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The Peacock
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Indian Tapas at The Peacock in Observatory

Experience the best of Indian food… tapas style!

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18 Gangster Museum
Wine & Dine

An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Cape Town Gym 3
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Top Gyms in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to keep fit in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Swordfern
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10 top hairdressers in Cape Town

Uncovering the Mother City hair salons and barber shops that are a cut above the rest

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The AfroFest - 5
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7 Great Things to do in Cape Town This Weekend

Our pick of seven of the best events and things to do in Cape Town from Friday, 22 to Sunday, 24 September 2017

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Table Mountain JO
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10 Reasons to be Proudly South African

We’re celebrating our heritage, and here are 10 reasons why you should be Proudly South African.

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Librisa Spa | Mount Nelson Hotel
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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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A family enjoying a picnic at one of the SanPark locations
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The best braai spots in Cape Town

Spend a lazy afternoon doing what we South Africans do best

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BraaiBoy How to Build a Braai Guide
Cape Confidential

Your Guide to Becoming a Braai Master

Everything you need to know about braaing like a seasoned South African

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Cape Town Trance Party Schedule

Your guide to the sickest summer psy and electronic music festivals of the 2017-2018 season!

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Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre
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"Kaapse Stories from the Mother City" at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Dinner theatre in De Waterkant: A musical history experience about Cape Town and her people.

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Azure
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Restaurants with fireplaces in Cape Town

Despite gloomy winter weather, a great meal next to a cosy log fire is enough to coax anyone out of hibernation

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Werf Restaurant at Boschendal Estate Franschhoek read more
SeaBreeze
Wine & Dine

New Restaurants and Hot Spots in Cape Town

Our round-up of the latest eateries, bars, shops, pubs and clubs to launch in the Mother City

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Wine on the River Robertson
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October Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Check out our cracking collection of this month’s Mother City to-dos!

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Cruxland - Gin Distilleries
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Gin Distilleries in and around Cape Town

Our guide to the best creators of gin in Cape Town, and where to find them!  

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MAReSOL
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Outdoor restaurants with a sea view in Cape Town and surrounds

A guide to Mother City eateries with refreshing ocean vistas and menus to match

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Table Mountain JO
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100 Best Videos of Cape Town & Western Cape

Win a helicopter flight each month! Celebrating amateur, aspiring, and professional videographers and their videos - shot from a phone, drone, DSLR or 360 camera.

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Bay Harbour Market
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All Roads Lead to The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay

The crossroads: where South African creativity, culture and kos meet

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seitz
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Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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The Chicken Shop
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The Chicken Shop in Sea Point

Get the tastiest home-cooked food in Sea Point's Main Road!

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kurt schoonraad cape town comedy club
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Cape Town Comedy Club at the V&A Waterfront

Meet Cape Town’s premier stand-up venue: the only place where they talk ‘kak’ five nights a week under a spotlight 

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Winter Specials Spasie
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Cape Town Winter Specials and Warming Menus

Get cosy with toasty winter deals at top-notch Mother City restaurants and other establishments

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Wild Oats Community Farmer's Market organic produce
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Top Food and Craft Markets Outside Cape Town

Take a day trip to these out-of-town markets and discover treasures further afield

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September Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Spring has sprung and with it a plethora of fantastic outdoor festivals, celebrations and annual fairs

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Diwali fireworks
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Celebrate New Year's Eve & New Year's Day in Cape Town

Ring in the new year in the Mother City and surrounds at some of the hottest, most happening parties, concerts, feasts and more!

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Halaal Places- Truffle Restaurant
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Halaal Restaurants in Cape Town

A round-up of some of the best halaal eateries in Cape Town and surrounds

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95 at Parks
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95 at Parks Ristorante Italiano Bar & Lounge

Enjoy delicious Northern Italian fare by one of Cape Town’s finest chefs and restauranteurs, Giorgio Nava

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Villains Bar and Nightclub in Cape Town

From live music and DJs to beer pong and battle shots... It all kicks off at the Villains house of burger, beer and nightlife rockstars!

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Battlefield Live SA Bachelor Party
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Top Bachelor Party Ideas in Cape Town

Stag parties for every budget, style and personality

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Year End Office Dinner Two Oceans Aquarium
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Year-End Office Party Venues in Cape Town and Surrounds

Cap off the working year with a well-earned celebration

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Rick's Cafe read more
Ricks Cafe Tagines
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Rick’s – a Cape Town classic

"I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship"

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vuyane mhlomi
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The Man Who Dared to Dream

The doctor who was accepted to the renowned Oxford University proves that greatness can come from anyone, you just need to believe!

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awol6
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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town

A selection of the best hiking routes in Cape Town and surrounds

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Gourmet food market in Cape Town
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Things to do when it rains in Cape Town

A selection of drizzly day activities to keep you from snoring even when it’s pouring

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Wedding Day
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Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

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

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Attractions at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of cultural and historical sights at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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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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Akademie Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse
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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

Enjoy privacy and the fresh Franschhoek air at this boutique hotel on Akademie Street  

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Clarke's Bookshop
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(re)Discover your favourite South African authors

Expand your reading list with stellar novels, some from Cape Town writers. All from South Africa. 

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Iziko Planetarium
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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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Lindt Chocolate Studio Cape Town
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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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Freshlyground NYE at Nederburg
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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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Tessa's Bakery
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A Sweet Escape to Tessa’s Bakery

Treat yourself to some sweet treats at this family-friendly bakery

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2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour
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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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Art Lessons
Cape Confidential

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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Old Townhouse by Joshua Oates
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The Evolution of the Mother City

Take a look at what our beautiful city used to look like in the 1800s and early 1900s compared to how it looks now

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Andreas Luxury Accommodation in Wellington

Escape to this picturesque boutique bed and breakfast for some well deserved relaxation and romance!

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18 Gangster Museum An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

magic championshipJunior Magician Championship in Western ...

Come support the young talent on display at the competition

The PeacockIndian Tapas at The Peacock in ...

Experience the best of Indian food… tapas style!

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Swordfern Exterior by NightSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro ...

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

The AfroFest - 7The AfroFest: An Ode to African Culture

1 continent, 3 days, 18 venues; From Congo to Cape Town

Table Mountain JO 10 Reasons to be Proudly South African

We’re celebrating our heritage, and here are 10 reasons why you should be ...

Big Three Edition at HQ - 3Raise the Steaks at HQ Restaurant

Sink your teeth into the meatiest event in Cape Town

OrphanageBree Street’s Orphanage brings you Encore Wednesdays

Bree Street comes alive with the sounds of old school hip hop and R&B

ElectroFitnessGroup Sessions With ElectroFitness

Drop it like it's squat

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

La MotteHistoric Walk at La Motte in Franschhoek

Discover interesting history and heritage of the Franschhoek area on the La Motte estate in the Cape Winelands

La MotteSip and Swirl the Nectar of Yesteryear at La Motte

You had me at Merlot

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro Hair Special

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Gender-Neutral Cuts

Cutting costs, and saving water, with gender-neutral haircuts at Swordfern

SANParks Tankwa NPFree Week of Entry to SANParks in September

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature for mahala at Mzansi’s breathtaking national parks!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

Painterly Group Exhibition‘Painterly’ Group Exhibition at the Grande Provence Gallery

The beauty of oil paint steals the show at this art showcase

Business of Wine and Tourism Conference - 10The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference at Spier

Learn from the best of the best at this unique tourism conference

Villains Ale2-for-1 Burger Special at Villains

Bring on the meat

We Cannot Be Silent Exhibition launch 2017Exhibition: We Cannot Be Silent at the Castle of Good Hope

A dynamic multimedia exhibition seeks to challenge ideas around gender violence in Cape Town. We Cannot Be Silent – it’s time to take action.

Predator End of Year FunctionHost a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para Taxi

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 off your flying experience

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

thali thaliArchery Lessons at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Practise your bow and arrow skills under the guidance of one of the best archers in the world at this pretty West Coast wildlife reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

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

Fun Car Hire Red and Black BeetleFun Car: Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town

Buzz through the Mother City in a budget Beetle, Citi Golf, Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and more

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar in Cape Town

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ciders and uninterrupted 360-degree views of the Mother City

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this authentic Bree Street osteria

OrphanageBree Street’s Orphanage brings you Encore Wednesdays

Bree Street comes alive with the sounds of old school hip hop and R&B

ElectroFitnessGroup Sessions With ElectroFitness

Drop it like it's squat

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

La MotteHistoric Walk at La Motte in Franschhoek

Discover interesting history and heritage of the Franschhoek area on the La Motte estate in the Cape Winelands

La MotteSip and Swirl the Nectar of Yesteryear at La Motte

You had me at Merlot

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro Hair Special

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Gender-Neutral Cuts

Cutting costs, and saving water, with gender-neutral haircuts at Swordfern

SANParks Tankwa NPFree Week of Entry to SANParks in September

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature for mahala at Mzansi’s breathtaking national parks!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

Painterly Group Exhibition‘Painterly’ Group Exhibition at the Grande Provence Gallery

The beauty of oil paint steals the show at this art showcase

Business of Wine and Tourism Conference - 10The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference at Spier

Learn from the best of the best at this unique tourism conference

Villains Ale2-for-1 Burger Special at Villains

Bring on the meat

We Cannot Be Silent Exhibition launch 2017Exhibition: We Cannot Be Silent at the Castle of Good Hope

A dynamic multimedia exhibition seeks to challenge ideas around gender violence in Cape Town. We Cannot Be Silent – it’s time to take action.

Predator End of Year FunctionHost a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para Taxi

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 off your flying experience

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

thali thaliArchery Lessons at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Practise your bow and arrow skills under the guidance of one of the best archers in the world at this pretty West Coast wildlife reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

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

Fun Car Hire Red and Black BeetleFun Car: Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town

Buzz through the Mother City in a budget Beetle, Citi Golf, Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and more

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar in Cape Town

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ciders and uninterrupted 360-degree views of the Mother City

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this authentic Bree Street osteria

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