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Live jazz at The Blue Room
Dine, drink cocktails while top local muzos jam at this moody new bar
Last updated: Friday, 22 April 2022
The Blue Room at Grub & Vine is Cape Town’s latest hot new jazz venue. It’s a collaboration between well-known local jazz musician Buddy Wells and Grub & Vine chef patron Matt Manning. Top local artists will headline in this moody, gorgeous space. Go for the music, but you’ll get great food and cocktails, too.
The Blue Room is classy and intimate (love that roof), and it’s open from Monday to Saturday. Image: The Blue Room
STEP INTO THIS ATMOSPHERIC SPACE
All directions should lead to this atmospheric live music and cocktail lounge. This is a great little space for jazz and blues lovers. A long leather seat lines one wall, with small tables set out along its length and along the opposite wall, creating an alluring and intimate atmosphere. The stage is raised slightly and set to the front, so you can watch, but also enjoy the convivial dining and drinking set-up.
The Blue Room is the perfect vibey space for a date night or night out with friends. Image: The Blue Room
DINE WHILE YOU ENJOY THE SHOW
Every Wednesday to Saturday you can enjoy a live show while savouring a decadent dinner. Enjoy the jazzy sounds of artists like Allou April or Darren English.
All directions should lead to this atmospheric live music and cocktail lounge. The Blue Room
The menu features seasonal plates (small plates designed to encourage sociable dining) or a cheese and charcuterie board. It’s a lovely, convivial experience – book your spot ahead of the time.
Try a season plate and enjoy the musical journey. Image: The Blue Room
TASTE THE PALOMA AND CLOVER + BLUE
The Blue Room’s signature cocktails are quite unique. Try Clover and Blue, a gin-based cocktail, or the refreshing Southside on Bree and then there’s the easy-drinking Paloma – there’s a story behind each one (but it’d spoil the fun if we tell you).
Meet the Paloma and discover the history behind this thirst-quenching cocktail. Image: The Blue Room
WHEN + WHERE TO GO
The Blue Room is open: 4pm till late (Monday - Saturday)16:00 - Late
Live performances from: Wednesday - Saturday, 8pm and 9.30pm
Find it: 103 Bree street | City Centre | Cape Town
Contact The Blue Room on: 087 153 5244 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Instagram: @theblueroomct
By Ute Hermanus
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