Drinking and nightlife in Stellenbosch

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    Craft Wheat & Hops

    This place has a dozen local craft beers on tap and plenty more in bottles. There's also a decent wine list and a great selection of spirits. If you can't decide, ask to do the beer tasting (R65) or a gin sampler (R60). Open sandwiches and burgers (R60 to R110) are available to soak it all up.

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    Brampton Wine Studio

    Scribble on chalkboard tables while sipping shiraz at this trendy pavement cafe that also serves as Brampton winery’s tasting room. Sandwiches, wraps and cheeseboards (R60 to R130) are served throughout the day.

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    Mystic Boer

    This funky bar is a Stellenbosch institution. There's regular live music and decent bar food.

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    De Akker

    Stellenbosch’s second-oldest pub attracts a slightly older crowd than many places in town, with its well-priced pub grub, large array of craft beer, live music and tables on the pavement.

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    Trumpet Tree

    Popular with both locals and students, Trumpet Tree has a shady beer garden where you can nibble pizzas and sip on craft beer during the lengthy happy hour (2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday).

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    A chilled, student-filled place that also serves lunch – opt for the pizza. There's often live music as well as regular drinks specials.

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    Nu Bar

    This club has a small dance floor beyond the long bar where DJs pump out dance and house music.