Old Austria restaurant. Restaurants Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, Cacadu, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Old Austria, Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, Cacadu, Eastern Cape, South Africa restaurants

Old Austria

24 Westbourne Road
Central
6001

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Monday - Friday
Lunch 12:00 onwards
Monday - Saturday
Dinner 18:30 till 22:00
Sunday Closed
R120.00 - R160.00

Secure Parking Outside Seating Fireplace Disabled Smoking Section Functions Main: Austrian
Other: Seafood, Continental, Fine Dining
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Picture Old Austria in Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, Cacadu, Eastern Cape, South Africa Originally started in 1972, the present owners Peter and Francois Raymer relocated the restaurant to its present site in November 1999. Situated in a beautifully restored building which was once a rectory, the attractive facade leads into a series of interleading rooms which have been carefully renovated to preserve the original Victorian character. Tastefully furnished with a few well chosen pieces of furniture to complement the attractive light fittings and high ceilings, the overall effect is elegant and charming. A grand piano and a glamorous bar area add the finishing touches to the upmarket décor.
Picture Old Austria in Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, Cacadu, Eastern Cape, South Africa It is with good reason that Old Austria is one of Port Elizabeth's favourite restaurants amongst local diners. According to Peter it is quite unique in that the nucleus of the menu has remained unchanged for thirty years! Seafood is certainly the strong point of the menu and Old Austria has an excellent reputation when it comes to serving fresh fish, which Peter buys directly from the boats. For starters try the deliciously creamy Seafood Pancake, or wafer-thin Springbok Carpaccio both of which are firm favourites with regular diners and are guaranteed to impress. Prawns are very popular too, as are the latest additions to the menu - the Seafood Pasta which is a medley of seafood in a Mediterranean sauce served with tagliatelle, or the delicately flavoured Seafood Curry served with fragrant Basmati rice.
Picture Old Austria in Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, Cacadu, Eastern Cape, South Africa On the traditional side, the menu retains favourite Austrian dishes such as the popular Schnitzels, German Pot Roast with red cabbage and spatzle, and the delicious Zuricher Geschnetzeltes - sliced veal and onion with a creamy white sauce served with rosti, all of which are Chef's recommendations. Sauces are generally rich with plenty of butter and cream, and Peter makes his own stock with no artificial ingredients. The dessert menu offers something for everyone, including an excellent Apple Strudel, and a heavenly homemade ice-cream made with nuts, honey and peanut butter - need we say more?

Directions

Map Old Austria in Port Elizabeth Central, Port Elizabeth, Cacadu, Eastern Cape, South Africa

From the N2 take the Cape Road turn-off and proceed down Cape Road past the Greenacres Shopping Centre. Shortly after crossing the Albany Road intersection you turn left into Bingley Road. Proceed to the intersection of Bingley and Westbourne Rd and you will find Old Austria on your left-hand side opposite the Oval.
From the M4 take the Russel Rd turnoff which becomes Cape Rd. Turn right at Bingley Rd. Proceed to the intersection of Bingley and Westbourne Rd and you will find Old Austria on your left-hand side opposite the Oval.

Latitude
-33.961046
-33° 57' 39.77"

Longitude
25.606966
25° 36' 25.08"