CapeTownMagazine.com

Reset on Loop Street Marks the Start of a New Era

Unwrapping Cape Town with you.
Also engage with our other channels
to find something you don't want to miss.
 
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com
capetownmag

Reset on Loop Street Marks the Start of a New Era

Everyone’s a VIP at this lavish new night spot in the city

 

When one of the Mother City’s favourite nightclubs, ERA, announced its closure, Capetonians were mournful. However, as of Saturday, 20 September 2017, a new spot arrived in its place and has been making waves on the local nightlife scene. Its owner did not want to see ERA put away in a box and forgotten. So enter Reset, a place that promises the flavour of ERA, with an amplified service and music experience. Three weeks into being open, the club has already been enjoying success, with guests swarming in every Friday and Saturday night.

Reset grabbed the public’s interest with its controversial marketing campaign, where it advertised itself under a fake name, Blow. The campaign went viral and got everyone talking before the club revealed its real name, Reset. All publicity is clearly good publicity, because the night it opened its doors, the joint was heaving.

From the get-go, Reset has proved itself an establishment that goes all out. This includes a dancer's cage and extensive lighting, and the Lamborghini printed with Reset’s logo that parks outside on club nights. And let’s not forget the DJ acts; Reset’s opening night featured international DJ COYU, setting a precedent of excellence.

The club’s upper floor, the Groove Bar, is clean-cut with wooden finishes and geometric patterns for a modish look. Downstairs is the underground Techno Tunnel, and one can imagine the anticipation a patron would feel on entering it through the submarine portal door. LED lights around the ceiling and walls travel through the ‘tunnel’, guiding your eyes towards the DJ booth. The seating areas include leather couches and quirky stools, illuminated by muted LED lighting. There’s a cloakroom, and VIP seating areas by the DJ booth.

Not a lot about the interior has changed since the ERA days, besides the upper floor’s eccentric bathroom, some lighting features and the DJ equipment. As the owner says, ‘Why change something that’s perfect?’. His favourite feature of the club is the sound system, which is so clear and crisp that conversation is still possible when high-volume music is playing.

While ERA played strictly techno, Reset appeals to a much wider audience by featuring more music genres. The two floors will feature different sounds, with one floor playing hip-hop, for example, and the other pumping techno. The nightclub plans to keep featuring international Djs, as well as local up-and-coming acts who are lesser known. Top service is a big focus here, and the folks at Reset want to ensure that patrons feel safe and welcomed from the moment they arrive to when they leave. All in all, Reset is an inclusive locale that hopes everyone will give it a visit “at least once!”.

Note: Reset has big event plans in store; keep an eye on its Facebook page and stay in the loop. December is already promising a mega night featuring DJ Olga Ryazanova, who was the official Playboy DJ of 2015.

Tip: Call in and tell the lovely people at Reset that you’d like to try it out for a night. You’ll be put on the guestlist for the next event, meaning free entry.

The Bill: The lowest price that you can expect to pay for an alcoholic beverage here is around R50. Only high quality liquors are stocked, with the most inexpensive vodka being Absolut. However, while the prices aren’t Bob’s-Bar-on-Long cheap, they’re also reasonable for an unquestionably upper-class nightclub. If you want to reserve a VIP or VVIP area for your group, you can expect to pay between R3 500 and R10 000. Along with five-star service, this price also ensures VIPs a hefty bar tab for the whole night.

Opening Times: Friday and Saturday: 10pm - late.

71 Loop Street | Cape Town City Centre | +27 (0)21 422 0202

---

Words by Emily Moir

ABOUT #CapeTownMagNew:

#CapeTownMagNew is a long-standing project that is dedicated to discovering exciting new places in and around our pretty city.  We tell their stories, find out what they offer, and delve into what makes them unique. From cafés and restaurants to trampoline parks and dog hotels, there is always one new place in the city that we uncover each week. You can follow #CapeTownMagNew on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter to track recent features or read more here about more Hot Spots and New Restaurants in Cape Town and Surrounds.

DISCOVER OTHER EXCITING NEW SPOTS IN THE CITY:

Lou Lou's Bar and Restaurant

Roast & Co. Rotisserie Chicken Restaurant & Bar


---

STAY TUNED AND SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER FOR MORE INFORMATION

---

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of happenings in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and if you have a smartphone, add m.capetownmagazine.com to your home screen for quick access on the go!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle, connect with us on LinkedIn, check out our photos on Instagram and follow our Pinterest boards for updates on what’s happening in and around the Mother City

Cape Town Events Calendar
July 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 31

sounding_the_voidDiscover the Art of Listening At A ...

A free audio exhibition exploring fantasy islands, suits that give you a different ...

barons_poster15 Reasons To Service Your Car On A ...

CapeTownMagazine.com and Barons Cape Town VW are making Saturday morning the best day for ...

Soetes and Soup - 1Winter-Style Wine Pairings

Wineries in the Breedekloof Valley are pairing their wares with a winter winner

WinterfestExtreme Beers And One Helluva Party

High-alcohol natural brews in floral Belgian, caramel raisin English and ...

the_hotel-plays_hotel_barA Tennessee Williams Classic at a Hotel ...

The Vineyard Hotel brings back The Hotel Plays series with an American masterpiece

Basic Photography WorkshopBoost Your Instagram Skills

Learn basic photography skills at a venue with lots of photo opportunities

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

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

kiff_kombi_gin_tourIt’s Cape Town's Most Spirited Road ...

All aboard, gin lovers. You’re about to discover Cape Town’s hidden gin gems

sundoo2019_10Lamb Curry to Duck Briyani and Bunny ...

Sundoo’s South-Indian-inspired tapas are ideal for that lazy lunch that turns into ...

grub_vine_8What Happens at Brunch Club at Grub & ...

Chef Matt Manning serves a two-, three- or five-course brunch

ghost_walksWalk With Ghosts In A Haunted Village ...

Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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

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

tigger_2_royaleOn Bended Knee, Out At Sea, Aboard The ...

Turn the Tigger 2 Royale catamaran into your personal Love Boat, with their special ...

Teen Photography Boot CampTake Your Shot: Photography Boot Camp ...

The course includes live demo training, camera equipment to hire plus an official ...

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery ...

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Knife 6A Meal and Sparkling Wine on the House ...

Knife will treat you to a free meal on any Saturday that falls in the month of your ...

Camissa Tour 5 2015Get A Unique Sunday Gospel Experience ...

Embark on a spiritual Sunday journey through one of the Mother City’s most soulful ...

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownSave on your kids’ birthday party ...

Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

trail_and_yogaRevive your fitness at this winter ...

Find zen and learn about nutritious food to help you keep your body in top shape

mompreneursLearn How To Use Facebook To Make Money

Learn how social media can take your business to the next level (with breakfast and ...

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

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