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Sure it's a little upmarket, however well worth the experience, don’t miss it.

Ok, so when one of my friends suggested we have a Friday afternoon drink at a Whisky Bay, me being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Lovely traditional bar

The hotel and bar are absolutely traditional and create an amazing atmosphere, like being in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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On the water's edge of the international yacht marina on Cape Town's Waterfront, Bascule is the perfect setting to take in the sights and sounds of the busy Waterfront surrounds. There are over 500 whiskies from around the world and an impressive...more
West Quay Road | Cape Grace, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 410 7100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, so when one of my friends suggested we have a Friday afternoon drink at a Whisky Bay, me being a gin drinker - I wasn’t to keen. I can honestly say I’m so glad she talked me into going! The Bascule Whisky, Wine and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vincentcooper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel and bar are absolutely traditional and create an amazing atmosphere, like being in a ship. Like being inside a ship. Huge whisky selection, the garden martini is one of the best cocktails I have ever drunk. Great value at £4 per cocktails. 2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GillianRussell
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

What a cool place. And they really do have the largest whiskey selection of any place I have ever been. The bartender was extremely knowledgeable and recommended a fine Scotch just to my liking. They also have a great menu. The burger is absolutely delicious...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank montegrandon
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Very charming bar. Great selection of food and drinks. The whisky tastings were fantastic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank guress
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We love going here! Paging through what seems like an endless whisky menu- alternating between our favorites and trying new tipples. Great little food menu and a little cigar to finish off. Cape Grace is a wonderful hotel, so personal with attention to detail.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Julia_Hattingh
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Food amazing. Service great. Wine excellent as always in CT. People we met on safari had recommended -- they ate here twice! It was that good. Calamari best I have ever had and Ostrich for the first time was equally delicious. Sat outside by the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank HelenAtlanta
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Bascule is the perfect bar for the start or end of an evening or a light bite. Really laid back and on our second visit had live music. The service is really good. The tapas there is so delicious. Comfy seating in the bar but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank janicems
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Situated under the. Cape Grace hotel with commanding views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront yacht marina. A hang out place for the well heeled locals and visitors who frequent Bascules. A nice relaxed place and we like visiting in the late afternoon/early evening when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Not just one leivel , but #topleivel! The thing is I frequent Bascule, the place is like a second home to me and my #squad. You know one of those places where they know you by name and always treat you well despite your skin...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Thando B
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This place has a nice view of the marina and table mountain. They have a nice cocktail menu and a huge whisky selection.

Date of experience: April 2018
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