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Old Austria Restaurant

24 Westbourne Road | Central, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 373 0299
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal dishes” (3 reviews)
“schnitzel” (5 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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Austrian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
24 Westbourne Road | Central, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

... but not one that I like. It’s an attempt to set a fine dining atmosphere, but a waiter running around in shorts and t-shirt ruins that, contrasting to the grand piano. Despite the looks service was OK. The food was pretty good, though a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SirTravelaLot77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, excellent staff and a very warm homely feeling with pianist playing in background. Book in advance as you might be disappointed if you just want to walk in as it is always packed there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarietjieM-Woodhead
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took a trip to the Old Austria from my accommodation overlooking the harbour. The resultant is in an older part of PE about 15 from the harbour. It’s set in an old house and consists of several large rooms in one of which there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davebU6440EW
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I liked this restaurant – set in a large old-style house with lots of alcove spaces this is sophisticated dining – extensive Austrian / German menu with popular and unusual choices – the food was excellent – the wine list extensive and a tad pricey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GDay1044
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure. Lovely food and a really peaceful atmosphere. Incredibly this restaurant has not changed in years and it’s comforting to know that some things stay the same. Had lovely hake. Tried a curried egg starter. It was great. My friend enjoyed a steak...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Food was good - always the same menu and you know what you get. Waiter was a bit arrogant. Had a great time with friends

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TillieMaritz
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Went to lunch on a Wednesday and chose the three course menue. Good selection to choose from and the food was delicious, portions good and service excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Giesen1943
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

A long established restaurant which offers a wide selection of fish meat and pasta dishes in addition to the excellent Austrian signature options which are complemented by a reasonably comprehensive wine list. The food is excellent and the service attentive and the piano player provides...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SouthAfricaMarco
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Whenever we are in Port Elizabeth we try to have at least 1 dinner at Old Austria. The restaurant has been going for years. The food and service is exceptional. The menu is extensive and should suite all tastes. Their traditional dishes are superb and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AnnOlivier
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I don’t live in PE, and made all the reservations on line email. Peter was very obliging and this restaurant doesn’t disappoint. The Old Austria has been a firm family favorite for the past 30 years and we always enjoy our meals and the ambience....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sanz17
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September 6, 2018|
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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