1Radium Beer Hall, Johannesburg
Founded in 1929, this pub has been listed as one of the world’s top twenty bars. The jazz band and the calamari are legend.
2Die Mystic Boer, Bloemfontein
Wild and Wonderful! No doubt, one of the most popular hang outs in the whole of the Free State.
3Khuwana Tavern, Mandela Village
The beer flows, and the laughter levels go up as fast as the spicy Mozambican food goes down in this fun watering hole north of Pretoria.
The Western Cape’s oldest bar built in 1808, another great pub to tick off on your list. Drink a toast to Cecil John Rhodes, ex-patron of this public house.
5The Cabin Bar at the Brass Bell
Feel like the ship’s Captain of this Kalk Bay institution filled with nautical memorabilia and perched right on the ocean’s edge.
6Star of the West, Kimberley
One of the country’s oldest pubs, and a national monument, quench your thirst here, not for diamonds, but an ice-cold frosty.
7The Baobab Tree Bar and Wine Cellar
Have a dop (drink) in a 6000-year-old tree! No, we haven’t been drinking – visit the Baobab Bar at Sunland Nursery near Tzaneen.
This vibrant tavern offers home-cooked meals, local gossip, a mean selection of single-malt’s and impromptu jazz.
A legendary pub in the Natal Midlands, attached to The Nottingham Road Hotel founded in 1854. Take a pack of your favourite tipple, brewed on the premises, home with you.
10The Church Bar, Pilgrim’s Rest
Situated in the old Royal Hotel, this bar is filled with tall tales and good beer.