Restaurants: Where to dine in Port Elizabeth

If you’re visiting Port Elizabeth, you’ll probably be looking for an eat-out spot at some point during your stay. Personally, when we are uncertain of what we want, then we love to head out to Stanley Street in Richmond Hill. It is a delightful street filled with with various wonderful restaurants and bars. Stroll around and see which Restaurant’s menu jumps out at you.

There are brilliant restaurants all over Port Elizabeth, offering a gourmet of options. Here are some suggestions on our favourite restaurants in Port Elizabeth to assist in your search for that hit-the-spot meal:

Seaside Restaurants

Stanley Street, Richmond Hill
A multitude of unique and fun restaurants and bars all in and around the same street.

Angelos Cafe Summerstrand
Light meals, pasta and great breakfasts. Excellent value for money!

De Kelder
Steaks, seafood and grills

Latino Social Caffe, eatery and cocktails

Company Social Brasserie
Hipsters rejoice, here’s your spot.

Brookes on the bay
Here you’ll find a number of restaurants under one roof and with a sea view. La KouzinaThe Coachman and Ocean Basket are all at Brookes on the bay.

Barneys Tavern
Pizza, burgers, grills. Also doubles up as local watering hole.

Something Good
Great for the kids with a selection of meals like pizzas and burgers.


Oceans’11 Seafood Bisto
6th Ave Walmer

This is eat
16 Brickmakers Kloof Rd. Phone:041 582 2161

John Dory’s Summerstrand
Shop No. LG01A, Baywest Mall Extension, Walker St, Baywest

The Chapman
Brookeshill St

Ocean Basket
Shop 2, Brookes on the bay


Charlies pizza and pasta
8th Ave,Summerstrand

Bocadillos Bakery and Cafe
1st Avenue Walmer

Portuguese style cafe. Choose between chicken, ribs or prawn (that’s all yes) and bring your own drinks!

Chingada’s Mexican Cantina
Tequila and tortillas … need we say more!

Beer Yard
Basic food but you can try some craft beer if that’s your thing.

Die Walskipper – JBay
Beach dining at its best. Great menu with beach views.

Close to Umoya

Stanley Street is about 5km away and offers an array of fantastic restaurants. Take a right in Cape Road and continue down Cape Road untill you reach Irvine Street. Left into Irvine until you reach Stanley.
For take-aways you’ll find a couple of options close to Umoya. Steers and Debonnairs in Cape Road next to the SPAR.
KFC and Nandos as well as local diner Grillers are all under a km away, also in Cape Road towards William Moffett.
Ocean basket at Fig Tree Park is a short drive away. Find it at William Moffett Expy &, Circular Dr
041 368 5525
If you want to wander into the mall, try the food court at Greenacres Shopping Centre in Cape Road. Walmer Park Shopping Centre is 5km way down William Moffett and Bay West Mall is 10km away along the N2.