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Easter Monday
Annual Events

Egg-ceptional Things to Do over the Easter Weekend in Cape Town

Your guide to all the biggest and most delicious Easter holiday events in the Mother City

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Hermanus-Whale-Festival
Annual Events

August Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Banish the last of the winter blues with this month’s host of hot and happening things to do!

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Marcel's Frozen Yogurt Wrapped Bar Turkish Delight
Shopping

Factory Shops in Cape Town

Bargain outlets that won’t break the bank

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Shopping

Christmas Gift Ideas in Cape Town

Some quirky and cool festive season present suggestions for men, women and kids

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Sport

Canoeing and Kayaking in Cape Town

Oceans, rivers and lagoons from the perspective of a two person vessel

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Cafe du Cap
Arts & Culture

Café du Cap on Loop Street

Café du Cap brings a taste of France to Loop Street

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In The Zone
Arts & Culture

In The Zone creative space in Plumstead

Get your creative juices flowing at this fun, family-friendly art studio!

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Ukuma Active Wear
Sport

Best Yoga Studios in Cape Town

Get your downward dog on with this comprehensive list of Cape Town’s best yoga studios.

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surfing
Sport

Best Surf Spots in and Around Cape Town

Your guide to the best places to catch a wave in and around Cape Town 

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Craft Burger Bar
Music

Craft Burger Bar in Heritage Square

Craft beer and craft burgers go hand-in-hand at this new burger joint in Cape Town’s CBD

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Melissa's The Food Shop
Music

Melissa's The Food Shop Presents Mantra Cafe

Be prepared to be treated to sea views and scrumptious food at this new restaurant

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Malva pudding
Recipes

Sweet, South African Malva Pudding

Traditional South African Malva Pudding, served warm with custard or ice-cream, or both

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Melissa's The Food Shop
Arts & Culture

Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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Librisa Spa | Mount Nelson Hotel
Weddings

Top Beauty Salons and Day Spas in Cape Town

Our pick of top health spas and houses of beauty in the Mother City

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Galleries

First Thursdays Cape Town

Take to the streets and discover the Mother City’s art spaces by night

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Art Lessons
Arts & Culture

Art classes in Cape Town

Channel your inner creative with our pick of the best art classes and studios in the Mother City

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Shopping

Ho Ho How to Celebrate Christmas in July

Great ways to ring in ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ during Cape Town’s winter 

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Sport

10 top places to play golf in Cape Town and surrounds

Our pick of pristine Mother City golf courses and clubs

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Weddings

A Guide to Buying Diamonds and Tanzanite

Everything you need to know about buying engagement rings and gemstone jewellery in Cape Town

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Shimansky's History of Diamonds
Arts & Culture

Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in South Africa

A look at the background of Mzansi’s most sought-after stone 

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Shimansky Jewellery Store
Shopping

Shimansky’s Flagship Jewellery Store in Cape Town

Enter the shimmering world of diamonds and tanzanite at Shimansky’s V&A Waterfront-based showroom and workshop

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Arts & Culture

Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Shimansky Millennium Diamond
Fashion

Shimansky's Patented Cuts & Designer Wedding and Engagement Rings

Signature designs from the South African jeweller that’s a diamond cut above the rest

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Wedding Day
Weddings

Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

Because there’s a lot more to it than saying ‘I do’

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Blood force donate
Annual Events

World Blood Donor Day - Donate This Week!

Did you know you can save three lives just by sitting down? 

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Fashion

Celebrities and South African Jewels

Even the rich and famous are draped in Shimansky diamonds

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Weddings

Shimansky patent the Brilliant 10 diamond in South Africa

The exceptional Brilliant 10™ diamond was designedand patented by Yair Shimansky in South Africa

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Arts & Culture

Tanzanite: Africa’s Rarest Gem

A guide to one of the world’s most coveted and sought after precious stones

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4th July Knife
Annual Events

How To Celebrate American Independence Day in the Mother City

On a scale of one to America, how free are you on the 4th of July?

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Annual Events

Annual Events in Cape Town

From January through to December the Mother City has a jam-packed social calendar of exciting happenings

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Knysna Oysters
Annual Events

July Events in Cape Town & Surrounds

Warm up with the month’s great food, wine and comedy festivals and French celebrations

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Snoek Braai
Recipes

Snoek braai recipe by Jan Braai

A truly Capetonian fish-braai-recipe

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Lifestyle

The PlayStation Adventure Park & Café

PlayStation is the new kiddies hotspot, encouraging the growth and development of young bodies and minds

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Book Shelf

Recommended Reading List

Check out the must-reads of 2017

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Shopping

Cape Town’s unique presents

Give locally made gifts this year

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Recipes

Roland Gorgosilich's Glühwein recipe

A hot, spicy beverage for cold winter nights

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Lifestyle

Butcheries in Cape Town

A selection of sizzling spots to buy boerewors, biltong and braai meat

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Shopping

Sex Shops Cape Town

A selection of steamy local spots selling adult toys, erotica and racy outfits

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The Bedroom
Shopping

The Bedroom Sensual Boutique

What happens at The Bedroom stays at The Bedroom

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126 Cape Cafe
Lifestyle

126 Cape Kitchen and Cafe at The Hilton Hotel

Grab a much-needed cuppa or specially selected Ronnefeldt tea in the lobby of the Hilton

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Sport

Top places to watch rugby in Cape Town

Grab your mates and enjoy a few beers while cheering on your favourite team at these top spots to watch the rugby.

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Two oceans
Annual Events

Happy World Oceans Day 2017

“Our Oceans, Our Future”

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Top meat places
Lifestyle

10 top places to eat steak in Cape Town

A selection of Mother City steakhouses serving up sizzling sirloin, fiery fillet and medium-rare rump

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Crayfish Bisque
Recipes

This Crayfish Soup Recipe is Perfect for a Winter’s Night

Cape crayfish is a sought after delicacy that comes into it’s own with this soup en croûte recipe

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Recipes

Quick and Easy Broccoli and Peanut Soup Recipe

We teamed up with the folks at OmniBlend blenders HQ to bring you this tasty and simple dish

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Music

Greatest Songs to Come out of Cape Town in the Last Four Decades

Listen to top tunes from the Mother City’s finest musicians from the past 40 years and watch the awesome music videos that go with them

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Recipes

Winter Layered Aubergine Tajine with Lentils Recipe

A hearty vegetarian bake bound to fend off frigid weather

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Lifestyle

Top Cooking Classes Cape Town

Cake decorating and cookery short courses to help you become the kitchen maestro you’ve always dreamed of being 

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Arts & Culture

Contemporary comfort at The Parkhouse Hotel

Experience serenity and tranquility within the hustle and bustle of Cape Town’s CBD at this intimate boutique hotel.

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Iziko Planetarium
Arts & Culture

Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

The all new digital dome at the Iziko Museum boasts edu-tainment for the whole family

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Get caught up in a whirlwind of rousing music and fervent dance from your ...

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The only first birthday party anyone has ever really wanted to go to!

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Sashimi made easy

GroundZero Culture Club - 1GroundZero Culture Club in Salt River

Give these up-and-coming artists a chance to wow you!

Plant-based cooking workshopPlant-Based Cooking with Arabella ...

Learn how to create colourful, delectable dishes with nothing but plant ...

MAReSOLMAReSOL Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront

Proudly Portuguese food finally arrives at our shores

The Gathering: Media EditionDaily Maverick – The Gathering (Media ...

The media is in the spotlight with South Africa's most influential, from Pravin ...

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The man who blew life back into the forgotten memories of District Six and ...

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL Restaurant

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s mouth-watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice 2017Disney On Ice South Africa

Anna, Elsa and friends pirouette back into Cape Town with five magical days of entertainment during the July school holidays

PHFAT - 1PHFAT and Haezer’s Secret Show

Okay so it’s not much of a secret show now...

Black Sails - 2Black Sails Prop and Memorabilia Auction

Get your hands on an actual piece of the action!

Stargazing Waterfront - 3WOOF Adoption Project at V&A Waterfront Nobel Square

Looking for a furr-ever friend? This dog adoption initiative could be where you find him/her!

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Breederskloof Soutes & Soup FestivalThe Annual Breedekloof Soetes and Soup Festival

Fight back that frostbite, hellish hypothermia and other less extreme winter induced blues at the annual Breedekloof Soetes and Soup Festival.

canalwalk1Peter Pan Musical at Canal Walk Theatre

Follow Wendy and The Lost Boys into the whimsical world of Neverland this winter.

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

JB Food Truck 1Food Truck Friday at Jack Black’s Brewery

Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to Matjiesfontein

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

Primal Eatery The Primal Hour at Primal Eatery

Get the best wine, pairings, and cocktails at the Primal Hour

HQ-web-ready-259.jpgFriday Night DJ and Dancing at HQ Restaurant

#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with Camissa

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and around our pretty city

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline park

best winter dishes ricks cafe americainRick’s Café Americain’s Weekly Lunch Specials

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL Restaurant

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s mouth-watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice 2017Disney On Ice South Africa

Anna, Elsa and friends pirouette back into Cape Town with five magical days of entertainment during the July school holidays

PHFAT - 1PHFAT and Haezer’s Secret Show

Okay so it’s not much of a secret show now...

Black Sails - 2Black Sails Prop and Memorabilia Auction

Get your hands on an actual piece of the action!

Stargazing Waterfront - 3WOOF Adoption Project at V&A Waterfront Nobel Square

Looking for a furr-ever friend? This dog adoption initiative could be where you find him/her!

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Breederskloof Soutes & Soup FestivalThe Annual Breedekloof Soetes and Soup Festival

Fight back that frostbite, hellish hypothermia and other less extreme winter induced blues at the annual Breedekloof Soetes and Soup Festival.

canalwalk1Peter Pan Musical at Canal Walk Theatre

Follow Wendy and The Lost Boys into the whimsical world of Neverland this winter.

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

JB Food Truck 1Food Truck Friday at Jack Black’s Brewery

Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to Matjiesfontein

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

Primal Eatery The Primal Hour at Primal Eatery

Get the best wine, pairings, and cocktails at the Primal Hour

HQ-web-ready-259.jpgFriday Night DJ and Dancing at HQ Restaurant

#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with Camissa

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and around our pretty city

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline park

best winter dishes ricks cafe americainRick’s Café Americain’s Weekly Lunch Specials

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

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