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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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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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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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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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A Makandi Band in Cape Town, A Free Concert at the Waterfront And A Noiseless Beach Party in Clifton

Plus an all-African art festival and a Game of Thrones star in a romantic comedy.

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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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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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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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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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Galileo - Kirstenbosch
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All The Movie Magic at The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Snuggle up to a loved one as you watch love stories unfold like in Notting Hill, or have a giggle at classic comedies like Mrs Doubtfire – all while under a starry Capetonian sky

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Two Oceans Aquarium Birthday Free2
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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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Luxurious Experiences in Cape Town

A sneak peek into the lavish luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite.

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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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18 Gangster Museum
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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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Paul Cluver
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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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Bree Street: Cape Town’s hippest street

Take a stroll down Bree for gourmet restaurants, happening bars and beautiful architecture

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
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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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Art Lessons
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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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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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The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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Just Like Papa 2
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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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Kiff Kombis Township Tour
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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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The Light Side Café

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

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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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Shimansky's History of Diamonds
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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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Tanzanite: Africa’s Rarest Gem

A guide to one of the world’s most coveted and sought after precious stones

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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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The Evolution of the Mother City

Take a look at what our beautiful city used to look like in the 1800s and early 1900s compared to how it looks now

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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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Cafe du Cap
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Café du Cap on Loop Street

Café du Cap brings a taste of France to Loop Street

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In The Zone
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In The Zone creative space in Plumstead

Get your creative juices flowing at this fun, family-friendly art studio!

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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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Mojo Market
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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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Michael Stevenson Gallery
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Cape Town a Global Art Capital?

In light of a blossoming creative scene, tongues are wagging about whether the Mother City has what it takes to carve itself a place on the international art map. Dayle Kavonic investigates.

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Bright Day Art Classes in Woodstock
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Bright Day Art Classes in Cape Town

Learn to draw and paint (almost) like a pro

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Worldart Gallery
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Worldart Gallery in Cape Town Proves That Size Doesn’t Matter

The small creative space that’s a big platform for urban contemporary artists

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Space Between Art Gallery in Cape Town

Woodstock welcomes a rebellious new exhibition venue dedicated to promoting the underground street art scene 

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Maboneng Township Arts Experience Cape Town
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Township Tour with a Twist – the Maboneng Township Arts Experience

Experience township life and local art with the Langa Township Arts Gallery Tour

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Alexander Bar Cafe
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Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre

An intimate and eclectic performance space in the heart of Cape Town

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Woodstock Street Art
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Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

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