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Blackbeards Seafood Tavern & Piccolo

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Blackbeards restaurant founded by Harold Ron and Beaty Franklin in September 1975 the restaurant has just celebrated its 33rd year of service to the hospitality industry in Port Elizabeth This well known Port Elizabeth family of restauranteurs and hoteliers trace there roots back to the 1820 settlers who came out on the Chapman, one of the first British ships to enter Algoa bay in April 1820.

Blackbeards takes its name from the notorious, Edward (Blackbeard) Teach who was a notorious English pirate in the Caribbean Sea and Western Atlantic during the early 18th century, a period referred to as the Golden Age of Piracy. His best known vessel was the Queen Anne's Revenge, which is believed to have run aground near Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina in 1718.

In addition to the large array of seafood dishes, the Blackbeards menu offers a wide selection of beef, chicken, vegetarian, pasta and pizza dishes

Blackbeards is a family restaurant run by Harold and his three sons Cliff, Bevan and Ellis Franklin who have a passion for service excellence and quality which is reflected in every dish which they create.

One of the features of Blackbeards is the nautical bar which has as its base, a fish tank with hundreds of tropical fish. In addition, it is quite common to see dolphins from the restaurant as they play in the waves.
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Latitude : -33° 58' 42.04" S | Longitude : 25° 38' 58.92" E


Food and Entertainment



A La Carte Restaurant
Kosher by arrangement

Room Attributes
24 hour check in
Air conditioner in room
Electrical points
Fan in room
Ground floor rooms
Non Smoking Rooms
Room service
TV - DSTV connection
TV - M-Net connection
TV - SABC connection

Daily cleaning service – no charge
Ironing facilities
Night porter
On site security
Room service
Telephone direct dial