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League of Beers Craft Beer
News

The Craft Beer Drinktionary

Marzen? Dunkel? Porter? League of Beers sommelier Rob Heyns defines lagers, ales and everything in between

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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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Holiday

6 Cool Extras That Make it Worth It to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates in the city to discounts on accommodation when booking, here’s how they go the extra mile to help you discover more of Cape Town

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Top markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

A selection of the best markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

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Mandela's Cape Town Memories

"The mainland to which we knew we would one day return"

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From Cape Town With Love
Features

NOW OPEN: Three Women, One Dream And Now They Have A Coffee Shop on Long Street

An accountant, a pharmacist and a writer have taken the leap and opened their coffee shop – celebrate with a R50 curry bowl

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Dear Me
Wine & Dine

Now Closed: But An Exciting New Place is Popping Up In The Old Dear Me Space Soon

Note that, sadly, veggie eatery Dear Me has closed its doors. But we know of something new coming here soon 

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Best of CT

Top bakeries in Cape Town

The creamiest cream cakes, the puffiest pastry and the most delicious, rustic sour-dough bread

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Our Collection of Worthy Causes to Pick from for Mandela Day

We know you want to do good, but often don’t know what to do and where to go. To make it easy for you, here are suggestions of simple and impactful causes to get involved in.

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The Ritz Outside
Wine & Dine

Temporarily Closed: Sea Point’s Iconic Top of The Ritz Revolving Restaurant

Temporarily closed: 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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Ritz
Holiday

Temporarily closed: Cape Town's Iconic The Ritz Hotel

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

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Cape Town's Human Rights Heroes

A tribute to champions

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News

The First Plastic-Free Grocery Store In Cape Town

Nude Foods in Cape Town offers a plastic-free shopping experience

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Beef Tartare Sentir
Wine & Dine

Sentir Tapas and Spirit Space Takes Centre Stage in Long Street

Sentir, a new Long Street speakeasy gives you loads of flavour with their signature tapas and exclusive imported drinks

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TAU 5
News

A High-End Nightclub For the City’s Posh Partygoers

  TAU has hidden rooms everywhere, each with its own bar, where you can sip MCC. Or grab the nook behind the DJ booth so you can enjoy the best in local and international electronic music in sophisticated style

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Tossd5
Features

Build Your Own Salad or Grab a Steaming Lunch Bowl at This New Place in Gardens

This husband and wife team are serving up fresh salads, wraps, warm bowls and winter soups for lunch from new Sloane Square salad bar TOSSD

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Bao Down is set to open this Winter in Oranjezicht.
Wine & Dine

Now open: Bao Down, a Love Thing Between Asian Cuisine and American Cooking

(TIP: BOOK IN ADVANCE) The restaurant serving a fusion of Asian and American food is now open   

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Wine & Dine

Now Open: What Margot Janse and a Buff Chef are Cooking Up at This Healthy Restaurant

The food at Nourish in Paarl is free of free from preservatives, dairy, sugar and gluten, but full of flavour. It’s also surrounded by two luxurious accommodations worth a visit.  

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Best of CT

This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

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Wine & Dine

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

Upper Bloem is now open. Check out their winter lunch special, Tuesday through Saturday 12pm to 3pm where you get 6 plates to share for R195pp

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City News

South Africa's First Indoor Mega Play Park for Kids of All Ages is Now Open

A virtual reality room, 3D maze, indoor zipline and Hint Hunt escape games are some of the features at this awesome new SuperPark at the V&A Waterfront.  

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Labia Theatre
Best of CT

Spend a Day in: Gardens

Activities to do when you are in the heart of The Mother City

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Wine & Dine

Ever Tasted Japanese Braai? Check Out New Restaurant Tomo

SA-Asian fusion, unique sashimi and an upstairs Japanese tea garden is what you can find at the Japanese eatery on Loop 

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Lindt Chocolate Studio Cape Town
Best of CT

Top Cooking Classes Cape Town

Cake decorating and cookery short courses to help you become the kitchen maestro you’ve always dreamed of being 

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Tessa's Bakery
City News

A Sweet Escape to Tessa’s Bakery

Treat yourself to some sweet treats at this family-friendly bakery

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Fun Car Hire Yellow Beetle Chapman's Peak
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VW Beetles in Cape Town

Hiring a Beetle in the Mother City: hipster cool or just plain practical?

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MLT car hire
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MLT Car Hire and Tours in Cape Town

A vehicle rental industry frontrunner offering bespoke shuttle and chauffeur services and airport transfers

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water crisis
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Only 100 Days of water for Cape Town

Possible Level 3b water restrictions as of 1 February 2017!

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News

Current Water Restrictions For Cape Town Residents

Here's some tips to save water in the Mother City 

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News

Level 5B Water Restrictions & What You Can Do With 87L

Everything you need to know about the current water crisis 

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Water crisis
Features

6 Ways The Water Crisis Has Inspired Innovation in Cape Town

You’ll find these water-saving ideas from ordinary Capetonians – at universities and schools, in their homes and neighbourhoods – interesting

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News

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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Come Rain or Shine There's Plenty Of Exciting Things To Do This July

From music festivals to whale watching in Hermanus, we have everything you need to get up to this July  

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Skatepark
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This Cape Town Youth Institution Uses Skateboarding to Teach Valuable Life Skills

The skateboard project by the Salesian Institute Cape Town teaches important life skills

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Best of CT

Top places to watch rugby in Cape Town

Grab your mates and enjoy a few beers while cheering on your favourite team at these top spots to watch the rugby.

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Wine & Dine

Finer Dining at La Mouette

This French style restaurant is a little oasis in Sea Point

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Best of CT

Practise Your Swing At One of These Golf Courses

Our pick of pristine Mother City golf courses and clubs

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Heaters
Features

Which Heater is Best for Keeping Your Family Warm on A Budget this Winter?

We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash

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News

FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup make over for Cape Town

Mother City prepares itself for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup

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Cooked Sister Wolfkop Weekender
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A Dope Documentaries’ Festival and More Magical Events in Our Pick of Things To Do in June

International Day of Yoga is also on this month, and there’s a free yoga event worth trying at the convention centre. To mark another important day, Youth Day, join a fun run in Gugulethu

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FathersDay
News

Father’s Day in Cape Town

Show the old man you care

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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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Syriana
Best of CT

A Food Truck of Flame-Grilled Ribs, Dessert Bars and Bakeries, Mexican and Middle Eastern Fare – And All Halaal / Halal

There are over 14 different dishes worth trying out at these halaal and halaal-friendly restaurants

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Holiday

It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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Lou Lou's
Wine & Dine

Lou Lou’s Bar and Restaurant in Cape Quarter

Come for drinks, stay for dinner… or the DJ on select nights. But just come!

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Piano Bar Bartender
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

This Ramadaan Break Your Fast with Traditional Favourites and Some Other Treats

Muslims break their fast with a pre-dawn meal called suhoor, and iftaar, which is served at sunset.

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10 Questions For: Suzelle DIY

The authority on everything from ‘how to change a plug’ to ‘how to peel a lot of potatoes’, this Somerset West-based meisie quickly became a YouTube sensation thanks to her quirky online DIY video series

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Artisan soap and skincare products in Cape Town

Our soap makers lather up the natural way

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