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From cocktail bars to sports bars, if you’re heading to Cape Town there is no shortage of spots to have a drink or two.

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There’s no doubt that craft beer is well-loved by Capetonians and visitors to the city alike, which explains the vast and ever-growing community of microbreweries in the Western Cape. We’ve found a whopping 25 craft beer breweries you need to add to your “must try” list when you visit Cape Town next. Here they are in no particular order Darling…

There’s something magical about summer sunsets: the vibrant colours, the warm glow, and that unshakeable sense that – for a moment – all is right with the world. They ought to be celebrated properly, and these Cape Town spots make it easy to do just that! The Bungalow Situated at the foot of Lion’s Head on the edge of the…

As a popular tourist destination, Cape Town has a number of top class bars and pubs that are definitely worth a visit, but most locals steer clear of the tourist hotspots and rather opt for places a little off of the main streets. Here you’ll meet real Capetonians on their home turf, and if South Africans’ friendly reputation is anything…

There’s a worldwide re-awakening, a revolution of the white spirit we know as gin and Cape Town is one of the leaders of this trend. Passionate locals are distilling gin using indigenous flora such as fynbos and rooibos to create gin that you’ll find nowhere else in the world. Here are 10 distillers giving this fine tipple a local flavour: WOODSTOCK…

The rise of craft beers in Cape Town has been rapid. Capetonians will no longer assault their gullets with mass-produces lagers. They want variety and they want quality. I spoke to Martin Tucker, owner of The Beer Merchant, and one of the organisers of the Cape Town Festival of Beer, to get a better understanding of craft beer around the…

place January 19 2017

Located within the prestige of The Cullinan, Stella Café is a premium Cape Town bar where guests can relax while indulging in some of the most delectable culinary delights and finest wines. It is mere minutes away from the classy boutiques of the V&A Waterfront yet remains a centrally-located haven of luxury in the city.

The home of Great South African Beer…since 1820

The first gin distillery in Cape Town, Hope on Hopkins creates spirits using new flavours, an extensive group of botanicals and carefully sourced ingredients.

place January 19 2017

Founded in 2007, Jack Black’s Brewing Co. was one of the pioneers of Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry. Proud producers of Jack Black’s Brewers Lager, Butcher Block Pale Ale, Lumber Jack Amber Ale and Skeleton Coast India Pale Ale, the brewery has since opened its doors to the public.

place January 19 2017

Relax on a lounger at a sparkling pool while you sip on summery cocktails at Sandy B, The Bay Hotel’s exclusive private beach club. Sandy B sits just above the Camps Bay strip where it looks over Camps Bay beach. A well-stocked bar is manned by professional and friendly bartenders, here to cater to all your cocktail needs.

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