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The Village Idiot

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South African Vegan Friendly Vegetarian Friendly
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Attributes

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Live Sport
  • Fireplace

A true Inner City haven, The Village Idiot is a vintage 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.

Relax, unwind and indulge in true laidback living. The large balcony plays host to a variety of braai events in the summertime and offers unrivalled views of the vibrant concrete jungle below. During the colder months, the charming colonial fireplace makes the whole space feel warm and cosy, perfect for those chilly winter nights.

Our menu is a melting pot of traditional and modern South African cultures, smashed together with loads of flavour.

The venue boasts multiple mounted TV Screens and a large Drop-down Projector for the screening of sports events. Live music and in-house DJs create a vibe that carries the party well into the early hours of the morning.

For more information on daily deals, seasonal themes and special events, find us on Social Media and sign up for your own slice of idiot life. Bring a date, your mate or your mother…just don’t miss out!

Reviews (42)

4.4 out of 5.0
Food 4.2
Value 4.4
Service 4.4
Ambience 4.7
  • Tamara V. Dined: 1 week ago
    4.5
    Food 4.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 4.0
  • Lieke P. Dined: 1 week ago
    1
    Food 1.0
    Value 1.0
    Service 1.0
    Ambience 1.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 16 Sep 22
    We were not allowed in because we are 20, but we only came to eat dinner. We didn't even have the intentions to drink alcohol.

  • Marie C. Dined: 1 month ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Andrea T. Dined: 2 months ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 24 Jul 22
    Great service and delicious food

  • Damien T. Dined: 2 months ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 08 Jul 22
    Always a good vibe - great service received from staff

  • Brain Dined: 2 months ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Nicolas M. Dined: 2 months ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Lewis H. Dined: 3 months ago
    3
    Food 3.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 1.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Thu 16 Jun 22
    Server was awful, had to go to the bar to get my drinks, after ordering starter, waited 30 minutes to order mains and just ended up getting the bill and leaving. Would not recommend

  • Samantha V. Dined: 4 months ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 01 May 22
    1st time there, and must say, amazing. Vibe awsome, service is spectacular

  • Ed S. Dined: 5 months ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 15 Apr 22
    Good food. Good serve. Good value.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday CLOSED
  • Tuesday 18h00 - 02h00
  • Wednesday 18h00 - 02h00
  • Thursday 18h00 - 02h00
  • Friday 18h00 - 02h00
  • Saturday 18h00 - 02h00
  • Sunday CLOSED
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