The Cape Town Comedy Club

Normal price: R120 | What you get: Single entry

The Cape Town Comedy Club is the Mother City’s only dedicated stand-up comedy venue and is rated among the best in the world.


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Highlights

  • Cape Town Comedy Club hosts fantastic line-ups of top South African entertainers
  • Standout menu items like the chilli poppers and burgers, particularly “jou ma se burger”
  • Get in just before 19:00 to take advantage of the happy hour drinks special from 18:00-19:00

Description

Cape Town Comedy Club is open five nights a week, and daily during the festive season, it brings fresh laughs with a different show premiering each week.

Located at the historical landmark, the Pumphouse at the V&A Waterfront, this club hosts the best the comedy the world has to offer, with both local and internationally iconic comedians gracing its stage. In addition to world class entertainment, guests also enjoy great food, drinks and laughter.

History

Formerly called the Jou Ma Se Comedy Club, this club was founded by well-known comedian Kurt Schoonraad. Since its inception in 2005, the club has taken up residence in a number of quirky Cape Town locations from Woodstock to Observatory.

The comedy and dining experience combo eventually made a permanent home of the historic Pumphouse in the heart of the V&A Waterfront in 2013. With the success that followed the move to the new location, came the fitting new name, Cape Town Comedy Club. Its a name that extends beyond a local audience, attracting foreigners and tourists from all over.

Advice for visitors

The comedians are not censored, and some material may not be appropriate for sensitive audiences, hence no under 18’s allowed. That being said, it is a fun evening all around even if you’re not a local. But maybe brush up on some South African politics so you don’t find yourself missing out on the punchlines!

Evenings here are very popular, so make a reservation early to ensure you get a table. It’s also a good idea to arrive hungry! If you eat beforehand you will find yourself sitting at the table salivating over your neighbour’s plate of food.

Did you know

The venue for the Cape Town Comedy Club has been around since 1882. It was previously used to pump water from the Robinson Dry Dock (the world’s oldest dock in operation). It was the first place in Cape Town to have electricity.

 

 

 

15 January – 30 November: Wednesdays to Sunday

1 December to mid-January: Daily

Dinner from 18:00, Show starts 20:30

Closed: Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Telephone: +27 (0)21 418 8880 / +27 (79) 495 3989

Booking required – Line-ups are subject to change

Website: www.capetowncomedy.com

 

Cape Town Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, 6 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

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