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Best bars in Cape Town

Flea Market
“The Harbour Bay Market not only has food but awesome shopping market style. Local artisans, cultural and handmade crafts.”
  • 192 locals recommend
Café
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“A great local hang-out. The type of place where you can stay all night and have the best time. Great for meeting other people, yummy food and the best music.”
  • 142 locals recommend
Café
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“A chilled bar where you can enjoy breakfast or lunch, and have a drink in the afternoon. Also shows the actual sports/games if you like to go and watch. Sundays are usual very busy. ”
  • 122 locals recommend
Café
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“Underneath Jacaranda trees, immersed in greenery, Kloof Street offers a unique breather from the hustle and bustle of the city. Cafe by day and beer garden by night, plus Rooftop bar, UP YOURS has become the hub of the local music scene, with live DJ's and acoustic sessions every weekend. 73 Kloof street.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“99 Bottles (or more...) beer on the wall! Beer tasting trays - always good if you can't decide on one.”
  • 71 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This restaurant is a favourite with Capetonian food lovers because of their big and juicy burgers and their craft beer. A chilled out place to enjoy a tasty lunch with good friends and good service. ”
  • 124 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Very popular spot located in town. Has a wrap-around balcony which is perfect for Summer, and an indoor fireplace for Winter. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Was voted best cocktail bar in town. Can be noise but cocktails are really good.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Tucked behind Honest Chocolate in an adorable courtyard, this spot serves imventive gin cocktails and highlights Cape Town's local gin culture. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Hotel
“on the beach, outdoor grass area becomes festive often with live music. Great pizzas”
  • 116 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good seafood. Great place for a cold beer. Great vibe on the weekends and summer holiday. Incredible views plus swimming pool!!!”
  • 140 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great pizzas, seafood and ribs. Lovely chilled vibe and a great spot to view kite surfers, beach and the sunset. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar is part rooftop, part attic in the heart of the CBD in a restored two centuries-old heritage building. The specialities here are the cocktails, the unique wine list, the variety of craft beers and draughts, and the tapas menu. Expect new indie and electronica music. One of the hottest rooftop bars in Cape Town, with a cocktail menu to die for! The service is fantastic, the cocktails are simply amazing (especially the litchi martini), and should you decide to order a nibble or two your tastebuds will be in for a treat.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Their pizzas are probably the best in the area, and it has an amazing atmosphere. Oh! And it's on your doorstep :)”
  • 106 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“One of the classics, a stalwart of the Cape Town foodie scene...and for good reason! ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Vineyard
“second-oldest wine estate in South Africa with beautiful gardens and historic buildings. Two restaurants and a playground.”
  • 88 locals recommend