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FIRST LOOK: ALTO234 IN SANDTON – AFRICA’S HIGHEST URBAN BAR

Opening this weekend, Alto234 at The Leonardo in Sandton promises guests a view unlike any other in Africa, combined with world-class drinks, bar tapas, and service.

 

  • Situated at over 1’734 meters above sea level, Alto234 is situated on the 57th floor of The Leonardo.
  • It can safely claim the title of Africa’s highest urban bar, boasting 360-degree views of Sandton and Johannesburg.
  • The space is able to accommodate up to 100 patrons – 50 under COVID-19 regulations.
  • Visit www.sandtontimes.co.za for more stories.

 

The Sandton Times asked the question, COULD ALTO234 BE THE WORLD’S HIGHEST URBAN OPEN-AIR BAR? and ahead of the official opening, managed to take a look around Sandton’s hottest new attraction.

 

The Sandton Times can reveal these photos of what you can expect at Alto234 on the rooftop of The Leonardo in Sandton:

 

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The doors to Africa’s highest urban bar will open to the public this weekend, boasting 360-degree views over Johannesburg. Image: The Sandton Times

As leaders in hospitality, we are on a constant quest to find great lifestyle and entertainment spaces. The rooftop of the tallest building in South Africa is so exceptional that it had to be shared with all.

// COO of Legacy Hotels & Resorts, Robert Hodson

 

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Moët & Chandon is the bar’s preferred champagne supplier. Image: The Sandton Times

There’s something dazzling about the combination of perfectly chilled champagne and panoramic city views stretching to the horizon. So, the partnership between Alto234 and Moët & Chandon was a natural one – after all, could there be a more perfect match than Africa’s highest bar and the world’s most loved champagne?

// Portfolio Manager at RGBC, Patrick Leslie

 

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Alto234 features a limited edition Moët Mini-Matic, that dispenses Moët & Chandon Piccolo bottles (200ml) with a golden sipper using Moët & Chandon tokens. Image: The Sandton Times

For those feeling peckish, a luxury tapas menu will be available with a bespoke range of snacks, many of which have been paired with the bar menu.

 

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The bar features two Unisex bathrooms – could this be the highest bathroom break in Africa? Image: The Sandton Times

Access to Alto234 is R300 per person, and guests can choose from four different unique times of the day:

  • High Noon Experience: Spectacular views of Johannesburg just at the right time of day where the African sun warms the earth.
  • Afternoon Experience: Sip on your favourite premium beverage perfectly paired with a selection of light bar tapas.
  • Sunset Experience: The perfect time to view the African sunset from an angle never-seen-before!
  • Night Lights Experience: An unforgettable view of the city lights at night is the ultimate experience.

 

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The venue features fire pits with seating areas on either side of the building providing incredible views. Image: The Sandton Times

With a variety of experiences on offer at different times of the day, you can book and view the Johannesburg horizon at a time best suited to you at www.alto234.co.za or email altoinfo@alto234.co.za

 

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Sandton Times Correspondent

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