Unleash the Magic of Cape Town's Nightlife


Step into the most infectious and energetic atmosphere at Fable Cocktail Bar Cape Town, a premier destination for cocktail enthusiasts. Experience the fusion of unparalleled cocktails, world-class DJs, and the enchanting ambiance. Our unique creations, inspired by local fables and legends, transport you to a world of flavor and storytelling.

A Cocktail Bar Like No Other
our story
fable cocktail bar cape town
fable cocktail bar cape town
Fable Cocktail Bar was founded by Josh Sarembock, a Cape Town native with a passion for cocktail culture.
His vision was to bring the best of the world’s cocktail bars to his hometown while infusing them with South African elements. Fable’s unique creations are inspired by local myths and legends and each cocktail tells a story.

Our talented bartenders and DJs create an energetic atmosphere that keeps our guests coming back for more. Come experience the magic of Fable Cocktail Bar for yourself.
a cocktail menu like no other

fabled cocktails

a cocktail menu like no other

fabled cocktails

Fable’s cocktail menu is a journey through the world of local fables and legends. Each cocktail is inspired by a unique story and crafted with care by our expert bartenders. 

From our best-selling Kronendal Lovers to our bold and adventurous Trickster, there’s a cocktail for every taste.

like the fable it is based on, each drink unfolds in four parts over four seasons. with every new iteration comes new flavours and complexity, adding depth to the original and hinting at what’s to come.

Whether you’re a seasoned cocktail enthusiast or simply looking for a memorable night out, make fable the ultimate destination for unforgettable nights out in Cape Town. From happy hour specials to signature drinks, indulge in the best of Cape Town’s nightlife at fable.

Delicious Bites to Satisfy Your Cravings

food and snacks

At Fable Cocktail Bar, we understand the importance of a good snack to keep the night going. That’s why we’ve curated a menu of delicious bites that pair perfectly with our unique cocktails. From a bourbon old fashioned inspired grilled cheese to crispy Patagonia squid, our food menu has something for every appetite. Come see us for a night of great drinks and tasty treats.

small plates

popcorn chicken

tender fried chicken pops served with salt & vinegar seasoning and korean chilli dip.

deep fried olives

feta stuffed panko crusted olives served with a jalapeno tzatziki.


served with brown butter & rosemary salt.

crispy patagonia squid

tempura fried patagonia squid served with a coriander & lime dip.

sweet truffle trio

70% belgian dark chocolate coated in raspberry dust, honeycomb & orange zest.

big plates

ribeye steak

thin cuts of prime ribeye served with charred peaches, whipped feta, crackers & micro greens.

bourbon old fashioned grilled cheese sando

brioche toasted in bitters butter, layered with white & yellow cheddar and served with a beef & wild turkey bourbon reduction.

japanese katsu sando

deep fried panko crusted chicken thigh with yuzu pickled red cabbage, kewpie mayo, cucumber & mango slaw.

pulled pork sliders

served on soft buns with apple & chipotle barbeque sauce, rocket & tangy slaw.

Don't Just Take Our Word For It

What Our Guests Say

"The Most Amazing Cocktails, served by talented and innovative mixologists! Would recommend having at least one of their cocktails on any night out in Town!"
fable cocktail bar cape town
Sean Steyn
"Cocktails are the best at this place. The way bartenders treat you it's fun and you would always wanna come back. Love the crowd."
fable cocktail bar cape town
Sreyansh Bhupal
"These guys were absolutely amazing! Their drinks are well thought of and the execution is flawless. What a vibe! Will definitely be back…"
fable cocktail bar cape town
Jodi Mossman
"Best cocktails in town, amazing atmosphere, great treatment. Ryan and Grant are the professionals you need to make your stay at Cape Town a great experience. Thanks guys im coming back soon."
fable cocktail bar cape town
Join Us at Fable Cocktail Bar


Ready to experience the best of Cape Town’s nightlife? Visit Fable Cocktail Bar and immerse yourself in our unique atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to make a booking, have a question, or just want to say hello, we’d love to hear from you. Contact us today and get ready for a night to remember.
fable cocktail bar cape town operating hours:

tuesday – thursday: 5pm ’til late
friday & saturday: 4pm ’til late

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