June 28, 2012
Cape Town’s Tjing Tjing makes 10 Hottest New Bars Around the World list
Cape Town offers more than just beaches, gourmet food and wine farms – it also has a busy nightlife. The city provides those who want to let their hair down a chance to do so in one of the best locations in the world, and clearly the Mother City has some of the best places to do it.
Tjing Tjing Bar in Cape Town has made the list of The 10 Hottest New Bars Around The World by Conde Nast Traveler. The list profiles the best new drinking and dancing hotspots in the world with Tjing Tjing, in Cape Town, coming in at number four.
Food blogger Dax Villanueva (@RelaxWithDax) tweeted, "Impressed that Tjing Tjing has been selected as one of the world's top 10 hottest new bars in the world!"
Other venues that made the list include:
Los Angeles: Harvard & Stone
Bogota: El Bembe
London: Worship Street Whistling Shop
Buenos Aires: Oasis Clubhouse
Berlin: Kater Holzig
Hong Kong: Butler
Tjing Tjing, located in Longmarket Street in the city centre is a rooftop bar housed in a 181-year-old building. The decor has a heavy asian influence, is mainly Japanese inspired and the atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious.
The bar is also well known for its "good vibrations", playing a mixture of electronic and indie music. As @iwantcupcake tweeted, "Best playlist I've heard in a long time. Seriously! You should consider publishing a Tjing Tjing anthology."
Tjing Tjing rooftop bar serves tapas, beers and cocktails.
Check out our list of top nightlife venues in Cape Town.