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Hope on Hopkins Distillery

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Just spent an awesome evening with Lucy, Leigh and dinner guests. Food was stunning, thanks Emily... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
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My friends and I came to do our very first Gin tasting and we loved it. The scenery is very... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Alethea F
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Please note that we are CLOSED for our annual break. The Tasting Room will reopen on 7 July. Hope on Hopkins Distillery is a small artisanal distillery in the heart of Cape Town. Set up by two ex-lawyers who followed their hearts and turned their...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Hopkins Street | Salt River, 7925, South Africa
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+27 21 447 1950
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Just spent an awesome evening with Lucy, Leigh and dinner guests. Food was stunning, thanks Emily. Gin, of course, was amazing as always. Each course served with a wonderful Leigh inspired drink. If in Cape Town you must call in here. Exceptional hosts. Highly recommended....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My friends and I came to do our very first Gin tasting and we loved it. The scenery is very authentic and we absolutely loved the variations of Gin's on display. I would recommend to book in advance but, luckily we got a seating! Definitely...More

Thank Alethea F
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited H on H on the weekend after landing in CT. Great value tasting (R150 for 4 gins) with expert guidance along the way. Highly recommend the Salt River Gin for R380 for a 750ml bottle. Was here by myself however it would be excellent...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We visited for one of their weekly Saturday afternoon gin tasting sessions. We made a reservation, and you should too! Excellent choice. Learned so much about the booming craft distillery wave that's hit Cape Town, and learned even more about the uniqueness of South African...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I have much respect for the owners / operators (a very cool couple) who must have had a very long day but retained the enthusiasm, humor and love for their craft to make a possibly routine event feel like an event hosted by close friends...More

Thank afrobru
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful & friendly distillery with Ahhh-mazing Gin's done in all sorts of interesting styles. If you're a gin fan, this is the ultimate place to go! The distillery is super neat & the decor is simply beautiful! Our hostess was really spunky & this just...More

Thank SuzetteJ37
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were on our honeymoon and despite only being free on a day that they don't conduct gin tasting tours, Sarina from this wonderful artisanal gin distillery very kindly agreed to do a private tour for us. We were carefully explained the gin distillation process...More

Thank ayushkshah4
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We saw this gin on sale in KZN and decided to book a tasting at the distillery in Cape Town- and we're so glad we did. Tours are limited to 12 people, so you will get a personal and down-to-earth experience no matter what day...More

Thank sambarbour
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

After spending two days on the Stellenbosch wine route (and being rather underwhelmed by the quality of most of the wine) my wife and I were blown away by our experience at Leigh and Lucy's Hope on Hopkins. The setting, experience, and product were all...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 2 February 2016

If you are tired of the regular Stellenbosch wine route , why not come down to Salt River and try some gin . This funky artisanal distillery is making craft gin that will knock your socks off . The owners, Leigh and Lucy's story is...More

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