Club 10 Tavern Reviews

Nozipaji Tavern

Owner: Malixole Dlodlo

Location: 1874 Mcubukazi Street, Butterworth, Eastern Cape

Club 10 organised two big events, Zazise and HVP, and it really helped in marketing my business.

How did you get into the tavern trade and what challenges do you face in this industry?

I wanted to work for myself and that is how I started my tavern. My main concern is that if my business is not growing at a steady pace, I will not be sure on how to get that momentum going again to keep it growing at a steady pace.

Being a tavern owner, what part of this business do you enjoy the most?

I love the people the most! My patrons are my family and I look forward to hearing about the happenings in their daily lives when they visit my tavern. We are one big happy family!

What role has Club 10 played in the success of your business?

They painted my tavern beautifully and it looks wonderful. Thank you Club 10!

What are your top-selling liquor brands?


All of the beer brands do very well in my tavern.

As a tavern owner, how do you give back to your community?

At the moment, I only concentrate on the year-end party that I host for my customers every year. I am looking forward to giving back to my community in various ways in the new year.

Music Kitchen Club

Owner: Victor Chinze

Location: 3 Ella Street, Willows, Bloemfontein

How did you get into the tavern trade and what challenges do you face in this industry?

My friend called me and told me that Music Kitchen Club was on the market to purchase. I was interested in the opportunity, decided to view the tavern, liked it and bought it! The challenge that I face is that there are too many taverns next to each other on the same street. Currently, we have six taverns and two bottle stores all trading on the same street!

What role has Club 10 played in the success of your business?

Club 10 organised two big events, Zazise and HVP, and it really helped in marketing my business. Both events were a huge success and I am extremely grateful for their assistance in hosting them. Thank you for your support Club 10 and team!

What are your top-selling liquor brands?

My top-selling brands would be Heineken 650ml, Castle Lite 660ml and Black Label 750ml.

As a tavern owner, how do you give back to your community?

I give back to my community by providing job opportunities and only hire staff from my local community. I often give work opportunities to the local DJs in the area. I also donate to the less fortunate throughout the year.

Phola Tavern

Owner: Zakhele Ntuli

Location: Manguzi Main Road, Thengane, Kwa-Ngwanase, KZN

How did you get into the tavern trade and what challenges do you face in this industry?

I got into the tavern trade after being retrenched at work and did not want to be unemployed. My big challenge was finding a trustworthy lawyer to assist with all my initial paperwork and licences. I had to go through three lawyers until I found someone honest who would assist me!

What role has Club 10 played in the success of your business?

Club 10 assists me a lot, especially with branding inside my tavern — and they have even branded the roads around my tavern! The promotions that I run with them are also a real drawcard for my customers.

What are your top-selling liquor brands?

My top-sellers are Heineken, Castle Light and Savanna.

As a tavern owner, how do you give back to your community?

Whenever there are community functions and meetings, I donate refreshments to the community members.

Drie Hoek Pub

Owners: Reon De Reuck and Andrew Richards

Location: Corner Milne and Mayer Street, Germiston, JHB

How did you get into the tavern trade and what challenges do you face in this industry?

I started trading with a supermarket in 2001. My challenge with the supermarket was dealing with the corporates who have prices that the smaller guys cannot compete with. I moved on to trading with taverns just over a year ago. I now operate two Club 10 taverns.

What role has Club 10 played in the success of your business?

Club 10 has assisted with branding and great monthly specials and promotions that my customers love.

What are your top-selling liquor brands?

My top-selling brands are Black Label, Castle Light Quarts and Smirnoff.

As a tavern owner, how do you give back to your community?

I believe in employing people from my local community. If one of my staff members goes on leave, I always find someone from the community to fill in. Even if it is a basic job, if someone is on the street, I will help them with a job and give them a daily wage to help them get on their feet again.