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Live Music

Growlers, Brides and Other Cool Surprises at Jack Black’s Brewing Co Taproom

Insta-fab weddings, Saturday sports games, a rare mural and so much live jazz – every weird and wonderful experience to unlock at this Diep River brewery

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Jack Black
Nightlife

Special, Unique and Unexpected Function Venues in Cape Town

A special selection of spaces in the Mother City perfect for hosting private parties, social soirées and corporate events

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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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Nightlife

Best Burger Spots in and around Cape Town

Where to find the best buns (minds out of the gutter!) and patties in the Mother City and surrounds

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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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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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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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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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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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No Fixed Address restaurant
Live Music

New And Unique Cape Town Experiences to Discover and Share

Exciting new restaurants, coffee shops, bars, clubs, markets, venues and hot spots to discover and explore. PLUS: Watch these unique local concept tours

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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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Loadshedding Cape Town
Live Music

Loadshedding Likely: Things to do When the Lights Go Out

Eskom warns of "high risk" of loadshedding ... again. Here are a few fun things to do in the dark

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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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Beefcakes
Live Music

Beefcakes serves up camp in Cape Town

Do you like carousel horses? Pay Beefcakes a visit and you’ll find out why I asked.

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World Cup Sgt Pepper
Bars

Exciting Spots to Watch Soccer with Friends

Find all the city’s unique sports bars and restaurants that are geared to get you into sports mode and enjoy lively and exciting soccer matches

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Bars

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

With mountain, harbour and city 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 – plus: take a virtual tour of Nasdak

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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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Tjing Tjing | Rooftop bar cape Town
Bars

Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar

The bar upstairs from Dear Me, and the restaurant downstairs from Tjing Tjing

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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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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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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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Pakaloko
Bars

Nightlife in Hout Bay

Out and about in the bay

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The Ritz Outside
Bars

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

Temporarily closed: Sitting above 20 storeys the lounges are exciting additions to the Cape Town array of bars

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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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The Moveable Feast has opened in Kloof Nek.
Live Music

Cafe by Day, French Bistro by Night, Hemingway Might Have Loved Moveable Feast

Two friends, seven-hour lamb and a hammer to crack the salty fish crust. Here’s why we’re intrigued by this new place in the familiar old Rafiki’s spot on Kloof Nek

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Bars

The Crous Bar: A Panoramic Rooftop Experience on the Media24 Building

With intimate cocktail and banquet options, no restrictions on sound or decor and incredible harbour views, it’s easy to see why the Crous Bar is one of the coolest venues for hire

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Bars

Where everybody knows your name

The Power and the Glory; nights on Kloofnek will never be the same

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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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Rafikis outside
Bars

Rafiki’s Restaurant and Bar in Cape Town is Going Out with a Bang

DO NOTE:  RAFIKI'S HAS OFFICIALLY CLOSED ITS DOORS

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Arcade Cafe 6
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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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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Piano Bar Bartender
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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V&A Food Market
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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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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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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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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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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Cocktails and sundowners from the piano bar cape town
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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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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