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The CBD is the heartbeat of every major city and it is no different for Cape Town. If you really want to get underneath the skin of the Mother City, you need to start here

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November 18 2018

District Six is one of Cape Town’s most politically and historically important suburbs. It’s also known as Zonnebloem, or sometimes the East City. It has a turbulent history, which reached a pinnacle in the 70’s and 80’s. Prior to the 70’s, it was a vibrant mixed race community. In 1970 District Six was renamed “Zonnebloem” and deemed a “white area”,…

November 18 2018

The CBD is the heart of Cape Town, and Long Street is its major artery. Running all the way from the Cape Town Convention Centre, cutting through the middle of the CBD, and ending at Kloof Street, Long Street is a major part of the city’s street culture. During the day the street is a full with people visiting the…

November 18 2018

Woodstock is one of the oldest suburbs in Cape Town and it is also one of the hippest. An incredible mix of diversity and cultures combine to make the neighbourhood a vibrant, bustling blend of food, fashion, arts, and design. Woodstock is a place to be seen and heard, favoured by locals for good reason. WHERE TO EAT AND MAKE…

November 18 2018

Bree Street might currently be the hippest street in Cape Town, but before Bree was even a twinkle in the eye of Cape Town’s artisan business movement Kloof Street was already full of trendy bars and eateries. If Bree is the fresh new face on the block then Kloof is the OG…

November 18 2018

The vibrant area of the Bo-Kaap, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, is the oldest residential area in Cape Town. With its brilliantly coloured homes and cobbled streets, it’s also one of the most photographed areas in the Mother City. See why locals love this neighbourhood so much in our Neighbourhood Guide:   Where to eat Bo-Kaap Kombuis Renowned for…

November 18 2018

There’s an unofficial competition to determine the coolest street in Cape Town. It used to be all about Long Street with its bar and club scene. Then Kloof Street took over with concept stores, restaurants, and an ultra-trendy hairdresser. Now, Bree Street has stormed its way to the top of the podium and crushed the competition with an old-school…

November 18 2018

From funky design stores and eclectic book lounges to burgers in a backyard and decadent cocktails, the Cape Town city centre is often where the magic happens. Here we unpack the Love Cape Town City Centre video. The Dog’s Bollocks It was one of the city’s best-kept secrets for a while, with only a select few (hipsters, trendsetters and…

November 18 2018

It may be one of the most photographed areas of the Mother City, but brightly painted houses and quaint cobbled streets aren’t the only reasons to visit the Bo Kaap. This part of Cape Town is packed full of history and culture. THE BO KAAP HAS BEEN KNOWN BY MANY NAMES The earliest development in the Bo Kaap area was…

November 18 2018

The CBD is the heartbeat of every major city and it is no different for Cape Town. The city centre is the pulse of the Mother City, providing the lifeblood of the surrounding areas. It is a melting pot of diversity and culture, a smorgasbord of historical influences and a place like no other on earth. If you really want…

November 18 2018

The CBD is the heartbeat of every major city and it is no different for Cape Town. The city centre is the pulse of the Mother City, providing the lifeblood of the surrounding areas. It is a melting pot of diversity and culture, a smorgasbord of historical influences and a place like no other on earth. If you really want…

November 18 2018

The Cape Town City Centre is where it all happens. A combination of work and play, it is where everything comes together. During the day it is a hub of activity, but it is at night, when the curtain is drawn back, that the true soul of the Mother City is revealed. It is only once the sun sets, that…

November 18 2018

The gin floodgates have been opened in Cape Town. Not only do we have at least three dedicated gin bars and at least two locally produced tonic waters, but it’s becoming a popular spirit to distill with new brands emerging into the market all the time. Hope on Hopkins in Salt River is the enterprise of husband and wife team…

This Southern Sun hotel has a brilliant central location in Cape Town, providing luxury accommodation within walking distance of all major tourist attractions. Scenic views abound with incredible vistas of Table Mountain, Robben Island and Table Bay creating a breath-taking holiday environment.

The Southern Sun The Cullinan can be found at the heart of the Mother City, providing 4-star Cape Town hospitality of the highest calibre. This luxury accommodation ensures your stay in this gorgeous haven of paradise is a special one.

There are few places as quintessentially Cape Town as the V&A Waterfront. The old world charm of the historical harbour meets the most modern shopping experience and the gaps in between are filled with fine dining restaurants, down-to- earth food markets, museums, and more leisure activities than you can count on both hands.

The Bombay Brasserie treats its guests to only the finest in Indian dining, with beautifully prepared meals made from fresh, traditional ingredients. The restaurant is located in Cape Town city centre on the buzzing Wale Street, but it’s actually been modeled on its namesake, the original Bombay Brasserie in London.

The 5-star Westin Grand Hotel is one of Cape Town’s premier conference venues, offering 19 individual venues, catering for intimate meetings of up to 8, all the way through to large events for up to 600. Guests are invited into the spacious and bright Old Harbour Lobby, a great space for pre-function drinks, event registration and exhibitions.

Tempt your taste buds for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Mint, Taj Cape Town’s all-day dining restaurant. Mint serves up a delicious range of both international and local fare in a bistro-style setting. Conveniently central, Mint is a popular destination for business lunches, dinners, functions and celebrations.

Located in the central business district of the Cape Town city centre, near local attractions and with easy access to public transport, it is the ideal accommodation site for city dwellers, business travelers and those who enjoy a short walking distance to all major sites of interest, trendy entertainment and nightlife spots in the heart of the city.

From humble beginnings selling jewellery at the beachfront flea market in 1991, Yair Shimansky, founder and CEO of Shimansky jewellery, has made quite a name for himself. Nowadays, Shimansky is among the world’s top platinum specialists and their jewellery line is known for its unique and clean designs.

Found in a pedestrian district in the heart of the Mother City, the Taj offers an elegant and luxurious experience in Cape Town accommodation. With views of Table Mountain and the Company’s Garden, you will be soaked in lavish grandeur and opulence.

Don’t let your fitness slip away from you while you’re visiting or working in Cape Town. The Westin Grand Hotel offers a more than 1 000 square feet of fitness studio, filled with a full range of strength-training equipment, weights, and cardio machines. Treadmills, elliptical trainers, step machines and stationary bikes each have a personal flat screen television, but the ...

‘C’ the Cape Tours is the company of Cheryl Scott, a tour guide who knows Cape Town like the back of her hand, having being born in the Mother City itself.

Sure to get the tails wagging, @Frits takes care of your best furry friends so you can enjoy your time away without worrying about your darlings. Located in an easily-accessible part of the city centre, this dog hotel in Cape Town is conveniently-placed.

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