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Wine & Dine

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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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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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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9 Pools And Water Parks In And Around Cape Town

This list will satisfy everyone from family to friends. Don’t lose it

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6 Rad Reasons to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates to discount accommodation, this team will help you get more out of Cape Town

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New: Charm All Five Senses At Japanese-Peruvian Restaurant Maaya

Dining here is not only a sensory delight; it’s an interactive experience

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In Korea You Braai At The Table

Try this at Chopsticks & Table, the Korean restaurant in town

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Off-The-Radar Beaches: Rocky Coves, Hidden Hamlets, Isolated Enclaves

17 idyllic sandy stretches for families, surfers, trendsetters, people watching and isolation

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

Markets by the seaside, the suburbs and the township

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What Does Biggie Have To Do With This New Place On Bree?

There’s lots to love between these pink walls and cheeky neon signs

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Wet Weekend Puts A Spring In Cape Town’s Step

Dams supplying the City of Cape Town are over 80% full

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No Fireworks Doesn’t Mean No Fun For Guy Fawkes Day

There are lots of ways South Africans celebrate Guy Fawkes Day

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Winter's The Best Time To Plan A Special Getaway With These Great Deals

Why? Because you get more bang for your buck with low-season specials

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50% Off Plush Hotel Suites Atop Smart Work Spaces In Epicentre Of Cape Town

Ideal base for stylish travels (and business if desired)

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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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NEW: The One Dish, Served One Day A Week That Feeds Whole Families

Akni, named after the humble food made of protein, basmati rice, potato, spices and love

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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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13 Hip and Trending Party Places in Cape Town & Surrounds

Your go-to list whether you want to party hard or just chill

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Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

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

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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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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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Best of CT

Vegetarian and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants, Plus: Amazing Desserts Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Finally: from child-friendly veggie spots to places where you can proudly ask for the vegan menu. This is where to take all your friends

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Wine & Dine

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

Because why leave it up to management

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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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November: 12 Events To Kick Off Summer Fun

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

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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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Wine & Dine

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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Wine & Dine

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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Wine & Dine

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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NEW: Steenberg's Old Fave Gets A Hot Makeover (and Menu)

Asian and Middle Eastern flavours with South African chutneys and syrups

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Nominate A Friend's New Business For R60k's Worth Of Activation

Over the past six years, CapeTownMagazine.com has activated over 300 new businesses. Now you, too, can also support entrepreneurs by nominating a friend’s new business for our #CapeTownMagNew project in association with Yoco

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Why We Love Pinotage, South Africa’s Very Own National Grape

Everything you need to know about our country’s signature varietal

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It’s All About the (Very Big) Steaks at Dale’s Black Angus

The question is: can you finish the 1kg rump? (For the more moderate, there’s tapas, too)  

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Sushi With A Sea Breeze At Asami House Knysna

Served with panoramic views, fresh, salty air and plenty of Knysna charm

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Wildlife & Nature

Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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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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Grub and Vine Matches Fine Dining with Bistro To Perfection

Chef Matt Manning does it all with so much flair

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Chicha!: The Pre-Drinks (Or Date Night) Spot That’s Livening Up Sea Point

A “funky 70s spaceship wine bar meets contemporary tapas eatery”

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Your 2019 Guide to Spring Flowers in the Cape

PLUS The answer to your FAQs such as best places to see the wild flowers

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A Bevy Of Buffets, All-You-Can-Eat Feasts and Harvest Tables

A bounty of breakfast and lunch buffet – from country cooking and sushi to Italian and halaal

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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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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

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

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A Slice Of Japan On 3 Floors (With Rooftop Bar)

The must-do experience is Kaiseki, considered the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine

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NEW: A Colourful, Lush And Extravagant Gastropub

Kong, the city’s hottest new bar and grill in De Waterkant

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Tech Meets Nature In the Most Spectacular Way At theLAB Robertson Guest House

Fully automated rooms, phone-charging menus and solar-powered energy  

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

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Up close with wild Cape fur seals in small, intimate excursions that are super special, ...

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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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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

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

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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

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There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley.

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

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Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

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