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Café Frank lunch salad 2017
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Healthy Lunches That Won’t Break the Bank

Forgot to bring lunch to work or school? Avoid the junky fast food joints and feed your body’s needs while being kind to your wallet

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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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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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Trendiest Places in Cape Town

Restaurants and bars trendier than a hash tag Last Update: 8 June 2017

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News

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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Swellendam
Holiday

Cool and Exciting Places to Stay in Swellendam

From five-star hotels and guest farms to backpackers and campsites, plus: loads of exciting things to do in and around Swellendam

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News

Cape Town Trance Party Schedule

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

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Wine & Dine

Discovering Cape Town’s Coffee Shops and Artisan Roasteries

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

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Origin Coffee Roasters in Cape Town
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The Rise of Coffee Culture in Cape Town

We travel back in time to trace the fresh aroma of the much-loved java bean in the Mother City

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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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Spend a Day in: Simon’s Town

Spend a day exploring Cape Town’s oldest naval port and its surrounding village

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Wine & Dine

Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

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

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Night Markets in Cape Town

Shop to your heart’s content after the work day is done at these one-of-a-kind evening bazaars in and around the Mother City

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Spend a Day in: Hout Bay

Spend some time in the Republic of Hout Bay

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Wine & Dine

Café Roux: good values, good food and good times

This family focussed café style restaurant at the Noordhoek Farm Village is a great place to unwind

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Wine & Dine

Renowned Chef George Jardine Opens Up New Eatery in the Cape Winelands

The seventh restaurant under his name, this restaurant is serving up Jardine’s signature beef with bearnaise and souffle

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Wakaberry Frozen Yoghurt Bars in Cape Town

South Africa’s favourite self-service, soft-serve stores open in the Mother City

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My Sugar - 2
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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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Crumbs & Cream ice cream
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Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Cape Town

The inside scoop on the top venues keeping Cape Town cool

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Discover Stellenbosch Village Museum
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The Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in Stellenbosch

Markets, museums, tours and other fun and exciting adventure activities in this famous Cape Winelands town

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Bacini
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Best Pizza Places in Cape Town

Cheesus crust we love pizza!

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The Gardens Collectors Club
Wine & Dine

Behind A Pink Door And a Fence Sits An Exciting New Place

Gardens Collectors Club is waiting to be discovered

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Maidens cove
Wine & Dine

The best braai spots in Cape Town

Spend a lazy afternoon doing what we South Africans do best

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La Mer Restaurant at Radisson Blue La Vendome in Sea Point
Wine & Dine

La Mer Restaurant & Grill and Cpoint Bar & Lounge in Sea Point

Savour five-star cuisine and premium cocktails on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard

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Discovering Seapoint

A selection of things to do along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town

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La Parada and Harbour House Constantia Nek Sushi
Wine & Dine

The New Hotspot on Top of the Constantia Nek Hill

Cape Town’s oldest restaurant now houses La Parada and Harbour House

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Around About Cars
Holiday

Budget Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

A selection of reliable, cheap car hire agents in the Mother City

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Govinda's Food Cafe Rondebosch
Wine & Dine

Eat Your Way Through Winter

Forget feeling frosty with these delicious foodie gems!

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Holiday

Book The Ultimate Business Accommodation: Afribode Self-Catering Apartments

Your own space and luxury features — Afribode Accommodation offers ideal apartment-style business stays in and around Cape Town

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12 Apostles Cinema
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Unique, special and big cinemas in Cape Town and surrounds

It's movie time in Cape Town and surrounds

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Organik Trance Party
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Rockin’ October: Here’s What To Get Up To In The Month Of Better Weather

Cheese fests to trance parties, October’s got more than Halloween up its sleeve

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Capetown Magazine
Features

Diving in South Africa's Marine Protected Areas

Background information on permits needed for Diving in South Africa

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Capetown Magazine
News

With CapeTownMagazine.com: Snorkeling with seals on Cape Peninsula

We enjoy telling you about the less known but just as special things to do around Cape Town, Snorkeling with seals for instance.

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Jazz
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Where to watch live jazz in Cape Town

A selection of great clubs, bars and restaurants where you can listen to live jazz

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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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Non-dairy yoghurt? Fillet for under R100? The V&A Food Market Brings You Cutting-Edge Street Food

With 42 artisanal street food and retail vendors, affordable prices and free live music on weekends and public holidays, the V&A Food Market is breaking new ground at the Old Power Station

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Holiday

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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Fisheries Biologist Michael Markovina
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10 Questions For: Michael Markovina

A fisheries biologist, modern day explorer, the creator of TEDxSeaPoint and, most of all, a man who’s passionate about conserving the health and wealth of our oceans

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Wine & Dine

The Test Kitchen by Luke Dale-Roberts

Fine dining  for the younger generation comes to Cape Town's Woodstock

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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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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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Top places to eat lunch on Long Street in Cape Town

Spending time on Cape Town's favourite street

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Spend a Day in: Kalk Bay

Discover one of Cape Town’s treasure troves

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Top markets in the Cape Winelands

A selection of the best markets in the Cape Winelands

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Growlers, Brides and Other Cool Surprises at Jack Black’s Brewing Co

Insta-fab weddings, Saturday sports games, a rare mural and so much live music – every cool and unique experience to unlock at this Diep River brewery

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Quiz Nights in Cape Town

Geek is the new chic: where to find a Cape Town pub quiz Last Update: 26 June 2017

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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
Holiday

Best Surf Spots in and Around Cape Town

Your guide to the best places to catch a wave in and around Cape Town 

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Wildlife & Nature

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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Here Comes Festival Season: Food, Wine, Flower And Music Feasts This August

Welcome August and celebrate the new month of warmer days with these classic and unique annual events

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An opportunity to learn from expert influencers

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A sweet or savoury slice of America (in healthier portion sizes)

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The programme consists of six months of study and 12 months of practical ...

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Every Wednesday is ribs day at Knife Restaurant in Century City. Plus it’s ...

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Unwind and let braai smells and jazz sounds waft over you

Wine Tonight? 3Kenilworth’s New Boutique Wine Store ...

In-store tastings and a unique wine selection in the suburbs

Bafana BafanaAFCON 2019: Bafana Fixtures Plus the ...

Follow our boys as they try to re-establish SA as an African football force.

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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See a uniquely presented story of the iconic Umkhonto weSizwe youths at UCT

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Royaltea at the V&A Food Market is offering one of their special teas at half the price

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View for free: A new collection of hand-forged metal furniture and sculpture rippling ...

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Bring your own wine and let the conversation and laughter flow as your learn the art of ...

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Plus see Bonaparte’s cut-glass crystal goblets and taste the modern version of his ...

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From a free glass to a free bottle of estate wine, get something extra with your lunch or ...

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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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Just Whatsapp or email your request, from basics to travel medications and emergency ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

Haskell Vineyards 3Save On A Gourmet Food and Syrah Wine ...

Sip the renowned wines and taste delicious gourmet food from Haskell Vineyards

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 ...

Roast and Co Daily: Two Hours of 2-For-1 Specials at ...

Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

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Planning a date or even for catching up with a mate? You’ll want to check out ...

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Every Wednesday is ribs day at Knife Restaurant in Century City. Plus it’s happy hour

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Sample some fine wines and meet the makers behind your favourite tipple

magic_festivalMagicians, Escapologist and Clowns. ...

Take your kids to a show that proves magic is real and taught in Cape Town!

gugulethu_7_memorialA Play Honoring the Gugulethu 7

See a uniquely presented story of the iconic Umkhonto weSizwe youths at UCT

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Hiking, biking, canopy tours and luxury glamping just 50 minutes outside of Cape Town

conrad_hicksStudio Tours Of The Artist’s Forge To ...

View for free: A new collection of hand-forged metal furniture and sculpture rippling ...

zingara_bombay5 Happy Hours, Every Day of The Week

And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

Nom Nom_New1Something New: Invent Your Own Gin at ...

All-new DIY gin bar, double your wine every Wednesday, PLUS: an all-new menu to share

wine_of_exileNapoleon Loved Cape Town Wine. Find Out ...

Plus see Bonaparte’s cut-glass crystal goblets and taste the modern version of his ...

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A family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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The chance to see ocean and bird life at sunrise and get to work on time

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A hidden gem on Orphan street: Small and intimate bistro-style eatery with extra-special ...

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Gourmet burgers and steak, as well as cocktails, are now on the menu at this all-day cafe ...

La Paris_Deli2Wednesday Delights at La Paris Deli in ...

A bakery and bistro experience at one of the most beautiful winelands wedding venues, now ...

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

two_oceans_aquariumMake Memorable Moments at Cape Town’s ...

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

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Share the experience at Cape Town Comedy Club in the Waterfront’s Pumphouse every ...

Om Revolution vinyasa poseHave an Outdoor Yoga Experience with ...

Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool parties on a private guest farm in ...

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Haskell Vineyards offers patrons a delicious meal and glass of wine at a discounted price

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Book via Whatsapp: Workday-perfect nail treatments with free rinse and discounts on all ...

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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Wednesdays only: Gorgeous vintage cocktail dresses to realistic historical costumes for ...

Roast and Co Daily: Two Hours of 2-For-1 Specials at ...

Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

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Loved by locals, House of H now does delicious new lunch specials – from boerie rolls ...

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Made fresh right in front of you, with your choice of sauces and toppings – this is one ...

Jack Black Burger Winter SpecialGet Two Burgers for the Price of One ...

Grab your growler and bring a friend for burgers and beer at the Diep River taproom

grub_vine_3Free Wine Tasting Every Wednesday at ...

Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Calling All Aspiring Educators: Train in China

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