Cape Town is most famous for its beauty and oh so vibrant nightlife. Are we surprised it’s got some of the best cocktail bars in the country? Uh, no. It’s the Mother City after all. From swanky, sophisticated bars to outdoor rooftop bars and sand-between-your-toes venues, you are sure to pick and choose where exactly you want to go this festive because really, there’s just so many options! They say, “cocktails don’t solve any problems, but then again – neither does water” So just sit back and enjoy the ride while we take you through Cape Town’s coolest cocktail spots!
1. Cape To Cuba (Kalk Bay)
Wanna feast your eyes and curb your cocktail appetite? Cape To Cuba is where you should be then. At this famous Kalk Bay spot, you’ll be served by hot men with well-defined arms while enjoy the Kalk Bay harbour view with sand between your toes. They serve signature cocktails such as Mojitos and Voodoos which go for as little as R50 and if you feel a little peckish, don’t fret because Cape To Cuba also serves burgers, tapas and other delicious dishes.
2. Kitima (Hout Bay)
If you love all-things-chic, this is exactly where you want to be. Kitima has luxurious panelling and moody lighting, for ambience. You’ll be served some exotics, martinis and exquisites. Average cocktail go for R70, so if you visit Kitima you’ll be sipping on some Barkok Breeze and listening to the restaurants famous ghost story.
3. On The Rock (Blouberg)
You will most definitely fall in love with On The Rock if you love the ocean. Right at the Blouberg rocks, On The Rock will offer you the Perfect view of the Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Atlantic. There you will enjoy Pina Coladas or Strawberry Daiquiri for just R45.
4. The Red Herring (Noordhoek)
With a great view and cocktails ranging from just R45, it’s no wonder The Red Herring is popular! This is a great atmosphere that exhubes #GoodVibesOnly. The Red Herring offers amazing service and food so you ought to have a joll. Their cocktail menu has so much to offer, with White Russian, Blueberry Burst and Cherrytini, to name a few AND if you’re lucky you’ll be serenaded by a live band on selected days.
5. Strolla (Sea Point)
Located right next to a MyCiti bus stop, Strolla doesn’t necessarily offer the greatest views, but trust you’ll get some delicious, inexpensive cocktails. Strolla serves classic signature cocktails such as Daiquiris, Margaritas and Mojitos.
TrendEness let every hour be a happy hour this festive season by visiting these amazing cocktail bars.
Which bar will you be visiting this festive season? Let us know in the comments below!