SWC 2018 - the ultimate guide to all the food and drink specials in your city

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JOBURG

Beerhouse Fourways
Various craft brewers are sponsoring a team with their beer at reduced prices for the duration of the game when their selected team is playing. Build your own snack basket R120 - choose 2 meat (such as ribs or wings) 3 veg (such as poppers, chips or onion rings) and 2 dipping sauces. 

Blankbar
Blankbar will be screening all tournament games with vodka cocktail specials and Russian inspired pizzas and snack specials on offer throughout. 

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Jolly Roger Pub
The Jolly Roger will be screening all the tournament games, with great half time drinks specials. Their oven fired pizzas are legendary, and will keep any fan satisfied for 90 minutes. 

PRETORIA

Hogshead Hazlewood
The games will be on the big screen, and the drinks specials are many - what more could a fan want? Jagermeister and bedweiser specials throughout the games, screened live on big screens. Cocktail special R35 every day from 4pm - 7pm. 2 x Double brandy and coke for R60 every day all day. All specials are available on the Hogshead App and all special can only be accessed through their Loyalty App.

Eastwoods
It’s all about entertainment at Eastwoods. Big screen TV’s, indoor and outdoor seating, and plenty of beer bucket specials. Grab 6 Castle Lite for R75 before 7pm daily - just in time for kick off time! 

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CAPE TOWN

Den Anker
This Capetonian instituition is also the Mother City's premier Belgian restaurant. The imported beer list runs into the pages, and there are plenty of local beverages on offer too. The bar food menu features deep fried cheese croquettes and bittebollen, or if you're really hungry try their legendary mussel pot with pomme frite. 

The Royal Oak Pub & Restaurant
This spot is popular with the locals, with the kitchen serving tasty and homey pub breakfasts and lunches until 3pm daily. Come early for lunch, and try their award winning Macaroni & Cheese with side salad (YUM!) but stay for the game afterwards. Grab drinks specials such as Double Smirnoff Vodka & Mix for R25 and Castle 500ml draughts for the price of a 300ml - only R21!

Beerhouse on Long
Various craft brewers are sponsoring a team with their beer at reduced prices for the duration of the game when their selected team is playing. Build your own snack basket R120 - choose 2 meat (such as ribs or wings) 3 veg (such as poppers, chips or onion rings) and 2 dipping sauces. 

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Dizzy’s Pub Camps Bay 
This popular local spot is pulling out all the stops for the FIFA World Cup matches. All games will be screened live, with 25% off all pizzas during match time as well as DizzysPub Lager pints for R35 each. Get a few friends together and enjoy a pizza and wine special such as any 2 pizzas and a bottle of Villiera 2014 Shiraz for R250 or any 4 pizzas and a bottle of Villiera 2014 Shiraz for R420.

Mitchells Scottish Ale House
One of Cape Town's best loved live sport venues, by both locals and visitors, Mitchells is jam packed with atmosphere. Pre-game drink and meal specials will be on offer for all tournament games. Look out for the selfie competitions - there are some big prizes on offer! Instant prizes up for grabs when you buy Budweiser @ R30ea or R45 for two, as well as Heineken on special @ R25 each for the duration of the World Cup. 

Oui bar at Radisson Red
The Radisson Red in the Silo District is an ever changing venue for eating, drinking and laughing. For the FIFA World Cup, OUIBar Stadia is a vibrant area with stadium seating and all games on the big screen. A large variety of craft beers are available on tap, and be sure to try their famous snack platters! 

Ricks Cafe Americain Bar and Restaurant
With 3 fireplaces, upstairs, downstairs and outdoor seating there is plenty on offer at Ricks. Specials on tequila shots and jagerbombs, happy hour daily from 1500 - 1900. Book your table to secure your spot for the bigger games! 

The Odeon Cinema at The Pepperclub Hotel
The 5-star Pepperclub Hotel is hosting all the major FIFA games in their intimate, luxury cinema. Match day snack baskets include a borewors wrap, fries, chicken wings and chilli cheese rissoles. Escape the crowds, and watch the game in style! Contact Banqueting@pepperclub.co.za / 021 812 8848 for bookings - spots are limited! Priced at R225 p/p.

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PORT ELIZABETH

Bridge Street Brewery
What better place to watch the game, than from the brewery itself? Bridge Street Taproom and restaurant will be showing all the games on the big screen, and they have some fantastic specials on all 6 of their craft beer labels. Grab a 500ml draught for R33, or the delicious ‘Wild Child’ Elderflower gin on tap for R35 a glass if beer is not your thing.

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DURBAN

Jackie Horner Pub & Grill
With happy hour 4:30pm to 6pm every day, Jackie Horner is the place for the fans. All matches will be screened live, with daily food specials and plenty of drink specials to tempt you. 

Waxy O'Connors Sunningdale
This Irish pub has tons of atmosphere and some great specials for FIFA World Cup matches. All games will be screened live in HD, with daily drink specials to keep up the spirits. Food specials are updated daily, so get in touch to find out more. 

Please note: all event and pricing information is correct at time of publication. Please contact the establishments directly to confirm any specials.

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