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Bistros

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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grub_vine
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How Grub and Vine Matches Fine Dining with Bistro Perfection

Chef Matt Manning does it all with so much flair

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A Hidden Gem For an Intimate Night Out: Jéan-Luc’s Kitchen on Orphan Street

Don’t blink or you’ll miss it: (Very) slow-roasted pork belly, spectacular tasting boards and a deconstructed chandelier

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Benguela_Lakeside2
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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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vixi
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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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moyo_eden8
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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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15 On Orange_New1
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New at 15 on Orange: Restaurant With No Name (Yet)

New in the old Savour space: An iconic building. Completely renovated. Great views of Table Mountain. So fresh that the restaurant doesn’t have a name yet ...

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winter_specials
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Life Doesn’t Stop When Winter Starts

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

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La Paris6
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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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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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House of h
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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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charlie bistros und bar
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Hip New Bistro: Charlie On Kloof Nek Road

The Kloof Nek area is really coming into its own – check out the vintage decor, terrace mountain views and contemporary food seven days a week at new spot Charlie

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Coco Safar Dinner NEW
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Global Brand, Local Flavour at this Luxury Cafe Gem in Sea Point

Coco Safar offers a luxury experience from breakfast to dinner while still being affordable. 

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Primal Eatery 8
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This Restaurant Takes Braaied Meat (and Cocktails) to Higher Levels

Primal Eatery, the award-winning "meatery" is a fun-dining restaurant, with food cooked over a live open fire, creative cocktails and an upbeat ambience.

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hq friday feels
Bistros

Warm and Toasty: Our Pick of Restaurants with a Fireplace

Cosy Up At These Restaurants With Fireplaces

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Backyard Grill Braai Area
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The Backyard Grill Lounge in Cape Town

Come shisa nyama at this chilled-out Sea Point braai spot 

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Kloof Street House
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Kloof Street House: Cape Town’s Secret Garden Restaurant

The enchanting hidden gem where you will discover a magical dining experience 

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Roast and Co
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Roast & Co. Rotisserie Chicken Restaurant & Bar in Cape Town's Heritage Square

The chickens have come home to roost at Roast & Co., a Heritage Square eatery that is taking a new, high-end approach to the humble chicken

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main hq
Bistros

HQ: A Decade of Decadent Steaks in the Heart of the Mother City

Headquarters, as the sign reads at the entrance of the history-filled Heritage Square, is sophisticated yet simple

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main hq
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From Sirloin To T-Bone, Here's Where To Find The Finest Steaks

A selection of Mother City steakhouses serving up sizzling sirloin, fiery fillet and medium-rare rump

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Rotiserrie lamb from Seelan Restaurant Waterfront
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Seelan Restaurant & Bar

Celebrated Mother City kitchen maestro opens a new Mediterranean eatery in the V&A Waterfront

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Truth coffee
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Discovering Cape Town’s Coffee Shops and Artisan Roasteries

They do it by hand; meet the roasters making our local 'black gold'!

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Strolla New 1
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Strolla: Sea Point's Hidden Sea View Deck and Kids Play Room

Epic Seaboard sunsets in shorts and slops on the Corona Deck, tucking into scrummy (and surprisingly affordable) meals while the kids make their own pizza – Strolla tonight anyone?

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Jack Black 10
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Growlers, Brides and Other Cool Surprises at Jack Black’s Brewing Co

Insta-fab weddings, Saturday sports games, a rare mural and so much live music – every cool and unique experience to unlock at this Diep River brewery

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The Grey Hotel1
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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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shortmarket
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The Shortmarket Club

Get exciting food and a feel of luxury.

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The Moveable Feast has opened in Kloof Nek.
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Cafe by Day, French Bistro by Night, Hemingway Might Have Loved Moveable Feast

Two friends, seven-hour lamb and a hammer to crack the salty fish crust. Here’s why we’re intrigued by this new place in the familiar old Rafiki’s spot on Kloof Nek

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Dear Me interior
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Now Closed: But An Exciting New Place is Popping Up In The Old Dear Me Space Soon

Note that, sadly, veggie eatery Dear Me has closed its doors. But we know of something new coming here soon 

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Lola's Long Street
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Lola’s on Long Street

Still making the food you love, with love

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picados 1
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What’s Behind the Secret Shortmarket Street Door You Probably Didn’t Even Know Existed?

A hidden door, a new secret restaurant with Latin-style aperitivo snacks and cocktails, easy food and select cuts of meat by the Argentinean chef you just might recognise – here’s why we think you’ll love Picadas, our latest discovery

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Fire and Ice Hotel Cape Town 11
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It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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NOW NOW
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Woolworths’ NOW NOW on Longmarket Street

Save your lunch break with this super-fast, super-good eatery in Cape Town

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A Touch of Madness Interior Front 2
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Feel at home at A Touch of Madness in Observatory

The recently upgraded restaurant and bar in a converted Victorian is a place to put up your feet and relax

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The Light Side Cafe 3
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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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Granary Cafe Silo Hotel
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The Granary Cafe at The Silo Hotel

Elegant eatery in Cape Town

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Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre
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Cape Town’s History in Kaapse Stories: a Musical Paired with Dinner

Watch the history of Cape Town unfold through the magic of theatre, Rockwell Theatre presents Kaapse Stories

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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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Rcaffe exterior 2016
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Rcaffé on Long Street in Cape Town

Feed your soul at this eclectic Mother City coffee shop and restaurant

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Melissa's The Food Shop
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Melissa's The Food Shop Presents Mantra Cafe

Be prepared to be treated to sea views and scrumptious food at this new restaurant

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Lily's Restaurant
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Lily’s Restaurant in Mouille Point

Your quintessential hotspot in Cape Town

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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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Cocoa Oola
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Cocoa Oola on Kloof Street

Beloved family-owned cafe serving neighbourhood favourites

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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant and Tea Garden
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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant in the Mother City

Stunning eatery and tea garden in Cape Town

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Blaauwberg Meat - 2
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Hidden Gem: The Bistro at Blaauwberg Meat Specialties

Packed away in the furthest corner of Ottery Industria, we find this weeks Hidden Gem.

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A Foodbarn dish
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The Foodbarn Studio in Noordhoek

Welcome to Chef Franck and Nicky’s fine-dining eatery

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Bella Ev
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Bella Ev in Muizenberg

Ottoman-inspired restaurant and guesthouse in Cape Town

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Clarke's Diner Cape Town | Bree Street Restaurant
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Wholesome on Bree Street

Prime eatery open in Cape Town

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Dalliance
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Dalliance at the V&A Waterfront

Stunning eatery in the Mother City

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Bouchon Wine Bar
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Bouchon in Hout Street

Stunning Wine Bar and Bistro in the Mother City

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Mangata Restaurant
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Mangata Restaurant in Simon’s Town

The best contemporary cuisine combined with great Simon’s Town views

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La Tete
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La Tête on Bree Street

Divine upmarket restaurant in the Mother City...

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