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THE GALILEO OPEN AIR CINEMA VARIOUS VENUS IN AND AROUND CAPE TOWN

The doors swing open to a festive market of mouth-watering artisanal food and drinks on sale, interactive games, lively music and an unforgettable vibe. Screening starts once it’s getting dark. Tickets are R70- R159 and available at Webtickets. For more information about each venue and to purchase tickets, visit thegalileo.co.za

We know that summer is year when the Galileo open-air cinema is back touring the magnificent open venues of Cape Town. HILLCREST QUARRY, DURBANVILLE The Fast And The Furious (PG 13) - 06.12.2016 The Avengers (PG 13) - 13.12.2016 Grease (PG 13) - 20.12.2016 Notting Hill (PG 13) - 22.11.2016 Kung Fu Panda (PG) - 27.12.2016 KIRSTENBOSCH GARDENS Amelie (R) - 07.12.2016 Crocodile Dundee (PG 13) - 14.12.2016 The Holiday (PG13) - 21.12.2016 Sunday Elf (PG) - 25.12.2016 Spud (N R) - 28.12.2016 V&A WATERFRONT The Conjuring (R) - 01.12.2016 View From A Blue Moon (N R) - 08.12.2016 Snatch (R) - 15.12.2016 Home Alone (PG) - 22.12.2016 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG 13) - 29.12.2016 FRIDAYS AT ROTATING VENUES: The Notebook (PG 13) - 02.12.2016 The Castle of Good Hope The Lion King (G) - 09.12.2016 Central Park, Century City The Social Network (PG13) - 16.12.2015 Fedisa, rooftop of 81 Church Street Almost Famous (R) - 30.12.2016 Noordhoek Common SATURDAYS IN THE WINELANDS Finding Nemo (G) - 03.12.2016 Muldersvlei Wine Estate Pretty Woman (R) - 17.12.2016 Uitkyk Wine Estate Love Actually (R) - 23.12.2016 Meerendal Wine Estate FAMILY SUNDAYS AT KELVIN GROVE, NEWLANDS Frozen (PG) - 11.12.2016 4pm - 8:15pm The Jungle Book (2016) (PG) - 18.12.2016 4pm - 8:15pm All venues open at 6pm on weekdays, 5pm on Saturdays and 4pm on Sundays.

CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 1 - 4 DECEMBER GUGULETHU TOWNSHIP & STELLENBOSCH Fourteen companies, 4 venues, 4 days. The festival will showcase local and international talent, while providing a platform for collaboration between these dance companies, as well as the communities in which they will be performing. These companies will be joined by exceptional local talent from across South Africa, including dancer choreographer Sifiso Seleme from Soweto, Yaotl Physical Art Company, Underground Dance Theatre, the Baikitsi Collective and iKapa Dance Theatre from Cape Town. Tickets R50 - R200 available at Quicket. FRANSCHHOEK CAP CLASSIQUE AND CHAMPAGNE FESTIVAL 3 & 4 DECEMBER HUGUENOT MONUMENT, FRANSCHHOEK 12:00 to 17:00. Sip on one of the many local MCC’s and selection of France’s best Champagnes on offer. Tickets cost R350 at Webtickets. HSBC WORLD RUGBY SEVENS 10 & 11 DECEMBER CAPE TOWN STADIUM The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series consists of ten stellar tournaments held around the world, in which national sevens teams compete for series points at each round. An overall champion is crowned at the end of the season based on points accumulated throughout the ten events.


The two days are a fan’s celebration of this sport among friends and family. The tournament has a full day programme on and around the field.

been faithfully recreated for South African audiences. The exhibition includes over 300 replica warriors, chariots and the emperor’s tomb itself.

The party stand will be on the South stand where fans will be treated to a host of entertainment.

Qin Shi Huang was the first Emperor of China and ascended to the throne at the age of 13. His death remains a mystery, though many believe he was killed by someone within his ranks. Loyalists of Qin Shin Huang honoured him in his afterlife with the Terracotta Army.

The north lower tier stand will be known as the family stand which is alcohol free making it safe and fun for the younger fans. This will also be in close proximity to the Kiddies Play Village which is free of charge and will be situated on the North East corner of the main stadium. Expect a day full of great rugby, high energy entertainment and a fan fair of fan engaging activities. Prizes galore will be awarded for best dressed and other activities. Tickets R150 - R250 available at Computicket. HOLI ONE - WE ARE ONE COLOUR FESTIVAL 10 DECEMBER GRANDWEST CASINO AND ENTERTAINMENT WORLD Thousands of people, dressed in white, come together to share in music, dance, performance art and visual stimulation. HOLI ONE brings that unforgettable and colorful experience.

Tickets R85 - R140 at Webtickets. CAPE TOWN SUSHI FESTIVAL 16 & 17 DECEMBER GREEN POINT CRICKET CLUB There is a promiss for days filled with sun, fun, family, live music and sushi at this first time event. Expect mouthwatering sushi from some of Cape Town’s favourite restaurants, live entertainment, craft beer tastings, wine pairings and champagne lounges. 11:00 - 22:00. Normal ticket R200, VIP ticket R500 at Webtickets. Kids 12 & under get in free.

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The party that Captonians expect six months ahead and talks about six months after.

Discover the secrets of Ancient China. The country’s greatest army was immortalised in clay in 209 BC. One of history’s biggest discoveries has

THE TERRACOTTA ARMY EXHIBITION 10 DEC - 12 FEB 2017

MCQP, THE MUSICAL

Time12:00 - 22:00. Tickets R250 - R650 available at TicketPro.

10 DECEMBER - 12 FEBRUARY 2017 THE WATERSHED, V&A WATERFRONT

HSBC WORLD RUGBY SEVENS 10 & 11 DECEMBER

Paying tribute to the theatrical world of Broadway and the West End, MCQP’s theme ‘The Musical’ will honour everyone’s favourite musical productions – from The Phantom of the Opera, to Jersey Boys, Les Mis to Dreamgirls, Chicago to The Lion King, South Pacific to War Horse – the possibilities are endless.

CAPE TOWN SUSHI FESTIVAL 16 & 17 DECEMBER

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DISTRICT SIX – KANALA On the 11th February 1966 District Six was declared a white group area. Over 60,000 people were relocated. A way of life was destroyed. Fifty years have passed and today hardly anything remains of what was once a thriving, densely populated, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community. The Fugard Theatre, till 31 Dec, Tickets R110 - R200 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi THE ECHO OF A NOISE “This is just Pieter-Dirk Uys speaking and he opens his heart and talks about his private and public life. He leads you into his inner sanctuary, takes you through our history and shows us where what is public and private meet. Uys was and still is a voice in the wilderness. He remains a master storyteller who can make as much fun of himself as he does with the others who get a lashing from his sharp tongue. The packed auditorium rose as one with a `Bravo Pieter!` and the standing ovation was thunderous. An artist who can still cause a major traffic jam outside the theatre!” Laetitia Pople – Die Burger (translated) Pieter-Dirk Uys presented the world premiere of his new memoir The Echo of a Noise at the National Arts Festival in 2015. Baxter Theatre, till 17 Dec, Tickets R80 - R130 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi ANNIE Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan`s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. But spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie`s search. With its award-winning book and score, this stunning musical includes the unforgettable songs ``It`s a Hard Knock Life``, ``Easy Street``, ``I Don`t Need Anything But You`` and the eternal anthem of optimism, ``Tomorrow``. Artscape Theatre, 2 Dec - 8 Jan, Tickets R150 - R500 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi SACREDSPACE “...South Africa`s most formidable company in the neo-classical genre...” Debbie Hathway, Cape Times, 2016

Artscape Theatre, 3 - 10 Dec, Tickets R150 - R200 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi CHASING SHADOWS Following a sellout season at the National Arts Festival, CAPA presents a programme of engaging and exciting works incorporating all genres of dance with choreographies by Andrea Schermoly. Zama Dance School are guest performers with CAPA this season. Artscape Theatre, 5 & 6 Dec, Tickets R85 - R100 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi LAUGHING MATTERS In this all-new stand-up show, Alan Committie will unpack the importance of seeing the funny side of everything …why? Because laughing matters. And ultimately, everything is a laughing matter! Topics range from the Pokemon Go craze to #feesmustfall. Johan van Der Walt makes an appearance to explore the history of pop music, and the evening culminates in a thigh-slapping tribute to the Olympic Games that includes the finer nuances of javelin throwing … Artscape Theatre, 6 Dec - 14 Jan, Tickets R100 - R180. Includes a New Years’ Eve show for up to R220 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi FORTYFIED Nik Rabinowitz has just turned 40 and is on the verge of a midlife crisis. Except that apparently 40 is the new 30 so now he’s not sure when to have the crisis, which is a crisis in itself. He’s also just had a third baby – so really, he can’t have a midlife crisis – there’s no time! Sounds like fun yes? In the meantime, while he’s figuring all this out, he’s decided that instead of buying a Ferrari and abandoning his family, he’s going to put on another one man show – Fortyfied. Baxter Theatre, 6 Dec- 14 Jan, Includes a New Years’ Eve show for up to R255. Tickets R180 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi BAD JEWS After the death of their grandfather, Poppy, a family heirloom propels cousins Daphna and Liam into a domestic battle of honour, faith and heritage. The devoutly Jewish Daphna is at odds with her secular cousin Liam, an entitled young man detached from his cultural traditions.


Caught in the middle are Jonah, Liam’s younger brother, and Liam’s non-Jewish girlfriend Melody, who just wants everyone to get along. When the group is forced to spend the night in close quarters, hilarity and mayhem ensues. Fugard Theatre, 13 Dec – 6 Jan, Tickets R130 - R165 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi

Artscape Theatre, 31 Dec, Tickets R250 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi CAPE TOWN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 1 DEC: Holst’s Planets. Conductor: Daniel Boico; Soloist: Michael Thornton. Bartok The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, Op. 19; Strauss Horn Concerto

No. 1 In E Flat, Op. 11; Holst The Planets. 2 DEC: Huberte Rupert Memorial Concert. Conductor Daniel Boico Soloist Jan Huge Bartok The Miraculous Mandarin suite, Op. 19 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto no. 2 Holst The Planets. All concerts at Cape Town City Hall, 8 pm. Tickets R150 - R230. Nederberg concert R300, 9pm.

PETER PAN AND TINKERBELL This ballet tells the story of Peter Pan and Tinkerbell, characters created by Scottish novelist and playwright, J. M. Barrie. A mischievous boy who never ages, Peter Pan, spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Neverland as the leader of his gang, the Lost Boys, interacting with mermaids, fairies, pirates, and occasionally ordinary children from the world outside of Neverland. Artscape Theatre, 16 Dec - 8 Jan Tickets R100 - 120 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi WHISTLE STOP Winner of a Standard Bank Silver Ovation Award and a PANSA New Writer`s Award, this is a love story like no other. A man, a woman, a bench and all the hidden thoughts that we think and never allow ourselves to say … If you have ever fallen in or out or around love, this absurd twohander that travels beyond the present moment, is for you. Baxter Theatre, 20 Dec - 7 Jan, Includes a New Years’ Eve show for up to R195 Tickets R70 - R120 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi NAMA JAZZ SERIES Well known Cape Town based band, TOPDOG SA, will be taking you on an indigenous journey with their brand new show – Nama Jazz Series. The group will be drawing music from an ancient well and fuse it with modern Cape Jazz traditions and genres. This presentation will be underlined with the narrative – “THIS IS WHO WE ARE”. Artscape Theatre, 28 - 31 Dec, Tickets R70 from Computicket: 083 915 8000, www.computicket.mobi A STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN This performance includes dance to the music of Gerschwin and Glazunov and will bring the audience to its feet to see in the New Year in style. Join the CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET for a special GALA performance on New Year`s Eve - a show that features glamorous dancing, glorious music, Jesse Williams on clarinet and chimes at midnight!! Celebrate the New Year with a glass of bubbly in the Foyer before embarking on a thrilling 2017!!

OUTDOORSUMMERCONCERTS KIRSTENBOSCH BOTANICAL GARDEN 04 Dec, 17:15- Beatenberg / Opposite The Other 11 Dec, 17:00- The Parlotones / Richard Stirton 15 - 18 Dec, 19:45- Christmas Carols 26 Dec, 17:30- Prime Circle 1 Jan, 17:30- Mango Groove Tickets range R125- R165 at Webtickets or Pick ‘n Pay. Kids under 6 - free. On concert days, ticket holders can enter the garden from 15:00.

OUDE LIBERTAS AMPHITHEATER 1 Dec, 20:15: African Angels by Cape Town Opera. Price: R180 / R200 2 Dec, 20:15: Cape Town Male Choir & Cenestra Unite. Price: R190 7 Dec, 20:15: Libertas Choir with One World. Price: R180 - R190 9 Dec, 20:15: African Sunset. Price: R200 10 Dec, 18:30: Emo Adams Good Afternoon (Afrikaans). Price: R180 14 Dec, 20:15: Richard Cock & Big Band Swing. Price: R190 15 & 16 Dec, 20:15: Coenie de Villiers- EMOJI (Afrikaans). Price: R190 17 & 18 Dec. 19:00: Carols Sing-along with Richard Cock. Price: R160 / R190. Lawn tickets available on the day at the theatre @ R100 21 Dec, 20:15: Amanda Strydom- Kort voor Kersfees (Afrikaans). Price: R190 31 Dec, 20:15: New Year’s Bliss. Price: R280 and R160 on the lawn. The picnic area open at 16:00 and the evenings’ full programme continues till 00:30.

CAPE TOWN PHILHARMONIC 18 Dec, 8pm: Symphonic Picnic Concert at Green Point Track. The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra`s traditional sundowner concert. Join the CPO for a night of laid back classics, a romantic evening under the stars with charming conductor Brandon Phillips, iconic singers Janelle Visagie, Brandon October Fan Page Official & Sterling EQ, a crossover ensemble setting electric instruments on fire. Tickets R75 at Computicket. 31 Dec: Nederburg New Year’s Eve Spectacular. The CPO`s traditional concert under the stars with Conductor: Brandon Phillips and Soloists: Brandon October, Melanie Scholtz, Sterling EQ The concert begins at 21:30. Gates open at 17:00. Tickets for the concert are R300 for adults and R175 for those 12-18; free for those under 12. The CPO will provide a bus service at 19:00 from Artscape, where safe parking will be available. Return tickets are R80 for adults; R30 for 18 and under.

LIVE@VERGENOEGD 4 Dec: Ard Matthews from Just Jinjer. Concert begins at 12:00 and ends at 18:00. The music kicks off with an opening act at 14:30, with the headline act on stage at 16:00. Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Stellenbosch. Tickets are R120 per adult and R50 for under 12’s (there will be a dedicated kids’ area to keep the little ones entertained). Vergenoegd wine, food and drinks will be on sale on the day from a great selection of traders (note: you may not bring your own food or drinks).


Vortex Trance Adventures has been hosting its one-of-a-kind psychedelic gatherings for more than two decades. But anyone who has attended a Vortex event knows that it's much more than a party. This festival presents party-goers with the opportunity to come together and experience a myriad of activities to stimulate the mind, body and spirit. PRESENTING OPEN SOURCE FESTIVAL 2016 Spanning over the course of five days in the heart of summer from the 8-12th December, Vortex Open Source is one of the most iconic events on the psytrance calendar both locally and abroad. This year's theme, Dance, reflects the enigmatic power of dance as a means of expression, connection and healing ourselves and the world at large.

TRANCE ADVENTURES

THE VENUE The Circle of Dreams, long-time home of Vortex Trance Adventures, is nestled inside a majestic forest in Riviersonderend. This tranquil venue offers an abundance of natural beauty and a range of camping facilities including free hot showers, flush toilets, mountain spring drinking water, communal braai areas, around-the-clock security, food and trade stalls, a beautiful river to cool off in and so much more.

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

IndiPam will be hosting a series of yoga classes, workshops and meditations for your spiritual and physical well-being. The Psychedelic Dream Temple will once again return to Vortex to bring you a visionary art exhibition like no other. Come and enjoy a series of workshops, activities and art displays in the Headspace; or marvel at artistic dance and movement performances by Flow Arts. If you don't have your own camping equipment, do not fear for this magical venue lends itself to an array of accommodation options.

TICKET INFO Tickets are available pre-sold as well as at the gate. We recommend purchasing a pre-sold ticket to avoid disappointment! Visit our website for a list of prices and ticket outlets: www.vortextranceadventures.co.za.

THE MUSIC In keeping up with the impeccable Vortex standard, Open Source 2016 features live DJ acts from the best local and international psytrance talent; and not one but two entrancing dance-floors. Namely HeadSpace with its ambient/chill-out/day-time tunes and the main stage (aka the Circle) which is dedicated to the full spectrum of psychedelic trance. Headliners include XP Voodoo, Zyce, Bim, Drukverdeler, 2012, Rosa Ventura, Tim Duster, Creator, Flooting Grooves, Thaty and Headroom. Vortex's very own radio station, Source FM, will be broadcasting LIVE across the event, so you can rest your feet without missing any of the action.

Written by Batia Efrat on behalf of Vortex Trance Adventures

You can also purchase your ticket online via Quicket: www.quicket.co.za.

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dining in Cape Town ASIAN DOWNTOWN RAMEN A: 103 Harington Str. T: 021 461 0407 EASTERN FOOD BAZAAR A: The Wellington building, Darling Street, T: 021 461 2458 www.easternfoodbazaar.co.za HAIKU Exotic Asian cuisine A: 33 Church Street, T: 021 424 7000, www.bukhara.com IZAKAYA MATSURI Japanese, A: Rockwell, Cnr Sciebe Str & Alfred Rd, Greenpoint, T: 021 421 4520, www.izakayamatsuri.com KITIMA Thai. A: Kronendal Estate, 140 Main Rd, Hout Bay. T: 021 790 8004/6 www.kitima.co.za KYOTO GARDEN SUSHI A: 11 Lower Kloofnek Rd. T: 021 422 2001, kyotogardensushict.com SAIGON Vietnamese, A: Kloof Str. T: 021 424 7670 WANG THAI A: Lagoon Beach Drive, Milnerton, T: 021 551 9254, A: V&A waterfront T: 021 421 8702, www.wangthai.co.za

A TASTE OF AFRICA Most venues also offer authentic entertainment to accompany and compliment the experience. Please make sure to advice about times of shows when booking. ADDIS IN CAPE Ethopian, A: 41 Church Street. T: 021 424 5722, www.addisincape.co.za BIESMIELLAH Cape Malay experience. A: Wale & Pentz Streets, Bo-Kaap, T: 021 423 0850, www.biesmiellah.co.za GOLD Restaurant A vibrant, eclectic Pan-African experience, A: 15 Bennett street, Greenpoint, T: 021 421 4653 www.goldrestaurant.co.za MAMA AFRICA A: 178 Long Str. T: 021 426 1017 www.mamaafricarestaurant.co.za MARCO’S AFRICAN PLACE Indigenous African & Cape Malay Cuisine, A: 15 Rose Lane, Bo-Kaap, T: 021 423 5412 www.marcosafricanplace.co.za NOON GUN TEA ROOM & RESTARANT Aromatic, Spicy, traditional Cape Malay


food.Strictly Halaal. A: 273 Longmarket St. Signal Hill, Bo - Kaap.T: 021 424 0529, www.noonguntearoom.co.za THE AFRICA CAFE From Moroccan through Ethiopian and Zambian, all the way to Xhosa and Cape Malay. A: 108 Shortmarket street, T: 032 422 0221, www.africacafe.co.za The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant A: 1 Wale St. T: 021 424 8663, www.thecryptjazz.com

BREAKFAST DEAR ME Mon-Fri from 7:00am. 165 Longmarket Street. www.dearme.co.za GIOVANNI’S DELIWORLD Mon - Sun from 7:30am. 103 Main Rd, Greenpoint HAAS Mon-Fri from 7:00am to 17h00, Sat - Sun 8:00am to 15h00. 19 Buitenkant St, Cape Town City Centre. haascollective.com JASON BAKERY Mon - Fri from 7:00 am, Sat from 8:00 am. 185 Bree Street. www.jasonbakery.com KLEINSKY’S DELICATESSEN Mon - Sun from 8:00am. 95 Regent Road, Sea Point. www.kleinskys.co.za KNEAD BAKERY CAFE Kloof Street, Mon - Sat from 7:00am, Sunday from 8:00am. 53 Llfestyle Center, Kloof Street. KNEAD BAKERY CAFE Wembley Square, Mon - Sun from 7:00am. North Building, Mckenzie Street. KNEAD BAKERY CAFE Sea Point, Mon - Fri from 7:00am, Sat & Sun from 8:00am. The Point, 76 Regent Street. LA PETITE TARTE Mon - Sun from 8:30am. Cape Quarter, Dixon Street, de Waterkant. NEWPORT MARKET & DELI From 7:00am daily. 125 Beach Road, Mouille Point, www.newportdeli.co.za NEW YORK BAGELS Mon-Fri from 7:00am, Sat from 9:00am. 44 Harrington Street. ORIGIN COFFEE ROASTERS - Mon - Fri from 7:00am, Sat from 8:00am, Sun from 9:00am. 28 Hudson Street, De Waterkant. www.originroasting.co.za STROLLA Mon-Sun from 7 AM to 10:30 AM, 11 AM to 11 PM. Peninsula All Suites Hotel, 313 Beach Road, Sea Point. SUPERETTE Mon-Sat from 8:00am. 66 Albert Road, Woodstock. www.superette.co.za TAMBOERS WINKEL Mon-Sun from 8:00am. 3 De Lorentz Street, Gardens. www.tamboerswinkel.com TRUTH COFFEE ROASTING Mon-Fri from 7:30am, Sat from 8:30am. 36 Buitenkant Street. www.truthcoffee.com VILLA 47 Mon - Fri 6.30am to 10.30pm; Sat 9am to 10.30pm. 47 Bree Street. www.villa47.co.za

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Set in the heart of Camps Bay, Ocean Blue is the locals’ and travellers’ favourite since 1998! Our recent renovations have made your visit more comfortable and with an even better view of the ocean. Superb quality meals, value for money and our friendly team is what keeps people coming back for more. Our selection of fresh seafood, steaks and pizzas, as well as our compliment of excellent South African wines will keep the whole family smiling. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 9:30 - 11pm. Please call toenquire about specials or find us on Facebook. See you soon, the Ocean Blue family. 10% discount off meals to customers with a ‘City Sightseeing Cape Town’ Bus ticket

For more info & reservations call 021 438 9839, fax 021 438 4204 or email blufish@mweb.co.za

Ocean Blue Restaurant Shop 3 The Promenade, Victoria road, Camps Bay, Cape Town


CHEF RESTAURANTS BISTRO 13 - Cuisine: Bold and traditional flavours, presented in a way that makes them new. Open: Tues - Sun for Breakfast & Lunch. Wed - Sat for dinner. A: Welmoed Estate, R310 Baden Powell, Stellenbosch. T: 021 881 3044. www.bistro13.co.za DEAR ME - Cuisine: A celebration of local and seasonal. Open: Monday to Friday: 7:00-15:00. Dinner-Thursday by Vanessa Marx. A: 165 Longmarket Street, T: 021 422 4920, www.dearme.co.za FRERES BISTRO - Cuisine: A French Jewel in the hearts of Cape Town. A: 42 Hans Strijdom Ave. T: 021 433 0856 www.freres.co.za HOMESPUN by MATT - Cuisine: A modern culinary adventure. A: Porterfield Road, Table View. T: 074 946 3691 LA MOUETTE Cuisine: Exciting, modern French food with adistinctly Mediterranean flair by Henry Vigar. Open: Dinner - Monday to Sunday, Lunch - Friday to Sunday A: 78 Regent Roa, Sea Point,T: 021 433 0856 www.lamouette-restaurant.co.za LA COLOMBE - A: Silvermist wine estate, Constantia Nek. T: 021 795 0125 www.lacombe.co.za LA PETITE FERME - A: Pass Rd. Franschhoek, T: 021 876 3016, www.lapetiteferme.co.za MULBERRY & PRINCE - A: 12 Pepper Street, Corner of Bree Street, T: 021 422 3301 REUBEN’S - A:Oude Stallen, 19 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek, T: 021 876 3772, www.reubens.co.za THE RESTAURANT AT GRANDE PROVENCE Cuisine: The menus exude culinary excellence, with the signature dishes of the restaurant hitting all the right notes – fresh, palatable and delicious. Prepared from local fare and flavoured with global influences both modern and classical, the cuisine is characterised by a philosophy of innovation through passion and simplicity. Open: The Restaurant is open daily for lunch from 12h00 and dinner from 19h00. T: 021 876 8600, www.grandeprovence.co.za THE GREENHOUSE & THE CONSERVATORY AT CELLARS HOHENORT BY CHEF PETER TEMPELHOFF - A: 93 Brommersvlei Rd, Constantia. T: 021 794 2137, www.cellars-hohenorh, www.chefbrucerobertson.com MONDIALL RESTAURANT - A: Alfred Mall, V & A Waterfront, Opening hours : 9am - 10pm, T: 021 418 3003, reservations@ mondiallco.za, www.mondiall.co.za THE FOODBARN - Cuisine: delicious and decadent ‘fine-dining’ style food but in a super relaxed and characterful old barn A: Noordhoek Farm Village, Corner Village Lane and Noordhoek Main Road T: 021 789 1390, www.thefoodbarn.co.za THE SHORTMARKET CLUB - Cuisine: modern interpretations of classics. Open: MondaySaturday. Breakfast: 08:00 – 11:00, Lunch: 12:30 – 14:30, Dinner: 19:00- 11:00 A: 88 Shortmarket St, T: 021 447 28 74 THE POT LUCK CLUB & GALLERY Cuisine:an additional source of culinary and visual inspiration for diners from the

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house of Chef Luke Dale-Roberts. A: 6th floor of The Silo in The old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock, T: 021 447 0804/ 1505. www.thepotluckclub.co.za THE TEST KITCHEN - Cuisine: Innovative creations by Luke Dale-Roberts. Open: Lunch & Dinner - Tuesday to Saturday, A: The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road, Woodstock T: 021 447 2337 www.thetestkitchen.co.za NOBU & REUBEN’S - restaurants at the One and Only Hotel. T. +27 21 431 58

FINE WINE STORES CAROLINE’S FINE WINE CELLAR A: Ground floor, matador centre, 62 Strand Street, Open: weekdays 09:00 – 17:30, Saturday 09:00 – 13:00 T: 021 712 2258, www.carolineswine.com COZIER WINE CELLARS - A: 115 Kloof Street, Open: Mon - Sat 9:00 to 20:00, Sun 11:00 - 18:00, T: 021 801 1665, cozier.co.za VAUGHAN JOHNSON - A: Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Open: daily 9:00- 21:00, T: 021 419 2121. www.vaughanjohnson.co.za VINO PRONTO - A: 42 Orange St, Gardens, Open: Mon- Fri: 10:30- 20:00, Saturday 10:30- 17:00, Sunday 11:00- 15:00. T: 021 424 5587, vinopronto.co.za WINE CONCEPTS ON KLOOF - A: Lifestyle on Kloof, 50 Kloof St, Gardens. Open: Mon - Fri 10:00 – 19:00, Sat and Public Holidays 9:00 – 17:00. T: 021 426 4401, wineconcepts.co.za

GAME & GRILLS ASH - Charcoal cooking. A: 81 Church St. T: 021 424 7204. Open Mon - Sat, 10:00 - 22:00 CARNE SA - A: 70 Keerom St. T: 021 424 3460, www.carne-sa.com DIAS TAVERN - A: 15 Caledon Str. T: 021 465 7547, www.diastavern.co.za DON ARMANDO - A: 20 Cobern Str, Green Point, T: 021 418 1462 KNIFE - A: corner of Century Blv. & Rialto Rd. T: 021 551 5000, www.knife-restaurants.co.za MARIMBA - A: Cnr Coen Steytler & Heerengracht Road, Foreshore. T: 021 418 3366, www.marimbasa.com NV-80 - A: The Point, 76 Regent Rd, First Floor, Sea Point, T: 021 439 7112 THE BUTCHER SHOP & GRILL - A: Beach Road, Muoille Point. T: 021 434 0813 www.thebutchershop.co.za THE BUTCHER - A: Shop 3, The Promenade, Camps Bay, Open daily: 9:00- 22:30. T: 021 437 0183/ 021 437 0244, thebutcherrestaurant.co.za THE VILLAGE IDIOT - A: 32 Loop St. T: 021 418 1548, Open Tue - Thur from 15:00, Fri - Sun from 12:00. www.thevillageidiot.co.za &UNION - A: 110 Bree Street, T: 021 422 2770, www.carne-sa.com

HALAAL ANATOLI’S - Turkish, A: 24 Napier St T: 021 419 2501, www.anatoli.co.za

BISTRO 126 A: 126 Buitengracht St, Hilton Hotel. T: 021 481 3700, www3.hilton.com BIHARI Indian, A: Paddock Shopping Centre,Milnerton, T: 021 522 9894, www.bihari.co.za EASTERN FOOD BAZAAR A: 96 Longmarket Street, T: 021 461 2458, www.easternfoodbazaar.co.za SIMPLY ASIA (CBD) - A: V & A Waterfront T: 021 425 5555, www.simplyasia.co.za OCEAN BASKET Seafood, A: Cnr Main and Gabriel Road, Plumstead, (All of Ocean basket food in all the branches is strictly Halaal), T: 021 761 0765 www.oceanbasket.com TRUFFLE Steakhouse, A: 5 Harbour Edge Building. Cnr Hospital Rd & Chiappini Str, Greenpoint. T: 021 418 3777, www.truffleco.co.za THE ROTI Indian, A: 17 Regent Rd, Sea Point. T: 021 439 3101

HIDDEN TREASURES Cape Town hotels are the home to some of the finest dining experience that our city can provide as part of the indulging hospitality tradition. Reservation is highly recommended for all venues. CBD BOMBAY BRASSERIE - Cuisine: Fine Indian Specialty dining, A: The Taj, T: 021 819 2000 MEZBAAN - Cuisine: Northern Indian (Mughlai), Halaal) A: Hilton Cape Town T: 021 481 3700, www.capetowncitycentre.hilton.com PLANET RESTAURANT - Cuisine: Contemporary South African food served in impeccable surrounding, A: Mount Nelson Hotel, Gardens, T: 021 483 1948, www.mountnelson.co.za SAVOUR - Cuisine: Globel menu, available all day. A: 15 On Orange Hotel T: 021 469 8000, www.africanpridehotels.com TWANKEY BAR - Cuisine: Oyster & Champagne Bar. A: The Taj, CBD, T: 021 819 2000 THIRTY 7 - Cuisine:Contemporary, T: 021 412 9999 A: Westin Grand Arabella Quays THE PEPPER CLUB - Cuisine: Continental A: The Pepper Club Luxury Hotel & Spa, T: 021 812 8888, www.pepperclub.co.za GREEN POINT CONNEXION - Cuisine: A Tapas styled menu and an extensive wine by the glass list. A: Protea Hotel, Victoria Junction T: 021 418 1234 V& A WATERFRONT BASCULE WHISKEY, WINE&COCKTAIL


Cuisine: International, A: Cape Grace Hotel, T: 021 410 7100 www.capegrace.com/dining/bascule CASSIMA - Cuisine: A la carte (Vegetarian) A: Table Bay Breakwater Boulevard, V & A Waterfront. T: 021 406 5000 www.suninternational.com/table-bay CLIPPER RESTAURANT Cuisine: Seafood Delicacies, A: The Commodore Hotel T: 021 415 100, www.commodorehotel.co.za DASH Cuisine: an elegant yet relaxed experience with a touch of drama in the presentation of the well-crafted menu. The menu focuses on the unique flavours of each ingredient, which, except for the caviar, are all sourced locally. A: Queen Victoria Hotel, T: 021 418 1466 www.newmarkhotels.com NOBU - Cuisine: Sublime Japanese Cuisine, A: One & Only Hotel Cape Town, T: 021 431 5111 QUARTER RESTAURANT - Cuisine: Fine Dining in the Cape Malay tradition T: 021 418 3281 A: The Portswood Hotel REUBEN’S - Cuisine: The creative menu of Chef Reuben Riffel, A: One & Only Hotel Cape Town, T: 021 431 5222 SIGNAL RESTAURANT - Cuisine: Creative Cape Cuisine A: Cape Grace Hotel T: 021 410 7080 www.capegrace.com/ dining/signal_restaurant TOBAGO’S RESTAURANT - Cuisine: International. A: Radisson Blu, Granger Bay, T: 021 441 3000 THE ATLANTIC GRILL Cuisine: International, A: The Table Bay Hotel, T: 021 406 5918 OYO - Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean A: Victoria & Alfred Hotel, T: 021 419 6677 www.newmarkhotels.com/newmark/oyo/

HOUT BAY’S BEAUTY FROM A FRESH PERSPECTIVE Winter operating hours: Mon - Teus: Closed, Wed - Thurs: 9h00 - 22h00 (5 May - 31 August) Fri - Sat: 9h00 - 22h30, Sun: 9h00 - 19h30 The lookout Deck Hout Bay arguably boasts one of the best views in the Western Cape. Situated on the water’s edge in the Hout Bay harbour, the restaurant boasts breath taking mountain and ocean views.

SEA POINT HARVEYS - Cuisine: South African cuisine with a European twist. A: Winchester Mansions hotel, T: 021 434 2351, www.winchester.co.za LA MER RESTAURANT & GRILL Cuisine: local with an international twist, A: Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel, T: 021 826 5100 SUNSET RESTAURANT Cuisine: International, Curry evenings on Wednesdays, A: the Peninsula Hotel, T: 021 430 7777, www.peninsula.co.za OUT OF THE CITY CINCIN - A: Colosseum Luxury Hotel, cnr Century Way & Century Boulevard, Century City, T: 021 526 4000, www.colosseum.co.za KITIMA - Cuisine: Our authentic Asian cuisine, prepared by 5-star Thai chefs. A: 140 Main Rd, Hout Bay, T: 021 790 8004 MYOGA - Cuisine:The emphasis is on contemporary fusion, with a myriad taste options. A: 60 Colinton Road, the Vineyard Hotel and Spa, T: 021 657 4545, www.myoga.co.za THE GREENHOUSE Cuisine: playfully combines international techniques and styles with local ingredients and flavours, resulting in dishes that surprise and leave a lasting impression. The 3 tasting menus and à la carte menu, expertly paired with superb wines from the surrounding wine region, will impress even the most seasoned of diners. A: The Cellar - Hohenort, 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, T: 021 794 2137

For more info & reservations: Tel: 021 790 0900, Fax: 021 790 0922, reservations@lookoutdeck.co.za, www.thelookoutdeck.co.za

The Lookout Deck Hout Bay

@thelookoutdeck


INDIAN BUKHARA A: 33 Church Str. T: 021 424 0000 A: Shop no. 6264, Upper Level, Victo WHARF T: 021 418 5700, A: Grand West, Casino, Goodwood. T: 021 535 4444, A: corner of Drop & Bird Str. Stellenbosch. T: 021 882 9133, www.bukhara.com MAHARAJAH A: Corner of Kloofnek and Woodside roads, Tamboerskloof. T: 021 424 6607 MASALA DOSA A: 165 Long Str. T: 021 424 6772, www.masaladosa.co.za PASSAGE TO INDIA A: 2 Carnaby Centre, Marine Circle, Bloubergstrand. T: 021 557 5524 RG’S KABAB MAHAL A: 315 Main Road, Sea Point. T: 021 434 0008, www.kababmahal.co.za

INTERNATIONAL AUBERGINE A: 39 Barnett Str. T: 021 465 4909, www.aubergine.co.za BELUGA A: The Foundry, Prestwich Str. Green Point, T: 021 418 2948/ 9, www.beluga.co.za BLUES RESTAURANT A: The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, T: 021 438 2040. www.blues.co.za GRAND CAFÉ & BEACH A: Granger Bay Rd, off Beach Rd, T: 021 425 0551 HARBOUR HOUSE A: Quay Four, Ground Floor, V&A Waterfront T: 021 418 4744 / 063 118 9813. Open Daily till 22:00 www.harbourhouse.co.za HEMELHUIJS 71 Waterkant Street, Cape Town, Tel: 021 418 2042, www.hemelhuijs.co.za MANO’S A: 39 Main Road, T: 021 434 1090, www.mano.co.za ON THE ROCKS A: 45 Stadler Road, Bloubergstrand, T: 021 554 1988, www.ontherocks.co.za

MEDITERRANEAN 95 KEEROM A: 95 Keerom Street, T: 021 422 0765, www.95keerom.com BIESMIELLAH A: 021 423 0850, T: Wale & Pentz Street, www.biesmiellah.co.za BURRATA A: 375 Albert Road, The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock, T: 021 447 6505, www.burrata.co.za IL LEONE MASTRANTONIO A: 22 Cobern Street, Green Point, T: 021 421 0071, www.mastrantonio.com GIOVANNI’S A: 103 Main Road, Green Point, T: 021 434 6893, www.giovannisrestaurant.com LA PERLA A: Cnr Church & Beach Roads, Sea Point, T: 021 434 2471, www.laperla.co.za MYKONOS TAVERNA A: 343 Main Rd, Sea point. T: 021 439 2106 NONNA LINA A: 64 Orange Str. T: 021 424 4966, www.nonnalina.com

POSTICINO A: Cnr Main & Albany Roads, Sea Point, T: 021 439 4014 / 3964, www.posticino.co.za THE COUSINS TRATTORIA A: 3 Barrack Street, CBD, Cape Town, T: +27 832739604. Mon to Fri 18.00 PM 22.00 PM, www.thecousinsrestaurant.com VILLA 47 Mon - Fri 6.30am to 10.30pm; Sat 9am to 10.30pm. 47 Bree Street. www.villa47.co.za

SEAFOOD BAIA A: V&A Waterfront, T: 021 421 0935, www.baiarestaurant.co.za BLOWFISH RESTAURANT A: 1 MARINE Dr. Dolphin Beach, Tableview, T: 021 556 5456. www.blowfishrestaurant.co.za CODFATHER A: 34 The Dr. Camps Bay, T: 021 438 0782/ 3 OCEAN BLUE A: The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, T: 021 438 9838 / 9 ONS HUISIE A: Corner of Generaal Jansens, Road and Stadler Road, Bloubergstrand T: 021 554 1553. www.onshuisie.co.za PARANGA A: The Promenade, Victoria Road Camps Bay, T: 021438 0404, www.paranga.co.za PIGALLE A: 57 A Somerset Road Green Point, T: 021 421 4848. www.pigallerestaurants.co.za THE LOOKOUT DECK A: Harbour Road, Houtbay, T: 021 790 0900, www.thelookoutdeck.co.za WILLOUGHBY & CO A: V&A waterfront, T: 021 418 6115, www. willoughbyandco.co.za

TAPAS CAFÉ EXTRABLATTE - A: 79 Main Rd. T: 021 286 0460, www.cafe-extrablatt.co.za FORK - A: 84 long St. T: 021 424 6334 www.fork-restaurants.co.za LA PARADA - A: 107 Bree Street, T: 021 424 2235 SUNDOO - Indian tapas & Bar. A: 77 Regent Road. T: 021 433 0542

THE AMERICAS BEEFCAKES A: 40 Somerset Rd, T: 021 425 9019, www.beefcakes.co.za EL BURRO- Mexican A: 81 Main Road, Green Point, T: 021 433 2364. www.elburro.co.za FAT CACTUS - Mexican, A: 5 Park Rd T: 021 422 5022, www.fatcactus.co.za KEENWA Peruvian, A: 50 Waterkant St, T: 021 419 2633, www.keenwa.co.za HUDSONS - The Burger Joint A: corner of Portswood & Somerset Rd, Green Point, T: 021 433 1496 JERRY’S BURGER BAR A: 123 Lower Main Road, Observatory. T: 021 447 8554. A: 5 Park Road, Gardens. T: 021 422 4415. A: 1 Athens Road, Bloubergstrand. T: 021 556 0852. A: Willowbridge Centre, 39 Carl Cronje Dr, Tyger Valley. T: 021 914 3883. A: 150 Main Road, Sea Point. T: 021 433 1700


coffee in cape town The BCC is unapologetically passionate about great coffee, inspired people and a cafe culture made to serve you foods made from the best, locally sourced ingredients. It’s also a place where people come to meet, laugh and live a little. If you’re looking for a local to hang your hat at or need a 6:30am caffeine cycle-by – you’re welcome. Opening times: Mon – Thurs: 6:30am – 10pm | Fri: 6:30am – 11pm | Sat: 7:30am – 11pm Sun: 7:30am – 10pm 39 - 41 Regent Rd| Sea Point | + 27 (0) 21 434 0060 Other Branches in: Kalk Bay, Cape Quarter, Point Mall (Sea Point) and Kennilworth.

Origin was here as an inner city first and is the godfather of all gourmet coffees in the Mother City. Spanning two streets and reaching three levels up, Origin’s headquarters in Cape Town’s De Waterkant holds an artisan roastery, a professional barista school, a specialist tea room (Nigiro), and a café spanning over two levels. The venue has a wide range of beans available to their customers, both local and international, that they roast on site. Opening times: Mon to Fri: 7am – 5pm | Weekends: 9am – 2pm 28 Hudson Street | De Waterkant | +27 (0) 21 421 1000 Coffee lovers have always had their favourite haunts; some of these may be a well-kept secret by the locals. Well the secret is out, thanks to a chance comment by an English visitor, who was so enchanted with the Mother City and its vibrant coffee culture that she longed for a guide to show her the way. This book shares the location of some of Cape Town’s most appealing coffee shops and each section is prefaced with a map to help you plot your route. Each entry also includes information about parking, wifi and the type of coffee served, as well as some suggestions on what to do in the area.

This quaint coffee café, nestled in the very heart of Sea Point, has been spoiling its customers with award-winning, great tasting, superior quality coffee since 2012. Mischu has taken home the Best Espresso and Best Cappuccino trophies at the Cape Town Barista Awards, as well as the title of Best Cappuccino in South Africa later that year. Mischu also has its own Coffee Academy that offers a number of java-related workshops and courses. Opening times: Mon- Fri: 7am – 6pm | Weekends and Public Holidays: 8am – 6pm 85A Regent Road | Sea Point | + 27 (0) 72 563 8090

This book is not meant for the coffee table. This book is meant to be carried around and used. The cover is soft, the format is not large – it can easily fit into a bag or the side pocket of a car door.. Available around the Cape Peninsula from: Exclusive Books Wordsworth Books Clarkes Bookshop Biblophilia Bookshop Bargain Books Protea Bookshop and look out for it in participating coffee shops.

For regular updates follow us on: Instagram: the_coffee_route Facebook: thecoffeeroute Contact: E & W Publishing Mobile: +27 83658 4691 or +27 83 457 1312 Visit www.thecoffeeroute.co.za for more details and regular BLOGS Email: thecoffeeroute.s.a@gmail.com

Bean There Coffee Company believes that each coffee has an optimal roast; a point within the roasting process where the key elements of aroma, body, acidity, and flavour meet and allow the beans to create that perfect cup of coffee we are all searching for. Every cup of Bean There coffee creates an adventure able to transport the taster to the jungles of risk, the farms of intrigue, the plains of mystery, and the taste of Africa’s coffee heritage. Opening times: Mon - Fri: 7:30am – 4pm 58 Wale Street | Cape Town | +27 (0) 87 943 2228

They don’t follow any rules when it comes to coffee! They are passionate about coffee and know what we coffee-lovers want! And that is to roast, supply and serve deliscious coffee in a brilliant premises with awesome tunes, interesting people and of course, great coffee! Opening times: Mon – Fri: 7am – 17pm, Sat – Sun: 9am – 14pm 6 Roodehek street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)72 569 9579


rants.co.za. Address: 57A Somerset Road, Greenpoint, Tel: 021 421 4848 GATE 69

after hours HOUT BAY THE LOOKOUT DECK Harbour Rd, Tel: 021 790 0900, www.thelookoutdeck.co.za HARBOUR

TABLE VIEW (ACROSS THE BAY)

SHIMMY BEACH CLUB South Arm Road in the prestigious V&AHarbour Waterfront. Tel:021 200 7778, www.shimmybeachclub.com

ONS HUISIE RESTAURANT: 18 Generaal Jansen Road, Blaauwberg, Tel: 021 554 1553

GRANGER BAY GRAND CAFÉ ON THE BEACH Granger Bay Road, Tel: 021 425 0551, www.grandafrica.com

BOWFISH RESTAURANT: Dolphin Beach Hotel, 1 Marine Drive Blouberg, Tel: 021 556 5464, www.blowfishrestaurant.co.za DURBANVILLE WINE ROUTE

MOUILLE POINT

BLOEMENDAL RESTAURANT

SOTANO 121 Beach Road, Tel: 021 433 1757

Positioned on top of one of the highest hills in the Northern Suburbs,with a panoramic view of 270° the Cape Peninsula and perfect picture opt of Table Mountain you are sure to experience the best sunset moments ever...A buffet Restaurant that serves Cape Cuisine.

PEPENERO: No. 1, Two Oceans Beach, Bay Road, Tel: 021 439 9027, www.pepenero.co.za SEA POINT LA PERLA Beach Rd, Tel: 021 439 9538, www.laperla.co.za

Open 7 days a week, 7am to midnight. Tel: 021 975 7575, www.bloemendal.co.za

WINCHESTER MANSION 221 Beach Road, Tel: 021 434 2351, www.winchester.co.za CAMPS BAY

PIGALLE

GRAND CAFÉ & ROOM 35 Victoria Road, Tel: 021 438 4253, www.grandafrica.com

Pigalle restaurants award winning dining experience has defined itself as a glamorous venue for every occasion.

THE BUNGALOW RESTAURANT & LOUNGE 3 Victoria Road, Clifton, Tel: 021 438 2018. www.thebungalow.co.za OCEAN BLUE The Promenade, Victoria Rd, Tel: 021 438 9838

Pigalle has defined itself as the epitome of fine dining in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. A menu to suit all palates and pockets and catering for the city’s Who’s Who- The ideal venue for those seeking the grown up decadence of great food, fine wine and seductive Jazz.

THE ROUND HOUSE Round House Road (off Kloof Road), The Glen, Tel: 021 438 4347, theroundhouserestaurant.com

Pigalle is Cape Town’s premier live dinner and Jazz venue, with their resident band playing from Monday to Saturday, 7 until late.

THE 41 41 Victoria road, Camps Bay Beachfront. Tel: 021 438 1213 www.tuscanybeachrestaurant.com

Pigalle brings you the best of Sultry Swing, Seductive Jazz and Sexy Salsa music from top South African Artists. For bookings: capetown@pigallerestau-

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A cabaret theatre. This ‘Moulin Rouge’ alike will deliver only the best and cater to every patron’s tailor-made needs. Expect a heightened sensory experience during which guests will indulge in simple yet delicious mezze cuisine, top-class entertainment, unparalleled service and be embraced by the inextinguishable enthusiasm of the staff. Located on Cape Town’s hip and happening Bree Street, this plushly ornate one-of-a-kind venue and its exquisite downstairs bar could not be more perfectly placed. Open Tue - Fri: 20:00 - 2:00, Sat: 15:00 - 2:00 & Sun: 15:00 - 20:00. Address: 87 Bree Street. T: 071 589 2915 STARDUST If you are looking for a dining experience filled with flamboyance, excitement, celebration and mouth-watering fare... Look no further than Stardust- the unique theatrical dining adventure. Amid serving their tables the scrumptious variety of Mediterranean and North African themed cuisine, you can expect to be amused and delighted by your multi-talented waiters. The singers, dancers, comedians and Mediterranean and North African themed cuisine, you can expect to be amused and delighted by your multi-talented waiters. The singers, dancers, comedians and musicians will take you on a journey of wonder and revelry. The entertainment begins at 20.00 and often continues well past midnight, so make sure you leave your glass slippers at home! Address: 118 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 462 7777. Hours: Tues - Sat from 16:00 pm till 02:00 am

AFTERNOON TEA AT CAPE GRACE Served daily from 12h00 to 18h00 in the stylishly comfortable Library, the choice of several varieties of loose-leaf tea combined with a mouth-watering menu make for an unforgettable afternoon With a choice of Black, White, Green and Herbal teas, there is something for every palate. And of course pure Highland Rooibos, grown wild on the high altitude Cedarberg Mountains - also known as the Red Gold of South Africa, is available as one of the healthy caffeine-free herbal options. Served in an unrivalled setting overlooking the cosmopolitan yacht marina by staff trained to brew the perfect infusion of loose-leaf tea in dainty glass teapots,


this is by no means an ordinary make for an unforgettable afternoon.

14:30 – 17:30 daily, at R185 per person, inclusive of selected teas and coffees.

With a choice of Black, White, Green and Herbal teas, there is something for every palate. And of course pure Highland Rooibos, grown wild on the high altitude Cedarberg Mountains - also known as the Red Gold of South Africa, is available as one of the healthy caffeine-free herbal options.

Make bookings on 021 431 4511 or 021 431 5888.

Served in an unrivalled setting overlooking the cosmopolitan yacht marina by staff trained to brew the perfect infusion of loose-leaf tea in dainty glass teapots, this is by no means an ordinary afternoon tea! From R75 to R420 for Champaign Afternoon Tea. To make a booking contact Signal Restaurant on 021 410 7100 or signal@capegrace.com AFTERNOON TEA AT THE CELLARS-HOHENORT Although a day of indulgence and elegance around the Constantia wine routewill be a perfect opportunity to indulge with High Tea daily served at The Cellars-Hohenort. A seek after the most beautiful spots in the area surrounding Cape Town is reason to make this special short trip. Served in either The Martini bar or in the accolated restaurant, The Conservatory and surrounded by one of the most beautiful private gardens you’ll ever see, afternoon tea is offered between 11:00 - 17:00 while on Sunday only between 15:00 - 17:00. Booking is essential: 021 794 2137 or visit www.collectionmcgrath.com AFTERNOON TEA AT MOUNT NELSON HOTEL Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches filled with rare roast beef and rocket, smoked salmon, egg mayonnaise or cucumber, followed by delectable dark chocolate cake, lemon meringue and freshly baked scones with clotted cream and preserves. Adding a special local flavour is a typical South African milk tart, called “melktert” in Afrikaans. Dress: smart casual. Open Daily, 14:30-17:30. Price: R235 per person, R120 per child under 12. AFTERNOON TEA AT THE ONE & ONLY CAPE TOWN Afternoon Tea features a rich selection of teas and coffees, presented with carefully selected “sweet pleasures”. All items are prepared in the unique style of the One&Only, originating from the classic French art of patisserie, with local innovation and inspiration. An Afternoon Tea buffet is offered from

WEDNESDAY DINING AT THE PENINSULA HOTEL The curry evening takes your sense of taste and smell through one of the culinary cultures that the Cape has to offer, with a 3 course meal at R125 per person. Make booking on 021 430 7777 TASTING MENU AT SIGNAL RESTAURANT, CAPE GRACE HOTEL Hundreds of years ago, sailors braved high seas and unchartered territories to introduce the world to the wonders of fragrant herbs and spices. In their own way, that’s what they do at Signal in Cape Grace. You are invited to plot a culinary course over the Cape’s ancestral landscape, tasting flavours and ingredients encompassing responsible and sustainable food practices and dishes crossing worldwide borders. For bookings call 021 410 7080 or email signal@capegrace.com TEA BY THE SEA AT THE 12 APOSTLES HOTEL Tea by the Sea’ service is renowned for its scrumptious, freshly baked selection of warm scones, cupcakes, macaroons and mouth-watering finger sandwiches, along with the finest selection of fragrant teas and coffees.

Cafe Extrablatt elicits the perfect cosmopolitan bistro culture. From cafe latte, to cuba libre, to the Cape delicacies. Enjoy exciting daily specials that will indulge your taste buds and bring you back for more. Join us for our weekend breakfast buffets and a la carte dishes with the kitchen open until midnight. We have a large indoor & outdoor smoking section with cosy fireplace.

Extrablatt takes: Reservations, Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good For Kids, Take Out, Waiter Service, Outdoor Seating, Corporate and private functions.

Guests can indulge in a two hour experience which is served daily from 14h00 to 16h00 in The Café Grill, The Leopard Bar and Conservatory. The generous hospitality, with incredible sea and mountain views, makes this an institution with the locals and the perfect location for a special occasion. Tea Times: Monday to Friday: 10:00 – 16:00, Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00 with a High Tea buffet served 14:00 to 16:00. R195 per person. For reservation call: 021 437 9029. Group bookings are welcome (terms and conditions apply). REUBEN’S TASTING MENU A seven-course menu prepared by the Chef de Cuisine. Begin the journey in Vista Bar & Lounge with Sparkling Wine and canapés and then move across to Reuben’s to guide you through a memorable dining experience. To reserve your table call Restaurant Reservations 021 431 4511 or 021 431 5888 or mail to restaurant.reservations@ oneandonlycapetown.com.

79 Main road, Cape Town, 8005 Tel: +27 21 434 3759 Email: info@cafe-extrablatt.co.za www.cafe-extrablatt.co.za Mon - Thu: 8:00 am - 1:00 am Fri - Sat: 8:00 am - 2:00 am Sun: 9:00 am - 1:00 am Café Extrablatt Cape Town @ExtrablattCapeT

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farmers and artisanal food producers. Customers can do their weekly food shopping (veg, fruit, bread, organic dairy, free-range eggs, honey, muesli etc) and encouraged to try out some of the delicious cooked and raw foods of offer. The OZCF ignites the inspiration about helping to build an alternative food system.

weekend scene VENDOR OF THE MONTH

MAYBRU

at BAY HARBOUR MARKET

SUNDAY LUNCH AT THE CELLARS-HOHENORT BAY HARBOUR - THE MARKET OF HOUT BAY The Bay Harbour Market is truly a place where the creative energy and the vibrancy of South Africa comes alive! Situated in an old authentic fish factory in a working harbour, an eclectic stylish wonderland of exquisite art, craft and fashion awaits all visitors. Not to mention the delicious aromas of food to tempt all the senses. The market attracts a wide-ranging audience with a keen interest in all things home-grown and a consciousness for recycling! The Bay Harbour KWV Sound Stage is one of Cape Town’s most popular platform for the country’s most exciting musical talents to showcase their abilities. From jiving jazz to awesome acoustic performances, the market comes alive every weekend with varied sounds from across the country.

May Bru knows everyone!! And everyone knows him. He’s everybody’s Bru. Maybru is a seriously South African apparel and accessory brand that promotes the South African lifestyle. Our products include Tees, Soft Shell Jackets, and Headwear. We also have a range of winter stock such as hoodies, longsleeves and jerseys available during the chilly months. What’s more, the Tees even come in a canister and makes the perfect gift for any occasion! Online orders available in SA at this point. A percentage of the proceeds goes to shark spotters. For more info visit www.maybru.co.za Facebook: MayBru.SA

Market Day is located at Granger Bay, V&A Waterfront (Next to The Lookout Event Venue). Every Saturday 9am to 2pm.

Opening Times: Friday: 17:00-21:00, Saturday 9:30 - 16:00 Sunday: 9:30 - 16:00, 31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay. www.bayharbour.co.za NEIGHBOURGOODS MARKET Features over a 100 specialty traders every Saturday. It is as much a source for locally produced farm fresh organic goods as it is a meeting point to enjoy like-minded communities, swap ideas and stories, and become educated about what we buy and eat by going directly to the source.

An incredible on-in-a-lifetime experience that that will leave you coming back for more. The fine dining experience is the perfect combination of fine local ingredients refined to its full potential. This family friendly atmosphere is one of the best locations in the Cape, both The Conservatory itself and the surroundings, set in one of the most beautiful private gardens in the Cape, now being cared of by the third generation of its original owners. Reservations at: 021 794 2137. www.collectionmcgrath.com SUNDAY LUNCH BUFFETS AT AZURE RESTAURANT IN THE 12 APOSTLES Gather friends and family to sit down to a deliciously generous traditional Sunday lunch buffet served in the luxurious Azure Restaurant at the 12 Apostles Hotel. Along with the relaxing live entertainment by lounge vocalist Jenie Oliver, this is a five star, gourmet dining experience is complete with impeccable service and a gastronomical experience that tantalises the senses. Soak up the sunshine on the terrace or settle down next to the cosy fireplace. Come rain or shine, Azure is the perfect venue for a long Sunday lunch. A la carte menu options are also available. R345 per person. Sundays 12:30- 15:30. Book at 021 437 9029. HARVEYS JAZZ BRUNCH AT WINCHESTER MANSIONS HOTEL

The Neighbourgoods Market has been created along ethical, eco-friendly and organic lines to offer a wide range of products from the extended community of Cape Town. A calendar of seasonal events, specialty festivals and live music feature throughout the year.

Allow Harveys to treat you like royalty as you receive a complimentary Sunday Newspaper and a glass of bubbly on arrival. Enjoy live their live Jazz band while you indulge you taste buds with anything from eggs to sushi, to dessert and loads more from the buffet table for only R320 R375 per person.

Every Saturday: 9:00 – 14:00. The old biscuit mill - 373 Albert road, Woodstock. www.neighbourgoodsmarket.co.za

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THE ORANJEZICH CITY FARM MARKET

MINT - A LAVISH WEEKLY SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH AT THE TAJ

Held every Saturday at the historic Granger Bay site of the V&A waterfront, the OZCF market day is a fresh and friendly farmersstyle market for any independent local

A magnificent way to start a day in the inner city. The local grill restaurant Mint offers full buffet brunch including sparkling wine. Guests can dive into an array of


breakfast and mid-morning delights, savoury dishes or a Sunday roast from the Carvery. An additional kiddies menu is available for the little ones. From 11:30 to 14:00 - R395 per person. To book, please email restaurants. capetown@tajhotels.com BASCULE WHISKY, WINE & COCKTAIL BAR AT THE CAPE GRACE HOTEL On the water’s edge at Cape Town’s Waterfront, Bascule is the perfect setting to take in the sights and sounds of the busy marina. There are over 500 whiskies (local and international) to choose from and enjoy. For the curious and connoisseurs, Bascule also offers 3 Whisky Tastings: A Shared Experience (limited to 12 guests): R 350 per person, The Sommelier’s Choice: R1000 per person, and for the whisky enthusiast, a personal bespoke tasting that highlights unique, rare and premium whiskies from the Bascule collection. Tastings commence at 18h00 and are conducted Saturdays to Thursdays. Tastings are approximately 1 hour long and consist of a selection of 6 x 15ml whiskies, 3 of which will be paired with sweet and savoury appetizers. Bascule also has an impressive selection of the finest wines the has to offer. For bookings please call + 27 (021) 410 7099. WILD CLOVER FARM The sweeping Simonsberg mountains greets you as you are turn off the R304 and are welcomed in the gates of Wild Clover Farm. The old saying ‘to be in clover’ means to live a carefree life of ease, comfort and prosperity, and that is exactly what the farm lives up to. The beautiful setting, complimented with their country pub, an eatery, a micro-brewery and winery leaves no stone unturned. Activities include a seasonal weekend market, archery, clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing, a nearby wildlife sanctuary and kids zone. Tel: 021 865 2248. Trading Hours: Monday – Saturday: 08:00 – 22:00, Sundays: 08:00 – 17:00. On the R304, about 2 .5 km from the N1, towards Stellenbosch on the right hand (Cape Town) side of the road. www.wildclover.co.za for more info.

Bavaria, Oktoberfest, Imperial IPA & Red Weiss Trading Hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 17:00, Tastings close at 16:30. TASTING RATES: R30 for 4 beer tasters, R50 for 6 beer tasters. Spice Route wine estate, Suid-Agter Paarl Road. 021 863 2270 DEVIL’S PEAK BREWING COMPANY The Taproom of Devils Peak Brewery is a restaurant and bar inside the brewery premises. Where Devils Peak makes beer to the mantra of “Truth to Material”, they serve an exciting menu that already has established greats like the chefs unique bite-sized Cheese Burger, his legendary Pulled Pork Sandwich and many more dishes to choose from. In addition to the four Founder Series beer, The Taproom is also the place to try some experimental beers, they also have a wine list and a few handcrafted liquors for those of you who would like something else. Durham Ave, Salt River Phone: 021 200 5818 Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon to 11pm; Kitchen 12 noon to 10pm Visit www.devilspeakbrewing.co.za for more info. TRIGGERFISH BREWERIES Each craft brewer and beer lover has a unique interpretation of what craft beer means to them. At Triggerfish Brewery, they’re highly vested in the quality of beer, and in true craft beer style, each individual beer brand is one of a kind. Taproom Hours: MON – THURS, 12:00 – 19:00; FRI, 12:00 - Late; SAT, 12:00 – 19:00. Intersection De Beers Avenue & Broadway Rd, Somerset West, 021 851-5861 WOODSTOCK BREWERY You can organize a tour and tasting or you can buy a pint and relax in the beer garden, both of which give you a view of their working brewery. Brewery hours: Tue- Thur 12:00- 19:00, Fri 12:00- 20:00, Sat 10:00- 15:00 For a full meal you’ll find the Woodstock Grill & Tap just next door. Open Mon- Sat 11:30- 22:00. 252 Albert Road, Woodstock, 021 447 0953 TUK- TUK MICROBREWERY

CAPE BREWING COMPANY (CBC) CBC became a reality when the Swedish brewer, Henrik Dunge joined the team of two beer enthusiasts, Charles Back and Andy Kung and helped to put their words into action to establish a brewery that makes beer as it should be made - in true craft style. They brew four core CBC brews - Pilsner, Lager, Krystal Weiss and Amber Weiss - as well as seasonal special editions. (Harvest Lager, Mandarina

The 250-litre capacity brewery makes it an authentic microbrewery experience on the main street of Fraschhoek. To compliment the dominant flavours of their beer, they serve a Mexican menu, varied and rich. Monday - Thursday 11:00 – 22:00 (kitchen closes at 21:30), Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 23:00 (kitchen closes at 22:30). Closed on Tuesdays in low season. 14 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek. Tel: 021 492 2207 Hello Cape Town September 2016 l

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Kids taking the open-top red bus get their own kids channel to listen to and free activity book. Along the Red Route kids would probably most enjoy the Planetarium, Table Mountain ariel cableway and obviously the Two Oceans aquarium. Visit www.citysightseeing.co.za/ capeTown for more information.

How it works: children eight and over can have their own bob-sled, while nippers under eight must sit in front of an adult (the sleds are made for two). Speed is regulated by a special braking system operated by a lever in front of the rider, so you determine how fast or slow you go.

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Get up close and personal with the adorable rockhopper penguins at the Two Oceans Aquarium. Join our bird trainer for an informative, fun and exhilarating face-to-face encounter with our feathered friends. The Penguin Encounter is suitable for children aged 8 and up, and adults. A Penguin Encounter ticket also gives you access to the rest of the Two Oceans Aquarium for the remainder of your day and a percentage of your ticket will be donated towards a penguin conservation fund.

Every Saturday at 11:00am there is a themed storytelling followed by an activity at this corner bookshop in the heart of Cape Town. Tel: 021- 462 2425. Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Gardens. Visit the www.booklounge.co.za THE SPRINGBOK EXPERIENCE Telling the history of South Africa through the eyes of rugby, from the 1860s right up to modern times. The museum was nominated for an International award in the 2014 Museum + Heritage Awards in the UK. A world-class, modern interactive museum, shop and skills zone honouring the Springboks and South African rugby. The Springbok Experience features more than 64 audio visual monitors and computer screens, interactive ‘Springbok Trials’ skills tests for children and adults as well as a flagship Springbok clothing store. The Springbok Experience is a museum – but much more than that. Open from 10am to 6pm, seven days a week, the Experience takes visitors on an interactive journey through the fascinating story of South African rugby. For more infio visit www.sarugby.co.za.

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TOUCH POOL The staff and volunteers provide visitors with fascinating snippets of ocean information, thereby enhancing the quality of any visit substantially. Visit www.aquarium.co.za COOL-RUNNINGS It’s the summer version of the thrilling winter sport. The perfect grassy slope opposite the Bellville Velodrome in Tyger Valley was selected as the most favourable location for Africa’s first summer toboggan track and Cool-Runnings has filled the gap for an affordable, adventure activity that’s

Cool-Runnings, Toboggan Family Park lies just 25km from Cape Town city centre. Visit www.cool-runnings.co.za for more. BUTTERFLY WORLD IN STELLENBOSCH Butterfly World, one of the more unique attractions of the Western Cape Winelands, consists of a tropical garden in a 1500 m2 green house. This luxuriant paradise makes the free flying exotic butterflies feel right at home. In the stunning garden tropical butterflies from Central America and Southeast Asia can be seen. In separate enclosures visitors walk in between birds, common marmosets, green iguanas and a couple of blue duiker, all free to roam the garden where they want. Visitors can spend time in the Reptile Bay where Madagascan reptiles (chameleons and plated lizards), tortoises, Australian skinks and bearded dragons and a couple of noisy parrots are housed. A large aviary hosts all kinds of ex-pet birds such as budgies, love birds, pigeons and doves, as well as guinea pigs with wild hair! The outdoor garden hosts a Meerkat enclosure and lots of free range ducks and chickens, waiting for children to feed them with packets of seeds bought from the gift shop.

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Atang Tshikare’s debut into sculpture is an exciting exploration of form and function. Atang Tshikare premiered his first bronze works early this month with Southern Guild at the annual Design Miami. The self-developed multidisciplinary artist’s work is a combination of geometric patterns and multiple mediums of sculptures based on his fantastical narratives. Both Le bone Lebone (they saw the light) and Maotwana Finyela form his debut into bronze sculpture. Hailing from Bloemfontein, Tshikare began his full-time art career in 2010, founding Zabalazaa Designs, an open platform for cocreation and innovation applying creative design-led thinking. He has worked on commissions for brands such as Adidas Originals, Nando’s and JWT Marketing. The curious sculptures, that also function as lights, form the central feature of Southern Guild’s installation at Design Miami. Le bone Lebone (they saw the light) is named after Tshikare’s tale of the same name, where a one-eyed giraffe-like creature (a source of great light) radiates a strong force within others, keeping them wandering in search of this light, a place of peace. Maotwana Finyela is an exotic animal with more legs than usual, which produce a melodic sound as they come into contact with each other. These sounds are said to be so soothing that they equate to the healing powers of stars, the ocean and hot springs. When ill, one searches for Maotwana Finyela, and stays in its company until healed. These imaginative, future-primal creatures are slowly growing into a greater family, so keep an eye out for more. Design Miami runs from 30 November – 4 December 2016 and this is the fourth time the collectible design gallery Southern Guild is exhibiting. 021 461 2856 l 10 Lewin Street, Woodstock Open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm. Saturday by appointment. www.southernguild.co.za

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we’ve seen Hedwig and the Angry Inch has hit the Mother City! Staged at the new prestigious Gate69 Theatre on Bree Street, the genrebender, created by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, tells the story of a fictional rock band, fronted by an East German transgender singer named Hedwig. As they tour the United States in a quest for love and glory, Hedwig regales the audience with tales of her escape from oppressive East Berlin, and her life since as a German emigrant in the States. Hello Cape Town grabs a cuppa with the stars: Paul du Toit (The Rocky Horror Show, Same Time Next Year, Binnelanders, Backstage) and Genna Galloway (Grease, Showboat, Noah of Cape Town) to discuss their roles in the performance.

Genna Galloway

Describe yourselves in 3 sentences? G: I am a passionate actress and I love teaching my students at the Waterfront Theatre School. I love Cape Town. I love wine and food - I’m totally a foodie! *giggles* P: I still have my appendix. I love food – especially when I have grown it myself. I like the outdoors - and the indoors – but that’s usually when I’m in a theatre. Paul, talk to us about Hedwig as a character and the challenges you personally face playing the role? I’ve been in love with the character Hedwig for about 16 years now. It was one of the CDs I’ve owned for many years and had played in isolation - only seeing the film later when it came out on circuit. When I watched the film, it was as if suddenly the puzzle pieces fit together. The performance blew me away. Honestly, it was never a dream of mine to play the part, because for me I might as well have dreamt to fly. I never thought It could be done. In playing Hedwig, many people comment on the sexuality and the drag side – I’ve been asked my sexual preference and whether drag is my choice – which to me doesn’t ‘make’ the character. I happen to be straight and dress in drag for the production. For me as an actor, I focus on the idiosyncrasies of the character. The internal. I try find Hedwig’s humanity. The external is just as mask like the mask we all wear. The fact he dresses the way he does on the outside is merely an external factor as part of his circumstance. We all have our ways we shift our external characteristics to suit situations. Hedwig is just deeply damaged goods – physically abused and then abandoned by his father and a loveless & emotionally abusive relationship with his mother. He spent his life looking for love. The truth is, the more you look, the harder it is to find, the more you push it away. It becomes a vicious circle of pain. We can see this in his relationship with his partner Yitzhak – there is this consistent emotional abuse. What is difficult about playing this piece is trying to hold an audience for 1.5 hours with this character who really only redeeming feature is acerbic wit. On the surface, Hedwig is a pretty offensive human being! She is anti-Semitic, she’s abusive, she mocks anyone with any kind of disability - be it mental or physical. I need to work within that framework and still have an audience that is sympathetic towards her by the end of the play. I also need to maintain the audience throughout, keep their attention – that’s the real challenge. Genna, Talk to us about Yitzhak? How did you get into being a male character and the relationship you have with Hedwig? I didn’t know it would be a role I’d be so passionate to play, not being as familiar as Paul was, I was learning as I was growing into Yitzhak, truly getting a feel throughout the rehearsal process. It only really clicked when I had my costume on - the wig, the make-up and yes, the fake penis! *laughs* It gave me a different centre of gravity. I was then able to characterise him and I could feel the transformation. I spent a lot of time observing men and how they sit and walk. They are a lot more ‘grounded’ in stance and seating than women are. In regards to accent, I worked with a friend of mine who is an accent coach and I also looked up actors on YouTube. Yitzhak as a character is fundamentally like Hedwig - both come from a lot of pain and synonymously is searching for love. He is

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totally in love with Hedwig knowing that she will never reciprocate it in the way he would want, yet he stays in this toxic relationship in the hope she will change. The same vicious cycle Paul described. Hedwig was his escape but he is now emotionally and physically stuck – it is also true that Hedwig has somewhat kidnapped him by withholding his passport. When it comes down to it, the musical recognises the humanity of 2 damaged people searching for the same thing within each other, but needing to first find it is within themselves. What do you both understand by the term “Angry Inch”? G: Literally, Hedwig is a reluctant transgender and suffers botched sex-change, thus an ‘inch’ P: Metaphorically & metaphysically it says a lot about Hedwig in the juxtaposition of the 2 terms. Where he is angry, but it is an inch. A little bit. He isn’t man, he isn’t woman. He isn’t happy, he isn’t sad. He says a couple of times in the play, “I laugh, ‘coz I cry if I don’t” He is in a constant limbo of being almost something, but still an echo of what he was before. If not an actor/actress, what profession would choose to occupy? G: A Psychologist. Psychology has always been a passion of mine. P: I actually went for an aptitude test once in which the results that were ‘inconclusive’. They gave me this book and asked me to page through it to pick a career? I settled on a Life Saver because it sounded cool. The women simply responded that my academic results were promising and why not consider the Priesthood? The meeting ended shortly after with the results still being inconclusive… *laughs* Give us a fun fact people might not be aware of? G: I hate coriander and I can do handstand push ups. P: I’m a brand ambassador for Nic Harry Socks! - TLR Hello Cape Town December 2016 l

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MIKO RESTAURANT A: Mont Rochelle Hotel, Dassenberg Road, T: 082 948 1209, www.virginlimitededition.com MONNEAUX RESTAURANT A: Huguenot (Main) Road T: 021 876 3386, www.monneaux.co.za

CONSTANTIA

ORANGERIE A: Le Lude winery, Bowling Green Avenue (Lambrechts Rd), T: 087 754 9926, www.lelude.co.za

LA COLOMBE A: Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia Main Rd, T: 021 795 0125, www.lacolombe.co.za

PIERNEEF A LA MOTTE A: La Motte wine estate, Main Road T: 021 876 8800, www.la-motte.com

MYOGA A: 60 Colinton Road, At the Vineyard Hotel and Spa, Newlands, T: 021 657 4545, www.myoga.co.za

RACINE A: Chamonix Farm, Uitkyk Street T: 021 876 2393, www.chamonix.co.za

THE GREENHOUSE & THE CONSERVATORY AT THE CELLARS-HOHENORT T: 021 795 6226, www.collectionmcgrath.com

The authentic Country Craft Market is the true gem of Somerset West. Nestled sweetly beneath the oak trees of Southey’s Vines, the Market is a well-established favourite among art & craft lovers. With only a handful of genuine craft markets around, this is a rare find in the area. Every item at the 180+ craft stalls is lovingly handmade by the stallholders themselves. You’re assured unique and high quality purchases and absence of mass produced items makes this the perfect place to shop for special mementos of your visit to the Cape. Nibble on some of the delicious food on offer and take a leisurely stroll. The market is child, dog and wheelchair-friendly. Next markets (09:00 - 14:00) December 3, 10, 16 (Friday) and 17 January 14, 28 Southey’s Vines, 186 Main Road, Somerset West Tel: 021 852 6608 Visit countrycraftmarket.org for more info. Bookings open for new crafters Country Craft Market

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REUBEN’S RESTAURANT & BAR A: 19 Huguenot Road T: 021 876 3772, reubens.co.za

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RYAN’S KITCHEN A: 1, Place Vendome,, Huguenot Rd T: 021 876 4598, www.ryanskitchen.co.za

DISH AT LE FRANSCHHOEK A: 16 Minor road, T: 021-876 8900, www.lefranschhoek.co.za

THE FRENCH CONNECTION A: 48 Huguenot Rd, T: 021 876 4056, www.frenchconnection.co.za

BABEL RESTAURANT A: Babylonstoren wine estate, R45, Simondium, T: 021 863 3852, www.babylonstoren.com

THE KITCHEN A: Maison Wine estate, R45, T: 021 876 2116, www.maisonestate.co.za

CAFE BONBON A: La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Excelsior Road, T: 021 876 3936, www.lapetite.co.za CAFÉ DES ARTS A: Reservoir Street West (Behind the FNB) T: 021 876 2952, www.cafedesarts.co.za COSECHA RESTAURANT A: Noble Hill wine estate, R45, T: 021 874 3844, www.cosecharestaurant.com DUTCH EAST RESTAURANT A: 42 Huguenot Street T: 021 876 3547, www.dutcheast.co.za FOLIAGE RESTAURANT A: 11 Huguenot Road T: 021 876 2328, www.foliage.co.za FRANSCHHOEK KITCHEN A: Holden Manz Wine Estate, Green Valley Rd, T: 021 876 2729, holdenmanz.com GRANDE PROVENCE ESTATE – The Restaurant T: 021 876 8600, www.grandeprovence.co.za LA PETITE FERME A: Lambrechts Rd, T: 021 876 3016, www.lapetiteferme.co.za LE BON VIVANT A: 22 Dirkie Uys Street T: 021 876 2717, www.lebonvivant.co.za THE TASTING ROOM A: Le Quartier Francais, Wilhelmina Street T: 021 876 2151, www.lqf.co.za

PAARL BOSMAN’S A: Grande Roche hotel, Plantasie Street & Constantia Street, T: 021 863 5100, granderoche.com HARVEST RESTAURANT A: Laborie Wine Farm, Taillefer T: 021 807 3390, www.laboriewines.co.za LUST BISTRO & BAKERY A: Intersection R45 & Klapmuts Rd, SimondiumT: 021 874 1456 STELLENBOSCH 95 AT MORGENSTER A: Vergelegen Avenue, Off Lourensford Road, Somerset West, T: 021 204 7048, 95atmorgenster.com 96 WINERY ROAD A: Zandberg Farm, Winery Road, Off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, T: 021 842 2020, www.96wineryroad.co.za AVONTUUR RESTAURANT A: Avontuur Estate, R44, Somerset West. T: 021 855 4296, www.avontuurestate.co.za BISTRO 13 A: Welmoed Estate, Baden Powell Dr T: 021 881 3044, www.bistro13.co.za CAMPHORS A: Vergelegen wine estate, Camphors at Vergelegen, T: 021 847 1346, www.vergelegen.co.za


CUVÉE A: Simonsig Wine Estate, Kromme Rhee Road, Koelenhof, T: 021 888 4932, www.simonsig.co.za DELAIRE GRAFF ESTATE RESTAURANT & INDOCHINE A: Helshoogte Rd T: 021 885 8160, www.delaire.co.za JORDAN RESTAURANT A: Stellenbosch Kloof Rd T: 021 881 3441, www.jordanwines.com

Main Rd, T: 021 876 2086, thefranschhoekcellar.co.za WINE VILLAGE – Hermanus Representing more than 700 South African wine producers all wine lovers are spoiled for choice. Excellent service, quality products and they have more than 15 years’ experience in shipping wine worldwide. Opening times: Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 18:00, Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00, Sunday: 10:00 – 15:00. Open public holidays. A: R43, Hermanus, T: 028 316 3988, www.winevillage.co.za

TERROIR A: Kleine Zalze estate, Strand RoadT: 021 880 8167, www.kleinezalze.co.za TOKARA Restaurant A: Helshoogte Rd, T: 021 885 2550, tokararestaurant.co.za

BOTTELARY HILLS WINE CENTRE Serves as a sales venue and information gateway to all the products and destinations in the Bottelary Wine Route (a sub route of the Stellnbosch wine routes). Open Mon-Fri: 9:00 - 18:00, Sat: 9:00 - 17:00, Sun: 10:00 - 14:00, A: Bottelary Rd, Stellenbosch, T: 021 865 2955, www.bhwc.co.za DIE BERGKELDER The Wine Centre offers all day tastings, with specialists on hand to offer interesting facts about their wines, whiskies, brandies and fortified wines from around the Cape Winelands. It is also the home of the Vinoteque, a wine bank that houses a superb selection of premium, well-matured wines, cellared under optimal conditions, and delivered door-to-door on request. Open times: 09:00 to 18:00 on weekdays and 09:00 to16:00 on Saturdays. A: George Blake St, Stellenbosch, T: 021 809 8025, bergkelder.co.za KWV WINE EMPORIUM Spread over 22 hectares, the KWV cellar complex in Paarl is one of the largest in the World and offers a broad portfolio of products, including sparkling wines, natural wines, fortified wines, liqueurs and brandies. Open times: Monday to Saturday (incl. public holidays): 9:00 - 16:30, Sunday 11:00 - 16:00, A: Kohler St, Paarl, T: 021 807 3007, www.kwvwineemporium.co.za THE FRANSCHHOEK CELLAR Sophisticated tasting venue housing several wine brands and offering various eating options. A full experience for the whole family with food offered next to the wine tasting options. Opening times: Mon to Thurs 10:00 - 18:00 (Kitchen closes 16:00), Friday 10:00- 21:00 (Kitchen closes 19:00), Sat 10:00- 18:00 (Kitchen closes 17:00), Sun 10:00 - 18:00 (Kitchen closes 16:00). A: R45 Franschhoek

BLAAUWKLIPPEN FAMILY MARKET A range of stalls from fresh produce and homemade products to crafts and plants. There is also live music. Blaauwklippen wine estate- R44, Stellenbosch Open every Sunday 10:00 to 15:00. FRANSCHHOEK VILLAGE MARKET Local Food & Craft Market, craft beers, antiques and local wines. Every Saturday 9:00 – 14:00 under the trees of the Church hall in Franschhoek LOURENSFORD HARVEST MARKET A vast variety of fresh produce and an array of craft and art stalls to browse through. A specialised children programs running every week and dogs are welcome too. Lourensford wine estate - Somerset West is open every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 - 15:00. ROOT 44 A vast range of hand-picked antiques, gorgeous children’s clothing, funky t-shirts, jewellery, homeware, leather goods and various other arts. Food stalls offer local winelands tastes and representatives from around the globe. Non-stop entertainment for both kids and adults. Audacia Wines, Corner of R44 & Annandale Road, Stellenbosch, Open every Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 16:00. SPIER WERF MARKET Farmers market, craft cocktails & wine bar. Spier wine farm - R310, Stellenbosch, Open the last Saturday of the month, 9:00 - 14:00. ‘SLOW MARKET’ at Oude Libertas From farm to fork - Proudly produced locally -Foods which are grown, raised, harvested or transformed by the producers themselves. Oude Libertas road, Stellenbosch. Open every Saturday 09:00 -14:00 VERGENOEGD FAMILY MARKET Every Saturday kicks off at 8:00 with the Vergenoegd family breakfast run or walk. A light bite will be available to order after the run whilst relaxing and enjoying the Duck Parade at 09:45. Walk friendly, pram friendly, dog on a leash friendly and kiddies bike friendly. The Market at Vergenoegd has a array of homemade goods. Fresh food, preserves and amazing bakes. Vergenoegd Wine Estate, Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch. Every Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

STEAM TRAIN DAY TRIP TO SPIER Travel in a wooden vintage coach dating from 1922 and visit one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa, Spier. Taste five wines, visit the Eagle Encounters and eat lunch at the estate’s farm to table restaurant, Eight. Spend the day relaxing on the banks of the Eerste River and exploring the Protea gardens and historic buildings. Dates: Sunday 4 & 11 Dec 2016 Time: Departure 09:30 and return 16:50 (to and from Cape Town) Cost: R500 per adult and R400 per child between the ages of 3 and 12 years old Bookings: Atlantic Rail on info@atlanticrail.co.za or +27 21 558 5805. An experience the whole family can enjoy!

STELLENBOSCH STREET SOIREES

Bringing together wine farms, restaurants, locals and visitors in the vibrant streets of the City of Oaks. Cars will make way for locals and visitors to sip, savour and share in the enviable lifestyle of the country’s second oldest town. It is a vibrant, after-work street party where strangers become friends over a glass of wine with gourmet snacks by resident eateries and upbeat vibes by talented local musicians. The communal Stellenbosch Street Soirees are for young and old to let their hair down and hang out with interesting characters and friendly folk in the heart of this quaint town. It goes down from 18:00 to 20:00. R70 gets you a glass to taste as many wines as you wish. Sumptuous street food will be on sale.

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what to see Rising up as a surreal backdrop to all of Cape Town is the extraordinary Table Mountain, and the state of the art Table Mountain Aerial Cableway will whisk you to the top in a picturesque 5-minute ride. Table Mountain is among the most popular attractions in the world, and it is no surprise that it holds the title as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. And while it’s impressive from pretty much anywhere in the City Bowl, it’s not until you soar to the top in an exhilarating ride on the cable car, with its rotating floor, that you can truly appreciate its stature, and the incredible city of Cape Town that bustles far below. Operating Hours: First car up 16 Sept to 30 Apr: 8:00 and 1 May to 15 Sept: 8:30. Last car down varies with sunset times but not before 17:00. Tel: 021 424 0015, www.tablemountain.net

There are few places in the Mother City as tranquil as Kirstenbosch Gardens, and at least once during your visit, when you stop to catch your breath and absorb the splendour of your surroundings, you’ll wonder how it’s possible that the bustling, buzzing city of Cape Town is just a stone’s throw away. These sprawling, landscaped gardens cover 36 hectares on the slopes of Table Mountain, and they blend in so effortlessly and majestically with the natural vegetation that you’d be forgiven for not realising their true scale. And when you consider how much there is to see and do in the gardens, from atmospheric sunset concerts and movie screenings, through to guided walks, popular restaurants, and an award-winning treetop walkway, it’s quite likely you’ll be planning your return visit before you’ve even left. Operating Hours: Sept-Mar (Summer) Mon-Sun: 08:00-19:00, Apr-Aug (Winter) Mon-Sun: 08:00-18:00, Conservatory Mon-Sun: 09:00 -17:00. Tel: 021 799 8783, Ticket Office: 021 799 8782 www.sanbi.org/kirstenbosch

The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic. The Two Oceans Aquarium is ideally positioned to showcase the incredible diversity of marine life found in these two oceans. The Aquarium holds over 3000 living sea animals, including sharks, fishes, turtles and penguins can be seen in this spectacular underwater nature reserve. The two ocean aquarium has established itself as a key player in raising environmental awareness through its high-quality exhibits, conservation and education programmes. Operating Hours: The Aquarium is open every day (365 days a year, including all public holidays) from 09:30 until 18:00. Tel: 021 418 3823. www.aquarium.co.za

There are few things as exhilarating as standing at the base of a beautiful, 150 year old lighthouse, perched precariously high above the swirling Atlantic Ocean, and knowing that you’re at the most southwestern tip of Africa. Knowing that the next closest landmass, when you look across the icy seas, is Antarctica – more than 4,000 kilometres away. The panoramic views that spread out before you are breath-taking. Literally, because you’ve just earned them with a final push up the final flight of stairs from the upper funicular station. And once you’re there, it’s impossible not to spend a few silent minutes taking in the gravity of the dramatic location, before you instinctively reach for your camera. This is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and offers hiking, surfing, angling, picnicking, beaching and cycling opportunities against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains and coastline of the most south western point in Africa. Cape Point offers visitors excellent viewing opportunities from the two lighthouses that adorn the point – one still functional, informative interpretive signage that traces the cultural and natural history of the Point. The lighthouse is accessible by foot or you can catch the Flying Dutchman

funicular to the top. P.S. Baboons in the parking lot are not a rare picture as one might think. Operating Hours: Winter: Apr – Sept: 07:00 - 17:00 Summer: Oct – March: 06:00 - 18:00 Visit capepoint.co.za for more.

After you have fallen in love with the penguins head to the secluded Boulders Beach and take a swim in the comparatively warm waters of the False Bay. This beach is ideal for kids as immense boulders shelter the cove from currents, wind and large waves - but please always take care. Also, don’t touch or feed the penguins. They might look cute and cuddly but their beaks are as sharp as razors and if they feel threatened they have no qualms about nipping the odd finger or nose. Operating Hours: Winter: Apr – Sept: 08:00 - 17:00. Summer: Oct – Nov: 08:00 - 18:30, Dec – Jan: 07:00 - 19:30, Feb – March: 08:00 - 18:30 Tel: 021 786 2329. www.sanparks.org

There are few places in South Africa that bear the weight and sheer historical importance of Robben Island, and a trip to the former prison serves as a jarring reminder of country’s troubled political past. At the same time, it reveals itself as a powerful symbol for the triumph of the human spirit, and offers fascinating insight into the reconciliation and resilience that played such a key role in the development of a new South Africa. From the moment you arrive at the humble island, just a short ferry ride from the V&A Waterfront, you’ll feel the impact of this World Heritage Site. A former inmate will guide you while on the island, and you’ll receive unparalleled insight into the significant role that each of the Robben Island’s inmates collectively played throughout apartheid. Operating Hours: Ferries depart at 9:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00, weather permitting, from Nelson Mandela Gateway, at the V&A Waterfront, Tel: 021 413 4220/1, www.robben-island.org.za

Constantia Valley is the wine route at the heart of the Mother City (or at least a little to the left of it). This is the oldest wine-growing area in Southern Africa and stretches from Wynberg hill


B&D Township Tours in the north, to the Silvermine mountains (the Tokai area) in the south. The ten wine cellars on the route boast a winemaking history dating back to 1685. Around the peninsula, not a part on the Constantia Valley, but still close enough, there are a few more award winning wine estate to be explored. For more info: Tel: 021 762 8769, www.constantiavalley.com

Nestled in the Tygerberg Hills, a mere 20 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, lies the Durbanville Wine Valley. With its hectares of flourishing vineyards, award winning wines and hospitable atmosphere. The Durbanville Wine Valley consists of twelve wineries, each offering the finest in wines, and complemented with some of the best fine dining restaurants and intimate country kitchens in the region. For more info: www.durbanvillewine.co.za.

Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create international cuisine. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories. Spectacular vineyards cover these mountain slopes settled more than 300 years ago by the Huguenots, who brought with them their age-old French wine and food culture. This is a valley rich in history centred around a picturesque village of friendly, welcoming people. For more info: Tel: 021 876 3603, www.franschhoek.org.za

Paarl offers historical charm, culture, architectural heritage, wine and fruit farms, breath-taking scenery and many cycling and nature trails. The magnificent countryside, good wines and friendly people welcome you to a town where a feeling of tranquillity still transcends modern day living. The Paarl Wine Route offers visitors a diverse wine and country living experience. From the large international wine companies to the small micro-producers who share the passion to produce quality wines with a sense of place to give pleasure to the lovers

of wine. For more info: Tel: 021 872 0860 www.paarlonline.com or www.paarlwine.co.za

Member wineries from Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson work closely to bring visitors the most memorable wine tourism experiences, notably their renowned wine festivals: Wacky Wine Weekend in June (www. wackywineweekend.com), Robertson Slow in August (www.robertsonslow.com) and Robertson Wine on the River in October (www.wineonriver.com). For more info: Tel: 023 626 3167, www.robertsonwinevalley.com

The Stellenbosch Wine Route is the first and the largest in South Africa and all the estates along the route are within a 12km radius of the town. It is arguably the country´s most famous, and includes more than 200 wine and grape producers within the boundaries of the Stellenbosch Wine of Origin classification. The Wine Route is divided into five sub-routes for a convenient exploration but you are welcome to be creative and target the wineries by any classification or taste. Daily wine tasting, cellar tours and sales are offered at most cellars and many of these have restaurant and picnic facilities. Some cellars offer tasting by appointment only. For more info: Tel: 021 883 3584, www.wineroute.co.za

Halfway between the bright lights of Cape Town and the statuesque mountains of the Western Cape, lies the hidden valley of Wellington, full of surprises and variety, heart and soul. The Berg river flows along the western border with two smaller streams, the Spruit and Kromme and the mighty Hawequas stands guard on the eastern side. The Bainskloof Pass, built by the famous Scot, Andrew Geddes Bain was (before Du Toitskloof Pass) the only gateway to the north. More French people settled here than anywhere else in the Cape and the valley was initially called Val du Charron – valley of the wagon-makers, the last outpost before travellers, pioneers and adventurers attempted the arduous journey into thehinterland with their oxen and theirwagons. For more info call 021 873 4604/8, or visit www.wellington.co.za

Tour the famous Imizamo Yethu township in picturesque Hout Bay - visit local preschools and their after-school facilities, quirky shebeens and our very own unique traditional healers. You can get involved in some of the different local projects, meet interesting people and experience the township life. Get a taste of rich South African culture with an accredited local guide by your side.

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For Gabrielle Kool launching a proudly South African swimwear label was a no-brainer for the Durban native, having grown up with sunkissed skin, salt-watered hair and sand between her toes. However, as the fashion graduate tells us, designing swimwear is a whole different school of fish to fashion design for many reasons. Now based in Cape Town with her atelier at Woodstock’s Masons Press, she tells us about her brand and shares her insight into choosing the right swimsuit, which doesn’t include looking online or in the pages of magazines. Tell us about Gabrielle Swimwear. Gabrielle Swimwear was developed from a passion for swimwear and all things related. After completing my National Diploma in Fashion from the Durban University of Technology and some extensive travelling, I returned home filled with inspiration and noticed there was a serious gap in the South African market regarding swimwear. Apart from your surf brands and cheap, poor quality Asian imports there was not much selection available. I started out sewing bikinis from my bedroom at home and slowly grew from there. How different is designing swimwear to clothing in general? Because it’s such a personal and intimate item, it’s all about the fit and comfort of a suit, which are the most important qualities to pay attention to in the design process. Because they are ‘smaller’ items, it’s also very important not to over design and I therefore focus on more of the finer, subtle details when designing.

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What has been your most popular design? My most popular design would have to be my strelitzia print suits. This is a very recognisible, indigenous flower in South Africa and people have fallen in love with the print, as have I. It’s such a unique, interesting flower with amazing hues and really stands out from any other floral designs. What tips do you have for women wanting to find the perfect fitting swimsuit? I would say try them on. The only way to find your perfect fit is to try as many different styles as you can and not just the ones you think you want - don’t be fooled by instagram model pics! So many woman fall in love with a style they see online on flawless, edited models and then get bitterly disappointed when they see how it looks on them. You have to know your body type and choose the right style to compliment your best features and flatter the ones you feel less comfortable in. Test a few styles out when trying on and you might be surprised to find the one you thought you’d never wear looks and feels amazing on you. Your favourite swimwear trends for Summer 16/17? Definitely the return of the one piece! I’m so excited that more and more ladies of different ages and sizes are considering onepieces this season as they can be really sexy. I am especially loving the backless designs, as they are a simple and elegant design that most woman will feel beautiful and comfortable in.

Babette Clothing babetteclothing.co.za

Xpression On the Beach in Muizenberg xpressiononthebeach.com


made in south africa WOMEN’S WEAR ALEXANDRA HÖJER ATELIER. Feminine clothing using mainly natural fibers. 156 Bree Street. www.alexandrahojer.com DANIELLE MARGAUX. A fashion house that offers a high-fashion, clothing design and manufacture service. 6 Bird Street, Montegray House, Stellenbosch. www.daniellemargaux.co.za HABITS. Fashion for real women. 1 Cavendish Close, Cavendish Street, Claremont. www.habits.co.za HENDRIK VERMEULEN COUTURE. Immerse yourself into a world of vintage charm, timeless elegance and dramatic grandeur. 79 Hout St & Breen Street. www.hendrikvermeulen.com KLUK CGDT. High fashion, impeccable style, graceful designs, and perfect understanding of the female form and demur. 47 Bree Street. klukcgdt.com LALESSO. Ethical, eco, sustainable clothing and swimwear. www.lalesso.com

African designers. 117a Long Street. www.mememe.co.za MICHELLE LUDEK. At the Watershed, V&A waterfront. www.michelleludek.co.za MUNGO & JEMIMA. Brilliant women’s fashion designers. You’ll always find there something you must have. 108 Long Street & at The Watershed, V&A Waterfront. www.mungoandjemima.com STEFANIA MORLAND. Unique, playful pieces that remain classic and timeless. 153 Kloof St, Gardens. www.stefaniamorland.com TAKE CARE. A womenswear label. 73 Kloof Street, Gardens. www.takecareclothing.com TART. LEISURE WEAR. Youthful and energetic. 6 Lower Scott Road, Observatory. www.tartclothing.co.za

ADRIAN KUITERS. Tailored men clothing. 73 Kloof Street, Gardens. www.adriaankuiters.com BLUECOLLARWHITECOLLAR. Carefully made garments with a fantastic fit. Lifestyle on Kloof, Gardens. www.bluecollarwhitecollar.co.za

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FABIANI. Bespoke menswear. fabiani.co.za

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LEIGH SCHUBERT. Exclusive elegance. www.leighschubert.com

is one of Cape Town’s largest art galleries featuring a wide and diverse selection of works by leading South African contemporary artists

ALEXANDRA HÖJER ATELIER 156 Bree Street

MAXHOSA BY LADUMA 34 Long Street


MAXHOSA BY LADUMA. Traditional Xhosa motives made into wearable knits. 34 Long Street. Visit www.maxhosa.co.za for more.

MR & MRS A treasure trove of clothes, accessories and homeware. 98 Kloof Street, Gardens. Visit www.mrandmrs.co.za for more.

SHAKUR OLLA. A luxury goods and ready to wear couture menswear designer. 34 Somerset Rd, Green Point. www.shakurolla.com

MUNGO Design, weave and make a wide range of home ware products including table linens, bedding, throws, apparel and more. 78 Hout Street. www.mungo.co.za

SMITH & ABRAHAMS. Mens nostalgic street wear. 103 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock. XIPIXI. A lifestyle fashion brand specialized in elegant garments and accessories for gentlemen. www.xipixi-official.com ASHANTI. Contemporary African Designs. 77 on Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town. www.ashantidesign.com

ACCESSORIES & DESIGN BLACK BETTY. Jewellery is sourced or designed and then hand-crafted to give it its own signature style. Black Betty Showroom, 53 Wale Street. www.blackbettydesign.com COCO LI BOUTIQUE. Locally sourced fashion & accessories. Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village, Somerset Road. www.cocoli.co.za KAROO CLASSIC. Ostrich, Leather & Mohair goods. Shortmarket Street. Open Mon-Sat. MERCHANT ON LONG. Contemporary fashion, art & homewear. 34 Long Street. www.merchantsonlong.com

SKINNY LAMINX Screenprinted fabrics and homeware. 201 Bree Street. skinnylaminx.com

ART EDGE Glass gallery, Cape glass studio. 29 Vredenburg Lane, off top of Long Street. Open Tuesday - Friday. www.capeglassstudio.com IMISO Distinctive clay art. 373- 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock. www.imisoceramics.co.za

Streetwires is a social enterprise on a mission to create and sustain employment within the dynamic field of wire and bead art. Operating in the picturesque Bokaap area of Cape Town, The Streetwires studio shares premises with our administrative department and includes an onsite shop which is open to the public from nine to five on weekdays and from nine to one on Saturdays. Studio tours and wire art workshops are also available on request.

AT THE THE WATERSHED Home to more than 150 tenants who represent over 365 brands. A vast selection of products can be found there from ceramics and furniture to textiles, fashion and jewellery. This vibrant part of the V&A Waterfront is not only a place to shop. The Watershed is located on Dock Road, next to the Two Oceans Aquarium and is open daily from 10h00 18h00. V & A Waterfront, 17 Dock Rd Tel: +27 21 408 7600. www.waterfront.co.za/Shop/watershed

Streetwires Artist Collective cc 77 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town 8001. Tel: 021 426 2475 Fax: 021 426 0860

Cape Quarter Square 27 Somerset Road Green Point, Cape Town Tel: 021 4213333 0832528876 Just a few minutes away from the Waterfront, Cape Town CBD, Cape Town stadium, Convention Centre and the Atlantic seaboard EMAIL: carmel@global.co.za

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cape town museums AIR FORCE MUSEUM Located in an active SAAF airfield, it offers a look at history as well as some contemporary tools. Visiting the main hangar is possible only on weekends. A: Ysterplaat military base. Open Wed to Fri 7:00 - 15:00 and Sat 8:30 - 12:00. All visitors must produce identification document. BERTRAM HOUSE This house is the only remaining example of the English Georgian-style red brick houses that were once common in Cape Town. Bertram House is an example of a home of a prosperous English family of the first part of the 19th century. A: Hiddingh Campus, Orange Str.. Open10:00 - 17:00 BO-KAAP MUSEUM Showcases local Islamic culture and heritage. A: 71 Wale Street. Open Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00 DISTRICT SIX MUSEUM Originally established as a mixed community of freed slaves, merchants, artisans, labourers and immigrants, District Six was a vibrant centre with close links to the city and the port. By the beginning of the twentieth century, however, the process of removals and marginalisation had begun. The first to be forced out were black South Africans who were displaced from the

FRANSCHHOEK MOTOR MUSEUM Offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins. A: L’Ormarins Wine estate, Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 18:00, Sat & Sun: 10:00 – 16:00 HESS ART COLLECTION A platform to showcase a part of the collection that belongs to the Swiss entrepreneur, wine-producer and owner of Glen Carlou, Donald M. Hess. He is one of the world’s major collectors of contemporary art.

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District in 1901. As the more prosperous moved away to the suburbs, the area became a neglected ward of the city. On 11 February 1966 it was declared a white area under the Group Areas Act of 1950, and by 1982, the life of the community was over. More than 60 000 people were forcibly removed to barren outlying areas aptly known as the Cape Flats, and their houses in District Six were flattened by bulldozers. A: 25A Albertus St & Buitenkant Street. Open Mon- Sat, 9:00- 16:00 SOUTH AFRICAN JEWISH MUSEUM & HOLOCAUST CENTRE A moving tribute and detailed account of one of the great Jewish communities of the diaspora. A: 88 Hatfield Street. Open Sun - Thurs 10:00 - 15:00, Fri 10:00 - 14:00 CAPE TOWN SCIENCE CENTRE A hub of science which aims to enrich the school curriculum and equip learners by providing valuable hands-on learning experiences using world class exhibits.

Walking Tours Three daily Walking Tours at 8:50 am or 11am or at 2 pm. All tours start on the corner of Shortmarket and Burg Street (Green Market Square). Look out for the GREEN UMBRELLAS!! The free tours run 365 days a year come rain or shine - and no booking needed. Just show up and we will be there... Free Tours by Foot Beautiful tours at 11 am, 2pm and 4:20pm is a free one and a half hour historic tour of Cape Town City Centre #FreeToursCapeTown 2 pm is a free one and a half hour tour of beautiful Bo-Kaap with the different coloured houses. They give you a great tour and at the end you decide how much it was worth to you. The tour guides work on a tips alone basis meaning you can be sure they will deliver an excellent job every single day of the year. They will never pressure you to tip since they believe money should only be given if the tour was of high quality and you want to reward that within your budget. All guides are local, certified, and they love Cape Town.

A: 370B Main Road, Observatory. Open Mon to Sat 9:00 - 16:30, Sun & Public Holidays 10:00 - 16:30. HEART OF CAPE TOWN MUSEUM The birthplace of the first ever human heart transplant.A: Groote Schuur Hospital, Main road, Observatory.

Visit www.nielsentours.co.za for more

A: Glen Carlou Vineyards, Paarl. Open Mon to Fri 8:30 – 17:00, Sat, Sun & Public Holidays 10:00 - 16:00

week, 9:00 to 17:00

RUPERT MUSEUM

One of the most extensive contemporary art collections in the country displayed in the Manor House, Hotel and wine tasting center. A: Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch For opening times call 021 809 1100.

Showcases the unique private art collection of Anton and Huberte Rupert. Houses over 350 works of contemporary South African art from the period 1940 to 1970. A: Stellentia Avenue, Stellenbosch Open Weekdays: 09:30 – 16:00, Saturdays: 10:00 – 13:00 MUSEUM VAN DE CAAB The social history of the 325-year-old estate is displayed in a museum in the original wine cellar, dating back to 1740. A: Solms- Delta wine estate, Franschhoek. Open seven days a

SPIER WINE ESTATE

GROOT CONSTANTIA MANOR HOUSE One of the oldest wine farms in South Africa. Its Orientation Centre in the Jonkershuis complex uses panel, object and archaeological displays to give an overview of Groot Constantia from the past to present, including slavery on the estate. A: Groot Constantia estate. Open 10:00 - 17:00


Open 7 days a week between 9:00 - 17:00. IRMA STERN MUSEUM The home and studio of Irma Stern, a renowned South African artist. Comprises a permanent collection of her art and artefacts acquired during travels in Europe and Africa. A: Cecil Road, Rosebank. Open Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:00 & Sat 10:00 - 14:00 KOOPMANS-DE WET HOUSE This house museum is furnished as a home for a well-to-do Cape family during the late 18th Century. It houses some of the best pieces of Cape furniture and silver in the country, in addition to a priceless collection of ceramics. A: 35 Strand Street. Open Mon to Fri 10:00 - 17:00. MARITIME CENTRE Features an overview of shipping in Cape Town, and the earliest existing model of Table Bay harbour. A: 1st Floor, Union-Castle House, Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront. Open daily 10:00 - 17:00 MICHAELIS COLLECTION AT THE OLD TOWN HOUSE A world-renowned selection of Nether landish art from the seventeenth- century Golden Age. A: Old Town House, Greenmarket Square. Open daily 10:00 - 17:00 PLANETARIUM A celestial theatre in the round, utilising the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe. A: 25 Queen Victoria Str. Open 10:00 - 17:00 RUST EN VREUGD Rust en Vreugd was built as a home for Willem Cornelis Boers, a high-ranking official of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) known as a fiscal, around 1777 –1778. In 1965, William Fehr donated his private collection of works of art on paper (watercolours, prints and drawings) to the

Museum Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 10am - 5pm, Friday: 10am - 2pm Closed Saturdays and Jewish Holidays Open Public Holidays

people of South Africa. This gift is housed at Rust en Vreugd. A: 78 Buitenkant Street. Open: Mon to Fri 10:00 - 17:00 THE SPRINGBOK EXPERIENCE - SA RUGBY MUSEUM

and T-shirts printed yesterday. A: Company’s Garden. Open daily 10:00- 17:00 SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY

A: Portswood Rd, V&A Waterfront Open 7 days a week, 10:00- 18:00

The collections now range from fossils almost 700-million years old to insects and fish caught last week. There are also stone tools made by people 120 000 years ago, traditional clothes from the last century, and T-shirts printed yesterday. A: Company’s Garden. Open:10:00 - 17:00

SLAVE LODGE

THE NEW CHURCH MUSEUM

The Slave Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town.

Making contemporary South African and African art accessible to the public. The Museum’s program includes exhibitions by invited curators, whose research interests and curatorial sensibilities offer the public an active engagement with the permanent collection and with artworks loaned from other private and public museums and collections, nationally and internationally.

An interactive museum, honouring the Springboks and South African rugby.

The many names of the building over three centuries – Slave Lodge, Government Offices Building, Old Supreme Court, and SA Cultural History Museum – reflect the long and rich history of the building. In 1998 this museum was renamed the Slave Lodge. Under the umbrella theme, ‘From human wrongs to human rights’, exhibitions on the lower level of this museum explore the long history of slavery in South Africa. Through our changing, temporary exhibitions we address issues around and raise awareness of human rights. A: Corner Adderley and Wale Streets. Open: Mon to Sat 10:00 - 17:00 SOCIAL HISTORY CENTRE The museum houses indigenous cultural material from southern Africa, artefacts from the colonial period of the Cape, including maritime and historical ar chaeology, as well as collections of world ceramics, furniture, coins and textiles, among others. A: 17 Church Square. Open Mon to Fri 10:00- 17:00 SOUTH AFRICAN MUSEUM The collections now range from fossils almost 700-million years old to insects and fish caught last week. There are also stone tools made by people 120 000 years ago, traditional clothes from the last century,

Situated in the Museum Mile in central Cape Town, the South African Jewish Museum offers visitors a truly unique experience with its bold architectural design, interactive multi-media displays and truly engaging accounts of South African Jewish history.

A: 102 New Church Street, Tamboerskloof. Open Tues & Thurs: 12:00 – 15:00, Sat: 11:00 – 15:00 ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY MODERN ART AFRICAN, SHORT MOCAA A public not-for-profit cultural institution that focuses on collecting, preserving, researching, and exhibiting cutting edge contemporary art from Africa and its Diaspora, and developing supporting educational and enrichment programs for all. A: Scheryn Pavilion at the V&A Waterfront by the Bascule Bridge near the Cape Grace. Open midday to 20:00, every Wed to Sun WILLIAM FEHR COLLECTION AT THE CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE Fine and interesting examples of paintings and decorative arts of special relevance to the Cape are to be found in the William Fehr Collection. Contained in the collection is a wealth of historical information concerning the peoples and landscapes of early colonial South Africa. Open daily 9:30 - 15:30.

Cost: Adults: R50 Pensioners Students: R25 Children under 16 years: FREE VALID IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED

88 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town

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wildlife all year around Welcome to Cape Town! South Africa’s melting pot of cultures, languages and bountiful festivities around every corner. Not only Cape Town home to Natural World Heritage Sites, the 7th Wonder of the World and one of the world’s most renowned botanical gardens, but a vibrant city with exquisite museums & galleries, phenomenal dining and coffee shops galore – let’s not forget ‘Truth Coffee’ voted best in the world. With all these opportunities around you, why not indulge in the many options? Take a truly ‘African safari’ or wet your feet shark diving? Alternatively, simply relax and tan on the soft sands of the famous Clifton beaches. With the skyward mountains, sun-kissed beaches of Camps bay, lush-green forests of Tokai & Newlands, Cape Town has something to anyone.

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they are far less relaxed and tend to panic when people come near them, so rather keep your distance. While the local fishermen may complain about the mischievous bunch, they are a pleasure to watch as they dance in in the water, jouncing along the boat and will often hold a flipper held high to give you high-5. The seals are on the island all year around, however are most active and abundant in the heat of Cape Town’s summer. So beat the heat and climb on board one of Drumbeat Charters’ cruises. Not to forget, you can also spot these pups at Robben Island (Dutch for ‘seal island’) You are guaranteed to encounter pod of Cape Furs cavorting about. Drumbeat Charters – Hout Bay 021 791 4441 / 082 658 7055 drumbeatcharters@intekom.co.za Adults: R75 Kids: R30 – Operating Daily.

African Penguins of Boulders beach Boulders Beach near Simon’s Town is arguably one of the most beautiful spots in Cape Town – not simply for the venerable granite boulders, crashing crystal-blue waves and the silky white sands, but it’s tiny tuxedoed locals!

Loving known as the ‘dogs of the sea’ for their sweet nature and playful frolicking, the Cape Fur Seals naturally occur on islands around SA and are found nowhere else in the world.

The African penguins (fondly known as jackass penguins, because of the braying sounds they make) established their colony 1983 and remains the only place in the world where one can get up-close to African penguins. Boulders itself consists of 3 pristine beaches, 1 penguin viewing area and 3 boardwalks.

Duiker island is home to over 6000 seals who love to sun themselves about on the rocks and audibly snort and grunt at one another, bobbing in the swell while keeping an eye out for fish to eat. They’re mostly brown, but shades vary from caramel to dark chocolate.

The boardwalks are placed as a measure to allow for viewing of these marvellous birds, whilst keeping them safe from poking fingers and irresponsible behaviour of people, so please be sure to stay on the boardwalks at all times within the viewing area.

The pups are born black and slowly grow lighter. These water-logged dogs are inquisitive and friendly when in the water, and will often ‘escort’ scuba divers and snorkelers – but a word of caution: on land

Please take care not to touch or feed the penguins – they may look cute and cuddly but their beaks are as razor sharp and if they feel threatened they have no qualms about nipping a finger or nose!

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You should be able to see the fancily dressed fellows throughout the year - but for a real treat, try to visit in January when the juvenile birds are moulting on the beach. Of course Beach space depends on the tides, so make sure to come at low tide and visit early in the morning or late in the afternoon. Note, there is limited parking, so arrive early during peak Summer months! Boulders Visitor Centre: +27(0) 21 786 2329 - Adults: R65 Kids: R35 Operating Hours: 7 days a week Dec – Jan: 07h00 – 07h30 Feb – April: 08h00 -18h30 May – Sept: 08h00 – 17h00 Oct – Nov: 08h00 – 18h30

Great White Shark Cage Diving in Gaansbaai Looking for a heart-pumping adrenaline-spiking experience? Why not swim with the Atlantic’s most ferocious fish in the Great White Shark capital of the world Gansbaai? Walk, or rather, swim on the on the wild side with a life-changing experience you will most certainly never forget. Shark diving in can be divided into 2 main seasons: High season - May to October: this the best time to see Great White sharks as the visibility is good and shark activity escalates. Low season: January to March, however shark activity still continues and you have a good chance of spotting these majestic creatures. To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you call the company and ask about their current shark sighting and/or schedule a few days before. As a heads up, it’s a stunning boat ride out with the pros wherein 4/5 people jump in the cage at one time upon a sighting. Although the water temperature may shock you more than the shark, the adrenaline will warm you up quickly! Although nothing beats a genuine face-toface encounter with a Great White, there is also the option to either just tag along for the boat ride or see the phenomenal show from the upper deck of the boat – don’t forget those cameras! Our recommended top 3 diving companies: Supreme Sharks +27 (0)28 384 2316 / info@supremesharks.com Range: +- R1 250 – offers transport www.supremesharks.com Marine Dynamics Shark Tours (0)799 309 694 / dive@sharkwatchsa.com + - R1 750. Offers transport. www.sharkwatchsa.com


White Shark Diving Company 021 671 4777 / info@sharkcagediving.co.za + - R1 600 - Offers transport. www.sharkcagediving.co.za

Chacma baboons of Cape Of Good Hope If you have taken a road trip along the coastal road, you will have bound to bump into a troop or two of some furry primates lolling about foraging, playing or fussing over one another - A human society in miniature, the Chacma baboons in the Cape Of Good Hope Park are truly interesting and unique lot to observe. What makes this particular large collection of 6 troops unique is during the low tide they may be found roaming the beaches feeding on sand hoppers and shellfish - a very unusual behaviour for primates as their diet mainly consists of fruits, roots, bulbs, insects and scorpions. Watching this bunch can be very rewarding - but do so from a discreet distance. Please don’t get out of your car and leave it open, especially if you have food inside. Keep your windows mostly up and even your doors locked as these quick and agile baboons have been known to jump into cars and steal food, bags and any loose items! The dominant males have especially large teeth and a dangerous (and painful) bite. Do not feed these animals because this leads to problem behaviour from these highly intelligent primates. These primates are also notorious for their destructive behaviour and if conditioned to receive food may have to be eliminated for public safety. The Chacma baboon troops on the Cape peninsula are the only protected population of the species in the world due to human activity and interaction. Here are some do’s and don’ts: • DO keep a safe distance from baboons • DO move away slowly if a baboon approaches you • DO takes pictures from the safety of your vehicle or a safe distance • DO NOT display food when baboons are visible • DO NOT tease or agitate the baboons • DO NOT open the windows or doors of your car when baboons are present • DO NOT feed baboons. You will be fined.

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In 2001 Cape Cheetah was established, which seeks to rescue and rehabilitate cheetahs and, ultimately, release them into the wild.

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Who comes to South Africa and doesn’t go on a safari?

A literal bucket-list experience, we have two breath-taking game reserves we recommend that will not only give you the opportunity to see the exclusive Big-5, other wildlife and flora, but an experience you will take home with you and cherish forever:

Accommodation include premier, family or luxury chalets.

AQUILA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE Published in the “World’s 21 favourite things to do in Cape Town” Aquila Private Game Reserve is recognised as a major Cape Town tourist attraction. Aquila offers you a unique opportunity to experience the Big-5: lions, rhino, buffalo, elephants and leopard up close. Additional wildlife and flora is available to view on our once-in-a-lifetime game drives. The Reserve offers a wide variety of safaris and other activities on offer like 4 x 4 trails, fishing and themed weekend breakaways.

Big 5 Game Reserve less than two hours’ drive from the city.

There is a great emphasis placed on a wildlife conservation educational experience and doing so offers visitors a complimentary educational introduction to their cheetahs. Cheetahs are captive bred and strictly controlled in the interest of cheetah survival worldwide. Aside from the Big 5, Aquila is home to hippo, giraffe, buck and over 170 different species of bird!

INVERDOORN GAME RESERVE Inverdoorn is the largest private wildlife reserve in the area, providing sanctuary to an abundance of wildlife.

Iziba Safari Lodge offers complete relaxation in stylish accommodation.

The game reserve offers a premier safari experience including game drives, luxury accommodation and incredible insight into the rescue and rehabilitation of the cheetah. Inverdoorn is also home to the Big 5 - the elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and the elusive leopard. The game is thriving and during your safari you may come across herds of eland, gemsbok and zebra, or hippos wallowing in the dam. The rhinos, with their horns intact, are a distinct highlight, combined with the magic of walking with giraffes and watching the cheetah run. This beautiful, big cat is the heart and soul of Inverdoorn.

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Harcourts Sterling 021 433 2750 sterling@harcourts.co.za

CLIFTON

R39,000,000

4 Beds l 4 Bathrooms l 3 Lounges LIVE IN THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS ROAD IN CAPE TOWN This spacious 450 sqm home offers 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 lounges, open plan kitchen and dining room. Beautiful views to die for. This home is close to a nature reserve and has natural finishes. Lovely pool area to entertain and a double garage make this home a must see! Clare Cole C 071 563 8868 E Clare.cole@harcourts.co.za

54 AVE FRESNAYE

WST 22492

R 35,000,000 5 Beds l 6 Bathrooms l 3 Garages l 3 Parking Bays l 2 Swimming Pools

King of the Castle Set high on the slopes of Upper Fresnaye, this magnificent property boasts incredible views of Cape Town’s Atlantic Sea Board and Loins Head. Ideal for Short-term lets or a guest house. Sean Lang C 082 707 3451 E Sean.lang@harcourts.co.za

WST 9837


Harcourts Sterling 021 433 2750 sterling@harcourts.co.za

HIGGOVALE

R23,000,000

5 Beds l 5 Bathrooms l Double garage Generous living space and ocean views compliment this home Stylish finishes makes living easy. Enjoy a perfect setting for relaxing and entertaining with natural light that flows throughout the homes open airy layout. A sleek and stylish gourmet kitchen, and an expansive living room opens up to a spacious patio with pool. Endless views of Cape Town from your Master bedroom. Come view this modern contemporary home to satisfy your curiosity. Viewing by appointment only! E&OE Charmaine Gunnell C 082 323 6439 E Charmaine.gunnell@harcourts.co.za

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THREE ANCHOR BAY

R12,500,000

5 Beds l 5.5 Bathrooms l Garage Family Home or Guest House oozing charm in Three Anchor Bay Tastefully decorated, fully furnished and currently run on an Air BnB basis, with first class ratings. Superb comfort and magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Included are pre-approved plans to add a room in the roof, which would give you the ultimate view, as the cherry on top! E&OE. Charmaine Gunnell C 082 323 6439 E Charmaine.gunnell@harcourts.co.za

WST 22242

WST 22397

R12,500,000

GARDENS

R5,600,000

House 1: 3 Bed l 2 Bath l 2 Garage l 234m2 House 2: 3 Bed l 2.5 Bath l separate flatlet l 4 Garage l 436m2 Development Opportunity Two adjacent properties available offering 670m2 total to be developed. Excellent location with only a 5 min drive to the City Centre plus views of Table Mountain.

2 Beds l 2 Bathrooms l Study and tandem garage City living at its best! Spectacular views! Oozing appeal, this lovely fully furnished spacious apartment is neatly tucked away, situated on the border of the City and Gardens area, with views of Table Mountain, Devils Peak and the City. A good return as an investment opportunity. E&OE.

Martyne Dallmann C 074 551 9805 E martyne.d@harcourts.co.za

Charmaine Gunnell C 082 323 6439 E Charmaine.gunnell@harcourts.co.za

GREEN POINT

WST22936

R3,600,000

2 Beds l 2 Bathrooms l 2 Garages Best of Both With views of both the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain, allowing for shortterm lets, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Boasting 2 X bedrooms, 2 X bathrooms, and a double lock-up garage with remote access. Right on the “My City Bus” route. Perfect lock-up and go. Sean Lang C 082 707 3451 E Sean.lang@harcourts.co.za

WST22848

MOUILLE POINT

WST 9633

R130 000 per month

Live in Luxury in this magnificent suite This magnificent apartment with 5 en-suite bedrooms is tastefully furnished, views to die for and indoor pool. Enjoy living in one of the best parts of Cape Town. Long lease. Maid’s en-suite bedroom in the apartment with separate entrance. Available 1 February 2016. Clare Cole C 071 563 8868 E Clare.cole@harcourts.co.za

WST 22846


hello investor

FREQUENTLY-ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BUYING PROPERTY IN SOUTH AFRICA Are there any restrictions on ownership of property by non-residents? There are certain limitations and restrictions, but on the whole, non-residents can own property in South Africa. There are borrowing restrictions on non-resident purchasers wishing to borrow locally to fund the purchase. If I buy property in South Africa as a non-resident and sell it again in a few years’ time, can I repatriate the proceeds of the sale? Yes, provided you keep a careful record of the off-shore source of the funds and meet all conditions set by our exchange control authorities. Am I assured that all aspects of South African property are in order when I buy? No, in South Africa, generally, property is sold “voetstoots:”, as it stands, and the buyer must investigate all aspects of the property with care. Your local attorney can assist you in carrying out this due diligence investigation. For example, check the title conditions, the use restrictions and the physical condition of the building before you buy. What if I want to make the offer now and do this investigation later, when I know I am not wasting my time and money on this work? Simply make the agreement conditional on a thorough investigation by adding the following clause: “This agreement is conditional on the buyer’s written confirmation of the successful outcome of a due diligence investigation conducted on all aspects of the property within 10 (ten) days of the signature of the agreement by both parties”. That will give you time to do your investigation and seek any help you need to get this done. However, note the deadline to avoid the deal lapsing. Are all agreements standard-form documents? No, agreements can be drafted to protect one or other party and it is a good idea to take advice from an attorney protecting only your interests. Can I bring the purchase price to South Africa onIy once I become the registered owner? No, the agreement of sale (sometimes called the “offer to purchase”) will provide the dates by which the deposit, costs of transfer and balance of purchase price must be paid or guaranteed. These dates are important in your planning. What are the hidden costs? The agreement must provide for this, but usually the seller pays the broker’s commission whereas the buyer pays the costs of registration of transfer of ownership. These costs can be estimated accurately in advance. We look forward to helping you with your local property purchase. Ronel Straughan Email: ronel@straughaninc.com l Phone: 021 4222 687 Address: Office 7, 150 St George’s Mall, Corner of St George’s Mall and Wale Streets, Cape Town Boardroom facilities in Rondebosch and V&A Waterfront


Commercial and residential property law niche practice

CONTRACT NEGOTIATION AND DRAFTING We act for clients in the negotiation and drafting of agreements for • the sale and purchase of commercial and residential properties • for the sale and purchase of going concern enterprises such as farms or rental enterprises • leases • notarial deeds NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY INTERESTS We act for non-resident property purchasers who have a particular interest in: • exchange control requirements • structuring ownership • efficiency of repatriation of funds on sale of property • considerations of local borrowing as a hedge against volatile currency • expropriation concerns

RONEL STRAUGHAN Attorney, notary and conveyancer

CONVEYANCING & CORRESPONDENT PROPERTY WORK We offer the full and usual range of both commercial and residential conveyanicng services. In addition to the traditional role as conveyancing correspondent for law firms outside Cape Town, we also act as the property law or conveyancing service provider to the clients of firms who do not offer that service to clients. We also act as the property law or conveyancing service providers to local firms who do not offer that service, while allowing them to retain direct contact with their client.

DEBORAH TSHOKOTSHELA Paralegal

Email: ronel@straughaninc.com l Ph: 021 4222 687 l Office 7, 150 St George’s Mall, Corner of St George’s Mall and Wale Streets, Cape Town l Boardroom facilities in Rondebosch and V&A Waterfront


hello doctor Remember, Reflect, Relive

Facts about sunscreens that travellers should know

than those people who have a continuous lifetime exposure as they are more likely to develop squamous cell Carcinoma.

Ultraviolet radiation consists of 3 wavebands:

Melanoma numbers are growing more rapidly than any other cancer in the UK, USA and Australia and are doubling every one or two decades.

- UVC 100 - 280nm which is blocked by the Ozone layer - UVB 280 - 320nm and - UVA 320 - 400NM

On December 3, 1967 the world’s first human heart transplant was performed at the renowned Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. The operation was considered a success and a medical milestone. The man who performed this feat of pioneering surgery and led the world into an era of sophisticated medical advances was Christiaan Barnard, the surgeon who dared. Today The Heart of Cape Town Museum honours the skill and wisdom of the heart transplant team, the courage of the recipient, the generosity of the donor’s father and the memory of the young donor herself. Experience the drama of that night in fully restored operating theatres where the surgery took place. A fully guided 2 hour tour describes the electrifying events with the help of life-sized silicone models and replicas of important scenes. Guided tours begin at 09:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 (17:00 tours by appointment only)

Open 7 Days a week On completion of the tour visitors are free to browse on their own Old Mail Building, Groote Schuur Hospital, Main Road, Observatory

Tel/Fax: +27 21 404 1967 info@heartofcapetown.co.za www.heartofcapetown.co.za

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According to a Survey that was conducted in the UK on 1500 female travellers, it was revealed that 22% would not use sunscreen and provided the following reasons: They are of opinion that they do not burn; Sunscreen is too expensive; The sunscreen does not work. Based on the above it is important that the emphasis should be placed on the importance of daily Solar Ultraviolet Radiation [DUVR]. Those people who have intermittent DUVR are more likely to develop basal cell Cancer or skin malignant melanoma

The Sun Protection Factor (SPF) concept The sun protection factor [SPF]is a figure calculated by the amount of Ultra Violet Radiation [UVR] required to cause sunburn on the protected skin with sunscreen applied relative to the amount of UVR required to cause sunburn on the unprotected skin (without sun screen). SPF is not related to time of sun exposure but to amount and intensity which varies from time of day and latitude in the world where sun exposure is occurring. Logically a higher SPF provides more sunburn protection and for a greater period of time. It also protects against UVB radiation. UVA rays penetrate deeper and are associated with aging and skin cancers. UVA protection should be at least 1/3 of the SPF and is measured by a star rating system. The ideal product would have SPF 30 plus a 4-5 star rating. Most people only apply half of what is needed. Application guide: • It should be 2mg/cm2 • Two tablespoons for an average person should be applied 20 minutes prior to exposure and be reapplied every few hours or after swimming, even if it is stated to be waterproof. • This equates to slightly more than half a teaspoon to each of the head and neck, right arm and left arm. Use slightly more than a teaspoon on each of the Chest and Tummy, the Back as well as the Left and Right leg! People should still only expose their skin to as much sun as they would without protection. Products that are presently endorsed but don’t provide optimal UVA protection are to be reformulated by this date or forfeit CANSA endorsement. Source: Netcare Travel Clinic. www.travelclinic.co.za


Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital Named after cardiothoracic surgeon Professor Christiaan Barnard who performed the world’s first human heart transplant in Cape Town in 1967, Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital is conveniently located in the centre of Cape Town. The 244-bed hospital offers a full range of medical services, is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and enjoys the support of dedicated healthcare practitioners. As an integrative practitioner, I utilise a combination of therapies including natural medicines, conventional drugs and psychoneuroimmunolgical modulation. I have a true passion for research, lecturing and finding comprehensive and effective ways of restoring and optimising health. True evidence based practice is the integration of accumulated clinical experience and knowledge, patient values, and the best available research evidence to date, into the decision making process for patient care. I am a key member of MDinc. - group of specialist Doctors experienced in concierge and travel medicine; bringing elite medical care to the luxury to you. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the quickest response time to a call out in the Cape Town district. All Doctors have all diagnostic devices and test kits on hand; can prescribe and dispense necessary medicines on the same visit.

Chris Tilney Hospital General Manager

Complementary healthcare facilities and services

Netcare 911 base at the hospital Cardiac catheterisation laboratory Centre for lung disease and sleep disorders Dialysis centre Life Centre (HIV) Netcare Stork’s Nest mother and baby wellness clinic Pain care clinic Retail pharmacy services Transplant division Wound clinic Secure parking Emergency department and trauma centre

24 hour emergency department and trauma centre 24 hour trauma surgeons on call 24 hour heart specialist on call 24 hour nursing staff Medical specialists on call Dedicated resuscitation area Emergency response vehicles

3 Easy Steps 1. Call us on 076 994 3584 – Hotel and Room number 2. Private consultation with medicines delivered 3. Pay with Credit Card or Cash All expenses Covered by Travel Insurance / Med aid

MBChB (UCT), DMH (CMSA), DipPEC (SA) Tel: +27 21 439 5852 Tel: +27 82 462 6014 Email: thepractice@telkomsa.net Suite No 1, Green Point Mews 99 Main Road, Green Point, 8005

Physical address: 181 Longmarket Street, Cape Town GPS: 33.55.18.34S 18.25.6.60E Tel: 021 480 6111 In case of an emergency contact: Netcare 911 on 082 911 Website: www.netcare.co.za (under “Find Hospital” click Western Cape then Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital)

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Metropolitan Life Centre, 7 Coen Steytler Ave, City Bowl


december gig guide GATE 69 Cathy and the Trolley Dollies: Cathy Specific and her sidekicks, Molly and Holly are ready to take you to Cloud9 - and it’s triple the trouble! Brace yourselves for one helluva ride! Tickets R550 and includes a delicious designer mezze served on a double-tiered Lazy Susan, a separate hot soup and bread service as well as a mouth-watering purple Patron-flavoured soft serve ice-cream for dessert. Suggested arrival time is 18:30, dinner is at 19:00 and the show starts at 20:00. Runs from 03 - 31 Dec and again 04 - 28 Jan 2017. SHIMMY BEACH CLUB 3 Dec, 17:00 - Ons Afrikaans Rock: Jack Parow, Karen Zoid, Fokofpolisiekar, Francios Coke, Die Heuwel Fantasties. General Access: R225; VIP: - R325 & Premier: R500 Starting 27 Nov: Submerged Sundays; 14:00 – 02:00. Starting from 7 - 21st Dec. Dean Fuel’s Lilo Party; 17:00 - 00:00 - Every Wednesday on the Shimmy Pool Deck. Every Friday 9 - 30 Dec Black Coffee Summer Fridays; Multi-award winning DJ and Producer, Black Coffee. 17 Dec - Armada Nights: First to kick off the Armada events will be the one and only De Hofnar. 25 Dec – Christmas at Shimmy: A plush Christmas lunch buffet with light entertainment. Space is limited, so be sure to book in advance. Adults and children over 13 years: R895; Children 3-12 years: R175. Children under 3 years gain complementary access. 27 Dec - Armada Nights: Nu Disco, Deep-house and the most unique secret selection of House-music.

FRIDAYS 21h00 – 04h00 Ladies no U18, Gents no U20

SATURDAYS 21h00 – 04h00 Ladies no U19, Gents no U21

DRESS CODE Gents – trendy t-shirts & sneakers acceptable. Strictly NO shorts | caps | vests | open shoes (slops)

31 Dec - F*** Me I’m Famous! NYE- 20:00 – 04:00 - David Guetta’s label ‘FMIF’ will host the legendary NYE extravaganza. MADISON AVENUE: 2 Dec: MAD LED party: Featuring Dillyn Will, Gavin Stander, David April & Jay Nunez. 3 Dec: Bacardi presents GOODLUCK Live 9 Dec: Sketchy Bongo Live 10 Dec: Boardies & Bikinis - Official launch of our rooftop deck bar & cocktail menu 15 Dec: Hunters presents FULL MOON PARTY ft. Ph Fat 16 Dec: PASCAL & PEARCE Live 23 Dec: JHB vs. CAPE TOWN – the battle of DJs between Mark Stent vs Dean Fuel 27 Dec: Summer Love – featuring DJs: CHUNDA MUNKI, VIMO & DEAN FUEL 30 Dec: Kyle Cassim & Friends 31 Dec: New Years Street Party

Welcome to Madison Avenue, Cape Town’s most stylish premier nightclub. We have 2 Dance Floors and 6 Bars where you can dance alongside aerial dancers on silk ribbons, fire performers and podium girls -– you are in for a party like no other. With emphasis on class and elegance, Madison Avenue has a hint of sophistication, a dash of chic and a touch of passé resulting in a party bigger, better and bolder than ever before.

11 Mechau St, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 madisonavenuecpt madisonavenuecapetown


night life BLAH BLAH BAR A: 84 Kloof Street, Gardens T: +27 82 349 8849. Open: Tue - Sat 5pm - 2am. www.blahblahbar.co.za BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB A: 158 Kloof Street Gardens T: 021 423 6805. Open: Mon - Sat 4pm - 6pm Drinks, 6pm - 11pm Kitchen www.thebombay.co.za PROTEA HOTEL FIRE & ICE! A: New Church Street, Tamboerskloof T: 021 488 2555. Open: Fri: 7pm – 12am & Saturday: 7pm – late SHIMMY BEACH CLUB A: South Arm Road, V&A Waterfront T: 021 200 7778. Open: Mon - Sunday 11:00 - 4:00am (Sundays 2am) Kitchen closes at 11:00pm. www.shimmybeachclub.com

ALEXANDER BAR AND CAFÉ Engineered for conversation. Old world charm-bar.Classic cocktails, good boutique wines, craft beers and whiskies.

Check out the working antique phone system. Gourmet light meals and boards served till midnight. A: 76 Strand Street T: 0213001088. Open: Mon - Sat: 11am - 1am. www.alexanderbar.co.za ASSEMBLY Well established giant within Cape Town’s live music scene. A: 61 Harrington Street T: 021 465 7286. Open: Wed, Fri & Sat: 9pm – 4am. www.theassembly.co.za COCO NIGHTCLUB A: 70 Loop Street. T: 072 673 6869 Open: Fri and Sat: 10pm – 3am

GATE 69 A: 87 Bree Street. T: 021 035 1627 Email: info@gate69.co.za FICTION - DJ BAR & LOUNGE For lovers of techno, nu-rave, indie A: 226 Long Street. T: 021 424 7509 Open: Tue – Sat: 9pm – 4am www.fictionbar.com

THIRTY ONE A: 2 Riebeeck Street, 31 Floor, ABSA Building. T: 021 421 0581 Open: Fri and Sat: 10pm – 4am www.thirtyone.co.za

DECO DANCE A: 120 B Main Road Sea Point Open: Fri & Sat 8:30pm – 4:00am www.decodance.co.za JADE CHAMPAGNE BAR & LOUNGE A: 39 Main Road, Green Point T: 021 439 4108. Wed – Sat: 8pm – 2am.

JULEP BAR A: 2 Vredenberg Lane T: 021 423 4276 Open: Wed – Sun: 6:30pm – 2am MADISON AVENUE A: 11 Mechau St. T: 072 564 3794 Email: capetown@madisonavenue.co.za Open: Fridays: 21h00 – 04h00. Ladies no U18, Gents no U20. Saturdays: 21h00 –

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he newest nest for our nations tease has opened in Burg St, CBD. The alluring ambience of Teazers is mesmerizing and exports you to a stylish destination. Enjoy some of the best Wines, vintage Champagnes and treat yourself to a la carte dining with culinary delights. The club offers 3 floors of diverse, scintillating entertainment to guarantee a match for everyone’s taste and preference. Our VIP rooms are available to provide the ultimate in privacy and intimacy.

16 BURG STREET, CAPE TOWN l 021-422 3711 l WWW.TEAZERS.CO.ZA l FULLY LICENCED AND PARKING AVAILABLE

l Hello Cape Town December 2016

ORPHANAGE COCKTAIL EMPORIUM A specialist emporium of artisan cocktails, elixir’s & intoxications & delicious morsels of substance. A:227 Bree Street Corner of Bree and Orphan Street. T: 021 424 2004. Open: Sat – Thurs: 5pm-2am; Fri: 3pm-2am. www.theorphanage.co.za

ERA A: 71 Loop St T: 021 422 0202. Open: Wed, Fri & Sat 10pm - 4am. eracapetown.com

THERE’S A NEW TEAZE IN TOWN

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CUBANA HAVANA LOUNGE LATINO SOCIAL CAFÉ A: 9 Somerset Road, De Waterkant T: 021 421 1109. Open: everyday www.cubana.co.za

Elevating the Revue Bar Experience

Creating a space to spoil and entertain you


BIG 5 SAFARI

Real Africa. Real Close To Cape Town. Over 10,000 hectares of Big 5 Conservancy

Eyeballing the Big 5 Close up, together with outstanding personal service, it just does not get any better than award winning Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa. With game drives, quad bike and horseback safaris situated under 2 hours from Cape Town, it’s the closest you can get to real Africa, in the raw, in the lap of luxury. The newly completed Spa at Aquila adds to the already exceptional services and facilities on offer. A masterpiece in luxury, defined by its serenity and the creative use of natural elements.

2 LARGE HEATED INDOOR POOLS * OUTDOOR POOL * STEAM ROOM * SAUNA AND RELAXATION AREA * NAIL BAR * TREATMENT ROOMS

MASSAGES * FACIAL TREATMENTS * MANICURES * PEDICURES * WAXING * THREADING * HAIR BRAIDING * NAIL ART FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

WINNER 2014 & 2015

FOUR STAR ESTABLISHMENT | PREMIER, FAMILY AND STANDARD COTTAGES AND LODGE ROOMS | DAY TRIP SAFARI | HORSEBACK SAFARI | QUAD BIKE SAFARI | STAR SAFARI | OVERNIGHT SAFARI | FLY IN SAFARI | WINE TASTING | INDOOR & OUTDOOR RESTAURANTS | OUTDOOR POOL | WET BAR | CIGAR LOUNGE | CONFERENCE CENTRE | SPA | LIBRARY | CURIO SHOP | CHILDREN’S FACILITIES & JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAMME | ARC (AQUILA ANIMAL RESCUE CENTRE).

www.aquilasafari.com

Aquilasafari

AquilaSafaris

RESERVATIONS: +27(0)21 4307260 II MOBILE: +27(0)833 019 222 II E: RES@AQUILASAFARI.COM


Hello Cape Town Dec 2016