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The Club on Bird

12 Bird Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 585 1919
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good53%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Jul 2017
“Beautiful building, pleasant surprise!”
2 Jul 2017
“Elegant Sunday lunch”
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Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Bird Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I recently attended a Rotary function / talk here which was open to non members. First time I've been here and was super impressed with the building and amenities. Parking was off street and easy. Reception was friendly and the bathroom was clean. The building...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Always a consistent Sunday lunch. Step back in time and Savour the experience. Have a pre dinner sherry or a drink in the bar and then step into the dining room for a lovely 3 course lunch served graciously and peacefully. Sorry that more people...More

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I wish more people would support the Wednesday draw. There is such a lovely atmosphere here and the club try very hard to create a friendly atmosphere. There are hot snacks served at 5.30 and the drinks are at a discounted price between 5-6 The...More

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A pre-luncheon aperitif in the bar (the building dates from 1904) is a fine starts to the meal that follows. Friendly service by Eric, Kenneth and Davey makes Sunday lunch something special. Three courses - including delicious choice of desserts from a trolley - can...More

Thank Jaxbt
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Marvellously restored and now run with enthusiastic vigour, good honest food, great wine list,excellent value

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I love a quiet Sunday lunch here - old fashioned and lovely. Drinks in the bar while u decide on your meal. A lovely three course meal follows - choices are available for each course

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Marvellously restored and now run with enthusiastic vigour, good honest food, great wine list,excellent value

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A typical old-school 3 course Sunday lunch with a cheeseboard and coffee - what more could one ask for. A historical setting with solid, well-prepared food, sparkling white tablecloths, decent service and perfectly chilled wine. Not too many of these establishments remain. Charming, serene and...More

Thank Gunston082
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The PE Club is a lovely place to enjoy meals and have a wonderful Sunday Lunch . They offer conventional food and it is presented very well . There is a peaceful atmosphere and it seems very popular with the senior generation

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Historical buildings to visit are not that many in Port Elizabeth and historical restaurants even less. 'The Club' is one of those. The building is more then 100 years old and design and interior are nicely kept. A perfect service, linen tablecloths and traditional 3...More

Thank Dietmar W
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bird Street, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 585 1919
Originally a 'Gentlemen's Club' dating back to the late 1880s, the magnificent and gracious building has been refurbished as advocate's offices, retaining the original architecture and ambiance of yesteryear, including the elegant restaurant/dining room - now open to the general public - and the comfortable Gentlemen's Bar for refreshments while waiting for Eric or Davey to invite you to the dining table to commence your repast.
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