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CONTENTS ROUTES TABLE VIEW – CIVIC CENTRE A dedicated lane connects Table View station in Blaauwberg Road and Civic Centre, on Hertzog Boulevard in the CBD, via PaardenEiland and Woodstock. There is also a new pedestrian access route from the suburb of Brooklyn across the canal to stations at Zoarvlei and Vrystaat, and a connection to the rail system at Woodstock. At Civic Centre station, commuters can change to a feeder service, which runs to the Gardens via Long Street and to the Waterfront via Green Point, or to the convenient and affordable Airport service. There are a total of 120 temporary stops on three bus routes, moving people between Parklands, Blouberg Sands and Big Bay (past the Blouberg Strand beach front) and the main station at Table View. These temporary stops and routes are designed to test demand and travelling patterns ahead of a more extensive and permanent network of feeder routes. F14 Big Bay – Table View – Parklands East (route to Blouberg Strand beach front) F15 Parklands East – Table View – Blouberg Sands F16 Marine Circle – Table View – Blouberg Sands The main line is scheduled every 10 minutes during peak hours and every 20 minutes during rest of the day and weekends. The feeder routes are scheduled every 15 minutes during peak times and every 20 minutes during other operating houres. Adult R10 Children under 4 years Free GARDENS-CIVIC-WATERFRONT From at least 06:00 until 20:00 MyCiTi buses give easy access to the central business district, entertainment zones, hotels, restaurants and public spaces, cultural and historic landmarks, from the Gardens via Long and Loop Street to the Waterfront, via the Convention Centre and Green Point. Every 10 minutes during peak hours and every 20 minutes during rest of the day and weekends. Adult R5 Children under 4 years Free CIVIC CENTRE-AIRPORT Catch the convenient Airport bus between Civic Centre station in Hertzog Boulevard and Cape Town International Airport, right outside the terminal building. The Airport service runs every 20 minutes from 04:20 to 21:50. The trip takes about the same time, or slightly less, than in a private car, as follows: • Morning peak (direction City): about 20-30 minutes • Afternoon peak (direction Airport): about 45-55 minutes • Other times of the day or in opposite direction to peak hour congestion: about 15-20 minutes (subject to delays). Adult R50 Children 4 to 11 years R25 Children under 4 years Free For more information log on to www.capetown.gov.za or call the City of Cape Town Transport Centre 24/7 toll free information on 0800 65 64 63
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CALE PICK N PAY KNYSNA OYSTER FESTIVAL 2011
Date : 1 July 2011 - 10 July 2011 Time : 09h00 - 17h00 There are different prices for the various events. Please see the website for full price details. Head to Knysna for The Best 10 Days of Your 2011! There will be a jam-packed programme of sports, adventure racing, great parties and plenty to occupy the whole family. The long school holidays are a great opportunity to participate in the ten-day event this year, or just relax in the beautiful lagoon-side town and watch some soccer! So pack your adventure racing gear, load your bikes, sharpen your appetite and head for Knysna to enjoy the country’s longest running sport and lifestyle festival. You’ll be able to indulge in oysters and bubbly while the kids are taken care of or get active with the whole family – there are over 100 events to choose from. The ever popular Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Knysna Cycle Tour will be back as will the famous Pick n Pay Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon. Don’t miss the Oyster Eating Competition and the Pick n Pay Oyster & Wine Mardi Gras presented by Tabasco – a fabulous evening of oysters and wine tasting. Oyster Hotspots all over town will offer oysters in a variety of tastes and flavours at give-away prices! For more info and the full programme, or to book accommodation in Knysna visit www.oysterfestival.co.za 19 Main Road, Knysna,Western Cape Contact: Nicci Rousseau-Schmidt Tel: +27 44 3822974 Email: email@example.com WWE WORLD TOUR - CAPE TOWN
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Price : ZAR 270.00 - ZAR 505.00 WWE is making its return to South Africa this July with five action-packed live events scheduled for Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. Yes, that’s right, you’ll be able to check all of your favourite superstars right in your hometown. The line-up so far is as follows: Rey Mysterio, Big Show, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Alberto Del Rio, Justin Gabriel, Kelly Kelly and many more. Grand Arena GrandWest Casino & Entertainment World 1 Vanguard Drive, Goodwood Cape Town Tel: +27 83 9158000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FRANSCHHOEK BASTILLE FESTIVAL
Date : 16 July 2011 - 17 July 2011 Time : 11h00 - 19h00 Price : ZAR 100.00 Entrance Fee: R100 pp (Allows you access to the Food and Wine Marquee, which includes a tasting glass and a complimentary booklet of tasting coupons); Thereafter all tastings will be charged on consumption Make your way to the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley, South Africa’s Gourmet Capital, over the weekend of the 16 and 17 July, where locals and visitors will be celebrating the Valley’s centuries-old French Huguenot heritage at its annual Bastille Festival. The Food and Wine Marquee is always the focal point which draws people to the hub of activity. This popular meeting place affords visitors the opportunity to sample fine wines from some of Franschhoek’s award-winning wine estates, and indulge in mouth-watering dishes created by the Valley’s highly acclaimed chefs. Sample a wide selection of cuisine, ranging from: oysters, sushi, local and French cheeses to charcuterie, hand-made chocolates and salmon trout from the area. Not to be missed is the festival’s wide-ranging sporting element featuring the usual, popular traditions and activities of boules, the largest and longest running boules competition of its kind, the Franschhoek minstrel parade, as well as the extremely popular barrel-rolling
contest. A farmers’ market, craft market stalls, musicians and children’s activities are also included in the lineup of festival celebrations. For those wanting to appreciate French heritage in comfort, the Screening Room at Le Quartier Français will be screening French movies throughout the weekend. Known throughout the world for its fine cuisine, Franschhoek’s award-winning restaurants will also be offering special menus exclusively prepared for this annual Festival. What better way to paint the town red, white and blue and join in ‘A Celebration of Freedom’. Not forgetting, it’s the only time of the year you’ll be forgiven for wearing a beret. The festival will start at 11h00 daily. The Food and Wine Marquee is open from 12h00 until 17h00. Tickets can be purchased through www.webtickets.co.za, but hurry as tickets are limited. Once the marquee is full no further patrons will be admitted. Turn this social calendar highlight into a weekend of discovery. Book into one of the town’s luxuriously quaint, yet affordable B&B’s or guest houses, and discover all that Franschhoek has to offer. This should also allow you ample time for a leisurely stroll down the main road, uncovering world-class shops and boutiques, allowing for an intimate and relaxed shopping experience. Franschhoek Town Hall 70 Huguenot, Franschhoek Webtickets Tel: +27 21 4811822 Fax: +27 86 6071940 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.webtickets.co.za Contact: Darielle Robertson Tel: +27 21 8762861 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.franschhoek.org.za 10TH STELLENBOSCH WINE FESTIVAL
Date : 28 July 2011 - 31 July 2011 Price : ZAR 120.00 - ZAR 350.00 Online Bookings: R120 pp per day; At The Door: R140; Golden Pass: R350 for the entire festival; Opening Of The Festival - Online Bookings: R160 pp (Includes entry fee and an exclusive Wine Connoisseurs Evening from
N DA R 16h00 till 21h00 on Thursday, 28 July, plus gourmet delights); Opening Of The Festival - At The Door: R180 pp (Includes entry fee and an exclusive Wine Connoisseurs Evening from 16h00 till 21h00 on Thursday, 28 July, plus gourmet delights) A Celebration of the Vine from fine wines and culinary creations to music and the arts is the focus of the 10th annual Stellenbosch Wine Festival, one of the biggest and oldest country food and wine festivals in the Cape, which returns to the Paul Roos Centre from 28 to 31 July this year. A joyous experience of all things epicurean, the festival showcases over 500 Stellenbosch wines for visitors to sample along with gourmet delights from top chefs, educational wine and food workshops, and some of the finest entertainment and artistic talent these famous winelands have to offer, all under one roof. The preceding Stellenbosch Wine Week which kicks off on Friday, 22 July, offers a feast of indulgences on many of the 150 farms that make up the Stellenbosch American Express® Wine Routes. Ideal for day trips or for a prolonged stay in the Winelands, the Stellenbosch Wine Week offers food and wine encounters at top wine estate restaurants, exclusive winemaker dinners and much more. Seating is limited at many of these bespoke events, so be sure to book early! The Stellenbosch Wine Festival has become a tradition during the winter months and is a popular attraction for both local and international wine enthusiasts. On 28 July the festival will be opening with a Wine Connoisseurs Evening from 16h00 to 21:00, on 29 July the festival will be from 16h00 to 21h00, on 30 July it will be from 11h00 to 17h00 and on 31 July it will be from 11h00 to 16h00. Be sure to take advantage of the special online prices by booking your tickets now. Paul Roos Centre, Piet Retief Road Krigeville, Stellenbosch Contact: Annareth Bolton Tel: +27 21 8868275 Fax: +27 21 8868965 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.wineroute.co.za 15TH SA WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL
Date : 29 July 2011 - 14 August 2011
Time : 18h00 - 22h00 FREE ENTRANCE Always a red-letter event, this year marks the 15th South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF) to be hosted by The Playhouse Company in Durban. Comprising a compelling mix of comedy, drama, dialogue, openmic poetry, dance, music and the visual arts, SAWAF highlights the impact women make in our country. While SAWAF offers a wealth of exciting performances, it also presents invaluable opportunities to debate and discuss important issues that affect the lives of contemporary women, and indeed our society as a whole. This year’s festival components include: Rajesh Gopie’s epic The Coolie Odyssey, running in the Drama until 7 August; awardwinning Durban actress Shika Budhoo’s acclaimed debut one-hander, Shikaland, playing in the Loft from 5 to 7 August; and SAWAF 2011’s gala production, Dance for a Cure, to be presented in the Playhouse Opera Theatre on Friday 5 August at 19h30. Staged around the theme of ‘Winds of Change’, this gala event combines stunning fashion design with live music and song, and will be interpreted by a host of stellar local dancers, performing to Astor Piazolla’s breathtakingly beautiful Four Seasons. Other SAWAF attractions include: an evening of Comedy in the Playhouse Opera on 6 August, featuring a line-up of stars of the Stand-up genre; a not-to-be-missed Open Mic session featuring an inspiring line-up poets; a high-profile Dialogue session, centring around the topic of Nation Building; Threads, Moving Into Dance’s magnificent stage work starring poet Lebo Mashile and 7 Dancers, which will be presented in the Drama on 12 and 13 August; and an exhibition of art work by women from the Eastern Cape. Secure undercover parking is available at both the Albany Parking Garage and the Royal Hotel Parking Garage. Limited patrolled street parking is also available. Patrons can contact the Playhouse Box Office on +27 31 369 9540 or +27 31 369 9596 to inquire about wheelchair seats. Light meals, cakes, tea, coffee and cooldrinks are available at the coffee shop in the main foyer. A cash bar will be open, along with the Playhouse Coffee Shop. No eating and drinking are allowed in the theatres. Please note that children under the age of 4 years will not be allowed into any of the Playhouse Theatres. This complex is a totally smoke-free environment. The Playhouse Theatre 50 Lourensford Road Somerset West Cape Town
Contact: Thubelihle Tel: +27 31 3699456 Fax: +27 31 3062166 Email: marketingexec@playhousecompany. com Website: http://www.playhousecompany. com Taste wines from 40 wineries and 30 small food producers in the cosy, tent-covered atrium area of High Street Shopping village. Also included in the ticket price is free entry into the Cape Wine Academy theatre for hands-on wine tastings by top presenters. Venue: High Street Shopping Village Door de Kraal Avenue, Rosenpark, Bellville Western Cape Tel: +27 83 9158000 Website: http://www.computicket.com Contact: Elize Walters Tel: +27 21 9146444 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org NEDERBURG PRE- AUCTION PUBLIC TASTING
Date : 13 July 2011 Time : 10h00 - 17h00 Price : ZAR 120.00 Tickets cost R120 per person and will include sparkling wine on arrival and canapés afterwards If you have an appreciation for exclusive, rare wines, join Cape Wine Master Bennie Howard and other leading local winemakers for a preview of some of the extraordinary wines on offer at this year’s annual Nederburg Auction. As only licensees may bid on the Auction, which takes place on September 16 and 17, the pre-tasting is the ideal opportunity for wine lovers to select the wines you would like to acquire, which can be purchased on your behalf by your local liquor outlet, wine shop owners or supermarket wine buyers. Upper Eastside Hotel Brickfield Road, Woodstock Cape Town Nederburg Wine Estate Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.nederburgauction.co.za.
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Danscape talent to ignite the Artscape stage Some of South Africa’s most talented young dancers will ignite the Artscape stage early this July when they perform in Jazzart Dance Theatre’s annual celebration of dance, Danscape. This year’s production sees the combined talents of Cape Town’s top dance schools and companies, including Dance For All, the Cape Academy of Performing Arts, iKapa Dance Theatre, the Vadhini Indian Arts Academy, La Rosa Spanish Dance Theatre, the Wilvan School of Dance, the Sibonelo Dance Project and the Cape Youth Dance Company 34/18. The Cape Town artists will be joined by dancers from the Durban-based Kwa Mashu School of Dance Theatre who will make their Danscape debut. They are dedicating their dance performance to choreographer and former Jazzart dancer, Sbonakaliso Ndaba. Audiences can look forward to innovative new works incorporating contemporary, modern, Spanish and traditional Indian styles as well as an exciting collaboration between dancers from La Rosa and Wilvan when they perform together for the first time. Danscape provides a platform for up and coming dancers and choreographers to showcase their talent and also serves as a fund-raising initiative to raise awareness and funding for themany community arts projects that Jazzart has running throughout the Western Cape. Jazzart artistic director, Jackie Manyaapelo, explains that Danscape was originally devised as a springboard for young people wishing to launch their careers in the entertainment and arts industries. “This season continues Jazzart’s decade-long tradition of growing influential dancers and nurturing innovative young dance-makers, but imbues it with a fresh approach ‘voices as dance-makers whereby past performers explore and experiment with their own ‘voices’ and choreographers,” says Manyaapelo. In keeping with this tradition, Jazzart will be awarding a percentage of ticket sales to one particularly talented participant. “This award is designed to acknowledge the dedication of Danscape participants and also demonstrates Jazzart’s on-going commitment to advancing the medium of dance in communities throughout the Western Cape,” Manyaapelo adds. Danscape’s opening night takes place in the Artscape Theatre on Thursday, 7 July at 20:15 and is followed by a performance on Frida Friday, 8 July at 20:15; and two shows on Saturday, 9 July at 15:00 and at 20:15. The final performance will be on Sunday, 10 July at 18:00. Tickets are R65 or R45 for block bookings of 20 or more. Book at Computicket or call Artscape’s Dial-a Seat on 021- 421-7695.
IZIKO MICHAELIS COLLECTION Mon-Sat: 10h00-17h00 Closed on Sundays, Workers Day and Christmas Day Entrance Fees: Adults R10; Free to 18 and under; Students R5 and SA Pensioners R5 T 021 481 3933 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.iziko.org.za/michaelis The Iziko Michaelis Collection is housed in Cape Town’s historic Old Town House (1755). This famous collection of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings is the most significant of its kind outside of Europe and America.
IZIKO PLANETARIUM Open daily from 10am – 5pm (Except Workers and Christmas Day) Entrance Fee: Adults R25; Adult chaperones must also pay R25; Children R10; Students and SA Pensioners R10 Planetarium – T 021 481 3900 email@example.com http://www.iziko.org.za/planetarium The Iziko Planetarium is located at ISAM and is a celestial theatre in the round. The Minolta star machine and multiple projectors recreate the night sky and transport the audience through the wonders of the universe.
IZIKO SLAVE LODGE Mon-Sat: 10h00-17h00 Closed on Sundays, Workers Day and Christmas Day Adults R20; Free to 18 and under; Students and SA Pensioners R10 T 021 467 7229 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.iziko.org.za/slavelodge The Iziko Slave Lodge Museum is a space that connects us to our slave roots and raises awareness of issues of human rights, equality and justice. Trace your roots, find the name of your slave ancestors on the ‘wall of remembrance’ and see exhibitions depicting the history and legacy of slavery at the Cape as well as the struggle against apartheid.
IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY Open Daily: 10h00-17h00 Closed on Workers Day and Christmas Day Entrance Fee: Adults R20; Free to 18 and under; Students R10, SA Pensioners R10 T 021 481 3970 email@example.com http://www.iziko.org.za/sang The Iziko South African National Gallery, located in the Company’s Garden, is regarded as a premier art site by members of the arts world, general visitors, tourists and locals. It has grown to become one of international stature with wonderful examples of South African, African and Western European art. Art lovers are invited to explore the intriguing photographic and art exhibitions.
IZIKO CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE Open Daily: 09h00 – 16h00 Closed: Christmas Day & New Years Day Entrance Fees: Monday—Saturday: Adults R28; SA Pensioners R15; Students and Children (5-16) R12; Booked school groups R5 and children under 5: Free; Sunday: Adults R20; SA Pensioners R10; Students and Children (5-16) R5; Children under 5: Free T 021 481 7223 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.iziko.org.za/castle/about.html The Castle of Good Hope was built as the headquarters of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) in 1666. It is the oldest building in Cape Town and home to the historical paintings and furnishings of the Iziko William Fehr Collection.
IZIKO BO-KAAP MUSEUM Open Monday – Saturday from 10am – 5pm (Closed: Workers, Christmas Day, Eid –ul-Fitr, Eidul-Adha and 2 January)Entrance Fee: R10 Adults R5 (seniors and students with SA ID) Children 16 and under Free T 021 481 3938 email@example.com http://www.iziko.org.za/bokaap/visitor.html A visit to the Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum promises to be a unique and memorable Cape experience. The exhibitions: Who built Cape Town?, Mapping Bo-Kaap: History memories and spaces, Patterns of Beauty and New Year Carnival, Die Alabama showcase artefacts, contemporary and historic photographs and art, reflective of this historically rich and vibrant area.
MUSEUMS HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
The Houses Of Parliament are an architectural wonder. Gallery tickets are available from Room 12. Overseas visitors must present their passports. The parliament building, which also houses the Library of Parliament, is beautiful, with its central dome and Corinthian porticos and pavilions. You can also sit in the public gallery during a parliamentary session.The original designer, Charles Freeman, miscalculated the foundations and was replaced by Henry Greaves, who oversaw the building until completion in 1885. The new House of Assembly was designed by Sir Herbert Baker. A pedestrian walkway, Government Avenue, runs through the Company Gardens and provides easy access to Parliament and other nearby attractions are Greenmarket Square, the Castle of Good Hope and the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Between July and January, guided tours take place from Monday to Friday: 11:00 and 14:00 Visiting Address:90 Plein Street Cape Town Tel: 021 403 2266 Houses of Parliament - Cape Town on the web: http://www.parliament.gov.za/
T: 021 465 1546 http://www.sajewishmuseum.co.za
THE SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY MUSEUM
Situated a touch kick away from Newlands Rugby Stadium, the SA Rugby Museum offers an exciting and thought-provoking insight into the history of the game in South Africa. With items dating back to 1891 the museum is a must for any sports fan visiting Cape Town.Take a trip down memory lane; listen to some old radio commentaries; follow the path to unity in South African Rugby and the emergence of the South African Rugby Football Union out of the four previous administration bodies. This museum is a fitting tribute to all South African rugby players, administrators and supporters.Tours are scheduled by arrangement from Monday to Friday, between 09h00 and 16h00. Only groups will be accommodated on Saturdays and Public Holidays.No tours will take place on match days. T : 021 686 2150 http://www.newlandstours.co.za
SOUTH AFRICAN JEWISH MUSEUM
The museum is interactive and Hi-tech, using different media to present highlights of South Africa history, and transforming the Jewish community’s story into a vital account of individual and organizational roles and contributions. Dynamic display reveal the community’s response to the moral and political challenges that confronted them. On view are rare Judaica artifacts, animated video footage of famous Barney Barnato and Max Rose, and an award winning documentary film ‘Nelson Mandela. A Righteous Man’, which is screened throughout the day. Opening Times: 10:00-17:00 Sun-Thur, 10:00-14:00 Fri.
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GOLD OF AFRICA This unique museum entices visitors to experience the ancient, sometimes mystical relationship that exists between gold and the African continen through state - of - the artvisuals and artistic displays. The museum is home to a collection of 350 West african gold artefacts as well as objects from the ancient gold civilisations of southern Africa. Martin Melck House, 96 Strand Street. Opening Times: 09:30 - 17:00 T: 021 405 1540
CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE Contained in the collection is a wealth of historical information concerning the peoples and landscapes of early colonial South Africa. It is one of the most important public collections of artefacts of the period. Buitenkant Street Opening Times: 09:30 - 16:00 daily. T: 021 464 1260
DISTRICT 6 MUSEUM District Six was named the Sixth Municipal District of Cape Town in 1867. Original established as mixed community of freed slaves, merchants, artisan, laboures and immigrants, District Six was vibrant centre with close links to the city and the port. By the beginning of the twentieth century, however, the history of removals and marginalization had begun. www.districtsix.co.za 021 466 7200 Visiting hours: Mon: 09:00 – 14:00 Tues – Sat. 09:00 – 16:00
IZIKO KOOPMANS DE WET HOUSE Mon-Fri: 10h00 – 17h00 Closed Saturdays, Sundays, Workers Day and Christmas Day Entrance Fee: Adults R10; Free to 18 and under; Students and SA Pensioners R5 T 021 481 3935 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.iziko.org.za/koopmans The museum was originally built as the 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 its priceless collection of ceramics.
IZIKO GROOT CONSTANTIA Daily: 10h00-17h00 Closed on Workers Day and Christmas Day Adults R20; Free to 18 and under; Students R10, SA Pensioners R10 T 021 795 5140 email@example.com http://www.iziko.org.za/grootcon Established in 1685, Groot Constantia is the oldest wine – producing estate in South Africa. Its Orientation Centre, The Manor House, The Coach House and Wine Museum gives an insight into the life of a well-to-do Cape farming family of the late 18th to 19th century.
IZIKO RUST EN VREUGD Entrance Fee: By donation Mon-Fri: 10h00 – 17h00 Closed Saturdays, Sundays, Workers Day and Christmas Day T: 021 4813903
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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 and is home to a selection of works from the Iziko William Fehr Collection.
IZIKO MARITIME CENTRE Entrance Fees Adults R10; Free to 18 and under; Students and SA Pensioners R5 Daily :10h00-17h00 Closed on Workers Day and Christmas Day T: 021 405 2880 email@example.com http://www.iziko.org.za/maritime/about.html The Iziko Maritime Centre, located at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, features an overview of shipping in Cape Town. The earliest existing model of Table form part of the exhibitions. There is a collection of ship models and objects associated with shipping in Cape Town. A key part of this resource centre is the John H. Marsh Maritime Research Centre.
IZIKO BERTRAM HOUSE Entrance Fees: Adults R10; Free to 18 and under; Students and SA Pensioners R5 Mon-Fri: 10h00 – 17h00 Closed Saturdays, Sundays, Workers Day and Christmas Day T: 021 481 3972 E : firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.iziko.org.za/bertram/about.html Iziko Bertram House, situated at the top of Government Avenue, the only remaining example of the English Georgian-style red brick houses that were once common in Cape Town. It was built c. 1839 by the English immigrant and notary, John Barker, who named it in memory of his first wife, Ann Bertram Findlay.
IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN MUSEUM (ISAM) Open daily from 10am – 5pm (Except Workers and Christmas Day) Entrance Fee: Adults R20; Free to 18 and under; Students R10, SA Pensioners R10 T 021 481 3800 email@example.com www.iziko.org.za/SAM Iziko South African Museum offers visitors a better understanding of the constantly evolving universe, as well as the biological and cultural diversity of our planet. The African Dinosaurs, Shark World and Virtual Earth (an interactive digital theatre running animations of climate change) exhibitions and Whale Well make the Iziko South African Museum a child-friendly family destination.
DINING SEAFOOD GREEK FISHERMAN
A: V&A Waterfront, T: 021 421 0935
A: Shop 157, V & A, Waterfront T: 021 418 5411 www.greekfisherman.co.za
A:Shop 3, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay T: 021 438 9838
A: 1 Marine Dr. Dolphin Beach, Tableview T: 021 556 5464
BOUILLABAISSE A: 38 Huguenot St. Franschhoek T: 021 876 4430 A: The Rockwell, Schiebe Street, De Waterkant T: 021 418 0443
A: Shop No.1, The Promenade Victoria Road Camps Bay T: 021 438 0404 www.paranga.co.za
CODFATHER A: 37 The Dr. Camps Bay T: 021 438 0782
A: 57A Somerset Green Point T: 021 421 4848 www.pigallerestaurants.co.za
A: 1 Beach Road, Hout Bay T: 021 790 1876
A: Corner of Ryneveld & Plein St. Stellenbosch T: 021 887 7835
A: Ocean Square Sunset Beach T: 021 551 5752 www.southpolerestaurant. co.za
A: Cape Quarter 72 Waterkant St. De Waterkant T: 021 419 0007 www.the-tank.co.za
A: The District, Grand West Casino T: 021 534 9194
A: 110 Bree St. T: 021 422 2770
A: 101 Buitengracht St.Lodge Hotel Tel: 021 422 0880 www.butchersgrill.com
CAFE MANHATTAN A: 74 Waterkant St. T: 021 421 6666
A: 70 Keerom St. T: 021 424 3460 www.carne-sa.com
A: Haritage Square,100 Shortmarket St. T: 021 424 6373 www.hqrestaurant.co.za
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A: The Cape Royal, 47 Main Road T: 021 430 0506
THE FAMOUS BUTCHERS
THE HUSSAR GRILL
A: 108 Camps Bay Dr. T: 021 438 0151 www.hussargrill.com
THE NOSE WINE BAR
A: Cape Quarter De Waterkant Green Point T: 021 425 2200 www.thenose.co.za
A: 3 Lagoon Gate Dr. Milnerton T: 021 528 2093
Under the meticulous hand of legendary chef and owner, Mr Muraoko (affectionately known as ‘Papa San’) and his wife, Minato serves up the finest authentic Japanese cuisine in the city.
Only the freshest and most succulent fish, bought daily, go into creating their superb sushi, sashimi and tempura. Vegetarians are also well catered for.
Value for money, years of experience and tireless devotion to quality make Minato Cape Town’s best-loved and most respected sushi bar.
A: 95 Keerom St. T: 021 422 0765 www.95keerom.com A: Les Fleur Centre, 58 huguenot Road T: 021 876 4375
A: 257 Main Road Sea Point T: 021 439 9228
A: The District, Grand West Casino T: 021 534 6748
A: Shop 7216 Upper Level, Victoria Wharf V&A Waterfront T: 021 421 1916
A: Wale & Pentz St. Bo-Kaap T: 021 423 0850 www.biesmiellah.co.za
A: Shop 154, V&A Waterfront T: 021 419 3009
INTERNATIONAL 96 WINERY ROAD RESTAURANT
A: Winery Road off R44 Zandberg Farm T: 021 842 2020 www.96wineryroad.co.za
A: The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay T: 021 438 2040
A: Constantia Uitsig Estate T: 021 794 2390
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A: Lifestyle Centre Westlake Dr.Tokai T: 021 702 2975
A: 33 Church St. T: 021 424 0000 www.bukhara.com
LA PETITE FERME A: Pass Road Franschhoek T: 021 876 3016 www.lapetiteferme.co.za
A: 39 Main Road Green Point T: 021 434 1090 www.mano.co.za
Mon- Fri 12h00- 14h00 and 18h30-22h00 Open Saturday for Dinner
TUSCANY BEACH A: 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay T: 021 438 1213
A: 27 Caledon St. T: 021 465 7547
A: Aan de Wagenweg Stellenbosch T: 021 887 2121 www.volkskombuis.co.za
LEGENDARY, AUTHENTIC JAPANESE CUISINE IN THE HEART OF CAPE TOWN. BOOKING ESSENTIAL . 4 Buiten Street, Cape Town. 021 423 4712
A: Cnr Church & Beach Roads, Sea Point T: 021 434 2471 www.laperla.co.za
A: At Chamonix Wine Farm Uitkyk St. T: 021 876 2393
A: Oude Stallen 19 Huguenot Road Franschhoek T: 021 876 3772 www.reubens.co.za
A: Kloof Road T: 021 438 4347 www.theroundhouserestaurant.com
A: 67 Dock Road Waterfront T: 021 418 4040 www.sea-palace.co.za
A:Victoria Wharf V & A Waterfront T: 021 425 5555 www.simplyasia.co.za
ING EASTERN FOOD BAZAAR
A: The Wellington Darling St. T: 021 461 2458 www.easternfoodbazaar.co.za
A: Shop 421,Canal Walk Century City T: 021 555 3081
RG’s KABA MAHAL A: 315 Main Road T: 021 434 0008/9
A: 1st Floor Kloof Street Junction 115 Kloof Street, Gardens, T: 021 422 1888/3888 www.royalkitchen.co.za
A: 39 Barnet St. Gardens T: 021 465 4909 www.aubergine.co.za
BISTRO & TAPAS @ ASARA
A: Asara Wine Estate Stellenbosch T: 021 888 8060 firstname.lastname@example.org
BIZERCA BISTRO A: Jetty St. T: 021 418 0001 www.bizerca.com
CAVEAU AT THE MILL A: 13 Boundary Road T: 021 685 5140 www.caveau.co.za
A: 103 Main Road Green Point T: 021 434 6893
LE PIQUE NIQUE
A: Boschendal Manor House, Pniel Road Groot Drakenstein T: 021 870 4282/3 www.boschendalwines.com
A: 119 York St. T: 044 884 1050
A: 60 Kloof St. Gardens Central T: 021 426 0801 www.cafesofia.co.za
THE RED BARN
A:The Fern Gully Farm Rheenendal Rd. T: 082 739 0962
GAME ARNOLD’S RESTAURANT
MARCO’S AFRICAN PLACE
BIG 5 SOUTH AFRICAN
A: 60 Kloof St. T: 021 424 4344 www.arnolds.co.za
A: Aquila Game Lodge T: 021 421 4998 www.aquilasafari.com
CAPE MALAY RESTAURANT
A: Hohenort Hotel 93 brommersylei Rd T: 021 794 2137
CAPTAIN’S TALE& TWO & SIXPENCE PUB A: 88 St George’s St. T: 021 786 1371
A: Cnr. Beach & Recreation Rd Fish Hoek T: 021 782 3066
MAMA AFRICA A: 178 Long St. T: 021 426 1017
ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET AT CAPPELLO FOR ONLY
A: 15 Rose Lane Bo-Kaap T: 021 423 5412 www.marcosafricanplace.co.za A: Cnr Coen Steytler and Heerengracht Rd, Foreshore T: 021 418 3366 www.marimbasa.com
A: Spier Estate Lynedoch Rd(R310) Stellenbosch T: 021 809 1133 www.moyo.co.za
THEO’S GRILL A: 163 Beach Rd Mouille Point T: 021 439 3494
WESTCOAST OSTRICH FARM
A: Westcoast Ostrich Ranch Van Schoorsdrif Rd Philadelphia off N7 T: 021 972 1955 www.ostrichranch.co.za
Cape Town CBD Tel: 021 425 5637 Atterbury House, 9 Riebeek Street, Cape Town
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DINING HALAAL BIHARI - Indian
A: Paddock Shopping Centre Milnerton / T: 021 522 9894 www.bihari.co.za
The Authentic Pakistani Restaurant A: Dockside building, Buitengracht & 31 Machu Str / T: 021 421 9017 www.daawat.co.za
RAASOIE - Indian
7 Kloof St. Gardens / T: 021 423 1777
A: V&A Waterfront / Heritage Square (CBD) T: 021 425 5555 www.simplyasia.co.za
ANATOLI - Turkish Restaurant
24 Napier Str, Green Point / T: 021 419 2501 www.anatoli.co.za
EASTERN FOOD BAZAAR
The Wellington, Darling Street, Cape Town T: 021 461 2458 www.easternfoodbazaar.co.za
OCEAN BASKET - Seafood
Cnr Main And Gabriel Rd Plumstead T: 021 761 0765 ( All of Ocean Basket food in all the branches is strikly halaal) www.oceanbasket.com
THAI RAK- SA - Asian
Cnr of Blaawberg Rd & Marine Drive, Table View / T: 021 914 7009 www.thairaksa.co.za
A taste of Africa
ADDIS IN CAPE - Ethopian
A: 41 Church Street / T: 021 424 5722. www.addisincape.co.za 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 BIESMIELLAH - Cape Malay experience A: Wale & Pentz Streets, Bo-Kaap, T: 021 423 0850 www.biesmiellah.co.za GOLD - GOLD Restaurant is a vibrant, eclectic Pan-African experience GOLD of Africa Museum A: 96 Strand Street / T: 021 421 4653
THE CAPE MALAY RESTAURANT
The spicey, rustic colours of the Cape’s unique cuisine at the Cellars . A: 93 Brommersvlei Road Constantia T: 021 794 2137 LELAPA - Traditional Township restaurant in Langa
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A: 49 Harlem Avenue, Langa T: 021 694 2681 www.theunlimitedletsgo.co.za IKHAYA - Ikhaya African Restaurant offers a memorable celebration of fine food and resplendent surroundings A: V&A Waterfront / T: 021 418 3728 MAMMA AFRICA - A place of African Food,&African Music & African Happiness A: 178 Long Street / T: 021 426 1017. www.mamaafricarest.net
MARCO’S AFRICAN PLACE
Indigenous African & Cape Malay Cuisine A:15 Rose Lane Bo-Kaap, Cape Town T: 021 423 5412 www.marcosafricanplace.co.za MOYO - Sophisticated African experience A: Eden on the Bay Shopping Centre Bloubergstrand / T: 021 554 9671 / 2 www.moyo.co.za
NOON GUN TEA ROOM & RESTAURANT - Aromatic, Spicy, traditional
Cape Malay food.Strikly Halaal A: 273 Longmarket St. Signal Hill, Bo- Kaap T: 021 424 0529 www.noonguntearoom.co.za NYONIS KRAAL - Traditional African, Eastern and European flavours, recipes and cultures together A: 98 Long Street / T: 021 422 0529 / 0525 www.nyoniskraal.co.za ROOTIS CAPE MALAY - Authentic Cape Malay Farefully halaal A: Clock Tower Centre,Waterfront T: 021 425 8810
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.
THIRTY 7 - Cuisine:Contemporary A: Westin Grand Arabella Quays T: 021 412 9999
THE PEPPER CLUB -Cuisine: Continental A: The Pepper Club Luxury Hotel & Spa, T: 021 438 0000 www.pepperclub.co.za
THE SET RESTAURANT
Cuisine: Mediterraneanfine dining 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 7082 www.capegrace.com/dining/bascule
Cuisine: Creative Cape Cuisine A: Cape Grace Hotel / T: 021 410 7080 www.capegrace.com/dining/signal_restaurant
NOBU - Cuisine: Sublime Japanese Cuisine A: One & Only Hotel / T: 021 431 5111
REUBENS - Cuisine: The creative
menu of Reuben Riffel A: One & Only Hotel / T: 021 431 5222
Cuisine: Seafood Delicacies A: The Commodore Hotel / T: 021 415 1000 www.commodore.accommodationsouthafrica.co.za/ fine-dining-clipper-restaurant.php
QUARTER RESTAURANT - Cuisine: Fine Dining in the Cape Malay tradition A: The Portswood Hotel / T: 021 418 3281
TOBAGO’S RESTAURANT Cuisine: International
A: Radisson Blu, Granger Bay T: 021 441 3000
THE ATLANTIC GRILL Cuisine: International
Cuisine:Contemporary South African food served in impeccable surrounding A: Mount Nelson Hotel, Gardens T: 021 483 1948 www.mountnelson.co.za
- Cuisine: Fine Indian
Specialty dining A: The Taj, CBD / T: 021 819 2000 TWANKEY BAR - Cuisine: Oyster & Champagne Bar A: The Taj, CBD / T: 021 819 2000
Cuisine: Modern European & Authentic Arabic, Asian & African delicacies. Halaal & no alcohol A: Coral International / T: 087 310 2273
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/
SALT RESTAURANT & BAR
Cuisine: Simple, Approachable, honest food A: Ambassador Hotel, Bantry Bay T: 021 439 7258 www.newmarkhotels.com/newmark/salt/
TOP OF THE RITZ - Cuisine: European Kitchen with a South African taste on a 360° revolving platform. A: Ritz Hotel / T: 021 439 6988
DINING in the winelands
Restaurant: Raphael’s Restaurant at Asara Cuisine: Classic European Address: Asara Wine Estate, Polkedraai Road, Stellenbosch Tel: 021 888 8000 Email: email@example.com Web: www.asara.co.za
RESTAURANT @ AVONTUUR ESTATE
Address: Avontuur Estate, R44 between Stellenbosch & Somerset West Tel: 021 855 4296 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Web: www.avontuurestate.co.za
OVERTURE @ HIDDEN VALLEY Hidden Valley Wines, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch Tel: 021 880 2721 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.dineatoverture.co.za
PAARL FAIRVEW – GOATSHED
TEL: 021 876 3688 FAX: 021 876 3691 email: email@example.com
Our Contact Details T: 021 863 3609 F: 021 863 2591 E: firstname.lastname@example.org A: The Goatshed at Fairview Suid-Agter Paarl Road Suider Paarl
LA PETITE FERME
FYNDRAAI RESTAURANT DINING AT SOLMS-DELTA
Boschendal Estate, Pniel Road Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek
Mountain Pass Road, Franschhoek La Petite Ferme Lakeside R45 Franschhoek 7690 - 021 876 3016
Solms-Delta, Delta Road Off the R45, Groot Drakenstein Franschhoek Valley t 021- 874-3937 f 021- 874-1852 e email@example.com
R45, Paarl 7670 T: 021 875 5952 firstname.lastname@example.org backsberg.co.za
www.nederburg.co.za Sonstraal Road, Daljosafat, Paarl Tel: 021 862 3104
BOLAND KELDER www.bolandwines.co.za 021 862 6190
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DINING Eating With An Added Value THE PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS
Plenty special offers in StreetSmart Winter Restaurant Week Dine responsibly at pocket friendly prices from 18 – 24 July 2001. StreetSmart SA, an organisation dedicated towards helping street children rebuild their lives. Working hand in hand with NGO’s actively involved in the social development and rehabilitation of street children, StreetSmart raises funds through a voluntary R5 donation with each table’s bill at some 57 participating restaurants. All the offers are well below the usual a la carte prices, but the cost per head and type of menu differs from restaurant to restaurant, with many offering the choice of wine pairings with their StreetSmart winter menu’s. In addition to offering locals great food at affordable prices, StreetSmart Winter Restaurant Week is aimed at making more people aware that it is better to support the wonderful work StreetSmart beneficiary NGO’s are doing to extend a hand to these marginalised youths, than to give money to children living on the streets. Office of Ilanga Travel, 3rd Floor, MSK House, Cnr Buitengracht & Riebeeck Street Tel: 021 418 0621 Web: www.streetsmartsa.org.za
Please see page 33 for more on the paticipating restaurants in the
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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES QUAD BIKING
Elgin Valley (On the way to Hermanus, from Cape Town on the N2 over Sir Lowry’s pass) Tel: 021 8591989 or 083461 4567 www.uncoverthecape.co.za/extreme/quad-biking/
DRAGON BOAT RACING
Cape Of Goodhope Lion’s Head Trail Otter Trail Hoerikwaggo Trail www.hikecapetown.co.za
MAYNARDVILLE OPEN AIR THEATRE
Shop 10 Overbeek Building on the corner of Kloof, Long & Orange Street Tel: 021 422-0388 www.bookcapetown.com/things-to-do/land/cycling
SURFING AT GLEN BEACH
Based in Stellenbosch, specializing in wine tours. We also offer Cape Peninsula Tours , Garden Route trips,Township tours and custom designed tours. www.ukubonaafricatours.co.za
ACTION PAINTBALL GAMES
Corner of Church and Wolfe Streets Maynardville, Wynberg Book through Computicket Tel: 083 915 8000 www.maynardville.co.za
Tucked away in the corner of upmarket Camps Bay nearest to Sea Point www.maynardville.co.za
V&A Waterfront Tel: 021 447-2820 or 082 564-6257 www.dragonboat.org.za Tokai Constantia Tel: 021 790-7603 www.actionpaintball.co.za
on The double-decker bus Tel: 021 511-6000 www.citysightseeing.co.za
RATANGA JUNCTION Theme Park Century city Tel: 021 550 8504 www.ratanga.co.za
076 892 2283 www.paraglide.co.za
SUNSET CHAMPAGNE CRUISE
CAGE DIVING - White Shark Project
16 Geelbek Street Kleinbaai Tel: 028 384 1774
Bloukrans Bungy: Travelon the N2 from Cape Town,40 km East of Plettenberg Bay Tel: 042 281-1458 www.uncoverthecape.co.za/.../bungy...jumping/index.htm
Shop 5 and Shop 7 on Quay 5 (next to Sevruga Restaurant),V&A Waterfront Tel: 021 418-0134, Mobile: 082 900-8234 www.waterfrontboats.co.za
HOT AIR BALLOON
From Cape Town drive up Kloof Nek Road. At the top you will reach a circle. Turn left into Tafelberg Road and follow the road to the lower cable station. Tel: 021 424-8181/021 424-3792 www.bookcapetown.com/things-to.../winelands-hot-airballoon
CARIMISSA TOWNSHIP TOURS
Join Camissa on a visit to the Townships and be welcomed as a guest into these neighborhoods where you will experience the friendly warmth, vibrancy and vitality of African culture. www.companygardens.nl
UKUBONA AFRICA TOURS
Ukubona Africa Tours specialises in township tours but also provides tailor-made tours. Some of the most popular tours provided are the City tour, the Peninsula tour, the Cape Point tour, the Winelands tour, the Whale tour and of course the special Township tour where visitors will be taken to Nyanga and be given the opportunity to experience vibrant township life.Call Jasmin: 083 521 3390 email@example.com
Beach Road, Sea Point Tel: 021 434-4605
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All are welcome www.comfortguaranteed.co.za Terms and conditions apply
KIDZ ZONE TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM
The Two Oceans Aquarium on the V&A Waterfront,is ideally positioned to show case the incredible diversity of marine life .The Aquarium is one of the top tourist attractions in Cape Town with over 3000 leaving sea animals, including sharks, fishes, turtles and penguins can be seen in this spectacular under water nature reserve.
The science centre provides valuable handson learning experiences using world-class exhibits designed to enrich the school curriculum and equip learners (young and old) by increasing their skill and understanding of science, technology and maths.
www.aquarium.co.za 021 418 3823
BUTTERFLY WORLD Butterfly World, one of the more unique attractions of the Western Cape Winelands,consists of a tropical garden in a 1000 m2 green house. This luxuriant paradise makes the free flying exotic butterflies feel right at home.
www.mtnscience.org.za 021 529 8100
WORLD OF BIRDS WILD LIFE SANCTUARY & MONKEY PARK There are more than 3000 birds and small animals in this landscaped wildlife sanctuary. Under - threes get in free. www.worldofbirds.org.za 021 790 2730
www.butterflyworld.co.za 021 875 5628
IZIKO TREASURE HUNTS
This is Indoor Kart Racing - South Africaâ€™s most accessible, inexpensive, mega-excitement sport. The adrenaline rush of racing a high-tech kart at high speed around a twisty racetrack as you jostle for position against other drivers can only be duplicated in sports such as bungi jumping and sky diving.
Iziko Museums organizers treausre hunts through the Company Gardens on the 1st and last Tuesday of every month. Kids get to hunt down clues across three museums sites. The event starts at 6 pm and booking is essential.
www.karting.co.za 021 683 2670 / 6174
THE PLANETARIUM The Planetarium, which is housed in the South African Museum building in Cape Town, is a celestial theatre in the round, utilizing the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe. The ultimate in armchair travel. www.museums.org.za/planetarium 021 424 3330
Bugz Playpark Is a colourful extravaganza of sandpits, pedal cars, jumping castles, rowing boats, jungle gyms and a choo choo train, and will tire out little ones in no time. www.bugzplaypark.co.za
021 988 8836
www.iziko.org.za 021 481 3823
SCRATCH PATCH The Scratch patch is a must - visit for tots who like to explore and discover with their hands. Buy various - sized containers and let your children dig around for gemstones that are theirs to take home. www.scratchpatch.co.za Waterfront 021 419 9429 Simons Town 021 786 2020
WARRIOR TOY MUSEUM The huge collection of dinky toys, lead soldiers and model cars, trucks, aeroplanes, trains, boats and as well as functioning train set will have kids in there element. Little princesses will love the display of dolls, including old - fashioned barbie dolls. 021 786 1395
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ON STAGE Andre the hilarious hypnotist
Get ready for the high voltage hypnosis show with Andre as you have never seen him before. Funnier and wittier than ever, this show is a riot of laughter. Theatre On The Bay, 5 Jul 2011 8:00 pm, Tickets: R90 - R120 from Computicket: 083 9158000 www.computicket.com
Sat 16 Jul 11 7:30 PM (Open)Imperial Russian Ballet - The Nutcracker: Following their 2009 sell-out season of Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to South Africa to perform The Nutcracker. This ballet is based on the book The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, written by ETA Hoffmann. In 1891 the legendary choreographer, Marius Petipa, commissioned Tchaikovsky to write the score for the ballet, The Nutcracker. In 1892 The Nutcracker was first performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in Russia and has since travelled the world. Today it is regarded as one of the premier ballets being performed. Imperial Russian Ballet enjoys performing The Nutcracker more than any other ballet, especially when they are joined by South African children from ballet schools in the various cities they perform in. Artscape Theatre, 14 Jul 2011– 16 July 2011
In keeping with the tradition of Danscape, the Jazzart team in conjunction with a bevy of young artist, will create a montage of works that celebrate the beauty and innovation of collaborative dance in all it`s forms. Directed by Jacqueline Manyaapelo and featuring CYDC 34/18, KwaMashu Dance Theatre, Sibonelo Dance Project, Vadhini Indian Arts Academy, Dance For All and CAPA, Danscape 2011 promises a tour de force of local up-and-coming dance talent. Artscape Theatre, 7 Jul 2011, Ticket: R65
One of the most successful instrumental bands ever to come out of South Africa, SAMA awardwinning Sterling EQ brings virtuosity and glamour together in one breathtaking musical showcase which delights both young and old. The four-piece supergroup, who have performed at SA`s top events and shared stages with international icons, will perform a selection of popular melodies and jawdropping showpieces. Expect anything from Mozart to Mandoza, delivered in great style! On Broadway, 10 Jul 2011 8:30 pm, Ticket: R100
The History Boys
For the first time in South Africa is The History Boys coming to Cape Town direct from the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Alan Bennett’s internationally acclaimed play chronicles the final school year of eight clever young British scholars in pursuit of sex, sport and admission into Oxford or Cambridge. Winner of a slew of prestigious awards including a Tony for Best Play and an Olivier for Best New Play. Set in a northern England high school in the 1980s, and directed by multi-award winning director Alan Swerdlow, Alan Bennett’s internationally acclaimed drama chronicles the final school year of eight clever young British students in pursuit of sex, sport, and admission into Oxford or Cambridge. Two teachers become rivals for the hearts and minds of the boys in this hilarious and provocative play that explores the anarchy of adolescence and the politics of education.Packed with superb one-liners, the group of mostly working class boys prepare for the entrance exams that will determine whether or not they will gain entrance to the elite world of Oxford and Cambridge. They lack a certain urban, middle-to-upper class sophistication, and their school is trying to erase these inequalities as they vie for entrance to the schools that will change their lives. Arguments about interpretations of history, about the role of social class and politics, and about the true meaning of education, the play homes in on staffroom rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence to provoke insistent questions about history and how you teach it and about education and its purpose. Theatre on the Bay, Date : 12 July 2011 - 6 August 2011, Tickets: R 40.00 - R 150.00 Computicket 083 9158000 www.computicket.com
Jack and the Beanstalk
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A pantomime for the entire family, this show comes complete with a cast of 35 performers. The youngest is 6, the oldest is 70! A script created form ideas workshopped by the entire cast, we find ourselves in the magical setting of Fruit and Veg City where happiness and song are the order of the day. Lilly (Roxy Lombard) is the garden fairy responsible for order in this part of her realm. She is assisted by Blossom (Casey Holmes) as she takes care of the host of villagers and pets and sorts out the drama that unfolds. Every week, Mayor Pumpkinskull (Neil Slater) awards a prize for the villager with the largest cultivated creation. This is often won by the ever-popular Miss Savanah Strawberry and poor Mrs Bean (Annelia Marais) can’t seem to grow any beans. The action begins when Gill Pea (Mighaela Alexander) and her grandmother (Rozaan Vos) rent the house next door and poor Jack (Liam Walsh) is sent to sell his beloved Super-Moo. With lots of fun filled drama and falling in love, as well as special guest performances by Pilar Pringiers as the Giant’s wife and Yasmin Martin as Ossie the Ostrich, all ends happily in Fruit and Veg City with valuable lessons learned about money. With selected choreography by Corlia Langenhoven, direction by Dar-
ryl Spijkers, set design by Karin Ashdown, lighting by Ramsey Lotter, make-up by Kelby Zoe Loureiro and props and headgears by Dawn Innes, it’s a show you should certainly not miss. Costumes are a collaborative effort by the Carnivals of the Heart design team. Funds raised from this show will go to the Lourensford Biodiversity Fund. Lourensford Wine Estate, 14 July 2011 - 23 July 2011, Tickets: R 60.00 from Computicket: 083 9158000 www.computicket.com
Marcel Oudejans - Magician Extraordinaire
For over a decade, Corporate Magician Marcel Oudejans has been requested to perform for CEOs, Presidents, Directors and VIP clients of over 100 companies and events all over Southern Africa, Nairobi, Trivandrum, London and Los Angeles. Now for the first time, after performing for more than 10 000 hours and over 35 000 people, you can watch and participate in the show that features the most talked about and most requested tricks and illusions from his career. For his premiere one-man show, veteran performer Marcel has selected only his very best illusions and stories for a show that is sure to keep you captivated, enchanted, laughing and talking for months to come! Be sure not to miss this unique opportunity to see why so many leading companies and professional event planners have made Marcel their first choice when choosing the best available South African entertainment for their events and functions. The Playhouse Theatre, 17 July 2011 - 18 July 2011, Tickets: R 60.00 Computicket 083 9158000 www.computicket.com
Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy takes to the stage at the Playhouse Theatre in Somerset West. The much loved story of the feisty Miss Daisy Werthan and her driver, Hoke, will be transformed from a tale of growing friendship across the racial divide in the American Deep South, to the parallel universe of Somerset West, South Africa 30 odd years on. The story plays itself out against the fraught backdrop of South African politics and race relations during the period 1975 to 1995. Spanning 25 years, the heart-warming tale is set against the fraught backdrop of racial politics, and tells the story of how a widowed Jewish woman and a retired coloured truck driver become the greatest of friends. The Playhouse Theatre, Date : 19 July 2011 - 30 July 2011, Tickets: R 10.00 - R 60.00 Computicket: 083 9158000 www.computicket.com
Gravy turns dreams and goals into reality, no matter how big or small! This production is a song and dance into the comedy, tragedy, drama and romance of the 80’s.Gravy is an American 80’s musical about 17 year old Maria, a shy and withdrawn girl trying to reach her dream of becoming an international disco diva. Set within the soulful environment of the local church against the background of 80’s American gospel choir singing, Maria’s dreams are hindered by her father, Pastor Harold, a strong-willed preacher and respected community leader. Maria’s journey of finding and expressing herself through her voice leaves everyone dancing in their seats and filled with the feeling that even through the struggle, dreams and ambitions can always come true. On Broadway, 19 July 2011 - 30 July 2011, Ticket: R 75.00 from Computicket: 083 9158000 www.computicket.com
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NIGHT LIFE CLUBS & BARS THE BANG BANG CLUB Slick & stylish A: 70 Loop Street, CBD T: 021 426 2011 Open: Wed. - Sun. www.thebangbangclub.co.za DELUXE - Full range of Sound Taste A: Corner of Long & Longmarket Street T: 021 422 4832 Open: Fri.& Sat. 10pm to 4am... Thurs. Salsa nights 7pm to 12am www.topclubs.co.za/Nightclubs/Deluxe.aspx FTV - Home of Excellent music and Fusion shows A: 114 Hout Street, Corner of Buitengracht De Waterkant Village, T: 021 426 6000 www.ftv.co.za VELVET - Rock and Chic A: 160 Bree Street, CBD T: 021 426 0738 / 0737472033 www.capetowntoday.co.za/ Nightclubs.htm ST YVES BEACH CLUB A: 2nd level Promenade Building, Camps Bay T: 021 438 0826 / 0935 CHEVELLE - House Club A: 84 Harrington Str,CBD T: 082 829 6563 Open:Thurs. - Sat. www.chevelle.co.za CHROME - Hip Hop Club A: 6 Pepper Street, CBD T: 083 700 6078/9 Open: Wed. -Sun. www.chromect.com HEMISPHERE A: 31st Floor, ABSA Centre, 2 Riebeek Street,CBD T: 021 421 0581 /4863 Open: Thurs. - Sat. from 10pm www.hemisphere.org.za ASSEMBLY - Live Music A: 61 Harrington Street, District six, T: 021 462 7286 www.theassembly.co.za KINK - Bar & Boutique A: 3 Park Rd, Gardens T: 021 424 0757 Open: 12pm to 4pm Mon. to Fri. Dinner 6pm Midnight Tues. to Sat. www.capetownmagazine. com/sa/events/view/2343/ KINK-Kitchen CATU - Irish Bar A: 38 Hout Street,CBD T: 021 424 7453 Open: Mon. - Sat.10am 2 am
KARMA Beach lounge bar A: Penthouse suite, Promenade, Camps Bay T: 021 438 7773 Open: Wed. - Sun. www.karmalounge.co.za CAPPELLO - CBD A cosmopolitan bar / lounge which combines fine food and vibey energy hosting international. Dj’s every Saturday night A: 9 Riebeek Str T: 021 425 5637 CAPPELLO EDEN ON THE BAY Restaurant & Cocktail bar A: Marine Drive, Blouberg T: 021 554 9696 Open: Monday - Sunday www.cappello.co.za FIREMAN’S ARMS English Pub since 1864 A: 25-27 Mechu Rd. Corner of Buitengracht Str T: 021 419 1513 Open: Mon. - Sat. 11am - 2am www.timeout.com/cape-town/ bars-pubs/venue/.../firemans-arms CLUB BAMBU Bar, Lounge, Live entertainment A: 21b Somerset Rd, Green point T: 082 553 6810 www.topclubs.co.za/Nightclubs/ Bambu.aspx BEAULAH BAR Upmarket gay venue A: 30 Somerset Rd, Greenpoint T: 021 421 6798 Open: Tues. - Thurs. 5pm to 2am, Fri. & Sat. 5pm t o 4am www.beaulahbar.co.za CUBANA - Latino Social Cafe A: Somerset Rd, Greenpoint T: 021 421 1109 www.topclubs.co.za/Nightclubs/ Cubana.aspx ALBA Lounge bar& restaurant A: Alfred Mall & Pierhead, Waterfront T: 021 425 3385 Open: 5pm to 2am www.albahouse.co.za JADE - Groove lounge bar A: 39 Main Rd, Greenpoint T: 021 439 4108 Open: Tues. - Sat. 8pm to 2am www.topclubs.co.za/Nightclubs/ Jade.aspx TRINITY TEL: (0)21 418 0624 firstname.lastname@example.org 15 Bennett Street. Green Point. Cape Town Open 12pm to 4am, Mon-Sat
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Tel: 021 799 8783
HOUT BAY HARBOUR Hout Bay one of the most attractive regions in the Cape. You'll find a friendly working harbour, a famous bird sanctuary and lots of walking trails, as well as long stretches of sandy beach and a Sunday craft market.If you wish to get to Seal island or just to watch some seals enjoying the fishermans left overs Hout Bay harbour will be the perfect spot.
BOULDERS BEACH Boulders Penguin Colony is home to a growing colony of the vulnerable African Penguin and makes for a great stop either to or from Cape Point. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural beach – and what could be better than s wimming with penguins?
The spectacular Kirstenbosch gardens cover an area of 528 hectares of cultivated garden. The gardens are a celebration of South Africa flora and South Africa plants. An excellent spot for lazy picnics, romantic strolls and happy children.
A visit to the Cape Winelands is an absolute must as the region is one of breathtaking vistas and majestic mountain backdrops while being steeped in rich culture and history. The Winelands aredivided into various different regions, each offering their own ”wine route”.
Table Mountain continues to capture imaginations and dazzle newcomers. There are only two waysup – walking or the cable car.Whether you choose to hike up or hitch a ride with the revolving cablecar, the summit offers breathtaking views and endless photo moments. Tel: 021 424 0015
Rhodes Memorial, which nestles at the base of Devil’s Peak, provides spectacular views towards both Table Bay and False Bay and the Hottentots Holland mountains in the far distance.stands on theslopes of Devil’s Peak, on the Northern flank of Table Mountain. www.sa-venues.com/attractionswc/rhodes-memorial.htm
WHAT WINE ROUTE?
Not sure where to go for a wine route adventure? It all depends on how much time you have and how much of day - or week - you’d like to make of it. For those with very little time, you’ll be happy to know that Cape Town’s CBD presents a host of wine bars that will guide you through a virtual wine tasting of practically any estate you choose. But for those who do have some time...
Stellenbosch Wine Route
Franschhoek Wine Route
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 in the north, to the Silvermine mountains (the Tokai area) in the south. The five wine cellars on the route boast a winemaking history dating back to 1685 .
The Stellenbosch Wine Route was the first 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 148 cellars - most of which are open to the public. From Cape Town take the N1 in a northerly direction and turn off at the Exit 39 onto the R304 and follow through into Stellenbosch. Call Stellenbosch Tourism: 021 883 3584 For more information: www.stellenboschtourism.co.za or Stellenbosch Wine Route: 021 886 4310 For more information: www.wineroute.co.za
Franschhoek was founded over 300 years ago when the French Huguenots settled in the Berg River Valley. The wine route here is comparatively small with only 29 cellars, but what it lacks in wine route variety, it makes up for in quality cuisine and breathtaking scenery. A perfect mini-break destination. Franschhoek is 85km outside of Cape Town.
Constantia Valley Association: 021 762 8769 For more information:www.constantiavalley.com
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Call Franschhoek Tourism: 021 876 3603 For more information:www.franschhoek.org.za
THE WINTER STREETSMART SPECIAL ROBBEN ISLAND
Almost as famous as Table Mountain, Robben Island has become an international symbol of human rights and is now a World Heritage Site. On your guided tour youâ€™ll visit Nelson Mandelaâ€™s 46664 call and learn about the life and times of the Apartheid era. Tel: 021 413 4200 www.robbenisland.co.za
There is nothing quite as inspiring as standing at the edge of a continent overlooking the wild ocean with towering cliff cutting into the landscape and holding you above the world. Cape Point is found within the Cape Peninsula National Park. Tel:021 780 9010/11 www.capepoint.co.za
Paarl Wine Route
Only a 40 min drive from Cape Town is the picturesque town of Paarl (pearl), nestled between Paarl Mountain and the majestic Du Toitskloof Mountain Range. Paarl lies in the Berg River valley and is the perfect stop-over destination in the heart of the wine route. From Cape Town follow the N1 north, turn off at Exit 55, Main Street, Paarl. Call Paarl Tourism: 021 872 0860 For more information: www.paarlonline.com
Office or Ilanga Travel, 3rd Floor, MSK House Cnr Buitengracht & Riebeeck Street Tel: 021 418 0621 Web: www.streetsmartsa.org.za
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TOURISM NEWS Inspiring change on Mandela Day
International Nelson Mandela Day 2011 was launched in Johannesburg recently, with a panel of tertiary students at the event expressing their views on what the celebration means to them. The UN-recognised day was launched at the premises of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, on 23 May. Mandela Day was first introduced on 18 July 2009, Mandela’s birthday, to encourage people to dedicate 67 minutes of their time to make the world a better place. The date was internationally recognised by the UN in November of the same year. The slogan for this year’s day is “Take Action. Inspire Change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day.” ‘See you in July’ The launch kicked off with rapper JR’s new song dedicated to Mandela Day, “See you in July”. The number is a remake of the song of the same title made famous by Paul Hardcastle and the Jazzmasters. Sello Hatang, the foundation’s spokesperson, initiated a discussion with the panel of eight tertiary students. He asked them to speak about Mandela, express their thoughts on the day and how it should be celebrated. The panel included Raymond Ntlozi and Osmond Mloni from Pretoria University; Comfort Ndala from the Tshwane University of Technology and Morris Mchachi from the University of Johannesburg. Mandela’s grandson, Luvuyo Mandela, said: “As a family we have always celebrated the birthday at our hometown of Qunu, in the Eastern Cape, by making food parcels so we can distribute to those less fortunate.” Offering service, not seeking it Ntlozi said: “Mandela has been a pillar of strength for the youth of South Africa and I celebrate Mandela Day daily through my various community activities.” Ntlozi volunteers at a children’s home in Zuurbekom, southwest Johannesburg, and helps raise funds for the institution. Mloni added: “I hope everyone can make every day a Mandela Day by just learning to say please and thank you as a sign of appreciation to their fellow human beings.” He described Mandela as a servant and leader whose life narration shows a character full of courage and conviction. He said there was no better way to celebrate such an iconic character than being of service to others – as opposed to seeking service.
as five minutes out of their lives for this activity. On 20 June, a panel of public figures will announce how they plan to celebrate Mandela Day. Breadline Africa, a South African-based NGO, has partnered with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the NYK Helping Hand Scheme to provide a mobile library to a primary school in each of the nine provinces of South Africa as part of this year’s Mandela Day celebrations. Breadline Africa supplies disadvantaged communities with shipping containers, which are then converted into mini feeding stations, clinics or libraries. NYK is the international shipping company which provides the containers. Through the scheme, it identifies a charity of its choice to support each year. This year, NYK contributed R500 000 (US$71 000) to the project for Mandela Day. Each library container costs nearly R90 000 ($12 000) to convert and renovate. Tim Smith, director of Breadline Africa, said: “We buy sturdy, water-tight containers at a low cost and transform them into mobile structures, which we can use to feed, educate or use as a clinic. Our projects try to establish a level of self-sustainability within the community.” First published by MediaClubSouthAfrica.com – get free high-resolution photos and professional feature articles from Brand South Africa’s media service.
Cape Town a top 15 bicycle-friendly city
Cape Town is one of the 15 most bike-friendly destinations in the world, according to a CNN feature on 15 cities around the world “where drivers use all five fingers when they wave at you”. African cities “aren’t the first that spring to mind for bike friendliness, but Cape Town is doing its best to change that,” CNN noted in an article earlier this month featuring South Africa’s “Mother City” among the likes of Amsterdam and Barcelona in Eu-
rope, Chicago and San Francisco in North America, and Beijing and Bogot בin “Elsewhere”. “The South African hub is committed to creating cycling lanes, dedicated bike parking and public commuter showers,” CNN said. Cape Town Partnership MD BulelwaMakalimaNgewana said that being compared to “benchmark pedestrian and bike-friendly cities such as Berlin, Paris, Chicago and Barcelona is very encouraging. Lead SA, an initiative that encourages South Africans to celebrate the country’s achievements while taking responsibility for its problems, said the CNN mention was recognition of Cape Town’s commitment to making cycling lanes efficient and safe in order “to assist in alleviating congestion and pollution by cars. “Less cars and more convenient, eco-friendly access to the city is key to making Cape Town a more liveable city,” Lead SA said in a statement last week. “What Capetonians should also know is that the new MyCiti buses operating in various areas from Tableview and within Cape Town allow cyclists to take their bikes on board with them and also to leave them at secure lock-up points close to the stations.” According to Lead SA, Cape Town’s new cycling lanes mirror the MyCiti bus routes, by running to the right of the existing bus lanes along the northern route, which includes Blaauwberg, Table View and Milnerton. The cycling lanes are three metres wide and evenly paved for a smooth ride. The paved lane stretches for 16 kilometres. There are numerous companies that rent out bicycles in Cape Town, such as ByBike, and various guided bicycle tours are also on offer. The Bicycle Empowerment Network and Vamos Cycling Tour are two companies offering two-wheeled tours through the city’s townships. SAinfo reporter
Mandela Mondays Starting in June, various events will take place as part of the Mandela Day celebrations. From 6 June, people will be encouraged to mark Mandela Mondays by doing something worthy for the next individual, the community or the environment in which they live. People could take as little
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PLACES OF INTEREST The City of Cape Town invites you to explore and experience some of her well known and recognizable sites that has been refreshed and updated and uplifted in recent time as well as some new and old icons that are worth to be re-familiarising in person. COMPANY’S GARDEN VISITOR CENTRE
The garden was established in 1652, making it one of the oldest gardens in the country. The display in the Visitor’s centre gives a comprehensive overview of the early history of the garden, which is unique in that it is the only example of how two different landscape styles – the Dutch ‘produce garden’ grid pattern and the ‘Victorian Romantic’ grid pattern and the overlaid to produce the garden as it exists today. Tel: 021 400 26 21 Visiting times: 7am -7pm
THE OLD CITY HALL
Built in 1905, the old City Hall in Darling Street is a mixture of Italian Renaissance and British colonial architecture. It is located on the Grand Parade to the west of the Castle of Good Hope and is built from honey-colored limestone imported from Bath in England. The 60m/200ft high bell-tower, with a carillon installed in 1923, was modeled on London’s Big Ben. The City Hall was the last major Victorian building to be erected in Cape Town. The City Hall’s carillon was installed as a WW1 war memorial, with 22 additional bells being added in 1925 with the visit of the Prince of Wales. Magnificent and imposing, the City Hall commemorates Kind Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, with its mosaic floors, marble staircase, stained glass windows and specially designed organ with 3165 pipes.
HEART OF CAPE TOWN MUSEUM CAPE TOWN STADIUM VISITOR CENTRE
Since its completion, the new Cape Town Staduim has become an icon landmark in the city, and has elected a lot of attention and interest. The visitors centre is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. How long tours commence at 10:00, 12:00 and 13:00. Prices are R30 for adults and R15 for pensioners and children.
Experience the first heart transplant , the museum is housed where the actual event took place. See where Chris Barnaard successfully transplanted the first heart. www.heartofcapetown.co.za 021 404 1967 Groote Schuur Hospital Main Road, Observatory Cape Town, South Africa
Directions: From the raised Green point traffic circle, take the entrance closest to McDonalds, and entrance on Granger bay Boulevard at entrance Conto the podium. Contact : 021 430 7300
OLD CASTLE BREWERY
While Castle began making in roads into what had been almost entirely “lion country” work was began on the erection of the Castle Brewery in Woodstock. This brewery was to be sited alongside the new railway line as an advertisement for Castle beer –a sort of early billboard.
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The Castle Brewery was completed in 1901, designed by New York architect H. Steinmann and was opened on the 1st April 1902, several setbacks to its completion, being caused by the second Boer War. www.oldcastlebrewery.co.za 021 448 4500
THE DRILL HALL AND CENTRAL LIBRARY
The foundations of the City Hall were laid on 29th August 1900, and the building finally opened on 25th July 1905, by the Mayor Alderman Hyman Lieberman. It is built in an Italian Renaissance Style with a classical facade in a handsome campanile towering to a height of some 200ft. The exterior stonework is of sandstone and granite. The facade facing on Darling Street has a central feature surmounted by a pediment rising 82 feet above pavement level, the wings on either side are about 60ft in imposing clock tower houses the four-sided City Hall clock built to scale and half the size of London’s Big Ben. The building is divided longitudinally, with one half of the building housing the Grand Hall and reception rooms while the portion originally housing Municipal offices and which fronts onto Darling Street is the home of the Central Library of Cape Town.A stone set into the base of the building in front of the main balcony has this inscription: “upon release from prison on 11 February 1990 and on his election as President of South Africa on 9 May 1994 Nelson Mandela addressed the nation here”. For more information go to: www.focal.org.za.
PRAYERS IN CAPE TOWN CHURCHES
AUWAL MOSQUE 34 Dorp Street
NURUL ISLAM MOSQUE 134 Buitngrchtst cape town Phone 021 4234202
AL-AZHAR MOSQUE COMMITTE 6 Keizersgracht St zonnebloem cape town Phone 021 4626692
PALM TREE MOSQUE 185 Long Street Area Cape Town Telephone 21 444 4613
MASJIEDUR RAWBIE MOSQUE 22 Merrydaleav portlands Phone 021 3916675 Yusufeah Mosque
winburg Phone 021 7622505
MASJIDUL UMMAH 6483 Hector Av grassy Park Phone 021 7035529
MADRESSA & MOSQUE 128 Lansport Rd hanover Park cape town 7780 Phone 021 6921909
lotusrivier ltsrvr Phone 021 7061239 Kensington Phone 021 5931340
MASJIDUR RAGHMAAN MOSQUE 15 Rystonrd, hanover Park Phone 021 6919541 128 Lansportrd
ST. GEORGE CATHEDRAL
5 wale street Cathedral Offices 021 424 7360 Cathedral Facsimile 021 424 9772 After hours and emergencies 021 424 0471 David Orr, Director of music 021 424 7360 Staff email email@example.com Website www.stgeorgescathedral.com
65 Regent Road Sea Point Tel:+27 21 439 1962 Fax:+27 21 439 9620 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
88, hatfield st. gardens. Tel: 27 21 465-1405 http://www.gardensshul.org/
ARTHUR'S ROAD ORTHODOX HEBREW CONGREGATION
The Catholic Cathedral is opposite Parliament, on the corner of Roeland, St John’s and Plein streets. St George’s Anglican Cathedral is famous for its former presiding bishop, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. A 1905 Herbert Baker Gothic building, it is located on Wale Street opposite St George’s Mall at the entrance to Government Avenue. Call +27 (0)21 424 7360
The Groote Kerk holds services in Afrikaans, but even if you don’t follow the service, the organ music is superb. Find it on the junction of Adderley, Spin and Bureau streets, opposite the Slave Lodge.
The Central Methodist Mission on the corner of Longmarket and Burg streets, Greenmarket Square, is a typical inner-city church with members from all racial and economic backgrounds.
St James Church, 114 Third Avenue, Kenilworth.
Meadowridge Baptist Church is easily accessible from the M3 highway by taking the Ladies’ Mile off-ramp.
Vineyard Church, 16 Salisbury Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town.
His People, Cape Town, is a city-wide church with six congregations: Baxter, City Bowl, Kuilsriver, N1 City, Tokai and West Coast.
St Peters, Harare, Khayelitsha.
021 434 8680 email@example.com
BELLVILLE HEBREW CONGREGATION C/O P O Box 41, Bellville, 7535 021 939 2169
CAMPS BAY HEBREW CONGREGATION
P O Box 32004, Camps Bay, 8040 021 438 8082 firstname.lastname@example.org
CAPE TOWN HEBREW CONGREGATION Rabbi Osher Feldman 021 465 1405 email@example.com
P O Box 27133, Rhine Road, 8050 021 434 3740 firstname.lastname@example.org
CLAREMONT WYNBERG HEBREW CONGREGATION P O Box 23035, Claremont, 7735 021 671 9006 /7/8 021 683 3011 email@example.com
CONSTANTIA HEBREW CONGREGATION P O Box 230, Plumstead, 7801 021 713 1818 021 715 3110 firstname.lastname@example.org www.shul.org.za
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VACATION SPORT HORSE RIDING: Imhoff Equestrian Centre is situated on Imhoff Farm on the M65 close to the picturesque village on Kommetjie. We offer guided two hour beach rides on the beautiful Noordhoek Beach along the waters edge towards Chapmans Peak and back. We offer three rides daily between 9.00 am and 8.00 pm depending on the season. Tel: 082 7741191
DIVING: Cage: 75 Loop St, Cape Town Mon - Fri 08:30 - 20:00 Sat: 9:00 - 13:00 021 422 4198
INSHORE FISHING: Inshore fishing is a great way to catch fish and, as the name suggests, involves fishing close to the shore. This type of fishing is quite popular in Cape Town and with Cape Sea Safaris, you will enjoy a world class experience. Deep Sea Fishing can be enjoyed all year round in Cape Town with Yellowfin tuna usually arriving in large numbers between March and June and again from October to December. These fish can weigh between 50 and 120kg and are found in the deep waters so tuna fishing usually takes a full day. Other species include Longfin tuna, Yellow Tail, Cape Salmon, Swordfish, the odd Marlin and the occasional dorado. To Book Call Cape Sea Safari’s 086 126 6524
WAVE SURFING You can watch this unique surfing event from land on Sentinel Ridge or take a 15-minute boat ride from Hout Bay harbour and experience the awesome power of the ocean firsthand, there are a number of charter companies that operate boat trips all day to Dungeons on the day of the event.
NOORDHOEK: Huge boulders, rounded by wind and water, frame a little sandy bay called “The Hook”. This is a place for surfers. The waves arrive in short sequence and are often several metres high.
HIKING The CapeNature Hiking Trails range from easy strolls to challenging climbs with panoramic views of mountain ranges and seacoasts.Read more in our detailed guide to hiker safety on our reserves. CapeNature House Belmont Office Park Belmont Road Rondebosch (021) 659 3400
ABSEILING Abseiling off Table Mountain(world’s highest commercial abseil) is an experience of adrenaline and
achievement not to be missed. The world famous Table Mountain soars above Cape Town at 1000 metres above sea level. 1 Vredenburg Lane, off Long Street in the Cape Town City Centre.We are in the Abseil Africa Shop which is above Long Street Liquors Office hours from 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday: After hours, weekends and public holidays: Telephone: +27 (0)21 4220868
STELLENBOSCH WINE LANDS HORSE RIDING Let our guides take you on a horse trail ride from this Stellenbosch Wine Lands livery yard over the wooden bridge, out on to Spier Estate on horseback, through the beautiful vineyards, around the dams, along the shaded river bank trail and back through the Eerste River and to the horse stable yard. 021 881 3683 R310 / Lynedoch Road Stellenbosch
ROCK CLIMBING CityRock is Cape Town’s centre for all things related to the sport of Rock Climbing. Their facility features A large top rope and lead climbing area with Introductory lessons taught numerous times every week. They also offer a large bouldering cave. 021 447 1326 Located in Observatory on the corner of Collingwood & Anson, just 5 minutes from UCT.
KILLARNEY Killarney is a classic motor race track in Cape Town - ideal for novices but also a stern challenge for those willing to pin back their ears. Address Killarney is situated just past the Caltex Refineries on Koeberg Road and behind Tableview. Contact Details 021 557 1639
KAYAKING One of the most unique places in the world - a penguin colony in suburban Cape Town! And the best way to see it is from the water. We leave from Simon’s Town Waterfront and paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbour and out to Boulder’s Beach. After visiting the penguins we stop on a lovely semi-private beach for refreshments, swimming and snorkelling (we provide the snorkels and bottled drinking water.) Our double kayaks are very stable and perfect for those with no paddling experience. By far our most popular trip. During the whale season from August to October there is a good chance of seeing whales as well. Read an article about seeing whales when paddling here. Occasionally we get really lucky and this is the result. Phone: 082 501 8930 Fax: 021 786 4208 Post: PO Box 223, Simon’s Town, 7995
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Hello joburg Where to stay & where to play in Jozi....
Where to stay? CliCo Guest House 27 Sturdee Ave, Rosebank 011 252 3300 www.clicoguesthouse.com BirCHwood Hotel Viewpoint Street, Bartlett Boksburg 011 897 0000
HYdro eXeCutiVe apartments 86 Greyston Drive, Sandton 011 217 8900 www.hea.co.za
ValleY lodGe 13, Jennings Street, Magaliesburg 014 577 1301/5 www.valleylodge.co.za
mistY Hills CountrY Hotel, ConFerenCe Centre & spa 69 Drift Boulevard, Muldersdrift 011 950 6000 www.mistyhills.co.za
Banjaara Classic Indian cuisine Illovo (Next to Thrupp’s Centre) 011 447 8211
Where to dine?
emerald Hotel Emerald Resort & Casino 777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark 016 982 8000 www.emeraldcasino.co.za email@example.com
peermont metCourt at emperors palaCe Emperors Palace - 64 Jones Rd Kempton Park 011 977 9299 www.metcourt.com
Inspired by North East African legend, the interior of the Emerald Hotel was imagineered as a haven from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
radisson Blu Hotel Cnr Rivonia Rd & Daisy Street Benmore, Sandton 011 245 8000 www.radissonblu.com
CarniVore South African cuisine Muldersdrift Estate 69 Drift Boulevard (R114) Muldersdrift 011 950 6000 www.carnivore.co.za
saint GeorGe Hotel & ConVention Centre 58 Old Pretoria, Kempton Park Rd Rietvleidam 011 316 5541/2 www.stgeorgehotel.co.za
The Carnivore restaurant, situated in the grounds of Misty Hills Country Hotel, needs little introduction. Renowned for its positioning statement - “Africa’s Greatest
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel Alma Rd. / Off Bowling Ave, Morningside Manor, Sandton 011 804 2540/1/2 Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa is a 5-star hotel with all the attributes desired in a boutique establishment by the discerning global and local visitor: superb accommodation, a Bali-styled spa, a gourmet restaurant, signature conference and special events facilities, and the ideal location in Morningside. indaBa Hotel William Nicol Drive, Fourways 011 840 6600 Hotel apollo 158 Bram Fisher Drive, Randburg 011 787 5434 www.hotelapollo.co.za
silVerwood manor Guest House 113 Mount Street, Bryanston 011 706 3731 / 071 112 7578 www.silverwoodmanor.co.za tHe GraCe Hotel 54 Bath ave, Rosebank 011 280 7200 www.thegracehotel.co.za tHe Hilton Hotel 138 Rivonia rd, Sandton 011 322 1888 www.sandtonhilton.co.za Stay in the heart of the business district at the Hilton Sandton hotel, north of Johannesburg. Do business in the Executive Lounge and de-stress in the gym or pool. Sample a diverse range of cuisine at one of the hotel’s restaurants. tHe miCHelanGelo Hotel 135 West Street, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandown 011 282 7000 www.michelangelo.co.za
BouleVard CaFé Time Café Shop 1, North Piazza, Fricker Rd, Illovo 011 268 5710 firstname.lastname@example.org
Eating Experience”- it is a cornerstone of the Recreation Africa Group. Catz pYjamas The Orignal 24 Hour Bistro, 12 Main Rd, Melville 011 726 8596 www.catzpyjamas.co.za CoCo BonGo GrillHouse Shop 10, Montecasino Cnr. Montecasino Blvd & William Nicol Drive Fourways 011 511 1826 / 7 dw eleVen - 13 Dunkeld West shopping centre, c/o Jan smuts and Bompass street, Dunkeld West 011 341 0663 www.dw11-13.co.za kai tHai Shop 61, Montecasino, corner William Nicol Drive & Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways 011 511 1844
tHe palazzo monteCasino Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways 011 510 3000
la rustiCa 103 Houghton Drive Houghton 011 728-2092 www.larustica.co.za
tHe roseBank Hotel Crowne plaza Corner Tyrwhitt and Sturdee Avenues, Rosebank 011 448 3600 www.therosebank.co.za
moemas Parktown Quarter (previously Northpark centre) Cnr 3rd and 7th Ave, Parktown North 011 788 7725 www.moemas.co.za
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monteGo BaY Shop 31, Square Level Nelson Mandela Square 011 883 6407 / 011 883 1526 www.montegobay.co.za mYtHos Cnr Van der Linde & Smith Streets Bedfordview 011 615 2271 www.mythos.co.za osteria tre nonni 9 Grafton Ave, Craighall Park 086 122 2532 www.osteriatrenonni.co.za outer limits restaurant and CoCktail Bar Shop 4, Broadacres Lifestyle Centre, Cedar Ave, Fourways 011 467 7938 www.outerlimitsrestaurant.co.za pomodoro Morningside Shopping Center Rivonia rd corner Outspan rd Morningside 087 940 3811 riVer deCk CountrY estate 35 Peter Rd, Ruimsig 087 940 9920 www.riverdeck.co.za sCHwarma Co Shop 2, 71 Grant Ave, Norwood 011 483 1776 www.schwarmacompany.co.za swad Melrose Arch, close to Entrance 3 011 684 1007 Swad (taste), as the name suggests, offers an authentic Indian dining experience in an elegant Indian royal setting. At Swad you can savour a contemporary dining experience that’s fresh and rich with the traditional flavours of India.
tHe silVer BirCH Lifestyle Garden Centre, Beyers Naude Drive Honeydew 011 792 5714 www.thesilverbirch.co.za ViVaCe restaurant Radisson BLU Sandton Cnr Rivonia Road & Daisy Street, Sandton 011 245 8000 www.radissonblu.com Yamato japanese restaurant 198 Oxford Road, Illovo 011 268 0511 www.yamato.co.za
Where to play? BarnYard tHeatre Broad aCres Shop 40, Broadacres Shopping Centre, Cnr Cedar Ave & Valley Rd, Broadacres 011 467 6983 emperors palaCe 64 Jones Rd Kempton Park 011 928 1000 www.emperorspalace.co.za Conveniently situated alongside O R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention Resort combines timeless classical elegance and sheer excitement. With luxurious accommodation in four unique hotels, a glorious health and beauty spa, a magnificent casino with unparalleled gaming enjoyment, the finest in dining options, spectacular entertainment choices, a retail concourse, world class conference facilities and impeccable service, Emperors Palace has it all. Come to Emperors Palace. Come to the Palace of Dreams! emerald aFriCan spa Emerald Resort & Casino 777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd Vanderbijlpark 016 982 8132 The Emerald African Spa offers an ‘in touch with nature’ experience combined with high standards treatments to help the guest escape from the hustle & bustle of everyday life. For specials and treatment book today!
eVerard read GallerY 6 Jellicoe Ave, Rosebank 011 788 4805 www.everard-read.co.za Bill Harrop’s Balloon saFaris Bill Harrop’s Balloon Safaris, Skeertpoort, North, West Province 011 705 3201 Gold reeF CitY Off M1 North 011 248 5000 www.goldreefcity.co.za Just 8 kilometers from the centre of Johannesburg lies the world famous yet uniquely South African Gold Reef City. With its magnificent Theme Park offering the widest range of features and attractions in Africa and the exhilarating Casino complex, alive with the excitement, buzz and energy of Jozi, this is where Jozi comes to play, relax and more! joHannesBurG zoo Jan Smuts Ave, Parkview 011 646 2000 www.jhbzoo.org.za lesedi Cultural VillaGe Broederstroom, on the main route to Sun City and Hartebeespoort Dam 012 205 1394
AN ANCIENT CIVILISATION REBORN. REDISCOVER FORGOTTEN FANTASIES FILLED WITH CLASSICAL SCULPTURES AND ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECES.
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BEHOLD THE WONDER OF EMPERORS PALACE. Life is rewarded at the Palace of Dreams. Step inside and be transported into a world of Romanesque splendour, guaranteed to ignite imagination and excite the senses to the absolute maximus. Turn every day into a dream remembered.
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To delight distinguished diners, there’s a cornucopia of exotic restaurants offering sumptuous feasts from around the Empire. And when it comes to entertainment, fear not, for there’s an endless supply for the entire family. Take in a movie, a scintillating live show, a pulsating music concert or even the combat of world title boxing reminiscent of gladiatorial contests from a bygone era.
soutH aFriCan lipizzaners 1 Dahlia Rd, Kyalami 011 468 2718 www.lipizzaners.co.za
Of course, the opulent casino is always open, where Fortuna, the Goddess of Chance, awaits. Give Lady Luck a try on innovative slots games or join the glamour at one of the many tables, each offering unparalleled gaming excitement and great odds.
tHe rHino & lion nature reserVe Cradle of Humankind 011 957 0349/0106/0109 www.rhinolion.co.za
And before you head for the lavish comfort of your private chambers, in one of our four world-class hotels, tip your glass at one of our intimate cocktail lounges and entertainment venues.
tHe sa lion park Corner Malibongwe & R114, Lanseria 011 691 9905 www.lion-park.com
Whether you wish to wine and dine, meet and greet, or stay and play, Emperors Palace has it all – and it’s just a short complimentary shuttle ride from OR Tambo International Airport. Make your epic escape today.
monteCasino Bird Gardens William Nicol Drive, Fourways Sandton 011 511 1864 www.montecasino.co.za orlando towers Dynamo Street cnr Old Potch Road, Orlando, Soweto 012 345 5114 / 071 674 4343 sa’s world oF Beer SAB (South African Breweries) World of Beer, 5 President Street, cnr Ntemi Piliso, Newtown Cultural Precinct 011 836 4900 www.worldofbeer.co.za
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT EMPERORS PALACE: Tel: +27 11 928 1000 or visit www.emperorspalace.com Follow us on @emperorspalace Find us on PEERMONT SUPPORTS THE NATIONAL RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING PROGRAMME. PROBLEM GAMBLING COUNSELLING TOLL-FREE HELPLINE 0800 006 006. PLAYERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. WINNERS KNOW WHEN TO STOP.
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Where to stay & where to play in the Township Where to stay? Botle’s Guest House 648 Monyane Street, Dube Village 082 838 1886 lolo’s Guest House, soweto 320 Diepkloof Ext 011 985 9183 Situated in Diepkloof, which forms part of South Africa’s most famous township, Soweto, Lolo’s Guest House is the winner of the AA Travel guide award, in the category ‘Traditional Accommodation Township Experience’ for offering accommodation facilities and service of the highest standard in South Africa. The guesthouse also has a conference room, catering for your conference requirements. soweto Hotel Freedom Square, Walter Sisulu Square, Kliptown 011 527 7300 Understated elegance sets the tone of this tastefully decorated hotel, themed to the events that are associated with the history of the location. The warm and welcoming face of a younger Nelson Mandela flanked by Albertina and Walter Sisulu adorn the walls of Reception Desk where guests checkin. The hotel has 46 Deluxe standard rooms and two Presidential Suites. Rooms are equipped with televisions, coffee/tea making facilities, wireless connectivity, hairdryers and in room safes. Room service and dry-cleaning services are also available. tHutHuwedzo Guest House 1199 Phase 3, Diepkloof Extension 011 528 1470 A warm welcome and a personalised service awaits you at Thuthuwedzo Guest House, whether you breakaway for business, holiday or an overnight retreat. VHaVenda Hills Bed & Breakfast Mampuru Street, Orlando West 011 936 4275
wandies Boutique Hotel 618 Makhalalemele Str Dube 011 326 1700
Where to dine? B’s MuseuM restaurant Sowetan traditional meals 5541 Shuenyane Street, Orlando East 011 935 1766 / 082 843 3281 CHaf Pozi Cnr Chris Hani & Nicholas Str, Orlando East 079 888 2186 CHez alina restaurant 3373 Masemola Street, Dobsonville 011 988 5297 CHoC’s PlaCe 3573 Msilinga Street, Zone 3, Pimville 011 933 4716 / 084 712 4934 del lounGe 4139 Maritinus Drive, Diepkloof, Zone 3 011 528 1272/ 082 571 1457 fannY’s restaurant 294 Ramolongwane Str,Meadowlands, 082 576 2931 Hleko’s Best PlaCe 480 Limakatso str, Central Western Jabavu 011 932 6800/ 083 384 8120 Jazz ManiaCs restaurant The Soweto Hotel, Walter Sisulu Square, Corner Union & Main Rd, Kliptown 011 527 7300 kwa tHaBenG restaurant 9138 Nonqawe Street, Pimville 011 938 3337 / 072 127 1619 lesHala Cuisine 139 Makapane Str, Molapo 011 930 6415 news Café soweto Shop No. 330 Mopanya Mall, Old Potchefstroom Road Ext 5, Klipspruit 011 938 1314
PriMi Bazala Shop 145, Maponya Mall 011 938 1491 roBBY’s PlaCe 5634 Zone 5, Pimville 011 933 7965 roots restaurant & GallerY Makhetha Shopping Centre Cnr Mphuthi & Limakatso Street rHYtHM Cafe Pozie 1209 Modjadji Service Rd Pimville, Five star shisanyama cuisine tHe JazzManiaCs restaurant The Soweto Hotel, Walter Sisulu Square, Corner Union and Main Road at The Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication, Kliptown 011 527 7300 www.sowetohotel.co.za sakHuMzi Vilakazi Street Soweto 011 536 1379 Sakhumzi Restaurant is nestled in the heart of Soweto in Orlando West’s famous Vilakazi Street. Sakhumzi Restaurant specialises in typical Sowetan cuisine, from breakfast through to dinner. You can opt for either a sumptuous buffet or a la carte menu. The menu ranges from pap, rice, dumplings, vegetables, grilled chicken, stews / curries to mogodu (tripe), served from either inside the restaurant or outside in a tranquil garden setting.
Vilakazi Vilakazi Street, Soweto 011 936 7432 www.restaurantvilakazi.co.za wandies 618 Makhalalemele Str Dube 011 982 2796 www.wandies.co.za
Where to play? JaBulani Mall Cnr. Bolani & Koma St 011 930 3333 www.jabulanimall.co.za MaPonYa Mall Chris Hani Rd, Klipspruit Ext 5 011 938 4448 www.maponyamall.co.za tHe HeCtor Pieterson MeMorial and media centre is a must see on any tour of Soweto. 8287 Khumalo Str, Orlando West orlando towers Dynamo Str cnr Old Potch Rd, Orlando 012 345 5114 / 071 674 4343 Protea Gardens Mall Old Potchefstroom Rd & Alekhine Str 011 980 3088 www.proteagardensmall.co.za raMutoVHolwa Art Gallery 2904 luvuvhu street Diepkloof Zone 2 next to Sono Road (music, food, art education and artworks) 0726822145 kidzone Parties Kiddies party organizers. Phase 3, Diepkloof Ext, Soweto Contact: Nomsa Sello 079 225 2502 firstname.lastname@example.org
sHeBeens Chez Alina Restaurant 3373 Masemola Street, Dobsonville 011 988 5297
tHe stoeP Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square, Cnr Union Ave and Main Road, Kliptown 011 527 7300
uBuntu kraal 11846 Senokonyana Street Orlando West Extension 011 982 1050 / 982 8290
walter sisulu square Corner of Klipspruit Valley Rd & Union Rd, Kliptown 011 945 2200
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Where to stay & where to play in the East Coast Where to stay? AlbAny Hotel 225 Smith Str / 225 Anton Lembede Cnr Anton Lembede Str & Albany Grove 031 304 4381 www.albanyhotel.co.za beverly Hills Hotel Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga Rocks 021 794 9050 FAirmont ZimbAli lodge 5 Corkwood Ave, Zimbali Coastal Estate 032 538 5000 www.zimbali.org docklAnds Hotel durbAn WAterFront Corner of Mahatma Gandhi & Browns Avenue, Beach Front 031 332 8190 www.signaturelifehotels.com FAirmont ZimbAli lodge 5 Corkwood Ave, Zimbali Coastal Estate 032 538 5000 www.zimbali.org
Hilton durbAn 12-14 Walnut Rd 031 336 8100 www1.hilton.com
pumulA beAcH Hotel 67 Pumula Beach Hotel Rd, Umzumbe 039 684 6717 www.pumulabeachhotel.com
Hotel 64 on gordon 64 Gordon Rd, Morningside 031 312 8907 www.signaturelifehotels.com
QuArters Hotel FloridA roAd 101 Florida Rd, Morningside 031 303 5246 www.signaturelifehotels.com
kApentA bAy 11-12 Princess Elizabeth Dr, Port Shepstone 039 682 5528 www.kapentabay.co.za mondAZur At sAn lAmeer Lower South Coast, Main Rd (R61) Southbroom 039 313 0011 www.mondazur.com proteA Hotel sHAkAlAnd Norman Hurst Nkwalini, Zululalnd 035 460 0912 www.proteahotels.com proteA kArridene beAcH Cnr. Arthur’s Rd & Main Rd 031 916 7228 www.proteahotels.com
rivierA Hotel Margaret Mncadi Avenue (Victoria Embankment) 031 301 3681 www.rivierahoteldurban.co.za riverside Hotel & spA Durban North 031 563 0600 www.riversidehotel.co.za sAlt rock Hotel & beAcH resort Basil Hulett Drive Salt Rock 032 525 5025 www.saltrockbeach.co.za
butcHer boys morningside 170 Florida Rd, Morningside 031 312 8248 www.butcherboysgrill.co.za
soutHern sun nortH beAcH 83/91 Snell Parade, North Beach 031 332 7361 www.southernsun.com
butcHer boys umHlAngA Shop 23, Hilkon Centre, Cnr Chartwell Dr & Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga Rocks 031 561 4106 www.butcherboysgrill.co.za
suncoAst Hotel & toWers 20 Batter Beach Road 031 314 7878 www.southersun.com
cAversHAm mill restAurAnt Caversham Mill Estate, Midlands 033 234 4524 www.cavershammill.co.za
tHe oyster box 2 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga 031 514 5000 www.oysterboxhotel.com
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Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront on the eastern seaboard of KwaZulu-Natal, with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and direct beach access, the Oyster Box Hotel is one of South Africa’s most distinguished hotels. tHe sQuAre boutiQue Hotel & spA 250 Umhlanga Rocks Drive 0861 000 333 www.thesquare.co.za
Where to dine?
beirA AltA Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 032 946 2388
greensleeves medievAl kingdom cAmelot 21 Wishart Rd, Camelot Estate Hillcrest 031 765 9400 green Food studio Lee Barns Boulevard, Umhlali 031 312 6250 www.signaturelifehotels.com
3 cHeFs bistro 106/107 Aldrovande Palace 6 Jubilee Grove, cnr Millennium Boulevard & Jubilee Grove Umhlanga Ridge 031 566 2040 www.3chefsbistro.co.za 9tH Avenue bistro & bAr Shop 2, Avonmore Centre, 9th Ave Morningside 031 312 9134 www.9thavenuebistro.co.za
disH restAurAnt Royal Palm Hotel, Palm Boulevard, Gateway Umhlanga 031 581 8000 www.royal-palm.co.za
green mAngo Avonmore Centre, Shop 12a 9th Ave, Morningside 031 312 7054 HAvAnA grill & Wine bAr Suncoast Casino 031 332 0707 www.havanagrill.co.za Havana Grill & Wine bar is a world class grill room and an ultimate destination for the meat & seafood lover. Situated at the Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World on Durbans’ Golden mile the restuarant boasts magnificant 180 degree views from the Bluff to Umhlanga Rocks.
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Avoid grand displays of expensive jewellery, cameras, laptops and other valuables. Plan your route beforehand, and the type of transport you're going to use. Keep your doors locked at all times and wind windows up. Lock valuable items in the trunk of your car. Be aware of whether any vehicle or people are following you. Never pick up strangers, no matter how friendly they appear. At night, park in well-lit areas Explore in groups rather than alone, and stick to busy, well-lit streets At night stay clear of dark, isolated areas Avoid isolated beaches. Never carry large sums of money around. Travelers cheques are your best bet. Always carry a map with you in the event that you get lost. Also keep your passport, plane ticket and other important documents in a safe place. If in any doubt about the safety of an area, phone a police station for advice.
EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES IN CAPE TOWN: • Argentine Republic 8 Brittany Avenue Bantry Bay 021 439 0403 • Brazil (Federative Republic of ) 2nd Floor, Safmarine House, 22 Riebeeck Street, Cape Town 021 421 4040/1/2 • British Consulate General: Southern Life Centre, 8 Riebeek Street, City Centre 021 405 2400 • Canadian Consulate General: 19th Floor, Reserve Bank Building, 60 St George’s Mall, City Centre 021 423 5240 • Chile (Republic of ) Suite 1918, Main Tower, 19th Floor, Standard Bank Centre Heerengracht, Cape Town 021 421 2344/46 • French Consulate: 78 Queen Victoria Street, Gardens 021 423 1575
• German Consulate General and Embassy: 19th Floor, Safmarine House, 22 Riebeek Street, Cape Town 021 405 3000 • Italy Republic of 2 Grey’s Pass Gardens,Cape Town 021 487 3900 • Korea (Republic of ) Sunset Avenue No. 7LandadnoHoutbay, 021 790 9970 • Mexico (United Mexican States) 2nd Floor, the Spearhead Building, 42 Hans Strijdom Avenue Foreshore, Cape Town 021 419 3848 • Netherlands Consulate General 100 Strand Street, nr Buitengracht, City Centre 021 421 5660
• New Zealand Honorary Consulate General: 345 Lansdowne Road, Lansdowne 021 696 8561 • Spain (Kingdom of ) 37 Shortmarket Street Cape Town 021 422 2326/7
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JUST A LiTTLE REMINDER MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY Remember to lock your car. Never leave valuables in your car. Keep all keys in your possession. Never leave children alone in the vehicle. PROTECTING YOURSELF Carry your camera securely in a camera bag. Avoid dark, isolated areas. Do not walk alone in isolated areas - this includes hiking. Do not carry large sums of money. Be alert!
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