Weekdays are hard enough. Sometimes you just need a mid-week pick-me-up. With a wide variety of drink specials to choose from, you’re never without a place to be in the bustling Mother City. So gather your friends, save yourself some cash and come on, get happy with these happy hour drinking specials in Cape Town.

Hudsons

Patrons can sip on half-price cocktails and beers Monday to Friday from 4.30 to 6.30pm at the popular burger spot. Cocktails are served in a fishbowl, making this half-price special more than worth it. Appetisers also fall under this special. Feast on treats such as triple cheese chilli poppers, sticky pork ribs and jalapeno mac and cheese croquettes for 50% off. This special is available at their Green Point, Gardens and Claremont locations.

The 41

End your work day with a drink and a view. The 41 in Camps Bay boats half-price classic cocktails and a stunning view of the beach every day from 3pm to 5pm. For an added bonus, you can get a Cocktail Loyalty Card, with which for every 10 cocktails you buy, you’ll get one free.

The Piano Bar

Listen to live music while you sip on these drinks specials at The Piano Bar’s happy hour. From 4pm-6pm every day, the trendy, New-York inspired music revue bar offers a 2-for-1 special on selected cocktails, wine, beer and tequila.

Banana Jam

Everyday from 5pm-6pm is happy hour at Banana Jam cafe. Quench your thirst with some of their reduced cocktail specials as you unwind at this relaxed Jamaican-inspired cafe.

Burger & Lobster

Burger & Lobster’s Social Hour is the perfect time to get your drink on. Every day from 4-7pm, selected drinks are two for the price of one. And because you shouldn’t drink on an empty stomach, you can fill up on their bar bites menu. Munch on spicy prawn popcorn, mini burger bombs and a bacon mac & cheese basket all for R38 each.

La Parada

Wine it up in style with La Parada’s 2-for-1 drinking special, where selected beer and wine is on offer. The Bree Street, V&A Waterfront and Waterfall Corner locations run their happy hour from 4-7pm every Monday to Sunday. Constantia Nek happy hour happens at 4-7pm every Monday to Thursday.

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