Newlands Brewery

Newlands Brewery, dating back to 1820 is the oldest operating brewery in South Africa and the home of great South African beer.

On this fully guided #BeerExperience tour you will discover our stories, gain insights into modern-day brewing methods and appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into the beers.  The tour, which takes about an hour, includes a bit of the Brewery history, sustainability and a walk through the process (Brewhouse, Fermentation, Packaging and Warehouse)

The tour includes the Speciality Brewery – Newlands Spring Brewing Company and fittingly ends with a beer tasting and a couple of pints in the brewery’s historic pub.

Pre-booking is required, and #BeerExperience tours are subject to availability

#BeerExperience Tour times:

Monday 11am & 3pm (Speciality Brewery only)

Tuesday – Thursday 10am, 12pm & 2pm

Friday 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

Wednesday evenings 6pm

Saturday 10am & 12pm

Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays

The cost is R80 per person (R50 for pensioners or students) payable on arrival via cash, card or SnapScan

Please note the following:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early in order to sign in (parking is available at the Brewery, 3 Main Road, Newlands – entrance corner of Main & Boundary Road)
  • Closed and non-slip shoes such as takkies must be worn for health and safety reasons
  • No alcohol is to be consumed prior to the tour
  • No under 18’s
  • Unfortunately we cannot permit wheelchairs or any persons requiring walking aids (crutches, walking sticks etc)


  • Food & Beer Pairing Evenings
  • Natural spring water used in brewing
  • 200 years of tradition


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