Cartel House

New Place: How to Get Into the Exclusive Founders' Lounge ...

Bespoke, ultra-luxe co-working spaces
and serviced offices.
 
+27 (0)21 824 1781
Cartel House | 113 Loop Street | Cape Town
CartelHouse.com
innercity@ideascartel.com
IdeasCartel
Ideas Cartel
CartelHouseCT

New Place: How to Get Into the Exclusive Founders' Lounge With The Award-Winning Andrew Copsey

What’s behind the secret door on Loop?

You might have noticed the stairs with the secret door and a “members only” sign at 113 Loop Street. You may have heard rumours about an exclusive place where founders, freethinkers and creative entrepreneurs come to relax or brainstorm the next big idea over a game of poker and world-class cocktails.

And you might have heard right. Located on the mezzanine area of bespoke co-working space Cartel House, the Founders' Lounge is a 24-hour space where it’s about who you know. Here’s what’s behind the door and how to get in.

Previously a boutique tailor, the Founders' Lounge kept the original wardrobe cabinets and modified them into a bar space, maintaining Cartel House’s old-meets-new aesthetic. With comfortable armchairs and sofas, the Founders' Lounge is perfect for meetings and work chats during the day and drinks and conversations later on.

With internationally recognised mixologist Andrew Copsey at the helm, the Founders' Lounge opens on 28 March 2019 from 4pm for the public to come try his inventions.

MASTER OF MIXOLOGY
Hailing from London, internationally recognised mixologist and bar consultant, Andrew Copsey has won numerous global cocktail competitions for brands such as Patron Tequila, Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Remy Martin and Woodford Reserve, as well as a few industry awards.

And, after spending the last eight years travelling the world – from London’s The Playboy Club to luxury yachts and private jets in the Carribean – running bars in resorts and restaurants from Europe to New York, he fell in love with Cape Town. And now he’ll spend his days creating artisan-made cordials and infusions, marrying cutting-edge techniques with incredible flavours at the Founders' Lounge.

EVERY DRINK IS PRICED THE SAME
Here’s something unique: All drinks at the Founders' Lounge cost R75 – whether it’s a glass of truly exceptional wine, a life-changing cocktail or a large craft beer. A rotating option of bar snacks is also available at R75. The Bandito cocktail will change your life with chili-infused tequila, pink grapefruit shrub, lime, smoked ginger, agave and soda, or be a local with the Cartel House Punch (house rum blend, maple bourbon, peach, orange, mint, Assam tea, spices).

You can use the beautiful custom-made table for coffee and contracts during the day, and cocktails and cards in the evening. The table sits eight players, and you can book it for light-hearted games. 

HOW TO GET INTO THE FOUNDERS' LOUNGE
“It’s a space for founders, funders and freethinkers with a creative and entrepreneurial mindset,” says Schuyler Vorster, founder of Cartel House and Cape Town co-working group Inner City | Ideas Cartel. Although it’s for Cartel House members only, you can gain access to the Founders' Lounge on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays – if you’re accompanied by a member or if you're not a member, you can book online.

Apparently, we can expect a lot more exciting additions in the next few months – more bars, restaurants, hotel rooms and pools. So you might even want to consider looking into getting Founders' Lounge access with a full Cartel House membership.

FOUNDERS' LOUNGE
Cartel House, 113 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre
Hours: Cartel House Members: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Public: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4pm–Midnight if accompanied by a member or upon booking.
Contact: info@cartelhouse.com, +27(0)21 824 1781, www.cartelhouse.online/founders-lounge-bar

---

Discover more opportunities and benefits of becoming a member at Cartel House and find out about other co-working spaces.

Get your drink on at any of these great bars in Cape Town or check out our selection of rooftop bars and get excited about these cocktails in Cape Town.

ABOUT #CapeTownMagNew:
#CapeTownMagNew discovers exciting new places in and around Cape Town and the Western Cape. We celebrate entrepreneurship and we tell their unique stories.

Follow #CapeTownMagNew on Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates or read more here about new places in Cape Town.

---

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, ‘burbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and get quick access on the go by adding us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramPinterest for updates.

Cape Town Events Calendar
June 2019
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

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Now On At The ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

cape_towns_most_wantedDid You Say Popping, Locking, Pantsula ...

Cape Town shows off its street cred, creativity and originality in a dance extravaganza

teambuildingTeambuilding Activities You’ll ...

14 teambuilding activities and why they work

fpl_5Get Moving in Functional Training Class

Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

ac_marriott_musicHappy Hour and Live Music Every ...

Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

conrad_hicksStudio Tours Of The Artist’s Forge To ...

View for free: A new collection of hand-forged metal furniture and sculpture rippling ...

aroundaboutnew1Get a Free Stay in Scarborough With ...

Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

sundoo2019_4South-Indian Tapas and Thalis For a ...

Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

the41_music3Romantic Beach Vibe and Live Music At ...

Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

OX Seals 04Smile: You Get 10% Off Seal Snorkelling ...

Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

sgtpepper152-for-1 Burger or Pizza Deal At Sgt ...

A reason to eat out: Get a free pizza on Tuesdays and a free burger on Thursdays at this ...

cartelcafe6Lunch Sorted: A Midweek Buffet At The ...

Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

coco_safar_lunchOn The House: Try A Rooibos Cold Brew ...

Satisfy your cravings for South African flavours such as bobotie or hit the spot with ...

Barrs7Common Summer Ailments And Their ...

What most people ask about sunscreen, hay fever, runny tummy, malaria meds and ...

Rotterdam_KwetuSafariPicnic2Farm Stay Special: Free Sunset Safari ...

Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

Roast and Co Daily: Two Hours of 2-For-1 Specials at ...

Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

house of h2 For 1 New Corona Cocktails on the ...

All-new whiskey-Corona mixes, Corona mojitos for after-work drinks during two-hour ...

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

Jack Black 12Alternating Jazz and Quiz Nights at ...

Live tunes or pub quiz? Take your pick of Thursdays at the brewery taproom in Diep River

African RelishGet Hands-On With Local Fresh Produce ...

Leave it up to African Relish to create the perfect food-centred weekend getaway

Waterworld Strand Waterpark Cape TownFree Putt-Putt Special at Waterworld ...

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

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.