• Norval Foundation

    The Norval Foundation is a centre for art and cultural expression dedicated to the research and exhibition of 20th and 21st-century visual art from South Africa and beyond. Located in the Steenberg area of Cape Town, adjacent to Table Mountain National Park, the Norval Foundation combines the experience of art with an appreciation for nature. The innovative Sculpture Garden, outdoor amphitheatre, purpose-built exhibition spaces and research library are situated in a unique setting that offers visitors a multisensory experience. This is complemented by the Skotnes Restaurant and Bar, a bespoke shop and a children’s playground. They aim to create high-quality exhibitions and public programming to broaden your understanding of the visual arts. The Norval Foundation is honoured to be the custodian of the Gerard Sekoto Foundation, the Edoardo Villa Estate Collection and the Alexis Preller Archive. We believe that art has the power to enrich your lives and that artists contribute to your communities in a profound way.

  • Kalk Bay Modern

    Kalk Bay Modern is an eclectic space that serves as a creative platform for contemporary artists, photographers, ceramists, designers and other creatives from the Southern African region. They specialise in affordable art, art editions and San Bushman art. The gallery also features a select range of ceramics, textiles and selected high quality crafts and jewellery. Expert framing offered. 1st Floor Olympia Buildings, 136 Main Rd,  Kalk Bay, Cape Town 7975 +27 (0)21 788 6571  +27 (0)82 715 3380 kbmodern@iafrica.com  Visit Mon to Sun 09h30 – 17h00  Phone for extended summer hours

  • The Studio Art Gallery

    The Studio Art Gallery is a curated contemporary exhibition space showcasing a variety of emerging and established South African artists. The galley hosts many solo and group exhibitions and includes an open studio where visitors can view resident artists at work. Harbour Bay Centre, Shop 31 (on the square), Cnr Dido Valley & Main Rds, Simon’s Town, Cape Town 7806 +27 (0)21 786 9457 admin@studioartgallery.co.za  Visit Mon to Sun 09h00 – 17h00

  • Cape of Good Hope – Cape Point

    Don’t miss a visit to Africa’s most south-westerly point, the Cape of Good Hope in Cape Point. This spectacular finger of land, southernmost point of the Table Mountain National Park, is covered in fynbos and home to picturesque bays and beaches. Cape Point offers visitors excellent viewing opportunities from the two lighthouses that adorn the point – one still functional, informative interpretive signage that traces the cultural and natural history of the Point. The lighthouse is accessible by foot or you can catch the Flying Dutchman funicular to the top. This is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and offers hiking, surfing, angling, picnicking, beaching and cycling opportunities against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains and coastline of the most south western point in Africa. Diaz Beach has recently been voted as one of the top 50 beaches in Africa – see blog For those who wish to grab a bite to eat or do some souvenir shopping, there’s the stunning Two Oceans Restaurant and the Tigers Eye Curio Shop. Be sure to visit the Buffelsfontein Visitor Centre that showcases all the plants and animals to look out for in a particular season and is full of informative signage. Cape Point Read more [...]

  • Original T-Bag Designs

    One of a kind handmade products using recycled tea bags as works of art!  Tea bags are dried, emptied then painted! Each artist has their own style and  patterns. These miniature works of art are then applied to stationary, wooden trays, coasters, wall decor and more. For a group of previously disadvantaged people in Hout Bay, Cape Town, one cup of tea has indeed provided community, love, excitement, financial security and hope.

  • Sarah Walters

    This boutique ceramics gallery features the work of father and daughter potters David and Sarah Walters. The gallery has a wide range of handmade, functional and decorative studio ceramics. You are also welcome to watch Sarah in her working studio.

  • Scotch & Sofa by Mitch and the Machine

    Mitch Mitchell AKA Mitch & the Machine is the creative drive behind the unique and bespoke interior accessories and gifts found in the world of Scotch & Sofa. Mitch creates your dream design from initial sketches to handcrafting and finishing every original piece. Pop art, sculptures,chandeliers, gifts, mechanical art, ALL FLAT PACK

  • Siyabonga Ceramics

    Siyabonga Ceramics hosts three artists, Madoda and Siyabonga Fani and Chuma Maweni who have taken traditional African pottery to new innovative and pioneering heights. Meet the artists when visiting their ceramic studio and browse the high end ware and one of a kind works of art.

  • The South African Print Gallery

    Dealers in 100 years of quality fine art investment prints by leading artists and pioneering SA printmakers. ,

  • A4 Arts Foundation

    A4 Arts Foundation is a not-for-profit art centre in Lower Buitenkant St, Cape Town. The facility hosts a free to public library and exhibition space, as well as an art studio and workshop. In these spaces, A4 shares local and international exhibitions, talks, seminars, film screenings and educational exchanges.

  • Long Street Antique Arcade

    Alexandra’s: Jewellery, Silver, Royalty Discover Antiques: Ornaments,watches, Jewellery Fowzias: Cameras, Coins, watches Galleria Fortunata: Oriental, Decorative Moulin Rouge: Vintage Clothing Glitterati: Vintage Clothing Marias Jewellery: Antique and Vintage Jewellery Times & Pieces: Watches, Jewellery African Star: Coins, medals, militaria

  • No 5 on Hudson

    No 5 on Hudson is an elegant new Art gallery based in the heart of Cape Town’s trendy De Waterkant. Showing a curated selection of contemporary artworks by local artists drawing on themes like Women in Art, as well as showcasing a collection of fine objects, No 5 on Hudson aims to evoke an experience that heightens the visual senses and appreciates Art in a space contemplated by soul and design.

  • Scotch & Sofa by Mitch and the Machine

    Mitch Mitchell AKA Mitch & the Machine is the creative drive behind the unique and bespoke interior accessories and gifts found in the world of Scotch & Sofa. Mitch creates your dream design from initial sketches to handcrafting and finishing every original piece. Pop art, sculptures, chandeliers, gifts, mechanical art – ALL FLAT PACK.

  • Rupert Museum

    20thc South African art, modern French tapestries and international sculptures.

  • G2 Art

    This contemporary gallery is set in the vibrant heart of the city. Showcasing a wide range of original contemporary art by South African artists. G2 Art offers an exciting range of diverse and affordable painting, sculpture and mixed media for discerning buyers. There is originality and quality in each artwork.

  • Cape Town City Hall & Grand Parade

    It was on the balcony of this landmark building where the late President Nelson Mandela made his famous speech when he was released from prison in 1990. It was built in 1905 amazingly out of limestone imported from England! It was also here where Queen Elizabeth II had her 21st birthday party when she was visiting Cape Town back in 1947! The City Hall, home amongst other things of the Cape Town Philharmonic orchestra, looks out over the Grand Parade which on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, is abuzz with women dressmakers buying bolts of cloth, zips, buttons and accessories of all kinds from the market stalls. Also a great place to buy bargain clothes, second-hand or locally made. The historic Grand Parade is bordered by the Castle of Good Hope, the Cape Town Public Library and Cape Town Station.  This is also a useful starting point to visit the Old Granary and the District Six Museum, in Buitekant Street. Just up the road, off Adderley Street, find one of Cape Town’s most colourful locations, the flower market in Trafalgar Place next to the old Standard Bank. Here locals and lovers are able to brighten up their day or someone else’s Read more [...]

  • Zeitz MOCAA

    The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) is the first major museum of contemporary art in Africa. Over a hundred galleries are filled with thousands of magnificent and thought-provoking artworks from across the African continent. A must visit.

  • Journey’s End

    2016 Judges Best White: Journey’s End Destination Chardonnay 2014 The seeds of Journey’s End were sown in the mid-1990s when Roger Gabb established Western Wines which went on to become the largest importer of South African wines in Britain. Initially only 20 ha when purchased in 1995, it’s now grown to 120 with additional land purchases by his son, Rollo, now MD of Journey’s End. The biggest upgrade has been in the vineyards where sustainable farming methods have seen quality steadily improved. Winemaker Leon Esterhuizen and vineyard manager Lodewyk Retief agree that two things set Journey’s End apart: its location on the south-facing slopes of the Schapenberg facing False Bay with the Hottentots-Holland mountain at its rear and the cool southerly breezes which blow off the cold water, keeping pests and bugs at bay, restricting vegetative growth as well as cooling the vines during the heat of summer. Visits can include jaw-dropping displays of the power of their medieval trebuchet. The Gabbs have been known to fling barrels and even small cars with their 12m tall siege engine on Trebuchet Day held in January every year.

  • Lourensford Wine Estate

    Nestled in the fertile bowl of the Helderberg Mountains in Somerset West, Lourensford Estate, founded in 1700, combines a proud history joins with a dynamic new vision. This magnificent property is steeped in history dating back to the time of Willem Adriaan van der Stel in the 1700’s. Today however it boasts one of the most technologically advanced cellars in the Southern Hemisphere, making use of gravity flow to further enhance the wine making process. The Estate is a 4500 ha agricultural farm and emphasis is placed on the conservation of the Estate’s unique biodiversity and rich flora heritage. Attractions include a visit to the Coffee Roasting Company, Wine Tasting Centre where you can do various wine pairings, including a kiddies pairing. The Lourensford market is open on Sundays and every other Friday during season and they offer a guided hike on the first Saturday of every month. There is also a variety of boutique cheese, olives and olive oil available. You might want to try their Merlot 2015, Shiraz 2015 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2014. Open daily. Closed Easter Friday and Dec 25 Tasting Room: Mon – Sun 09h00 to 17h00 Public Holidays: 09h00 – 17h00 Wine Sales: Mon – Read more [...]

  • Earthbound Wines

    2016 Judges Overall Winner & 2016 Judges Best Red: Earthbound Cabernet Sauvignon Organic 2015 Earthbound Wines currently has no visitor facilities, but you can taste their wines within shouting distance of where the vines are planted at the Darling Wine Shop. You could be forgiven for seeing red when thinking about Earthbound. That’s because its red wines have driven its reputation for quality – and the vines are grown in (red) Tukulu soils! It’s only been known as Earthbound since it rebranded in 2013, to maximise the awareness of its not insignificant eco-credentials. Located on the 975 ha farm Papkuilsfontein, 373 of which are under vine – and 175 ha certified organic, this is one of South Africa’s most significant empowerment joint ventures, begun in 1998 between large wine corporate Distell, a group of black taverners from Gauteng and the local farmworkers. Earthbound is an accredited Fairtrade producer with farm workers benefitting substantially in the form of home ownership, community recreational facilities, skills development and tuition fee assistance for educational purposes. Wine tasting: Darling Wine Shop Mon-Fri 09h00 to 17h00, Sat 09h00 to 16h00, Sun 11h00 to 14h00

  • Jordan Wines

    2016 Best Value Winner: Jordan Chameleon Sauvignon Blanc Chardonnay 2015 Stellenbosch Kloof Rd, Stellenbosch Located at the head of the Stellenbosch Kloof, along what was once the main thoroughfare between Cape Town and the second Cape Dutch settlement of Stellenbosch, is Jordan – a wine estate that could easily lay claim to the title of one of SA’s foremost wine tourist attractions. Husband-and-wife duo Gary and Kathy Jordan have, over the course of 23 vintages since the 1990s, refined the offering at Jordan to the point where it has luxurious guest suites, two restaurants covering fine dining (Eat Out top chef laureate George Jardine is behind pots) as well as more casual bistro and bakery fare, mountain-bike trails, trout fishing (strictly catch and release) and tours of the old prospector shafts on the highest slopes of the farm. And wine, of course. The walls of the tasting room are festooned with a host of top international awards alongside local medals and certificates galore. It’s hard to miss the sign, just past the entrance gate, which prominently displays a chameleon. Chameleons abound in the indigenous bushes and shrubs around the cellar. ‘In African folklore, chameleons are believed to have magical powers,’ Read more [...]