Visitors to Emperors Palace can now enjoy sundowners with panoramic views of the city while watching airplanes take off and land at the new and exclusive Olympus Sky Bar located at the Peermont Metcourt hotel. Dubbed one of Joburg’s freshest rooftop venues, it’s the perfect setting for those looking to relax and unwind.
About the venue
For those looking for a modern and sophisticated location to host private functions, the Olympus Sky Bar venue can accommodate up to 120 guests, making it an ideal destination for everything from birthday parties and corporate launches, to year-end functions and everything in between. Venue hire rates include exclusive use of the rooftop venue as well as access to Emperors Palace’s food and beverage services, complete with hostesses, bartenders and cocktail staff included in the package. Entertainment, including DJ’s, music artists and bands, can be arranged for group bookings, functions and events at an additional fee.
The venue can be accessed by taking the lift up to the rooftop, a short walking distance from the Peermont Metcourt hotel foyer. An entry fee of R150 applies (excluding functions), which includes an opening special drinks voucher to the value of R50. Controlled venue access means guests enjoy a premium experience, complete with designer drinks, a night of lounging around on comfy couches, soaking up incredible views, and enjoying great entertainment provided by DJs on the decks or live music. If the weather turns, there are covered areas and umbrellas that will provide shade from the elements.
Dining and F&B
On standard operating days, the Olympus Sky Bar offers an indulgent tapas-style menu that includes a fabulous selection of grilled satay skewers, meze boards and other light meals, while private function clients and groups can choose from a selection of set menus to perfectly complement their event. A fully licenced bar is stocked with premium spirits, wines and the finest local and imported beers along with expert mixologists to whip up a wide range of delicious cocktails.
The Olympus Sky Bar is open to the public from Fridays to Sundays, a day prior to a public holiday and on public holidays. The venue will also be available for events and functions bookings on certain weekdays. Guests can easily turn their visit into an overnight stay at the contemporary three-star Peermont Metcourt hotel, by taking advantage of an array of affordable accommodation packages.