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It’s finally Friday! Let your hair down, call up your friends and enjoy some sundowners or celebratory drinks to welcome the weekend.

There are tons of Cape Town institutions offering amazing happy hour specials you’ll want to take advantage of.

Here are a few of our favourites:



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It does not matter where in the city you are located, there is a Bootlegger almost everywhere. Their happy hour specials included half-price G&T’s and Cape Town Lager. Happy hour starts at 4.30pm till 6.30pm.

Bootlegger’s happy hour special are available at the following outlets: Kalk Bay, Kenilworth, Cape Quarter, Salt River, Century City, Green Point, Harrington Street, Stellenbosch, Claremont.

Mantra Cafe

Head to Camps Bay and indulge in some half-price cocktails while soaking in some last-minute Vitamin C before the sun goes down for the day.

The half-price special runs from 4pm – 7pm, and includes some local favourites such as the Gin Fizzes and Mojito.

Van Hunks


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You will be spoilt for choice at Van Hunks happy hour. Situated on the corner of Kloof Street and Upper Union Street in Gardens, Van Hunks brings you some amazing budget-friendly beers and ciders every day between 5pm and 7pm.

La Parada


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Get double the dose at La Parada, as they are offering up a two-for-one special on all house beers and wines. Make sure to take advantage of their delicious tapas dishes to line your stomach. Tuck into three tapas for R199, or five tapas for R299.

The time of this special depends on the location but mostly runs from 4pm to 6pm or 5pm to 7pm.

Tiger’s Milk

Bask in the cool vibes and get your drink on at your closest Tiger’s Milk location. Tiger’s Milk runs a two-for-one special on select beers, wine, and cocktails every Monday to Sunday from 4pm to 6pm.


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