Top 10 Happy Hour Specials in CPT, DBN, and JHB

We’ve wrapped up the team’s 10 favourite Happy Hour specials in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban. They’ve been tried out by our contributors and voted as the best of the best, based exclusively on personal experience. We’d love to hear your feedback, so leave your comments below & be sure to include your favourite places, too!


“My favourite happy hour special has to be at Mojitos. Cocktails are half priced from 16h00 to 19h00.

Address: 265 Long StreetCape Town Central | (021) 422 1095
Recommended by: Cape Town Contributor, Zimkhitha Sulelo

Hudson's Happy Hour Specials Johannesburg

HUDSON’S | Parkhurst, Johannesburg

“My favourite Happy Hour Special can be found at Hudson’s and happens Monday – Friday 16h30 – 18h30.”

Address: Corner 4th Avenue & 14th Street, Parkhurst, Johannesburg | (011) 268 0713
Recommended by: Joburg Contributor, Elina Nambala

HOOTERS | Sandton, Johannesburg

“The best happy hour is at Hooters of all places. R16 cocktails from 16h00-19h00 every Friday – 4 G&Ts please! Definitely Uber to this one. Also make sure to get some Daytona boneless wings and curly fries while you’re there”.

Address: The Buzz Shopping Centre, Witkoppen Road, Fourways, Sandton| (011) 658 0311
Recommended by: Joburg Contributor,  Alex Bernatzky

NEW YORK BAR & RESTAURANT | Morningside, Durban

“The cocktails are rad, the staff are friendly and the food has never disappointed! Happy Hour happens on Monday to Friday 17h00 – 18h00”

Address: 101 Innes Road, Morningside | (031) 312 9605
Recommended by: Durban Contributor, Debra Hughes 

Clakes Cape Town Happy Hour Specials

CLARKE’S | City Bowl, Cape Town

“The place to feel upwardly mobile and get a double Gin & Tonic for R25. Happy Hour is from 17h00 – 19h00.

Address: 133 Bree Street, CBD  | (021) 424 7648
Recommended by: Cape Town Contributor, Anade Situma

BILLY THE BUMS | Morningside, Durban

“Because we couldn’t resist the temptation to feature a Happy Afternoon. Special runs from 15h00 – 19h00.”

Address: 504 Lillian Ngoya Road, Morningside, Durban | (031) 303 1988
Recommended by: The More Than Food team

JAMAICA ME CRAZY | Woodstock, Cape Town

“Happy Saturdays! R18 a cocktail. This is fabulous because it’s ALL DAY & it’s on Saturday!”

Address: 74 Roodebloem Rd, Cape Town | (031) 563 1919
Recommended by: The More Than Food team

LOLA’S | City Centre, Cape Town

“Happy hour at Lola’s is the best! Cocktail jugs go for R105 and a bucket of six Black Label beers rings in at R90. Thursdays and Fridays  17h00 – 02h00.“

Address: 228 Long Street, City Centre, Cape Town | (021) 423 0885</p
Recommended by: Founder and Contributing Editor, Gregory Zeleny


“Half price drinks every Friday from 16h00 – 22h00, servered at the pool deck.”

Address: The Square Boutique Hotel and Spa, 250 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Umhlanga Rocks | (031) 566 18 14
Recommended by: The More Than Food team

THE OFFICE | Greenside, Johannesburg

“Young, hip, modern, relaxed and fabulous half price cocktails from 16h00-19h00. Great for an after-work or late night speak easy.”

Address: 10 Gleneagles Road, Greenside, Johannesburg | (011) 023 9863</p
Recommended by: Joburg Contributor, Jeremy Douglas

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