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TOP 6 PLACES TO WATCH THE 2015 RUGBY WORLD CUP IN SANDTON

With the Springboks moving on to the Quarter Finals of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, watching the game takes on a whole new level of planning. The Sandton Times has put together our top spots to watch the Bokke in and around Sandton.

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Sound Room at The Melrose Arch Hotel, 1 Melrose Square

There’s no better way to enjoy the 2015 Rugby World Cup than with a group of friends on the sofa, especially if you don’t have to do the cleaning up afterwards! The Melrose Arch Hotel has opened up their Sound Room to groups of up to 6 for each of the games [2-hours] to enjoy along with a personal butler to make sure the soft drinks and beers keep coming, along with a snack selection of biltong, nuts and popcorn.

Pricing: R695 per match [valid till October 31]

To book email banqueting@melrosearchhotel.com or call 011-214-6702

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Hard Rock Cafe at Nelson Mandela Square, Maude Street

Watch the sports stars among the rock stars at Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg. With no cover charge, grab a seat at the bar or book a booth with your own private screen and enjoy a Legendary Burger and Heineken Draught for R129. For the ultimate Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg experience, join the 2015 Rugby World Cup Finale on October 31 with Heineken!

Pricing: No Cover Charge [valid till October 31]

To book call Carmen on 072-651-2921

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Queeni’s Shebeen at the Hilton Hotel, 138 Rivonia Road

Queeni’s Shebeen with its big screen, outdoor vibe and rustic seating is probably the most South African experience to watch an all time favouite South African game. With an outdoor braai area and bar, Queeni’s Shebeen offers a shebeen style menu from a Bok Basket to a Boerewors and Chakalaka Roll. The 2015 Rugby World Cup special is a Char-grilled Steak Roll served with sauteed onions, rocket and chips at R135 and includes a free Castle Draught.

Pricing: No Cover Charge [valid till October 31]

To book email melissa.loock@hilton.com or call 011-322-1888

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The Baron Sandown, Fredman Drive

An all time popular Sandton hangout, The Baron Sandown has recently undergone a grande renovation, just in time for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Purchase a Castle and you could win a VIP table for six people a The Baron Sandown for the 2015 Rugby World Cup Finale on October 31. With great food and a well stocked bar, this is one that won’t disappoint!

Pricing: No Cover Charge [valid from September 18 to October 16]

To book email sandown@thebaron.co.za or call 011-883-8435

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The Capital Empire and The Capital 20 West, Off Rivonia Road

Go alone or bring a group of mates – however you like to consume your 2015 Rugby World Cup action, The Capital group, with its two hotels in Sandton are offering three different 2015 Rugby World Cup experiences for the quarter final, semi final and final games sure to keep you well hydrated and fed throughout the game and after!

Pricing: R425 per person or R4250 per table of ten [valid on October 17 at The Capital Empire – this quarter final package includes 4pm welcome drink, 2 games, bar snacks for the table, 1 Springbok shooter per person with a buffet braai served at 7pm]

Pricing: R400 per person or R3750 per table of ten [valid on October 24 at The Capital 20 West – this semi final package includes 4pm welcome drink, bar snacks for the table, 1 Springbok shooter per person with a buffet braai served at 7pm]

Pricing: R450 per person or R4500 per table of ten [valid on October 31 at The Capital Empire – this final game package includes 4pm welcome drink, bar snacks for the table, 1 Springbok shooter per person with a buffet braai served at 6pm]

To book call 011-911-5000 for The Capital Empire or call 011-290-9600 for The Capital 20 West

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The Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Daisy Street

Specializing in Italian cuisine, Vivace is offering a selection of all time 2015 Rugby World Cup favourites including a Beef Burger with Chips and a Beer for R99 or Chicken Wings for 4 (16 wings) with Chips at R190.

Pricing: No Cover Charge [valid from September 18 to October 31]

To book call 011-245-8000

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