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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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African_queen
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 VIP Halloween Party Experience At Shimmy Beach Club

Let the party animal crawl out of you with four VIP tickets and R1600 to spend on the summer menu

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Music

New Year’s Eve 2019/2020: From The Party Of The Year To Ibiza-Style Bashes

Also where the fireworks, fine-dining, family festivities are happening

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Music

Cape Town’s Newest Live Music Venue Is Owned By Musicians

Jagger Lounge has a hot line-up of bands

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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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Lifestyle

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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Arts & Culture

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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Music

Win A Date Night To Kinky Boots – So Smashing it’s Extended To 2020

Up for grabs: Two tickets, plus a tote bag and a bottle of wine  

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shakespeares
Arts & Culture

Shakespeare’s Is The New Durbanville Restaurant With a Sense of Theatrics

A place for grown-ups to be spoilt with fine food, good wine and entertainment

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Lifestyle

Heart, Soul, Scenery and Food at these Special Cape Town Markets

Markets by the seaside, the suburbs and the township

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Dear Me Trout Summer Salad Recipe
Recipes

Summer Trout Salad Recipe

A wholesome, light delight for the sunny season

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galileo
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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ctfob
Lifestyle

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

Because why leave it up to management

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the_african_way_coffee
Arts & Culture

NEW PLACE: A Coffee Shop In the City Where You can Order the Velvet Bean

Three things make this coffee shop special: a health elixir, historical artefacts, and wholeheartedness

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Annual Events

November: 10 Events To Kick Off Summer Fun

5 Comedy Acts, 200 Beers And All The Tequila You Can Take This November.

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Weddings

Bona Dea Private Estate: A Wedding Venue With 20 000 Fairy Lights

Light, airy reception rooms lead out to a natural water feature and romantic garden terraces

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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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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

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Hong Da
Music

NEW: At Hong Da You Can Order A Shiatsu Massage With Your Meal

There’s Taiwanese flavoured milk and rose tea, too

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ficks
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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western_cape_markets
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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Prawns
Recipes

Paprika Prawns in 5 Simple Steps

These 4-ingredient paprika prawns are a surefire hit.

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house of h
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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veld_and_sea_pansies
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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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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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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free_walking_tours
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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let_me_cook_for_you
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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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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cafe_zor
Arts & Culture

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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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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Sago
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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wingerd_vista
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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royaltea
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: Unique Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

Something nice. Something unique. Something you find out about from your best friends.

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soweto_gospel_choir
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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Creative Angels Fashion Show reveals new young talent to the industry

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Jagger Lounge has a hot line-up of bands

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Work up a sweat then replenish your energy with homemade strawberry cake

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Catch this stellar performance about forbidden love

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See the world’s finest yachts, join water activities and family fun over three days

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An exhibition full of flowers in vases created by Cape Town’s top ceramicists

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How good does apricot-glazed gammon sound?

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

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And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

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Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

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

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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Experience Cape Town’s funniest comedians (for less on Sundays) at the Waterfront’s ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownMake Sunday Funday For The Whole Family ...

End the weekend on a high note with fun rides, educational play and something for ...

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Catch this stellar performance about forbidden love

VaseWhat Could Be Prettier Than A Room Full ...

An exhibition full of flowers in vases created by Cape Town’s top ceramicists

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Manga sushi served with Pongrácz bubbly

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

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

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Make your October Wednesdays about food trucks, kids activities, desserts and gin at ...

sotano_steakCheer Up: Here’s One Amazing Monday ...

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 ...

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition To Open At The ...

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 ...

sgtpepper6Host Your Party (Plus Live Music) On A ...

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

asamisOverload On Asami’s Sushi And Noodles

Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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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Rain or shine, a four-hour indoor skate session is just R25

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

NEW THIS WEEK:

New Year’s Eve 2019/2020: From The Party Of The Year To Ibiza-Style Bashes

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