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Chinchilla
Bars

Special and Hidden Rooftop Bars In the City: Killer Views, Sleek Looks and Winning Vibes

Views to-die-for and delicious drinks are a given. These rooftop bars have a little something extra to offer.

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Nasdak view
Bars

Is the Nasdak Rooftop Venue the Most Panoramic Event Space in Cape Town?

With 360-degree views from the Crous Bar, banquet hall and two terraces, it’s easy to see why the Nasdak is a popular event space in Cape Town’s city centre

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Nasdak 9
Bars

The Nasdak Crous Bar: A Panoramic Cape Town Experience on the Media24 Building

With cocktail and banquet options, two outdoor terraces, no restrictions on sound or decor, and 360-degree views, it’s easy to see why the Crous Bar is one of the coolest venues for hire

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Jack Black Burger Winter Special
Theatre

UPDATE: We’ve Added A Few Incredible New Winter Specials to Our Choice Selection

Unbelievably cool midweek Winelands dinners, breakfast that magically disappears off your bill and more winter deals you don’t want to miss  

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Arcade Cafe 2
Bars

Burgers, Pizzas, Cocktails and a Party, There’s Loads to Experience at this Bree Street Eatery

Whether you are looking a yummy meal during your lunch break or an after-hours pizza with a friend, Arcade Cafe has you covered.  

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Live Music

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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Significant Other Fugard Theatre 8
Live Music

Win a Theatre Date and Bottle of Wine to Share at The Fugard

You could be sipping wine as you settle in to enjoy Significant Other straight off Broadway at The Fugard Theatre with your partner or friend

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Loadshedding Cape Town
Live Music

Cool Things to do When the Power is Out in Cape Town

The City has suspended Level 1 loadshedding ... for now. These cool things are still super exciting to do in the dark though

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Galileo Open Air Cinema
Live Music

Cape Town By Night: Cool and Unusual Things To Do After Dark

A roundup of awesome and quirky after-dark activities in Cape Town

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World Cup Jack Black 2
Bars

Exciting Spots to Watch the World Cup Soccer with Friends

Man caves for hire, a hotel converted into a mini-stadium, live matches inside a brewery and all the city’s unique sports bars, restaurants and World Cup specials

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Bars

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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Premium Comedy Club
Nightlife

Top places to watch comedy in Cape Town

The Mother City’s finest stand-up comedy clubs and venues

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Lou Lou's
Bars

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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Live Music

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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Sgt pepper music
Live Music

Sgt Pepper on Long Street

A restaurant raised on rock ‘n roll. Expect good times and pin-up pizzas all week and free birthday-party venue and live music for 150 people on Monday nights

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Radisson Red Spa Treatment and Lunch/Dinner Valentine's Day Overview 2018
Live Music

Cool Art Hotel Meets Pooch Palace – Unique Discoveries at Radisson RED in The Heart of The Hip Silo District

It’s not every day you find a pet-friendly hotel that looks like an art gallery and operates on wireless streaming in the heart of Cape Town  

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Crabshack 1
Live Music

Non-dairy yoghurt? Fillet for under R100? The V&A Food Market Brings You Cutting-Edge Street Food

With 42 artisanal street food and retail vendors, affordable prices and free live music on weekends and public holidays, the V&A Food Market is breaking new ground at the Old Power Station

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V&A Food Market
Live Music

The V&A Food Market: Where Cutting-Edge Food Concepts and Food Lovers Meet

With fresh new food concepts and an innovative location, the V&A Food Market is the perfect place to test your food concept and entrepreneurial skills.

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The Ritz Outside
Bars

The Ritz’s Stylish Champagne Bar is Where to Enjoy Your Sundowners

Sitting above 20 storeys the lounges are exciting addition to the Cape Town array of bars

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Beefcakes and Scary Mary
Clubs

Best Gay And Lesbian Bars In Cape Town

Our selection of some of the best Mother City hotspots for a queen's night out!

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Bars

Here's Why Publik's David Cope Brought His Unique Selection of Unusual Wine Varietals to Kloof Nek

Publik Wine Bar has moved to a new standalone spot with a focus on unusual and interesting wines, paired with charcuterie, cheeses and other bar snacks

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Cloud 9 Hotel 1
Bars

Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Expect never-ending 360-degree views of the Mother City from this inner city hotspot’s sun deck

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Barnyard Theatre’s Strictly No. 1s Music Tribute Show
Theatre

Dinner Theatres in Cape Town

A look at the top Mother City spots to enjoy dinner and a show

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Jazz
Live Music

Where to watch live jazz in Cape Town

A selection of great clubs, bars and restaurants where you can listen to live jazz

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Beerhouse Balcony on Long Street
Bars

Beerhouse in Cape Town

The funky Long Street bar that’s home to one of the biggest mixes of beers on the continent

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TAU 5
Clubs

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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A touch of madness
Bars

Feel at home at A Touch of Madness in Observatory

The recently upgraded restaurant and bar in a converted Victorian is a place to put up your feet and relax

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botanical bar
Bars

A Fix of Fynbos at The Botanical Bar

Get a taste of the Western Cape landscape at this hot new spot

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hudsons burger joint cocktails
Nightlife

Happy Hour Specials in Cape Town

Your guide to the when, where and what of after-work drink deals in the Mother City

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NYE sgt pepper
Live Music

Live, Local and Lekker Music Venues Around the City

Cape Town's top places to listen to live music in the city's centre

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Shimmy Beach Club
Clubs

Shimmy Beach Club – Refined Dining and Lively Parties

Shimmy on down to this award-winning beachside club

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The district
Bars

Your guide to nightclubs and bars in Cape Town

Dress up and grab your mates and head and party at clubs, nightclubs, pubs, bars and live music venues in Cape Town and surrounds

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Bay Harbour Market
Live Music

All Roads Lead to The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay

The crossroads: where South African creativity, culture and kos meet

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Nightlife

The Definitive Cape Town Cocktail Menu

Our guide to the must-tries of the Mother City’s mixology scene

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Cape Town Comedy Club
Theatre

Cape Town Comedy Club: Dinner and a Show at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town’s world-class stand-up comedy venue: where the drinks, food and laughter flow five nights a week

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Theatre
Theatre

Best Theatres in and around Cape Town

A round-up of the top playhouses, performance spaces and stages in the Mother City

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Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre
Live Music

Cape Town’s History in Kaapse Stories: a Musical Paired with Dinner

Watch the history of Cape Town unfold through the magic of theatre, Rockwell Theatre presents Kaapse Stories

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New Place Reset.
Clubs

Reset on Loop Street Marks the Start of a New Era

Everyone’s a VIP at this lavish new night spot in the city  

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18 Gangster Museum
Live Music

An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Orphanage-bartender
Bars

Orphanage Cocktail Emporium on Bree

The speakeasy-style home of experimental elixirs and rhythmic melodies

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Rick's Cafe
Bars

Rick’s – a Cape Town classic

"I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship"

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Melissa's The Food Shop
Live Music

Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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Craft Burger Bar
Bars

Craft Burger Bar in Heritage Square

Craft beer and craft burgers go hand-in-hand at this new burger joint in Cape Town’s CBD

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Melissa's The Food Shop
Live Music

Melissa's The Food Shop Presents Mantra Cafe

Be prepared to be treated to sea views and scrumptious food at this new restaurant

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Cape Town quiz nights
Nightlife

Quiz Nights in Cape Town

Geek is the new chic: where to find a Cape Town pub quiz Last Update: 26 June 2017

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Saint 2
Clubs

Saint Champagne Bar and Lounge

Get a bottle of bubbly and bob along to the hip-hop and house music at the Harrington Street hotspot

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4th July Knife
Nightlife

How To Celebrate American Independence Day in the Mother City

On a scale of one to America, how free are you on the 4th of July?

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