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Foresters Arms Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 5949
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Opens in 15 min
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago 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 13 September 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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have visited this pub since I was a student in the early 1970's! Over the years it served regular pub grub, of good quality, but recently the menu has been revamped and I must say it now offers a lot more that the average...More

Thank Robyn168
Reviewed 28 August 2017

had lunch on a beautiful sunny day. sat outside close to the kids area. Nice menu, great setting and perfect for kids, but the food was dissapointing Kids calamari had literally 5 thin strips of calamari. It was so little I initailly thought they had...More

Thank capetownhills
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Questions & Answers
21 August 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.
Antoinette d
14 May 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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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