It's the weekend, why not travel to these cool spots. Pictured is The Chairman in Durban.
It's the weekend, why not travel to these cool spots. Pictured is The Chairman in Durban.

Travel Weekend Guide: Best bars to check out this weekend (part one)

By Clinton Moodley Time of article published Aug 4, 2017

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Why not splurge a bit this weekend at these cool spots. Here are our picks:

The Chairman — KwaZulu-Natal

Situated at 146 Mahatma Gandhi Road, in the historic Point precinct of Durban, the Chairman is a world class bar filled with art and vintage items. Its decor will leave you spellbound and so will the people you will meet. The Chairman also serves food if one is peckish. For further information, contact 078 387 1408 or visit

The Vue — Western Cape

There is no better feeling that seeing Cape Town from above and The Vue does not disappoint. Located at: 40 Chiappini Street, this setting showcases picture perfect views of Table Mountain, Signal Hill and across the bay.Their creative cocktail list aims to offer you perfected versions of old favourites as well as some innovative new tastes. This spot is definitely great for anyone who wants to socialise and unwind after a long week. For further information, contact 021 418 3065.

The Hop and Malt — Eastern Cape

Perfect for a Sunday sundowner, Located at 120, Nassau Ave, Theescombe, Hop and Malt portrays a country setting, serving local craft beer on tap. Just a few minutes out of the town of Port Elizabeth, this bar has family orientated activities and braai facilities that makes it a perfect day out. For further information, contact  082 499 0432.

No 16 Stoep Beer Garden & Gourmet Burger — Free State 

16 2nd Avenue Westdene, Bloemfontein,  is buzzing with all activity. This place is perfect for anyone who wants to hang out and enjoy great beer and conversation.For further information, contact 051 430 2542.

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