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Flava Restaurant

17a Bain Street | Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 811 3528
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17a Bain Street | Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Old and dingy furniture, zero ambience and atmosphere, so hot inside with no ceiling fans, aircon or ventilation. The menus are so tattered and begging for a makeover. Odd how there were more meal options written on the walls and sold by waitress, not even...More

Thank thelighthouse1973
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I have been to Flava a few times now and have always been impressed with the food and particularly how the chef is willing to tweak meals to your particular taste. It is well worth a visit.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is a restaurant where families and friends get together to have a good wholesome meal. Whether you are choosing the lamb shank, steak or calamari- all are good and accompanied by a nice salad and veg or starch. Thank you to John and his...More

Thank debbiesE7238HQ
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We shared a seafood platter, that was not on the menu. It had prawns, cape salmon, gurney, mussels, fish cakes and calamari. We sampled a very creative vegan risotto. It was not wanting in flavour even without butter and cheese. The stock was made with...More

Thank fmeffe
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

John and his team really go all out to make diners feel welcome and special... Delicious food, great ambience and attentive service! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank RiaLoga
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Food is always good. Best steaks in town! John is always there and is a great host! The menu is unusual not your run of the mill. It's called Flava for a reason, the combonations are a taste explosion. A culinary adventure! Keep it up...More

1  Thank RestaurantGuru_11
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Excellent food, hearty portions, excellent service and very affordable...this restaurant comes highly recommended.

Thank Adele L
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Average food which is definitely overpriced, average service, sticky tables, bad decor and no atmosphere. Loud owner which seems to be some folks cup of tea but not ours. So many better restaurants in PE to choose from.

Thank Mischellejolly
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal here. The steak was amazing and so well priced! Wine was good too with a great selection. The service was really good with very attentive staff who gave good recommendations without being over the top. I would certainly recommend this...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious and service was superb. One of the cooks, John, came to our table to check on us, twice! It was a great experience all around!

Thank Ivette S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17a Bain Street | Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 811 3528
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