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15 Best Coffee Shops in South Africa
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15 Best Coffee Shops in South Africa

15 Best Coffee Shops in South Africa, with Places To Stay so Close You Can Fall Out of Bed for Your Cuppa Leveraging off South Africa’s growing coffee culture, we suggest you bookmark this list of best coffee shops in South Africa. We’ve made it super easy...
New Accommodation – Hot on Our Site Right Now
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New Accommodation – Hot on Our Site Right Now

Every week we add new options to our accommodation offerings on the SA-Venues.com website. So, we thought we'd bring some of the more popular accommodation options we've added in the last month to you - everything from garden cottages and backpackers, to lu...
Escape The City: 9 Of Cape Towns Green Spaces And Parks
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Escape The City: 9 Of Cape Towns Green Spaces And Parks

Cape Town has no shortage of green spaces and parks. Next time you're in the Mother City trade a shopping spree for a walk in one of these ... 9 Of Cape Towns Green Spaces And Parks Company's Garden Without doubt Cape Town's best known, and loved, green spa...
Something sumptuous at Starlings Cafe
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Something sumptuous at Starlings Cafe

Come and dine at the Starlings Cafe, the secret gem of the Southern Suburbs, tucked away on Belvedere Road in Claremont. This gorgeous café is decorated simply yet beautifully with an eclectic mix of furniture with a Victorian charm and has a warm welcoming fe...
Cape Town Winter, the perfect time to start Bikram Yoga
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Cape Town Winter, the perfect time to start Bikram Yoga

We all know how wet, windy and ice-cold Cape Town gets in our Winter months between May-September. So why not get up off the couch, put the TV remote down and get moving... in a hot room.  You’re promised sweating, strengthening of your body and spine and oodl...
O’ways Teacafe in Claremont
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O’ways Teacafe in Claremont

Tea houses haven’t exactly taken off in Cape Town. While we embrace coffee culture with almost religious zeal, we tend to sniff our noses at anywhere that offers anything other than Ceylon and Rooibos (or perhaps Green Tea or Chamomile for the real daredevils....
Twigs Nursery and Coffee Shop in Harfield Village
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Twigs Nursery and Coffee Shop in Harfield Village

Harfield Village has really established itself as a charming place to live in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.  It has a unique ambience that combines the sleepy suburban feel of Rondebosch with the bohemian sensibilities of Observatory. The central artery t...
An afternoon at Kirstenbosch – Photographs
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An afternoon at Kirstenbosch – Photographs

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is known the world over for its beauty and diversity. Only indigenous plants are grown in the gardens and the 528 hectares support a diverse area of fynbos and flora. The gardens boast collections of South African plants...
Myoga Restaurant at The Vineyard – A Review
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Myoga Restaurant at The Vineyard – A Review

We arrived at Myoga Restaurant at The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands to much fan-fare on Friday night; road closures, an obvious police presence, paparazzi and a film crew.  Goodness I thought, they shouldn’t have gone to all this trouble just for us!  What it was...
Arderne Gardens – greenery in the midst of Claremont
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Arderne Gardens – greenery in the midst of Claremont

Say 'Main Road, Claremont' and the picture most people conjure up definitely doesn't include greenery. It's a bustling hubbub of activity, the air consistently rent with the hooting of taxis soliciting business, and the irate response of drivers looking for pa...
I Love Claremont because …
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I Love Claremont because …

Hi, I’m Stefani, a website designer from Cape Town, South Africa. I live in Claremont, which is in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. CLAREMONT IS BEST KNOWN FOR Cavendish Square and its proximity to the rugby and cricket stadiums in Newlands. It is also we...