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Arts & Culture

New Restaurants And Experiences to Discover and Share

Exciting new restaurants, coffee shops, bars, clubs, markets, venues and hot spots to discover and explore. PLUS: Watch these unique local concept tours

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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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Lifestyle

Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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Lifestyle

Win A Moyo Blouberg at Eden on The Bay Experience for 4

Here’s your chance to discover first-hand why this restaurant on the beachfront is such a hit with tourists and locals alike

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Shopping

7 SA Success Stories of Entrepreneurs (Incl 3 from Cape Town)

Mobile payment company Yoco is changing the game for small businesses

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Annual Events

Nevermind Winter! Find Your Happy Place this May. Here’s How

Learn to breathe (we’re not kidding), dance or hike for your supper – two of many options to get you on top of the world

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Arts & Culture

New: Make Our Place Your Place On The Blouberg Beachfront

Have a cuppa and watch the baker prep artisan loaves and pastries at Our Place

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Fashion

Upcycled Outdoor Gear Sealand Sets Up Shop In Waterfront

The popular sustainable surf and outdoor clothing brand is finally moving in with a permanent store

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Lifestyle

David Coulthard to Speed a Red Bull F1 Car Around Grand Parade

Watch him show off in Kyalami, and teach Tom Cruise to drive the Aston Martin Red Bull F1 car.

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Music

WATCH: Let’s Get Some Gigs For This Talented Guy (We'll Promote Them All)

Check out this 19 year old’s golden voice – 3 videos, plus: let’s share this and get him gigs

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Lifestyle

How Grub and Vine Matches Fine Dining with Bistro Perfection

Chef Matt Manning does it all with so much flair

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Sport

First-Time to Pro, Unique Birthday Parties and Africa's Best Skate Bowl at The Shred Indoor Skatepark

From night sessions to one-on-one lessons, skateboarding birthday parties and a family vibe, oh, and the only global-spec skate bowl in Africa at The Shred

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Sport

New Experiences: 19 Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

We spoke to tour operators: Free tours, private tours, couples, family tours to holiday trips

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Lifestyle

Office Party Ideas Employees Will Attend and the Boss Will be Proud To Sign off

Don’t leave it up to management, when we’ve got over 20 office party venue ideas and experiences to choose from

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Lifestyle

A New Luxury Way To Experience the Cape: Cherry Glamping in Elgin

Discover romantic, adventurous and versatile luxury bell-tented glamping experiences near Cape Town with Cherry Glamping in the picturesque Elgin region

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Music

Something Awesome for Early Evenings at The Daily Music Show on Loop

No more waiting around: The Daily Music Show offers activities and entertainment with substance to fill those awkward hours between when work ends and meeting up with friends

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Recipes

Easter-Ready Chef's Pickled Fish Recipe + A Surprising Veggie Alternative

Two recipes by chefs Heinrich Koen from House of H and Andre Hill from Upper Bloem, as well as the history, spices and what to serve with pickled fish. Video coming soon!

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Arts & Culture

A Comfortable Space for Everyone: Inside The New Black-Owned Yoga Studio Holding Space in Woodstock

This yogi has put last year’s racism-in-yoga saga behind her and opened her own, more outwardly inclusive yoga studio, Holding Space, in Woodstock

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Sport

The Best Unique Yoga Studios in Cape Town & Surrounds

Get your downward dog on with this comprehensive list of Cape Town’s best yoga studios.

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Annual Events

Get in Character and Play The Fool This April

These events are the ultimate escape

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Weddings

11 New Experiences: From Cape Town to Sedgefield With The Benguela Cove

From wine tastings on a lagoon to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove, Nom Nom and Lakeside Lodge & Spa

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Fashion

Get Tattooed and Be a Canvas of Your Experiences

Let these talented artists decorate your skin

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Lifestyle

Date Ideas – From First Date To 50th Anniversary

Something for everyone: Food, adventure, relaxed activities, and adrenaline-pumping experiences

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Arts & Culture

Unique Art Galleries in Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Franschoek and the Cape Peninsula

A look at excellent, small, new or top contemporary and classic exhibition spaces

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Lifestyle

Now Open: New Spot VIXI On Strand Street

Strand Street soon to be the new Bree: Mouthwatering steaks and bespoke cocktails now at VIXI Social House

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Arts & Culture

Special, Unique and Unexpected Function Venues in Cape Town

A special selection of spaces in the Mother City perfect for hosting private parties, social soirées and corporate events

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Lifestyle

What Tourists Taught Us: Moyo at Eden on The Bay is Perhaps the Most Capetonian Beach Restaurant

Just 30 mins from town, a view to die for, awesome vibe and food worth talking about, eaten on a surfboard with your feet in the water  

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Sport

Bring The Kids: City's New Battery Park is Now Officially Complete

7 things to do and discover with the family at the newest addition to the V&A Waterfront’s Canal District

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Sport

Open-to-the-Public: Cool Off In These Swimming Pools and Water Parks

Your guide to some of the best places to sun and swim without sand in and around Cape Town + a place for serious swimmers too

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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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Music

Find Precious Gems At The Other Records In Obs

Peruse a treasure trove of imported brand-new and used LPs, EPs and singles, each with a handwritten review. Find toy collectables, T-shirts, tote bags, books and zines, plus, you might even bump into a DJ or two

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Annual Events

Life Doesn’t Stop When Winter Starts

The perks go up as the temperature goes down with these winter specials.  

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Arts & Culture

Cape Town By Night: Cool Things To Do After Dark

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

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Music

Must See: The Most Versatile Weddings and Functions in Franschhoek

Every type of function you can imagine, 10 different winelands wedding spaces in one and refined farm-to-table bistro restaurant, bakery and deli to discover

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Sport

NEW: Inside Cape Town's First Adventure Lodge

From sandboarding and paintball to showing you the best kitesurfing spots, Zeestock Adventure Lodge knows how to keep the adrenaline flowing  

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Lifestyle

New: Karoo Eco Family Farm Accommodation and Experiences

Brand-new Njalo-Njalo offers idyllic family farm accommodation just 2 hours outside of Cape Town

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Lifestyle

This Foreshore Hotel Puts You Right in the Heart of Cape Town

Famous harbour views and the canal cruise that goes through the property – an ideal location for business and leisure

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Lifestyle

Enjoy First-Class Harbour Views At This Boutique 4-Star Hotel in Simon's Town

Wind down against the backdrop of breathtaking sea views at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

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Arts & Culture

18 Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha

Discover the first of its kind in Cape Town

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Annual Events

Get Tatted, Classy or Potty This March

Celebrate the last of summer with these cool things to do in the Mother City this March

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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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Sport

17 Public Swimming Pools in Cape Town and Surrounds That Are Open This Summer

Dive into this list of public swimming pools in and around Cape Town that are open this summer 

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Lifestyle

NOW OPEN: Folk Cafe's New Beach Restaurant in St James

Expect all-new pizza and dinner menu, milkshakes and ice cream at Folk Cafe’s new beach-style restaurant in St James

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Weddings

Top Wedding Venues in the Winelands

Vineyards make the ideal setting for your big day 

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Music

Win A VVIP Secrets of Summer New Year’s Eve Party Experience For 6

Party in luxury among the VVIPs at the iconic Secrets of Summer New Year’s Eve Beach Party, you get immediate access (no standing in queues), your own table and a dedicated waitron, plus drinks  

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Shopping

Things to Do When It Rains in Cape Town

Winter is playtime in Cape Town  

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Shopping

The Big Christmas Gift Guide: Quirky, Sexy, Cool Gift Ideas + Special Reader Offers

This is our curated list of festive gift and experience ideas for every special person in your life  

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Lifestyle

House of H: Post-Apocalyptic Hideout, Hidden Rooftop and Secret Maze

Step into the hidden inner-city gem and find out why locals eat here and keep coming back (you’ll struggle to find a table after 8pm)

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Shopping

Basic or Boutique, Cape Quarter is Designed to Turn Every Stop Into an Experience

Whether it’s grocery shopping, hitting the gym or lusting over those designer European jeans, Cape Quarter has something for everyone

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Annual Events

Day of Reconciliation (South African Public Holiday)

A SA public holiday where all racial groups are invited to come together to promote reconciliation and national unity for the future of South Africa

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Music

Yoh. Tune Into Cape Town’s New and Online Radio Stations

The magic of radio is often forgotten. We're sharing some special new and established stations with you

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