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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Admirals is the sort of place my parents used to take our family of 6 to when I was young. Hundreds of food options (and hey, I'm Canadian...ostrich, roasted warthog and zebra curry are exotic delicacies). Pity that the food is tasteless. It is served in massive, open tureens (which, by half an hour past opening, share sloppy flavours with... More 

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Thank Danuel M
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

Will never ever go back there. Terrible place. Huge selection of bad food. Terrible atmosphere. it;s like eating in an army mass hall.

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Thank Gaynor G
Humansdorp
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

We spent 4 days at the hotel it felt as if you belong there, rooms spacious very neat and comfortable, the view was excellent, Port Alfred on the one side the marina with all the little houseboats just off the balcony it gives you a sense of peace and tranquality. If you turn there are a staff member to assist... More 

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Thank Diedre R
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

Food is in bulk but actually quite tasteless. I bought Groupon Vouchers to have a meal there with my family - will not bother going back. A friend of mine bought Groupon Vouchers as well and used it as a birthday treat-quite embarassing as the food was tasteless.

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Thank vinita m
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

Admirals being a buffet style restaurant provides a fairly extensive choice. This is great for a family like mine where the tastes are rather diverse. The food is good, nothing to complain about, but also not so good that one wants to go back the next week. The service is acceptable - cutlery are replaced constantly and drinks ordered are... More 

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Thank prof_rab
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

Over a 110 dishes to chose from and all the meals are good.The new owner is on a good wicket keep it up you cannot go wrong.

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Thank Alex C
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

A wide variety of dish, but not a foodies heaven. A choice of any kind of meat (including mopanie worms and crocodile meat). The food is on the bland side, as it caters for as wide a range of visitors as possible. Service is friendly and pricing is good.

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Thank kocktails
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

This restaurant was a hit, they still have a wide variety of food. They re Calamari remain a hit to me i love it. They re pizza is also nice. Though quality is not what it used to be but i will go back. It can get a bit noisy sometimes and also keep your plates steadily if loaded with... More 

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Thank Emile H
Jeffreys Bay
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

No soap in both mens and ladies toilets. Management were slightly annoyed when we told them. I am a restauranteur so I will not comment on the food but the service needs to be looked at. Large variety of food and desserts. The ice cream is fantastic.

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Thank 7thSenseJeffreysBay
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

the buffet food is plenty and good value for money

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Thank bluehorizonbay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth

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