Explore Cape Town

Cape Town and the surrounding countryside offer so many opportunities for exploration and enjoyment it can be difficult to know where to begin. To help you start making some choices we’ve put together a few highlights on the page below. You’ll find some of our favourite restaurants and coffee shops, as well as suggestions for sightseeing, hiking, beach-going, touring and other activities.


gourmet
There are many wonderful fine dining experiences to be enjoyed in Cape Town ( It’s not known as one of the food capital’s in the world for nothing ) Listed below are some favourites which you might like to explore further during your stay with us.

The Test Kitchen
www.thetestkitchen.co.za
021 447 2337

La Colombe
www.lacolombe.co.za/home
+ 27 21 794 2390 

Restaurant at Waterkloof
www.waterkloofwines.co.za/restaurant-activities/the-restaurant
+ 27 21 858 1491

The Tasting Room Le Quarter Francais
www.leeucollection.com/lqf/the-tasting-room
+ 27 21 492 2222

Overture at Hidden Valley
www.dineatoverture.co.za
+ 27 21 880 2721  or  + 27 21 006 1039

Greenhouse Constantia
www.greenhouserestaurant.co.za
+27 21 795 6226 

The Kitchen at Maison
www.maisonestate.co.za/the-kitchen-restaurant
+ 27 21 876 2116

Foliage
www.foliage.co.za
+ 27 21 876 2328

Camphors at Vergelegen
www.vergelegen.co.za/camphors.html
+ 27 21 847 2131

Foxcroft
www.foxcroft.co.za/home
021 202 3304

The Table at De Meye
www.thetablerestaurant.co.za
+ 27 72 696 0530 

Breakfast and good coffee are an integral part of everybody’s vacation. Listed below are just a small sampling of the many excellent coffee shops to be found in Cape Town.

The House of Machines. 84. Shortmarket Street. Cape Town.
+ 27 21 426 1400. workshop@thehouseofmachines.com

De Luxe Coffee Works. 8 Kloof Street. Cape Town
+ 27 72 567 9579. judd@deluxecoffeeworks.co.za

Jason Bakery. 185. Bree Street. Cape Town.
+27 21 424 5644. orders@jasonbakery.com

Truth Coffee. 36 Buitenkant Street. Cape Town ( Voted the world’s best coffee shop in 2016 )
+ 27 21 200 0440. info@truthcoffee.co.za

The Blend. 79 Roeland Street. Cape Town
+ 27 73 831 0547. orders@theblend.co.za

Origin Coffee Roasters. 28 Hudson Street. Waterkant
+ 27 21 421 1000. info@originroasting.co.za

Rosetta Roastery. 66 Albert Road. Woodstock.
+27 21 447 4099. info@rosettaroastery.com

Giovanni’s Deli World.103 Main Road. Greenpoint
+27 21 434 6893. giodeli@iafrica.com

Bootlegger Coffee Company. 39 – 41 Regent Street. Sea Point
+ 27 21 434 0060

Folk Coffee Anthropology. 7 Bree Street. Cape Town
+ 27 21 276 1795

Yours Truly. 63 Loop Street.
+27 81 521 3384

Bean There. 58 Wale Street.
+27 87 943 2228

Things to do near Camps Bay

  • Table Mountain Cable Car
  • Lions Head Hike
  • Pipe Track walk – Hiking trail in Table Mountain National Park
  • Clifton 1st / 3rd and 4th beaches.
  • Watch the sunset whilst drinking cocktails on the terrace of the Leopard Lounge at The Twelve Apostles Hotel.
  • Pamper yourself at The Langaro lifestyle centre in Camps Bay.
  • Watch a show at Theatre on The Bay
  • Surfing at Glen Beach.

Recommended Tours & Activities

African Blue Tours
David Smith: 00 27 82 321 6175
info@africanbluetours.com
www.africanbluetours.com

Cape Escape
Day tours + running, hiking and mountainbike tours. http://capemountainbikingtours.com/cmtb/

Ferriers Tours (Airport Transfers)
00 27 83 477 8504 Owen / Brenda

White Shark Projects
00 27 028 312 3347
www.whitesharkprojects.co.za / bookings@whitesharkprojects.co.za

James Gradwell’s Cape Town Photography Tours
www.photographytours.co.za | Tel: +27 (0)76 033 2343 | Email: info@photographytours.co.za

Yacoob Yachts – Sunset trips / private charters
Tel: +27 (0)21 421 0909 | http://www.yacoobyachts.com

Paragliding South Africa
Go paragliding from Lion’s Head |  http://www.paraglide-south-africa.com

Dornier wine estate
Premier wine and food experience. Find out more about Dornier wine estate, Stellenbosch | http://www.dornier.co.za/

Bakoven House Wellness Centre
Massage and relaxation | http://www.bakovenhouse.com/

Aquila Safari Lodge – recommended safaris and game reserves
See the Big 5 game animals in a luxury reserve just 2 hours drive from Cape Town | http://www.aquilasafari.com.

Robben Island Museum Tour
The tour includes a return trip across Table Bay, a visit to the Maximum Security Prison, and a bus tour of the Island | http://www.robben-island.org.za/tours

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Visit the top of iconic Table Mountain | www.tablemountain.net (recommended to book tickets online toavoid the ticket-office queue)

 

Recommended Car Hire & Public Transport Info
Should you need to hire a vehicle for your stay in Cape Town the following suppliers can offer a wide range of options including luxury vehicles:

AVIS – Airport / Cape Town+ 27 21 927 8800 www.avis.co.za
Comet Car Hire ( Our preferred provider )+ 27 21 386 2411 www.cometcar.co.za
Budget Car Hire+ 27 21 927 8800 www.budget.co.za
Tempest Car Hire+ 27 21 935 8650 www.tempestcarhire.co.za
Hertz Rent A Car+ 27 21 935 4800 www.hertz.co.za
Europ Car+ 27 21 935 8600 www.europcar.co.za
LUXURY VEHICLE HIRE
Cape Cobra+ 27 83 321 9193www.capecobrahire.co.za
Aviswww.avisluxurycollection.co.za
BookCapeTownwww.bookcapetown.com/car-rental/luxury-supercars
Drive South Africa+ 27 21 423 6957www.drivesouthafrica.co.za/luxurycar-hire/capetown

City Sightseeing – open-topped bus tours
Hop-on, hop-off tours of the city and surrounds in the famous red buses | https://www.citysightseeing.co.za

Cab Express / Unicab.
00 27 21 486 – 1616. Our preferred 24 HR Cab Service.

What’s on in Cape Town

woict-logo-white-outline-370-2What’s On In Cape Town – App
Users can search for events and attractions in Cape Town either by date, area, category or keyword, and you’ll find all the necessary information right at your fingertips – prices, opening times, venues, key details and everything in between.
Find out more
ctm-logo2CapeTownMagazine.com
Guide to what’s on in Cape Town, every day of the year.
cape-markets-web-logoCapeMarkets.co.za
A guide to all the markets and fairs of the Cape.