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About THe venue

Voted by Cape Tourism as a top 5 establishment for:

Cocktails and Live Music

Step through a shimmering velvet curtain and enter a world of timeless sophistication at Harringtons Cocktail Lounge.

Nestled above the vibrant streets of Cape Town, this iconic venue is more than just a place to sip – it's an experience that unfolds like a decadent chapter in a Gatsby novel.

Harringtons Cocktail Lounge, Harringtons Street

A bygone era reborn: Ascend the elegant staircase and be transported to a bygone era. Gilded mirrors reflect the twinkling of opulent chandeliers, while Victorian cornices whisper tales of Cape Town's rich past. Draped velvet curtains add a touch of drama, and black-and-white photographs peek into the city's vibrant history.

Modern decadence with a wink: Harringtons isn't trapped in the past. The striking L-shaped bar boasts exposed brick and rows of gleaming spirits, a testament to the venue's dedication to craft cocktails. Plush booths invite lingering conversations and laughter, while the dedicated smoking lounge offers a discreet haven for cigar aficionados.

operating times

Wednesday: 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Thursday: 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday: 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM

The vibe

Exquisite libations:

Craft cocktails, expertly mixed with fresh ingredients and innovative twists, dance on your palate. Curated wines and local craft beers offer further temptations, while tantalising tapas plates designed for sharing ignite your taste buds with global flavors.

Live music and DJ sets:

As the night deepens, the vibe shifts. The boutique DJ booth comes alive, spinning eclectic lounge music that sets the stage for late-night revelry. Whether you're swaying to the beat or lost in intimate conversation, Harringtons becomes a canvas for your own unforgettable memories.

Harringtons is your escape from the ordinary:

Perfect for after-work drinks, pre-theatre cocktails, or late-night celebrations.
Dedicated smoking lounge and boutique DJ booth add to the allure.
Reservations recommended, especially on weekends.


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