Sundowners with a View: Best Rooftop Bars in Cape Town

When it comes to savouring sundowners with a view in Cape Town, the city boasts a stupidly impressive selection of rooftop bars.

You really can expect gut-wrenchingly gorgeous panoramas worth blessing your IG followers with, and high-quality tipple and treats to boot. Here are four rooftop bars that consistently rank high among locals and visitors alike:



The Silo Rooftop

Located atop The Silo Hotel in the iconic V&A Waterfront, The Silo Rooftop offers unparalleled views of Table Mountain and the harbour. With its chic ambiance and artisanal cocktails, it's a sweet spot for indulging in sundowners and celebrating special occasions.

  • Address: The Silo Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Approximate Spend: R200 - R400 per person
  • @thesilohotel_


Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar

Situated in the heart of the city on Longmarket Street, Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar boasts a sleek-city vibe and panoramic views of Cape Town's skyline. Guests can enjoy the mind-blowing Asian-inspired tapas and expertly crafted cocktails while soaking in the cityscape.

  • Address: 165 Longmarket St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
  • Approximate Spend: R150 - R300 per person
  • @tjingtjinghouse


Sky Bar at The Grey Boutique Hotel

Located in the trendy De Waterkant neighbourhood, Sky Bar at The Grey Boutique Hotel boasts stunning vistas of Table Mountain and the city skyline. Its stylish setting, complete with a pool, makes it a popular spot for both daytime lounging and evening cocktails.

  • Address: 49 Napier St, De Waterkant, Cape Town
  • Approximate Spend: R100 - R250 per person
  • @thegreysa


Harald's Bar & Terrace at Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

Offering panoramic views of the city and Table Mountain, Harald's Bar & Terrace is a hidden gem in the Foreshore area. Its laid-back atmosphere, coupled with delicious drinks and light bites, makes it a fantastic spot for unwinding after a long day of exploring.

  • Address: 29 Heerengracht St, Foreshore, Cape Town
  • Approximate Spend: R80 - R150 per person
  • Check them out here.


These rooftop bars not only offer spectacular views but also excellent drinks, immaculate vibes, and often, a social scene that lends itself to creating memories that last. If that sounds like your cup of gin, look no further for forays alongside Cape Town's stupendous skyline.

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