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Q.BA
Address:
Cnr William Nicol Drive and Bruton Road, Fourways, Johannesburg
Tel: 011 463 4882
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: Q.Ba originals, such as the Pink Planet or Cherry Bomb.
Selling point: Laid-back and trendy setting catering for over 23s who wish to mingle in the vibrant atmosphere.
Website: www.qbacafe.co.za

THROBBING STRAWBERRY
Address: Shop 1 Douglasdale Village, Leslie Road, Douglasdale, Johannesburg
Tel: 011 704 6982
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: The classic margarita.
Selling point: Not only is it a fine restaurant serving a wide range of dishes, but it’s also a marvellous cocktail spot.
 
SASA’S
Address:
Shop 71 Montecasino, Cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Road, Fourways, Johannesburg
Tel: 011 511 0235
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: The seductive Sex on the Beach.
Selling point: Tropical decor in a stylish and cosy space makes Sasa’s a highlight for any night out.
 
M-BAR
Address:
Metropole Hotel, 28 Long Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 424 7247
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: Martini. Shaken, not stirred.
Selling point: A chic and intimate lounge setting for patrons looking to take it easy in the heart of Cape Town.
Website: www.metropolehotel.co.za

NU’BAR
Address: Helderberg Hotel, Main Road, Somerset West
Tel: 021 851 1222
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: The ever reliable and delectable Cosmopolitan.
Selling point: Nu’Bar is breathing new life into the cocktail experience with its elegant decor, excellent service and funky fish tank, which has become an icon of the venue.
Website: www.nubar.co.za

HEMISPHERE
Address: 31st floor ABSA Centre, 2 Riebeeck Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 421 0581
Dress code: Smart casual. No T-shirts or sneakers.
Recommended cocktail: The official representative of Puerto Rico, the piña colada.
Selling point: A 180° view of Table Mountain is more than enough reason to visit Cape Town’s most exclusive and sophisticated club/bar/cocktail lounge.
Website: http://www.hemisphere.org.za

BEAN BAG BOHEMIA
Address: 18 Windermere Road, Morningside, Durban
Tel: 031 309 6019
Dress code: Casual
Recommended cocktail: The popular and potent Bohemian Iced Tea.
Selling point: A Durban institution that has become synonymous with tasty food, extraordinary drinks and great people. 
Website: www.beanbagbohemia.co.za

JOE COOL’S
Address: North Beach, Durban Beachfront, Durban
Tel: 031 332 9697
Dress code: Casual
Recommended cocktail: The fruity strawberry daiquiri.
Selling point: Situated on the beachfront, Joe Cool’s welcomes its guests to a relaxed, colourful setting where you can sip your drink to the aroma of the calming ocean. 
Website: www.joecools.co.za

DE LA SOL
Address:
258 Florida Road, Morningside, Durban
Tel: 031 312 9436
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: The minty Cuban delight of the mojito.
Selling point: Voted Durban’s number one cocktail bar by various publications, the newly revamped De La Sol is a must for any trendy socialite looking to sample KZN’s finest.
  
VACCA MATTA
Address:
Golden Horse Casino, 45 New England Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Tel: 033 342 7619
Dress code: Smart casual
Recommended cocktail: Wake up your taste buds with a Tequila Sunrise.
Selling point: Vacca Matta is a recognised and reputable brand among night revellers, so you are assured a killer cocktail and party combination.
Website: www.vaccamatta.co.za