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The Penny Farthing Cafe & Bistro

8 Gluckman Road | Shop 5, Anchorage Center, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
+27 46 624 1073
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
8 Gluckman Road | Shop 5, Anchorage Center, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good place to sit and relax with a glass of wine and a tapas platter. Good service and good quality.

Thank Lynette J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feels like home away from home. The owner is friendly & make conversation. The staff and food was okay.

Thank 637madelynj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent little restuarant overlooking the pond. Great service and food. The manager was extremely friendly and the ambiance perfect. Would recommend their cakes and bakes and tapas platters

Thank Lindy Andre v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was extremely busy which is understandable. Portions are massive and very well priced... The breakfast menu looks great and will try it next time

Thank MattieMcC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a light meal and left after having more than we bargained for! Wanting to indulge in a piece of one of the decadent cakes, we ordered from the snack menu. The helpings were generous and the food delicious. If only they...More

Thank F C
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to relax have a good meal and socialize with mates :) good view of the lake as well as close proximity to the ocean.

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lovely restaurant situated next to a tranquil pond. Serves really good breakfasts. Service, food and coffee great! Will go again.

Thank GlynisCowan
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The breakfasts here are great. So are the coffees and milkshakes. They even have banting options and the service is good too. Favourite breakfast spot in PA for sure!

Thank AmbLee
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place. Great food, never a problem to help. They have a good selection of cocktails and Tapas

Thank skev17
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I stopped in for lunch and the restaurant had a lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and lovely view of the river and excellent meal. Owner very attentive.

Thank Sharon W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Gluckman Road | Shop 5, Anchorage Center, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 624 1073
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We are passionate about quality coffee and food. Our unique setting coupled with our 1st class service will always leave our customers wanting more and returning :)
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