Top things to do in Port Elizabeth

Top Choice Italian in Port Elizabeth

Remo's

You really need to know this place is here, but luckily now you do. What was once a warehouse in a derelict area is now a snazzy cafe with an industrial-chic decor. Start with fabulous antipasti (starters), then del…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Port Elizabeth

Two Olives

One of the most attractive restaurants in Richmond Hill, Two Olives serves a range of Spanish-, Portuguese- and Greek-inspired dishes in its busy dining room and on the wrap-around balcony with partial ocean views. …
Top Choice Wine Bar in Port Elizabeth

For the Love of Wine

At this excellent wine bar and boutique, you can sample the output of Stellenbosch and beyond (tastings and wine by the glass start at R36), with craft beer and cheese platters (R95) also offered. If the wrap-around…
Top Choice Cafe in Port Elizabeth

Banneton Bakery & Cafe

This snazzy cafe-cum-bakery makes splendid breakfasts, sandwiches, wraps, salads and addictive goodies as well as serving excellent coffee at affordable prices and yummy pastries. There's outdoor seating on warm day…
Park in Port Elizabeth

Donkin Reserve

This pleasant hilltop park is a good place to get your bearings, particularly if you climb to the top of the lighthouse. The pyramid is a memorial to Elizabeth Donkin, wife of Sir Rufane Donkin, governor of the Cape…
Museum in Port Elizabeth

South End Museum

Multimedia exhibits relate the history of South End, a vibrant multicultural district destroyed by apartheid bulldozers during forced removals between 1965 and 1975 (under the infamous Group Areas Act). The inhabita…
Asian in Port Elizabeth

Fushin

Set in a trendily decorated dining room, this widely acclaimed restaurant run by an experienced chef serves an exquisite selection of high-quality sushi dishes, including California rolls. On top of the classics, yo…
Cafe in Port Elizabeth

Something Good

This roadhouse-cum-beach bar is an excellent spot for a sundowner, with a breezy interior and beachfront decks. Dishes include gourmet pizzas, burgers, seafood (try the Cajun calamari) and, for the health conscious,…
Cafe in Port Elizabeth

Brioche

For a light meal at lunchtime, this den with a boho vibe is a winner. Pick from healthy concoctions on the tempting menu (salads, pasta, burgers and sandwiches, all made with carefully chosen ingredients), and whate…
Cafe in Port Elizabeth

Vovo Telo Bakery & Café

The original branch of a nationwide chain, Vovo Telo kicked off the regeneration of Richmond Hill. In a characterful old house with a wrap-around veranda, locals catch up over thin-crust pizza made with ciabatta dou…