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Barnacles Restaurant

1 Elizabeth Road, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
+27 41 378 2058
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
££ - £££
1 Elizabeth Road, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely spot with a great view over the ocean. The compact menu offers enough variety and the meals served are pretty decent. Not a great selection of wines but it will do. They do offer a full bar service. Service is reasonable...More

Thank Bennett B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner here - we being two adults and a seven year old child. We loved this funky rustic restaurant with a surf vibe - it is in a great setting with wonderful views and has outdoor seating. The food took a bit but...More

Thank philo04
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I refood was okay, I really enjoyed dining here. The food was not exceptional but the friendly service, ambience and view combined to make it a great night out

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We decided to take a Sunday morning drive to Seaview and beyond. We stopped at Barnicals for a bite to eat mid morning. We had to call a waitress to get menus and then for someone to take our order. The iced coffee I ordered...More

Thank Cheryl968
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The lovely laid -back ambience of this restaurant contributes in great measure to the "holiday feel" you get when you come here. The view of course and the sound of the breaking waves, is a huge drawcard, the seafood is guaranteed to be the freshest...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast 🍳!! We had the curry mince roosterkoek with eggs! Lovely little gem 💎 with amazing views. The dolphins 🐬 even came past to greet us.

Thank Ewerd R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went here on the recommendation of the owners of the house we had take in SeaView. It was just a few hundred yards up the coast with stunning views out over whales, dolphins and breakers. We had tried to get into a different place...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant set in a rustic ambiance offers a nice selection of meals. The seafood are very nice indeed. It has a wonderful position overlooking the sea and rugged coastline. They have a full bar and a reasonable selection of wines. Ample off street parking...More

Thank Bennett B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had dinner here on a Wednesday evening, the atmosphere was warm and welcoming, food was delicious and freshly prepared. Staff friendly and helpful. Very good value for money. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Alichia58
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you visit PE you must go have lunch at Barnacles. The atmosphere is very chilled and relaxed. The view amazing and if you lucky the dolphins swim past. The food is good. Go for the seafood.

Thank lornabarnard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Elizabeth Road, Port Elizabeth 6018, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 378 2058
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