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) #3 of 18 Restaurants in Newlands ££ - £££ , ,
Kildare Road & Main Street | Cardiff Castle, Newlands 7735, South Africa
+27 21 671 7907
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (104 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
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Grill, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Kildare Road & Main Street | Cardiff Castle, Newlands 7735, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With colleagues we had a very nice lunch. I tried the steak which was very good. A nice view on this part of Claremont... I recommend it...

Thank Cheikh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently went to barristers after an art exhibition. We were utterly disappointed. Service was slow and |I had to get up to call the waitress twice for some service. The food was tasteless and it seemed that nothing has been prepared fresh --- all...More

Thank AKruger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

at very reasonable prices. We go there regularly and have never been disappointed. Parking can be a problem but it's worth it.

Thank hanns b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant range of food for great prices- especially the pub lunch menu! They often have specials and have LOADS of seating space. Indoors is quite quaint, a typical pub-like look, and the outdoors is mostly picnic bench seating. Love this place.

1  Thank Chloë T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More than just pub fare on offer. Not the most courteous when menu adjustments are requested, such as no cheese on salad. Not much on offer for vegetarian or vegan diets. Very noisy in the pub and restaurant, so be prepared for a jolly crowd...More

Thank Sal09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Solid inexpensive well prepared pub food. Great pub environment with many locals. The daily specials for R65 are good. Value.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Walking into this restaurant is like going back in time. The food wasn't bad, decent steaks served with old fashioned veggies but over fried chips. Pastas were good. Service a bit slack. A very average restaurant...however the pub at the front which has an outdoor...More

Thank Carinne T
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Lovely atmosphere with good food. The service was welcoming and efficient and the prices not exorbitant, just normal priced dishes. Excellent menu with a variety of deal choices.

1  Thank Robbie R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

usual suspects of pub grub but some pleasant surprise dinner options too. Food is fine, well priced and nice for a quick lunch or a simple dinner. great wines and beers available too.

Thank zahra m
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Barristers pub, situated on the corner of Main Street in a vibrant sector of Newlands, is a fantastic pub-style restaurant at which one can enjoy a good beer and affordable lunch special. R65 will give you access to a wide variety of different pub-lunch specials,...More

1  Thank Michael G
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7 August 2016|
Response from Brent P | Property representative |
Hi. The Horse & Dray visit on the first Friday of the month at lunch time. Thankfully it wasn't one of the horses that passed away, but sadly one of the people involved in their care. The brewery tour is free of charge on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Road & Main Street | Cardiff Castle, Newlands 7735, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 7907
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Barristers is an institution in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town. Having been founded in 1980, Barristers is in the heart of Newlands Village and is an old favorite of locals and international visitors alike. From the deck which looks out over the village circle, through the lively pub and into the welcoming Grill and Tudor Rooms, we offer good old fashioned values at reasonable prices. Barristers has a comprehensive menu, extensive range of draught beers and a huge wine list. Good Food, Great Wine, Warm Friends is a motto we believe in emphatically.
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