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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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Melissa's The Food Shop
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Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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PlayStation Adventure Park
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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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The Bedroom
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The Bedroom Sensual Boutique

What happens at The Bedroom stays at The Bedroom

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SeaBreeze Fish & Shell on Bree Street

The latest addition to Bee Street offers mouth-watering coastal produce

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Sicherheit in Kapstadt  

Du willst gern ins wunderschöne Kapstadt reisen, aber weißt nicht, wie du mit den negativen Schlagzeilen umgehen sollst? Wir geben euch ehrliche Einblicke von 5 Personen und versuchen euch die Angst zu nehmen, um ein unvergessliches Kapstadt- Erlebnis zu haben. 

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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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LGBT+ Counselling Centres and Shelters in Cape Town

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

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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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CTM Hero: Warrant Officer Andries Douglas ‘Chef to the homeless’

Serving the community in his personal and professional life

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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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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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The Great Wizoo

Great company, quality food and drinks that won’t break your pocket

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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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Mojo Market in Sea Point

Mojo Market, the trendy new addition to Regent Street in Sea Point

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Die Handelshuis

Step into yesteryear when visiting this hidden gem

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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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Evolution Café Xperience

Experience the evolution of your body, mind and soul at this integrative cafe

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Cape Town’s coffee roasteries

They do it by hand; meet the roasters making our local 'black gold'!

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Byblos
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Byblos Trading Co at The Palms

A first for the booming coffee industry in Cape Town

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Lindt
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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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Ideas for Mother's Day This Year

How will you express your appreciation for your Mom this Mother’s Day? Last Update: 8th May 2017

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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
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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 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
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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
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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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Saint 5
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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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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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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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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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Mikhaila TurnerUp and coming fashion blogger

Up and coming fashion blogger, wanting to make her mark in the future of fashion

Alive and Kicking swing movieA one night showing of swing ...

‘Cause a film don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!

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

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Learn from the master winemaker at this historic Stellenbosch estate!

Aquaponics Workshop - 1Learn Innovative Aquaponic Techniques ...

The way we farm needs to change, and fast!

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

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Get a three-for-two deal on any authentic Turkish appetizers every Thursday!

Dirtopia trail run vineyardsFalk Presents A Wine Adventure Trail ...

Run for your wine in the luscious setting of Warwick Wine Estate

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

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Ben Dey and the Concrete Lions - 2Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions Live

Get down to local beats at Camps Bay’s hangout of choice!

The Rockerfellas - 3The Rockerfellas at Quay Four

Catch The Rockerfellas at this Cape Town favourite!

Gala for Good - 1HGG Gala for Good Charity Dinner

Get fancy for a good cause!

Phoenix Fest of Fire 2017 - 1Vortex Phoenix Festival of Fire

Get ready for a fiery winter stomp-fest that will help dispel those chilly blues!

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

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#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

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

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

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour with ByeCycle

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an e-bike

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

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Ben Dey and the Concrete Lions - 2Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions Live

Get down to local beats at Camps Bay’s hangout of choice!

The Rockerfellas - 3The Rockerfellas at Quay Four

Catch The Rockerfellas at this Cape Town favourite!

Gala for Good - 1HGG Gala for Good Charity Dinner

Get fancy for a good cause!

Phoenix Fest of Fire 2017 - 1Vortex Phoenix Festival of Fire

Get ready for a fiery winter stomp-fest that will help dispel those chilly blues!

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

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

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

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour with ByeCycle

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an e-bike

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