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Lifestyle

Enter to Win a Natural Fermentation Workshop and Wine-Farm Stay in Franschhoek

This week, enter to win a two-night stay at Boschendal, with meals and a series of workshops on natural fermentation and activities

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Lifestyle

Windmeul Kelder's Parskuip Market in Paarl

Want to "wine" down over locally farmed and home-made produce? Then get ready for Parskuip Neighbourhood Market Place.

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Annual Events

The Festive December Month is Finally Here and There’s Lots to See, Do and Experience!

Get ready for the silly season with this month’s slew of annual festivals, free to-do’s and festive happenings

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Shopping

How sweet it is: Table Mountain Chocolate in Cape Town

The melt-in-your-mouth treat that lets you hold the Mother City’s iconic landmark in the palm of your hand

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18 Gangster Museum
Arts & Culture

18 Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha

Discover the first of its kind in Cape Town

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Chinchilla
Weddings

Special and Hidden Rooftop Bars In the City: Killer Views, Sleek Looks and Winning Vibes

Views to-die-for and delicious drinks are a given. These rooftop bars have a little something extra to offer.

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Nasdak view
Weddings

Is the Nasdak Rooftop Venue the Most Panoramic Event Space in Cape Town?

With 360-degree views from the Crous Bar, banquet hall and two terraces, it’s easy to see why the Nasdak is a popular event space in Cape Town’s city centre

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Jack Black Burger Winter Special
Annual Events

UPDATE: We’ve Added A Few Incredible New Winter Specials to Our Choice Selection

Unbelievably cool midweek Winelands dinners, breakfast that magically disappears off your bill and more winter deals you don’t want to miss  

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Shopping

Around the Clock at the Cape Quarter Piazza

Your 9am – night-time guide to the Mother City’s most fascinating shopping and lifestyle centre 

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Music

Unique and Romantic Stay in Vibey Part of Cape Town: Live Music and Adventure at The Grey Hotel

13 Unique rooms, live music and good food every day, late breakfast, mountain views and every Cape Town adventure in easy reach – use promo code "CAPETOWNMAG" when booking to get the winter special deal

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Music

Win a Theatre Date and Bottle of Wine to Share at The Fugard

You could be sipping wine as you settle in to enjoy Significant Other straight off Broadway at The Fugard Theatre with your partner or friend

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Sport

Practice Your Swing At One of These Golf Courses

Our pick of pristine Mother City golf courses and clubs

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Loadshedding Cape Town
Sport

Cool Things to do When the Power is Out in Cape Town

The City has suspended Level 1 loadshedding ... for now. These cool things are still super exciting to do in the dark though

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Galileo Open Air Cinema
Music

Cape Town By Night: Cool and Unusual Things To Do After Dark

A roundup of awesome and quirky after-dark activities in Cape Town

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Heaters
Lifestyle

Which Heater is Best for Keeping Your Family Warm on A Budget this Winter?

We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash

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Sport

Exciting Spots to Watch the World Cup Soccer with Friends

Man caves for hire, a hotel converted into a mini-stadium, live matches inside a brewery and all the city’s unique sports bars, restaurants and World Cup specials

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Rain
Lifestyle

Things to Do When It Rains in Cape Town

Winter is playtime in Cape Town  

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HQ Headquarters Restaurant Cape Town Heritage Square
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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Cooked Sister Wolfkop Weekender
Annual Events

A Dope Documentaries’ Festival and More Magical Events in Our Pick of Things To Do in June

International Day of Yoga is also on this month, and there’s a free yoga event worth trying at the convention centre. To mark another important day, Youth Day, join a fun run in Gugulethu

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FathersDay
Annual Events

Father’s Day in Cape Town

Show the old man you care

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Fashion

Keeping up with fashion design in Long Street

From the runway to the fashion boutiques, Long Street is home to the style elite

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Lindt Chocolate Studio Cape Town
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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Shopping

Our Big Summer Gift Guide: Quirky, Sexy, Cool Gift Ideas For Christmas

From R48 to R1 500, this is our specially curated list of Christmas gift ideas for every person in your life

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African Relish
Recipes

Explore the Karoo in a Tuk Tuk and Pick Up a Few Culinary Skills at This Adventurous Escape

Head to the countryside for an adventurous cooking experience, food tours and then unwind at the luxury cottages at African Relish  

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Lifestyle

This Is What Makes Fire & Ice Such A Unique Space For Meetings, Conferences And Events

From intimate, luxury conference rooms to fully removable doors that convert the exhibition hall into a space big enough for a car or boat show, this hotel should be on your next corporate function radar

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Lifestyle

It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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Shopping

Cape Quarter in Green Point

Enjoy a boutique shopping experience at this rejuvenated and refined premium lifestyle village

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Lifestyle

The Piano Bar in Cape Town

This soulful De Waterkant haunt is home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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Swan Cafe Cape Town
Lifestyle

This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

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Shopping

Artisan soap and skincare products in Cape Town

Our soap makers lather up the natural way

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Lichtenstein Castle Hout Bay
Arts & Culture

Psst. Our Alternative Bucket List of Hidden Gems

It’s the smallest most unique hidden places that make a city. That make your day. Our team is sharing theirs.

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Fashion

Cape Town Hearts Vintage

Browse through classic attire at some of these nifty vintage stores in and around the Mother City

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Gin Box
Arts & Culture

Niche, Specialty and Unique Online Stores

Tiny teepees for the kids, a spin ‘round the track for adrenaline junkies, and aFREAKa onsies for everyone.

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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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Knysna Oysters
Annual Events

What's On During July in Cape Town and Surrounding Areas

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

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Recipes

How to Make Mutton Masala Breyani

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

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Bo-Kaap
Annual Events

Ramadaan Traditions that every Capetonian Can Join In On

The Cape Malay Muslim community’s heartwarming traditions make Ramadaan something you’ll want to get involved in 

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Wacky Wine Weekend
Annual Events

From Food Festivals to Half Marathons, Here’s Your Round Up of Events this May

Discover film festivals, wine weekends, Kaapse cultural events and so much more this month

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Arts & Culture

Indulge in the Contemporary Co-working Culture at Cartel House on Loop Street

BONUS: Get 25% off your first month! Download the free Cartel House app and use the code: CapeTownMag   

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Shopping

Start Living on the Loop Side of Life

Long Street's ugly sister has blossomed into a cherry of a Cape Town destination

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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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Kiff Kombis Township Tour
Arts & Culture

Cool New Van, Same Great Vibe Plus A New Kiff Kombi Township Street Art Adventure

With a new, bigger, more comfortable (and air-conditioned) new Toyota van, Kiff Kombi Tours is still your one-way ticket to good vibes 

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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town
Sport

Try Your Hand at these Cape Town Hiking Routes

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

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Weddings

Handcrafted Wedding Rings: This is Where You Find The Most Unique, Bespoke and Creative in Cape Town

You’ll fall in love with Cape Diamonds’ Fynbos Range of engagement rings, inspired by the rare beauty of the Cape floral kingdom

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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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Weddings

Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

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

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Urban Africa Wallets
Shopping

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

The gurus from online gift store Tidy & Co. share some ‘what to get your sweetheart for lover’s day’ ideas

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Lifestyle

From Sirloin To T-Bone, Here's Where To Find The Finest Steaks

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

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Music

Annual Music Festivals in Cape Town

Whatever your taste in music, the Mother City's got it covered

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Arts & Culture

South Africa's First Indoor Mega Play Park for Kids of All Ages is Now Open

A virtual reality room, 3D maze, indoor zipline and Hint Hunt escape games are some of the features at this awesome new SuperPark at the V&A Waterfront.  

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Le Quartier art
Shopping

10 top restaurants selling art

Visit some of Cape Town’s best restaurants for a visual feast

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Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea Point
Music

Strolla: Where the Whole Fam Eat Like Kings in Slops on Sea Point's Platinum Mile

Epic Seaboard sunsets in shorts and slops on the Corona Deck, sipping signature cocktails to easygoing live Motown tunes, tucking into scrummy (and surprisingly affordable) meals while the kids make their own pizza – Strolla tonight anyone?

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F45 Gym Camps Bay
Sport

Top Gyms in Cape Town

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

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Lifestyle

10 Reasons To Choose Inner City Ideas Cartel For Meetings and Office Spaces in Cape Town

Sleek serviced offices and desks with lightning-fast internet, ample boardrooms and all the bleisure lifestyle benefits you can imagine

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AfrikaBurn festival Zuid-Afrika
Annual Events

From FanCon to AfrikaBurn, Here are the Events to Get Excited About in April

Three dorpies are hosting the biggest festivals of the month, and there are a host of specialty events in the CBD and winelands

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Make a difference in the lives of the Cape’s sick and injured animals

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The most wonderful time of the year comes early in this Western Cape town

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

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The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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Infinity pools, jacuzzis, a man-made beach and a kid’s corner, all in one location

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Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

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This exciting off-road adventure provides fun for the whole family

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This iconic Observatory restaurant offers a special Sunday burger deal that comes with a ...

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Make this charming musical revue haunt home on Sunday afternoons for half price glasses ...

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Six local bands live and After Dark at the Two Oceans Aquarium – WATCH the vids to pick ...

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Fresh off Broadway and into one of Cape Town’s most favourite theatres, this show about ...

Plett ARTS FestivalTwo Weeks Of Culture, Food, Music & ...

Dip your toes into the artsy side of life at the annual Plett ARTS Festival

Ubuntu Climbs 365 3How Many Hikes Up Table Mountain Does ...

A hike a day gets the funds raised. This guy is hiking Table Mountain every single day of ...

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Cartel House 8Get a Co-Work Desk Discount Plus Free ...

Book your hot desk at this ultra-luxe Cape Town co-working space provider this Monday and ...

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative ...

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RicksHappy Hour Special at Rick’s Café ...

With over 600 beverage options, you'll certainly be spoilt for choice

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Tuck into four tapas and a bottle of wine for R280 on Mondays at this intimate musical ...

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