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Friends Restaurant and Pub

) #15 of 24 Restaurants in Clarens ££ - £££ ,
Van Zyl Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
+27 76 316 1312
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (6 reviews)
“live music” (6 reviews)
“shooters” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Van Zyl Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere there was great, prices was good, music was better than expected, will recommend for sure.

Thank Desire L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We seemed to end up at Friends every night in Clarens - after our dinner out - the vibe was great, live music and the most incredible fire place outside - kept us warm, cosy and entertained!

Thank laurendan73
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Food is average, not much on the menu other than burgers. Service good and staff very friendly. Prices are average, but you can get nicer meals for the same amount at other places close by. Plays good music, although a little loud if you are...More

Thank Gorjas
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great vibe and good food,PJ is a legend< Friday night was a blast good music,will def go back, What more can i say, Music food and Jack Daniels,

Thank 793colin
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Out of this World breakfast and coffee! If you like "camping coffee", with condensed milk, well.... you have to have their " kombuis koffie".....I am salivating at this moment....

Thank Antonvanheerden
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good service from staff and a lovely setting overlooking the mountains. Great music and atmosphere. We noticed a play area for kids. Very relaxed and staff are very attentive.

Thank L_Rampersad
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Best burgers in clarens, good vibe. Nice place to sit down and enjoy yourself. ( THE RING OF FIRE, I conquered it!)

Thank Ricky v
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We stopped over at the spur of the moment and was pleasantly surprised by the good vibe, food and service. Real value for money and friendly staff. It is family friendly and suitable for young and old.

Thank magdahinrichsen
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We are new residents in Clarens and are busy visiting each local restaurant to see what is offered. The sign outside said "Best Burgers". I guess for a pub type restaurant it would have been better sitting inside but because there was a play area...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Best staff in town. Really warm and friendly and go out of their way. Great band when we visited. Unpretentious and fun.

1  Thank Kate T
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15 December 2016|
Response from URSULA M | Reviewed this property |
We have a list of places open on Christmas Day. It is only Gosto's and 278 On Main that is open that day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Zyl Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 76 316 1312
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