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3 Top Bars in The World Found in South Africa

Sin+Tax in South Africa
Written by See Africa Today

The tourism world would be incomplete without classy bars for tourists to experience the other side of hospitality. And it so happens that the three top bars in the world are in South Africa.

South Africa’s nightlife is animated and helps you appreciate the other side of Africa unknown to many people.

Here, you get world-class services on African soil. From Johannesburg to Cape Town; the south gives you a real treat.

So, which are these top bars in the world in South Africa?


Sin+Tax in South Africa.

Sin+Tax in South Africa. Photo/Sin+tax.

Sin+Tax in the City of Gold delivers a world-class cocktail experience without pretence.

The ‘Sin+Tax’ brand is exclusive and highly reputable. An inclusive, cocktail event is always on the go which is what secures it a slot among top bars in the world.

This establishment ensures that your experience is exactly what you want it to be by never sacrificing quality.

Sin+Tax is the only bar on the African continent to make it into the top 100 of the World’s 50 Best Bars in 2019. The ranking came after pushing the limits of creativity and originality.

Moreover, there is bespoke ready-to-serve cocktails, made with only the finest local spirits and botanicals.

They are conceived in the spirit of innovation and originality and result in a stunningly subtle South African rendition of four classics. You don’t have to go out of your way to make a Sin+Tax drink now that you can make it yourself.

Clean and simple is the secret. A simple matter of taste. This is all it takes to start a celebration.

The Art of Duplicity

The Art of Duplicity

The Art of Duplicity. Photo/Inside Guide

Top bars in the world have one thing in common; they are hippy and exclusive. It is housed by a Victorian warehouse

Secretly opening in the heart of Cape Town, The Art of Duplicity is a lavish jazz and cocktail club. The inspiration for this idea came from the period of prohibition in the United States when alcoholic beverages were served in illegal enterprises.

The bar garners the respect it so richly merits, from the local community to the rest of the world. One of Cape Town’s best-kept secrets it is.

The Art of Duplicity is also the recipient of multiple important accolades and titles, including the ‘2020 Cocktail Bar of the Year Award’.

A secret password or a place on the guestlist is the two only ways to get into The Art of Duplicity in Cape Town.

A life of thrills, intrigue, and extravagance awaits you.

Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen

Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen

Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen. Photo/CauseEffect bar

Classy, exclusive, nostalgic describe Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen. What places it among the top bars in the world list?

Cause Effect uses raw ingredients and effects them into flavor. The cocktail kitchen is a study in creativity where they discover, create and serve the best flavours from the Cape.

The bar uses modernistic techniques inspired by history, diversity and passion for the drinks industry.

The food served is fresh, flavoursome and delicate and compliments an array of exceptional cocktails.  With over 60 Cape pot still brandies in South Africa, we take great pleasure in offering some of the world’s best award-winning brandies made in the Western Cape.

These three establishments are a gem in South Africa not just for the fact that they are among the top bars in the world.

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About the author

See Africa Today

Pharis Kinyua is the editor of See Africa Today. With over seven years of experience in digital media, he has a soft spot for African tours and travel. His drive is to tell the rest of the world what Africa offers, the best accommodation facilities, national parks, culture, shopping malls and best airline deals to travel to Africa

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