Opening hours: Friday and Saturday, 10pm to 4am Cover charge: R70/p Dress code: Casual Shimmy Beach Club Stellar eatery by day and exquisite dance venue by night, Shimmy Beach Club is one of the most well-known entertainment spots in Cape Town. With two bars, an infinity pool, and private seating areas for VVIPs, there’s a little bit of magic to be found everywhere.
On summer nights, it’s hard to rival the atmosphere of a Shimmy Beach Club party as DJs spin their beats while revellers jol in the sand. Have a blast on the beach, lounge in the lap of luxury, or party until the sun comes up.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 4pm to 4am Cover charge: From R10/p during the week and from R30/p on the weekend Dress code: Casual Cocoon Cape Town The 31st floor of Cape Town’s iconic Absa Building is home to this chic nightclub.
Cocoon is all about glamour – here sipping on delicious cocktails while enjoying breathtaking views of the city is simply the way they roll.
This speakeasy-type haunt makes those who enter its discreet doors feel like they’ve walked into the coolest house party in Cape Town or the ultimate VIP lounge.
The club also hosts special events that are not to be missed (you can keep up with these on their Facebook page).
Ladies gain free entry on Friday and Saturday nights before 10pm.
Situated in an alley just off Long Street, this Mother City hidden gem is known for its delicious, colourful cocktails and eclectic selection of dance music – the combination of which often results in brazen bodies jiving on the low tables.
On any given night, revellers can get down to funk played by Mother City musicians, deep house spun by local DJs and old-school hip-hop sets played on vinyl records.