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The Firemans Arms

25 Mechau Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021-4191513
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Great city pub with super friendly staff and a good pub menu. Very cheap drinks and warm cozy atmosphere. Unfortunately I got smart and tried the 911 Pizza. This is very hot. Smoking area best avoided, unless you smoke of course!

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Robertson, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Dissapointing visit to a well known pub, gambling machines take preference, trip to toilet through the bowels of the pub. Staff serve under duress

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Thursday is quiz night and Fireman's is packed. It's buzzing. Get there early, enjoy the great (but quite pricey) food and the huge, HUGE selection of beers. Castle Milk Stout on draught, heaps of craft beer. Food wise: burgers, pies and pizzas come highly recommended. P.S. Loads of big screens for sport.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Every time I come to Cape Town visiting the local is a special thing. The atmosphere of this old lady adds to the cold brww, warm people and tasty food. The staff are friendly and will bend over backwards to make your time here amazing!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Everytime i visit Cape Town, i have to visit The Firemans Arms! Here i find good food in pizzas or steaks or burgers! The beers are always cold on tap and bottled! Service very good and a lekka place to go with friends to watch sport or just to relax!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I remember going to the Fireman's 30 years ago as a regular lunch haunt around the corner from work. I went recently to watch a World Cup semi. The place is better than ever. It used to be a little on the low-life side. It is now clean, spacious and really feels like a neighborhood pub, albeit a little bigger.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Normally I want to visit a place at least twice before reviewing it, at least in my residential 'neighborhood'. Fantastic food, lunch this time. Good selection of beers on tap and service is top notch! Can imagine the venue is awesome for sports with their setting outsiden

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I've been going there over the years and the standard remians consistantly good. My favourite foods are the crispy battered fish and chips, liver and onion with mash and the pizzas from the wood fired oven are excellent (believe the tripe is fab too - but not my bag so haven't tried it). Staff are are attentive and smart (especially... More

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Dublin, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This pub was directly on my path walking back to the Hilton. I stopped here several nights, having a few beers and chicken wings to end my day. Staff was personable, accommodating, and helpful. So much so, it was the main reason I returned. They also had free wifi, which allowed me to send out photos of my day to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

not a fan of pub type setups, but went after my partner absolutely raved about it. i've been converted to the pub experience. excellent food (best onion rings in town and good quality pizza), super friendly and super fast service, clean and - my number 1 must have in any dining establishment - napkins not paper serviettes.

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