Bars & Nightlife on the Cape Peninsula is generally a relaxed, laid back affair.

A good selection of interesting bars offering live music or DJs, in-season parties, or for nightclubs, head to the city and catch the first morning train back at 05h00!

Nightlife on the Cape Peninsula, Simons Town, Kalk Bay & Noordhoek


  • The 2&6 Pub in Simons Town is a good, authentic sailors’ pub. Watch a game or play pool as you have a few drinks and chat to the friendly patrons. Live music or DJ on weekends.

  • Café Pescado, Simon’s Towns popular Italian eatery offers an ongoing programme of live music.

  • Seaforth Restaurant balcony is a very pleasant spot for sundowners with friends, or on your own.

  • The Polana in Kalk Bay Harbour offers a unique setting for a drink – watch waves crash directly onto the picture window as you have a few cocktails! Tapas bar from 16h00 and live music or DJ on Friday nights. Tel: +27 (0) 21 7884133

  • The Nag’s Head in Noordhoek Farm Village is a friendly local pub.

  • The Toad in the Village is another Noordhoek Farm Village pub that offers live music, pub grub and friendly company. Tel: +27 (0)21 7892973 Email: Website:

  • Cape to Cuba in Kalk Bay is great for a younger crowd on Friday and Saturday nights, with good regular DJs. On Sunday afternoons, this is a fantastic venue for drinks and live music. Tel: 021 788 1566 Email:

  • The Brass Bell in Kalk Bay is another great place to socialise on weekends. Live music and a fun crowd from Friday to Sunday. Tel: 021 788 5455 Email: Website:

  • The Kalk Bay Theatre has a year round programme of musical, comedy and theatre productions. Bookings by phone or visit their Facebook Page. Tel: +27 (0) 79 3618275

  • Movies visit the Blue Route Mall or Cavendish Square for a good selection of movies

Simons Town 2 & 6 Bar

We recommend "The 2&6 Pub" in Simons Town