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Lily Restaurant

33 Van Der Riet Street | A, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
+27 46 624 4626
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“kowie river” (7 reviews)
“conference” (2 reviews)
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33 Van Der Riet Street | A, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This restaurant acts as a training platform for aspiring hositpitality professions...the meet and greet was handled well and attention at the table at times a little unsure, but kept in check by a more experienced waitron. Lovely setting and food choices very good.... Would recommend...More

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great local cuisine with a sophisticated ambience right on the river. The service and food were excellent and invite you to come back.

Thank Roland P
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Smiles from attentive staff greet you as you enter the Lily Restaurant. You will be treated to a fantastic meal in a relaxed setting on the banks of the Kowie River if you choose to have your meal outside on the patio, or you can...More

1  Thank 907brettd
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Lunch is always a treat here with friendly service and lovely menu. The location is perfect for a lazy lunch with family and friends with quality service and food

Thank scuba86
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Really decent breakfast which was part of the hotel package. Good coffee. Lovely outdoor seating area where we ate our breakfast on a warm morning

Thank GailLuiz24
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Unfortunately the lily at my Pond hotel has left a lot to be desired. The food was not wowing and the portions of the starters where tiny. Like literally 3 mussels

Thank pennakiV
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The strange thing about this restaurant is that it always has an air of being deserted, and I can never understand why! It has everything going for it! Beautiful views over the canals from the Marina, a lovely hotel (Halyards) and good food, not fantastic...More

Thank shofar2015
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant never fails to impress me this time around I had the oxtail and it was delicious and falling of the bone. The atmosphere was relaxed and perfect. The staff is super friendly

Thank Thumeka A
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stunning location - on the Kowie River! Ambiance is relaxing, food is exceptional and staff are very friendly!

Thank 130beverleym
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Amazing attention to detail for the food, lovely presented. I order oxtail regularly when eating out, but have never tasted a better prepared oxtail, unique recipe with absolutely tender meat made than the one prepared at Lily Restaurant. However, one must keep in mind that...More

Thank itchyfeet276
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Van Der Riet Street | A, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 624 4626
  • E-mail
The Lily Restaurant is part of The MyPond Hotel situated on the banks of the Kowie River and al fresco dining is the order of the day.The Lily Restaurant is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner everyday. We specialise in Fine Dining in a 4 star environment.The wine list is representative of the very best cultivars Southern Africa can offer.Lily Restaurant is sensitive to sustainable cuisine practises and promotes local cuisine and supports local suppliers.The Restaurant is operated by Stenden University, Port Alfred.
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