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Mitchell's Brewery

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Mitchell's Brewery, South Africa's Original Craft Brewery established in 1983 in Knysna. The Mitchell's Tap Room is open Monday to Saturday from 11am till 9pm. Beer tastings of our award winning brews available all day. Come enjoy a beer tasting at...more
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10 New Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 4685
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I called to book a table for my guests and I for beer tasting on 27 January, I was told no booking is needed and all will be fine. We arrived, chose a table and placed our orders before being asked to move to a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DylanJamesL
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent beer garden. First craft brewery in sth africa. Thanks for the excellent service Jade! From Colombia.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this brewery on recommendation from a friend and it was great. Good service and great beer. The beer tasting was tasty and informative and we will looking out for these beers in our home town. We did not try the food but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carmenw760
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

On our trip along the garden route, my wife and I had a couple of days in Knysna and on arrival we’re in need of refreshment when we found Mitchell’s! We enjoyed both the friendly atmosphere where the staff made you feel welcome and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pauloverde
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Love this venue for a beer and a pub meal. Avoid like the plague for a packed out show. Was at Tim Plewman show. He was brilliant, and I'm sure capacity crowd enjoyed him. Service was non existent, virtually. Food orders did not arrive, despite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PhilC246
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We did the beer tasting which was phenomenal. The beers were all delicious. We also met Vaughn (the Knysna Ragnar Lothbrook) He was super friendly and made us feel really welcome. We unfortunately didn't eat there, but will definitely do so next time we visit....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jades52
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Went to see Jesse Clegg there and the sound was fantastic. Staff kept up with the drink orders so you didn't have to wait long and food was just as quick. Lovely lagoon setting and family friendly. And then there is the beer...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KasiS27
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Not being the worlds biggest beer drinker I still found this super fun. We ordered one beer tasting to share (like I mentioned not big drinkers) and we really enjoyed the Honey and Milk beer. We ordered a snack platter and found it perfect to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank HerRoyalHickup
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Had the Milk and Honey and a Old Wobbly. Delicious beer!! The food was fantastic, definitely recommend the burgers.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ed0n3
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Saw there was a 2 for 1 burger special - you would think every effort would be made to offer something special on such a prmotion. My wiife had one bite and that was enough.I did finish mine because i was hungry but I can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank r0adrunred
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