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Wine & Dine

New Restaurants And Experiences to Discover and Share

Exciting new restaurants, coffee shops, bars, clubs, markets, venues and hot spots to discover and explore. PLUS: Support a friend's business

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Wine & Dine

Psst. Our Alternative Bucket List of Hidden Gems

It’s the smallest most unique hidden places that make a city. That make your day. Our team is sharing theirs.

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Wildlife & Nature

Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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WIN: A Team Building Cooking Course For 10 Worth R12 500

Celebrate year-end at Matt Manning’s Chef’s Studios

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Ficks: Hermanus’ New Idyllic Summer Hangout

Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks will serve pintxos and wine

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Wine & Dine

Outstanding And Out of Town: Markets Worth Travelling For

Moonlight markets in the Karoo, sell-out cinnamon rolls in McGregor and a steampunk-style market in Elgin

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Wildlife & Nature

Cape Town Dam Levels At Steady 81.6%

We remain within the 650 million litres per day water allocation target

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Wine & Dine

House of H: The Graffiti-Laden Urban Hangout With a Rooftop and Secret Maze

The inner-city gem where locals eat and keep coming back

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NEW: Steenberg's Old Fave Gets A Hot Makeover (and Menu)

Asian and Middle Eastern flavours with South African chutneys and syrups

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Nominate A Friend's New Business For R60k's Worth Of Activation

Over the past six years, CapeTownMagazine.com has activated over 300 new businesses. Now you, too, can also support entrepreneurs by nominating a friend’s new business for our #CapeTownMagNew project in association with Yoco

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Why We Love Pinotage, South Africa’s Very Own National Grape

Everything you need to know about our country’s signature varietal

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Wine & Dine

It’s All About the (Very Big) Steaks at Dale’s Black Angus

The question is: can you finish the 1kg rump? (For the more moderate, there’s tapas, too)  

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Sushi With A Sea Breeze At Asami House Knysna

Served with panoramic views, fresh, salty air and plenty of Knysna charm

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Wildlife & Nature

Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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NEW: The Restaurant Made From a Converted Shipping Container

A container cafe in a business park with well-priced lunch menu

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Wine & Dine

Grub and Vine Matches Fine Dining with Bistro To Perfection

Chef Matt Manning does it all with so much flair

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Wine & Dine

Chicha!: The Pre-Drinks (Or Date Night) Spot That’s Livening Up Sea Point

A “funky 70s spaceship wine bar meets contemporary tapas eatery”

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Wildlife & Nature

Your 2019 Guide to Spring Flowers in the Cape

PLUS The answer to your FAQs such as best places to see the wild flowers

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Wine & Dine

A Bevy Of Buffets, All-You-Can-Eat Feasts and Harvest Tables

A bounty of breakfast and lunch buffet – from country cooking and sushi to Italian and halaal

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It's Okay To Lose Your Mind to Change It For The Better

Practical (and legal) tools to aid health and wellbeing

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Features

Winter's The Best Time To Plan A Special Getaway With These Great Deals

Why? Because you get more bang for your buck with low-season specials

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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

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Best of CT

A Slice Of Japan On 3 Floors (With Rooftop Bar)

The must-do experience is Kaiseki, considered the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine

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Cabbage Is The Hero Of This Carb, Gluten and Plastic-Free Catering Company

No plate or cutlery needed to eat a McKay Cabbage Bowl

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NEW: A Colourful, Lush And Extravagant Gastropub

Kong, the city’s hottest new bar and grill in De Waterkant

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Holiday

Tech Meets Nature In the Most Spectacular Way At theLAB Robertson Guest House

Fully automated rooms, phone-charging menus and solar-powered energy  

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WildSprout Wholefoods Serves Healthy Meals Everyone Will Enjoy

Healthy food that’s delicious and affordable  

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Wine & Dine

kykNET Finalist Chef Offers New Reason for Road Trip to Swellendam (and you can even stay over)

Comforting country cuisine, burgers and free beer, and soup and sherry for R55 at the new Rotterdam Restaurant

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Wine & Dine

Bubbly and Sushi: Need we Say More?

And not just any bubbly. A bottle of Moët all to yourself (or to share, if you’re feeling generous) and a plate of Cape Town’s finest sushi  

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Wine & Dine

Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

Function venues with a difference, plus plenty of traditional options, for your next event

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A Braai Master and a Secret Sauce

Tikka chicken, mixed grill, boerewors and braai vibes in Bo Kaap

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Holiday

Goudini Spa: Still Perfect For a Relaxed Family-Friendly Holiday

There are four heated pools, plus a host of other activities

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Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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12 Ways To Spend Your 67 Minutes This 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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Cape Town’s First 100% Halaal Bootlegger Is In Sea Point

From banana bread to full-on breakfasts or hearty lunches

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15 Inner-City Discoveries You Need To Make

You don’t need to go far  – or spend much money or time – to experience these local gems in the city on a Saturday morning

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Wine & Dine

NEW: Cooking Service for Time-Strapped Families

Let Me Cook For You makes homemade, halaal food – think lobster sliders, beef fillet and tandoori chicken – so you don’t have to

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Wine & Dine

Free Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday

If it’s your birthday and you love getting free stuff, this is the list for you!

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Wine & Dine

Ken Forrester Wines: The Home of Chenin Blanc

Rare wines from both the Ken Forrester range and Mr Chenin’s private cellar

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Holiday

NEW PLACE - PLAYS VINYL: A Tribute to Aunty Zör who Made Magic In The Kitchen

Chat, learn, eat, relax, listen to vinyl classics, grab a book and admire local art at Café Zör in the Bo-Kaap

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Wine & Dine

Seaside Cafe Meets Bistro in the Southern Burbs

Meet the love child of legendary Sea Point bistro La Boheme and its sibling the Sea Grill in Harfield  

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News

Dreaming Of Working In Cape Town?

Career and visa advice from South African Immigration and recruitment experts  

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South Africa’s Critical Skills Visa: Important Updates

There’s a new, shortened list of critical skills that qualify for South Africa’s Critical Skills visa. Here are the essentials you need to know

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Muizenberg celebrates 100 years of surfing

It’s also where Agatha Christie liked to catch a wave

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Calling All Aspiring Educators: Train in China

Programme consists of six months of study and 12 months of teaching 

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Holiday

Skip The Socks And Give Him Something He’ll Really Love This Father’s Day

Tech, experiences, fashion, food and beauty – anything but socks

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Wine & Dine

New Place 117Kloof: A Passion Project

Where else can you have coffee amongst the greenery and walk away with the chair you sat on?

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Wine & Dine

Kenilworth’s New Boutique Wine Store Opening On Mains Avenue

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

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Holiday

Who Doesn’t Love a Road Trip?

New in town or a true local, you’ll discover something you didn’t know about Cape Town on a Kiff Kombi tour

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Where to Enjoy Brunch in Cape Town

Where to enjoy brunch in Cape Town

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Wine & Dine

NEW PLACE: Inspiring Dreams At Home Bru Café

A local and lekker social hub in Obs

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Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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

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Whales, dolphins, penguins, cape fur seals and mola mola (sunfish), an awesome boat trip ...

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

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

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Salsa, Kizomba and party until the sun rises with the Mother City Dance Festival

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

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