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If you enjoy drinking an ice-cold beer, shooting some pool and listening to great tunes then Jax Pub is proof that men (and women) can multi-task! The laid-back bar in the CBD of Hermanus has become the unofficial headquarters of the pool playing community and hosts regular pool league and tournaments. At Jax Pub you are welcomed with regular drinks specials, live screenings of the latest sporting events, and live music performances featuring local artists. For your adult gaming pleasure, Jax Pub provides Platinum accredited GRANDSLOTS. Please note that responsible drinking and gambling is only allowed for people who are 18 years and older.

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Sam Seal and his wife Rene took ownership of Jax Pub in 2013. 

The couple are proactive when it comes to customer safety and the pub is protected by a team of friendly security staff. To make sure Jax Pub stays party safe policies include:

  • No underage drinking
  • No drugs
  • No bad behaviour


Jax Pub invites you to join them for great drinks specials that include:

  • Happy Hour from 16:30 to18:30 (Monday to Friday)
  • Specials on selected favourites - every day

(Bar snacks are available)



Jax Pub offers cue-sports enthusiasts pool tables that are manufactured in-line with international tournament standards and regularly hosts league games and pool competitions. Whether you are an eager novice first starting or a serious player aiming to take your sport to the next level, rack-up at Jax! 

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Live Sport

Live Sport

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Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere where you can watch your favourite teams in real-time with friends while you enjoy ‘a cold one-or-two’. Big-screen TVs and a well-stocked bar run by friendly staff make Jax Pub your ‘not to be missed’ front-row seat to all the latest sporting events! 

Live Music

Live Music

Local is lekker and Jax Pub presents the best of live local music on the first Friday of every month. 

Contact Jax Pub directly to find out who is behind the mic next!



Jax Pub is a Platinum accredited GRANDSLOTS venue and has a lovely gaming area that houses five limited pay-out machines for their Patrons.

  • Grandslots and Jax Pub are licensed by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board Grandslots and Jax Pub support responsible gambling
  • Gambling only for persons 18 years and older
  • Winners know when to stop 
  • Toll-Free Counselling Line: 0800 006 008 (South African Responsible Gambling Foundation)



Jax Pub has a sister club that is open seven-days-a-week in Hermanus offering drinks specials, DJs, live sports screenings, pool tables, Karaoke and GRANDSLOTS.

Find out more about Bojangles here.



“Fun atmosphere - Great value - Friendly bartenders.” Jayde Ann Bothma, Facebook
“Five-star service from the lady behind the bar, this is a small cosy pub situated in Hermanus just off the sidewalk. A lovely uncrowded place to go to relax and chat with a cold one. Thanks for having us.” Chef Gavin Bruyns, GoogleReviews
“Awesome people with an awesome vibe!” Rhuan Suiker van Dyk, Facebook
“The best place to play pool in the area. Brings together the sense of character and community that Hermanus is well known for. A must for pool players and thirsty visitors.” Laylah Frick, GoogleReviews
“Where everyone knows your name and they always glad you came... Good fun nights to be had.” Sandra Duncan, Facebook



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