Looking forward to the South Africa vs. New Zealand match this Saturday? Don’t let a boring vibe ruin the festive spirit of game day and be sure to pick a great spot to celebrate the wins and mourn the losses in – or shake hands over a tie in. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Suzuki SA to bring you these are the top 5 spots in and around the Mother City to watch the big game.


1 Rocking the Daisies 2017

Going to Daisies and thought you’d miss clash of the titans? No way. The 12th installment of SA’s biggest and best outdoor music festival will be showing the game live from the middle of Darling on Saturday, so be sure to round up all your friends and back your favourite team.

Photography: Samantha Pinto/HSM Images
Photography: Samantha Pinto/HSM Images

Where Kloof wine estate, Darling


2 The Dubliner

If watching the game in a classic pub appeals more to your senses, then The Dubliner in Long Street it the ideal spot for you! The pub and restaurant is passionate about sports themselves, and offer all of the big sports action on their big screens.

Photography: Getaway

Where 251 Long Street, Cape Town
Contact +27 21 424 1212

3 The Slug & Lettuce

In the heart of the southern suburbs and not too far from Newlands stadium itself, the upscale pub and social cafe is the ideal spot to catch the live rugby action, while indulging in a decadent, cheesy pizza.

Photography: The Slug & Lettuce

Where Main Rd, Newlands
Contact +27 686 0281

4 Foresters Arms

Another gem in the midst of the southern suburbs, Victorian gastropub Foresters Arms (otherwise known as “Forries”), boasts a menu of global dishes, wood-fired pizzas, game day action and a downright festive vibe.

Photography: Suip!

Where 52 Newlands Ave, Newlands
Contact +27 21 689 5949

5 The Brazen Head

If you’re down by the seaside, The Brazen Head will bring you the gees of a classic Irish pub right where the beach sand meets the ocean. Enjoy hearty meals and Irish charm while catching the rugby excitement up the Cape West Coast.

Photography: Wining and Dining

Where Cormorant Ave, Big Bay
Contact +27 21 554 5003


Featured image Michelo Jere / Highbury Media

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