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“Good vibe, good food”

The Pickled Pig Ale House
Ranked #16 of 30 Restaurants in Parys
Cuisines: Gastropub, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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136 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Good vibe, good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

If it's a hearty pub lunches/ dinners that you are after, be sure to visit the pickled pig. We had a hearty oxtail pie with a generous serving of mash and it was out of this world. Great service too. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Thank you. Will be sure to visit this spot again.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“This little piggie will go back to the Pickled Pig”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

Great selection of beers. Fantastic prices! Barman was on the ball and really nice. Just make sure to order food before 3pm as they order from the restaurant across the street (no extra cost to you).

If you're planning a bachelors in Parys, be sure to drop the boys off here. They'll have a great time and will be cheaper than any bar in JHB.

Visited March 2013
Thank Sarah U
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Awesome find in Parys”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013

After a long long day white water rafting down the Vaal, we slowly made our way back to Jozi, on the way home we stopped in town for lunch, we had booked at another restaurant in town so we popped in here for a well deserved beer.

Well i was totally blown away that such a cool little pub existed outside of JHB or any major city to be honest, they serve a MASSIVE selection of International beers, local micro breweries as well as local classics, no SAB products which was rather refreshing!

Inside is dark and cosy and reminded me very much of the pubs in the UK, outside they have small tables on a concrete varande under a few trees, its a great location on Bree street, a must try when i Parys!! Well done to the owners on this little gem.

  • Visited March 2013
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