Enjoy Summer sundowners at The Table Bay hotel

Words: Crush

Summer sundowners are inspiring at Cape Town’s Best Address, The Table Bay hotel, where the emphasis on creating warm and authentic South African experiences is woven into everything; from locally inspired dishes to innovative cocktails.summer sundowners

Specialist Cocktails and Summer Sundowners at The Union Bar

Guests can savour sweeping views of the V&A Waterfront, the harbour and Table Mountain while sipping on specialist cocktails, carefully curated to complement the season. A speciality at The Union Bar is the Elderflower Martini; a refreshing mix of Tanqueray Gin; Elderflower syrup; freshly squeezed lime, mint and fresh pineapple juice. The cocktail is shaken cold, fine strained and served in a chilled Martini glass.

“This is a lovely refreshing, sipping cocktail that tends to be very popular amongst the ladies. It’s summery and floral but balanced with amazing fresh zestiness and botanicals from the Gin,” says Heinrich La Meyer, Assistant Food and Beverage Manager.

The hotel’s barmen are encouraged to explore with fresh ingredients and liquor combinations to bring exciting twists to age-old favourites and offer guests the delight of something new.

Barman Amanda Moyakhe brings his signature flairsummer sundowners TBH Amanda

Revelling at the chance to unleash his creative flair as well as interact with The Table Bay’s diverse guests is new barman, Amanda Moyakhe. He recently joined The Table Bay from another prominent Cape Town hotel. Originally from the Eastern Cape, Moyakhe was trained at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. He has always been interested in the hospitality sector which offers him the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. He enjoys speaking to them and through these conversations, he often inspired to create new drinks and cocktails.

“I love to hear what my guests like to drink. This gives me ideas to test new flavours and combinations. When I create something new, I am encouraged when my guests enjoy my creation,” he says, stressing that quality spirits and fresh ingredients are very important. “The flavour should always be complex and well balanced as well,” adds Moyakhe

Meet, Connect and Relax at The Table Bay hotel

The Table Bay’s Union Bar and Camissa are inviting spaces to meet, connect and relax. Guests can savour a variety of drinks and cocktails from the bar, and enjoy a selection of light meals from the restaurant.


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