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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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The best braai spots in Cape Town

Spend a lazy afternoon doing what we South Africans do best

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Discovering Seapoint

A selection of things to do along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town

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Around About Cars
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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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12 Apostles Cinema
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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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14 Great Up-coming Events in Cape Town This October

Includes a pole-dancing competition, kites, and a show of rare art

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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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Jazz
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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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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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Quiz Nights in Cape Town

Geek is the new chic: where to find a Cape Town pub quiz Last Update: 26 June 2017

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Surfing
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Best Surf Spots in and Around Cape Town

Your guide to the best places to catch a wave in and around Cape Town 

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The Chocolate Festival
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Classical Music, Huge Beer Gardens, Wild Flowers and Lots Of Chocolate

Plus one last winter celebration and tons of events for Women’s Day (and month)

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Desmond Tutu
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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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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town
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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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Gin Cocktails
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Art Lessons
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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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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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6 Cool Extras That Make it Worth It to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates in the city to discounts on accommodation when booking, here’s how they go the extra mile to help you discover more of Cape Town

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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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From Cape Town With Love
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NOW OPEN: Three Women, One Dream And Now They Have A Coffee Shop on Long Street

An accountant, a pharmacist and a writer have taken the leap and opened their coffee shop – celebrate with a R50 curry bowl

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Top bakeries in Cape Town

The creamiest cream cakes, the puffiest pastry and the most delicious, rustic sour-dough bread

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Playtopia now offers a B2B avenue for developer entrepreneurs

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Money raised at long-table feast goes towards school for wineland’s kids

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Bring the family to walk, run or ride after the sun sets in Paarl

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Learn moves from the experts and party like an Argentinian dancer

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Dining here is not only a sensory delight; it’s an interactive experience

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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Kids’ area expands, there are minders and under 12s get in for free at ...

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

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Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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

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Enjoy a true South African sundowner at this picturesque venue just outside of ...

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You, a couple friends, sitting at the Corona surfboard tables with your feet in the ...

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What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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

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

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

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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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Money raised at long-table feast goes towards school for wineland’s kids

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Enjoy free yoga, vegan eats, something for kids, and dancing at launch of new yoga studio ...

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

Illustration workshopsLearn To Draw Like A Pro In This Fun ...

Top city illustrator will give you personal guidance in her small summer classes

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The V&A Waterfront Presents the 2nd V&A Motor Show

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

BallieThere’s A Ballie Beatdown in Hope ...

MMA fighters in the over-35 category fight to raise funds for prostate and testicular ...

Wavescape Surf Film Festival CliftonGather Your Beaches For Art, Movies and ...

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

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What would you do if you'd been given two hours and 15 fun things to do?

liefde-by-die-damFall In Love With Live Music At The Dam

A day out with your besties or with the whole family to enjoy live music from Francois ...

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

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

rodan_kane_hartRodan Kane Hart: Making the Most of ...

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 ...

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

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

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All aboard, gin lovers. You’re about to discover Cape Town’s hidden gin gems

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

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Sundoo’s South-Indian-inspired tapas are ideal for that lazy lunch that turns into ...

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Chef Matt Manning serves a two-, three- or five-course brunch

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Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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

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Turn the Tigger 2 Royale catamaran into your personal Love Boat, with their special ...

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

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Knife will treat you to a free meal on any Saturday that falls in the month of your ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

pepperclubPepper Club Hotel Movie and Dinner

Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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