Outrage of Modesty

Mixology reaches new heights at secret Cape Town lounge

Hours 24

88 Shortmarket Street City Centre Cape Town 8000 South Africa


You're not sure what to expect at the unmarked entrance of this uber-hip Cape Town nightspot. A door guard with earpiece inquires of your reservation or simply lets you through to the staircase that leads to the 25-seat drinking bar. Created by Australian Luke Whearty and partner Aki Nishkiura, the duo refine a concept started in Singapore that involves&nbsp; a mixology menu based on flavors and alcohol selection altogether omitted. As for the space, a cool underworld vibe prevails with industrial finished, edition-style lighting and choice of booth or bar seating. Reserve seats <a target="_self" href="">here</a>


Everything is made in house, from the liqur to the ingredients, with one of the most impressive bar staffs anywhere.

Last Word

A bar menu of snacks includes house-marinated olives, sesame cucumber and spiced cauliflower and almonds. There’s also a serving of three West Coast rock lobster tails with wasabi aioli and lemon butter on select nights.

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