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“Mauro's at the Elephant Walk”
Review of Elephant Walk

Elephant Walk
Ranked #55 of 368 Restaurants in Port Elizabeth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Belgian
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Tranquil country setting with a homely ambience. Indoor and outdoor seating. Extensive a la carte menu available for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Fine dinning in a relaxed atmosphere.
Reviewed 1 April 2013

After his "lavender barn" restaurant was flooded, Mauro Nettle has relocated to the Elephant walk, whose already fine reputation is further enhanced by his presence. It is definitely no longer Belgian in nature. Mauro is very serious about Italian food, and it shows in the excellent, balanced menu that includes the usual (very well made) pizzas and pastas, but also veal, chicken and meat dishes. Mauro has developed his sauces into a fine art, and I think that is where his signature lies. Elephant walk is about 20 minutes outside Port Elizabeth, and it is worth setting aside a couple of hours to enjoy a lazy weekend lunch under the trees. Also take time to browse the quaint shops on the premises, where you can get bric a brac, and some very good organic foods and fresh produce.

1  Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

Elephant Walk Restaurant is the new home of Mauro's Restaurant in Port Elizabeth. Located in the country, on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth. The food is simply delicious! Every time! The wine selection is outstanding. There is no reason to drive into Port Elizabeth for a meal - but there is every reason to drive a bit out of Port Elizabeth!!

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Thank Vivienne L
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Reviewed 6 February 2013

The general impression of the venue was that it was dreary and unwelcoming .The service tended to be slow and the quality of food was not all that good .

Thank Patrick K
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

We took the time to drive out to elephant Walk for an evening meal with colleagues from my husbands work and were treated to one of the most fantastic meals yet. Mauro, the chef, took the time to explain some of his delicious meals and the descriptions were so good that you could almost taste the food before it was served. Elephant walk is quite a way out of PE, especially since the flooding has caused one of the main roads to the are to be closed, but the drive is through picturesque villages hugging the coast and the views are worth the distance. The food was excellent and the portion sizes ideal. A great restaurant for an unforgettable meal..

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1  Thank Kim G
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Reviewed 27 December 2012

A small restaurant away from the rush of the city that is located in a quiet country setting. Good service, tasty food with a choice of sitting indoors or outdoors. There is also a wine and gourmet shop, curios and an antique shop. Great place for a breakfast on a Saturday morning!

Thank CraigDuffield
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