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Win a Picnic in the Sky Experience For 2 Worth R1849 with Celestial Gifts

This week’s competition gives you and a partner the chance to win a Picnic in the Sky experience worth R1849 with Celestial Gifts

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Township Ramen
Wine & Dine

Ever heard of Township Ramen? We're Excited About The Rumblings of a New Eatery Coming Soon

A little birdie told us that there’s a healthy and affordable new ramen spot coming to Cape Town – here’s what we know so far

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Upper Bloem
Wine & Dine

The Place Where Chefs Go to Eat On Their Days Off is Opening a New Sister Eatery

Cape Town chefs know where to eat. And we’ve followed the city’s food insiders to a surprising new discovery: Upper Bloem in Somerset Road is the new eatery by the owners of “the place where chefs eat” and it will be paying tribute to the traditional flavours of Bo Kaap through its tapas menu

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Croc Cage Diving Le Bonheur
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The Alternative Cape Town Bucket List – 33 More Things To Do Before You Die

Check these off-the-beaten track and lesser-known activities off your bucket list

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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, 27 April to Sunday, 29 April 2018

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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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Glowing Rooms
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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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Holiday

Inside the Iconic Ritz: The New Hotel is Glitzy and Glam Without Being Stiff and Stuffy

Sea Point’s iconic hotel, the Ritz, has been upgraded to reflect a charming, modern aesthetic

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Shimmy Beach Club
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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Strolla
Wine & Dine

Kid-friendly restaurants in Cape Town

Keep it in the family with eateries that are adult-friendly too

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Chinchilla
Wine & Dine

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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The Ritz Outside
Wine & Dine

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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Cape Town’s Coffee Roasteries

They do it by hand; meet the roasters making our local 'black gold'!

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Wine & Dine

Finer Dining @ La Mouette

This French style restaurant is a little oasis in Sea Point

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Just Like Papa 2
Best of CT

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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News

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, 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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Best of CT

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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Wacky Wine Weekend
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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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Features

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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Personalised beer
Best of CT

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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Franschhoek Wine Tram
Best of CT

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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Glowing Rooms
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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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Wine & Dine

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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Holiday

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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Avontuur
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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The Old Biscuit Mill
Best of CT

10 top speciality markets in Cape Town

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

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Best of CT

Best Milkshakes in Cape Town

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

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Best of CT

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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News

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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Gift experiences company Celestial Gifts has the perfect date night idea for you – a picnic for two in a pod at the V&A Waterfront’s Cape Wheel

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, tactical and survival gifts for men and women – and it’s open till 7pm. Head for Just Like Papa on Harrington Street

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The much-loved festival is back in Cape Town and you’re invited to celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage through a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

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

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

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

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

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Get your weekly dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime screenings

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Get the staff bonding with this exhilarating live group escape game in Cape Town

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Book a few sessions with High Five’s gurus and you’ll be a pro in no time

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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

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Kids Onesies

Treat your little ones to a fun and trendy top quality animal or INYE onesie

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Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

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Enjoy an old-Cape high tea at La Motte wine estate

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False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini golf with birthday party bookings

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Give this fun-filled drinking game a go every Thursday night in Observatory

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Get a three-for-two deal on any authentic Turkish appetizers every Thursday!

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Enjoy the outdoors with this Aquila Game Reserve special offer

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

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Let’s everybody hit the deck – Goodhope FM DJ Ashton Abels brings the Motown tunes and you sprawl out enjoying the view from the Corona Sunset Deck or the cosy indoor couches as the sun dips over Sea Point

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

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, tactical and survival gifts for men and women – and it’s open till 7pm. Head for Just Like Papa on Harrington Street

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The much-loved festival is back in Cape Town and you’re invited to celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage through a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

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Head down to Beerhouse on Long Street to celebrate one of South Africa’s favourite public holidays – Freedom Day

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The much-loved festival is back in Cape Town and you’re invited to celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage through a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

Freedom DayFreedom Day (Public Holiday)

Celebrate South Africa’s unique constitution and democratic freedom

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

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The dusty Karoo desert comes alive to host one of the most radical festivals on the festival lover’s calendar

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Members only: Luxury co-working office space Cartel House serves up hot and fresh flapjacks for free to their members every Friday – here’s how to get in on the action

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

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

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

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

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Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

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Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

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Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

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Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

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