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The Gin Bar

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64 A. Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 76 765 8306
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gin lovers” (6 reviews)
“great gin” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
64 A. Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited twice whilst in CT. A great find, that had been recommended by a friend before our trip, but glad we tried it The recommended gins are local and tasted great. The ambience is great due to the quirky nature of it's location

Thank Faith G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More of an experience than a gin bar, the house g&ts are equisite and the decor creates an unmatchable atmosphere. And to make the place all the better, it is not overpriced.

Thank Darrah H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Me and my wife have been gin fans for quite a while and this place was brilliant. Not located on the beaten track it did take a little time to find but we went here two night out of the three we stayed in Cape...More

Thank Murphy2k14
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A lovely little gem hidden behind Honest Chocolate Cafe on Bree St. A cosy, relaxed, speakeasy type vibe with very skilled bartenders, intriguing house gins and a beautiful aesthetic. Love the smells, the sounds and the fairy lights. Great for friends, date nights, and a...More

Thank Ayesha P
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We were really excited to check this place out given the reviews and the fact that we had to "find it." Well, there is a sign on the street showing you where the bar is...not really hidden, folks. That said, the space is beautiful and...More

1  Thank julianvcoleman
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The night I got into Cape Town, I went to meet my daughter and her friends here. It is kind of hidden (which adds to it's charm) and the Uber driver couldn't even find it! Once inside (the closed front chocolate shop) the dim lit,...More

Thank travelingmomOrlando
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Introduced our friends to this wonderful tucked away little Parisian-type bar. Drinks are expensive, but name the gin and it’s there. The flavours of their drinks are memorable. Lovely chatting under the stars

Thank elliecourts
Reviewed 13 June 2018

You first need to find it ... but once you do, the place is simply amazing. The gins are excellent and the staff is friendly. It's a need to go if you're in Cape Town!

Thank 1ud0
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This venue is great in terms of location, vibe and looks. It compares with gin bars in NYC and Melbourne. Unfortunately not much can be said about the bar staff on the night we popped in for a quick visit. We knew what we wanted...More

Thank travelle121
Reviewed 19 May 2018

A hidden gin bar in the back of honest chocolate cafe. great staff with great gin menu. The ambiance is nice as well in a little courtyard .

Thank yulrn73
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 A. Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 76 765 8306
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