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The Lindt Chocolate Studio at Silo 2

Chocolate making classes and a window into Charlie’s world, Lindt Chocolate Studio offers an experience you don’t want to miss

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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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YUZU Kitchen & Bar in Kloof Street

Chef Rikku Ó'Donnchü brings a unique taste of Japanese-American cuisine to Cape Town

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Ben Wei Asian cuisine in Wembley Square, Gardens

Ben Wei, meaning 'original taste', offers authentic Asian fare at the highly esteemed Wembley Square in Gardens, Cape Town

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Rick’s – a Cape Town classic

Here’s looking at this Mother City institution: a go-to spot for top drinks and tasty nosh 

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Villains Ale House on Burg Street

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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The Massage Truck

Cape Town’s first mobile masseurs promises to leave a productive team behind

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The Bedroom
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The Bedroom Sensual Boutique

What happens at The Bedroom stays at The Bedroom

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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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Jack Black Brewing Co. Taproom in Diep River

Jack Black Brewery and Taproom open to the public

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Ajeless Africa: The Generation of Make-Up

The first proudly South African lipstick brand, catering for Africa’s diverse skin tones

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Suntravolta Bohemian Surf Travel Bar on Long Street

Long Street’s newest bar with a beach vibe

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ibeauty Laser and Glamour Club in Green Point

Treat yourself to advanced beauty and skincare treatments

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Glowing Rooms
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Glowing Rooms SA in Milnerton

South Africa’s very first 3D space themed glow-in-the-dark 18-hole mini-golf adventure!

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Saint Champagne Bar and Lounge

Get a bottle of bubbly and bob along to the hip-hop and house music at the Harrington Street hotspot

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Comedy Club
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A Singles Guide To Valentines Day

Updated 2 February 2017 As if you needed a Valentine to have a good time? We've put together a comprehensive list that ensures a super Valentine's Day for single folk!

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Hidden Gem: Martins Bakery

Although well known to the Diep River locals, Martins Bakery is one of those gems everyone should know about.

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Mangata Restaurant
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Mangata Restaurant in Simon’s Town

The best contemporary cuisine combined with great Simon’s Town views

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Workers' Day in Cape Town
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South African Public Holidays

The Mzansi calendar is full of national holidays that reflect and celebrate the country’s wealth of cultural diversity!

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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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Club Lenin in Blouberg

Prime hotspot for night owls in the Mother City

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Cape Town Festive Lights 2016: “Let’s get on with it Cape Town – City of Ideas”

The Mother City welcomes the Festive Season with the Adderley Street Festive Lights Switch-On event taking place 4 December 2016 at 4pm

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CapeTownMagHero: Kerwyn August

Bachelor Party Of Compassion.

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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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Get involved this Mandela Day

21+ ways you can contribute 67 minutes of your time towards the global movement for good

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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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10 Top Wi-Fi hotspots in Cape Town

A selection of Cape Town restaurants and cafés offering free wireless Internet

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Charities in Cape Town

The selfless organisations giving back to our communities

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Top picnic spots in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to picnic in the Mother City and surrounds

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LGBTQI Counselling Centres and Shelters in Cape Town

A comprehensive guide on organisations in the Mother City that lend a helping hand to the LGBTQI+ community

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How to Make Friends in Cape Town

Follow these tips to find life-long companions in this pretty city

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Zip Zap Circus School in Cape Town

A Knight at the Circus - an alternative education success story

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Organic Farming at La Motte Wine Farm
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Green Your Holiday in Cape Town

Turning over a greener leaf: your guide to an eco-friendly stay in the Mother City

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Please, Sir, have you got some change? How you can really help.

Are we really helping the homeless by giving them money?

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Cape Town’s fearless females

A look at six trailblazing Mother City ladies

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Cape Town's Top Women Genna Gardini
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Cape Town’s fearless females of 2014

A look back at six incredible Mother City ladies

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Abalimi Bezekhaya Urban Farming
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Food for Thought

Urban farming: cultivating real change in Cape Town 

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Cape Town’s Underground Tunnels: A place of sweet water

Taking back the Mother City’s water heritage

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Ideas for Mother's Day This Year

How will you express your appreciation for your Mom this Mother’s Day?

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Voices Female Networking and Social Club in Cape Town

Meet and collaborate with extraordinary women from diverse backgrounds through this inspiring new ladies-only clique

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The Earthchild Project: Nurturing Balanced, Connected Kids

Implemented at a number of schools in Cape Town, this inspiring educational initiative is fostering a new generation of well-rounded, well-developed children and teachers

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Best Theatres in and around Cape Town

A round-up of the top playhouses, performance spaces and stages in the Mother City

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Livin’ off the grid

In light of Eskom's ever-increasing electricity tariffs, we spoke to a Noordhoek local who’s giving the parastatal the middle finger by living a more energy efficient lifestyle

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Bonteheuwel by night

It's dark, it's raining, and we don't know where we are. The only way out is to tell tales.

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Talkin’ Bout a Vinyl Revolution

The Mother City’s music enthusiasts are back to loving the LP 

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Cape Town Crusaders: Meet Ricardo Sa

Obs resident and environmental activist strives to preserve the Mother City’s natural beauty 

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Volunteering at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Partner with this renowned healthcare house’s new mobile library project to enrich an ill child’s life

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Iyeza Express – Medicine on Wheels

Twenty-one-year-old bicyclist Sizwe Nzima is making a difference one delivery at a time 

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Cape Town Crusaders: Meet Roxanne Davids

Chess enthusiast and social activist extraordinaire strives to restore life’s lustre through games

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Cape Town Crusader Zanele Lwana
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Cape Town Crusaders: Meet Zanele Lwana

Student and social activist extraordinaire strives to transform underprivileged communities through youth development 

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European Film Festival in Cape TownEuropean Film Festival 2017

A showcase of the art of film lands in the Mother City

Enter the King Tour at Shimmy Beach ClubTimo ODV Enter The Kingdom Tour

Timo ODV brings the #EnterTheKingdom tour to the Mother City

Table Mountain JO City of Cape Town considers renaming De ...

Mother City considers name change in honour of Phillip Kgosana

StartupbootcampStartupbootcamp launches in Cape Town

First Africa-based program launched April 2017

LindtThe Lindt Chocolate Studio at Silo 2

Chocolate making classes and a window into Charlie’s world, Lindt ...

Table Mountain JO Cape Town named one of the world's most ...

With affordable beer and fabulous festivals, the Mother City wins over the ...

Granary Cafe Silo HotelThe Granary Cafe at The Silo Hotel

Elegant eatery in Cape Town

Willaston Bar at Silo HotelThe Willaston Bar at The Silo Hotel

Exquisite cocktails and extraordinary views at the Mother City’s hottest ...

The Social EventThe Social at the Jolly Carp Organic Market

Spend your Saturday with great music, a beer and a braai

The Taste of Darling FestivalThe Taste of Darling Festival

Experience Darling at the most vibrant, tasty and welcoming festival of the year

Elgin Cool Wine and Country FestivalElgin Cool Wine and Country Festival

Join in the merriment at Elgin Valley’s annual food and wine fiesta

Grassy Spark - 3Five Years of Grassy Spark

It’s their birthday, and we cannot wait to celebrate with these local lads!

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

Sneaker Exchange Cape TownSneaker Exchange Cape Town

Sneakerheads from far and wide are invited to buy, sell or trade their favourite kicks at Africa’s leading sneaker bartering event!

The Noordhoek CrushThe Noordhoek Crush Wine Festival

Gather the family for a nearby fiesta in celebration of the grape

Pride and Prejudice - 1Pride and Prejudice Screening at Knorhoek Wine Estate

“Have you no consideration for my poor nerves?”

FanCon Cape TownFanCon: Cape Town Comic Con

The Western Cape gets its own version of the famed convention in May

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre“Kaapse Stories” at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

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

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

PPG - 1Powerpuff Girls Art Factory Exhibition

Sugar, spice and everything alternative

SuidoosterfeesSuidoosterfees in Cape Town

Celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage with a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

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

SA Cheese Festival cheeseSouth African Cheese Festival

If you’re in the mood for Bries and blues then head to this cheesy foodie fest

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

Wild Fig Outdoor Restaurant Dining The Wild Fig Restaurant’s Alfresco Saturday Lunch

Enjoy long, lazy weekend lunches outdoors at this historic Cape Town eatery

The Wild FigSaturday Live Music at The Wild Fig

Unwind after a stressful week!

Plant Tempting Tuesday 7Live Music Saturdays at Plant

Mix a little music with your healthy meal

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

Scootours FranschhoekJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Saturday with Scootours® Cape Town

This family-friendly off-road adventure will see you (and the whole clan) freewheeling on a Monster Mountain® Scooter

Knife 7Birthday Party Special at Knife Restaurant

Get a meal on the house when you celebrate your birthday on a Saturday at this Century City smokehouse

Orphanage-cocktail-emporium-bottles#TANZMUSIK DJ Nights at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

Smooth sounds and even smoother drinks punctuate Saturday nights at this whimsical bar

AfrikaBurn1Afrikaburn Festival

The dusty Karoo desert comes alive to host one of the most radical festivals on the festival lover’s calendar

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars on the Weekends

Haute Cabriere 3Cellar Master’s Tour at Haute Cabriére Wine Estate

Sniff, swirl and sip every Saturday at this picturesque Franschhoek-based winery

Camissa Eco TourThe Eco-friendly Train Township Tour Saturday Special

Grow more than just your cultural quotient on this interactive excursion to the Langa community

The Grand CafeSunset Affair Parties at Grand Africa Café & Beach

Welcome nightfall in style with seaside cocktails and house music every Saturday during summer

The Social EventThe Social at the Jolly Carp Organic Market

Spend your Saturday with great music, a beer and a braai

The Taste of Darling FestivalThe Taste of Darling Festival

Experience Darling at the most vibrant, tasty and welcoming festival of the year

Elgin Cool Wine and Country FestivalElgin Cool Wine and Country Festival

Join in the merriment at Elgin Valley’s annual food and wine fiesta

Grassy Spark - 3Five Years of Grassy Spark

It’s their birthday, and we cannot wait to celebrate with these local lads!

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

Sneaker Exchange Cape TownSneaker Exchange Cape Town

Sneakerheads from far and wide are invited to buy, sell or trade their favourite kicks at Africa’s leading sneaker bartering event!

The Noordhoek CrushThe Noordhoek Crush Wine Festival

Gather the family for a nearby fiesta in celebration of the grape

Pride and Prejudice - 1Pride and Prejudice Screening at Knorhoek Wine Estate

“Have you no consideration for my poor nerves?”

FanCon Cape TownFanCon: Cape Town Comic Con

The Western Cape gets its own version of the famed convention in May

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre“Kaapse Stories” at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Supper and Stage make for a delectable evening’s entertainment

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

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

PPG - 1Powerpuff Girls Art Factory Exhibition

Sugar, spice and everything alternative

SuidoosterfeesSuidoosterfees in Cape Town

Celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage with a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

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

SA Cheese Festival cheeseSouth African Cheese Festival

If you’re in the mood for Bries and blues then head to this cheesy foodie fest

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

Wild Fig Outdoor Restaurant Dining The Wild Fig Restaurant’s Alfresco Saturday Lunch

Enjoy long, lazy weekend lunches outdoors at this historic Cape Town eatery

The Wild FigSaturday Live Music at The Wild Fig

Unwind after a stressful week!

Plant Tempting Tuesday 7Live Music Saturdays at Plant

Mix a little music with your healthy meal

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

Scootours FranschhoekJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Saturday with Scootours® Cape Town

This family-friendly off-road adventure will see you (and the whole clan) freewheeling on a Monster Mountain® Scooter

Knife 7Birthday Party Special at Knife Restaurant

Get a meal on the house when you celebrate your birthday on a Saturday at this Century City smokehouse

Orphanage-cocktail-emporium-bottles#TANZMUSIK DJ Nights at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium

Smooth sounds and even smoother drinks punctuate Saturday nights at this whimsical bar

AfrikaBurn1Afrikaburn Festival

The dusty Karoo desert comes alive to host one of the most radical festivals on the festival lover’s calendar

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars on the Weekends

Haute Cabriere 3Cellar Master’s Tour at Haute Cabriére Wine Estate

Sniff, swirl and sip every Saturday at this picturesque Franschhoek-based winery

Camissa Eco TourThe Eco-friendly Train Township Tour Saturday Special

Grow more than just your cultural quotient on this interactive excursion to the Langa community

The Grand CafeSunset Affair Parties at Grand Africa Café & Beach

Welcome nightfall in style with seaside cocktails and house music every Saturday during summer

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The Lindt Chocolate Studio at Silo 2

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