The vibrant hues of this clubby showpony might speak to Leinster Hall's colourful past, but today, it's a hotbed of hipcats clustering at the bar, or sipping craft beers on the verandah. Part private member's club, part public.
Leinster Hall, 7 Weltevreden Street / +27 21 286 0187 / www.thestack.co.za / 8AM-11PM Mon-Fri, 10AM-11PM Sat, 11AM-5PM Sun
The Gin Bar
Like it says on the tin. This speciality imbiber tucked behind a chocolate cafe pays homage to the juniper tipple. Atmossy alfresco courtyard and upstairs nook for more intimacy.
Insider Tip: Popular pitstop on Bree Street's monthly art-meets-party night, First Thursdays.
Sunday blues are no match for DJ René's percussion-led beats, the spectacular views and lively atmos at this real-deal tapas bar in Constantia Nek. Live music kicks off Sunday afternoon and plays into the night.
Insider Tip: Older sibling on Bree Street is one of the CBD's hot sip spots.