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“Over Rated and Pretentious with poor service”
Review of Season Eco Eatery - CLOSED

Season Eco Eatery
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Description: Season Eco Eatery is situated on a small holding just outside of Port Elizabeth and is a very well kept secret of the locals! Excellent food, friendly staff and exceptionally reasonable prices.
Reviewed 31 March 2012

A very disappointing visit here recently with good friends.
The menu states 'fish of the day - ask for details' I did, to be told by an obviously very inexperienced waiter, that they had no fish. This was my second visit in a few weeks when there had been no fish available. I asked for the Manager (also the owner?), who said that they were fed up with throwing fish away because no-one ever asked for it! This in a town renowned for it's fresh fish and sushi bars shooting up all over. I have eaten in restaurants all over the world and have never known one that didn't have at least one fish dish on the menu and available. All this, coupled with the very slow and poor service makes it appear that the restaurant is being run for the benefit of the owners and not the customer. I would not recommend Season and will certainly not be eating there again. It is situated in delightful grounds and initially, has a welcoming atmosphere, but it needs to 'up it's game' if it is to succeed as a top restaurant.

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

It was our first visit to this restaurant and we enjoyed dinner. The food was very good, if a little on the rich side, and the portions were generous. Be aware that some of the starters are rather large and could spoil ones appetite for the main course. We were seated at 7.30 pm and though our order was taken fairly promptly, we had a long wait between the starter and main course. However, the waitress did acknowledge our presence each time she passed us with plates of food for other tables so we knew we had not been forgotten! One of our party requested fish as a main course (although it was not on the menu) and was told that there was no fish, which seems a little strange for a restaurant of this calibre. Tables had plenty of space between them and the room was pleasant. The only downside was the chairs seats were hard and uncomfortable to sit on for such a long time. Despite this, we will certainly go again.

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