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The Highlander Pub

RR - RRR, ,
19 St Andrews Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
+27 46 604 5400
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (4 reviews)
“line fish” (7 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, Grill, Healthy
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
19 St Andrews Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Great food ... lovely people, friendly and extremely helpful.... excellent choice of dishes to suit all tastes.

Thank Jenn0
GMRSAH, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Jenn0, What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to do this - we appreciate the feedback and are glad you had a great time. Please visit us again soon! Difford Louw General Manager

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Had supper here recently with friends. It was a really great evening. The food was great. I loved the pub decor, really well done.

Thank Commited_Traveller
GMRSAH, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Commited_Traveller, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. Your kind words and great feedback are much appreciated. We hope that you will visit the Highlander again soon! Difford Louw General Manager

Reviewed 11 April 2018

Classic pub atmosphere hosts locals and international travelers. There's something for everyone on the menu, and definitely try the Kowie beer.

Thank surf2turtles
GMRSAH, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear surf2turtles, On the Highlander Pub too - Thank you kindly. This is highly appreciated. Stay well!! Kindest, Difford Louw, General Manager.

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for pizza and snacks.. and cold beer. Thanks for stocking Tafel Later, not enough folks do! Food was good and tasty with friendly quick service. As in the previous establishment here, the location is great with some activity on the river and in...More

Thank Toff_Hill
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The atmosphere is what you expect of a pub. The food is great and plentiful. Staff are friendly and efficient.More

Thank Clarissa A
RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear Clarissa: Thank you for posting a review of your visit to the Highlander Pub. I have passed your comments on to the Highlander team, who appreciated them a great deal. We hope we see you in the Highlander Pub again soon. Wessel Benson General...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Was visiting the Royal St Andrews Hotel and stopped off here for lunch and a few drinks. Staff and service were immaculate, the food was pitch perfect. I had the Warthog Burger and my less adventurous friend had nachos, both were the best I’ve had....More

Thank Llewelyn J
RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Llewelyn: Thank you for posting a review of your visit to the Highlander Pub. I have passed your comments on to the Highlander team, who appreciated them a great deal. We hope we see you in the Highlander Pub again soon. Wessel Benson General...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We eat at the pub regularly. The food is good, the drinks are cold and the staff are friendly. You will love this if you enjoy a traditional pub atmosphere - in summer there is lovely seating outside.More

Thank Susan R
RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Dear Susan: Thank you for posting a review of your visit to the Highlander Pub. I have passed your comments on to the Highlander team, who appreciated them a great deal. We hope we see you in the Highlander Pub again soon. Wessel Benson General...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

There are limited restaurants in Port Alfred that serve decent food and this used to be one of them. Unfortunately the standards here are steadily going downhill while their prices are going steeply uphill! To pay R200.00 in a pub for a poor, tasteless and...More

2  Thank Glenn0K
RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Glenn: Thank you for posting a review of your visit to the Highlander Pub. Please accept my apologies for the poor standards you were exposed to. I note that there is no mention in your review of speaking to a staff member during your...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

Good atmosphere and we were looked after by friendly and efficient staff. Unfortunately, the food did not live up to our expectations. My son and I had burgers which were tough and had a slightly unusual flavour. My wife had a 'rump' peppered steak -...More

Thank Michael L
RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Michael: Thank you for posting a review of your visit to the Highlander Pub. Please accept my apologies for the poor standards you were exposed to. I have started following up with the Team members concerned to ensure that the standards we expect are...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

In September I posted the service was going backwards well service was fine but ....... I ordered a Sea and Surf this is clearly a saltwater meal BUT I was served Asian dam fish unacceptable. In September I posted about the usage of catfish (barbel)...More

Thank jong656
RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Highlander Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Jong 656: According to Wikipedia Pangasius ( also known as Basa) is a catfish. Wikipedia shows barbel to be a member of the carp family, which would mean that catfish and barbel are not of the same family. Wikipedia also mentions that Pangasius/Basa is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar, Grill, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 St Andrews Road, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 604 5400
  • E-mail
Description
An Iconic pub which has been the meeting place for family and friends in the Eastern Cape since 1979. Full bar service and including, cocktails and shooters.Three Craft beers on tap, one of which is specially made for the Highlander Pub.Full a la Carte Menu with vegetarian and kiddies items.Several TV screens for the sports fans. Famous for it's " See you at The Highlander" invitation.
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