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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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Local craft brewery

Great spot to enjoy local craft brew - Clarens Red my favourite! Simple but tasty pub grub on menu - German sausage, cheeses, cold meats etc. Very popular venue - you'll need to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to enjoy local craft brew - Clarens Red my favourite! Simple but tasty pub grub on menu - German sausage, cheeses, cold meats etc. Very popular venue - you'll need to wait for an outside table. Add to your lunch list - worth it.

Thank Ryan R
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The brewery has such a great atmosphere. Definitely one of the must visit places in town. The beer is great, the craft gun better. The food is average but the service is poor. The service overshadows what could be a great experience.

Thank Jaco-Pierre S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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394 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read so much about Clarens Brewery and missed out on our last trip to Clarens and so we made a point of going on our first day. We arrived at about 14:00 and with the rain, there were only tables inside. It was full but we managed to get seats at the bar. Great waiter, Lerato, who looked... More 

Thank Beechman1
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just great. They offer free tasters and their beers are delicious, as are their ciders, and their gin. We had their platters twice which was plenty of great food for two. Service is friendly and atmosphere is awesome. Can't think of any reason to give fewer than five stars.

Thank Jean l
Durban, South Africa
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed drinks at this establishment. The ambiance is really great with the beer distilling facilities being within the bar area. A great place to relax and enjoy Clarens going by.

Thank kevinstone84
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 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.

Thank Patrick M
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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

Thank lindseyr449
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017 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 

Thank Stuart W
Clarens, South Africa
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327 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 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

Thank Aaltjie
Nelspruit, South Africa
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 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.

Thank Ali_Zee01

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