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Foresters Arms Pub

52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 5949
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular pub with great outdoor seating and selection of beers. Offering typical pub food which was tasty and served quickly by friendly staff. Reasonably quiet when we visited and cannot imagine what it would be like when busy.

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forries is an institution and one that I’m happy to be part of. Even when they are packed (Two Oceans weekend) they manage to serve decent food and a good pint. Something that you can’t take for granted at many other “English pubs”

Thank Dreamteamsa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here often while in Cape Town. Great place to take customers/friends etc for lunch. Recommended

Thank bryanburns
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely social lunch here with friends. We all had different dishes and each was very good. As pub food goes, this was very good and a big selection of dishes.

Thank Leslie-ann C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

4 of us had lunch today. One had prawns - excellent, another Tuna - also excellent. The other 2 had the Carvery (medium portion). Service a trifle slow at the Carvery so that by the time the Carvery couple returned, the prawn and tuna couple...More

Thank peter r
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Good pub to watch rugby, soccer, cricket or whatever sport you are into. Drinks are good and standard pub grub

Thank rodney120
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A group of us went there following the opening event at our 50th Matric Reunion. We haven't all been together for many years, but all have fond memories of 'Forries' as we called it when in our teens and twenties. As someone who is now...More

Thank Herschelian
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Having completely forgotten it was Valentines day as partial amends I took my wife there for lunch. Sat outside being warm & where rapidly served by good waiters. My wife had Pan fried chicken livers in a gravy of onions, garlic, cream & Basil with...More

Thank gibbhelps
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Such a great local pub. A generous Sunday carvery roast lunch, great kiddie play space, and a choice of outdoor or indoor dining. Have a chat to the staff, they're hilarious and super friendly. Make sure you book a table on Sundays!!

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This pub was recommended by our hosts and we were certainly glad we acted on their recommendation. A good selection to eat / A good range of beers / A nice friendly atmosphere.

Thank K9TLS
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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.
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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