3 great wine bars in Cape Town

In Cape Town and thirsty for a glass of wine or two? Check out this insider's guide to the best wine bars in town!

  1. Cape Town Launch Partner

    Winterhalter is a Launch Partner for Star Wine List Cape Town. More info here.

  2. Phone: +27 21 422 0128

    Address: 92 Bree Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town

    Chefs Warehouse Canteen & Wine Bar is a casual eatery that serves tapas dishes to share in a set menu. No bookings allowed, you just drop in and hope for the best. If the place is full, as it often is, you can simply park yourself in the small wine bar and enjoy a glass of wine or two whilst waiting for a table to open up. The venue is centrally located on Bree Street and forms part of Heritage Square, a building block that is home to the oldest, fruit-bearing and wine-producing​ vine in South Africa, planted around the 1770’s.

  3. Phone: +27 21 422 0800

    Address: 72 Wale Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town

    Openwine is a morph between a wine bar and a tasting room centrally located in Cape Town on Wale Street, about a corks' throw from the buzzle and energy of Bree Street. The spot is personified by its owners, a French and Italian couple (charismatic overload) that emigrated to the Cape and now forms an established part of the local wine fauna. The venue is comfortable and simple with several small private rooms and seating areas.

  4. Address: 11D Kloof Nek Road, Gardens, Cape Town

    Publik Wine Bar is located on a busy corner of the famous Kloof Nek Road leading up towards Table Mountain. It’s a small and trendy hole-in-the-wall wine bar with a raw and rustic interior that still feels warm and inviting with wax candles scattered over wooden tables. Most of the seating is at the bar counter and the environment tends to get crowded and naturally lend itself towards socialising and late nights.

  5. Cape Town Launch Partner

    Nederburg is a Launch Partner for Star Wine List Cape Town. Read more here.