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Fresh and Exiting

Located in the heart of Johannesburg this brewery is a fresh and exciting addition to the area. The... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Dewald R
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good bear and vibe

Visited the brewery for a Saturday lunch & a few beers. The craft beers were interesting as was the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
271hiltont
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Mad Giant was born from the desire to conquer the world, to make a difference and to take chances with no fear of the outcome.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Fox Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
Website
+27 11 492 0901
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Located in the heart of Johannesburg this brewery is a fresh and exciting addition to the area. The decor has a very creative "industrial" feel to it, and you have full view of the brewing equipment. The tasting area also shares it's space with the...More

Thank Dewald R
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Have been wanting to visit Urbanology for ages. Booked in advance to celebrate our 6 year wedding anniversary. Got a call on the morning of our booking, informing us that they had another large booking with a DJ. This meant we had two choices: 1....More

Thank nicolleharding
Eben U, Owner at Mad Giant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Nicolle, I cringe when I read this as I completely agree with you. We are 100% in the wrong. Please allow me today to understand how we got to this point. I will consult reservations for your contact details. If you didn't make the...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Came here 3 times during our short visit because my husband loved the ipa and the Asian food was so tasty.

Thank DCC1960
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Visited Mad Giant on a Friday evening. Excellent food, great ambiance. They had an amazing DJ that night. Highly recommended

Thank Jose A
Connor M, Marketing & Brand Builder at Mad Giant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for your amazing review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Was up from the Cape for work and met an old university friend for supper at Urbanologi. My 1st visit and I was very impressed. A warm welcome and excellent service from Tshidi the whole evening; warm, friendly & professional. The food was excellent, esp....More

Thank GrietWesternCape
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Visited the brewery for a Saturday lunch & a few beers. The craft beers were interesting as was the bar menu. Service was good and the food was good value for money. As with craft beers they always come at a premium but it was...More

Thank 271hiltont
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great tasting beer with interesting flavours. Unfortunately the special brews were not in stock. Food is ordered and served tapas style. Very interesting menu, but on the high side (especially desserts). Restaurant clean, well laid out, with very efficient waitrons

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for the beer tour and beer tasting because we wanted to do something different. We started our tour with our amazing guide who was hilarious and very sweet (Neyo). We loved him, and he is truly great at his job. We practically...More

Thank Kara F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What an excellent experience! Had the combined Kitchen Tea Beer tasting. 10/10 die ambiance, staff, presentation, service, managers, food. I would highly recommend this Venue for Group and individuals. Thanks guys for that extra mile to make out special occasion so memorabel

Thank AvdMeer
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to spending a Sunday day out at Mad Giant but it was highly disappointing. They didn't have mushrooms for their only one vegetarian meal so that was out and they ran out of cheese burgers by 1:30pm. The drinks took forever and...More

Thank 9Marcel
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