The time for balmy evenings and after-work drinks is upon us as the sun hangs in the sky for slightly longer each day and the refreshing cocktail bars are beckoning. Find the best spots to make the most of the warm spring evenings with our favourite cocktail spots.
Around the legendary Olive tree in the city bowl, the famous Asoka unfurls. Their cocktails are legendary – spirits are fused with the freshest ingredients to create a cocktail experience like no other. Along with a rhythmic atmosphere, Asoka is certainly the trendy place to be.
Artisan cocktails combined with café-style eating and the ultimate sunset-viewing spot, Café Caprice is the perfect spot to sip on eye-catching, freshly-made creations while basking in the glow of Cape Town’s sunset – right on the beach.
A cocktail emporium, Orphanage offers artisan cocktails, wines, ales and champagne. Inspired by St Francis Children’s Home, the name of the bar is dedicated to the plight of the Children’s Home, and with a strong social conscience, Orphanage donates a percentage of their earnings to St Francis Children’s Home.
Cool down with a deliciously icy cocktail from old favourites to new talent at The Bungalow. Relax on a Baroque/Mediterranean style deck with the perfect view of the Clifton beachfront, where barefoot is the new Louboutin.
Outrage of Modesty
With their promise of redefining Cape Town’s cocktail culture, Outrage of Modesty uses flavours that you wouldn’t even fathom could be used with alcohol, such as fennel, buchu and wild berries. Be prepared for a flavourful journey like no other when entering this cocktail bar.
The Landmark Cocktail Bar
For cocktails made from seasonal fresh ingredients with an Italian influence and a uniquely South African flavour, The Landmark is the best place to go. Choose from a dash of showcase classics and rotating signature drinks.
The Living Room
An eco venue, The Living Room provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of Joburg’s urban jungle. Sip tasty signature cocktails on their rooftop venue, nestled in a luscious environment while enjoying the views of the vast city.
Hyde Park Island Bar
Be mesmerised by the unforgettable Highveld sunsets in the sophisticated atmosphere of the Island Bar in the Southern Sun hotel. Dip your feet in the pool to unwind and sip on trendy cocktails for a luxurious experience.
The Union Pop-Up Bar
Indulge in tantalizing cocktails infused with the finest ingredients at The Union Pop-Up Bar, that comes and goes as it pleases guaranteeing spontaneity and a consistently fresh menu.
By shaking up the concept of cocktails and smoothly blending entertainment with contemporary lifestyle, LiquidChefs has kickstarted a liquid revolution with their latest offering of revolutionary concept stores, where guests can create their own cocktails.