Cape to Cuba is a bit of a trek outside the centre of town, but well worth a visit if you have the luxury of a car or are brave enough to catch the train. The surrounding area – Kalk Bay – is full of antique shops, day trippers and local fishermen, so if you're into dusty clocks and fishy smelling weathered men who drink like every day’s a Friday lunchtime in the city, then go get stuck in. We did.
As the name suggests the theme is Cuba, but we reckon it’s a little more this side of the Caribbean in vibe. With an outside area complete with an entirely sandy floor, views out to the sea, coconuts and palm trees. On BarChick’s visit a live band was in full swing, while the crowd seemed to be on a steady path to a decent Sunday session.
Cocktails are suitably tropical including a range of Mojitos, of which the mango and chilli comes out tops. Open day and night it’s best to come for afternoon cocktails then head down to the docks to haggle with the fishermen over some fresh seafood, girls dress slutty.