#Explore: Zwipi Underground Bar


In the heart of CBD lies a mysterious place, is it real or imaginary? If you’re looking for something a little out of this world, then this is just the spot. Zwipi Underground Bar has some amazing events taking place, so make sure you catch at least one of them. 

Zwipi Underground Bar

Where To Eat

There is no shortage of fun around this right here area. Zwipi is said to be the first phase of Thunder Walker’s projects at Somerset House on Gandhi Square and it’s a must to explore and post on the ‘gram. The one-of-a-kind space is perfect for hosting private events or special dates and is often being used by JoburgPlaces to host some epic parties. It has a romantic private setting and the atmosphere is very chilled, exuding a unique ambience. So, as the cool kids would say, issa vibe!

Zwipi Underground Bar

What To Do

Chill, eat, drink… Just have fun! If you feel like unwinding and surprising your friends with something they are not used to, this is the perfect way to impress them with something out of the ordinary. You need to give the CBD a chance to make you fall in love with its not-so spoken-about beauty. If you look hard enough you will find that the CBD has so much to offer. I mean, look at the Zwipi Underground Bar! They normally entertain you with an amazing music lineup and share with you the history of the area.

Events To Look Forward To

They have a bunch of events lined up for you. Here’s what to look forward to:

Money, Banks & Vaults tour

Date: Saturday, 13 October 2018 at 10:00 – 15:00.

The Money, Banks & Vaults Tour covers the historic financial district of the inner-city around Marshalltown. Many of the most historic buildings in this part of town are in fact erstwhile bank buildings. Money, banks and vaults were at the centre of the city’s gold-rush inception and rapid development. Get to experience these remarkable spaces and learn their fascinating stories. See, there’s more to this magical space. Bookings cost R495 per person, to make a booking contact Gerald Garner via email at gerald@joburgplaces.com or call here 082 894 5216. Or click here!

Joburg Wine Club Gets Creative In Gandhi Square

Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018 at 18:00 – 22:00.

Wine, wine and more wine. If you’re a fan, come on over, darling! It’s going to be a harvest feast, good beats till late and the #OddBinsArtistCollab exhibition. The four artists are Karabo Poppy, Musonda Kabwe, Lauren Fowler and Rose Chaston. You will have the opportunity to meet some of them and view their work. So, let’s do this! Tickets are R300 per person, get yours here!

MozamJozi Gandhi Square

Date: Sunday, 28 October 2018 at 12:00 – 22:00.

JoburgPlaces has staged many legendary MozamJozi beach picnics in the city. On Sunday 28 October, MozamJozi returns to the city, but this time on Gandhi Square – right in front of the Thunder Walker with its Zwipi Underground Bar. Enjoy a Sunday chill session in the sun on Gandhi Square from 12noon into the evening. Spend a leisurely day enjoying casual ‘beach foods’, delectable drinks and DJ music right in the heart of the city. Tickets start from R60 – R1 350 per person, get yours here!

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