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The Piano Bar Cape Town

47 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 1096
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (29 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
47 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

you may go there and have nice cocktails and delicious tapas. also nice live music and warm staff. definetely recommend you

Thank Mrtglr
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the top bar is spectacular. Lovely House music with a DJ & great time out with friends. Tapas food is good with good service to match

Thank Oak09214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always loved this place. I have been numerous times. My parents were visiting from out of the country and I wanted to go there to listen to the piano. Great music

Thank burgerconnoisseurct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to meet with friends and the viewing deck on top was really great. Service was good and food not bad. I would visit again with a group of friends for the veiw.

Thank Johann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area is great and staff helpful and more over, it was musically enchanting. The seating was comfortable and relaxing. The sound was at the right volume, food was good, though slightly costly, but you get quality. I recommend a visit, and just be aware...More

Thank Memed S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place last Monday evening on Nov 6th..On Mondays it is a couples night with a special offer. We had a booking, but when we arrived (15 minutes ahead of our dining time) our name was erased from their list... not a problem,...More

Thank astanoud
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great chilled out vibes. Different music each night and a super tapas menu. A definite for a romantic night out.

Thank RichardHoskisson
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

top location, great music (live every night), great bar tenders any very service who always smiles! we had great food, huge variety of taps and small dishes - perfectly fitting as well to happy hour (!) as to an evening where you want to enjoy...More

Thank mobru2017
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were staying for the first time in Cape Town at the De Waterkant Cottages just steps away from the Piano Bar. We were drawn to the cozy, warm atmosphere. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We had delicious tapas and wine while enjoying the...More

Thank Kimchiotti
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely little tapas bar with a really intimate setting. Perfect for watching the fantastic music performed. Miss D and her band were excellent!

Thank Tash S
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16 October 2017|
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Response from mobru2017 | Reviewed this property |
between 7 and 8 is perfect - enough time to enjoy great food and then live music starts at the piano bar. check out if they have specials (happy hour from 4-6) great cocktails with special food for reasonable price ( i found... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 1096
  • E-mail
A trendy New York-inspired music revue bar and eatery with a strong African flavour. Located at the corner of Jarvis and Napier Streets, our wraparound terrace enjoys views through De Waterkant village to Devil's Peak as well as towards the bay. The ideal spot to chill out over an evening cocktail. The Piano Bar prides itself in having a diverse wine collection which mirrors the relaxed yet discerning character of the venue, music and people. Wines have being carefully selected by Lieze Norval, a talented local winemaker and wine judge, together with The Piano Bar team, to have a connection to music where possible, and show characteristics that complement The Piano Bar's style and food, and the owner's Spanish-African roots. We also have a range of commercial and craft beers, as well as Darling Slow Brew on tap. We offer a range of fine spirits, single malts and exotic liqueurs. Classic Cuban cigars available for your enjoyment. The Piano Bar can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests standing or 70 guests seated. Wraparound terrace with picturesque views through De Waterkant village to the bay and the mountains. Cosy bar room for eating and drinking Fully equipped Eatery with a baby grand piano, microphone and instrument plug-in points and surround sound through excellent speakers.The mixer is driven by Rotel amplifiers. Overhead projector and screen for presentations and movies. A thoroughly versatile room for great entertainment. Our comprehensive kitchen caters for the eatery as well as functions and events. Our innovative menu or delicious snack platters are available nightly. The perfect party venue for birthdays, intimate weddings, office parties or any other celebration.
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