Alexander Bar, Cafe & Theatre, Cape Town Central

4.6
Filled with old-world charm. Good wine, classic martinis, whiskies, jazz & world music with working old rotary telephones and other fun toys to stimulate playful interaction and conversation. Upstairs is an intimate theatre showing a variety of drama, comedy, jazz, cabaret, readings, acoustic sessions and more. For grownups of all ages. Sandwiches, salads, cheese & charcuterie boards served til midnight. Bar til at least 1am Mon-Sat and midnight on Sundays.
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  • Alexander Bar was such a unique experience for us. We went to the Wednesday night OMG Quiz Night and even though we were late, the hostess accommodated us anyway. The quiz really tested our knowledge ...  more »
  • My wife and I really only found out about the Alexander Bar when caught in the rain. But it was really cool! We felt so at home, people were super friendly and the food was good and affordable. We wil...  more »
  • Rebecca is absolutely amazing! Drinks are fantastic and food is delicious. Must stop by if you can!!  more »
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  • This is a special haven for those who appreciate warm jazzy vibes, dim lighting and a cozy atmosphere. I feel like I'm in a good friend's home rather than a restaurant. Their alcohol menu is quite vast but the food is limited to light snacks and boards, with one hot meal of the day. The food I've tried is simple yet delicious, and the staff are warm and pleasant. I intend on being a regular guest.
  • Friendly bar service, a fab buzzing outside area, though it could be a tad bigger but security person is friendly enough, and an adequate intimate theatre space upstairs where I watched a funny & relative play- Five Women Wearing The Same Dress. Will definitely revisit when I'm back in The Cape.
  • Love love love everything about this place! Decor and food was amazing. Such a fun venue to go watch a show!
  • Delightful venue built around the lost art of conversation. Rotary dial telephones connect you to the bar, to other tables, to random strangers. It's easy to hear each other. Intimate theatre upstairs, and the best cheese platter in town downstairs. Not just a bar. Highly recommended
  • Lovely clientele whenever I'm there. Always a great place to build wonderful memories. Love the performances there too. Great ambience always.
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