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Foresters Arms Pub

52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 5949
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“steak roll” (4 reviews)
“pork ribs” (3 reviews)
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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

We went for a light lunch on a warm & sunny day & sat in the garden. The staff are mostly long standing and friendly, overseen by Manual (Manny) who is a warm and welcoming host. I enjoyed the seared fish, with cauliflower pure and...More

Thank gibbhelps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Back after 15 years and it's still great place to a beer , now it even has a brewery.We didn't have their pub lunch, but it seems to be a great place to have lunch.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely lively place and certainly the place to be seen on a sunny winter’s day in Newlands, when a non-rugby day. We discover a bit of a Bishop’s boy’s parents hangout. We were a party of nine with my sister, brother in law and...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful food experience. We ordered the humble Fish & Chips and when the food arrive - surprise surprise. It is cordon blue standards. Not only was the fish the best fish ever but the presentation was the best ever. All the staff were...More

Thank altav2016
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Another visit after some time. Excellent service. Food was very good but not as good as the last time. Great meeting place for families with kids. We will definitely be back.

Thank LesW790
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went to Forries for a family lunch on a cold winter's day. Perfect choice. Blazing log fire in the middle of the pub to warm us up. A comprehensive menu, including a good kiddies menu. And service that was astonishingly good, given that the place...More

Thank Butch R
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great vibe for a group out . Craft Beer was lekker(Good). My Burger a delight and in time . Will probably comeback when I'm around the area

Thank Tresor F
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Always fun to visit Forries. We sat outside in the Cape sun. It was a beautiful day. Food was good beer plenty and a lovely day altogether.

Thank ColmV
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good place to go for a yummy burger with a number of friends. On a sunny day sitting outside is perfect for families with children.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We discovered "Forries" our first night in Newlands. Several of us arrived from out of town for the weekend events. We opted for pizza to feed the masses. In less than 3 minutes drive we were at Forries. I di not understand why we did...More

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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, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 09:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 23:00
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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