Bloemfontein drinking and nightlife

Bar in Bloemfontein

Shebeen Bar at Emoya

This rowdy township-style bar sits with in the Emoya Estate, a lifestyle complex with a hotel, private game reserve (white rhinos and giraffes included), a spa and putt-putt. The bar is defined by funky and colourfu…
Pub in Bloemfontein

Mystic Boer

Bloem’s most popular long-standing pub and live-music venue provides an eccentric twist on Afrikaner culture – check out the psychedelic pictures of long-bearded Boers on the walls. There are regular gigs by DJs and…
Bar in Bloemfontein


Opened in 2016, this self-proclaimed 'Thai fusion bar' is a pleasing amalgam of '80s music, Thai food and yummy cocktails. We recommend pairing the spring rolls with a martini, which the super nice bartenders will e…
Coffee in Bloemfontein

Stereo Cafe

This small, hip roastery is Bloem's best place for a cup of Joe.