You will find a wealth of gin drinks on offer throughout the capital. From well-known international gin like Tanqueray to small batch, proudly South African gin like Ginologist and Inverroche – Pretoria has got it all. It’s time to find out where you can find fantastic, thirst-quenching craft gin. If you want to be part of the (g)in-crowd, check out these Top Gin Spots in Pretoria.
Carbon Bistro is the without a doubt a gem for gin lovers. It is easy for gin connoisseurs and casual gin drinkers alike to fall in love with this gin bar. It boasts a ludicrously extensive gin menu (the largest in Gauteng), with more than a 175 types of craft gin from 34 countries. And the list seems to be ever-expanding, too.
Carbon Bistro’s philosophy on gin is that a “G&T should always be an experience in glass” – and they sure deliver. Any given gin drink comes loaded with dry ice, making your drink all the more exciting and instagrammable. If you are unsure of which gin to try, consult one of the waitrons – they are usually very knowledgeable and will make the best recommendations possible.
Address: 279 Dey Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria
Culture Club is more than just a trendy hang-out spot; it’s also a simply fantastic gin spot in Pretoria. In fact, they invite you to pop by and experience their ever-growing gin selection. Order one of their on-the-menu gin-based cocktails or ask your waitron about the extensive craft gin selection. Celebrate the arrival of Springtime and give the Bloedlemoen G&T a try.
If you would like to know more about Culture Club Bar de Tapas, feel free to visit their website or call 060 795 3632.
Address: The Village, 16th Street, Hazelwood, Pretoria
The Crafty Fox at 23 On Hazelwood
The Crafty Fox is a lekker casual side-walk-style bar attached to the much-loved 23 on Hazelwood. The Crafty Fox offers patrons a fun evening and a solid craft gin selection. Order their trusty G&T Pitcher for the table or page through the beautifully illustrated drinks menu and enjoy creating your own gin drink. You can choose from a selection of over 50 craft gins, as well as select your tonic and your preferred garnish.
Address: 23 Hazelwood Road, Hazelwood, Pretoria
Hudson’s Burger Joint – Hazelwood
Hudson’s Burger Joint isn’t only about the burgers – they’re about the gin too! You can quench your thirst with one of their tasty gin-based cocktails, or you can craft your own G&T at an affordable price. Simply choose from five different craft gins, five different tonics, and a selection of fruit, and voila – you have a delicious gin and tonic just the way you wanted it. Some solid advice – they have a happy hour between 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm where cocktails and beer on tap are half-priced!
Address: 18 Pinaster Avenue, Hazelwood, Pretoria
That’s it for this round of Top Gin SPots in Pretoria, folks. We hope this helps you to quench your thirst during the oncoming summer heat. Do you love any of these Pretoria gin spots? Let us know in the comments below.