it is not trendy, loud or overcrowded. The menu is similarly not trendy but offers some excellent rather old-fashioned dishes such as escargots (snails) in garlic butter which my colleague emphatically declares to be 'out of this world'. The peri-peri... More 

1 Thank Janet C
Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I expected much more from this recommended restaurant, but was hugely disappointed when I took my family there on a recent holiday. After being seated, we waited more than 30 minutes for our drinks order to be taken, with less than 15 guest in the restaurant at the time. The waitress did not have a clue how to open a... More 

Thank leonl910
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Really bad service. Waiter took forever to take our order. Food was served cold. Portion of the calamari was little for the price paid for it. When asked for the bill, we waited another 23 minutes for the waiter to bring the POS device to make payment. We eventually had to walk to the counter to pay. Absolutely a waste... More 

Thank Candace L
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stepping into the place was a bit like stepping back in time, but since we got a table at one of the big windows we got a nice view of the harbour, and watched several fishing vessels leave for the night's activities. Our waiter was new, so had to ask a lot of questions, and forgot to inform us of... More 

1 Thank CallMeVince
Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Please people if you have specials only for lunch then take the sign boards away for supper. Order one beer and got a different one, Decided on the Vienna schnitzel, and could not tell if it was fish or chicken and yes you guessed it. I got a choice of to sauces. I one I chose i got the other.... More 

1 Thank Mike S
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good food and good service. Cater for tourists with game selection of meats. Conveniently situated with parking area.

1 Thank KenCooper1953
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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154 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The menu has something for everyone and some really interesting dishes inspired by travels to other lands. We however only went for a breakfast. The food was average but the service was good and we had a great view of the harbour from our table. We might be back in the evening to sample the interesting main course offers.

1 Thank Mands007
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning Views Food has always been Superb, reasonably priced, well worth a evening visit to enjoy the lights of the Bay

1 Thank Mark C
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My partner & I recently celebrated our 2nd anniversary & chose this delightful restaurant to celebrate our special occassion! We were about the first to arrive at 7.30pm on a Friday evening & thought it to be too quiet but as the evening progressed it did get rather busier! We had a good table by the window with views of... More 

1 Thank NickyPortElizabethsa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
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: +27 41 585 1482
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?