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The Coachman Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Brookes on the Bay Beach Road | Brookes on the Bay, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+27 41 584 0087
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Cape Town
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Port Elizabeth, mostly on Business I make certain I find time to dine at the Coachman. The food is suburb, especially the steaks and the service is always first class, with a beautiful view over the Ocean I rate this the best dinning experience in Port Elizabeth.

Thank V3629OEchrisc
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One word - excellent ! Trust me, you gonna keep coming back :) The service is outstanding, from the moment you walk in until "see you soon". I love the girls' dress code, they look elegant which adds to the atmosphere and when you have dinner at The Coachman, you want to dress up because everything is first class. The... More 

Thank risko2016
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can one say about perfection....Good food , superb service .... reasonable prices and a restaurant with a proud history.... I have been supporting this restaurant for years since it's humble beginnings in central PE and it never fails o deliver. 10 out of 10

Thank peterC3822UH
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the amazing service to the delicious cuisine, you will not be disappointed with their years of experience and warm atmosphere that has been loved by all Port Elizabeth residents for years.

Thank jeanined289
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Port Elizabeth then you must visit Coachmen's for a variety and most exotic seafood. For people who are not into seafood the steak is just as great.

Thank J6381MClindan
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real South African food and South African hospitality. Very assessable to all service amazing. When in Port Elizabeth you must visit the coachman I never miss a chance

Thank Joan T
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to PE with no plan and walked to the corniche area to look for dinner. After looking in on a couple of restaurants that didn't look at all interesting we happened upon the Coachman. It was a busy Friday during peak season and we didn't have a reservation, so we were told it would be a bit of... More 

Thank Kevin Y
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything in this restaurant is excelent: the welcome, the service, the atmosphere, the food, the views, the waitresses. Probably the very best restaurant in Summerstrand and maybe in the whole Port Elizabeth town. I will be back ever and ever again, whenever I am back in this town.

Thank PauloBaptista
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing evening spent at the Coachman. We were introduced to a variety of different meals, and were pleasantly surprised by the amazing service. The vibrant energy of the restaurant really leaves you wanting more.

Thank ferica136
Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Coachman is a classy, upmarket place that has set it's standards high. Service is personal and good. The food is excellent and the wine cellar is very good.

Thank Ashley A

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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
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brookes on the Bay Beach Road | Brookes on the Bay, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth  >  Summerstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 41 584 0087

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