You’re invited to celebrate at

Ajabu Cocktail & Spirits Festival!

The Ajabu festival is all about connecting, collaborating and creating, and the best of the global bars will be collaborating with the best of the local bars to create amazing cocktails that celebrate the incredible diversity of talent and ingredients in South Africa. And when you put incredible talent together and they collaborate … magic happens. 

The top bars and restaurants of Johannesburg and Cape Town are easily accessible centres of excellence that provide the perfect forum to gather Africa’s – and the world’s – many influencers and tribes of spirit brands, trade, hospitality professionals, entrepreneurs, event producers, bar and restaurant owners, spirit makers, writer, marketeers, branding and marketing agencies, consumers, cocktail and drinks enthusiasts, and more!


21–24 Nov 2024

Cape Town:

Cause Effect V&A, The Drinkery, Talking to Strangers, The House of Machines, Tjing Tjing, Tommy’s Chop Shop, Kloof Street House and Fable.


Front Back (Accra) Discovery Bar World’s 50 Best Bars

Flip Lounge (Lagos)

Florería Atlántico (Buenos Aires) #30 World’s 50 Best Bars

Handshake Speakeasy (Mexico City) #3 World’s 50 Best Bars

Hero (Nairobi) #62 World’s 50 Best Bars

Jigger & Pony (Singapore) #14 World’s 50 Best Bars

Katana Kitten (New York) #27 World’s 50 Best Bars

Nouvelle Vogue (Tirana) #86 World’s 50 Best Bars