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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: Support a friend's business

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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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7 Weekend Picks: Theatre, Action, Music, Food What More Does A Weekend Need?

Plus a Tennessee Williams masterpiece is back after 30-years

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Outstanding And Out of Town: Markets Worth Travelling For

Moonlight markets in the Karoo, sell-out cinnamon rolls in McGregor and a steampunk-style market in Elgin

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The Premium Work-and-Play Hub For Business Travellers Who want It All

Plush hotels lead down to convenient coworking offices and bedecked lounges

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NEW: The One Dish, Served One Day A Week That Feeds Whole Families

Akni, named after the humble food made of protein, basmati rice, potato, spices and love

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Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

Function venues with a difference, plus plenty of traditional options, for your next event

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Shakespeare’s Is The New Durbanville Restaurant With a Sense of Theatrics

A place for grown-ups to be spoilt with fine food, good wine and entertainment

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NEW PLACE: A Coffee Shop In the City Where You can Order the Velvet Bean

Three things make this coffee shop special: a health elixir, historical artefacts, and wholeheartedness

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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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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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It's Okay To Lose Your Mind to Change It For The Better

Practical (and legal) tools to aid health and wellbeing

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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

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

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One of Our Oldest Museums Has Some of The Freshest Works Of Art

What to see right now at the South African National Gallery

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The Little Corner Bookstore Loved By Smart Readers and Authors

Kids love it too with storytime and playtime every Saturday

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Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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Learn from Harvard for Free, Up Your Xhosa Skills, Become a Programmer

Short courses for everyone – whether you’re a manager or have just finished matric

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A New Quaint Cafe That Serves Coffee, Lunch And Vinyl

Chat, learn, eat, relax, listen to vinyl classics, grab a book and admire local art at Café Zör in the Bo-Kaap

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New Place 117Kloof: A Passion Project

Where else can you have coffee amongst the greenery and walk away with the chair you sat on?

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Who Doesn’t Love a Road Trip?

New in town or a true local, you’ll discover something you didn’t know about Cape Town on a Kiff Kombi tour

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NEW PLACE: Wingerd Vista: Built on Beer and Ice-Cream

They call it Wingerd Vista because of the spectacular garden and sculpture views (the food and drinks aren’t bad either)

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Free, New and Secret on Bree Street

17 Things to (re)discover on one of Cape Town most-visited streets

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

(call to check if it's open) 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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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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18 Gangster Museum
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18 Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha

Discover the first of its kind in Cape Town

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It's An Endless Summer (With 117 Movies) at The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Tickets are now on sale for shows starting 16 October 2019

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BREAKING: Aquarium Now Free on Your Birthday

Plus: 15 Things To Discover: 7 Exhibits, 3 ocean experiences and scuba, kids play area and more

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SA's 90 Best Wines: 15% off Platter's 2019 Guide

Plus: Win an exclusive tasting experience with the Platter's publisher and us as you discover SA's 2019 five star wines for all varietals

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Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the surrounds

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Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

A monthly growing sneak peek into the lavish things to do and luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite visitors

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Real Costumes: Hollywood-Calibre for Your Next Themed Party

Emmy and SAFTA nominated: Roaring 20s to vintage Hollywood, biblical to post-apocalyptic flicks and TV series looks for your next themed party

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All Roads Lead to The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay

The crossroads: where South African creativity, culture and kos meet

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Fancy Dress Costume Hire in Cape Town

Making your way to a dress-up party, Halloween hoedown or masquerade ball? Browse our list of costume hire companies to find the perfect party look!

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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Terminology

We enlist the help of some of Cape Town’s ‘sickening’ drag queens to school you on the drag dictionary 

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Zeitz MOCAA Turns One

It’s been a year since the opening of the world’s largest museum of contemporary African art and there’s a lot to look back on

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Magnet Theatre Family Festival
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Enchanting Shows For Kids At This Theatre Family Fest

Six different performances present unique South African and African theatrical experiences

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Wave Your Freak Flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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The Street Artists Behind Our City’s Amazing Murals

Skip the galleries and take a walk through Cape Town to see some impressive street art 

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From Painting to Photography And Everything In-Between, Here Are Some Great Art Studios

Channel your inner creative with our pick of the best art classes and studios in the Mother City

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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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6 Cool Extras That Make it Worth It to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates in the city to discounts on accommodation when booking, here’s how they go the extra mile to help you discover more of Cape Town

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The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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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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The Light Side Café

Indulge in the lighter side of life at this new, uber creative, vegan pop-up eatery

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Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in South Africa

A look at the background of Mzansi’s most sought-after stone 

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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Think you have the musical chops to jam with the city’s top jazz musos?

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Ride (or run) gorgeous trails, drink wine and beer, enjoy a family day

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VIP corporate packages, food trucks, DJs and over 200 beers and ciders

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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See a professional staging of a play not shown in Cape Town for three decades

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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

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15 teambuilding activities and why they work

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An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

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When 21-year-old Benjamin starts an affair with Mrs Robinson, he never expects to fall ...

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Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

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Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

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Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

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A reason to eat out: Get a free pizza on Tuesdays and a free burger on Thursdays at this ...

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

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What most people ask about sunscreen, hay fever, runny tummy, malaria meds and ...

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

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All-new whiskey-Corona mixes, Corona mojitos for after-work drinks during two-hour ...

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

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False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini golf with ...

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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See a professional staging of a play not shown in Cape Town for three decades

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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

Marianne Wine EstateStay at Marianne Wine Estate for 20% ...

There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

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Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley.

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Sample the best that Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry has to offer (and let ...

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Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

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When 21-year-old Benjamin starts an affair with Mrs Robinson, he never expects to fall ...

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Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

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What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

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World-renowned DJ Dino Moran takes over city’s most vibey steak joint

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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