Welcome to Welge Travel Report's Cape Town city guide. Here you'll find the best of Cape Town. WTR's Cape Town map shows you the location of our favorite things to do in Cape Town - including the South African National Gallery and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
You'll also find the best dining in Cape Town, guided by WTR's own Carlota Cuisine. Fine dining in Cape Town includes Le Tete and The Test Kitchen.
Welge Travel Report Notables in Cape Town
Getting around in Cape Town
Transportation in Cape Town
WTR's Tony Transit says the transportation info you need to know is here (http://goafrica.about.com/od/capetownatravelguide/ss/capetownguide_8.htm)
Nightlife/Entertainment in Cape Town
Our Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife is in The Central Business District. Shauna says the Long Street/Kloof area is edgy but has a lot of clubs. Shauna's secret find is Outrage of Modesty.
Shopping in Cape Town
WTR's Shari Shopper thinks the best shopping is at Green Market Square, Long Street, Old Biscuit Mill and Pan African Market.
People Watching in Cape Town
You'll find WTR's Francois Flaneur enjoying the best"PW" at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront where you'll have lots of eye candy including a working harbor and fishing boats..
Beverages - Grape Experience in Cape Town
Our Winnie Winesnob says check out this site for the best nearby wine experiences (capetown.travel/content/page/top-five-cape-town-wine-routes)
Dining in Cape Town
For our cuisine driven travelers WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dinner is at Azure Restaurant at the Twelve Apostles Hotel - B,L,D: Daily, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, 27 21 437 9029.
Starters are from the sea - pan-seared abalone or the baby calamari risotto. Your main is the prawn stroganoff with basmati rice or the Cape Malay curry with basmati rice, sambals and poppadum.
Dessert is Bea's cheesecake with creme fraiche and berries. Your wine is the '11 Hannibal - a red blend of sangiovese, pinot noir, nebbiolo, mourvedre, barbera and shiraz.
Business Information in Cape Town
Cape Town is open for your Business! Check out (http://www.capetown.gov.za/en/business/Pages/default.aspx)
US Embassy: (http://southafrica.usembassy.gov/consulate_capetown.html) – 2 Reddam Ave, 27 21 702 7300
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Cape Town
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Cape Town
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums, such as: the South African National Gallery
Now to May 31, 2018 see Alternative Press - Work of Derek Bauer
“Alternative Press” is an exhibition of original cartoons dedicated to the talent of cartoonist Derek Bauer. He became well-known for his inherently irreverent cartoons and caricatures of politicians and other prominent figures during the troubled and Apartheid-stricken South Africa and the turbulent world in the 1980s.