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OmniBlend6
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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Malva pudding
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Sweet, South African Malva Pudding

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

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Backyard Grill Braai Area
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It’s Braai Day!

Celebrate South African culture at a selection of Braai Day events this Heritage Day

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Snoek Braai
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Snoek braai recipe by Jan Braai

A truly Capetonian fish-braai-recipe

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Gluwhein 1
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Roland Gorgosilich's Glühwein recipe

A hot, spicy beverage for cold winter nights

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Crayfish Bisque
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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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Rick's Cafe Aubergine Tajine
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Winter Layered Aubergine Tajine with Lentils Recipe

A hearty vegetarian bake bound to fend off frigid weather

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braai
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Boerewors, Pap en Sous

Traditional Braai Recipes to get your mouth watering

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Mulled Wine
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Mulled Wine Recipe

Divine drink to keep you cosy this winter

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macaronicheese1
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Macaroni Cheese

Never mind death by chocolate – try buttery and cheesy comfort food

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biryani zuid-afrika
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Easy Cape Malay Biryani Recipe

One kitchen-savvy Bo-Kaap local shares her take on this traditional South African dish

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V-Day Recipe
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Valentine’s Day Recipes

Tasty treats to make to make their hearts skip beats

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Orchard on Long Juice 2
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10 Healthy and Easy Blender Recipes

We enlist the help of a few health experts to bring you a selection of quick and simple meals, smoothies and dips

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Receipe
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A Gourmet Ostrich Steak Recipe

A guide to making a Roundhouse meal in the comfort of your own home.

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Prawns
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Grilled paprika prawns

Chef Jannie Melis from French Toast shares a recipe you can try at home

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Agri-Expo's Traditional Melkkos Recipes
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Quick and Easy Melkkos Recipe

Landbouweekblad editor Arina du Plessis shares her take on this traditional South African comfort food

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Green Curry
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Green vegetable curry with fried haloumi

Veggie.buntch.net shares a surprisingly easy recipe packed full of flavour and perfect for winter.

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De Grendel Springbok Shank Recipe for Winter
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Winter Springbok Shank Recipe

Slow-roasted comfort food to weather the winter chill

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La Motte Venison Pie
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La Motte’s Venison Pie Recipe

Easy Winter Recipes: This flavour-bursting meat pie will warm you right to the bone 

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We Love Wine Festival at CapeGate 4
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Top Recipes for Winter

Serve up super supper fare to warm up your winter dinner party 

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trifle1
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Summer Christmas trifle recipe

Traditional South African trifle recipe to get you into a festive mood

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One Man, One Meal: Siba Mtongana
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One Man, One Meal: Cooking for One

Dining solo? We chat to three culinary experts in Cape Town to bring you some great recipe ideas, perfect for those dinner-for-one occasions 

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Dinner Party1
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How to throw an impressive dinner party

...without going through too much trouble

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Gourmet braaibroodjie
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South African Roosterbrood

Traditional Braai Recipes to get your mouth watering

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Bloody Harry Halloween Cocktail
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Bloody Harry Halloween Cocktail Recipe

This ghoulishly good mix goes down a treat

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Cape Malay Bobotie Recipe Reinvented
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The Cape Malay Bobotie Recipe Reinvented

Trees Restaurant chef Stefan Schmidt shares his original take on this traditional South African dish

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irishcoffee1
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The original Irish Coffee

The story behind the Irish Coffee recipe encompasses Ireland's renowned hospitality

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pancakes2
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Traditional pancakes

Nostalgic eating: pancakes filled with cinnamon and sugar

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Amarula-Melktert-Recipe-1
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Heritage Day recipe

Amarula-mousse tart with gooseberry coulis

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Easter Hot Cross Buns recipe
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Easter Hot Cross Buns recipe

Your guide on how to make your very own sweet spiced buns

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Lemon Meringue Pie
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Lemon Meringue Recipe

When life gives you lemons, make lemon meringue pie!

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Fresh White Hake
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Pickled fish is an Easter tradition

The spirit of the pickled fish tradition is as alive as the aromatic smell of masala

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Gourmet braaibroodjie
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Braaibroodjie Recipe for National Braai Day

Add a little gourmet flavour to the most basic of braai trimmings

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Dear Me Trout Summer Salad Recipe
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Summer Trout Salad Recipe

A wholesome, light delight for the sunny season

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South African-style doughnut Koeksisters
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Traditional koeksisters recipe

How to make South African-style doughnuts

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Chocolate Mousse 3
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Avocado based chocolate mousse

Rolene from RAWlean shares a recipe for a decadent vegan dessert

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Eggnog
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Eggnog recipe

A spirited drink for a cheery Christmas

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Halloween Recipes
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Vampire Kill or Halloween Greek Lamb

Foodie blogger, Ishay Govender-Ypma shares a spooky recipe with us

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Jan Braai
Recipes

Jan Braai's top 10 braai tips

The man behind National Braai Day tells you what’s important to him when he lights a fire

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Stellenbosch Wine Festival
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Tempura prawns with cucumber and mango salad and a hot sweet chili sauce

Pair this meal with Clos Malverne’s 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

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brandy pudding
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Farm style slow-roast shoulder of lamb

Pair with a full-bodied red wine, such as Knorhoek’s 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Stellenbosch Wine Fest
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Pan fried white fish in orange leaves with artichoke hearts and dill butter

Pair this with a white blend wine, we suggest the Simonsig Chenin Avec Chêne

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Paella
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Paella recipe from Chef's Warehouse

This traditional Spanish rice dish is meant to be shared amongst friends

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Irmik Helvasi
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Irmik Helvasi by Gusevil Can

This Turkish semolina dessert was the star attraction at INTERLINK School of Language’s international food day

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Various cheese
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Cheese board tip

Ideas for a cheesy meal

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Mount Nelson food&wine pairing4
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Appropriate wine for the appropriate time

In our videos, chef Rudi Liebenberg and sommelier Carl Habel discuss what goes with what

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Camembert
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Apple and Camembert pie

Suzanne Himely adds savoury French to this classic dessert

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Baked aubergine with hummus and zaatar Greek yoghurt

Foodie blogger, Ishay Govender-Ypma shares a Meat-Free Monday recipe with us

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Never before tasted craft beers and a local lineup with something for everyone, ...

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Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

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Two local breweries, eight beers and four courses to pair them with

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Vinyl merchants. Local designers. Zine-makers. Street chefs. Disc jockeys. ...

Scotch Fillet - Raise the Steaks - 3Raise the Steaks at HQ Restaurant

Sink your teeth into the meatiest event in Cape Town

kiff kombi toursUrban Safari Tour with Kiff Kombi Tours

Your one way ticket to good vibes!

SliceMeals for R30 and under in Cape Town

Affordable dishes in the City Centre

Wine on the River 2017 - 6Robertson Wine on the River

Robertson is where it’s at this October!

Aces 'n' SpadesFriday Night Live at Aces ‘n’ Spades

They will rock you

Llamaland Festival 2017 Pop-UP TheatreLlamaLand: A Playground for Misfits and Madness

Experience magic in real life at this two-day festival of fun and creativity

Shnit ShortfilmfestivalShnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival Returning to its Cape Town Playground

Catch the best bite-sized masterpieces of 2016 and 2017, from all around the globe, at this mini-movie marathon

ct film festBook Your Front Row Seat to The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival

South Africa's film industry is on the rise and we have front row seats.

aking at die boeraKING Brings The Treble at Die Boer

Let’s rock ‘n roll

The Visit at Alexander Bar - 1Watch Some Locally Made Theatrical Hilarity with The Visit at Alexander Bar and Theatre

No theatre buff in Cape Town would miss this!

Gin o' Clock at Burger and Lobster with WildererMouthwatering Pairings at Burger & Lobster’s Gin O’ Clock Series

Keep calm, it’s Gin O’ Clock

Junior MTB Workshop - 2BreakAway Rides Will Teach Your Kids to Mountain Bike With Confidence

The Junior MTB Skills Workshop Series at BreakAway Rides will turn your kids into champion mountain bikers

Pilsner Urquell on tap at Cafe ExtrablattMonday Madness at Café Extrablatt

The international franchise is here to blow you away with this pizza deal every Monday

The Number exhibition at the Southern Guild GalleryThe Number: An Exhibition of Tattoo Artwork by Manuela Gray

See a project that explores the symbolism and aesthetics of gang tattoos through art

Apple Blossom Festival - 1The Elgin Valley Comes Alive with the Annual Apple Blossom Festival

Six events that make Elgin the blooming best place for an Apple Blossom Festival

Fry's Cooking Experience - 6Fry’s Know Flavour, so Let Them Teach You!

Learn how to make some delicious vegan dishes!

World Champagne Day - 4Global Champagne Day at The Twelve Apostles

Celebrate this global occasion with some award-winning champers

Shakespeare in Love - 5Shakespeare in Love at The Fugard Theatre

Don’t miss this opportunity to see an internationally acclaimed stage show, right here in the Mother City!

Jam Every Other Day 3Jam Every Other Day: One Woman Show Premiers in Cape Town

A heartwarming memoir of motherhood comes to life onstage

Jersey Boy - 2Jersey Boy by Schalk Bezuidenhout

Get your weekly dose of funny with everyone’s favourite Jersey Boy

Oktoberfest - Windhoek - 4Windhoek Oktoberfest in Cape Town

Get ready for the biggest Bavarian fest to hit the Mother City!

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

Pierneef food and wine pairing 3Food and Wine Pairing at La Motte

Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay Harbour Market Every Saturday

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

African Soul Surfer BackpackersYoga and Surf Specials with African Soul Surfer

Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

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

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

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

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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

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

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

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

Wine on the River 2017 - 6Robertson Wine on the River

Robertson is where it’s at this October!

Aces 'n' SpadesFriday Night Live at Aces ‘n’ Spades

They will rock you

Llamaland Festival 2017 Pop-UP TheatreLlamaLand: A Playground for Misfits and Madness

Experience magic in real life at this two-day festival of fun and creativity

Shnit ShortfilmfestivalShnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival Returning to its Cape Town Playground

Catch the best bite-sized masterpieces of 2016 and 2017, from all around the globe, at this mini-movie marathon

ct film festBook Your Front Row Seat to The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival

South Africa's film industry is on the rise and we have front row seats.

aking at die boeraKING Brings The Treble at Die Boer

Let’s rock ‘n roll

The Visit at Alexander Bar - 1Watch Some Locally Made Theatrical Hilarity with The Visit at Alexander Bar and Theatre

No theatre buff in Cape Town would miss this!

Gin o' Clock at Burger and Lobster with WildererMouthwatering Pairings at Burger & Lobster’s Gin O’ Clock Series

Keep calm, it’s Gin O’ Clock

Junior MTB Workshop - 2BreakAway Rides Will Teach Your Kids to Mountain Bike With Confidence

The Junior MTB Skills Workshop Series at BreakAway Rides will turn your kids into champion mountain bikers

Pilsner Urquell on tap at Cafe ExtrablattMonday Madness at Café Extrablatt

The international franchise is here to blow you away with this pizza deal every Monday

The Number exhibition at the Southern Guild GalleryThe Number: An Exhibition of Tattoo Artwork by Manuela Gray

See a project that explores the symbolism and aesthetics of gang tattoos through art

Apple Blossom Festival - 1The Elgin Valley Comes Alive with the Annual Apple Blossom Festival

Six events that make Elgin the blooming best place for an Apple Blossom Festival

Fry's Cooking Experience - 6Fry’s Know Flavour, so Let Them Teach You!

Learn how to make some delicious vegan dishes!

World Champagne Day - 4Global Champagne Day at The Twelve Apostles

Celebrate this global occasion with some award-winning champers

Shakespeare in Love - 5Shakespeare in Love at The Fugard Theatre

Don’t miss this opportunity to see an internationally acclaimed stage show, right here in the Mother City!

Jam Every Other Day 3Jam Every Other Day: One Woman Show Premiers in Cape Town

A heartwarming memoir of motherhood comes to life onstage

Jersey Boy - 2Jersey Boy by Schalk Bezuidenhout

Get your weekly dose of funny with everyone’s favourite Jersey Boy

Oktoberfest - Windhoek - 4Windhoek Oktoberfest in Cape Town

Get ready for the biggest Bavarian fest to hit the Mother City!

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

Pierneef food and wine pairing 3Food and Wine Pairing at La Motte

Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay Harbour Market Every Saturday

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

African Soul Surfer BackpackersYoga and Surf Specials with African Soul Surfer

Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

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

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

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

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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

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

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

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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