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Theatre

Eat, Play, Laugh: Comedy 5 Nights a Week at the Waterfront

Discover local and celebrity comedians, enjoy good food and share the experience at Cape Town Comedy Club in the Waterfront’s Pumphouse

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Nightlife

It's An Endless Summer (With 117 Movies) at The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Tickets are now on sale for shows starting 16 October 2019

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Nightlife

SA's 90 Best Wines: 15% off Platter's 2019 Guide

Plus: Win an exclusive tasting experience with the Platter's publisher and us as you discover SA's 2019 five star wines for all varietals

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Nightlife

3 Exciting Things to Discover This Monday

Kick-start your Monday with our collection of events and specials for couples, singles and the whole family

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Nightlife

Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

A monthly sneak peek into the lavish things to do and luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite visitors

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Nightlife

A Mysterious Dark Horse In Kloof Street

Everyone is wondering: What is the Dark Horse in Kloof Street?

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Live Music

Hush-Hush: New Art Of Duplicity Speakeasy Bar in Cape Town

How to get the list, plus the glamour, decadence and luxury of yesteryear at a hush-hush speakeasy in the city

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Bars

NOW OPEN: Macau In Cape Town: What Lies Up The Teak Staircase?

NOW OPEN: Sublime cocktails and cuisine at Macau Asian taverna in the Victorian building where Savoy Cabbage used to be

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Pakaloko
Bars

Nightlife in Hout Bay

Out and about in the bay

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Theatre

Real Costumes: Hollywood-Calibre for Your Next Themed Party

Emmy and SAFTA nominated: Roaring 20s to vintage Hollywood, biblical to post-apocalyptic flicks and TV series looks for your next themed party

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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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Nightlife

Creepy, Haunting Halloween Ideas, Plus Where To Find Costumes

Date ideas, cool parties, chilling movies, and a ghost-walk that's fun for kids

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Bars

Orphanage Cocktail Emporium on Bree

The speakeasy-style home of experimental elixirs and rhythmic melodies

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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

Fancy Dress Costume Hire in Cape Town

Making your way to a dress-up party, Halloween hoedown or masquerade ball? Browse our list of costume hire companies to find the perfect party look!

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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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Bars

A Mix Of Provence, Paris And The Best Steak In Cape Town

Sophisticated yet simple, HQ also has daily live music and offers function hire

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Rands Lifestyle Space in Khayelitsha
Nightlife

Rands Lifestyle Space in Khayelitsha

Sit down, relax, and have a good time at this lavish venue

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Theatres
Theatre

Musicals And Comedy To Dance And Drama: 12 Must-Visit Theatres In Cape Town

A round-up of theatres in the Mother City worth paying a visit

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Clubs

Discover Disco Fridays and House Saturdays at New Club Wonderland

Now open: New club Wonderland on Buitenkant Street

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Outrage of Modesty Cocktail Bar in Cape Town
Bars

Outrage of Modesty Cocktail Bar in Cape Town (CLOSED)

Unfortunately, Outrage of Modesty is now closed (October 2018). But stay tuned and we will update you as soon as there is something new in its place.

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Harald's Bar and Terrace at Park Inn Foreshore in Cape Town
Bars

Harald’s Bar & Terrace in Cape Town

Get a picturesque view of Cape Town from this exclusive rooftop bar and terrace

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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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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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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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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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Live Music

8 Amazing Local Acts (Oh And The Cure) Performing At Rock On The Lawns

This music festival is about more than The Cure! Besides music there’s also gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and rock n roll  

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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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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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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

Where everybody knows your name

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

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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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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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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

We’re All In The Mood For a Melody at The Piano Bar (and Rooftop Skybar)

 It’s home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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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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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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Nightlife

The Definitive Cape Town Cocktail Menu

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

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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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Ricks Cafe Upper Deck
Bars

Rick’s – a Cape Town classic RE-OPENING SOON

"I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship" (Re-opening on 103 Kloof St in April 2020)

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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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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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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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Bars

The Forex Bar in Cape Town

Make a night of it at this vibrant Observatory pub centred on global mixing and mingling

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Cape Discoveries

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Discover Summer in Cape Town!

NEW THIS WEEK:

Your favourite First Thursdays galleries are opening back up

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