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Roter Hahn

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332 Roos Street | Corner Van Zyl Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
+27 58 256 1888
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“eisbein” (55 reviews)
“sausage” (36 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
332 Roos Street | Corner Van Zyl Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ironic that they didn’t have any German beers on tap considering that’s their selling point. Crispy eisbein was far from crispy and quite tasteless. Not authentic German cuisine. Wouldn’t go back.

Thank cazzachy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great venue but unfortunately after the second try we found the food very average but expensive. The staff were friendly and polite but the service slow e.g. 45 minutes For a piece of cake. The management was not interested in the needs of...More

Thank Manfred H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. How ever the drinks were very expensive especially the bear. The new place is very nice with a nice view.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Roter Hahn is a must do when in Clarens. They have a wide selection of German beers and no SAB beers :) The food is also top quality

Thank Raka25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely vibe. Food and beer is good. Views are superb. Have recommended to others already. Will definitely go back.

Thank Lulu D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Views from the deck of the mountains is breathtaking - definitely a great spot to get. Great German beers, unfortunately no local beers. Food is great. Service can be improved slightly.

Thank KBattaloo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time at Roter Hahn. Ate some good food and then tested almost all the beers on the menu! There are aome good ones!!

Thank Pieter019191
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a surprising experience.! We've heard only good things about the Roter Hahn and read a few bad reviews, BUT decided to judge for ourself. We we're greeted/seated by friendly staff, our waiter told us about all their beers on tap and within 5min...More

Thank ChanetteKruger
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A pre booked dinner well in advance and get told you need to get your order in early. No problem meals ordered at 6:45 and served at 8:50 WTF. Food great but completely out of sync with customers requirements. Really need to up there game...More

Thank Delta G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My husband and I always go to Clarens for our Anniversary weekend every year. When we are in Clarens we always have the lamb shank at Roter Hahn for dinner. It is the best lamb shank I have ever had in my whole life and...More

Thank oliviasjvr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Roos Street | Corner Van Zyl Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 58 256 1888
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German style restaurant with amazing meals,a lot of different beers to choose from and friendly and helpful staff. The view is spectacular and well worth a visit if in Clarens for a day or two.
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