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BEERHOUSE on Long

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223 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3370
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“flammkuchen” (6 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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223 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Saturday the 5th of May 2018. A group of us visited Beerhouse and what a horrible experience. At 02H00 the "bouncer" abruptly came to us and his exact words were " we are closing just finish your drink and leave" this left us all...More

Thank melanieomalley1989
RandBerg, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Melanie Firstly we would like to apologize for the way that you were treated during your visit with us. This is not the Beerhouse way and most certainly not the way we allow our staff to treat our Beerlovers. Please can I ask that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a very good selection of beers and you can have them in a good variety of sizes. However, the burger is awful. First time I couldn’t finish a burger in my life.More

Thank mateusdesordi
RandBerg, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mateusdesordi Thank you for the time that you have taken to update us on your experiance. We are disapointed to hear that you did not enjoy your burger with us. We have recently changed roll suppliers, our patties are hand made - in house...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They obviously have an extensive beer & coder range from around the world! Very good selection! The atmosphere is great, & every night they have a special for everyone: from beer pong to bottomless-ribs, to quiz-nights: on the weekend they may have a variety of...More

Thank Martin F
RandBerg, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Martin Thank you for the wicked review. It is always nice to hear back from our Beerlovers and it warms our heart when we hear that they have had a great time with us. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What they do they do well. If you want to choose a well-kept local beer from a wide selection of well-kept local beers then this is the place for you, can vouch for the Devil's Peak Pale Ale and the Jack Black Lager, which were...More

Thank Woolleg
RandBerg, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Woolleg Thank you for the awesome review. We loved having you and hope that we see you around again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I’m a frequenter of craft beer bars. This place has very boring decor, they were out of half their advertised beers and the barman was really unhelpful with selection. Part of being a craft beer bar is having a barman who can tell you about...More

Thank CraftBeerLady
RandBerg, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sue Firstly thank you for taking the time out to come and see us and then for giving us feedback on your experience. We are highly disappointed to hear that that experience was negative but can assure you that we have put new systems...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner to satisfy my craving for ribs and to see the famous 99 bottles of beer on the wall. Lovely waiters, however did muck up my order, was meant to have bottomless ribs for their Wednesday special however was bought the wrong order,...More

Thank Ambi16
RandBerg, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ambi Thank you for taking the time to visit and review us. We apologize for any miscommunication or incorrect order taking. We will look into this and hope that if you visit in future that you make the manager aware of such events so...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

After having the most disappointing food and experience at Mama Africa across the street, we headed to BeerHouse to erase the memory. lol. I immediately wished we had thought about having dinner there to begin with. The onion rings and burgers looked fresh and scrumptious....More

Thank kee146
RandBerg, Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! We're happy to hear you had a great experience.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

99 bottles of beer on the wall and available, plus a good batch of taps. the beer is great, the people watching is as good as it gets along Long Street and the food is pretty decent! All worthy attributes of a pub. I have...More

Thank CFEIII
Janine_van_Wulven, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Good Day, Thanks for the great review. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We found it while walking around with the help of a tourist information office and a kind lady on the street. Arrived just before noon on a Friday and got a table on the balcony - it filled up quickly shortly after. Ordered a Drifter...More

Thank fishnguy
Janine_van_Wulven, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Good Day, Thank you for the great review and feedback. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Really friendly bar and restaurant with an absolute ton of beer offering. They have numerous tasting flights a very explanatory beer menu and great food as well. This coupled with a friendly staff who provide great service and a very reasonable price make this one...More

Thank David S
Janine_van_Wulven, General Manager at BEERHOUSE on Long, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Good Day, Thank you for the kind words! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

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fungy2018
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Response from Amanda A | Reviewed this property |
This really doesn’t have anything to do with the Beerhouse?! Where there’s people there’s theft. Keep your hands on your valuables, don’t put the phone in a pocket, wear it close to your body. There’s a lot of theft... More
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Response from Diwah_Asante | Reviewed this property |
If you're staying in the V&A then i advise you just take an uber or a taxi to go especially after dark. During the day its very safe to walk though, i'm sure youve noticed there are a lot of CCID (public protection) officers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
German, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 3370
  • E-mail
Description
Beerhouse on Long, where it all began! The original and the vanguard of the Beer Revolution. We are the hub for all things beer, providing the best of local and international beer with our legendary ‘99 bottles’ and over 25 taps. We are also at the forefront of a new era of exploration which brings in a fusion of food and beer, the Brew Food Revolution, combining the best of both worlds! Our Brew Food Menu integrates smoking techniques from in-house custom made natural hard wood smokers. We aim to create a unique culinary experience of in house made from scratch brew food elements that integrate complementary beer flavour profiles and utilizes the ancient techniques of pickling and fermentation. Smoke. Meat. Beer. Welcome to the Brew Food Revolution!!
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