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16b Arthur Street | Sydenham, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 83 754 2768
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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far the best experience and quality we have ever had at the lorraine branch. We went at 3pm on Saturday afternoon. It was nice and quiet and the food and service was exceptional! Thank you lorraine team!

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Thank Shaun A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple Portuguese cafe style food served in generous quantity in a really authentic basic setting - nice

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Thank Michael W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely a spot not to be missed. We were welcomed warmly and sat at long tables where strangers sit with strangers and all just join in. The owner was friendly and welcoming. The food was out of this world, best ribs EVER and generous portions at very affordable prices. No frills, no fuss, totally relaxed unique environment. Added... More 

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Thank Angie M
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little gem that lies within the Stadium precinct..is a true Portuguese experience!! Flavoursome chicken, ribs and the most divine prawns... rated by international and local visitors, alike!! This is a no frills eatery that caters for business people, visitors, groups of friends, families

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Thank Michelle B
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Literally finger-licking food! Ribs and prawns and chips. Yum. Unpretentious with great hospitality. No frill and fancies just great food (lots of it!) at a great price. Oh yes, you can take your own wine and there is no corkage!

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Thank Ericksons4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Wow what an amazing experience. The prawns, ribs, chips and rolls was so amazing. Never tasted better until tonight!! What an amazing family like atmosphere. This is was restaurants should be like. Absolute must go!!

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Thank maruschkar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went for an evening meal at the Lorraine restaurant run by Jose's son Bruno and were not disappointed. The same unpretentious, rough and ready formula with the most mouthwateringly delicious prawns, ribs and Prego rolls you could wish for, there are other menu items we haven't tried but all the plates being served around us seemed to disappear with... More 

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Thank Mike B
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you are looking for a laid back evening in an unpretentious restaurant - where you are greeted by a warm host who will ensure you get what you pay for. You can bring your own wine. Very casual, generous portions of ribs, chicken, prawns (or whatever your heart desires), drenched in butter, basting sauce or peri-peri. Yummyyyy. Don't forget... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We chose this restaurant based on the reviews we had read and were not disappointed. It is a pretty unique experience and one that should not be missed. There is a limited choice on the menu but ribs, chicken and prawns is plenty. All looked good and we can vouch for the ribs, chips and salad. Remember to take your... More 

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Thank Dave S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A quick dinner after work turned out to be one of the best dinners I recently had. Food was very well prepared and so tasty... we ended up finishing the plates not because we were still hungry but because the food was so good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16b Arthur Street | Sydenham, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 83 754 2768

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