So, you’ve just checked in at Treetops Guesthouse, and you are a bit tired from your trip. That’s when you realise that you are hungry as well, but don’t want to order in - what you want is a filling meal, great ambiance and time to cool off.
And that is what we have for you in this month’s blog. Food hotspots you need to visit when you are in the Friendly City. We explore the length and breadth of Port Elizabeth to bring you places that will not only have your taste buds asking for more but give you a beautiful Port Elizabeth experience.
CHINGADA’S MEXICAN CANTINA
Our journey begins only 2 km away from Treetops Guesthouse at Chingada’s Mexican Cantina. This is the only Mexican Restaurant of its kind in the Port Elizabeth and is a well-established tourist destination. With a focus on authenticity, all the way from the imported ingredients used to make their delicious traditional meals, to the Mexican Cervezas available from the Cantina.
The restaurant is divided into two sections, the dining area with an open plan kitchen to watch all the action, and The Cantina for the after-dinner night owls. Here the amigos have time to relax, socialise and eat at leisure, which is truly the Mexican way! Chingada’s Mexican Cantina is one place not to miss when visiting Port Elizabeth, just imagining a Mexican experience in Africa should have you booking a table now.
Situated in the vibrant and creative Richmond Hill suburb, among other fabulous restaurants, bars and boutiques is Kindred Kitchen – the 2018 Eco-Conscious Hospitality winner at the Eco Awards.
Kindred Kitchen is the prime spot for vegans, offering a variety of meal options from super healthy raw smoothies and smoothie bowls packed full of superfoods to cooked breakfasts, deep-fried chips and a burger for lunch. As the very first plant-based restaurant in Port Elizabeth their food menu is entirely vegan except for honey in some of the drinks and desserts, and they offer cow milk as an option for coffees. The tranquil ambience and flavoursome meals combine beautifully here, making Kindred Kitchen a favorite spot among locals and visitors.
Ginger is a fine dining restaurant situated right on the picturesque Port Elizabeth beachfront. The ambiance of the Friendly City fills this fine establishment as you are greeted by the friendly staff that ensure receive nothing short of a 5-star service.
Their combination of fresh ingredients, new cuisine ideas and an award-winning wine list, make it a point that everyone feels at home. Ginger boasts an incredible view of what Port Elizabeth has to offer. Here patrons sip their drinks on the deck while relaxing to the sounds and sight of the sea. Their restaurant, wine list and menu are continuously re-looked to keep up with the trends in South Africa, while meeting the standards of international diners.
After your meal, you can now drive back to Treetops Guesthouse on a full stomach and enjoy a good night’s sleep before your activities the next day.