Nightlife in Cape Town – Where to Go and What to Do
The pulsing nightlife in Cape Town shows yet another side to the diverse Mother City, with a huge range of things to do once the sun has set. The city caters to all tastes, from laid-back lounges offering chilled beats, to raucous bars with balconies overlooking Long Street in the Cape Town City Centre, comedy venues, upmarket nightclubs that are open to the early hours and just about anything and everything in between. This means that you will nearly always find things to do in the city after dark, whether it’s the middle of the week or a Friday night.
Spoiled for choice? We help you sift through the massive range of options with a handy guide to Cape Town’s nightlife.
Your Guide to Nightlife in Cape Town
The first step to deciding what your evening will entail is determining what you are in the mood for trying. Cocktails, food, dancing, relaxing, live music or perhaps karaoke? Once you have an idea of what you feel like doing, you will be able to choose your destination. The following guide will help you make your final decision on where to go.
To stay safe on your nocturnal adventures, be sure to take advantage of the many cabs found throughout the city’s hotspots. These cabs will take you back to your hotel, guest house or chosen accommodation at a reasonably cheap rate. Also, even if you are letting your hair loose and having a blast, party smart and keep your belongings safe and with you at all times.
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Rox Bradnick is a born and raised local with a love for Cape Town. When she isn't writing about Cape Town travel, she's getting out there and partaking in roadtrips and other such fun.