Tjing Tjing is a truly classic bar in every sense. A detailed and interesting cocktail list is always a good place to start when one evaluates a bar, but add to this a roof top and attic location in the heart of the city, throw in some 200 year old charm, mix with Cape Town’s hottest who’s who and serve over the eclectic Asian design elements and you have a bar voted one of the hottest in the world!
Hot to trot
Situated in the attic of a two century-old building on Longmarket Street, this bustling rooftop bar was voted number 4 in Conde Nast Traveler's 10 Hottest New Bars Around the World for 2012.
This bar serves some of the best cocktails in town.
If you're looking for the bar where the locals spend their Friday early-evenings winding down from the week, you've found it in Tjing Tjing. From around 5pm, expect to see the locals come out to play on the roof of this stunning building.
With its distinctive and eclectic design, featuring old and new elements with strong Japanese influences, a varied tapas menu, cocktails, on-tap craft beer, and a winning musical mix of electronica and indie, it’s not hard to see why Tjing Tjing is popular with Cape Town’s in-the-know revelers and visitors alike.
Listen, learn and go
Music is another key ingredient determining the success of any great bar, and the folks at Tjing Tjing offer you the opportunity to check out the tunes before you go to make sure that it really is your vibe. Follow a link to their media player here.
Tel: +27(0)21 422 4920
Address: 165 Longmarket Street, Cape Town
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