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The Verandah Restaurant

Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 502 3050
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good57%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb curry” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside in a cool windy lunchtime. They lit the patio heaters. We had a steak salad and open salmon sandwich. Both were very tasty and well presented. The staff are genuinely helpful. Lovely setting and good value.

Thank bikerchick39
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I cannot find the Crest restaurant on trip advisor that offer a buffet carvery every night.great selection to choose from great value also at under r200 per person.the veranda is just outside the crest and ajorns the lounge area.great views from either inside or on...More

Thank KevinS9404
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Service is slow,no one to assisted us with seating .we waited at the top of the stairs for someone to seat us and behind us another family arrived who were immediately taken through.( I found this reversed racism as we were ignored)we went to a...More

Thank heathermL8598IP
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Always a nice spot to relax on a Summer’s Day Afternoon and enjoy the views of Port Elizabeth. The service is good and the food enjoyable. Treat yourself next time and enjoy the Verandah ...

Thank eugenedevilliers
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We got a very nice table for 6 people inside. The coffee and breakfast was very nice with a beautiful view and nice atmosphere. The service could just be more effective therefore I suggest you must have time on hand and enjoy the view while...More

Thank Nellagouws
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I enjoyed my two visits here but I have some reservations about the food. The seafood platter special was disappointing: everything was either crumbed and fried or battered and fried. It was not oily but I felt a bit nauseous from the frying overkill. The...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed December 23, 2017

The smoked salmon and avo salad and a bottle of white wine, realxing on the veranda and over looking the sea. No better way to relax and eat. Finish off with a cheese cake and will return again and again

Thank sfj276
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Recommended by our B & B hosts and I can see why. Initially we just went for a walk along the beach and popped in for a drink. Some end of year school event was going on but we still had fairly good service. Ended...More

Thank Dancingthroughchaos1
Reviewed November 30, 2017

We ate here several times as it's part of the Beach Hotel. The food never disappointed, but the service was extremely variable and in some cases downright awful.

Thank VanninLady
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and lovely setting for a few evening drinks, relaxing. Food I could only rate as average

Thank OSheaTraveller
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April 17, 2017|
Response from OutandAbout7777 | Reviewed this property |
We were there for lunch and am not sure how the dinner's are served. There are enough non meat options on the menu. We had 3 part of our group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 502 3050
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