702 Small Business Awards

Benoni's first craft Bar

The Green Craft Bar, located at the Benoni Country Club is a relaxed spot for residents to enjoy a craft beer and socialize.

What was initially a vacant roof turned into the area's first contemporary craft bar built out of a 40ft shipping container which all the Greens are based on.

You won’t find any commercial brands at their bars but rather a great range of SA products, only craft beer, ciders, small batch spirits, a huge range of gins and a small, ever changing food menu.

The bar is one of 20 finalists in the Sage Small Business Awards with 702 .

Stephen Grootes, standing in for Xolani Gwala, spoke to Dex Manday, founder of the bar.

It was out of necessity more than seeing a gap I suppose.

Dex Manday, founder

We created a cool little eco-system where we both benefit from bringing people into the club and introducing them to a really pretty environment.

Dex Manday, founder

We have set ourselves apart, we do not do any kind of big brand spirits, we try to keep it South African mostly.

Dex Manday, founder

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