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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 good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gin lovers” (6 reviews)
“great gin” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
64 A. Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great visit and our waiter man (on 7th of May) was really awesome and made our day by his smiles and talks and ideas :D And the atmosphere is great, cocktails taste incredible!!!

Thank Toomas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first, we couldn’t find the Gin Bar. But were pleased to be directed to the right address by a car guard. We were right in front of the place. I think we went through a chocolate shop, through the back door and into this...More

Thank RFranken2027
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little bar on Trip Advisor and it was a lovely spot with knowledgeable Gin team who nailed the local recommendations matching what we liked from the UK .... great place to visit !!!

Thank Dominic C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A great range of gins, gin cocktails and other drinks in a funny little courtyard. Quite difficult to find, it is on Wale Street and you get to it through the Chocolate shop - barely advertised outside at all!

Thank David M
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Drinks - 10/10 Ambiance - 10/10 Service - 10/10 Based on my scoring it may seem as though I'm liberal with my scoring however the Secret Gin Bar is an absolute favourite of mine I discovered it while meeting a Tinder date, I should point...More

Thank CandiceM1
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Wow what a amazing bar tucked away behind a delicious chocolate shop. We got to try out some crazy gin mix’s just a pity the gin tasting was fully booked, but definitely next time. Would highly recommend a visit to this great place

Thank Elmarie G
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Difficult to find if you were not told to walk through Honest Chocolate. The gin bar is directly behind the shop. You walk into a small courtyard with maybe 6 tables. If possible grab a table here. The bar itself is just off the courtyard...More

Thank BigWorldLotsToSee
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Would never have found this place in a million years if we hadn't been told about it by a local. Well worth seeking out if you're in town!

Thank Selina_J_W
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We were stopping in a nearby hotel and the Gin Bar came up on my map location, so a party of 4 went looking for it. This should have been simple as it was quite near to our location. We walked passed it twice. It...More

Thank Barry B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
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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