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Best things to do in Cape Town

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Point of Interest
“Designed by Sir Herbert Baker, visitors can sit in the public gallery during parliamentary sessions between January and June (passport required for entry).”
10 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ You will find a day spa, bookstore, pharmacy, restaurants and a Woolworths foodstore at the Dean Street Arcade.”
12 locals recommend
Café
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“Stunning views. More relaxed vibe, with big tables and open grass to relax on. ”
5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
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5 locals recommend
History Museum
“Dive into the history of the very first heart transplant, performed right here in Cape Town by Dr Christiaan Barnard in 1967. Currently rated as the top museum in Cape Town.”
8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Experience how our local beers are produced and enjoy a tasting afterward. Next to our famous Newlands rugby and cricket grounds.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Quirky decor, excellent food, and attentive staff. Cocktail lounge upstairs and outdoor seating available.”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very nice sidewalk cafe with a fantastic vibe in the centre of town. They have great food and our favourite is the 'Chef's Salad'!”
6 locals recommend
Off-Licence
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“Liquor store across the road. Great selection of local and foreign liquor. ”
12 locals recommend
Plaza
“Get your African Art fix, everything from wooden giraffes to Congolese face masks for sale here.”
4 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Great spot for breakfast, they have a great selection of veggie options too. Very affordable and good coffee, quirky place for a quiet bite and watch the world go by. 10 min walk.”
9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“great quality store located in a small shopping centre - Gardens Shopping Centre - that's kitted out with everything you need - pharmacies, liquor store, banks, eateries, clothes and more. ”
6 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Great park to visit if you have small children. It has large green spaces for picnics and children's play areas”
11 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Wine farm just up the road with beautiful views, good food and wine. Love the pirate ship play area and the tapas special after 3pm”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“This is the history of WW2 and what happen to the Jewish people and must see and highly recommended”
4 locals recommend