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Foresters Arms Pub

52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 5949
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (45 reviews)
“steak roll” (4 reviews)
“pork ribs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just wanted to give a special mention to Joe our waiter who was very good last night. The manager also popped over which was nice and the food was really good. Made an evening dinner with friends hassle free and enjoyable. Thanks Forries!

Thank FrancescaSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have 3 things to say about Foresters Arms Pub. Firstly, when me and my partner and our dogs arrived at Foresters Arms, they unfortunately seated us next to a group of smokers which I found very displeasing. I learnt a while afterwards, after another...More

Thank monikesteffen
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Foresters Arms or Forries as the locals affectionately call this pub, is a Cape Town institution that has been around for decades. Over the years few changes have been made but one thing that has stayed the same is the great atmosphere. There is a...More

Thank Craig A
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Always a good atmosphere for friends or families all ages. Great food, good value for money and always lovely!! good for business meetings, lunches etc its a place for everyone!

Thank GillianCarneyNeePitm
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Food is good and reasonably priced, great place to go for all ages, fire place inside and heaters outside in the undercover area, smokers section outdoors and well away from the children's play area and non - smokers. They serve a Sunday roast, pizzas are...More

Thank karin u
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a light lunch the food was brilliant and service was spot on I can't recommend Forries enough value for money great vibe and food Well worth a visit

Thank Lalamandi0308
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

This review is past overdue 🙈 I arranged a farewell party for some Spanish expat friends at Forries. I've lived in Cape Town all my life but this farewell caused me to experience Forries for the first time. It was amazing. We booked for kids...More

Thank portiar12
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Wow. Nothing's changed, only gotten better. Waitresses very attentive. Bar staff friendly and happy to serve, even gave us a taster to see if we'd like the beer! Lovely atmosphere.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Definitely a favorite & a must go to for a few drinks every time I'm in or around Newlands. Nice people, good food & drinks and definitely a lekker vibe. What more does one want?!

Thank Christel E
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

If you looking for a place to try out craft beer ... look no further. Great Establishment well positioned with awesome food and good times. Highly recommend this for a craft beer and other drinks experience.

Thank DeonK
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August 21, 2016|
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Response from Warwick B |
Forries claims to be dog friendly but unless you want to sit in the small paved corner of the yard with the smokers it is not.
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May 14, 2016|
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Response from Ali_Food_Connaisseur | Reviewed this property |
yes it is! very cool place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 689 5949
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