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Excelsior Wines
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Win A Unique Wine Experience for Two at Excelsior Estate

Explore the estate, take in the spectacular views, blend and label your own bottle of wine, overnight in luxury, have a hearty breakfast and take home a mixed case of the estate's wines along with your memories.

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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 and Unusual Things To Do After Dark

A roundup of awesome and quirky after-dark activities in Cape Town

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UPDATE: We’ve Added A Few Incredible New Winter Specials to Our Choice Selection

Unbelievably cool midweek Winelands dinners, breakfast that magically disappears off your bill and more winter deals you don’t want to miss  

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Accommodation Specials: Dream Stays, a New Spot in Paarl, and A Luxury Camping Site

Winter is a great time to finally book into that place you’ve always dreamed of staying in

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52 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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A Celebration of SA's Spiritual Leader Desmond Tutu

We celebrate the man who coined the term ‘Rainbow Nation’

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LISTEN: Little Rainfall Slows Down Recovery of Cape Town's Dams

Average water consumption is up from 519 million litres per day from 505 million per day.

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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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Cool Family Stuff To Do With Kids Over the Winter Holidays

An all-weather theme park, glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, laser tag, free and indoor activities plus restaurants that love catering for kids

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Try Your Hand at these Cape Town Hiking Routes

A selection of the best hiking routes in Cape Town and surrounds

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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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Gin Cocktail Recipes

Your guide to easy DIY drinks to suit all occasions – even your lazy days.

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Spirited away

Jorgensen’s distillery, home of handcrafted spirits and green fairies

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10 Questions For: Das Kapital

Dubbed as one of the biggest DJs in South Africa, this Cape Town-born artist, producer and remixer is known for the brilliance behind his DJ sets, his incredible technical skills and his ability to read the crowd. Das Kapital has seen the stage both locally and internationally playing and headlining for various festivals and night clubs.

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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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10 top speciality markets in Cape Town

A selection of the best speciality markets in Cape Town and surrounds

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Exciting and Unexpected Markets to Explore in the City

A selection of the best markets in Cape Town and surrounds.

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New And Unique Cape Town 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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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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Loadshedding Likely: Things to do When the Lights Go Out

Eskom warns of "high risk" of loadshedding ... again. Here are a few fun things to do in the dark

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Top Kids Parties in Cape Town

A selection of super spots to celebrate youngsters’ special occasions 

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The Start of Something New

Get ready to tap into a new year and a new you!

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Top Gyms in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to keep fit in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Ideas For Things To Do For Valentine's Day in Cape Town

From a tinder party in Long Street to a spoken word gathering in a bookstore, we’ve rounded up the unique things to do this Valentine’s Day

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Exciting Spots to Watch Soccer with Friends

Find all the city’s unique sports bars and restaurants that are geared to get you into sports mode and enjoy lively and exciting soccer matches

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Here Comes Festival Season: Food, Wine, Flower And Music Feasts This August

Welcome August and celebrate the new month of warmer days with these classic and unique annual events

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Take A Look At The Thrilling New Skatepark in Woodstock

The new recreational space is a community-driven initiative aimed at motivating and integrating the youth through sport.  

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Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

Keep it in the family with eateries that are child-friendly too

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First Look: The Bronze Mandela Statue in the City Hall Balcony

Reconciliation, unity and healing were the topics of the day as the new Mandela statue was unveiled at the City Hall on 24 July 2018.

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Cape Town: Four Seasons in One Day

When is the best time of the year to visit Cape Town?

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Take a trip down Longmarket Street

Greenmarket Square, St George’s Mall and Eastern Food Bazaar are only a few of Longmarket Street’s offerings!

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Happy Hour Specials in Cape Town

Your guide to the when, where and what of after-work drink deals in the Mother City

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Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar

The bar upstairs from Dear Me, and the restaurant downstairs from Tjing Tjing

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Spend a Day in: Simon’s Town

Spend a day exploring Cape Town’s oldest naval port and its surrounding village

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Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs

A great place to raise your children, and an even better place for them to go partying in.

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10 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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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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Cool Cape Town Apps

A round-up of the most popular and helpful applications to help you make the most of the Mother City

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Trendiest Places in Cape Town

Restaurants and bars trendier than a hash tag Last Update: 8 June 2017

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Breakfast Spots in Cape Town

Rise and shine with Cape Town’s hearty breakfast pit-stops

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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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10 Questions For: Mike Eloff

The hotshot Cape Town Iger (@TheLawry) responsible for the incredible #365Sunsets, #365Sunrises and #365PortraitsOfStrangers projects 

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Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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Top Beaches in Cape Town

A Selection of the best beaches in and around The Mother City.

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100 Million Cape Town Discoveries For The World

CapeTownMagazine.com celebrates 100 000 Instagram followers with a goal to generate “100 million Cape Town Discoveries for the World”  

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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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Cool First Date Ideas After Matching Online

A selection of original things to do for potential couples

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Top markets in the Cape Winelands

A selection of the best markets in the Cape Winelands

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Top markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

A selection of the best markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

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