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The Leopard Bar

Spectacular sunsets, signature cocktails, unique experiences and some of the best views in Cape Town.

Sundowners with an ocean view

Watch the sun dip beyond the Atlantic Ocean as you sip on signature cocktails from our talented mixologists. Home to some of the best sunset views in Cape Town, The Leopard Bar offers a sundowner experience you won't forget. Passionate service and a creative bar menu are accompanied by laid-back live music that sets the mood each evening.


Enjoy an impressive selection of South African wines and craft beers, inventive cocktails, and a wide collection of cognac, whisky, and port. The Leopard Bar is also a popular spot for whale watching - whales are frequently seen between July and December, with sightings of southern right whales all but guaranteed during August and November.

The sundowner

Pull up a chair on The Leopard Bar's breathtaking open air terrace and take in the best sunset views in Cape Town with a cocktail in hand. The sight of the sun creating dramatic pink-and-orange-tinted skies over the sparkling Atlantic Ocean will bestow a deep sense of contentment.

Envision your next visit

Creative cocktails and indulgent classics ensure a divine experience. As the sun sets against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, immerse yourself in true relaxation in the comfort of The Leopard Bar.

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Unique Leopard Bar experiences

Cape gin & canapé tasting

Discover the distinctive craft gins of the Cape, paired with a trio of delicious canapés created by our Executive Chef Christo and his team.

Our knowledgeable bar team lead guests through a tasting of each gin, highlighting the Cape botanicals that make each spirit unique, and how they pair perfectly with each plate.

Price: R 675 per person
Please book 24-hours in advance.

Gin making experience

A unique opportunity to learn about the interplay of botanicals that define the craft gins of the Cape. The experience begins with a gin and canapé tasting, explaining the botanical influences of Cape gin.

With your palate primed, it’s time to play, blending local fynbos with other botanicals to create your own unique gin. At the end of the evening, you’ll receive a mini-bottle of your gin to take home.

When: 6pm daily
Price: R 795 per person (minimum 4 guests)
Please book 24-hours in advance.

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