Just woo the girl – Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Port Elizabeth Part 2

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Ah, not happy with our previous suggestions, were you? Let’s continue…


Old Austria Restaurant

Romance in old history, Old Austria is an old restored building which was once a rectory. Each element of the restaurant has been carefully picked out, from the furniture to the dishes, to build on the Victorian atmosphere. Their menu is an eclectic hotch potch of Austrian and South African dishes.

What to order: Zuricher Geschnetzeltes (sliced veal and onion accompanied by a creamy white sauce and rosti)

Where: 24 Westbourne Rd, Port Elizabeth, 6006


Two Olives

Forget peas and pods and honey, simply enjoy a lovely dinner at the Two Olives. The Two Olives restaurant, located in Richmond Hill’s popular food strip, is a master at keeping things elegant and simple with their tapas-styled dishes. Good food and even better company is all you require to have a good time.

What to order: Something from the ‘Tapas’ section of the menu

Where: 1 Stanley St, Port Elizabeth, 6001


Friendly Stranger

Despite its name, the Friendly Stranger is a vibey, retro coffee shop that will have all of the punters feel like old friends. This coffee shop is located in an old harbourmasters house and service simple, no nonsense, yummy dishes – perfect for a casual, no nonsense date.

What to order: Pulled Pork Sandwich

Where: Bridge St, Port Elizabeth, 6001


Kipling’s Brasserie

Located inside the 5 star Boardwalk Hotel, you and your lovey are in for a gastronomical treat. This intimate dining area offers views of the hotel’s stunning garden, beachfront and pier. Pick a spot where you and your date can spot a dolphin or two while indulging in dishes made with the freshest ingredients.

What to order: You can create your own ‘Food Tasting’ menu! What more is there to say?

Where: Beach Road, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, 6019


The Verandah Restaurant

Yet another restaurant with a gorgeous beachfront view, adjacent to PE’s Hobie beach. The highlight of the menu would have to be their carefully, hand crafted, gourmet burgers, succulent and dripping with flavour. They run special Wednesday Date Nights complete with candles and a pianist so now you know, Wednesday seems like a good day for a date.

What to order: A gourmet burger of course

Where: Marine Dr, Port Elizabeth, 6001


Well, there you have it. Ten fabulous romantic restaurant options for you and your date to choose from. Now you don’t have an excuse. Treat your loved one with a trip to Port Elizabeth. You know how to get there and you know where to get your bus tickets. 😉

With love always,


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