Expat groups in South Africa

Groups and clubs in South Africa

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Last update on December 12, 2018

From expat and international clubs to business organizations and addiction support, here’s our extensive guide to the many groups and clubs in South Africa.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Website: http://www.aasouthafrica.org.za
AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Their primary purpose is to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. For a listing of meetings in your area click here http://www.aasouthafrica.org.za/Meetings.aspx


Tel: 0861 25 26 66
Email: help@alanon.org.za
Website: http://www.alanon.org.za/
Al-Anon Family Groups offer understanding, help and support to the families and friends of problem drinkers.


Cape Town Toastmasters Club
Tel: 082 658 7020
Email: info@cttoastmasters.org.za
Toastmasters is an international club that helps members practice and improve public speaking skills.

UK Trade & Investment in South Africa
Tel: 0027 (0) 11 537 7203
Fax: 0027 (0) 11 537 7256
Email: satrade@fco.gov.uk


Alliance Francaise

Address: 155, Loop Street – CBD
Tel: (021) 423 56 99
Email:  info.cpt@alliance.org.za
Website: http://www.alliance.org.za/
As a Non-Profit-Organisation, the Alliance Française network is autonomous with cultural institutions dedicated to the promotion of French language and culture. The Alliance often runs cultural events and language classes.

British Council South Africa

Tel:  0860 01 22 33 or +27 (0) 11 718 4300
Website: www.britishcouncil.org/southafrica
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational and cultural relations.

Danish Club of Capetown

A social group that meets monthly for cultural events.

Dutch Club of Capetown


Hellenic Club of Capetown and Environs

Address: Hellenic Community Centre, 24 Bay Road
Website: http://www.hcct.co.za/

Irish-South African Association

Address: Irish South African Association
PostNet Suite 111
Private Bag 12
TOKAI, 7966
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: 021 7130154
Email: members@ireland.co.za


The Irish South African Association exists to facilitate social contact between Irish people, people of Irish descent and anyone who has any interest whatsoever in the Irish & in Ireland. All are welcome to join the Association & to attend our many functions held throughout the year.

Italian club

Tel: 021 511 5757
Email: italianclubcapetown@telkomsa.net
Website: http://www.icct.co.za/
The Italian Club celebrates Italian Culture, Italian food and being Italian with cultural events held annually.

Norwegian Club

Tel: 021 424 52 44
Email: info@norskeforeningen.co.za
Website http://www.norskeforeningen.co.za/

Portuguese Association

Tel: 021 511 3954
Email: admin@portuguesecape.co.za
Website: http://www.portuguesecape.org.za/

Swiss Social and Sports Club

Tel: 021 557 3034
Email: swissclubjhb@whoswho.co.za

International Women’s Club, Cape Town

Tel: 021 976 2493
Email: info@IWCCapeTown.co.za
With over 500 members, the IWC seeks to promote friendship among women of all nations and support charitable endeavours.

American Society of South Africa

Address: PO Box 68422
Bryanston, 2021
Email: AmericanSocietyofSA@gmail.com
The American Society of South Africa is an organization offering the opportunity to network and socialize with the American Community in South Africa. They plan monthly events on weekends.


Rotary Club of Claremont

Tel: 021 685 6551
Email: claremont@rotary9350.co.za