We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Austria Restaurant


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Austrian, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (250)
Filter reviews
232 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews veal dishes steak schnitzel prawns salad piano player old world charm service attentive old house background music memorable evening main meal menu is extensive wine list dining experience food is excellent fine dining
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 232 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

A truly wonderful experience if you wish to enjoy some authentic Austrian food. The host is exceptionally friend and all are only to willing to serve and please. Our glasses were constantly kept full and the wine list is very good with some reasonably priced...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LES S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant, located in an older stately residence, has been in business for at least 40 years. Nothing has changed since its inception including its insistence for excellent food, served in the Austrian manner, with caring service, and overseen daily by its original owner to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichardSchillen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were coming for a lunch there before our flight back home, and it was an amazing experience. the service was excellent and food was amazing. we had a tomatoes and orange soup which was perfect, then we had vienna schnitzel which was good as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bdelad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meals are well priced for what you get. Service is excellent. The food is amazing, would recommend the steak.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Carri-Ann B
Reviewed 15 December 2018

... but not one that I like. It’s an attempt to set a fine dining atmosphere, but a waiter running around in shorts and t-shirt ruins that, contrasting to the grand piano. Despite the looks service was OK. The food was pretty good, though a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SirTravelaLot77
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Excellent food, excellent staff and a very warm homely feeling with pianist playing in background. Book in advance as you might be disappointed if you just want to walk in as it is always packed there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarietjieM-Woodhead
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I took a trip to the Old Austria from my accommodation overlooking the harbour. The resultant is in an older part of PE about 15 from the harbour. It’s set in an old house and consists of several large rooms in one of which there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davebU6440EW
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I liked this restaurant – set in a large old-style house with lots of alcove spaces this is sophisticated dining – extensive Austrian / German menu with popular and unusual choices – the food was excellent – the wine list extensive and a tad pricey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure. Lovely food and a really peaceful atmosphere. Incredibly this restaurant has not changed in years and it’s comforting to know that some things stay the same. Had lovely hake. Tried a curried egg starter. It was great. My friend enjoyed a steak...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Food was good - always the same menu and you know what you get. Waiter was a bit arrogant. Had a great time with friends

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TillieMaritz
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
The King Edward Hotel
38 reviews
1.12 km away
Paxton Hotel
487 reviews
2.34 km away
Road Lodge Port Elizabeth Airport
69 reviews
2.47 km away
Sir Roys At The Sea
232 reviews
2.67 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 409 nearby restaurants
Backstreet Grill
109 reviews
.42 km away
Mellas Dim-Sum & Noodle Bar
216 reviews
.42 km away
594 reviews
.38 km away
Royal Delhi Restaurant
106 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 157 nearby attractions
South African Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre
163 reviews
.97 km away
The Donkin Reserve
143 reviews
1.15 km away
St George's Park
76 reviews
.73 km away
Dockside Brewery
23 reviews
1.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
6 September 2018|
Response from ADBarr | Reviewed this property |
The menu is available at Diningout website.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing