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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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Off-The-Radar Beaches: Rocky Coves, Hidden Hamlets, Isolated Enclaves

17 idyllic sandy stretches for families, surfers, trendsetters, people watching and isolation

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7 Weekend Picks: Theatre, Action, Music, Food What More Does A Weekend Need?

Plus a Tennessee Williams masterpiece is back after 30-years

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Heart, Soul, Scenery and Food at these Special Cape Town Markets

Markets by the seaside, the suburbs and the township

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Wet Weekend Puts A Spring In Cape Town’s Step

Dams supplying the City of Cape Town are over 80% full

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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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The Premium Work-and-Play Hub For Business Travellers Who want It All

Plush hotels lead down to convenient coworking offices and bedecked lounges

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13 Hip and Trending Party Places in Cape Town & Surrounds

Your go-to list whether you want to party hard or just chill

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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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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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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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End-Of-Year Party Ideas To Pitch To Your Boss

Because why leave it up to management

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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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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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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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A New Quaint Cafe That Serves Coffee, Lunch And Vinyl

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: Unique Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

Something nice. Something unique. Something you find out about from your best friends.

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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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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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See How Much Wildlife You Can Spot While Swimming in These Rock Pools and Waterfalls

Hike or camp at these trails that lead to gorgeous rock pools and waterfalls

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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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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Think you have the musical chops to jam with the city’s top jazz musos?

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Ride (or run) gorgeous trails, drink wine and beer, enjoy a family day

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VIP corporate packages, food trucks, DJs and over 200 beers and ciders

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

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See a professional staging of a play not shown in Cape Town for three decades

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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

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15 teambuilding activities and why they work

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

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When 21-year-old Benjamin starts an affair with Mrs Robinson, he never expects to fall ...

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Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

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Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

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

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A reason to eat out: Get a free pizza on Tuesdays and a free burger on Thursdays at this ...

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

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What most people ask about sunscreen, hay fever, runny tummy, malaria meds and ...

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

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All-new whiskey-Corona mixes, Corona mojitos for after-work drinks during two-hour ...

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False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini golf with ...

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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

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See a professional staging of a play not shown in Cape Town for three decades

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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

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There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

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Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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An expansive gallery and pristine outdoor landscape showcase a free exhibition by a young ...

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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

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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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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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World-renowned DJ Dino Moran takes over city’s most vibey steak joint

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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