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Kipling's Brasserie

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The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+27 41 507 9452
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Kiplings at 1pm for the buffet Sunday lunch. There were not many people around so it was possible to browse the food available before making a choice and no queues. We enjoyed the food we had but were disappointed to learn that smoked salmon is no longer on offer and there is a smaller choice available, particularly... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Previously reviewed in 2014 and given a high rating but our return visit last night was like going to a different restaurant. Still the elegant setting, great outlook, spacious seating and attentive service but.... the previous multi page menu has been reduced to a single page flyer showing starters, main course and dessert on that single page. Very little choice,... More 

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Thank EssexSwallow
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked around the Boardwalk complex looking for something special, but eventually we thought "the Hotel has been so great and the breakfasts have been amazing, so surely Kipling's must be special for dinner too". It was amazing. Great food, great service and something special in between courses - red pepper sorbet! Awesome stuff.

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Thank BigEd26
Solihull, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

great staff great food and great ambience all meals are high class and the service is second to none a must for anyone in the vicinity or staying on site.

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Thank jeff p
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely evening; it was romantic and we were welcomed with big smile by Sive; loved the delicious antre, starter, mains was soft, succulent, tasty and we were spoiled with a 10th year celebration cake unexpected. Thank you for a different experience in food; PE needs it💏 D & V.

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Thank Darryl O
Lincolnshire
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138 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Food generally good with a few exceptions. Service a little hit and miss at times. However, it is a beautiful restaurant.

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Thank moreholidaysplease87
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Let me say this up front, the quality and taste of the food, the décor, variety of offerings at the Sunday lunch buffet was all acceptable but not top class as I knew it in the past. What was shocking was the level of service and the approach of the waitrons. Some examples; 1. We were seated at a table... More 

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Thank Mainyalex1
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My partner and I loved Kipling's. Any night in PE this was the first place we would have diner at. The last visit on New Years eve was quite a disappointment. It remains an above standard restaurant, but is not anymore close to the standard it had 2 years back. Starting with the positive the waitress was attentive, articulate and... More 

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Thank Agter_Paarl
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

On the 29th December my family and I visited this restaurant. Eleven of us in total. Family from Australia, Gauteng and Port Elizabeth. The complimentary starter and breads were good. 9 people at the table ordered steaks. It took almost two hours for the meals to arrive. The steaks ranged from extremely overdone rumps, to fillets that couldn't be cut,... More 

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Thank Debbie B
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We arrived in from Por Elizabeth to meet friends for Sunday Lunch. Very tranquil and all the cold food was delicious. However as we were heading towards mid afternoon, all the hot food had been prepared an was cooling off in the Ban Marie, shame the braai did not stay lit for the whole lunchtime. I am sue early diners... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 507 9452

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