Athlone

Athlone - About the Neighbourhood

Athlone is a Cape Town neighbourhood located just east of the Cape Town CBD. The area is popular with visitors and residents alike, thanks to its convenient location and array of amenities.

Vangate Mall is the perfect place to do some shopping, while Wembley Roadhouse is ideal for grabbing a bite to eat. Super Fisheries – the inventor of the Gatsby – is a great spot for fresh seafood. The nearby Cape Town International Airport makes Athlone an ideal base for exploring the Western Cape.

Home to a diverse population, Athlone is known for its vibrant performing arts scene. The Athlone Drama Society stages regular productions of both classic and contemporary plays, and the Athlone Little Theatre hosts a variety of musical performances and stand-up comedy shows. 

Whether you’re looking for a place to stay or just somewhere to visit, Athlone is definitely worth a look.

Key Attractions in Athlone

Athlone is a vibrant and culturally rich suburb of Cape Town where sport, art and diversity are the order of the day. 

Things to Do in Athlone

Athlone in Cape Town is a cultural hub made up of a number of vibrant arts, culture, and memorial areas that form a centre for culturally diversity. 

Places to Stay in Athlone

If you’re looking for a place to stay in this region, there are several excellent options to choose from.

Places to Eat & Drink in Athlone

With its rich cultural diversity, Athlone offers a wide selection of dining options. 

Travel Inspiration

Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Athlone? Here are some ideas to get you started:

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@capetown7s is back this weekend at the @dhlstadium from 9-11 December 2022- promising loads of action, thrills and jaw-dropping costumes!

So, if you missed the @worldrugby7s action in September, now’s your chance to experience one of the city’s eagerly anticipated summer sporting events. 

Hurry, tickets are selling fast 🏉

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The summer heat calls for some delectable ice cream- and there are plenty of spots where you can satisfy your cravings.

Here are some cool ice cream spots to check out in the city 🍨🍦

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Diving into December in Cape Town like 🥳

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Spot the Vodacom Red Box in Cape Town this December and you could win big!

In collaboration with Love Cape Town, @vodacom is giving you the opportunity to win experiences that our locals love. All you have to do is spot the mystery Red Box located in key attractions in and around Cape Town and you could be a winner!

Be on the lookout on the weekend of 2-4 December, 9-11 December and 16-18 December between 12-4pm.

Keep an eye out on our page for more details.

Terms and conditions apply!

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Summer is here and where better to cool off than at some of Cape Town’s most stunning public pools 🏊‍♀️ ☀️ Dip, dive, splash or swim…the options are endless! #lovecapetown #summer #pool #capetown #placestogo #travel #kaapstad #lecap #kapstadt #africa #southafrica ...

Grab your swimming costume, suntan lotion and towel for a fun day out at these Cape Town beaches this summer!

From Instagrammable beaches to iconic views of Table Mountain, there’s something for everyone 😎🏄‍♂️

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Heading to one of our beautiful beaches this summer? ☀️

We asked Stewart Seinifrom, Lifeguard Manager at The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) to share some important beach safety tips. This is what he had to say…

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If you’re looking for pocket-friendly travel options, then head to Durbanville!

Located some 30 minutes from Cape Town City Centre, Durbanville boasts award-winning wineries, adventure activities and a range of striking outdoor spots.  
 
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Find Your Freedom in Cape Town this summer!

Soak up the luxury sea views on a yacht, ​experience a peaceful paradise at a luxury hotel and savour some of the finest wines at award-winning ​wine estates.

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