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Vovo Telo

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16 Raleigh Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 585 5606
07:15 - 15:15
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Sat 07:15 - 14:30
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I popped in for a breakfast with my wife and enjoyed it. I would certainly recommend it as a breakfast spot if you're in and around PE. The coffee, however, was exceptional (I often tend to judge a breakfast by the quality of the cuppacino and I was not disappointed).

Thank KevinHopkins_ZA
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

20 minutes after taking our order we were informed that two of the three dishes we ordered were no longer available. When we changed the order there was again an issue with one of the ingredients! Needless to say we went elsewhere. Shocking sevice for such an expensive spot!

Thank jaciless
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Superb food in a lovely atmosphere. Excellent value for money with great service from attentive waitrons.

Thank Cary H
Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I love the old house and tables on the "stoep". I have been to Morningside and Lynnwood bridge restaurants so was looking forward to seeing the original. Service was excellent. Any waiter was willing to help - I always love that in an establishment, it says a great deal about good management. Coffees and teas excellent. We had lunch -... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

One of my favourite places to pop in for something delicious, along with the best latte a girl could ask for.

Thank FamilySzuhanyi
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Volvo Telo is without doubt my favorite place to have breakfast in PE!! I've been visiting the place regularly since they opened- food quality and service has been consistently good with a very friendly vibe!! The coffee is great and even though I've tried just about everything on the breakfast menu - I still keep going back for their Banting... More 

Thank Sue2612
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant for lunch in Port Elizabeth! Im not big on salads but they have the best Honey Musterd salad! Will recommend it to everyone. The food is top quality!

Thank 513wynandj
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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153 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

It has been 2 years inbetween my visits to Vovo Telo and my once favourite of all time places in Port Elizabeth went from a 10 to a 5. Service was slow and our waitress rather unfriendly and it was not that busy when we visited. Our waitress had to be called on numerous times as she did not check... More 

Thank StellaJ09
Grahamstown, South Africa
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

If you're in PE and you want a place to have some delicious breakfast / lunch / brunch with a great on street atmosphere you have to try Vovo Telo. It's a lovely hidden gem frequented by locals in the know. Have a freshly squeezed juice too!

Thank BernHub
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast and double size coffee is wonderful. Try the buttermilk pancakes with marscapone. The write ups are on target about the service but the food is well worth the wait. Get a table outside if you can and enjoy the sunshine and the coffee while you're waiting.

Thank Margdris

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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
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:15 - 15:15
07:15 - 15:15
07:15 - 15:15
07:15 - 15:15
07:15 - 15:15
07:15 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Raleigh Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 585 5606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?