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    Outrage of Modesty

    with a name like Outrage of Modesty you KNOW this isn’t your average cocktails bar, and these aren’t your average cocktails either. they use ingredients like bee pollen, people. It’s really slick…

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    Door 221

    Door 221 is a bar slash eatery on Bree Street with a focus on old fashioned cocktails and tapas, served in their upstairs and downstairs seating areas. it’s small, which keeps the vibe pretty laid back. don’t go…

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    Bocca

    go to Bocca for the Italian tapas and genuine Neapolitan pizza. the kind of place where the entire table shares a meal (my favourite style of eating). they don’t take reservations, so get…

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    Tjing Tjing Torii

    if you’re looking for a more relaxed fare than upstairs bar Tjing Tjing, plus the yummiest Asian Tapas this side of the City Bowl, then go straight to Tjing Tjing Torii (located upstairs…

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    Hallelujah

    This is as close to New York as you’ll get in Cape Town. a tiny restaurant with an amazing Asian influenced menu, including lobster rolls and interesting local sparkling wines (and rad cocktails!)  Hallelujah…

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    Chef’s Warehouse

    Chef’s Warehouse does the best tapas in town, at the best value. Go there and have the tapas platter for two (and make sure you are hungry, as the servings are generous).…

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    Publik

    if you like wine and you like meat then go to Publik. you don’t need to know anything else. but if you insist: these guys really know their wines. if you want…

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    The Pot Luck Club

    The Test Kitchen’s sister restaurant, which moved to its new fancy premises atop the old silo at the Old Biscuit Mill in 2013. go there for lunch on a week day, or…

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    Clarke’s

    everyone knows their infamous burger, but you should have the blackforest ham and asparagus sandwich – it changed my life. also any cocktail. and the creamery ice-cream. and the ice-cream sundae. website + location…

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    Devil’s Peak Taproom

    burgers and beer. hailed by a few people i’ve met as having the best burger in town (think Shake Shack style), you can also have lots of different beers – as they…

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    Lefty’s Dive Bar

    Lefty’s Dive Bar makes the best ribs i have ever tasted. and the best ribs my husband’s ever tasted. and the best ribs my friends have ever tasted. if you’re after great…

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    The House of Machines

    i go there for the drinks and the coffee and the food, but you might be interested in the cool bikes, too. website + location…

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    Weinhaus + Biergarten

    previously known as &Union – it is an institution of sorts, craft beer & the best pulled pork sarmies in town (also a contender for the best burger). there’s live music on…

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    El Burro

    if you ask anyone in Cape Town where to go for good Mexican (and tequila), they’ll probably say El Burro. website + location  …

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    Yours Truly

    the original Yours Truly in Long Street is perfect for a quick (great) coffee and take-away sandwich. they have a second bigger spot in Kloof street that also does pizza nights and serves…

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    The Roundhouse

    boasts one of the best views in all of Cape Town. go there for brunch / lunch / sundowners on the lawn (aka the Rambullion), or treat yo self in the fancy…

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    Tjing Tjing

    good music, great cocktails, tapas and rad rooftop bar. website & location  …