bar hire companies

Explore some of the best bar and staff hire companies in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is our selection of the top wedding bar and staff hire companies, recommended by wedding professionals and real couples. Click on the Request Quotes button below to request a quote from all listed here, or contact them individually.


happy apron

Happy Apron is a dynamic, fast-growing event staffing agency based in the Western Cape, specializing in supplying high-calibre, personable staff for weddings, private parties and corporate events.

If you’re planning high-profile private parties, charitable events, or an off-the-charts weddings, look no further than Happy Apron. Our team specializes in bringing an element of class to the most elegant of events. Happy Apron would be happy (pun intended) to help, whether you are hosting a 5-course event or an intimate, casual dinner party.  Our staff will tend to your guests’ needs to ensure a relaxed, enjoyable event. Our bartenders are experienced and ready to impress your guests with knowledge, charm and delicious beverages.

I have used Happy Apron for over a year now for waiters and bartenders and their staff is always professional and go the extra mile to be of service. They are definitely a company I can count on to always provide top class service! – Stellenrust Wine Estate

Sauceyevents was established in 2017 by Enjema Rosemary, under the Saucey brand with the aim to provide premium staffing services tailored to the needs and expectations of our clients. Driven by our passion for service and excellence, Sauceyevents primary mission is to add value and bring a flair of sophistication through the services and products we provide. Our professional team will ensure that your event will be an unforgettable experience while complying with the rules and regulations of the industry.

Currently, we are based in Cape Town, South Africa and provide services throughout the Western Cape. From the vast Winelands of Stellenbosch to the scenic and mountains of Hout Bay. Our goal is to meet and satisfy the desires of our clients and exceed their expectations at every event.

At Saucey we believe that service delivery is an art form, and through Sauceyevents we offer hospitality experiences that are designed and curated to reflect our values and the vision and individuality of our clients. We listen, we serve, and we create a service that elevates your event, making it a memorable occasion. Click here to see more.

The Saucey team is full of super stars and absolute pros. Always leaving a mark at every event with their outstanding services and attention to detail. – Michele Koopman from Gourmet-style-kitchen

At Nomad we pride ourselves on being a premier Bar and Event staff service provider with high energy and an exceptional eye for detail. We are deeply rooted in the events industry and passionate about bringing people together and breathing life into ideas. 

We operate open- and cash bars that entail an all-encompassing service by taking care of the staff, ice, glassware, liquor and stock order, transport, garnish, bar décor and printing of custom bar menus. Our cash bars are also equipped with Wi-fi, and dual sim credit card machines and point-of-sale systems so that your guests may run tabs.  Our skilled service staff range from scullers, porters and waitrons to supervisors and on-the-day coordinators. To ensure excellent, seamless service, all our staff are accompanied by a supervisor so that you, the bride, coordinator or planner, only have to communicate with one responsible person who will see to it that the given tasks are expedited efficiently. 

Conveniently based in Cape Town, but being Nomadic at heart, we are geared to eagerly rack up the kilometers to your dream wedding at a blank canvas venue hours away.  All our staff are hand-picked by our management team with the minimum criteria of being hard-working, eager to wow and exceptionally enthusiastic; this is our mantra that we take to heart, and all our staff share this with us. 

Our team members go through vigorous in-service training at other luxury events and weddings in and around the Cape to understand how they may apply the theory they have learned.  Numerous styles of bar counters and selected décor items are available for hire.

Gandré and the Nomad team are an absolute pleasure to work with! They go out of their way to be friendly, helpful accomodating and to exceed expectations from a service level at your event. I now would not use another bar services company other than Nomad. I cannot recommend their services highly enough. – Nancy Rush Hoepner (Planner – Heartistry)

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Our tips: Book your bar and service staff

Most couples planning a wedding often have this one vital question from guests: “Will it be an open bar?” Now while everyone enjoys a good lively celebration, bar options are again down to your preference as a couple and the formality of your wedding.

Some venues may offer a full bar service and waitering staff as part of their wedding package. This really simplifies your planning process as they will ensure everything pertaining to the bar and service are in place according to your needs. If your chosen venue does not have that in place you will need to select an external bar and staff hire company.

Information your bar and staff hire company will need to compile an accurate quote:

• Wedding date and venue
• Size of your wedding – how many guests are attending
• Start and end time and perhaps a rough timeline of the day (all other details can be discussed and confirmed closer to the date)
• Does the venue have a bar structure or should it be hired in? If so, for how many areas?
• Is it a cocktail event or a sit-down dinner?
• Do you need staff to assist with set-up and strike too?
• Any other requests you may have

Considering the many options from cocktail lounges to wine options, to mixologists – and many more, you can really have fun with these choices. There are also plenty of arrangements you might not be aware of so communication between the venue and suppliers is critical to have your day go off problem-free, with everything that is needed on hand.