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The 12 best food & drink ‘hoods in Cape Town
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The 12 best food & drink ‘hoods in Cape Town

Cape Town is a Foodie's idea of heaven - food, and wine, in the Mother City is as diverse as the people who live here. Labelled a 'gourmet nirvana' by Lonely Planet, Cape Town bursts at the seams with trendy markets, food trucks, original restaurants and co...
Bo Kaap Kombuis – warm hospitality and the best Bobotie ever
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Bo Kaap Kombuis – warm hospitality and the best Bobotie ever

The only complaint I have with The Bo Kaap Kombuis is that we went for dinner and because it was dark we could not appreciate what must be an incredible view of Table Mountain and the City Bowl below it. Bo-Kaap is the oldest settlement of the South African Ma...
Cape Malay Cooking Safari – Follow your nose, spice up your life
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Cape Malay Cooking Safari – Follow your nose, spice up your life

On the list of things to do in a lifetime; finally learning how to fold a samoosa can be satisfied. On a list of things to taste in a sip; a soft rose-scented milk (faloodah) will soothe. On a list of things to master in a pot; a Cape curry will cure. Enrol in...
Bo Kaap – A Visitors Perspective
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Bo Kaap – A Visitors Perspective

Bo Kaap’s location, just above Cape Town’s busy CBD, may be explicitly stated in its name (bo meaning ‘above’ in Afrikaans), but that’s just about the only thing obvious or boring about this quarter of culture in Cape Town. Tucked into the slopes of Signal Hil...
De Waterkant – The epitome of Cape Town Cool
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De Waterkant – The epitome of Cape Town Cool

The historical De Waterkant area of Cape Town, situated just above Green Point and kept watch over by Signal Hill, has fast become the epitome of cool, playing host to the apartments of young professionals and a range of fine restaurants and niche retailers. ...