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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
News

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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Out!

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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Social

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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Out!

Get Ready For Winter Festival Season

Who says festivals are only reserved for summer?

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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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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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10 Questions For Suzelle DIY YouTube Vlogger
10 Questions

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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News

Artisan soap and skincare products in Cape Town

Our soap makers lather up the natural way

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10 Questions

Sneak Peak: Youngsta CPT Drops Video To New Cape Town-Set Film Soundtrack

This chart-topping, raw rapping and lyrical artist gives us, yet again, a deeper look into who he is

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Out!

The Fugard Theatre in District Six

'A little bit of magic'

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Wine & Dine

Take a Bite of Beirut at Rafael Lebanese Cafe in Sea Point

Freshly-made falafel from a real Lebanese recipe – with a takeaway price of only R10 each

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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. Plus as a CapeTownMagazine.com reader, you get R100 off your first Celestial Gifts experience by using the coupon code "CGECPTMR2018" when booking.

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Hermanus Overview
Holiday

Hello Hermanus!

This coastal town has something for everyone

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Gin Making at 12 Apostles 9 Feb - 16 March - 6
Wine & Dine

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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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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Radisson Blue Hotel and Residence Ghibli Bar
Wine & Dine

Ho Ho How to Celebrate Christmas in July

Great ways to ring in ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ during Cape Town’s winter 

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10 Questions

This Cannes Young Directors Award Winner Just Released a Rad New Movie on YouTube [Watch]

Dan Mace teamed up with Youtube superstars to release Getting to 368. A few years before that he spoke to us about his love of film and Cape Town and his fear of street fighting 

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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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Social

Handcrafted Wedding Rings: This is Where You Find The Most Unique, Bespoke and Creative in Cape Town

You’ll fall in love with Cape Diamonds’ Fynbos Range of engagement rings, inspired by the rare beauty of the Cape floral kingdom

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Wedding Rings
Out!

Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

Because there’s a lot more to it than saying ‘I do’

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Best of CT

Romantic gift ideas in Cape Town

Sweep your soul mate off their feet

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Braai
Cape Confidential

Your Guide to Becoming a Braai Master

Everything you need to know about braaing like a seasoned South African

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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

Word on the street is that there’s a healthy and affordable ramen spot coming to Cape Town – here’s what we know so far

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News

South African Immigration Regulation Revision

Updated immigration regulation could greatly impact foreigners looking to visit, study and live in the country

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Atlantic Grill Restaurant | Table Bay Hotel Cape Town
Best of CT

Top Cigar Bars in Cape Town

Restaurants and bars where having a puff is a pleasure

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Curry at Signal Hill Terrace in Cape Town
Best of CT

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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Beluga Valentine's Day Overview 2018
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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Unwind and let braai smells and jazz sounds waft over you

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

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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

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

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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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Celebrate Surfing, Yoga and Christmas (WTF?) This Weekend

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