Shimmy Beach Club

Shimmy Beach Club

+27 (0) 21 200 7778
12 South Arm Road | V&A Waterfront | Cape Town
www.shimmybeachclub.co.za
info@shimmybeachclub.co.za
ShimmyBeach
Shimmy Beach Club

Shimmy Beach Club

Shimmy on down to the V&A Waterfront’s first beachside club

For a hot oceanfront outing, there’s no cooler place to be than the V&A’s exclusive and excellently located Shimmy Beach Club. Boasting a fine dining restaurant, whisky and vodka tasting rooms, two bars, an outside hydraulic stage and a sprawling deck leading down to an infinity pool and private beach, the premier venue provides Cape Town’s elite plenty a place to play and prey.

Joint venture of acclaimed chef Seelan Sundoo and well-known local businessman Shawn Mace, this luxury lifestyle destination encapsulates the epitome of easy living. From its scintillating surrounding views – guests can feast on panoramas of both the rolling waters of the working harbour and the majestic backdrop of Table Mountain – to its lolling loungers and affluent see-and-be-seen crowds, Shimmy is shaking its way to the forefront of the Mother City’s nightlife scene.

Shimmy Beach Restaurant
With fine cuisine conjured up by Seelan Sundoo and his expert team, the restaurant dishes up internationally influenced flavours and combinations. Select a seat in the nautically decorated restaurant or savour your meal alfresco on the expansive deck with the waves at your feet and sun on your cheeks.

A generous à la carte menu offers up mouth-watering options, such as Baby Beef Carpaccio for starters, East Coast Sole with a Prawn Chardonnay Sauce for mains and a delightfully decadent Semifreddo served with Lavender Shortbread and Silver Schnapps Gelée to finish. Take your pick from a variety of premium spirits and wine cocktails to wash it all down, or, for a more cheeky option, choose one of Shimmy’s luxurious milkshakes (think irresistible combinations like dark chocolate ice cream, Reisen toffee and milk).

Shimmy Beach Whisky and Vodka Tasting
For the connoisseurs and curious alike, whisky and vodka tastings are available for group bookings. Ideal for private tastings, corporate functions and sales meetings, The Bunnahabhain Whisky Room invites patrons to sip and swirl three varieties of the increasingly popular un-chillfiltered whisky: the Bunnahabhian 12-Year-Old, 18-Year-Old and 25-Year-Old. Alternatively, premium vodka and caviar tastings can be enjoyed at a refreshing minus two degrees Celsius in the aptly named Vodka Vault. Don an authentic ushanka hat and warm fur coat and relish the heat of this premium spirit.

Shimmy Beach Club
For those looking to soak up the sun rather than brave the cold, a large outdoor deck with sun lounger beds, infinity pool and private beach provides the optimum opportunity to languish outside and take in the stunning surrounding views. Top off your relaxation with a glass of bubbly from the champagne bar for a fully hedonistic afternoon.

If your feet start itching and you feel the need to get up and move, you can boogie the night away to some of the best house beats on Shimmy Beach Club’s swanky indoor dance floor. Or, if you prefer the great outdoors, shimmy and shake beneath the stars to a variety of live music on the 1.6 metre-high hydraulic stage; it’s located on the beach.

Whether you arrive by car, boat or helicopter (there’s parking for all three), this V&A hotspot has plenty on offer for both the die-hard party animal and the laidback reveller.

For those looking to enjoy an excellent meal, laze by the pool or have an all night jol, Shimmy Beach Club is the ultimate lifestyle location.

Directions to Shimmy Beach Club at the V&A Waterfront

  • Driving towards the city centre along Nelson Mandela Boulevard, take a right onto Coen Steytler Avenue at the first set of traffic lights you reach (the CTICC will be on your left and the V&A Waterfront on your right). Keep in mind that Coen Steytler Avenue is soon to be renamed Walter Sisulu Avenue.
  • Alternatively, driving from the city centre down Buitengracht Street, take a left onto Coen Steytler Avenue at the last set of traffic lights before Nelson Mandela Boulevard (the CTICC will be on your right and the V&A Waterfront on your left).
  • Once on Coen Steytler Avenue, continue straight until you reach a traffic circle. At this circle, take the third exit. This is South Arm Road and leads to the Clock Tower Precinct.
  • At the second traffic circle, take the second exit, as though driving straight. This is still South Arm Road.
  • Drive straight, past all the docks, towards the tall Cape Town Harbour Control Tower. Take a left at the end of the road, before the tower. You will see Shimmy Beach Club right in front of you. Request to park inside the club’s property. 

Opening hours:
Shimmy Beach Restaurant: Tuesday – Sunday: Lunch: 12:30pm – 2pm; Dinner: 7pm – 9pm;
Shimmy Beach Club: 12:30pm – late.

Cover charge: R100 after 8:30pm (entrance fee does not apply to those eating at the restaurant).

South Arm Road | V&A Harbour Waterfront | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 200 7778

---

Read our overview for other things to do at the V&A Waterfront, or for a meal at water’s edge, see our guide to restaurants at the V&A Waterfront.

---

Also, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle and check out our Pinterest boards for updates. Plus, subscribe to our weekly newsletter for news on what's happening in and around Cape Town.

Cape Town Events Calendar
July 2015
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

Reach for a dream slipper dayReach for your Slippers Campaign

Help a child fight a grave illness by simply exchanging your slops and ...

AWOL City Centre Cycle TourCape Town City Cycle Tour with AWOL ...

Discover the rich history of Cape Town’s CBD in an active, engaging way with ...

Children's Magic Festival HatChildren’s Magic Festival

Prepare to be amazed at this wondrous fest featuring students and graduates ...

Moonlight Mass Night Cycle Moonlight Mass Night Cycle

King Tut in GrandWest Casino King Tutankhamun Exhibition in Cape Town

Explore the golden treasures of ancient Egypt’s famed pharaoh when this expo ...

Forex Foreign Exchange Beer Pong ObservatoryBeer Pong Night at The Foreign Exchange ...

Give this fun-filled drinking game a go every Thursday night in Observatory

Come Wine with Us Christmas in JulyWine Tasting with Come Wine with Us

Get ready to celebrate Christmas in style with this artisan evening event

Gordon's bay milkwood trail harbourGordons Bay Winter Wonderland Festival

Head to this not-so-sleepy town for warming food, wine and family friendly ...

Picture of Great White SharkGreat White Shark Diving and Breaching ...

Take a once-in-a-lifetime plunge and swim with the masters of the sea

Facial at Ways of Wellness Spa in Cape TownFacial Special at Ways of Wellness Spa ...

Save 15% on various skin treatments every Thursday at this all-natural house of ...

Linde Collection Diamond Lily Flower RingsDiamond Lily Rings at Linde Collection

An exquisite nature-inspired jewellery range for women with an edge

De Grendel Wine Farm WineWine Tasting at De Grendel in ...

Enjoy a serene sampling experience in Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs

The Star Spankled Burlesque ShowHigh Tease Presents The Star Spankled ...

Enjoy a bit of glamorous old-school teasing and titillation with this ...

Harlem Globetrotters Tour to Cape TownCancelled: The Harlem Globetrotters ...

WorldArt Gallery Street Level Exhibition Worldart Gallery: Lady Skollie ...

Ask for What You Want is a complex exploration of the nature of human sexual ...

Commune.1  Load Shedding ExhibitionLoad Shedding Group Exhibition at ...

Apparently turning out the lights is not always a bad thing as this expressive ...

Spartacus of Africa 5A Spartacus of Africa Ballet at ...

The Roman tale of a slave gladiator takes on an African twist in this ballet

HipHopFest 4Cape Town Hip-Hop Festival Auditions

Calling all hip-hop acts in the Mother City, this is your time to show off your ...

How Stories Began Children's Theatre and WorkshopHow Stories Began Kid’s Show at the ...

This English and isiXhosa musical comedy will transport your little ones to a ...

School of Rock CampSchool of Rock Winter Camp

Let your little one learn to jingle and jive while hanging out with other mini ...

Nature's Best Photography Africa ExhibitionNature’s Best Photography Africa ...

Witness the evocative beauty of the African wilderness exquisitely photographed ...

Artscape6Children’s Mini Drama Festival at the ...

Keep your kids entertained these holidays as two new children’s theatre shows ...

Art Jamming Holiday WorkshopsArtjamming Winter Holiday Programme at ...

Unleash your little one’s inner Picasso with this series of fun, educational ...

Shimmy winter menu 7New Winter Menu at Shimmy Beach Club in ...

Relish in a delicious variety of gourmet foods from one of Cape Town’s ...

The Universe Within at 6 Spin StreetThe Universe Within Art Exhibition at 6 ...

Celebrate the spirituality of the solstice with an art exhibition that strives ...

Fairview Goatshed Food and Wine Themed EveningsFairview’s Goatshed Restaurant’s ...

Get your hands dirty and make your own pizza, or taste something new at these ...

De Grendel Restaurant Food#ThrowbackThursday Restaurant Special ...

Tuck into old-school classics with a new-school twist at this Durbanville wine ...

Pool deck at the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & SpaHalf-price Sushi Special at African ...

Get 50% off this Century City restaurant’s sashimi, salmon roses and more ...

Romantic Date Night & Movie at Twelve Apostles HotelDinner and a Movie Experience at The ...

Lights, camera and a three-course meal at one of Cape Town’s favourite fine ...

Sundowners at Asoka's Happy HourCocktail & Tapas Pairings at Asoka Bar

Discover this Kloof Street haunt’s ‘trendier-than-a-hashtag’ happy hour ...

table mountain chocolate 3Table Mountain Chocolate Bar Special

Buy five of the flat-topped bars and get one FREE when you mention CapeTownMag

Kurt Schoonraad's Cape Town Comedy ClubDinner Theatre at Cape Town Comedy Club

Head to the V&A Waterfront for both laughter and delicious food at one ...

kids birthday party venue idea at waterworld strandWaterworld Strand Water Park’s Free ...

False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini ...

Oriscolls City Centre pub Cape TownAll-week, Double-whammy Happy Hour at ...

Drop kick the stress of the workweek with not one but two hours of discounted ...