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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.

Indian Restaurant
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“An unassuming place for well-priced Eastern themed food, from local curries to middle-eastern mezze.”
61local recommendations
Café
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“Literally across the road and they do a fantastic daily spread of deliciousness and a damn fine coffee. ”
23local recommendations
History Museum
“Many museums, entertainment V&A Waterfront with almost everything one can think of”
8local recommendations
Sushi Restaurant
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“For all sushi lovers, you have to most definitely try Nuri's Sushi. Fresh Sushi made while you wait, top favorites would be their Tuna Pops and Prawn pops.”
19local recommendations
Bagel Shop
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“Right on our doorstep, exit the building and enjoy quality coffee and bagels with a smile.”
10local recommendations
Building
“Admire some iconic modern art in this well renowned gallery that represents many well known South African artists and artists living in the diaspora. ”
5local recommendations
Lodging
“Best food & bakery & they are 30 seconds away - or they can deliver at your doorstep!! Personally I love the variety & food at Doppio! And OH, the mint & ginger tea!”
8local recommendations
Japanese Restaurant
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“DISCOVERIES ARE MADE WHEN BOUNDARIES ARE CROSSED. AT FYN, SOUTH AFRICA’S WILD FREEDOM IS TEMPERED BY THE RIGOURS OF CONTEMPORARY CUISINE TO CREATE A RESTAURANT AT THE EDGE. CHECK YOUR ASSUMPTIONS WITH YOUR COATS AND JOIN US ON A JOURNEY OF FLAVOUR DISCOVERY.”
6local recommendations
Pharmacy
“365 days a year open until 11 at night .round the corner on darling street.”
4local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“The historical Building of Parliament are set in beautiful gardens where you can feed squirrels, visit the museum and art gallery. No far is Trendy Kloof Street and Bree Streets for vibey restaurants. The Bo-kaap and its brightly painted houses are also worth a visit. ”
2local recommendations
Flower Shop
2local recommendations
Hotel
“A bootle store two shops down from the entrance, which stocks a selection of spirits and wines.”
3local recommendations
Coffee Shop
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“Tucked away on Parliament street, it appears to be a little take-away window, but look a bit closer and you'll find seating downstairs where you can cosy away with a good book and coffee of your choice.”
2local recommendations
Restaurant
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Laundry
“This laundry service allows you to drop and collect your laundry. It is a quick and easy walk from Mutual Heights.”
2local recommendations
Bakery
“Very excited that this very French Boulangerie and Patisserie has now opened a 10 minute walk through beautiful The Company's Garden to get to. ”
2local recommendations