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Old Austria Restaurant

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Austrian, European
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24 Westbourne Road | Central, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 373 0299
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Owner personally attends tables and supervises service. Good and varies menu, very well prepared. Excellent wine list Pleasant light background piano music to add flavour

Thank CliffSherre
Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

I had two nights planned in PE during our December holiday, and chose the Old Austria to dine at on the first evening, and I'm so glad we did. The best curry I've had to date - very aromatic flavors. The ambiance was great, the name says it all. There was live piano music. The service was great. The wine... More 

Thank andreapdiaz
Driebergen, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

Old style, good food. You feel right back in the 80's. But the service and quallity are great. As well as the live piano.

Thank 538marke
Port Elizabeth
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014

If you have one day in Port Elizabeth, this is the restaurant you have to choose for a dinner. In addition to their specialities (apparent from the name), there is a wide variety of red meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes. The service is prompt and the atmosphere conducive to good digestion. I have never been disappointed when going there. The... More 

Thank Ernst K
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

A beautiful old building; old style; pleasant service and good food. Well worth a visit. Good for small or big groups.

Thank PCJ1
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

Old faithful in Port Elizabeth, yet consistently delivers good quality food. With hands on management, you are treated to a wonderful menu( Try their traditional meals), and you get treated by a piano in the background. Really friendly, and really worth a visit if you have not been

Thank ian j
Boksburg, South Africa
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141 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Our family have eaten numerous times at The Old Austria and have never been disappointed. From starters to main meal to desserts, all are outstanding in presentation and taste. Okay the prices are little high but worth it. Friendly and efficient staff every time. Customer for life...

Thank jbb88
Port Elizabeth
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59 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

I shall never set foot in this restaurant again. The food was ok, but it's too expensive for what you get. The decor and ambiance are terrible. The restaurant is generally unclean, and the waitrons don't seem to care. To top it all off the owner/manager is arrogant and pushy.

3 Thank kingtyrone
Worthing, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

What ever happened here ? has been top notch for years and years , many many people beat a path to their door including us overseas folk ! but oh dear , its gone down badly ! plastic flowers on the tables , and dusty ones too! bought shop brown bread cut into four squares ! disinterested waitrons , mediocre... More 

1 Thank George R
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

The ambience is not really Austrian and lots of old people for lunch and not a lot going on for dinner. Food too expensive.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Austrian, European
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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?