Garden Route drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Mossel Bay

Blue Shed Coffee Roastery

Enjoy great coffee and homemade cakes at this funky cafe with eclectic decor and ocean views from the deck. It's an awesome spot to spend a couple of hours chilling or playing vinyl on the old-school jukebox.
Brewery in George

Robertson Brewery

There's not a lot to keep you occupied in George, so this family-run microbrewery is a welcome addition. Sip a taster tray of the eight staple beers brewed on-site and munch on basic pub grub while listening to clas…
Craft Beer in Wilderness

Blind Pig

This tiny bar serves a wide range of craft beer from around the country and there's even an equally tiny brewery on-site. Grab a pint and a bar snack to enjoy on the shady patio.
Bar in Plettenberg Bay


A long-established bar in the centre of town with sports on the big screen in the early evening and DJs playing pop and dance tunes later on.
Club in Knysna


Knysna's top spot for late-night dancing offers a relaxed vibe and a balcony area for lounging. DJs play when there are no live bands.
Pub in Knysna


A slightly grungy but popular pub with draught beer and pool tables.