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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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12 Ways To Spend Your 67 Minutes This Mandela Day

We know you want to do good, but often don’t know what to do and where to go. To make it easy for you, here are suggestions of simple and impactful causes to get involved in.

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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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Muizenberg celebrates 100 years of surfing

It’s also where Agatha Christie liked to catch a wave

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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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Uncover the Soweto Gospel Choir And Find Out how you Can Audition

We caught up with Ipeleng Moshe from the Soweto Gospel Choir for inside info and what life is like in the group.

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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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7 SA Success Stories of Entrepreneurs (Incl 3 from Cape Town)

Mobile payment company Yoco is changing the game for small businesses

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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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WATCH: Let’s Get Some Gigs For This Talented Guy (We'll Promote Them All)

Check out this 19 year old’s golden voice – 3 videos, plus: let’s share this and get him gigs

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Put Away the Candles (For Now): No Loadshedding Expected This Week

Eskom is optimistic about the power supply and the City of Cape Town confirms that loadshedding is suspended 

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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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8 Creepy Cape Town Ghost Stories That’ll Send Chills Down Your Spine

Read these at your peril and be prepared to see some of the Mother City’s historical sites in an eerie new light

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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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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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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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Burgers, Pizzas, Cocktails and a Party, There’s Loads to Experience at this Bree Street Eatery

Whether you are looking for a yummy meal during your lunch break or an after-hours pizza with a friend, Arcade Cafe has you covered.  

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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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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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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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The Milnerton family eatery also serves tapas

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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A fluffy soufflé pancake (or two) at Torii at Tjing Tjing House

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Sip the renowned wines and taste delicious gourmet food from Haskell Vineyards

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

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Sample some fine wines and meet the makers behind your favourite tipple

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Hiking, biking, canopy tours and luxury glamping just 50 minutes outside of Cape Town

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And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

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All-new DIY gin bar, double your wine every Wednesday, PLUS: an all-new menu to share

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A family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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The chance to see ocean and bird life at sunrise and get to work on time

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Cape Town Dam Levels At Steady 81.6%

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