SA Budget Travel: 9 More-ish PE eateries to check out

2017-11-29 13:24
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The Festive season is all about getting out and about. With this is mind, finding the ideal places to wine and dine can be a challenge - add to this doing it every day or so takes a bonus and a half.

To help you trim your budget, never mind your waistline, we've rounded up a few budget-friendly spots to check out over the summer season holidays. 

SEE: 17 Budget-friendly activities to get up to in Port Elizabeth 

Here you'll find Seafood done right.  Also, the food is unpretentious yet delicious and very well priced. Find them Bakens River Harbour, Lower Valley Rd - and expect a lot puns on the word Eats. 

Visit the Lady Slipper Farmers Market for free. This market takes place every Saturday from 8am to 12pm in St Albans at the Van Stadens River grounds at the Dutch Reformed Church (NG Kerk) in Old Cape Road. 

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Come enjoy a delicious tea, where you can expect a few finer details that won't cost you and arm or a leg. Find them at Honey Bee Road, Colleen Glen.

This is an informal setting offering good quality Indian cuisine. Find them along Beach Road, near the Boardwalk Hotel and Casino. 

Enjoy craft beer? Get freshly brewed artisan beer at Bridge Street Brewery from R20 or opt for the 'Tastewheel' with five samples for R42.


Also hop on the Hop on Beer Route. This tour will take you to three microbreweries – Dockside Brewery, Beer Yard and Bridge Street Brewery – where you can enjoy 11 uniquely different crafted beers.

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For artisanal chocolate, bread, exotic paella and more, check out the Valley Market on the first Saturday of every month in the old tramways building. Entry is R10 (which goes to soup kitchens, and making grocery parcels and meals for needy families).

A coffee shop in Baakens Valley called Friendly Stranger is a popular get-together spot for creatives. According to PE locals, their chicken salad with honey, mustard and dukkah is a winner.

Otherwise enjoy a juicy burger and a cold one while you watch the rugby game on a big screen at The Bru bar

This is one of the best places for a friendly beer and meat, you’ll find Patido’s in New Brighton.

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