Cape Town’s favourite watering-hole ‘The Village Idiot’ is offering incredible weekly food and drink specials this season

Cape Town's favourite watering hole 'The Village Idiot' is offering incredible weekly food and drink specials this season


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.

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

But it’s their menu and winter foodie specials that are on our agenda today – The Village Idiot offers a melting pot of traditional and modern South African cultures and tastes, smashed together with loads of flavour and this winter the inner-city watering hole is offering an incredible list of food and drink specials for almost every day if the week.  Take a look at what’s on offer below and keep your eyes peeled for our very own personal review to come.

Village Idiot Specials & Offers


Two’s Day

Any TWO  Mains and a bottle of house wine OR 1L Standard beer jug, only R300


I. Pimp Your Gin

DBL Whitley Neill Gin and Schweppes tonic, R40 per drink

Includes station with fresh fruits, botanicals, herbs & spices

II. Bottomless Wings & Chips R95  

Regrettably – No Sharing.

III.  Standard Beer Co 1L Jugs R75

Lager, Pilsner and Cannabis Ale


I. Burger & Dop* R90

Mrs Ball’s Boerewors Burger with caramelised onion marmalade     

Braaied Veggie Burger with brinjal, peppadew and spiced cottage cheese

Chicken Burger in Jack Daniel’s basting

II. Salad & Drink R90

Seasonal Greens Salad with toppings

Halloumi Salad

And a glass of house wine OR 330ml Standard beer

Fridays, 3-5pm

I. Bottomless Bubbly R100

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel

II. Half Price Combos

Rib & Wing (R140 > R70)

Rib & Calamari (R135 > R68)

Fish & Calamari (R120 > R60)

Saturdays, 2-6pm

I. Happy Hours

All Drinks Half Price.

Excluding French champagne and Bottles

II. Half price Ribs

Served with a side of choice (R140 > R70)

Lunch Menu >Tuesday to Friday

From open to 5 pm – everything at R65

Seasonal salad topped with sirloin/calamari/chicken

Local artisanal cheese board

Biltong and local charcuterie board

Beer battered hake

Half Tata Ma Chance ribs

Mrs Ball’s boerewors burger  

Braaied veggie burger

Chicken burger

Served with coleslaw AND side of choice

Pap / Chips / Side salad / Corn on the cob


For more information on The Village Idiot and their specials visit their fanpage and website. Be sure to also RSVP to their fourth birthday celebration featuring DJ InviZAble, Dubmasta China and more right here: ROAR! We are FOUR!

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