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Another nonchalantly cool hangout on the Augusta strip, Tapas is a two-storey bar that looks like an upmarket squat from 1970s Amsterdam. The ground-floor bar is small, but a long mirror behind the bar doubles up as a space-amplifier and menu, with prices written on it in white ink. DJs and live bands pack out the dark dancefloor upstairs with a healthy mix of ages and musical styles, from dub and R&B to hip hop and jazz. Lines can reach round the corner, so be sure to arrive early.