Frequently Asked Questions


What is Babylon Bar?

Babylon is a leading LGBTQ+ venue in Illovo, Sandton, known for its inclusive and welcoming environment, chic design, and vibrant nightlife.

Where is Babylon Bar located?

Babylon Bar is located at 198 Oxford Road, Illovo, Sandton, 2196.

What type of music is played at Babylon Bar?

The bar features a mix of commercial and pop music, designed to create an unforgettable experience for all guests.

What can I expect in terms of the venue’s design and atmosphere?

Babylon boasts a chic yet playful ambiance with massive bars, luxurious VIP booths, and flat-screen TVs displaying provocative and engaging imagery.

Is Babylon Bar only for the LGBTQ+ community?

While Babylon is a home for the LGBTQ+ community, it is inclusive and open to everyone, regardless of identity.

What type of events and entertainment does Babylon Bar offer?

Guests can enjoy drink specials, live entertainment, and performances by world-class international drag performers.

How can I book a VIP booth at Babylon Bar?

For VIP booth bookings, visit the ‘VIP Booths’ section on the website or contact the bar directly.

What is the age requirement for entry to Babylon Bar?

The age requirement for entry is typically 18+, but it’s best to confirm any specific events or restrictions directly with the bar.

How can I contact Babylon Bar for more information?

You can contact Babylon Bar at 079 099 3491 or through the contact form on their website.

Does Babylon Bar have a dress code?

While there is no strict dress code, guests are encouraged to dress stylishly and comfortably for a night out.

Are there any job opportunities at Babylon Bar?

Babylon Bar occasionally has job openings for bartenders and GOGO Boys. Check their website or social media for the latest opportunities.

Can I host a private event at Babylon Bar?

Yes, Babylon Bar can accommodate private events. Contact them directly to discuss your requirements and make arrangements.

What safety measures are in place at Babylon Bar?

Babylon Bar adheres to all necessary safety and health regulations to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all guests.

Does Babylon Bar have a social media presence?

Yes, Babylon Bar is active on Instagram where you can follow them for updates, photos, and event announcements.

What are the operating hours of Babylon Bar?

The operating hours can vary, so it’s best to check their website or contact them directly for the most current information.

Is there parking available at Babylon Bar?

Information about parking availability is not specified on the website, so it’s recommended to inquire directly with the bar.

What payment methods are accepted at Babylon Bar?

Babylon Bar typically accepts various forms of payment, including credit and debit cards. Confirm specific details with the bar if needed.

How can I stay updated on upcoming events at Babylon Bar?

Follow Babylon Bar on social media and regularly check their website for the latest news and event announcements.

Does Babylon Bar offer any special promotions or deals?

The bar often has drink specials and other promotions. Keep an eye on their website and social media for current offers.

What is the best way to experience Babylon Bar for the first time?

To get the full Babylon experience, visit on a night with live entertainment, enjoy the music, and consider booking a VIP booth for a more exclusive experience.

How much is the entrance?

Entrance is free before 10PM and R150 thereafter

What are your operating times?

Babylon is open 8PM to 10PM Friday and Saturday

I lost my phone/wallet/personal belonging

Please get in contact with us on 079 099 3491 and we would be happy to assist you find your belongings

I have a complaint

We’re sorry to hear that you had a bad experience… Please get in contact with us on 079 099 3491 and we would be happy to resolve any issues that you may have


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