Gilroy Brewery - 120 years behind the times

Holidays...

 We are open on the Public Holidays Wednesday 27 April, Sunday 1 May and Monday 2 May

Ode to Gilroy

For all the bad things in this country

And we’ve really got our share

It’s heartening to hear that someone

Overseas, does really care.

 

It happened in Liverpool last week

Outside MacGilliecoddy’s bar

A local read, ‘I miss South Africa!’

On a bumper sticker on a car.

 

This heartfelt cry did stir the man

And he thought, ‘What can I do?

To help this homesick soul feel better.’

And a plan came shining through!

 

So he took a brick and smashed a window

He stole the radio and a cross on a chain

And left a note for the lonely traveller

 

That said, ‘I hope that this will ease the pain!’

Happening this Week

Beer Experience held on Saturdays at 11h30 sharp (please arrive at 11h15) – only R120 pp and includes Gilroy beer and lots of fun. Please call to book your seat. (The Gilroy ‘Beer Experience’ is for adults only and is not suitable for minors or the easily offended, as it may contain colourful language and irreverence).

To avoid disappointment please book early for weekends.  Live music 13h00-17h00.

May 2016

02 Monday: Public Holiday: Richard Thompson

07 Saturday: Richard Thompson

08 Sunday: Peter B

14 Saturday: Nic the Tonic

15 Sunday: Dixie Hillbillies

 

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011 796-3020

 

073 357-2897

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Operating Times

Christmas Season Open/Closing

Closed: Monday 28 to Thursday 31 (New Year’s Eve)
January 2016
Closed: Friday 1 (New Year’s Day)
OPEN: Saturday 2
OPEN: Sunday 3
Thereafter normal times apply.

Tooting Tuesdays:
11h00 - 18h00. .... only the Pub is open
Wednesday:
11h00 – 22h00 (Kitchen closes 21h00)
Thursday:
11h00 – 22h00 (Kitchen closes 21h00)
Friday:
11h00 – 23h00 (Kitchen closes 22h00)
Saturday:
11h30 – 23h00 (Kitchen closes 22h00)
Sunday:
11h00 – 18h00 (Kitchen closes 17h00)
Monday
Closed.
We need a rest to stay young & lovely!

Gilroy Serious

Gilroy Serious

 

The premium dark ale - Gilroy Serious

A rich, strong ale for the serious drinker. The amber and dark malts yields a dark warm claret colour to Gilroy Serious. This is extremely well made and easy to drink. A rare handcrafted masterpiece from the southern hemisphere.

B J Lankwarden, SA Beer Drinkers Guide Rating: NINE

Gilroy Traditional

Gilroy Traditional

 

Gilroy Traditional is a Ruby Ale. 

Our classic ruby ale - a magnificent explosion of flavours on the tongue. Great rustic flavour in the traditional way. A beer to come home to. Handcrafted red ale, elegantly rustic, a thing of beauty and a joy forever.

B J Lankwarden, SA Beer Drinkers Guide Rating: EIGHT

Gilroy Favourite

Gilroy Favourite

 

Favourite is Gilroy's pale ale.

A superb light ale brewed with paler - golden and amber - malts, and Gilroy's own yeast.  This beer is well bodied, easy to drink - a session beer with a well-balanced finish. Underlying flavours of round summer fruits and slightly caramelised honey. 

BJ Lankwarden, SA Beer Drinkers Guide Rating: SEVEN

Gilroy Lager

Gilroy Lager

 

This lager is a European type Lager.

The Gilroy Lager is brewed to the Rheinheitsgebot - using Czeck Saaz and German Halletau hops and Gilroy's wonderful lager yeast, matured for 8 weeks. A well balanced, flavoursome naturally carbonated lager.

A session beer which fills the mouth with great body and a long finish.

Live Music

music live every weekend at gilroy beer garden

Live entertainment: Saturdays & Sundays.

To avoid disappointment please book for weekends.

011 796-3020 or 073 357-2897 (closed Mondays)

 

The Legend of the Gauntlet

 

Every tour of the Gilroy Brewery includes a recounting of the great and famous Legend of the Gauntlet. Every tour ends with the traditional salute!  Read about this fine tradition.

And of course the Ode to the Raised Middle Finger may be inspiring too!

Good beer....good food!

Appetite teaser. We highlight some of our favourite favourites...

Venison Carpaccio; Chorizo Toast; Irish Pub Style Potato Skins

Ploughman's Platter; Beer Batter Fish & Chips; Gammon Steak with Mash & Sauerkraut; Beef & Onion Pie; Sweet Chilli Chicken Wraps; Vegetarian Wrap

Create your own nibbling basket - Chips, Ribs, Crumbed Prawns, Halloumi

Sweet endings - Apple Crumble Tart; Black Forest Gateaux, Cape Malva

Children's Menu includes Fish Fingers & Chips; Cheese Burger; Macaroni & Cheese.