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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: 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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Freddie Mercury and the Bo-Kaap And 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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High-Alcohol Beer, Winter Wine Pairings and Laughs For Charity

And in between all the fun, learn how to boost your business game

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Win The Perfect Date Night

Up for grabs: Two tickets to Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that’s wowing audiences at the Fugard Theatre  

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NEW PLACE: A Tribute to Aunty Zör who Made Magic In The Kitchen

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

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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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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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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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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Arts & Culture

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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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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Arts & Culture

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
Arts & Culture

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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Arts & Culture

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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Arts & Culture

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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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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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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Arts & Culture

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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Arts & Culture

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 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: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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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 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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Plus rooftop shenanigans from Wednesday to Saturday

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Plus rooftop shenanigans from Wednesday to Saturday

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One for the women: Three-course lunch, comedy, wine and a goodie bag filled ...

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Enjoy a cuppa at the coffee shop, then ask the barista about a tour

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

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Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

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

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Riaad Moosa, Conrad Koch, Sifiso Nene and more come together to raise funds for a rural ...

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The Vineyard Hotel brings back The Hotel Plays series with an American masterpiece

Basic Photography WorkshopBoost Your Instagram Skills

Learn basic photography skills at a venue with lots of photo opportunities

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Now On At The ...

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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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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Enjoy a true South African sundowner at this picturesque venue just outside of ...

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You, a couple friends, sitting at the Corona surfboard tables with your feet in the ...

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End off the working week with a braai under the umbrellas in Green Point – food's ready ...

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Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

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

Wine FliesA Wine Tour Like No Other With Wine ...

Experience the best wines the Western Cape has to offer, all while having fun with Wine ...

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Enjoy this interactive excursion to the bustling community of Langa

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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

Roast and Co Daily: Two Hours of 2-For-1 Specials at ...

Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

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Chill jazzy beats while you enjoy dinner, then the dance floor opens at 9pm till late

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Forget the traffic: watch the sun set to cool SA house vibes with after-work sundowners ...

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

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownSave on your kids’ birthday party ...

Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

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New to the surfing game? You’re in good hands at African Soul Surfer

African Soul Surfer Backpackers in Cape TownBook a Surf and Yoga Retreat at the ...

This week-long surf and yoga camp includes breakfast, accommodation and all your ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Find zen and learn about nutritious food to help you keep your body in top shape

sounding_the_voidDiscover the Art of Listening At A ...

A free audio exhibition exploring fantasy islands, suits that give you a different ...

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CapeTownMagazine.com and Barons Cape Town VW are making Saturday morning the best day for ...

Soetes and Soup - 1Winter-Style Wine Pairings

Wineries in the Breedekloof Valley are pairing their wares with a winter winner

WinterfestExtreme Beers And One Helluva Party

High-alcohol natural brews in floral Belgian, caramel raisin English and ...

the_hotel-plays_hotel_barA Tennessee Williams Classic at a Hotel ...

The Vineyard Hotel brings back The Hotel Plays series with an American masterpiece

Basic Photography WorkshopBoost Your Instagram Skills

Learn basic photography skills at a venue with lots of photo opportunities

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Now On At The ...

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

kiff_kombi_gin_tourIt’s Cape Town's Most Spirited Road ...

All aboard, gin lovers. You’re about to discover Cape Town’s hidden gin gems

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Sundoo’s South-Indian-inspired tapas are ideal for that lazy lunch that turns into ...

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Chef Matt Manning serves a two-, three- or five-course brunch

ghost_walksWalk With Ghosts In A Haunted Village ...

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

OX Seals 04Smile: You Get 10% Off Seal Snorkelling ...

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

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Turn the Tigger 2 Royale catamaran into your personal Love Boat, with their special ...

Teen Photography Boot CampTake Your Shot: Photography Boot Camp ...

The course includes live demo training, camera equipment to hire plus an official ...

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Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

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Knife will treat you to a free meal on any Saturday that falls in the month of your ...

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Embark on a spiritual Sunday journey through one of the Mother City’s most soulful ...

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

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

Roast and Co Daily: Two Hours of 2-For-1 Specials at ...

Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

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

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownSave on your kids’ birthday party ...

Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

trail_and_yogaRevive your fitness at this winter ...

Find zen and learn about nutritious food to help you keep your body in top shape

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Freddie Mercury and the Bo-Kaap And Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

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