Are you thinking about throwing a bachelor party in South Africa’s Cape Town? Luckily, the Mother City is home to dozens of bachelor party spots. From cool steakhouses and breweries to indoor rock climbing adventures, Cape Town won’t disappoint you. To help you choose the best destination for a bachelor party, we have come up with a list of 10 top bachelor party spots in Cape Town.
Located in Woodstock at the Old Biscuit Mill, HintHunt is an ideal bachelor party destination for guys who like solving mysteries and following clues. During the game, you and your bachelor party mates are locked inside of a room for an hour and need to complete the task that is before you. Expect a lot of brainstorming to complete the mission. After the game, you can get some snacks and drinks at the on-site bar.
2 HangTime Gym
For the ultimate adrenaline rush, head out to the HangTime Gym in Cape Town. There are several climbing routes to choose from and the highest of them is the 13 monster wall. The good news is that this experience costs only R175 per person and the ticket includes climbing gear and tips from licensed instructors. In case you are planning to visit HangTime Gym on Tuesdays, they offer 2 for 1 ticket specials.
Probably one of the most popular bachelor party spots in Cape Town, Mavericks Gentleman Bar opened its doors back in 1990 and offers an ideal setting for this special night. Strap the groom to the popular “Chair of Pleasure” on the main stage and let the party begin. If there are 10 or more people on your invitation list, the groom, and his best man can enter for free. You can also book the Xtravaganza Private Lounge that offers personal bar service, a stage with lighting, and a full audio system.
The beerhouse in Cape Town offers everything from local craft IPA’s to International lagers on tap, so it comes as no surprise that this cool bar often houses bachelor parties. Besides a nice selection of beers, this Long Street establishment also sells a variety of brew snacks including pork crackling, giant onion rings, chilli poppers, and hot smoked wings. You can order pulled pork and beer battered fish tacos, as well as BBQ pulled pork and spare ribs.
5 Bascule Bar
Situated in the famous Cape Grace Hotel, Bascule Bar is all about Cuban cigars, tasty foods, and premium whiskey making it an ideal location for a bachelor party. They have the largest collection of whiskeys in the city, as well as a fabulous tapas menu. Freshly-shucked oysters, olives, smoked ostrich, and pine nuts are available to order and you can also try some of their signature cocktails such as Spiced Apple Julep and Figment of Thyme.
6 Jolly Roger Pirate Ship
Pick up your friends, get some drinks from the store, and hop on the Jolly Roger Pirate Boat for an unforgettable bachelor party. Keep in mind that the minimum charter time of the boat is two hours, but you can also rent it for the whole night. This party boat can accommodate up to 75 people and you can even book your own DJ or a band. Extras include a top-notch PA system, tent covering, lighting, and blankets.
7 Devil’s Peak Brewing Company
Devil’s Peak Brewing Company offers a variety of craft beers including Belgian and American-style ales. They also have a number of experimental brews which are only available for tasting at the brewery. Thanks to its central location on Durham Avenue, this place often hosts bachelor evenings. Make sure to try the tasty green chilli burgers and the popular barrel-aged farmhouse ale called Vannie Hout.
8 Headquarters (HQ) Steakhouse and Bar
The classiest steakhouse and bar in the city, Headquarters offers an ideal setting for a bachelor party. The interior is stylish and the waiters are always friends and attentive. Besides delicious 35-day matured steaks, you can also order half-price bar snacks for the gang including pork belly, lamb sliders, beef tartare, free-range chicken wings, caprese bowl, and Mediterranean board. As for the drinks, they have a variety of beers on tap and craft beers to choose from, as well as an extensive wine and cocktail list.
9 La Parada Tapas and Wine Bar
If you after a Spanish-influenced spot for your bachelor party, head out to the lovely La Parada Tapas and Wine Bar. Their signature dish is definitely Seafood Paella, but they also offer the best wine and tapas pairings ever. What’s great about this place is that everything is reasonably priced and tasty. For example, Pigs Head Croquetas will cost you only R65 and cream soaked mozzarella with tomatoes and Melba is R67.
10 Tankwa National Park
The Western Cape is home to many cool places where you can go camping and Tankwa National Park is definitely one of them. Pack a couple of tents, a cooler for beers, and some tasty snacks for the most amazing bachelor party ever. In case you prefer staying indoors, Elandsberg Wilderness Camp, Paulshoek Cottage, Varschfontein Cottage offer accommodation for large groups.