Cape Town

Lefty’s

“Lefty’s is without a doubt my favourite bar in Cape Town – it’s an East City institution.”

Lefty's

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– Chris Reid

 

Pakalolo

“It’s affordable, right on the beach and has a relaxed feel – it’s as though you are going into your back garden to have drinks with friends.”

Pakalolo

pakalolo.co.za

– Lauren Joubert

 

Petit Fours (Small Bay):

“It gives you the feeling of being on holiday even though you are right around the corner from your home.”

Petit Fours

petits-fours.co.za

– Lauren Joubert

 

Tiger’s Milk

“Coupled with a very cool vibe it also has a tasty selection of appetisers, grills, salads and burgers. The draughts and cocktails are also really affordable.”

Tigers_Milk_CT_

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– Kit Heathcock

Johannesburg

Ace and Pearl

“A sophisticated wine bar in Craighall with a great vibe.”

Pearl + Ace

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– Belinda Mountain

Pressed Juice Co

“Once you’ve indulged on your night out, order your juice cleanse from this local cold-pressed juice company.”

Pressed Juice Co

pressedjuice.co.za

– Belinda Mountain

The Griffin, Illovo

“Good selection of craft beer, and it’s also a gastropub so you can get great bar snacks to go along with your Friday afternoon drink.”

The Griffin

thegriffin.co.za

– Catherine Black

 

The Foundry, Parktown North

“There’s a restaurant adjoining it so your drinks can turn into a meal as well. Love the bar decor here, and the beers on tap are great.”

Microbrewers

foundrycafe.co.za

– Catherine Black

Pretoria

Capital Craft Beer Academy

“This is beer heaven and the fact that they serve killer burgers and jalapeno poppers doesn’t hurt. The beer list consists of about 116 beers, and we’ve made it our mission to try them all.”

Capital Craft in Pretoria

capitalcraft.co.za

– Rita Ludike

Whisk

“Whisk has quirky memorabilia such as tennis rackets, maps and boxing gloves adorning the restaurant, and tasty pizza.”

whisk wine bar

whiskwinebar.com

– Lisa Dewberry

 

Tribeca

“A funky New York-style coffee bar that is colourful and upbeat.”

tribeca

tribeca.co.za

– Lisa Dewberry

 

DK Burger

“DK Burger is situated in a serene and scenic area and has a wide craft beer selection. The wine and beer tasting evenings are quite popular.”

DK Burger

dkburger.co.za

– Zena le Roux

Durban

Dropkick Murphy’s

“This bar still proves to be a hit for any type of drinking occasion – from afternoon beers to drinks before dinner.”

Dropkick Murphys Durban

dropkickmurphys.co.za

– Jenna Kelly

 

Oyster Box

“The over-the-top, flaming-red leather lounge and bar overlooking the Indian Ocean is where Durbanites go for a slice of glam.”

OYSTERbox

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– Suzy Bell

 

The Chairman

“This is Durban’s most interesting drinking hang-out that makes you feel like you’re in a cool African bar in Argentina or Brazil for the sultry summery night.”

the Chairman

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– Suzy Bell

Port Elizabeth

The Southender

“If you’re wanting to find some refuge from the madding holiday-season crowd, this quaint suburban pub will provide good company, cold beer (with draught on tap) and a chance to just chill in its nostalgic environs.”

southender

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– Brett Adkins

 

Bridge Street Brewery

“Tucked away in the very central Baakens Valley, you will find a range of award-winning craft beers here brewed on the stylishly designed and laidout premises.”

Bridge Street PE

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– Brett Adkins

 

Barney’s

“This vibey beachfront tavern is also a rendezvous destination of note for gatherings of friends during the holidays with its large bar and deck overlooking Algoa Bay.”

Barneys Tavern PE

barneystavern.co.za

– Brett Adkins

 

 

 

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