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Clarens Brewery

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Address: 326 Main Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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+27 82 901 4700
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Food great

The food was great but the service was lacking. Almost all the sauces were empty and the men's toilet had a terrible smell. The waiter also asked that we give him his tip as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Patrick M
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great but the service was lacking. Almost all the sauces were empty and the men's toilet had a terrible smell. The waiter also asked that we give him his tip as management do not give it to them.

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Thank Patrick M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, enjoy a tasting board or both beer and food. Good fun and not to be missed. Just be early to get a table

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Thank lindseyr449
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and four friends visited the Clarens Brewery during a day visit to the town, and the experience was quite a let down considering their reputation. The craft beer tasting platters are free, but ours were warm, and so small some of the beers were hard to even have a proper taste of. The food menu was average, and the... More 

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Thank Stuart W
Clarens, South Africa
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326 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son was visiting and we went for a long walk along the little stream, after 5km we reached the brewery and guess? The men had to have a blond... And they did.. Always very good

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Thank Aaltjie
Nelspruit, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Clarens brewery is in the Main Street and has a lovely vibe. Beer tasting is free which is a nice touch ... they have a great selection of wines too. Although we didn't eat, the good looked great.

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Thank Ali_Zee01
Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

What a lovely, vibey place. Packed every day lots of South Africans and Overseas tourists. My husband enjoyed the craft beer, however, we did not have time to eat, but what we did see coming out of the kitchen looked absolutely define - a definite must for anyone visiting Claren's.

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Thank DianevanVuuren
Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Absolute AWESOME experience. The tasters made the selecting of the correct craft beer much easier and it enabled one not to waste and explore the more unusual blends. A absolute MUST for families and friends.

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Thank magdahinrichsen
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

This used to be an amazing brewery when it was small. But since its grown the beer is still good but the staff are shocking! There are lots of them generally doing very little and not providing a good service. They are also very disorganised unable to find the only working credit card machine. This place should be excellent, and... More 

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Thank Leigh W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Good beer & food! Lovely place just too chill with a chilled beer! Lekker man! Can't wait to get back to Clarens!

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Thank Anne-Marie d
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We can only rate the beer, because it's all we had, but it was delicious and the perfect bevvie to enjoy while watching the world go by on the Clarens village green.

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Thank JaneShorney

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