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City awarded Blue Drop Certificate for drinking water quality

Cape Town's tap water is of the best quality

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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town
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Try Your Hand at these Cape Town Hiking Routes

A selection of the best hiking routes in Cape Town and surrounds

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Wave Your Freak Flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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Gin Cocktail Recipes

Your guide to easy DIY drinks to suit all occasions – even your lazy days.

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Wine & Dine

Spirited away

Jorgensen’s distillery, home of handcrafted spirits and green fairies

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10 Questions For: Das Kapital

Dubbed as one of the biggest DJs in South Africa, this Cape Town-born artist, producer and remixer is known for the brilliance behind his DJ sets, his incredible technical skills and his ability to read the crowd. Das Kapital has seen the stage both locally and internationally playing and headlining for various festivals and night clubs.

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The Street Artists Behind Our City’s Amazing Murals

Skip the galleries and take a walk through Cape Town to see some impressive street art 

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The Start of Something New

Get ready to tap into a new year and a new you!

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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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Take A Look At The Thrilling New Skatepark in Woodstock

The new recreational space is a community-driven initiative aimed at motivating and integrating the youth through sport.  

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City News

Bodytec: A new way of doing sports in Cape Town

Those who hate the gym will love Bodytec

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Features

First Look: The Bronze Mandela Statue in the City Hall Balcony

Reconciliation, unity and healing were the topics of the day as the new Mandela statue was unveiled at the City Hall on 24 July 2018.

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Wildlife & Nature

A Visual Guide to the Magical and Vibrant Flower Season

Here are 13 blooming good images of the spring flowers in the Cape Region 

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Cape Town: Four Seasons in One Day

When is the best time of the year to visit Cape Town?

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Take a trip down Longmarket Street

Greenmarket Square, St George’s Mall and Eastern Food Bazaar are only a few of Longmarket Street’s offerings!

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Cape Confidential

Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs

A great place to raise your children, and an even better place for them to go partying in.

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Wine & Dine

A Taste Of Farm Life In A Self-Catering Farm Cottage At The Foot Of The Drakenstein Mountains

With beautiful fireplaces, a range of wine pairings and experiences, and elegant accommodation, every minute at Boschendal is the epitome of farm living

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Cape Confidential

Cool Cape Town Apps

A round-up of the most popular and helpful applications to help you make the most of the Mother City

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Holiday

Shopping Malls in Cape Town

You can shop till you drop at these malls in Cape Town

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Holiday

It's Getting Hot In Here: Heated Pools To Warm You Up this Winter

From private wood-fired hot tubs to bubbling natural springs – these are the steamy spots you need to melt into 

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Art Lessons
Cape Confidential

From Painting to Photography And Everything In-Between, Here Are Some Great Art Studios

Channel your inner creative with our pick of the best art classes and studios in the Mother City

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10 Questions For: Mike Eloff

The hotshot Cape Town Iger (@TheLawry) responsible for the incredible #365Sunsets, #365Sunrises and #365PortraitsOfStrangers projects 

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Wildlife & Nature

Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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100 Million Cape Town Discoveries For The World

CapeTownMagazine.com celebrates 100 000 Instagram followers with a goal to generate “100 million Cape Town Discoveries for the World”  

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Cool First Date Ideas After Matching Online

A selection of original things to do for potential couples

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Online Dating in South Africa

Are people who link up in cyberspace more likely to click?

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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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Top markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

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

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30 Years Since Mandela's Release: An Event To Celebrate

A performance by Thandiswa Mazwai and a speech by Ramaphosa 

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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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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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Top bakeries in Cape Town

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

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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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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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The First Plastic-Free Grocery Store In Cape Town

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lekker and Unique Cooking Classes in and around Cape Town

Lovely cookery and cake (decorating) short courses to help you become the kitchen maestro you’ve always dreamed of being 

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City News

A Sweet Escape to Tessa’s Bakery

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

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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 and Tours in Cape Town

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

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Experiment with an array of movement arts in one place

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Cape Town homebrewers put their best beer forward

leap_day_mad_hatters_high_teaA Mad Hatter’s High Tea For Leap Day

Dress-up fun, games, chocolate and general madness in a Constantia garden

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How does it feel to drive a car that makes no sound?

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Come dance, ride, skate and perform, or just have fun at Open Streets Woodstock

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Anything and everything will be made fun of in Juliet Jenkin’s new satire

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They’re easy to pack, totally unique, and distinctly Cape Town

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All 9 keepsakes are proudly local and totally unique

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Anything and everything will be made fun of in Juliet Jenkin’s new satire

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Come out to support comedians you know... and new ones you’ll love

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Plus find out how to make wet-aged beef and the perfect sauce to go with it

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Book this month to get bubbles and breakfast on the house

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Sociable, mindful, fun and affordable group yoga classes in the park or on the beach

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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There are no crowds here. Just you, the seals and the guides

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Readers get a special discounted rate with Ocean Experiences

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

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Where meat lovers and vegans can come together to enjoy good grill

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

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A fluffy soufflé pancake (or two) at Torii at Tjing Tjing House

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The Milnerton family eatery also serves tapas

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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 a second one of their special teas at half ...

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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

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This Parisian-inspired steakhouse is top class

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Is it your dream to see a great white?

Woolworths_ProductionA Haunting New Show With A Hilariously ...

Anything and everything will be made fun of in Juliet Jenkin’s new satire

mother_city_comedy_festivalPlanting Funny Bones And Growing Local ...

Come out to support comedians you know... and new ones you’ll love

spur_8A Birthday Song, Sparklers, And Pure ...

Chico the Clown, cardboard headdresses, and memories that last a lifetime

Hussar_GrillCook Your Steak And Eat It, Too

Plus find out how to make wet-aged beef and the perfect sauce to go with it

africamps_valentinesSPECIAL: Feel The Love This February At ...

Book this month to get bubbles and breakfast on the house

the_om_revolution_2019Sunrise To Sunset Yoga On The Beach Or ...

Sociable, mindful, fun and affordable group yoga classes in the park or on the beach

Polkadraai_and_popcorn_popcorn_and_wine1Polkadraai & Popcorn Wine Pairing Back ...

Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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Epic foodie experiences from coffee to dinner Monday to Saturday at the African Relish ...

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

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition At The Norval ...

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

sotano_lambIt’s (Lamb) Burger Wednesdays at ...

... and while you eat, chill out to reggae by locals The Rivertones

sotano_lambTwo Lamb Burgers For the Price Of One

R110 gets you two fully stacked meals at both Sotanos

Seafood, sunsets and sushi at Blowfish BloubergHalf-Price Sushi Every Wednesday and ...

And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

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

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And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

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

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

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

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

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Snack on succulent skewered meats and seasonal salads at this hip, young Winelands ...

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

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7 Things To Do This Weekend: Free, Cheap And Something For The Kids

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