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Jack Black 10
Pizza

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
Eating Out

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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capetownnighttour1
Eating Out

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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Burgers

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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Lanzerac 2
Japanese & Sushi

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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No Fixed Address chef
Japanese & Sushi

Opens Friday: New Restaurant Serves Up Street-Style Fusion Food in Obz

Fresh from Vancouver, a local chef returns to bring the city a taste of his Canadian catering style

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Tjing Tjing Momiji
Japanese & Sushi

NOW OPEN: Some-Tjing New: Look Who's Serving Up Kaiseki-Style Food on Longmarket

One of the city’s favourite rooftop bars is opening a sophisticated new Japanese restaurant in the space where Dear Me used to be

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Afternoon Tea Mount Nelson5
Cafes

Where to Enjoy High Tea in Cape Town

Hit me with your best pot!

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Sushi Making Classes Towers Restaurant
Japanese & Sushi

Top Sushi Restaurants in Cape Town

A selection of the finest spots to find this firm Japanese favourite

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Harbour House 1
Seafood

Kalk Bay Flavour Plus Something Fresh at Each of These Three Hot Spots

The renowned seafood restaurant, Harbour House, boasts menu items fresh from the sea

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Lucky Bao Asian Restaurant in Hout Bay
Asian

Asian Street Food at Lucky Bao Restaurant in Hout Bay

Experience a burst of flavours from the East at this eight-seater food bar

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Babylonstoren
Eating Out

Affordable and Unique Cape Town Food Experiences

A lunch at Winelands icon Babylonstoren for under R100 and eggs benedict with bottomless bubbles, these are our picks for awesome (and surprisingly affordable) food experiences  

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No Fixed Address restaurant
Japanese & Sushi

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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Burgers

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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Grande Roche 1
Fine Dining

5 Totally Unique Bosman's Food Experiences You Didn't Know You Can Have At Paarl's Only Five-star Hotel

From 76 wines to pan-fried line fish, Bosman’s at Grande Roche Hotel has a collection of culinary delights.

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Loadshedding Cape Town
Japanese & Sushi

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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Beefcakes
Burgers

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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rain
Eating Out

Things to Do When It Rains in Cape Town

Winter is playtime in Cape Town  

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World Cup Sgt Pepper
Pizza

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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Tjing Tjing | Rooftop bar cape Town
Tapas

Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar

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

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Crabshack 1
Japanese & Sushi

10 Top healthy eateries in Cape Town

Slimming down the choice of Cape Town's healthy eateries from vegan to vegetarian and from lactose intolerant to gluten free

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Boschendal 7
Eating Out

A Taste Of Farm Life In A Self-Catering Farm Cottage At The Foot Of The Drakenstein Mountains

With beautiful fireplaces, a range of wine pairings and experiences, and elegant accommodation, every minute at Boschendal is the epitome of farm living

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Bay Harbour Market
Japanese & Sushi

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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Shimmy Beach Club
Eating Out

Outdoor restaurants with a sea view in Cape Town and surrounds

A guide to Mother City eateries with refreshing ocean vistas and menus to match

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Wine Estates

Discover The Hidden Stellenbosch Vineyard Where You Can Sip Wine Favoured By Monaco’s Prince Albert

Wake up to the sun rising over the Helderberg at Stellenbosch’s Premier Wine Estate

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African Relish Cooking Course Valentine's Day Overview 2018
African

Explore the Karoo in a Tuk Tuk and Pick Up a Few Culinary Skills at This Adventurous Escape

Head to the countryside for an adventurous cooking experience, food tours and then unwind at the luxury cottages at African Relish  

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Leopard's Leap Harvest Table 1
Eating Out

Delicious Buffet Restaurants in Cape Town and Surrounds

A look at the eateries, nature reserves with some of the best, affordable or special self-service spreads.

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Grande Roche 1
Fine Dining

Discover a Luxury Experience at the Only 5-Star Hotel in Paarl

This Cape Dutch-style inspired hotel is the epitome of luxury and traditional architecture in the heart of the Cape Winelands

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The Grey Hotel1
Japanese & Sushi

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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The Shop Sea Point
Steakhouse

New Place: Honest, Fuss-free Eatery Takes Over Where Buzbey Grill Left Off. Here’s What’s Changed

The Buzbey Grill in Three Anchor Bay closed its doors after decades in operation. The Shop, which opened recently, is the fresh new spot serving good, simple food sourced locally

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From Cape Town With Love
Cafes

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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Dear Me
Vegetarian

Now Closed: But An Exciting New Place is Popping Up In The Old Dear Me Space Soon

Note that, sadly, veggie eatery Dear Me has closed its doors. But we know of something new coming here soon 

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Charly's Bakery building
Cafes

Top bakeries in Cape Town

The creamiest cream cakes, the puffiest pastry and the most delicious, rustic sour-dough bread

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shortmarket
Bistros

The Shortmarket Club

Get exciting food and a feel of luxury.

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The Ritz Outside
Steakhouse

Temporarily Closed: Sea Point’s Iconic Top of The Ritz Revolving Restaurant

Temporarily closed: The Grand Parade-style masala gatsby and Cape gooseberry sorbet chilli are a delightful surprise. The smoke-infused chocolate treat will transport you back to barefoot days at Tokai forest. This is some of what you’ll experience on the seven-course menu at Top of The Ritz

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Ritz
Japanese & Sushi

Temporarily Closed: CASA Restaurant & Cabanas at The Ritz

Temporarily closed: CASA and CABANAS at The Ritz is pulling out the stops to ensure glamorous poolside experiences

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Beef Tartare Sentir
Tapas

Sentir Tapas and Spirit Space Takes Centre Stage in Long Street

Sentir, a new Long Street speakeasy gives you loads of flavour with their signature tapas and exclusive imported drinks

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de vrije burger
Burgers

De Vrije Burger in Stellenbosch

Bertus Basson is the creative force behind the newly-opened De Vrije Burger in Stellenbosch.

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Tossd5
Japanese & Sushi

Build Your Own Salad or Grab a Steaming Lunch Bowl at This New Place in Gardens

This husband and wife team are serving up fresh salads, wraps, warm bowls and winter soups for lunch from new Sloane Square salad bar TOSSD

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Bao Down is set to open this Winter in Oranjezicht.
Japanese & Sushi

Now open: Bao Down, a Love Thing Between Asian Cuisine and American Cooking

(TIP: BOOK IN ADVANCE) The restaurant serving a fusion of Asian and American food is now open   

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The Moveable Feast has opened in Kloof Nek.
Cafes

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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Ceviche Bar Cape Town 4
Seafood

SA’s First Ceviche-Only Bar Now Open in Woodstock

There’s more to healthy seafood than sushi, South America’s answer recently opened in the Mother City

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Ragamuffin Curry 6
Eating Out

Fried Chicken Curry is Now a Thing – And Here’s Where You Can Find It

From Margate braaied chicken curry to roti gatsbys, Ragamuffin Curry is changing the (curry) game

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Swan Cafe Cape Town
Eating Out

This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

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Upper Bloem 2
Tapas

The Place Where Chefs Go to Eat On Their Days Off is Opening a Sister Eatery: Upper Bloem

Upper Bloem is now open. Check out their winter lunch special, Tuesday through Saturday 12pm to 3pm where you get 6 plates to share for R195pp

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Dear Me interior
Bistros

Now Closed: But An Exciting New Place is Popping Up In The Old Dear Me Space Soon

Note that, sadly, veggie eatery Dear Me has closed its doors. But we know of something new coming here soon 

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Lola's Long Street 4
Burgers

Lola’s on Long Street

Still making the food you love, with love

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collage goedkope restaurants
Cafes

Budget restaurants in Cape Town

Our pick of the Mother City’s finest cheap eateries for the prudent and penny-wise

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Slice
Eating Out

Meals for R30 and under in Cape Town

Affordable dishes in the City Centre

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tomo 2
Japanese & Sushi

Ever Tasted Japanese Braai? Check Out New Restaurant Tomo

SA-Asian fusion, unique sashimi and an upstairs Japanese tea garden is what you can find at the Japanese eatery on Loop 

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NEW THIS WEEK:

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

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