Cocktails and Drinks

All you need to know about cocktails, mixology and drinks. Recipes, videos and much more.

Food24 brings all the news to the mix to provide exclusive coverage of DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS World’s Best Bartender Global Finals, 2014 more
South Africa’s best mixologist crowned
Brent Perremore crowned local World Class champ. more
Tim Philips mixes a classic Ron Zacapa rum cocktail
Learn how to make this delicious cocktail from World Class SA National Finals bartending competition judge, Tim Philips. more
Who will be SA's top barman?
SA’s bartenders will mix-off in the Diageo Reserve WORLD CLASS National Final at the Marly Hotel from 1-3 July. more
Cape Town Winner announced for World Class Final Workshop
Talented mixologist, Brent Perremore of Orphange Cocktail Emporium, is one step closer to earning the coveted accolade of World’s Best Bartender. more
Whisky tasting is reinvented with David Higgs and Johnnie Walker
Forget whisky tasting, try the world's first whisky profiler by Johnnie Walker. more
Diageo WORLD CLASS Regional Finals heating up to find SA's top bartender!
The Regional Finals continue in Durban this week to find South Africa's top bartender. more
How to make a Caipirinha cocktail
How to make a Brazilian cocktail with smashed lemons. more
Fabulous flirt
Try out the fabulous flirt, cocktail couture with style. more
Strawberry slush for adults
A fruity flavoured cocktail. more
Things you need to know about Tequila
Tequila is not a nasty drink with vile consequences anymore. It can be smooth and civilised and quite delicious. more
How to make a classic margarita
The history of this Mexican inspired drink and 2 recipes. more
Van Ryn’s 15-year-old wins title of the world’s best brandy
A Stellenbosch distillery claims Best Worldwide Brandy trophy at the International Spirits Challenge this week. more
Meet Brent Perremore
We interview SA's top mixologist. more
World's best rum now available in SA
Ron Zacapa rum is now for sale in South Africa. more
Kiwifruit Vesper cocktail
A summery cocktail with a kick! more
It's International Sherry Week 2-8 June
Make one of these delicious winter warming cocktails! more
American award for SA potstill brandy
South African brandies are performing well internationally, with a new award coming from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition for Oude Meester 18-year-old potstill brandy. more
Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Fresh Gold cocktail
The Fresh Gold will refresh and impress. more
Cucumber and kiwi fruit martini
Be cool with this fruity fresh cocktail. more
#neknominate - the viral drinking game gone wild
#neknominate is a drinking game that blows drinking responsibly right out the water. WARNING: it's hectic. more
South Africa's Top 24 cocktail bars
Make sure you visit one of SA's top 24 cocktail bars! more
Interview with Diageo World Class Reserve marketing director Walter Celli Junior
Diageo World Class Reserve marketing director talks about World Class and the future of mixology. more
Pongrácz granita
Fresh oysters topped with bubby granita. more

Find a restaurant


Inside Food24


Q & A with our Experts


Juliet is a baker from the heart and has an astounding enthusiam for all things 'cake'. She will help you with all your flops and drops.

Read more | Read all


Allée Bleue is warming up Franschhoek this winter with a pizza and pasta pop-up eatery under the guidance of consultant chef Craig Cormack. A great destination for families. more

Cape Town | Joburg | Durban | more...


Instagram: #Instafood24


We’re drinking ...

World Class Cocktails
Cocktails mixed with the finest ingredients by the best in the world.
Review a restaurant and WIN!
It’s easy... just search for the restaurant:

... and share your honest opinion. Every month, the best review wins R500!
Winning Review this Month
Clarke's "Excellent ;) Burger are cheesy and the patty is perfect, the chips are perfect too. The cheesy fries are really nice topped with home made tomato sauce and cheese. The pizza sandwich is a good option too......"

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now! - shop online today

Mellerware Vision Glass Cordless Kettle now R375

This neatly shaped glass kettle is presented with a beautiful blue light and stainless steel trimmings and offers attractive design and functionality to your kitchen area. Now R375. Buy now!

Russell Hobbs 1.5L Coffee Maker now R319

Designed with all the qualities needed to produce a cup of full-bodied coffee with rich aroma and flavour. Now R319. Buy now!

Philips Pure Essentials Collection Steamer for R767

Easily prepare flavoursome and fresh healthy meals with this multi-tiered food steamer! Now R767. Buy now!

Mellerware Biltong King Food Dehydrator now R299

The Mellerware's Biltong Maker is exactly what you need to produce fresh and tasty dried fruit and biltong. Now R299! Buy now!

40% off appliances & homeware

Get mind blowing deals on top selling appliances and homeware. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.