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Breaking: City of Cape Town announces closure of public facilities

To contain COVID-19 the City closes public swimming pools, camping sites, museums as well as two popular parks

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Things to do to take your mind off lockdown

13 ways to stay connected, mentally strong and entertained

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The most Instagrammable places to visit in Cape Town

Visit your favourite spots around the Cape from your couch

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Easter-ready chef's pickled fish recipe + a surprising veggie alternative

Cape Town chefs Andre Hill and Heinrich Koen dish out their Easter recipes

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Loadshedding update: what's happening right now

Everything you need to know, from the loadshedding stage right now to the schedules

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The Ultimate Cape Town Party Songs From The Past 50 Years

From world-renowned to locally dominant, these are Cape Town’s party rocking songs

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Sweet Spots For An Epic Easter Egg Hunt

Ideas, events and places for Easter egg hunts in Cape Town

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Make Slime, Attend A Parade, And Watch Cricket Legends For Free

Awesome activities to make school holidays less taxing for parents

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New Restaurants And Experiences to Discover and Share

Your new favourite spot is waiting to be discovered... 

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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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Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

Function venues with a difference, plus plenty of traditional options, for your next event

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A Diverse Guide To Cape Town’s Braai Spots

Venues where you can swim, bring alcohol, windsurf and more

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Snug Life: Cosy Restaurants With Fireplaces

Baby, it’s cold outside… stay toasty with fireside drinking and dining

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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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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

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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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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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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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The Colorful Stories, Songs, History Of The Kaapse Klopse

Also known as the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, it happens on 4 January 2020

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Things To Do With Kids That Parents Will Enjoy Too

Indoor, outdoor, dry or rainy, with animals, adults and other kids – in the city or in the suburbs

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Quirky, Sexy, Cool Last-minute Christmas Gifts

Festive gift and experience ideas  

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Guide To Tipping In South Africa

Car guards, petrol attendants, safari rangers and trackers, and other service industry workers

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Unique Things To Do With Teenagers This Summer

From seal snorkeling to learning to code in the field of robotics – for your teens in Cape Town

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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 

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6 Rad Reasons to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates to discount accommodation, this team will help you get more out of Cape Town

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

Because why leave it up to management

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The Best Time To Plan A Special Getaway With These Great Deals

Get more bang for your buck with low-season specials

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Places To Watch Soccer In Your Hood

From chilled pub vibes to intense stadium experiences

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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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9 Pools And Water Parks In And Around Cape Town

This list will satisfy everyone from family to friends. Don’t lose it

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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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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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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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The Ghosts of Cape Town’s Past

7 spooky stories - from the Castle of Good Hope to Groote Schuur 

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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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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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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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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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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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