New Company Launch – Urban Bar South Africa

Urban Bar team up with Copper Monkey in South Africa to Launch Urban Bar South Africa
New Urban Bar website for South Africa

Urban Bar have partnered with South Africa’s leading bar equipment supplier and bar consultancy, Copper Monkey, to launch new company, Urban Bar SA.

2 launch parties were held in November, the first in Johannesburg, and the second in the new Urban Bar show room in Cape Town.

Urban Bar launch party in Cape Town in the new showroom

Copper Monkey had been a distributor of Urban Bar products, supplying our premium bar tools to the bar industry in South Africa. With this new partnership, the full range of Urban Bar products, including both barware and glassware, is now available to the hospitality industry in South Africa.

Making cocktails at the Urban Bar SA launch party

Launch party guests were invited to discover the full range of Urban Bar products, and meet the new South Africa team members.

Urban Bar SA director, George Hunter, introduced existing Copper Monkey customers, and new customers, to the Urban Bar brand, and spoke of the exciting new opportunities this brings to the South African drinks and hospitality industry.

Urban Bar gift bags at the Urban Bar launch party in Johannesburg

Copper Monkey

With dedicated warehousing, and a broader range of items, Urban Bar SA builds on the impact Copper Monkey has made on the South African bar scene since its inception in 2017.

George Hunter has cemented his name as a leading bar consultant and mixologist working out of South Africa. Under the Copper Monkey moniker, Hunter offers full bar consultancy, including bartender training and menu design.

Combining this world-class knowledge with an immediate supply of world-class Urban Bar equipment makes Urban Bar South Africa the primary destination for your hospitality needs.

Bespoke Glassware and Barware in South Africa

Urban Bar first made its name within the branding and POS sector, working with the world’s largest spirit brands to design and produce new and unique glassware to complement the respective brand’s image.

This premium bespoke design service is now more accessible to South African brands, with domestic SA warehousing available for large scale branding requirements.

Urban Bar products on a bar top at the Urban Bar launch party in Johannesburg
Urban Bar products on a bar top at the Urban Bar launch party in Johannesburg

Urban Bar Worldwide

This new Urban Bar company comes after the recent launch of another new Urban Bar website and fulfilment opportunity in the far east. Urban Bar Singapore launched in August 2019 in partnership with giants of the far east drinks industry, Proof & Company, to give a dedicated supply of our premium glassware and barware to the Asian market.

In 2019, Urban Bar rekindled their relationship with The World’s 50 Best Bars, and Asia’s 50 Best Bars to produce an engraved Calabrese Cocktail Shaker for presentation to each winner at the awards ceremonies in London and Singapore, respectively.

These new global ventures, alongside Urban Bar’s large European customer base, ensures the worldwide hospitality industry has access to the world’s best drink making and serving equipment.

To answer all your queries about glassware and barware supply and our branding services, contact us today on +44 (0) 1763 500 131