Pretoria & Joburg specials to start your 2018 right!

Capitec Bank has launched its #LiveBetter campaign, which encourages people to explore new and unexpected places in their cities and Capitec clients enjoy some great discounts too!

The ever-bustling cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria have no shortage of watering holes and restaurants, encompassing every taste from those who are casual and laid-back to those who prefer chic and more upmarket cuisine and entertainment. We’ve listed our top venues for you to visit, while giving you a taste of what the City of Gold and Pretoria have to offer.

Capital Craft Beer Academy

Capital Craft Beer is situated in Centurion and Menlo Park and has combined a passion for good food with a love of craft beer to create something magical. The Academy has over 300 beers on offer but still manages to stock a wide range of gin and wine options, while their food remains of a superior quality. The extensive menu includes burgers, ribs, steaks, bunny chows, as well as a brunch, sandwich, platter and snack menu to suit anyone’s appetite.

Enjoy 10% discount off your bill when paying with your Capitec card until 28 February 2018.

Whisk Wine Bar

Situated in the tranquil heart of Centurion lies Whisk, aptly dubbed Irene’s hippest bar. The laid-back venue serves high-quality food and beverages while offering one of the widest varieties of spirits within the Pretoria area. The venue also plays host to a kid’s entertainment area, ensuring that the little one’s stay occupied while the adults take a little time to chill.

Enjoy 5% discount off your bill of R250 or more when paying with your Capitec card until 28 February 2018.

Great Eastern Food Bar

Hidden above one of Melville’s smallest malls is the Great Eastern Food Bar – an ever-popular venue that has managed to combine the Orient with the New World and brought a whole new cuisine to the fore. The open-plan kitchen produces dishes made from scratch in plain sight, while a well-curated wine list and a plethora of cocktails and beers will keep you entertained and satisfied after every visit.

Enjoy 10% discount off your bill when paying with your Capitec card until 28 February 2018. Excluding Valentine’s Day.


Brian Lara Rum Eatery

Palms, pineapples and banana trees dot the Brian Lara Rum Eatery, located in the picturesque suburb of Linden. Tropical-themed comfort food combines with the warming effects of rum to create a delicious menu, while cocktails are served in delightful, and often surprising, ways. The venue is open for lunches, coffees, drinks and dinners, but be sure to make a booking as this spot can get packed at times.

Railways Café & Live Music

Located in the heart of Irene, Railways is a proudly South African venue that strives to expose all kinds of arts and culture through community participation. The menu includes home-style dishes that are freshly-prepared using vegetables, meats and poultry that are all locally-produced. The venue also functions as a stage for upcoming artists to showcase their talents while growing their fanbase.

5 Skippas goes green!!!

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Enjoy 10% discount off bills over R100 when paying with your Capitec card until 28 February 2018.

Chocolat et Café

A warm, pastry-scented nirvana awaits you at the Chocolat et Café in Pretoria. This chocolate hot spot serves up a new menu of mouthwatering delicacies daily, with clients being offered a “harvest table” of the freshest pastries available. Their cheesecake is a must-have, while their selection of luxury chocolate is also a delectable favourite.

Enjoy 10% discount off your bill, Monday – Friday, when paying with your Capitec card until 28 February 2018.

Salt Eatery

Located at the centre of the newly re-vamped Hazelwood dining scene, Salt offers up an inventive and interesting menu in a way that few other venues do. Lunch and dinner sees a large variety of culinary options on display, while dessert gives way for classic recipes infused with modern twists. The drinks menu contains a well-selected range of local wines and craft beers, making this the perfect place to socialise while satisfying your food cravings.

Oh, and that sweet pork belly...

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Enjoy 10% discount off your bill when paying with your Capitec card until 28 February 2018.

La Fiamma

Italy has been transporting to the heart of Faerie Glen by way of La Fiamma, a pizzeria with a hint of South African flavour. La Fiamma means “The Flame” – a name that aptly describes this hidden gem. The venue serves authentic Italian dishes in a relaxed family setting, while offering live music and daily specials to tempt your tastebuds. If value-for-money and sensational flavours are what you’re after, this is definitely a venue you should visit.

Enjoy a free Aperol Spritz when paying with your Capitec card for a bill of R300 or more until 28 February 2018.

Xai Xai

Named after a Mozambican beach resort, Xai Xai offers up delicious dishes with an island feel. The venue is the perfect spot to chill out on a sunny day, with a great vibe and awesome prices to match! The menu boasts Portuguese cuisine, along with a variety of pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, seafood and vegetarian meals. The venue also has a laid-back cocktail bar if chilling out with a drink is more your thing.

Pay with your Capitec card and get a free beer, cider or glass of house wine of your choice with a bill of R200 or more until 28 February

Click here to see all live better city discounts and benefits offered to Capitec clients.