The History of Fireman’s Arms

Firemans Arms History

The historical pub, Fireman’s Arms is one of the oldest bars in Cape Town and its story begins as Somerset Arms, a local drinking establishment serving refreshments to sailors and locals in 1864. For a long time the pub was only accessible…

What’s on the menu?

Satisfy your hunger when you visit Fireman’s Arms, one of the oldest pubs in Cape Town, for gourmet pubgrub that set your tastebuds on fire. Cool it down with a selection of beers on tap, as we take you from starters to…

Welcome to Fireman’s Arms

One of Cape Town's Oldest Pubs

Fireman’s Arms welcomes you with the ambiance of an old English pub; the dark, rich polished wooden bars and tables, memorabilia such as fireman’s helmets, an old ladder, a fireman’s pole, and snippets from sport history, make you think back to a…

Weekly Giveaway

Firemans Arms Instagram Competition

Stand a chance to win a bucket of 6 Heineken beers every week for you and your mates at Fireman’s Arms. How to enter: 1) Follow @FiremansArms1864 on Instagram 2) Take a photo at Firemans Arms and upload to Instagram 3) Tag…