Recognized as Port Elizabeth’s Seafood Landmark and one of the finest Seafood specializing A-la-carte Restaurants in the Republic of South Africa, BLACKBEARDS® is the oldest established restaurant in Port Elizabeth and is situated at The Chapman Hotel & Conference Centre.
Established by the well-known restauranteur Franklin family in September 1975, BLACKBEARDS® Tavern is still owned by the Franklins. The restaurant was named after Blackbeard the Pirate, who was born in Bristol as Edward Teach. In 1718, he was killed by Lieutenant Richard Maynard in a deadly battle.
Besides offering guests a unique seafood experience, BLACKBEARDS® also offers other extensive a-la-carte options, which include various meat, poultry, vegetarian and Italian dishes.