The Blue Whistle Sports Bar in Claremont

What do you get when you combine sports, music, and food respectively? The Blue Whistle! There are a lot of hot sports bars to choose from in The Mother City, however, if you happen to be in the Southern Suburbs, or want to try something new, The Blue Whistle is the place to visit.


Situated in the busy Claremont Main Rd (111 Main Road), 13km away, and 20 minutes by taxi, from Cape Town CBD, The Blue Whistle has a colourful interior design that energizes you the moment you set your foot inside! Most eye-catching is the array of colourful canvas photos of celebrity sports stars like Lionel Messi, Usain Bolt, Caster Semenya that solidifies that you are indeed in a bar born out of love for sports. Placed inside are round tables with stools, cosy and intimate couches, nine 360-degree HD screens including a giant 75-inch screen, and the latest high tech surround sound! This is the perfect setting for fans wanting to enjoy a big match in an entertaining and lively atmosphere, backed up with premium service, quality food, and good music.

Speaking of food, The Blue Whistle offers its guests an upmarket pub-grub menu, including Breakfasts & Sandwiches, as well as Pizzas, Burgers, Bites (Sticky Wings, Sticky Spare Ribs etc), and Legendary Meals (Flame-grilled Chicken is a favorite). It’s up to you if you want to take a dessert afterwards!


Like any other sports bar around Cape Town, The Blue Whistle serves a full array of drinks including draught and craft beers & cocktails. You’ll be presented with an array of must-try cocktails such as Mojito (Barcadi Superior Rum, Sour Mix, Mint, & Soda Water) and Dry Martini (Jin, Extra Dry Martini, shaken or stirred) as well as Tequila Sunset (Jose Cuervo Tequila, Monis Triple Sec, & Pineapple juice) and Sex on the Beach (Smirnoff Vodka, Archers Peach, Grenadine, & Orange Juice).

The Brent Krus Band Basilia

You’re not a sports fan, you just want to party and enjoy good music? No worries! As I’ve mentioned in the above paragraph, The Blue Whistle boasts a high-tech surround sound system for resident DJ’s to flex on the decks, playing house, commercial, reggae soul, jazz and electro. The Blue Whistle’s also got you covered when it comes to live music! With bands on stage every Friday and Saturday night!

For events, check:

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The Blue Mondays Comedy

Are you a stand-up comedian (or aspiring) or that guy who always make his/her peers laugh? If your answer is yes, this could be a great opportunity for you. Mondays are comedy nights at The Blue Whistle. The event is called Blue Mondays and it starts at 7:30 pm. R50 entry. Funniest act of the night wins R500. If you want a spot, WhatsApp Ruairi at +27 (0)82 680 7480.

NOTE: The Blue Whistle can be booked for functions. For more information, contact them directly at +27 (0) 21 671 7979 or email

Drink and food prices

Beer lovers can get dumpies for R24 and draughts are R35. Cocktails range between R40 and R65. Breakfasts start at R22 right up to most expensive food offering, R130.00 (600g Sticky Spare Ribs).

Open hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 9am-12pm. Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 9am-4am.