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Win a VIP Experience For 4 to Shimmy Beach Club’s #ExtraAF Freedom Day Party

This week’s competition gives you and three friends the chance to win a VIP experience to Shimmy Beach Club’s #ExtraAF Freedom Day Party – and meet Cassper Nyovest

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49 Kickass Activities For Kids

There’s plenty to do with your children – indoor and outdoor, dry or wet, with animals, adults and other kids, in the city or in the suburbs.  

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South African Immigration Regulation Revision on the Horizon

Impending immigration law shake-up could greatly impact foreigners looking to visit, study and live in the country

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Here's How Much Less You'll Pay to go up the Cableway This Winter

The latest tickets prices and opening hours to see our amazing natural wonder of the world

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Top Cigar Bars in Cape Town

Restaurants and bars where having a puff is a pleasure

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Top Gyms in Cape Town

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

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Special and Hidden Rooftop Bars In the City: Killer Views, Sleek Looks and Winning Vibes

Views to-die-for and delicious drinks are a given. These rooftop bars have a little something extra to offer.

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Special, Unique and Unexpected Function Venues in Cape Town

A special selection of spaces in the Mother City perfect for hosting private parties, social soirées and corporate events

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Indulge in the Contemporary Co-working Culture at Cartel House on Loop Street

BONUS: Get 25% off your first month! Download the free Cartel House app and use the code: CapeTownMag   

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10 Top Indian Restaurants in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to get curry, tandoori, biryani and other Eastern-inspired food in the Mother City

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New Restaurants and Hot Spots in Cape Town

Our round-up of the latest eateries, bars, shops, pubs and clubs to launch in the Mother City

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Wine & Dine

Ever Heard of a Melkbos Poke? Apparently It Goes Well With Craft Gin At This New Beach Restaurant

A laid-back dining experience which matches the chilled ambiance of Melkbosstrand – this is The Melkbos Kitchen

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Wine & Dine

What’s Behind the Secret Shortmarket Street Door You Probably Didn’t Even Know Existed?

A hidden door, a new secret restaurant with Latin-style aperitivo snacks and cocktails, easy food and select cuts of meat by the Argentinean chef you just might recognise – here’s why we think you’ll love Picadas, our latest discovery

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From FanCon to AfrikaBurn, Here are the Events to Get Excited About in April

Three dorpies are hosting the biggest festivals of the month, and there are a host of specialty events in the CBD and winelands

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From Food Festivals to Half Marathons, Here’s Your Round Up of Events this May

Discover film festivals, wine weekends, Kaapse cultural events and so much more this month

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7 Great Things To Do This Weekend

Our pick of seven of the best events and things to do in Cape Town from Friday, 20 April to Sunday, 22 April 2018

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Niche, Specialty and Unique Online Stores

Tiny teepees for the kids, a spin ‘round the track for adrenaline junkies, and aFREAKa onsies for everyone.

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3 Things You’ll Appreciate About the New Beluga

Beluga has drinks specials from Monday to Friday and rents out a private space, called the Attic, for intimate functions

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Wildlife & Nature

The Scenic Routes For Memorable Road Trips in The Western Cape

From stunning seaside views to miles and miles of Game of Thrones-esque mountainous landscape, the Western Cape is always picture perfect on a road trip.  

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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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Top Father’s Day gift ideas in Cape Town

Your old man deserves more than a pair of socks and a handshake 

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7 Bespoke Bucket List Experiences That Will Blow You Away

From anniversaries to proposals and weekend getaways, whatever the occasion, Celestial Gift Experiences has an activity to match

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Year-End Office Party Venues in Cape Town and Surrounds

Cap off the working year with a well-earned celebration

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7 Unique Cape Town Co-Working Spaces and Hot Desk Spots You Should Know About

Claim your spot at these cool co-working spaces around Cape Town, each offering something different to maximise productivity

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Unique and Special Day Tours in Cape Town

Explore our magnificent metropolis with a wide selection of special and unique sightseeing options

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Cape Confidential

Top Tips to Visiting Table Mountain During Cape Town’s Peak Season

A ‘How To’ guide for anyone planning to visit the Mother City’s New7Wonder of Nature in high season

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The Piano Bar in Cape Town

This soulful De Waterkant haunt is home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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Attractions at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of cultural and historical sights at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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League of Beers Craft Beer
Wine & Dine

63 Useless Craft Beer Facts That Will Make You Feel Smarter When You’re Drinking

League of Beers sommelier Rob Heyns gives us some of his favourite useless (but interesting) facts about international and South African craft beer

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Best Coffee Shops in Cape Town

We've discovered some of the best roasteries and cafés in the Mother City for that perfect cup of java

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Things To Do in Cape Town For Couples

From cooking classes to intimate picnics, kitesurfing and outdoor cinema, you'll be surprised by how many special and unique things there are for couples to do

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Wine & Dine

Unusual Food and Drink Pairings To Try in Cape Town

Go beyond the conventional cheese and wine pairing experience  

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10 top speciality markets in Cape Town

A selection of the best speciality markets in Cape Town and surrounds

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Best Milkshakes in Cape Town

Where is the best place to get a delicious gourmet milkshake? We know!

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Budget restaurants in Cape Town

Our pick of the Mother City’s finest cheap eateries for the prudent and penny-wise

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New Art Museum Opening in Steenberg: Visual Art and Nature Meet at The Norval Foundation

The Norval Foundation, a stylish new visual art museum boasting one of SA's largest private collections, is opening on the border of a precious Steenberg wetland system

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Road Closures for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Your guide to road closures and parking restrictions during this major Cape Town race

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Cape Town Trance Party Schedule

Your guide to the sickest summer psy and electronic music festivals of the 2018 season!

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Things to do with teenagers in Cape Town

From kite surfing and shark cage diving to learning to code in the field of robotics – here's what you should be doing with your teens in Cape Town

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Glowing Rooms SA in Milnerton

South Africa’s very first 3D space themed glow-in-the-dark 18-hole mini-golf adventure!

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Cool New Van, Same Great Vibe on Cape Town Urban Safari Experiences with Kiff Kombi Tours

With a new, bigger, more comfortable (and air-conditioned) new Toyota van, Kiff Kombi Tours is still your one-way ticket to good vibes while discovering Cape Town’s hidden gems and best views on an urban safari

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Africa’s first Radisson RED in Cape Town

Discover the fabulous new hotel in the Silo District

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Wine & Dine

Outdoor restaurants with a sea view in Cape Town and surrounds

A guide to Mother City eateries with refreshing ocean vistas and menus to match

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Cape Town By Night: Cool and Unusual Things To Do After Dark

A roundup of awesome and quirky after-dark activities in Cape Town

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Where to Recycle in Cape Town?

Your guide to recycling companies and depots in the Mother City, from curb side collection services to civic drop-off sites

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Things to do for Human Rights Day in Cape Town

The Mother City is abuzz with a host of activities to celebrate this South African public holiday

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12 Caves to Discover in Cape Town and Surrounds

Go and explore these mysterious dens, they make for great Instagram shots too

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From the First Floor to Top of the Ritz: Dining at Sea Point’s Iconic Revolving Restaurant

The Grand Parade-style masala gatsby and Cape gooseberry sorbet chilli are a delightful surprise. The smoke-infused chocolate treat will transport you back to barefoot days at Tokai forest. This is some of what you’ll experience on the seven-course menu at Top of The Ritz

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It’s all about singing, dancing and setting creative minds free at this ...

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Kick-ass lady skaters access this indoor shred park for free on the first ...

Beluga Images 52-for-1 Whisky Wednesdays at Beluga

Your midweek escape just got a whole lot better with the 2-for-1 Wednesday ...

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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

Serenity One CatamaranPop the Question – and Some Bubbly ...

Gift experiences company Celestial Gifts wants to help you set your lover’s ...

Picnic in the Sky Cape WheelTreat Your Love To a Picnic in The Sky

Gift experiences company Celestial Gifts has the perfect date night idea for ...

Sneaker Exchange Cape TownDon Your Freshest Kicks For This ...

Sneakerheads are invited to barter, and enjoy live performances from Ricky ...

Beluga Live Music Event 1Live Music Every Saturday at Beluga

Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

Groote Schuur Ratanga Junction FundraiserThis is Your Last Chance to Ride the ...

The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

K-Way Platteklip Charity ChallengeCableway Charity Challenge

How many times could you run up Table Mountain for a good cause?

Just Like Papa 6Pop into Just Like Papa this Saturday ...

Gold-class vicar knives, Swedish-made hunter’s hatchets and one-of-a-kind handcrafted outdoor gear – recapture that child-like feeling of wonder and amazement with Just Like Papa’s selection of unique, must-have gifts for men and women

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Elite swimmers will brave what is known as the “Everest” of open water swimming to raise funds for charity this Freedom Day

Khayelitsha Fashion Week 1Khayelitsha Fashion Week

Haute couture meets kasi style at this showcase of local design in Cape Town’s coolest township

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A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Kiff Kombi Secret Spot 3Craft Beer Safari with Kiff Kombi Tours

Here’s how to experience the best in Cape Town’s craft beer scene and get 15% off when you book for five people or more on Saturday Kiff Kombi Tours’ Craft Beer Safari

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL ...

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 4Saturdays are for Sunny Daytime Parties ...

Touchdown Saturdays’ DJ, drink specials and sunny courtyard are ideal for summer afternoons

Wine FliesWine Flies Give You an Experience Like ...

Take the road less travelled with this boutique touring company

Roast and Co 22-for-1 Drink Specials at Roast & Co

Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. – enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

Roast and Co 9Saturday Lunch Fun at Roast & Co.

Every Saturday in the historic Heritage Square courtyard, Roast & Co. serves up terrific lunch deals on tapas with live entertainment to create a buzz

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative walking tours

Sgt pepper live musicRam Jam Rock Parties at Sgt Pepper

The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay ...

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

Bay Harbour MarketYoung Saturdays at Bay Harbour Market

The new Young Saturdays programme at the Bay Harbour Market promises hours of creative fun for their youngest visitors

Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open ...

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell TheatreDinner and a Show with Rockwell Theatre

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill ...

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Hint Hunt BoardHave a Happy Birthday at HintHunt

Trade Table Dancing and Bottle Service for a Birthday You’re Sure to Remember

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Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

Groote Schuur Ratanga Junction FundraiserThis is Your Last Chance to Ride the ...

The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

Road to Mecca Fugard 3A Story of Freedom: The Road to Mecca ...

A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

Kiff Kombi Secret Spot 3Craft Beer Safari with Kiff Kombi Tours

Here’s how to experience the best in Cape Town’s craft beer scene and get 15% off when you book for five people or more on Saturday Kiff Kombi Tours’ Craft Beer Safari

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL ...

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

Cape Culinary Tours Valentine's Day InclusionTake a Bite into History with Cape Town ...

Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative walking tours

Sgt pepper live musicRam Jam Rock Parties at Sgt Pepper

The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

Shimmy Beach ClubFamily Fun at Shimmy Beach Club Cape ...

Infinity pools, jacuzzis, a man-made beach and a kid’s corner, all in one location

Kirstenbosch Summer ConcertsKirstenbosch Goes Big for 2017/2018 ...

OM Revolution Sunday Sunset Clifton Beach Yoga ...

Embrace your inner yogi on the beach and end the weekend off right!

Tobago's Restaurant and BarEat Away the Sunday Blues at Tobago’s ...

Sundays well spent bring a week of content

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Laugh 50% off top-notch entertainment every last day of the week at this one-stop-funny-shop

Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open ...

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

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Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

ScootoursJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every ...

This exciting off-road adventure provides fun for the whole family

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill ...

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 4Enjoy a Burger and Beer Combo On Sunday ...

This iconic Observatory restaurant offers a special Sunday burger deal that comes with a free beer

West Side Story The Fugard Theatre 3The Fugard Theatre Presents West Side ...

Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 5Bubbly Special at The Piano Bar

Make this charming musical revue haunt home on Sunday afternoons for half price glasses of MCC

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South African Immigration Regulation Revision on the Horizon

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