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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: Watch these unique local concept tours

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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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You Can Comment On The City’s Draft Water Strategy + Latest Dam Levels

The strategy is aimed at ensuring that the city becomes more drought resilient. Have your say now. 

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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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New Experiences: 18 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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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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11 New Experiences: From Cape Town to Sedgefield With The Benguela Cove

From wine tastings on a lagoon 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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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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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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Update: Restaurant and Experience Specials Still Available

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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SA’s Acclaimed Guitarist, Prawns with Horses and Free Museum Visits After Dark

Also swing your bat like a girl and trade pads for a photoshoot.

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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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All 8 Luxury AfriCamps Spots You Need to Check Out With the Family

WATCH: 3 Brand-new campsites and all the boutique luxuries these super shareable boutique glamping experiences have to offer, PLUS: booking open for the new camp in the Cape Winelands

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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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Luxurious Experiences in Cape Town

A sneak peek into the lavish luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite.

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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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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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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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Budget Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

A selection of reliable, cheap car hire agents in the Mother City

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

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

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Where to Enjoy Brunch in Cape Town

Where to enjoy brunch in Cape Town  Last Updated: 8 February 2018

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Here Comes Festival Season: Food, Wine, Flower And Music Feasts This August

Welcome August and celebrate the new month of warmer days with these classic and unique annual events

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Craft, Culinary, Culture – Coming Your Way in September

September sees Cape Town transform into a hub of artsy, cultural and outdoor activities perfect for welcoming the month of spring

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Wave Your Freak Flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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NOW OPEN: Three Women, One Dream And Now They Have A Coffee Shop on Long Street

An accountant, a pharmacist and a writer have taken the leap and opened their coffee shop – celebrate with a R50 curry bowl

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Our Collection of Worthy Causes to Pick from for 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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VW Beetles in Cape Town

Hiring a Beetle in the Mother City: hipster cool or just plain practical?

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Come Rain or Shine There's Plenty Of Exciting Things To Do This July

From music festivals to whale watching in Hermanus, we have everything you need to get up to this July  

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A Dope Documentaries’ Festival and More Magical Events in Our Pick of Things To Do in June

International Day of Yoga is also on this month, and there’s a free yoga event worth trying at the convention centre. To mark another important day, Youth Day, join a fun run in Gugulethu

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