The Best Selection Of Beers In South Africa – The Beerhouse, Cape Town

If you love Africa and you love beer then the perfect combination will be found at The Beerhouse in Cape Town in South Africa.

Cape Town is one of the world’s premier tourism destinations. Well known for Victorian Architecture, a laid back attitude and some of the most stunning scenery in the world this is a city that will rival New New for the accolade of ‘the city that never sleeps’.

Capetonians love their nightlife and overseas visitors will rapidly find out why. The balmy summer evenings and relaxed atmosphere make this the perfect environment to sit back, relax and enjoy your favorite tipple.

And where better than Africa’s most stylish place to enjoy that continental favorite – beer.

The Beerhouse in Cape Town is a Mecca for beer lovers. It has all the right ingredients (including delicious hops derived drinks) for a lazy afternoon or fun filled evening of enjoying some of the best amber liquids on the planet.


For beer lovers, The Beerhouse is a fabulous destination. According to the management, this Victorian styles venue on 223 Long Street in the City Center The Beerhouse offers the best beers that the world has to offer. It’s difficult to argue the pint. With 26 taps and 99 bottled beers from around the world, this is a venue that will satisfy even the most jaded tastes of the world-weary beer traveler.

But it’s not only the beer that keeps people coming back for more at this fantastic venue – it’s the experience. With bartenders who will happily fill you in on the origins of not only the brands that you choose but also the history of the particular type of beer that you drinking this is more than a refreshing beer-based experience – it’s an education.


But, as they say in late night advertising – that’s not all. The Beerhouse also has some fantastic nonbeer menu options. The food menu is also fantastic with some great bar snacks as well as some more hearty fare. For those who want to keep it traditional(ish) then the Currywurst is heartily recommended. With some friends – then don’t hesitate to order the ‘Schnak Platter’ which gives you a choice of 6 items from the ‘Schnak Menu’. Of course, if you’re in the mood for something more substantial then you simply won’t go wrong with the burgers, pizza, pork belly roll or ribs. It’s all good. Just depends on what you want at that particular point in time – or how many of the delicious beers you’ve consumed.

As an added incentive to order from the extensive menu (and it’s all good) the barkeeps will be more than willing to recommend the appropriate beer or ale that best matched your choice of menu item. This adds a real sense of occasion to any of your choices.


Adding to the attractions of The Beerhouse is the opportunity to watch some sporting events on the numerous flat screen TV’s. If you’re visiting from overseas try taking in a rugby match at The Beerhouse – it’s a great opportunity to see why South African’s have a reputation for being sports crazy.

And Friday nights mean free beer. The Beerhouse social media gives away a free phrase – quote it and your first beer costs you zero. If that’s not a reason the visit the Cape Town landmark then you need to surrender your beer lovers card right away.

Take some time off and take a turn at The Beerhouse. It’s unpretentious fun and a beer based adventure that you will not regret.