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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 Fun Family Safari The Kids Will Adore

See leopards, tigers and lions (+ dwarf goats + pigs + more) at Vredenheim Wildlife & Winery

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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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garden_cafe
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

Freddie Mercury and the Bo-Kaap And 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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Arts & Culture

7 Weekend Picks: An Art Legend Exhibits, High Flying Circus Action and A Big Soccer Clash

 Plus a wild Friday night at the good bar where bad things happen

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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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cafe_zor
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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home_bru_cafe
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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Ramadaan
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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Music

Something Awesome for Early Evenings at The Daily Music Show on Loop

No more waiting around: The Daily Music Show offers activities and entertainment with substance to fill those awkward hours between when work ends and meeting up with friends

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Recipes

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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Arts & Culture

A Comfortable Space for Everyone: Inside The New Black-Owned Yoga Studio Holding Space in Woodstock

This yogi has put last year’s racism-in-yoga saga behind her and opened her own, more outwardly inclusive yoga studio, Holding Space, in Woodstock

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Sport

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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Annual Events

Get in Character and Play The Fool This April

These events are the ultimate escape

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Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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Find hidden gems and unique antiques at this vintage market

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Watch the choir that wowed America’s Got Talent Live at Grand West

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

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11 stories inspired by hip hop and children’s imagination

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Learn where good food comes from, how to read labels, what to avoid and get ...

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Feel the love in the city and make friends across the dancefloor at this house ...

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And see what’s new at the Stellenbosch estate

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

Ash_EvansBecome A Video Star

Learn how to handle yourself on camera

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

WildFlower2Join The Wild Flower Tour Madiba Did

Stay in a luxury guesthouse and learn about more than 1200 flower species

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

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 ...

2 4 1 hqHQ: Not Such a Blue Monday After All

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

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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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

Genuine PorraFor One Night Only: One Man, Four ...

Catch comedian Nelson de Gouveia’s first one man show about his dad's approval, ...

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

Ash_EvansBecome A Video Star

Learn how to handle yourself on camera

WildFlower2Join The Wild Flower Tour Madiba Did

Stay in a luxury guesthouse and learn about more than 1200 flower species

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 ...

royalteaA Tuesday Treat to Share with a Friend

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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Satisfy your cravings for South African flavours such as bobotie or hit the spot with ...

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

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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 ...

date night hq#HQDateNight: Served in Pairs, for Pairs

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

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The Citizens will want to replicate the intensity of their performance in the draw with ...

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

Vergenoegd_duckrun1Cheer On The Ducks At Vergenoegd Löw

Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

NEW THIS WEEK:

Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

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