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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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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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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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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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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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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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NEW: A Colourful, Lush And Extravagant Gastropub

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

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Your Perfect Cape Town Function Venue

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

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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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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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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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New Experiences: Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

We spoke to tour operators: Free tours, private tours, couples, family tours to holiday trips

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Free, New and Secret on Bree Street

17 Things to (re)discover on one of Cape Town most-visited streets

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New Experiences With Benguela Cove

From wine tastings and food pairings to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove, Nom Nom and Lakeside Lodge & Spa

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Putt-Putt in Outer Space at Glowing Rooms SA

South Africa’s very first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark 18-hole mini-golf adventure in Milnerton

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Nevermind Winter! Find Your Happy Place this May. Here’s How

Learn to breathe (we’re not kidding), dance or hike for your supper – two of many options to get you on top of the world

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WATCH IT FREE: David Coulthard to Speed a Red Bull F1 Car Around Grand Parade

Watch him show off in Kyalami, and teach Tom Cruise to drive the Aston Martin Red Bull F1 car.

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This is What She's Hoping for When You Say, Let’s Go Camping

Cosy in winter, romantic and the freedom for the kids to roam

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Get in Character and Play The Fool This April

These events are the ultimate escape

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Now Open: JarBar Jar-To-Table Health Eatery And Online Store In Cape Town

Open: Now you can get delicious healthy meals in a jar, in a store

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Things for Couples: Ramp Up Your Valentine's Day Game

Noiseless discos, spit braais, aphrodisiac dinners and anti-love song karaoke. Here are 32 impressive Valentine's date ideas, including one that could save a farm from closing … and we'll be adding a whole lot more.

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Looking for Something Cool To Do With The Kids This Weekend? Check Out This Super-Special Stellenbosch Animal Farm

From the cheeky piggies at the animal farm to the mini racetrack and enormous sandpit and sweeping gardens, Vredenheim Animal Farm offers something for everyone

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What Tourists Taught Us: Moyo at Eden on The Bay is Perhaps the Most Capetonian Beach Restaurant

Just 30 mins from town, a view to die for, awesome vibe and food worth talking about, eaten on a surfboard with your feet in the water  

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Open-to-the-Public: Cool Off In These Swimming Pools and Water Parks

Your guide to some of the best places to sun and swim without sand in and around Cape Town + a place for serious swimmers too

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New at 15 on Orange: Restaurant With No Name (Yet)

New in the old Savour space: An iconic building. Completely renovated. Great views of Table Mountain. So fresh that the restaurant doesn’t have a name yet ...

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These Winter Specials Will Make The Season Work Hard For You

Bonus: being social is easier on your pocket right now  

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Cape Town By Night: Cool Things To Do After Dark

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

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New: Karoo Eco Family Farm Accommodation and Experiences

Brand-new Njalo-Njalo offers idyllic family farm accommodation just 2 hours outside of Cape Town

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Incredible New Swellendam Country-Style Weekend Escape

A quaint chapel, rustic luxury accommodation and sunset safari picnics at Rotterdam Guest Farm

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Get Tatted, Classy or Potty This March

Celebrate the last of summer with these cool things to do in the Mother City this March

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A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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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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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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Now Open: The New Public Skate Park at V&A's Battery Park

World-renowned skatepark designers, epic V&A views from Battery Park and the first images of Cape Town’s newest skate destination

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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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Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

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

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You Can Bag a Bargain at These Factory Shops

Looking for a bargain? You've come to the right place  

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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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Ideas For Things To Do For Valentine's Day in Cape Town

From a tinder party in Long Street to a spoken word gathering in a bookstore, we’ve rounded up the unique things to do this Valentine’s Day

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Restaurants at Wine Estates in Stellenbosch

Where world-renowned chefs embrace local produce

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Places To Watch Soccer In Your Hood

From chilled pub vibes to intense stadium experiences

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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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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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Attractions at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of cultural and historical sights at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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BREAKING: New Cape to St Helena Yacht Race Starts December

Excited sailors to celebrate New Year's out on the South Atlantic as the new Cape to St Helena yacht race kicks off 26 December

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From Sirloin To T-Bone, Here's Where To Find The Finest Steaks

A selection of Mother City steakhouses serving up sizzling sirloin, fiery fillet and medium-rare rump

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Events for Gamers, Bikers, Runners and Lovers of Outdoor Movies and Music this November

Lots to do outdoors and a niche event for gamers at the Castle of Good Hope

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Discover Disco Fridays and House Saturdays at New Club Wonderland

Now open: New club Wonderland on Buitenkant Street

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Start Living on the Loop Side of Life

Long Street's ugly sister has blossomed into a cherry of a Cape Town destination

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Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

Keep it in the family with eateries that are child-friendly, too

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

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How good does apricot-glazed gammon sound?

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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And drink in the sunset and view (and a cocktail)

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Take your swimming gear along and enjoy the hot pools while you’re there

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

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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Experience Cape Town’s funniest comedians (for less on Sundays) at the Waterfront’s ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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End the weekend on a high note with fun rides, educational play and something for ...

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After two home defeats on the trot the Citizens will look to change their form in the ...

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Manga sushi served with Pongrácz bubbly

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Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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Venues across the city hosting authentic African markets, music and more.

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Mitchell Gilbert Messina's mock-ups and sketches in Woodstock are all about aspiration

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A flame-grilled sirloin with a glass of wine over beautiful views

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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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From butter chicken curry to beef bobotie: Something fresh, Monday to Sunday

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The chance to see marine wildlife and spectacular ocean and mountain views as the sun ...

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Bring up to 150 people: Just pay for your food and drinks – the venue (and everything ...

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Half-price burger special at Moyo Eden on The Bay – psst … it comes with this awesome ...

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Hop aboard a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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

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