08 December 2016

 

5 hottest bars in Cape Town

Don't miss these awesome cocktail bars. The hottest places to unwind after dark

Local cocktails of global renown

1. The Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

Local cocktails of global renown

Our all-time favourite bar

Please sir, can I have some more? With potent elixirs served by bartenders from the Diageo World Mixology Hall of Fame, you know your cocktails are in seriously creative hands. Plus add the fact that Condé Nast Traveller names this as one of the world’s best new bars. Taking its name from an historic 100-year-old orphanage, this is a bar unlike any other.

227 Bree St, Cape Town

Tel: + 27 21 424 2004

Cocktails and celebrity chic on Camps Bay

2. Café Caprice

Cocktails and celebrity chic on Camps Bay

Mingle, darling! You’re in Camps Bay, Cape Town’s Malibu, at one of the city’s trendiest establishments. Café Caprice pulls in the models, the yuppies and the celebrities, with its beachfront views, knock-out sundowners and legendary sunsets. There’s also a young and hip vibe courtesy the resident D.J.

37 Victoria Road Camps Bay    Tel: +27 21 438 8315

Sexy rooftop bar pulls in all the right crowds

3. Tjing Tjing

Sexy rooftop bar pulls in all the right crowds

Dark wood, gleaming copper and red leather… Do you like your bars with sex appeal? So do Cape Town’s beautiful people, making this new establishment one of the city’s most popular hangouts. So order a cucumber martini with gin and thyme, soak up the Japanese-inspired décor and dance all night to the indie tunes.

165 Longmarket St, Cape Town   Tel: +27 21 422 4920

The Mother City’s mother of all beer bars

4. The Beerhouse

The Mother City’s mother of all beer bars

South Africans love their beer so it’s no surprise they’ve built a shrine to all things hops. Enjoy 99 local and global craft beers, plus 16 on tap, in almost any form you like: pints, pitchers, bottles and even three-litre mini kegs. You can also throw in TV’s for big games, DJ’s for cool tunes and beer food for the munchies!

223 Long St, Cape Town   Tel: +27 21 424 3370

Cape Town’s oldest bar is open for business

5. The Perseverance Tavern

Cape Town’s oldest bar is open for business

No tavern in the city has persevered more than this one! From 1808, thirsty sailors disembarking at the city’s famous Castle have slaked their thirsts and rested the weary bones at this bar. It boasts the oldest grape vine, an historic Who’s Who of visitors and even Cape Town’s earliest electric street lamps. Plus, of course, there are mega-litres of beer!

83 Buitenkant St, Cape Town   Tel: + 27 21 461 2440

 
 
 
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