The ancient Japanese art of KARAOKE is alive and well in the bars in Cape Town! Here are the top 5 spots where you can go to release your inner superstar!
1.The Manila Bar
Tha Manilla Bar is firm favorite amongst shower singers in Cape Town. Their stage is open 5 nights a week as a dedicated Karaoke Bar. At a mere R40 you can realize our dreams on their stage fit for the stars. They have a song selection that will keep you going into the wee hours of the morning and for those who want to show off a little, there is a VIP section available for private events and parties!
Costs: R40p/p from Tuesday to Thursday (this price includes a R20 drink voucher on Tuesdays and Thursdays); the price of entrance varies on Fridays and Saturdays. Time: Tuesday – Saturday: 8pm – 2am
Address: 9 Green Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 5552064
2. Mitchell’s Scottish Ale House
Mitchell's is very well known as a micro brewery with a delectable selection of in-house beers. On to of great foor ad beer, they host a karaoke night on Tuesdays from 21h00 until 01h00. Get there early as it fills up quick!
Time: Tuesday 9pm – 1am
Address: Dock Road | V&A Waterfront | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 419 5074
Carrying on in the Tuesday night tradition Dizzy's is a hub for all the wannabe Britneys and Christinas in Camps Bay. For more than 2 decades they have allowed folks to get theyr 5 seconds of fame on their stage. R20 gets you in & on stage and there’s a great list of music to choose from. Not to mention all the great bar specials to help with the nerves!
Time: Tuesday 9pm – late
Address: 41 The Drive | Camps Bay | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 438 2686
4. Aces ‘n’ Spades
The best rock ‘n’ roll club in Cape Town now offers everyone a chance to be in the band. On Wednesday nights you can rock out to the some of the best rock music you have loved for decades. Accompanied by a live band, participants get to sing to their favorite head banging tunes and get to know what the real rock star life is all about. Rockstar or not, every brave participant gets rewarded with tequila! If that's not reason enough to get on stage, we don't know what is!
Time: Wednesday: 8pm – 10pm
Address: 62 Hout Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 424 1620
Thursday nights in Obs means only one thing, Trenchtown Karaoke! Starting at 8pm, the event is filled with beers, half price pizza & the chance to do your thing in front of the mic. Trenchtown has the the best drink & food specials to work with your budget as you head into the weekend. Observatory is a melting pot of culture so this is always sure to be one exiting night!
Time: Thursday: 8pm – 1am
Address: 92 Station Road | Observatory | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 448 0516