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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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WIN: A Team Building Cooking Course For 10 Worth R12 500

Celebrate year-end at Matt Manning’s Chef’s Studios

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Cape Town Dam Levels At Steady 81.6%

We remain within the 650 million litres per day water allocation target

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House of H: The Graffiti-Laden Urban Hangout With a Rooftop and Secret Maze

The inner-city gem where locals eat and keep coming back

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Nominate A Friend's New Business For R60k's Worth Of Activation

Over the past six years, CapeTownMagazine.com has activated over 300 new businesses. Now you, too, can also support entrepreneurs by nominating a friend’s new business for our #CapeTownMagNew project in association with Yoco

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It’s All About the (Very Big) Steaks at Dale’s Black Angus

The question is: can you finish the 1kg rump? (For the more moderate, there’s tapas, too)  

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Winter's The Best Time To Plan A Special Getaway With These Great Deals

Why? Because you get more bang for your buck with low-season specials

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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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A Slice Of Japan On 3 Floors (With Rooftop Bar)

The must-do experience is Kaiseki, considered the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine

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NEW: A Colourful, Lush And Extravagant Gastropub

Kong, the city’s hottest new bar and grill in De Waterkant

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WildSprout Wholefoods Serves Healthy Meals Everyone Will Enjoy

Healthy food that’s delicious and affordable  

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Bubbly and Sushi: Need we Say More?

And not just any bubbly. A bottle of Moët all to yourself (or to share, if you’re feeling generous) and a plate of Cape Town’s finest sushi  

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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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Cape Town’s First 100% Halaal Bootlegger Is In Sea Point

From banana bread to full-on breakfasts or hearty lunches

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15 Inner-City Discoveries You Need To Make

You don’t need to go far  – or spend much money or time – to experience these local gems in the city on a Saturday morning

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NEW PLACE - PLAYS VINYL: 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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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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More Than 50 Kickass Activities For Kids

There’s plenty to do with your children – indoor and outdoor, dry or wet, with animals, adults and other kids – in the city or in the suburbs.  

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Bachelorette Party Ideas in Cape Town

Get some suggestions to suit any bride-to-be and budget

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Top Bachelor Party Ideas in Cape Town

Stag parties for every budget, style and personality

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New Experiences: 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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Free, New and Secret on Bree Street

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

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12 Fisheries and Fresh Fish Spots that Locals Love

From fresh fish to crayfish, prawns to fish and chips and mussels

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Things to do with teenagers in Cape Town

From kite surfing and shark cage diving to learning to code in the field of robotics – here's what you should be doing with your teens in Cape Town

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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. 

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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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Kids Birthday Party Spots That Make it Super Easy for Mom and Dad

Focus on the joy, not the stress. These kids birthday places take the effort out of organising the big day

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Get Tattooed and Be a Canvas of Your Experiences

Let these talented artists decorate your skin

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Nature's Way: Secret Rock Pools And Hidden Waterfalls to Explore

Picnic spots near undisturbed waterfalls and lesser-known beach and rock pools that are much closer than you think

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Date Ideas – From First Date To 50th Anniversary

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

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Top Chinese Restaurants in Cape Town

A selection of premium eateries to chow down with chopsticks in the Mother City 

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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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These Winter Specials Will Make The Season Work Hard For You

Bonus: being social is easier on your pocket right now  

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Strip clubs in Cape Town showcase beautiful ladies in style

If you’re looking for some flirtatious fun, we have good news for you

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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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Cool Art Hotel Meets Pooch Palace – Unique Discoveries at Radisson RED in The Heart of The Hip Silo District

It’s not every day you find a pet-friendly hotel that looks like an art gallery and operates on wireless streaming in the heart of Cape Town  

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Top Healthy Eateries In Cape Town

Slimming down the choice of Cape Town's healthy eateries from vegan to vegetarian and from lactose intolerant to gluten-free

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Life's A Beach, Sea You There!

Hidden gems, family-friendly beaches, beaches for sport-lovers, beaches for people-watchers. Dig your toes in the sand and catch some sun

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Vegetarian and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants, Plus: Amazing Desserts Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Finally: from child-friendly veggie spots to places where you can proudly ask for the vegan menu. This is where to take all your friends

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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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A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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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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Top places to watch comedy in Cape Town

The Mother City’s finest stand-up comedy clubs and venues

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Get Your Caffeine Fix At These Incredible Coffee Shops

We've discovered some of the best roasteries and cafés in the Mother City for that perfect cup of java

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Gin Distilleries in and around Cape Town

Our guide to the best creators of gin in Cape Town, and where to find them!  

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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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8 Unique Cape Town Co-Working Spaces and Hot Desk Spots

Claim your spot at these cool co-working spaces around Cape Town, each offering something different to maximise productivity

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Get Your Sushi Fix at One Of These Budget-Friendly Restaurants

Where to find sushi specials in the Mother City 

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

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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