About the Area
Cape Town’s Central City is a vibrant CBD which is home to a diverse population, and the variety of food, art, and music on offer is truly unique. Restaurants, eateries, coffee shops and a vibey nightlife are just some of the things that come to mind when thinking about Cape Town’s ‘City Bowl’.
Long Street is the perfect place to start exploring, with its vibrant nightlife and array of shops, restaurants and bars, while the famous Greenmarket Square, is where you can buy everything from spices to souvenirs – there’s always something going on.
Thanks to First Thursdays, it’s also become a hub for the city’s creative scene. Every first Thursday of the month, galleries and museums stay open late, and there are often free art exhibitions and performances to enjoy.
Head to Woodstock to see Cape Town’s trendy art district, or the Gardens, where you can enjoy a picnic in the park. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in Cape Town’s City Centre.
Things to Do in Cape Town's Central City
Looking for things to do in Cape Town’s central city? You won’t be short on options! The V&A Waterfront is a great place to start but there are some great places to visit in the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Places to Stay in Central City
Cape Town’s Central City is a vibrant and exciting place to stay, with plenty of accommodation options to suit all budgets. Whether you’re looking for luxury accommodation or a more eclectic vibe the areas has much to offer with its range of stylish hotels and apartments.
Places to Eat & Drink in the Central City
Cape Town’s Central City offers a wide range of places to eat and drink, from waterfront cafes to trendy restaurants.
Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Cape Town’s Central City? Here are some ideas to get you started: