Renowned Chef and restauranteur duo Darren Badenhorst and Callan Austin unveil, NOCTURNE, a ground-breaking restaurant and mixology bar experience. The acclaimed pair, also the masterminds behind the awarded establishment, DUSK, proudly present their latest venture opening in July 2023.
This innovative fusion of a restaurant and mixology bar aims to redefine the boundaries of gastronomy and mixology, setting the stage for a truly immersive dining and drinking experience like no other. NOCTURNE breaks new ground by bringing together the extraordinary talents of some of the world’s foremost mixologists, who will showcase their skills in creating unique and captivating beverages. Collaborating with the DUSK test kitchen and fermentation lab, NOCTURNE offers patrons an opportunity to savour distinctive concoctions that push the boundaries of traditional mixology. Complemented by an exceptional selection of beverages crafted by esteemed local and international producers, the establishment promises to transport guests on an extraordinary flavour journey in both food and liquid form. By linking the rich offerings of the region with the established culinary expertise of DUSK, and incorporating a one-of-a-kind mixology concept in NOCTURNE, they are taking a bold step towards unleashing the creative potential of their team.
NOCTURNE has partnered with Riedel Glassware, a distinguished company renowned for its craftsmanship in exquisite glassware since 1756. This collaboration will elevate the sensory experience at NOCTURNE as it has at DUSK. Riedel’s meticulous craftsmanship amplifies the flavours and aromas of the exceptional beverages served at the establishment. Prepare to embark on a culinary and mixology journey like no other at NOCTURNE.