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Arts & Culture

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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Arts & Culture

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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Lifestyle

Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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Lifestyle

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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Lifestyle

Ficks: Hermanus’ New Idyllic Summer Hangout

Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks will serve pintxos and wine

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Music

Outstanding And Out of Town: Markets Worth Travelling For

Moonlight markets in the Karoo, sell-out cinnamon rolls in McGregor and a steampunk-style market in Elgin

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Arts & Culture

Unique Art Galleries in Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Franschoek and the Cape Peninsula

A look at excellent, small, new or top contemporary and classic exhibition spaces

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Recipes

Paprika Prawns in 5 Simple Steps

These 4-ingredient paprika prawns are a surefire hit.

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Lifestyle

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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Arts & Culture

Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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Lifestyle

NEW: The Restaurant Made From a Converted Shipping Container

A container cafe in a business park with well-priced lunch menu

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Lifestyle

Grub and Vine Matches Fine Dining with Bistro To Perfection

Chef Matt Manning does it all with so much flair

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Weddings

Strolla: Sea Point's Hidden Sea View Deck and Kids Play Room

Epic Seaboard sunsets in shorts and slops on the Corona Deck, tucking into scrummy (and surprisingly affordable) meals while the kids make their own pizza – Strolla tonight anyone?

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Arts & Culture

It's Okay To Lose Your Mind to Change It For The Better

Practical (and legal) tools to aid health and wellbeing

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Arts & Culture

These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

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

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Lifestyle

Cabbage Is The Hero Of This Carb, Gluten and Plastic-Free Catering Company

No plate or cutlery needed to eat a McKay Cabbage Bowl

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Arts & Culture

One of Our Oldest Museums Has Some of The Freshest Works Of Art

What to see right now at the South African National Gallery

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Music

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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Arts & Culture

Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

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

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Book Shelf

The Little Corner Bookstore Loved By Smart Readers and Authors

Kids love it too with storytime and playtime every Saturday

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Arts & Culture

Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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Shopping

NEW: Cooking Service for Time-Strapped Families

Let Me Cook For You makes homemade, halaal food – think lobster sliders, beef fillet and tandoori chicken – so you don’t have to

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Annual Events

Free Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday

If it’s your birthday and you love getting free stuff, this is the list for you!

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Arts & Culture

Learn from Harvard for Free, Up Your Xhosa Skills, Become a Programmer

Short courses for everyone – whether you’re a manager or have just finished matric

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Weddings

Dream Wedding Venues You Have to See in Cape Town

From the small and budget wedding venues to unique beach and forest ones, here’s where to get married in an around the Mother City

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Arts & Culture

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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Sport

Muizenberg celebrates 100 years of surfing

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

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Shopping

Skip The Socks And Give Him Something He’ll Really Love This Father’s Day

Tech, experiences, fashion, food and beauty – anything but socks

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Arts & Culture

New Place 117Kloof: A Passion Project

Where else can you have coffee amongst the greenery and walk away with the chair you sat on?

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Recipes

Comforting Cape Malay Sago Pudding And An Egg-free Alternative

“In winter, on Sundays after lunch, we had warm sago pudding and as children, we loved it because it made us think of frogs’ eggs …”

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Bafana Bafana
Sport

AFCON 2019: Crunch Time For Bafana Against Morrocco

After winning  their second group game, Bafana have a strong chance of getting to the next round of Afcon 2019... even if they finish in third place.

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Arts & Culture

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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Lifestyle

NEW PLACE: Inspiring Dreams At Home Bru Café

A local and lekker social hub in Obs

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Music

NEW PLACE: Wingerd Vista: Built on Beer and Ice-Cream

They call it Wingerd Vista because of the spectacular garden and sculpture views (the food and drinks aren’t bad either)

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Sport

Improve Your Fitness, Get Rid of Your Daily Niggles and Reach Your Peak Performance

Engage in functional movement to reach your fitness goals with Functional Performance Lab  

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Lifestyle

Tea Drinking Culture is Changing. And This is Its New Flavour

The tea bar that’s changing tea-drinking culture has arrived in Cape Town

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Sport

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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Music

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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Arts & Culture

Free, New and Secret on Bree Street

17 Things to (re)discover on one of Cape Town most-visited streets

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Annual Events

Beautiful Cape Malay Traditions You’ll Notice During Ramadaan

Do you know about the Cape Malay Muslim traditions of "bringing koekies", “boeber and” and “fitrah”? 

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Fashion

NEW: A Cut Above The Rest; The Downtown Barber With The ATM Inside

Male grooming so on-trend that girls want the same cuts + tattoo artist coming soon and an ATM in a convenient location

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Shopping

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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Weddings

New Experiences With Benguela Cove

From wine tastings and food pairings to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove, Nom Nom and Lakeside Lodge & Spa

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Annual Events

Nevermind Winter! Find Your Happy Place this May. Here’s How

Learn to breathe (we’re not kidding), dance or hike for your supper – two of many options to get you on top of the world

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Arts & Culture

New: Make Our Place Your Place On The Blouberg Beachfront

Have a cuppa and watch the baker prep artisan loaves and pastries at Our Place

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Fashion

Upcycled Outdoor Gear Sealand Sets Up Shop In Waterfront

The popular sustainable surf and outdoor clothing brand is finally moving in with a permanent store

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Lifestyle

WATCH IT FREE: David Coulthard to Speed a Red Bull F1 Car Around Grand Parade

Watch him show off in Kyalami, and teach Tom Cruise to drive the Aston Martin Red Bull F1 car.

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Music

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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Sport

First-Time to Pro, Unique Birthday Parties and Africa's Best Skate Bowl at The Shred Indoor Skatepark

From night sessions to one-on-one lessons, skateboarding birthday parties and a family vibe, oh, and the only global-spec skate bowl in Africa at The Shred

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Lifestyle

This is What She's Hoping for When You Say, Let’s Go Camping

Cosy in winter, romantic and the freedom for the kids to roam

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Learn to make the perfect iced biscuit at Julie’s Cake Studio

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Who do you think you are? The power of folktales on your life and story

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... and while you eat, chill out to reggae by locals The Rivertones

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Manga sushi served with Pongrácz bubbly

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A pintxos bar, half-price sushi Monday to Saturday, reggae on Wednesday and a ...

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Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks will serve ...

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Manga sushi served with Pongrácz bubbly

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

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Venues across the city hosting authentic African markets, music and more.

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Mitchell Gilbert Messina's mock-ups and sketches in Woodstock are all about aspiration

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A flame-grilled sirloin with a glass of wine over beautiful views

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

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

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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

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From butter chicken curry to beef bobotie: Something fresh, Monday to Sunday

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The chance to see marine wildlife and spectacular ocean and mountain views as the sun ...

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Bring up to 150 people: Just pay for your food and drinks – the venue (and everything ...

Moyo_Eden2Monday Special: Double Your Burgers ...

Half-price burger special at Moyo Eden on The Bay – psst … it comes with this awesome ...

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HQ’s #2FOR1Monday: Live acoustic music and two Salad, Steak and Chips set menus for the ...

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Hop aboard a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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

African_FestivalIt’s Heritage Day (And Your Day Off). ...

Eat a proudly SA burger, listen to SA music, run in SA vineyards

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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And it’s free at the A4 Arts Foundation

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

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

The_afrofestBigger than a Festival: A Platform For ...

Venues across the city hosting authentic African markets, music and more.

Sure_Thing_2Don’t Miss This Young Artist’s ...

Mitchell Gilbert Messina's mock-ups and sketches in Woodstock are all about aspiration

rodan_kane_hartRodan Kane Hart: Making the Most of ...

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

dales_16Check Out the Everyday Lunch Menu at ...

The Milnerton family eatery also serves tapas

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition To Open At The ...

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

tjing_pancakesTuesdays Are Pancake Days At Tjing Tjing

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

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

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

fpl_5Get Moving in Functional Training Class

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

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Royaltea at the V&A Food Market is offering a second one of their special teas at half ...

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From a free glass to a free bottle of estate wine, get something extra with your lunch or ...

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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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Just Whatsapp or email your request, from basics to travel medications and emergency ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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

OX boat rides 110% Off: See The Marine Big 5 on an ...

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

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Planning a date or even for catching up with a mate? You’ll want to check out ...

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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First Options Announced: End-Of-Year Party Ideas To Pitch To Your Boss

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