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Eat, Trek, Look: Things to Do in Cape Town

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Explore Tamboerskloof, a stroll-able neighborhood away from the buzz of Bree Street, trek to the top of an iconic national park, or admire art beyond the walls of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art in the culturally rich city of Cape Town.
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13D Kloof Nek Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
The Power and the Glory is a hipster bistro in the center of Cape Town that has attracted a cult following among locals. It's something about the relaxed style of the folding chairs and the sidewalk stools that will remind you of a Brooklyn-style...
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11D Kloof Nek Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Just around the corner from The Power and the Glory is Hallelujah, an Asian-style tapas restaurant also dreamed up by Whiteman. Prawn buns, Thai green papaya salad, and spicy chicken wings—and walls papered with pink flamingos—keep...
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21 De Lorentz St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
A walk up the very steep Kloof Nek Road will land you at the textile and plant showroom Handmade by Me + Windowsill. Your reward: A bright studio filled with locally made interior goods (wallpaper, cushion covers) and plants in funky...
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Tafelberg Rd & Caeleway, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
It's a must-do, but wear comfortable shoes, bring bottles of water, and pack sunscreen. We finished climbing to the top in an hour and a half, thankful that they've made it easy for the non-experienced hikers with a rugged-rock staircase from...
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15 Brickfield Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
World-renowned street artist Faith47 is based in Cape Town. See some of her masterpieces on a tour of the Woodstock district with Juma Mkwela of Township Art Tours
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54 Church St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Founder Charl Bezuidenhout showcases provocative emerging artists such as Khaya Witbooi, a former newspaper illustrator who now produces politically inclined pop art paintings. —by Sarah Khan This appeared in the March/April 2017 issue.
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V & A Waterfront, 17 Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
With more than 150 stalls, the cavernous market is made for omnivorous art lovers. Look for Simple Intrigue, where artist Keri Muller displays her whimsical book sculptures. —by Sarah Khan This appeared in the March/April 2017 issue.