Bar Alto234

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Looking to elevate your night-out experience? Africa’s highest bar is open!

South Africa is now the home of Africa’s highest urban bar, Alto234. The bar is situated in Sandton and 57 floors above the Leonardo Hotel. Take a look…

Bar Alto234

Image via Instagram: @Alto234bar

South Africa has just become the home of the highest restaurant/bar and it’s amazing. The Alto234 is 234 metres off the ground and boasts an amazing 360-degree view of Johannesburg giving diners the feel of dining in the clouds. After sharing snaps on their social media, many South Africans voiced their excitement about going to visit.

Drinking and dining in the sky: SA’s highest urban bar is now open

Located 254 meters above the ground and 57 floors high is Alto234, Africa’s highest urban bar. Alto234 is at the Leonardo Hotel in the heart of the Sandton and was recently opened to the public who couldn’t be more excited and here’s why…

The bar features a 360-degree view of Johannesburg including the Magaliesberg mountain range, the Voortrekker Monument, the home of Nelson Mandela, and even the planes taking off at OR Tambo International Airport.

And if you’re a champagne connoisseur, they have you covered with a Moët from a vending machine filled with 200ml bottles of the luxury beverage.

The breathtaking place can seat around 100 people and boasts 7 different seating areas although they will only be taking 50 people at a time to keep up with Covid-19 regulations.

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According to Business Insider, guests will be treated to large lounge suite spaces, dining areas, and lookout points. There are also three gas firepits to warm the lounge areas on cooler days.

South Africans can’t wait for a chance to visit

Alto234 joined social media before their grand opening on 4 September this year and received a warm welcome from locals who couldn’t help but express their excitement in the comment section:

iamgennabeab said:

“@maximenll @thearianefrydman Dezemba couldn’t come any sooner for our sibling reunion here 😍”

lungstaliz said:

“I shall be there looking pretty with my friend @onnetse sipping on the special Mini Moët”

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