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Bars and Nightlife

With so many sites to browse we've saved you time by putting together our own personal recommendations covering travel guides, things to do, eat/drink/dance, further-a-field and recommended accommodation.

Whatever and where-ever you end up we hope you have a great trip!

Phone: 021 437 9000

LEOPARD LOUNGE

…pricy but amazing location with coastal views so popular for sun downers as well as drinkers looking for a bit of quiet sophistication. Live entertainment Monday to Saturday evenings.

12 Apostles Hotel, past Camps Bay
7am-midnight daily

Phone: 081 813 2243

CREW BAR

...breathing fresh live into Cape Town's gay scene this venue boasts two dance floor, three bars and is packed come weekends and public holidays. Cute barman and topless dancers add to the stylish decor.

30 Napier Street
7pm - 4am

Crew Bar
Phone: 021 421 1109

CUBANA

...local and large, though have to admit we never been this Latino social venue packs in the crowds playing commercial and Latino House hit as well as serving food & cocktails.

9 Somerset Road
open daily until very late

Cubana
Phone: 021 424 7247

THE DADDY COOL BAR

...good starting block if you are hitting the Long Street scene. White leather and dangling bling chains are the deco while you sip sexy cocktails. Live DJ on "Salsation Fridays".

The Grand Daddy Hotel, 38 Long Street
closed Sun - Tues

Phone: 021 424 3040

BOO RADLEY'S BISTRO & BAR

...this inspired New York bistro bar is filled with the young & hip and with live music every Saturday night is an alternative to the nightclub scene.

62 Hout Street
Mon-Fri 11am-2am
Sat 5pm-2am

Phone: 021 426 2011 

THE BANG BANG CLUB

...slick and stylish venue with different acts and parties by promoters on rotation throughout the year. Smart casual groove bar and cocktail venue where 1920's glam New York meets the Russian Tea Room!

70 Loop Street
Wed - Sat 10pm - 4am

Phone: 021 422 2770 

WEINHAUS + BIERGARTEN

...previously &Union this is a craft beer salon and charcuterie with a vibey atmosphere. Outside there are long wooden tables and upwardly mobile. Serving a range of artisan-made German beers along with a selection of eats that include cured meats & beer-inspired dishes.

St Stephen's Church, 110 Bree Street
Tues-Thurs & Sat 3pm-12am Fri 12pm - 12am

Weinhaus + BierGarten
Phone: 021 300 1088

ALEXANDER BAR & CAFE & THEATRE

…a refreshing alternative this old world deco styled pub with central bar and individual table telephones attracts a mixed young and old crowd in a very relaxing chilled environment. Dial 9 for the bar!

76 Strand Street
Mon-Sat 11am-1am

Alexander Bar
Phone: 076 207 4698

THE VILLAGE IDIOT

...a brick wall of on tap beer, huge marble wrap around bar with friendly smartly dressed bar staff overlooked by a massive stuffed ostrich named Oskar! This funky new kid on the block finally fills a much needed gap in Cape Town's line up. This is the young Hipster HQ where week nights are already booked in advance if you are looking to enjoy their braai-style bar food. Located on a first floor with exposed brick, open rafters, fireplace and wide balconies we enjoyed a great evening.

Tues - Fri 4pm - 2am
Sat 1pm - 2am
Sun 1pm - 9pm

The Village Idiot
Phone: 021 4332364

CABRITO

...this is a great little hip bar that serves good margaritas with on tap beer and tapas.

81 Main Road
Green Point
Mon - Sat 3pm until late

"Fantastic place! Such a nice interior design and furniture & wonderful city/country = the best combination possible for us!"
Gert and Benedicte - Belgium
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De Waterkant Village - village area
40 Napier Street & reception