Collected by Maci Wachtel , AFAR Staff
19 Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
The V&A Waterfront boasts Cape Town's charming and historical harbour and is a hub of activities, entertainment, and shopping for locals and tourists. We opted-out of the souvenir shops and Ferris Wheel rides and headed for the shopping center...
375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa
The Old Biscuit Mill is just that, an old biscuit mill. Found in the Woodstock neighborhood, the unassuming building that houses markets, office spaces, workshop and designer stores, farm stalls, and restaurants. Every Saturday, the Old Biscuit...
Llandudno, Cape Town, 7806, South Africa
When driving south between Camps Bay and Hout Bay, you'll notice a sign and a turnoff for Llandudno. This is a small, residential area (no shops or restaurants here) and their quiet beach is worth a visit. The current can be a bit strong here, so...
Chapmans Peak Dr, Hout Bay, 7806, South Africa
A local's recommendation led up to Chapmans Peak Restaurant for its famous calamari. The outdoor terrace lent a serene backdrop with the sun lowering over Hout Bay as we made selections from the seafood, steak, salad menu. The succulent Calamari,...
Signal Hill, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
One of my favorite moments in Cape Town was settling into this quiet nook off Maiden's Cove, nestled between Clifton’s beaches and Glen Beach. We spent the afternoon climbing down the rocks of the cove to a secluded landing of sand with a...
Tafelberg Rd, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
This was one of the best highlights of our trip to Cape Town. We could not go the day before because of the windy conditions, so we postponed it for the next day. We are so glad that we did because when the cable car made it to the top, the clouds...
111 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa
On a visit to Cape Town in 2011, Michelle Obama made quite an impression at local eatery The Kitchen in Woodstock. It’s easy to see why she—or her staffers—chose this homey spot, stylishly cluttered with an array of retro...
36 Buitenkant St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Walking into Truth, a "steampunk inspired" artisan coffee shop, will instantaneously demotivate you from the rest of your plans for the day. The pleasant but polarized experience of the industrial decor, the warm staff and energetic atmosphere...
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