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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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Wine & Dine

5 Food Experiences You Didn't Know You Can Have At Paarl's Only 5-star Hotel

From 76 wines to pan-fried line fish, Bosman’s at Grande Roche Hotel has a collection of culinary delights.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Only 100 Days of water for Cape Town

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

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Current Water Restrictions For Cape Town Residents

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

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

Everything you need to know about the current water crisis 

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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

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See a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle with shark experts in Gansbaai

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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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Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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There’s a range of games, from strategic to free play

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

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Actress and rapper Boity is flying in especially for the occasion

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The iconic house muso is bringing friends to make NYE happen early at Shimmy Beach

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Plus sand building, kite making and water wars on Saturdays

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

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Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

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There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley.

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New Year’s Eve 2019/2020: From The Party Of The Year To Ibiza-Style Bashes

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