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The Dung Beetle Bar at Barrydale Backpackers

££ - £££, Cafe,
4 Tennant Road, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
+27 28 572 1053
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good10%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
2 Feb 2018
“Where all the locals go”
30 Oct 2017
“Cozy bar where everybody knows everybody :-)”
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, Cafe, Grill, Pub
££ - £££
4 Tennant Road, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely little bar at the top of the R62. Definitely worth a stop - super friendly staff always willing to assist and have a chat.

Thank eleneb2017
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I went to watch the curry cup final here. On arrival the friendly staff welcomed us. We felt welcome in an instant

Thank romeok738
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Stopped of for a beer on our way. great atmosphere. Was there before for rugby on Tv. Great venue for watching sport

Thank JohannLinda
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Although the rugby was 50/50 issssssh the ambiance at the Dung Beetle was 100% spot on. The fire place got a lovely laid back feeling on a very cold Saturday afternoon...the person serving was a delight, professional and friendly, with knowledge off exactly we should...More

Thank PhilipdeBruin
Reviewed 2 May 2017

For a one night stay over at a very low cost, this was truly a very good accommodation. Everything supplied, the coffee/tea was ample. Clean and neat. Really something to consider budget wise and simple accommodation.

Thank lorrainev381
Reviewed 3 January 2017

You have to pop in for a drink.. or 5!! Such a friendly place, loved the locals, loved the Dung Beetle Shooter! The only thing I regretted was the hangover the day after. Service was awesome and we had such fun with the locals. if...More

Thank TravellingwithBuddha
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Loved the staff and the drinks. Made you feel at home and like you've known them for ages!!! Take along your swimming gear and enjoy the pool on the hot summers day.

Thank AnkeSmit
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Wonderful stop for a quick bite and a drink. Food is good...the baskets are simply the best for a quick meal, or something to nibble on while you chat. Good food,,,good vibe

1  Thank Dee J
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What an awesome experience we had at The Dung Beetle Bar. The hospitality we received was 5*. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Barrydale.

Thank Petrus V
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Dung Beetle during our Route 62 trip and was treated like royalty by Lance and his wife. Food was great and drink kept flowing.....they absolutely went out of their way for us. One of the best places I have stayed at....More

1  Thank Wanda F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Cafe, Grill, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Tennant Road, Barrydale 6750, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Barrydale
  • Phone Number: +27 28 572 1053
  • E-mail
Relaxed, friendly atmosphere, simple delicious food. Mostly outdoor seating, on the lawn, near the pool or on the stoep. Pub with dart board, pool table, great music, flat screen TV for sports, beer on tap, and a range of wine, ciders, coolers and spirits. Meet interesting people and have fun!
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