Pub Franschhoek

Welcome to the Elephant & Barrel Pub, the only English Pub in Franschhoek.

We specialize in English Beer and serve good old traditional pub food for the whole family.


The Olifantshoek (Elephant's Corner) valley which was originally settled in 1688 by French Hugenot refugees, many of whom were given land by the Dutch government. The valley was so named because of the herds of elephants found there.

The Elephant and Barrel Pub originates from the history of the area, signifying both the elephants and the history of wine.

It is the only English Pub in Franschhoek and is located in Huguenot Square off Huguenot Street. It specialises in excess of 30 traditional beers.

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Cocktails and Pub Menu

The pub has a fantastic cocktail menu. Siya is an experienced cocktail barman. Ask him on arrival to make you the best cocktail in town. Sip on cocktails on the upstaris verandah and watch the sun go down whilst gazing at the Groot Drakenstein Mountains in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

The pub food is good old traditional pub fare and is well priced for the whole family. A children's menu is availabe to ensure our little one's are looked after.

Pub Function Facilities

The pub has an exclusive upstairs area with bar facilities for all your private function requirements. To discuss your requirements, contact ... Andre Niemand, Cell: +27(0)83 778 5441; email: