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Cheese
Shopping

The Real Cheese

Taste and buy South Africa’s best artisanal cheeses in Observatory

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Shopping

10 top restaurants selling art

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

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Arts & Culture

A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Terminology

We enlist the help of some of Cape Town’s ‘sickening’ drag queens to school you on the drag dictionary 

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Shopping

Start Living on the Loop Side of Life

Long Street's ugly sister has blossomed into a cherry of a Cape Town destination

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Music

12 Fresh Music Festivals You May Not Know About

Includes the city’s New Year’s Eve party, trance, rap, metal, gqom

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Sport

New: Cape Town's First Hotpod Yoga in Salt River

This yoga in a purple cocoon-like pod is an otherworldly experience

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Lifestyle

New: First Taste of R15 Third-Wave Coffee in Simon's Town

A fascinating barista, fast Wi-Fi, home-brewing workshops and a unique new “kindness” coffee experience at all-new Kukoma Coffee Co. on St George’s Street

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Arts & Culture

Zeitz MOCAA Turns One

It’s been a year since the opening of the world’s largest museum of contemporary African art and there’s a lot to look back on

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Gqom
Annual Events

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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Lifestyle

5 Exciting and Unique Cape Town Adventures You Can Hire a Car to Experience

Off-road through the mountains, rough it in style in the bush and cruise the city’s most famous scenic roads in a luxury sedan with AroundAboutCars

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Sport

Discover Cape Town’s Soccer Clubs

From team insights to relegations and this season's changes, this is your go-to guide to football

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Lifestyle

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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Weddings

The Quick Guide to Dream Weddings In Cape Town

Tips, timelines, checklists and where to start on planning your wedding – simple or extravagant

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Sport

Now In the Big Leagues: Stellenbosch FC

But will they rise to the challenge?

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Sport

Ubuntu Cape Town FC To Hit the Ground Running

Ubuntu Cape Town FC are set for their inaugural season as professionals

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Sport

Ajax Cape Town FC Have Their Work Cut Out For Them

What will Cape Town’s most well-known soccer team do this season?

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Sport

Cape Umoya Hoping For A Better Season

Will two new strikers make a difference?

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Magnet Theatre Family Festival
Arts & Culture

Enchanting Shows For Kids At This Theatre Family Fest

Six different performances present unique South African and African theatrical experiences

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Music

8 Amazing Local Acts (Oh And The Cure) Performing At Rock On The Lawns

This music festival is about more than The Cure! Besides music there’s also gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and rock n roll  

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Surfing
Sport

Pro Or Beginner, We Can Tell You Exactly Where To Catch The Best Waves

Plus, learn the worldwide etiquette, know the rules and a little safety advice from surfer Deon Bing

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Fashion

Heritage Day: Why We Celebrate It. Plus News On The First Annual World Koesister Day

Koesister Day is set for 1 September, and we explain the importance of  24 September

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Lifestyle

NEW IN YZERFONTEIN: The World’s First Heritage Museum Dedicated To The San

The !Khwa ttu Dream Museum will "re-introduce people to a particular way of living”.

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Fashion

aFREAKa Clothing: Online Shop and Outlet Store

This proudly Capetonian brand offers top quality fun, trendy onesies and other streetwear. Special reader discount!

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The Chocolate Festival
Annual Events

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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Annual Events

Special September Events: Milkshakes, Koesisters and Coffee Chocolate Pinotage

Plus sistas celebrating sistas and an open air dance festival

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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town
Sport

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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Arts & Culture

Wave Your Freak Flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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Festival Checklist
Annual Events

The Ultimate Festival Checklist: Everything You Need To Pack

Dance into festival season with everything you need for a jolly good jol! 

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Arts & Culture

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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Galleries

The 11 Ultimate Just Like Papa Gifts for People Who (Almost) Have it All

From exquisitely crafted blades, heritage espresso makers and Stealth e-bikes to Swedish-made axes and the ultimate hunter’s wristwatch – you’re sure to find the perfect gifts at Just Like Papa in Harrington Street, Cape Town

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Sport

Top Gyms in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to keep fit in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Sport

Bodytec: A new way of doing sports in Cape Town

Those who hate the gym will love Bodytec

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Pole Project
Lifestyle

The Pole Project Dance Studio in Cape Town

The hot school proving that pole dancing has serious fitness perks

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Shopping

Shopping Malls in Cape Town

You can shop till you drop at these malls in Cape Town

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Shopping

Designers’ Shops in Cape Town

A look at the emerging and established creatives colouring the Mother City

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Art Lessons
Arts & Culture

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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Lifestyle

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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Lifestyle

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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Lifestyle

This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

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Shopping

Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market in Muizenberg

Meet the family-friendly neighbourhood market that brings the Cape Peninsula to life every Friday night

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Recipes

Indulgent fig and dolce mascarpone salad

Ishay Govender from foodie blog, Food and the Fabulous shares a sexy summer recipe with us.

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Recipes

Torello Summer Salad

To get you fired up, fit and healthy for this summer, Col’Cacchio pizzeria recommends Torello (The Bull), an easy to make summer salad that is rich in flavours and high in protein.  

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Arts & Culture

The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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Lifestyle

Lekker and Unique Cooking Classes in and around Cape Town

Lovely cookery and cake (decorating) short courses to help you become the kitchen maestro you’ve always dreamed of being 

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Weddings

A Sweet Escape to Tessa’s Bakery

Treat yourself to some sweet treats at this family-friendly bakery

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Annual Events

Beer, Bokkoms, Sokkie Treffers and Chamber Music

Plus this month’s to-do list: fix a hospice, save an animal shelter, roll a barrel  

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Sport

This Cape Town Youth Institution Uses Skateboarding to Teach Valuable Life Skills

The skateboard project by the Salesian Institute Cape Town teaches important life skills

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Sport

Bars, Pubs and Restaurants Screening Nothing But The Rugby World Cup

And several others that will put it on if you ask

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Fashion

Keeping up with fashion design in Long Street

From the runway to the fashion boutiques, Long Street is home to the style elite

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Shopping

Around the Clock at Cape Quarter

Your 10am – night-time guide to the Mother City’s most fascinating shopping and lifestyle centre 

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Robin Hood in Kloof Street has basket lunch deals every day

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You can still buy tickets until 16 July

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Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

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Support Jordan Wine Estate’s 12th annual clothing drive and get a free coffee

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Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

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Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

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Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

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It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

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Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

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The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

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A beginner’s yoga class centred around the joys of drinking beer

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Clear some space at home and join a live dance class every Friday

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Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

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Start your weekend off with some easy grooves and party bangers with DJ Ready D

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Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

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Find out everything from the simplest guppy to the most complex oceanic mammals

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Robin Hood in Kloof Street has basket lunch deals every day

National Arts Festival 5Binge watch the virtual National Arts ...

You can still buy tickets until 16 July

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

grubandvineVirtual fine-dining cook-along with ...

Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

blowfish_new_5Seafood, sushi and a view every day at ...

Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

Flea MarketMilnerton Flea Market: a treasure trove ...

From antiques and trinkets to a variety of second-hand items

kyle jardine_1The solo exhibition series The Heritage ...

Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

spring_2Bradwell Spring: Vredehoek’s fresh ...

It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

spring_1Newlands Spring: Cape Town’s ...

Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

UCOOK 1Cook along with top Cape Town chefs and ...

Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

Biscuit MillYour favourite Biscuit Mill vendors are ...

Browse your favourite vendors for food, crafts and clothing at the weekly market

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The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

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Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

Dino_moranDino Moran is bringing you an epic ...

Don’t miss his deep and melodic progressive house magic with stunning visual effects

VW BARONS 2Barons Cape Town VW is open to the ...

Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

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