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Cocktail Bars in Cape Town | The Good Life

Are you planning a night out and looking for a cool bar or restaurant in Cape Town that serves great Cape Town cocktails. Here is a list of establishments where you can get your daily cocktail fix be it a Mojito, Bloody Mary or Margarita. Cocktails may vary in their ingredients from bartender to bartender, and from region to region. Two creations may have the same name but taste very different because of differences in how the drinks are prepared. But I am sure you will find your favorite Cocktail in Cape Town at the restaurants / bars / cafes listed below. Once you have tried some of these bars and cafes, please return to FoodBlog to write a short review. Enjoy!

Cafe Caprice

Cafe Caprice Camps Bay Restaurant Cocktails Café Caprice is loved by a cool set of loyal fans from locals to international stars and sportsmen, and has always been the place to see and be seen by those who enjoy kicking back in one of the world’s most beautiful settings. Open 7 days a week, Café Caprice is frequented for its always-good food, decadent cocktail menus and great all-round vibe, earning it the status of the “jewel in Cape Town’s entertainment crown”.


Pepenero Mouille Point Restaurant cocktails Confidently lazing on the edge of Africa, Pepénero is one of the most impressive restaurant locations in the city. Close to the heart of Cape Town, yet right on the Atlantic beachfront, Pepénero is urban glamour with an ocean twist. But above all, Pepénero is sexy, it’s sultry, it’s formal, it’s laid back - and it’s fun. Enter a world that is lush, sumptuous and intimately relaxed. 

Obz Cafe

Obz Cafe Cocktails Restaurant Obz Café Restaurant and Theatre, an iconic feature of the bohemian suburb of Observatory, a platform for encouraging the Theatre and Arts Industry to meet, engage in cultural exchanges, and make new friends. Time spent in the Café be it over coffee, a delicious cocktail, hot soup or one of our daily specials is sure to be a memorable experience for all.

Sinn's Restaurant

Sinn's Restaurant Sinn’s Restaurant and SBar, located within the trendy and bustling Wembley Square in Gardens, resonates a contemporary chic style with a relaxed yet opulent atmosphere. Sinn’s not only caters for romantic dinners and small or large private functions, but also offers an ideal environment to drop by for a coffee, social drink with friends, work meetings or to simply relax by yourself with your laptop and enjoy the free Wi-Fi.

Asoka Bar & Lounge

Asoka Cape Town Asoka stands nestled within an elegant Victorian town house on the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain. This stylish, intimate lounge epitomises comfort and ease, and is renowned for its tantalising cocktails, delectable tapas and great social atmosphere. Asoka is frequented by tourists and locals alike and is more than just a venue, It’s an experience. One that is not to be missed and not soon forgotten.

Pakalolo Table View

Pakalolo Table View Pakalolo Cocktail Bar provides a relaxed, no fuss meeting venue for young and old alike, serving up mouthwatering cocktails and delicious food. you are spoilt for choice as the one is situated at the foot of chapmans peak overlooking houtbay while the other takes in the majestic view of table mountain in tableview. a definite must if visiting or living in stunning cape town!

Alexander Bar

Alexander Bar Alexander Bar is a comfortable conversation space that\'s filled with old-world charm. It's fitted with a system of working antique phones that you're encouraged to use to chat to other tables or to order from the bar (by dialing 9). The kitchen serves classic sandwiches and salads with a gourmet twist as well as cheese & charcuterie boards.

Saints Burger Joint

Saints Burger Joint

It's the newest edition on Kloof Street: Saints Burger Joint. Bikes, Burgers, Rock ‘n Roll, Freedom! All of these things are what make Saints Burger Joint. All of these things fit like a pure A grade beef patty does into a brioche bun. We believe in being individual, in having your 1kg burger and eating it too!

The Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

The Orphanage Cape Town The Orphanage Cocktail Emporium offers an extraordinary theatre of cocktail alchemy, an unpretentious, top-quality sharing food menu of which the star is the signature crayfish rolls and truffle chips and a remarkable and rich history from the vibrant Mother City. Expect a laid back vibe, with DJ spinning deep-house with dancing until 2am.


More Cape Town cocktail restaurants

  • Cafe Mojito
  • News Cafe
  • Primi Piatti 

Prices in Cape Town range depending on which restaurant or bar you go to, but visitors to South Africa should find visiting Cocktail Bars a very affordable activity. Cape Town is always a great place to try out new things and with the variety of different styles and types of cocktails available, you should be busy for quite a while. Table Mountain offers a scenic background while you enjoy the exhilaration of Cocktail Bars in Cape Town.

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