June 28, 2012
Cape Town’s Tjing Tjing makes 10 Hottest New Bars Around the World list
With a passion for travel, tourism and social media, Cape Town is the quintessential backdrop for Media Developer Leon Jamarie and his cape adventures.
With the City as his canvass Leon paints the town red covering a range of events and activities in the peninsular while staying true to the traditional culture the mother city offers it’s children,
Originally from Durban, Leon is still an accidental tourist in the city he now calls home and as such is on the line between resident and local tourist able to provide inside knowledge and flavour to the average mundane travel blog.
He is always on the look out for that hidden gem or typical CT party. If it’s fun, relevant, he will cover it.
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.