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Lovely laid back drinks

We love going here! Paging through what seems like an endless whisky menu- alternating between our... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
A Perfect Lunch Experience Overlooking the Water

Food amazing. Service great. Wine excellent as always in CT. People we met on safari had... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
New York City, New York
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On the water's edge of the international yacht marina on Cape Town's Waterfront, Bascule is the perfect setting to take in the sights and sounds of the busy Waterfront surrounds. There are over 500 whiskies from around the world and an impressive...more
West Quay Road | Cape Grace, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 410 7100
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We love going here! Paging through what seems like an endless whisky menu- alternating between our favorites and trying new tipples. Great little food menu and a little cigar to finish off. Cape Grace is a wonderful hotel, so personal with attention to detail.

Thank Julia_Hattingh
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Food amazing. Service great. Wine excellent as always in CT. People we met on safari had recommended -- they ate here twice! It was that good. Calamari best I have ever had and Ostrich for the first time was equally delicious. Sat outside by the...More

Thank HelenAtlanta
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Bascule is the perfect bar for the start or end of an evening or a light bite. Really laid back and on our second visit had live music. The service is really good. The tapas there is so delicious. Comfy seating in the bar but...More

Thank janicems
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Situated under the. Cape Grace hotel with commanding views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront yacht marina. A hang out place for the well heeled locals and visitors who frequent Bascules. A nice relaxed place and we like visiting in the late afternoon/early evening when...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Not just one leivel , but #topleivel! The thing is I frequent Bascule, the place is like a second home to me and my #squad. You know one of those places where they know you by name and always treat you well despite your skin...More

Thank Thando B
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This place has a nice view of the marina and table mountain. They have a nice cocktail menu and a huge whisky selection.

Thank Rakhi D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is an upmarket but laid back bar. Lovely to go and unwind and have a drink. Recommended to visit when in the area

Thank rodney120
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We wish we had found this bar earlier as it was a sanctuary from the bustle of the V&A Waterfront. Situated on the edge of the marina, the tapas menu is wonderful and the staff are all charming and attentive. The delicious coffee even comes...More

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Bascule has one of the largest whisky selections. This, together with its unique structure, and position in the Cape Grace overlooking the harbour, puts it at the top of our list for an after dinner stop. While we go for the whiskey and cigars, there...More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A great place to relax and relish a quality whisky. Called here a few nights on way home to the Waterfront Village after a night out at the V & A Waterfront. The staff are very helpful and welcoming. The beer, wine and the range...More

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