South Africans love a good game of rugga. It’s a time for many to come together to share in the excitement of watching a favourite team or the Springboks play. Why not enjoy this favourite pastime in an environment that also offers great food and cold beer. Locals excited for the 9th Rugby World Cup can watch the kick off on September 20, which will be hosted in Japan and will run until November 2 at these locations.

With over 48 games to enjoy, locals can look forward to an exciting season ahead.

We rounded up some bars to help you watch and enjoy the rugby World Cup in 2019 with good company:

1. Hudsons, The Burger Joint


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A favourite among many, Hudsons will be serving up their incredible menu of burgers, pizzas as well as vegan offerings, nationwide. In addition, they will be open from 11am for all the big games (an hour earlier than normal) and they will be running incredible promotions in-store.

Address: 77 Dorp St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7600

Contact: 021 887 2052


2. Cafe Caprice


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Rugby fever takes over the World on Friday the 20th of September, and we got you covered 🤩🎉🏉🍽🍺. . So grab your friends & family and join us for a beachfront vibe while watching all the world cup games live on our HD big screens and enjoy our Rugby Brunch and Beer Special🍺🍳🏉. . R90 gets you one of four brunch options served with a Coronita. Dishes include; a breakfast burger, bacon benedict, Madame Caprice (signature full brekkie) and French toast. We will also offer a beer special of 5 Coronitas for R100. . The special will run for the entire duration of the RWC (20th Sept – 2nd Nov). Booking is essential for big match days. Please DM for bookings or call +27 (0)21 438 8315. . Time to back our boys 🎉🏉🎉🏉. #rugby #rugbyworldcup2019 #southafrica #springboks #beer #brunch #special #cafecaprice #beachbar #rugbyspecial #rwc #potd #capetown #campsbay #japan

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An institution in its own right! Enjoy the rugby games while overlooking the very popular Camps Bay Beach while enjoying their spectacular menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner options with great vibes and gorgeous people.

Address: 37 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005

Contact: 021 438 8315


3. Beerhouse


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Find them on Long Street in Cape Town and Tygervalley in Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs. Relax and enjoy their contemporary beer hall with its 25 taps and their legendary ’99 Bottles’ of the best local and international beer.

Their emphasis is the curation of beers and a service standard that sets the trend in the hospitality industry. Their beer is served by the most knowledgeable and passionate staff in the industry, and their food is crafted by an internationally experienced kitchen team, specifically to compliment our large beer variety.

Address: 223 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000

Contact: 021 424 3370


4. The Village Idiot


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Trade the water cooler for the watering hole 🐾 #partyanimals #weekend #tgif #thevillageidiot #capetown

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A true Inner-City haven, The Village Idiot is a quirky Neighbourhood Bar & Restaurant that enthusiastically embraces South African braai culture. This is a place where we raise our glasses to foolish renegades, adventurous idiots and all the people who refuse to live by the rules of conformity.

Address: 32 Loop St, Cape Town CBD, Cape Town, 8005

Contact: 021 418 1548


5. Jerry’s Burger Bar

Scattered across Cape Town, you can easily find a Jerry’s near you. Make sure you’re there during happy hour, and try one of their decadent stuffed burgers.

Opened from midday until 2am, you can catch the game here any time of day.

Address: 123 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925

Contact: +27 21 447 8554


6. Tiger’s Milk

One of Cape Town’s favourite hangout spots, Tiger’s Milk is offering World Cup supporters a watering hole with lots of drinks and food specials.

Be sure to grab all your rugby-loving friends and make your way to the closest one.

Address: 8 Kinetic Way, Century City, Cape Town, 7441

Contact: 021 286 2191



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Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.