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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

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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Wine & Dine

Explore the Karoo in a Tuk Tuk and Pick Up a Few Culinary Skills at This Adventurous Escape

Head to the countryside for an adventurous cooking experience, food tours and then unwind at the luxury cottages at African Relish  

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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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Wine & Dine

Discover a Luxury Experience at the Only 5-Star Hotel in Paarl

This Cape Dutch-style inspired hotel is the epitome of luxury and traditional architecture in the heart of the Cape Winelands

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Best of CT

Unique and Romantic Stay in Vibey Part of Cape Town: Live Music and Adventure at The Grey Hotel

13 Unique rooms, live music and good food every day, late breakfast, mountain views and every Cape Town adventure in easy reach – use promo code "CAPETOWNMAG" when booking to get the winter special deal

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Best of CT

Cool First Date Ideas After Matching Online

A selection of original things to do for potential couples

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Social

Online Dating in South Africa

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

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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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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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Best of CT

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" – Nelson Mandela 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best of CT

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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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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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!

Beer, Bokkoms, Sokkie Treffers and Chamber Music

Plus this month’s to-do list: fix a hospice, save an animal shelter, roll a barrel  

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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

Bars, Pubs and Restaurants Screening Nothing But The Rugby World Cup

And several others that will put it on if you ask

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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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Features

Cape Town's Next Storm Loading (+ videos from last night)

Dams overflowing! Rooftops flying! From the funny to the serious, about last night... (and what's that on the horizon?)

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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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