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Fun Is In The Air This Valentine’s Day

Things for couples, singles, and friends over the entire Valentine’s weekend

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7 Events To Get Back Your Party Mood

From rebellious festivals to beast-like 4x4’s

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Light And Bright Oasis To Relax And Learn Art Skills In The City

Art gallery, a kids' corner designed by a 4-year-old, and pink babycinos

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Ficks: Hermanus’ New Idyllic Summer Hangout

Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks serves pinchos, flammkuchen, cocktails and wine

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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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A Diverse Guide To Cape Town’s Braai Spots

Venues where you can swim, bring alcohol, windsurf and more

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Snug Life: Cosy Restaurants With Fireplaces

Baby, it’s cold outside… stay toasty with fireside drinking and dining

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New Year’s Eve 2019/2020: From The Party Of The Year To Silent Retreats

Also where the fireworks, fine-dining, family festivities are happening

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Soak Up The Views From Your Private Deck On The Ultimate Glamping Experience

AfriCamps have created 11 beautiful boutique tented camps in South Africa, and each is totally unique

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La Parada On Bree Has Live Music, Tapas And Spanish Flair

Croquetas, tacos, popcorn made from cauliflower and an all-over good time, plus happy hour from 5PM to 7PM every weekday

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Things To Do With Kids That Parents Will Enjoy Too

Indoor, outdoor, dry or rainy, with animals, adults and other kids – in the city or in the suburbs

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Quirky, Sexy, Cool Last-minute Christmas Gifts

Festive gift and experience ideas  

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Guide To Tipping In South Africa

Car guards, petrol attendants, safari rangers and trackers, and other service industry workers

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NEW: La Colombe’s Indian-inspired Eatery To Open In Franschhoek

It’s a tasting menu with an ever-rolling sorbet trolley of palate cleansers

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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 

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6 Rad Reasons to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates to discount accommodation, this team will help you get more out of Cape Town

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Places To Watch Soccer In Your Hood

From chilled pub vibes to intense stadium experiences

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New: Charm All Five Senses At Japanese-Peruvian Restaurant Maaya

Dining here is not only a sensory delight; it’s an interactive experience

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In Korea You Braai At The Table

Try this at Chopsticks & Table, the Korean restaurant in town

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Off-The-Radar Beaches: Rocky Coves, Hidden Hamlets, Isolated Enclaves

17 idyllic sandy stretches for families, surfers, trendsetters, people watching and isolation

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What Does Biggie Have To Do With This New Place On Bree?

There’s lots to love between these pink walls and cheeky neon signs

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50% Off Plush Hotel Suites Atop Smart Work Spaces In Epicentre Of Cape Town

Ideal base for stylish travels (and business if desired)

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NEW: The One Dish, Served One Day A Week That Feeds Whole Families

Akni, named after the humble food made of protein, basmati rice, potato, spices and love

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Cape Town’s Newest Live Music Venue Is Owned By Musicians

Jagger Lounge has a hot line-up of bands

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8 Unique Cape Town Co-Working Spaces and Hot Desk Spots

Claim your spot at these cool co-working spaces around Cape Town, each offering something different to maximise productivity

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Shakespeare’s Is The New Durbanville Restaurant With a Sense of Theatrics

A place for grown-ups to be spoilt with fine food, good wine and entertainment

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Free Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday

If it’s your birthday and you love getting free stuff, this is the list for you!

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NEW PLACE: A Coffee Shop In the City Where You can Order the Velvet Bean

Three things make this coffee shop special: a health elixir, historical artefacts, and wholeheartedness

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Cabbage Is The Hero Of This Carb, Gluten and Plastic-Free Catering Company

No plate or cutlery needed to eat a McKay Cabbage Bowl

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NEW: At Hong Da You Can Order A Shiatsu Massage With Your Meal

There’s Taiwanese flavoured milk and rose tea, too

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NEW: The Restaurant Made From a Converted Shipping Container

A container cafe in a business park with well-priced lunch menu

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It's Okay To Lose Your Mind to Change It For The Better

Practical (and legal) tools to aid health and wellbeing

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Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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Cape Town’s First 100% Halaal Bootlegger Is In Sea Point

From banana bread to full-on breakfasts or hearty lunches

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New Place 117Kloof: A Passion Project

Where else can you have coffee amongst the greenery and walk away with the chair you sat on?

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NEW PLACE: Inspiring Dreams At Home Bru Café

A local and lekker social hub in Obs

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NEW PLACE: Wingerd Vista: Built on Beer and Ice-Cream

They call it Wingerd Vista because of the spectacular garden and sculpture views (the food and drinks aren’t bad either)

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Tea Drinking Culture is Changing. And This is Its New Flavour

The tea bar that’s changing tea-drinking culture has arrived in Cape Town

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NEW: A Cut Above The Rest; The Downtown Barber With The ATM Inside

Male grooming so on-trend that girls want the same cuts + tattoo artist coming soon and an ATM in a convenient location

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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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WATCH: Let’s Get Some Gigs For This Talented Guy (We'll Promote Them All)

Check out this 19 year old’s golden voice – 3 videos, plus: let’s share this and get him gigs

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Something Awesome for Early Evenings at The Daily Music Show on Loop

(call to check if it's open) The Daily Music Show offers activities and entertainment with substance to fill those awkward hours between when work ends and meeting up with friends

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See How Much Wildlife You Can Spot While Swimming in These Rock Pools and Waterfalls

Hike or camp at these trails that lead to gorgeous rock pools and waterfalls

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Casual Indulgence At The Athletic Club & Social

Cosy enough for romantic dates, but equally well-paired to group gatherings, this three-storey bar and restaurant is pure opulence!

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Now Open: New Spot VIXI On Strand Street

 Conveniently located in the bustling hub of the CBD in Bree Street, VIXI Social House offers an all-day dining Mediterranean menu

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Find Precious Gems At The Other Records In Obs

Peruse a treasure trove of imported brand new and used LPs, EPs and singles, each with a handwritten review. Find toy collectables, T-shirts, tote bags, books and zines, plus, you might even bump into a DJ or two

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Burgers, Pizzas, Cocktails and a Party, There’s Loads to Experience at this Bree Street Eatery

Whether you are looking for a yummy meal during your lunch break or an after-hours pizza with a friend, Arcade Cafe has you covered.  

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This Stellenbosch Wine Was Chosen by Prince Albert. Now You Can Enjoy It, Too

Plus, the vineyard is gorgeous and less than one hour’s drive away

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About New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

All the info: New Year's Day is a public holiday in South Africa, celebrated in Cape Town among family and friends

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Hear interesting stories from the owner, taste wine, and tuck into a cheese luncheon

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Run through a national park and enjoy views of the Atlantic and False Bay

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Celebrate the freedom of riding a motorcycle and rock out to an epic line-up of live music

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