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Licencing laws

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Licencing laws

Presumably there is no problem with taking a teenager into a bar/restaurant during the daytime but at what time are they required to leave and how 'enforced' is the law?

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1. Re: Licencing laws

It really depends on where it is. If its a family style pub, then there is no issue.

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2. Re: Licencing laws

Under 18's are not allowed to sit at the bar, or be served alcohol.

Restaurants are usually not an issue, but also, no alcohol for under 18's.

Having said that, policing of the rules is often pretty lax.

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3. Re: Licencing laws

No children is allowed in Bars at all under the age of 18 yes. But also like madaboutwine has stated, that you do get family friendly bars in Cape Town where kids are allowed and they have maybe a play-den for them on the one side. And all restaurants must have a non smoking area as well as a smoking area, so regarding that you will also be good.

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