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Arrive in Style with Uber & CTCT

Free Uber Rides for New Users

Great news for all you lovely readers out there... ComeToCapeTown.com and Uber have partnered up to bring you a super amazing deal for all new users. Sign up using our special code, and you will get a first free ride of up to R150! All you need to do to request your free Uber ride is to get Uber on your phone (available for free on iPhone, Android, BlackBerry 7 and Windows Phone) or visit the mobile website on http://get.uber.com/go/ComeToCT. Once you have signed up by mobile or online, make sure that you enter the promotion code ComeToCT. This will ensure [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Where to Find Banting Restaurants in Cape Town

If you are a fan of the LCHF diet that has been sweeping through the world at a rapid pace, then you are almost certainly always on the look out for good banting restaurants in Cape Town. Visitors who are travelling from out of town or abroad may also be wondering where they can find suitable food and dining options for this low carb high fat eating plan. To help you get sorted, we've put together a handy guide on restaurants, stores and other banting friendly options in the Mother City. Banting Restaurants in Cape Town Please note however that the ComeToCapeTown.com team is neither endorsing or critiquing this eating plan. The [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Have You Been to the City Bowl Drive-In?

We we all super excited to hear about a brand new Cape Town drive-in that is situated in the City Bowl. Based in Vredehoek, this open-air cinema is situated on the Good Hope Seminary Junior School sports field. Movie fans can pull up and park for just R60 per show (a great deal when you think of what a treat it is to have old-school drive-in shows back again!). City Bowl Drive-In In Cape Town, one of the most recent drive-in cinemas was located in Goodwood. As a kid, I remember going to a show once... it was quite an experience. Sadly, after that one closed, we were left without much of a [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Why Look Forward to Autumn in Cape Town?

Despite more than a few very hot days, the gradual transition to autumn in Cape Town has more or less begun, and I for one am rather glad. Not that I don't love the gloriously warm summer days, with its blue skies, sizzling weather, bustling beaches, shorts weather and constant hum of activity. Summer is lovely in this part of the world (something that visitors know only too well). But I have always loved the cooler months. Something about the refreshing air, change of scenery, change of weather and the sign of one season moving to another invigorates me hugely, which means that I always look forward to the start of new seasons. [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Constantia Food & Wine Festival 2015

If you are looking for something fun and rewarding for the whole family, be sure to head to the Constantia Food & Wine Festival 2015, which will be taking place between Friday 17 April and Sunday 19 April 2015. Held at the iconic Constantia Uitsig Estate, on the cricket oval, this annual event celebrates the beauty and richness of the lush Constantia Valley Wine Route. As one of the oldest, smallest and lesser-known wine growing regions in Cape Town, this area is situated in a scenic green valley within the southern suburbs, not too far from Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Here, a small handful of award-winning wine estates can be found, ranging from the magnificent Uitsig estate to [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments