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Warm and Toasty: Our Pick of Restaurants with a Fireplace

Cosy Up At These Restaurants With Fireplaces

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Driver’s Licence Renewal in Cape Town

A step-by-step guide to renewing or replacing your South African driving permit

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Unique Halloween: Something For Everyone To Experience

From date ideas and cool parties to safe trick or treating and kid-friendly Halloween

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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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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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Fancy Dress Costume Hire in Cape Town

Making your way to a dress-up party, Halloween hoedown or masquerade ball? Browse our list of costume hire companies to find the perfect party look!

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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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Top Dating Ideas in Cape Town

A selection of fun, romantic things to do for clueless couples

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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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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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Charities in Cape Town

The selfless organisations giving back to our communities

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Attractions at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of cultural and historical sights at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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Restaurants offering food and wine pairings in Cape Town

Go on, spoil yourself to a tasting menu paired with top Cape wine

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BREAKING: New Cape to St Helena Yacht Race Starts December

Excited sailors to celebrate New Year's out on the South Atlantic as the new Cape to St Helena yacht race kicks off 26 December

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10 Questions: Theodore Yach

Two years ago we featured Theodore Yach – who died October 17 2018 – in 10 Questions

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Best Picnic Spots in the Cape Winelands and Surrounds

Sit back, relax and enjoy an outdoor lunch at one of these beautiful wine farms

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Top Kids Parties in Cape Town

A selection of super spots to celebrate youngsters’ special occasions 

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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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Discover Disco Fridays and House Saturdays at New Club Wonderland

Now open: New club Wonderland on Buitenkant Street

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Spend a day in: Paarl

Discover the pearl of the Winelands

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10 top restaurants selling art

Visit some of Cape Town’s best restaurants for a visual feast

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Healthy Lunches That Won’t Break the Bank

Forgot to bring lunch to work or school? Avoid the junky fast food joints and feed your body’s needs while being kind to your wallet

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Budget restaurants in Cape Town

Our pick of the Mother City’s finest cheap eateries for the prudent and penny-wise

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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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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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The Rise of Coffee Culture in Cape Town

We travel back in time to trace the fresh aroma of the much-loved java bean in the Mother City

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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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Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

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

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Night Markets in Cape Town

Shop to your heart’s content after the work day is done at these one-of-a-kind evening bazaars in and around the Mother City

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Spend a Day in: Hout Bay

Spend some time in the Republic of Hout Bay

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Best Milkshakes in Cape Town

Where is the best place to get a delicious gourmet milkshake? We know!

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Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Cape Town

The inside scoop on the top venues keeping Cape Town cool

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Best Pizza Places in Cape Town

Cheesus crust we love pizza!

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Behind A Pink Door And a Fence Sits An Exciting New Place

Gardens Collectors Club is waiting to be discovered

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The best braai spots in Cape Town

Spend a lazy afternoon doing what we South Africans do best

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Top Bachelor Party Ideas in Cape Town

Stag parties for every budget, style and personality

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Bree Street: Cape Town’s hippest street

Take a stroll down Bree for gourmet restaurants, happening bars and beautiful architecture

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Budget Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

A selection of reliable, cheap car hire agents in the Mother City

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Unique, special and big cinemas in Cape Town and surrounds

It's movie time in Cape Town and surrounds

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Rockin’ October: Here’s What To Get Up To In The Month Of Better Weather

Cheese fests to trance parties, October’s got more than Halloween up its sleeve

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Diving in South Africa's Marine Protected Areas

Background information on permits needed for Diving in South Africa

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Where to watch live jazz in Cape Town

A selection of great clubs, bars and restaurants where you can listen to live jazz

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10 Questions For: Michael Markovina

A fisheries biologist, modern day explorer, the creator of TEDxSeaPoint and, most of all, a man who’s passionate about conserving the health and wealth of our oceans

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Explore the Flavours of Cape Town On Foot with Cape Town Culinary Tours

Taste your way through this strikingly unique and multicultural city with a food tour

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The Scenic Routes For Memorable Road Trips in The Western Cape

From stunning seaside views to miles and miles of Game of Thrones-esque mountainous landscape, the Western Cape is always picture perfect on a road trip.  

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New Place: What An Architect is Doing To Get Tourists to Explore Cape Town on Foot

Layovers, early check-out and late check-ins come with many hassles. Here’s why baggage should not be one of them

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Top places to eat lunch on Long Street in Cape Town

Spending time on Cape Town's favourite street

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Spend a Day in: Kalk Bay

Discover one of Cape Town’s treasure troves

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Top markets in the Cape Winelands

A selection of the best markets in the Cape Winelands

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All-new DIY gin bar, PLUS: double your wine every Wednesday

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All-new DIY gin bar, PLUS: double your wine every Wednesday

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Share the experience at Cape Town Comedy Club in the Waterfront’s Pumphouse every ...

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Champagne, mussels and some live music is all you need at this seafood restaurant

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Two Hours of 2-For-1 Drink Specials with Happy Hour At La Parada

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Simplified skin health for less in store this holiday season

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Learn to SUP for less thanks to High Five Kitesurf school

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You read that right, kids can go ice skating in summer

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool parties on a private guest farm in ...

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Kick back, sip wine and relax with a country movie screening experience

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

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Some of South Africa’s most established stage performers take to the stage in this ...

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Haskell Vineyards offers patrons a delicious meal and glass of wine at a discounted price

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Book via Whatsapp: Workday-perfect nail treatments with free rinse and discounts on all ...

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Celebrate with a VIP Stellenbosch and Winelands helicopter ride and lunch experience – ...

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Whales, dolphins, penguins, cape fur seals and mola mola (sunfish), an awesome boat trip ...

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A talented 10-piece cast impersonates music legends to perfection

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Wednesdays only: Gorgeous vintage cocktail dresses to realistic historical costumes for ...

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Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

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Loved by locals, House of H now does delicious new lunch specials – from boerie rolls ...

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The vibrant diversity of District Six comes alive with an exhibition about a famously ...

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Made fresh right in front of you, with your choice of sauces and toppings – this is one ...

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Make your dinner worthwhile with this new set menu from Coco Safar

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Grab your growler and bring a friend for burgers and beer at the Diep River taproom

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative ...

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Secure your desk at this excellent co-working space provider in Cape Town on Wednesdays ...

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What’s better than one burger? Two burgers. Arcade Cafe in Bree Street has exactly what ...

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Head to this classy restaurant and tapas bar in the Cape Quarter for a winter wine ...

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Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures offers patrons a 20% discount when they stay at this ...

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Pick your cherries and eat them too at this family-friendly cherry farm in Ceres

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A world of frozen fun this festive season

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Tuck into two lamb burgers and fries for the price of one every Wednesday

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Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ...

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Venue in Woodstock, the line-up and your tickets here, plus: 3 vids to get you in the mood

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Two Hours of 2-For-1 Drink Specials with Happy Hour At La Parada

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

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Kick back, sip wine and relax with a country movie screening experience

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Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

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Some of South Africa’s most established stage performers take to the stage in this ...

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

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A talented 10-piece cast impersonates music legends to perfection

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High Five’s camps and clinics mean you get tips from kitesurfing pros

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Make it worthwhile with luxury set menu lunches from Coco Safar

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The vibrant diversity of District Six comes alive with an exhibition about a famously ...

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Get the staff bonding with this exhilarating live group escape game in Cape Town

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Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures offers patrons a 20% discount when they stay at this ...

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A hike a day gets the funds raised. This guy is hiking Table Mountain every single day of ...

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